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After London, Or, Wild England: A Classic of Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Hardcover) By Richard Jefferies
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This sci-fi classic depicts a London destroyed by a cataclysmic event, with the remnants of England's population beginning a primitive society in the countryside. With a background in studying the... More > rural regions of England, professional naturalist turned novelist Richard Jefferies took to authoring a story that imagined a world in which nature emerges victorious over the encroaching industrialized world. London - the epicentre of urban activity and industrial progress - undergoes a disaster which wipes its human population, and much of England's, from existence. Jefferies investigates the aftermath of the disaster, as communities of people begin to form anew. The traces of London are gradually subsumed by nature, its ruined buildings worn away by water, plants and trees rising to reclaim the land upon which the metropolis sat. By contrast nature and man flourish anew in a mostly harmonious partnership.< Less
Autograph Album (Classic Edition) By Christine Plouvier
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Looking for a dignified yet personal gift for a graduate or colleague? The AUTOGRAPH ALBUM (CLASSIC EDITION) preserves memories in the tradition of the autograph books of the late 19th Century. With... More > its understated cover (devoid of all but essential publishing information) and its uncluttered, aged single-color interior (updated with one theme image), the AUTOGRAPH ALBUM (CLASSIC EDITION) provides the perfect setting for inscriptions dedicated to its discriminating owner. This item is part of our CLASSIC COLLECTION of FULL COLOR INTERIOR autograph books. Author CHRISTINE PLOUVIER writes fiction and non-fiction.< Less
The Classics: Bringing History to Life By Marilyn Ebel
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"The Classics: Bringing History to Life" leads the reader inside historical events. History covered includes Early America, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Precursors to European Revolution,... More > Revolution and the Napoleonic Era in Europe. Experience history as it's being made, understanding the events and feeling the emotions as fictionalized and interpreted by the author is a special delight of fictionalized history. The reader is shown how to find and download classic novels from the Internet, building a personal e-book library. Lists of classic novels related to history provide starter titles to search for. Marilyn Ebel, the author, attempts to keep the book current with the latest technology for saving and reading books in the reader's personal e-book library, for example cell phone and tablet readers.< Less
The Classics: Bringing History to Life By Marilyn Ebel
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"The Classics: Bringing History to Life" leads the reader inside historical events. History covered includes Early America, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Precursors to European Revolution,... More > Revolution and the Napoleonic Era in Europe. Experience history as it's being made, understanding the events and feeling the emotions as fictionalized and interpreted by the author is a special delight of fictionalized history. The reader is shown how to find and download classic novels from the Internet, building a personal e-book library. Lists of classic novels related to history provide starter titles to search for. Marilyn Ebel, the author, attempts to keep the book current with the latest technology for saving and reading books in the reader's personal e-book library, for example cell phone and tablet readers.< Less
Oroonoko - the Original classic Edition By Aphra Behn
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Oroonoko is a short work of prose fiction by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688, concerning the love of its hero, an enslaved African in Surinam in the 1660s, and the author's own... More > experiences in the new South American colony. Oroonoko is a relatively short novel whose full title is Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave. The novel concerns the grandson of an African king, Prince Oroonoko, who falls in love with Imoinda, the daughter of that king's top general.< Less
Oroonoko - the Original classic Edition By Aphra Behn
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Oroonoko is a short work of prose fiction by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688, concerning the love of its hero, an enslaved African in Surinam in the 1660s, and the author's own... More > experiences in the new South American colony. Oroonoko is a relatively short novel whose full title is Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave. The novel concerns the grandson of an African king, Prince Oroonoko, who falls in love with Imoinda, the daughter of that king's top general.< Less
Lost Worlds Classics By Alex Toth
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‘LOST WORLDS’ has stayed hidden amongst the Cosmos, keeping it‘s tales and secrets safe. But now, after being away for over sixty years, It’s back! We’ve found our way... More > into the hidden realms in order to bring to you this collection of the classic 1952 science fiction anthology comic for you to explore, and relive the thrilling tales it withholds!< Less
Metamorphosis: Dunda Books Classic By Franz Kafka & David Wyllie
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The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of short fiction of the 20th century and is widely... More > studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect-like creature.< Less
Dracula: Dunda Books Classic By Bram Stoker
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Dracula is an 1897 epistolary novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. It was first published as a hardcover in 1897 by Archibald Constable... More > and Co. Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of letters, diary entries, ships' logs, etc. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical, film and television interpretations since its publication.< Less
Jude the Obscure (Hardcover Classics) By Thomas Hardy
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Jude the Obscure is Thomas Hardy's final novel, which follows the story of Jude - a young man who aspires to intellectual achievement beyond his profession of stonemason. Aspiring to scholarly... More > heights, from childhood Jude reads and teaches himself Greek and Latin, and shows aptitude in assimilating knowledge. However during his teenage years he meets Arabella, who manipulates him into marriage by claiming pregnancy. Although the pair separate without divorcing, Jude is further distracted from his aspirations by his flamboyant young cousin Sue Bridehead, with whom he falls in love. Jude the Obscure struck a chord with the reading public for its characterization and narrative. It is an early example of fiction critical of marriage, juxtaposing religious origins behind matrimony with the public's then-condemnatory attitude to unmarried couples. The narrative displays the class structure and social conventions of the Victorian era; its stymieing of individuals who might otherwise fulfill promise.< Less

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