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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

With a new Introduction by Professor Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D. This selection of a hundred of O. Henry's succinct tales displays the range, humour and humanity of a perennially popular short-story writer. Here Henry gives a richly colourful and exuberantly entertaining... read more

100 Selected Stories of O. Henry
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 Mind, Body & Spirit

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

A Buddhist Bible has inspired and delighted readers since its publication in 1934. It contains key texts from the Zen (or Chan) Buddhist tradition. The Lankavatara Sutra shaped the teachings of the Zen (originally Lanka) school; a copy of the Sutra was ... read more

A Buddhist Bible with The Light of Asia
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 8-12+ Years

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward.

A Christmas Carol (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
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 8-12+ Years

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics

Motherless Sara Crewe was sent home from India to school at Miss Minchin's. Her father was immensely rich and she became "show pupil" - a little princess. Then her father dies and his wealth disappears, and Sara has to learn to cope with her changed ... read more

A Little Princess (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
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 Poetry & Plays

Series:Wordsworth Classics

The Wordsworth Classics' Shakespeare Series, with Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and The Merchant of Venice as its inaugural volumes, presents a newly-edited sequence of William Shakespeare's works. The textual editing takes account of recent scholarship while giving the mate... read more

A Midsummer Night's Dream
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

A Pair of Blue Eyes, though early in the sequence of Hardy's novels, is lively and gripping. Its dramatic cliff-hanging episode, for example, is at once tense, ironic, feministic and erotic. With settings in Wessex and London, the novel also has some strongly autobiographical f... read more

A Pair of Blue Eyes
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

A Room of One’s Own (1929) has become a classic feminist essay and perhaps Virginia Woolf’s best known work; The Voyage Out (1915) is highly significant as her first novel. Both focus on the place of women within the power structures of modern society.Th... read more

A Room of One's Own & The Voyage Out
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

With an Introduction and revised translation by Adrianne Tooke. Sentimental Education has been described both as the first modern novel and as a novel to end all novels. Weaving a poignant love story into his account of the 1848 revolution, Flaubert shows a society in the g... read more

A Sentimental Education
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 8-12+ Years

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics
Reading Level:2-12

Aesop's celebrated collection of fables has always been popular with both adults and children. These simple tales embody truths so powerful, the titles of the individual fables - the fox and the grapes, the dog in the manger, the wolf in sheep's clothin... read more

Aesop's Fables (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921.

Widely regarded as one of Edith Wharton's greatest achievements, The Age of Innocenceis not only subtly satirical, but also a sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners in its exploration of the 'eternal triangle' of love. Set against the backdrop of upper-class New York soci... read more

Age of Innocence
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

Agnes Grey is a trenchant expose of the frequently isolated, intellectually stagnant and emotionally starved conditions under which many governesses worked in the mid-nineteenth century. This is a deeply personal novel written from the author's own experience and as such Agnes Grey has... read more

Agnes Grey
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics Ser.
Reading Level:2-12
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt ... read more

Alice in Wonderland & Through The Looking-Glass
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