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  • Scarlet Letter, The
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel
    In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers back to the Puritan days of the American colonies, into a society as unforgiving as its harsh New England winters. The story of Hester Prynne, who bears a scarlet “A” upon her breast as a symbol of her adultery, and that of her pious lover who atones in tormented silence, is one that has captivated readers since its publi...

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  • Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories, The
    Crane, Stephen
    The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling exploration of human emotion in the midst of battle. Revered for its pioneering style, the book explores themes of maturation, cowardice, and nature’s cruelty. One of the most innovative writers of his generation, Crane’s other notable works include “The Open Boat,” “The Blue Ho...

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  • Art of War, The
    Tzu, Sun
    Dated to about the fifth century B.C., The Art of War is considered the world’s oldest treatise on war. Attributed to Sun Tzu of the Zhou dynasty, the book is composed of 13 chapters, each addressing a particular aspect of warfare such as planning offenses, military combat, and the employment of spies. Influential in Eastern civilization for millennia and in Western culture sin...

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  • Wizard of Oz, The
    Baum, Frank L.
    After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas. Originally published by G.M. Hill Co., 1900. About the Word Cloud Classics series: Classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic! Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic ...

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  • Frankenstein
    Shelley, Mary
    The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by what he had made. This Gothic-style romance is among the first of true science fiction novels, if not the first. A young scientist named Victor Frankenstein, after going through his own near-death experience, decides to play God and create life...

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  • Don Quixote
    Cervantes, Miguel de
    No home library is complete without the classics! Don Quixote is a keepsake to be read and treasured. Miguel de Cervantes began to write this literary classic after serving in the Spanish militia, surviving a gunshot wound, being captured by Barbary pirates, forced into slavery, and being ransomed by his parents. He knows intimately the joys and tragedies of life, love, and los...

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  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Stowe, Harriet Beecher
    The story of a slave struggling to maintain his dignity during the pre-Civil War era, `Uncle Tom's Cabin` was published in 1852 to tremendous success. Since then, the book has received significant acclaim and invoked controversy. Many believe it was an important step on the road to the Civil War, but others feel it encouraged stereotypes still fought against today. Yet all can ...

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  • Sense and sensibility
    Austen, Jane
    Jane Austen wrote the original draft of `Sense and Sensibility` around 1795 at the age of 19, and published it in 1811. This classic tale takes place in southwest England and follows the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, who are reduced to meager means when their father passes and entrusts his fortune to their half brother, John. Sensible, restrained Elinor seems to have f...

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  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    Verne, Jules
    No home library is complete without the classics! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a keepsake to be read and treasured.Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea tells the classic story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the point of view of Professor Pierre Aronnax, who was commissioned to find the mysterious sea monster responsible for sinking ships. W...

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  • Classic Stories of World War I
    World War I, also known as “the Great War” and “the War to End All Wars,” devastated much of Europe from 1914 to 1918. While the war dramatically changed the world’s political landscape for generations to come, it also brought forth a wide range of powerful and memorable works of literature. This collection includes pieces such as Edith Wharton’s “Coming Home,” Ernest Hemingway...

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  • Classic Science Fiction
    Editors of Canterbury Classics
    Classic works of speculative fiction from the earliest masters of the genre. Classic Science Fiction includes nine stories from masters of early science fiction: H. G. Wells, Jules Verne, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Jack London, Fitz James O'Brien, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Stanley G. Weinbaum. The exploration of new concepts and technologies has driven the genre sinc...

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  • The Popes
    Matthews, Rupert
    Presents biographies of all of the 266 popes, presenting personal details and key events of their papacies, along with a timeline to place them in their historical contexts, and a section featuring reproductions of important papal documents. ...

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  • Crime and Punishment
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
    This classic Russian novel has it all: murder, suspense, passion, struggle, and redemption.Originally published in 1866, Crime and Punishment is a psychological thriller that deals with issues of morality, conscience, and redemption. Widely considered to be one of the greatest novels written in any language, this novel explores the life of Rodin Raskolnikov, a young Russian man...

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  • Nutcracker Crochet
    Galusz, Kati
    These Nutcracker figures will dance their way into your heart! Your favorite ballerina will love these amigurumi figures of the Nutcracker Prince, Clara, Fritz, Drosselmeyer, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Snow Queen, Mother Ginger, and more when Christmas comes around. Crochet all twelve figures and you'll have an entire ballet! Enough materials are included in the kit to make the ...

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  • Dubliners & A Portrait of the Artist as a...
    Joyce, James
    Unflinching, fictional accounts of life in Ireland during the early twentieth century. This collection by James Joyce includes two of his most famous works: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners. Joyce spent years writing an autobiographical novel that he later turned into his first novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. It was first published as a book i...

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  • Beautiful and Damned and Other Stories, The
    Fitzgerald, F. Scott
    Feel the swing and sway of the Jazz Age in this collection of stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald.F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Beautiful and Damned explores the world of America's upper class during World War I and the beginning of the Jazz Age. Loosely based on Fitzgerald's relationship with his wife, Zelda, the novel centers around Anthony Patch, a young East Coast socialite who is h...

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  • Black Beauty
    Sewell, Anna
    A classic tale of adventure--straight from the horse's mouth. This classic story allows the reader to hear about the adventures of a horse's life, as told by the horse himself! Anna Sewell's dependence on horses for transportation gave her keen insights into the lives of animals that most people of her day took for granted, and with Black Beauty, she wove a timeless tale of kin...

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  • Star Wars Sticker Art Puzzles
    Gold, Gina
    Use the power of the Force to complete each of these sticker-puzzle challenges! Puzzle your way through this book with fifteen full-color stickering challenges featuring full-color art of your favorite classic Star Wars characters. Each of the more than 100 sticker shapes in each puzzle fits into a tessellated grid; when you're done, you'll have a glossy art poster to frame and...

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  • Shakespeare´s sonnets and other poems
    Shakespeare, William
    "My love shall in my verse ever live young." –William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare's sonnets are among the best-known poems in the English language, and the verses continue to touch the hearts of readers today. In Shakespeare's Sonnets and Other Poems, readers will find all 154 of the Bard's sonnets, along with his other poetic creations: "Venus and Adonis," "Lucrece," "A Lov...

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  • Awakening and Other Stories
    Chopin, Kate
    A collection of transformative stories that emphasize women's roles in society. The works of Kate Chopin were nearly forgotten for much of the twentieth century, but her popularity made a resurgence in the 1970s when readers and scholars turned their attention to early women's literature. The Awakening, her best-known novel, is set in the Gulf Coast region around New Orleans, a...

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  • Classic Works from Women Writers
    Editors of Canterbury Classics (Ed)
    Women writers have been making their voices heard for centuries, but their works were not always taken seriously. Over time, as women gained more social and political freedom, these works have reemerged as subjects that are considered to be worthy of closer study. Classic Works from Women Writers is a collection of more than thirty novels, short stories, poems, and essays by pr...

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  • Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, The
    Grimm, Jacob / Grimm, Wilhelm
    The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm have entertained countless children and adults since the early 1800s, and the morals of these stories are as valid today as they were two centuries ago. This collection of 35 fairy tales includes classics such as "The Frog Prince" and "Beauty and the Beast" as well as lesser-known works like "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" and "Cat and Mous...

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  • Ancient Greek Philosophers
    Mondschein, Ken (Ed.)
    "Philosophy begins in wonder."--PlatoHave you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the days of Ancient Greece? This collection of thoughts from Plato, Aristotle, and other masters of philosophy will lead your mind on a journey of enlightened exploration into ethics, morality, law, medicine, and more. With an introduction by a distin...

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  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Stevenson, Robert Louis
    “Man is not truly one, but truly two,” —Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeA book so iconic that its title is synonymous with split personalities, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, was first released in 1886. The story of a virtuous Dr. Jekyll who mistakenly creates an alter ego of unadulterate...

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  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales, The
    Washing, Irving
    Don't lose your head! The Headless Horseman faces off with Ichabod Crane in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story of enduring popularity that takes place at the time of the American Revolution. "Rip Van Winkle," another traditional favorite from the same historic period, tells the tale of man who fell asleep for twenty years and found his small town in the Catskill Mount...

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  • Tarzan of the Apes & The Return of Tarzan
    Rice Burroughs, Edgar
    Fiction's master of parkour swings into the Word Cloud collection! John Clayton, Viscount Greystoke, is marooned on the west coast of Africa as an infant, and is adopted by a tribe of apes. A feral child, he matures into Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, with the ability to climb, jump, and swing from vines, while maintaining flawless ethics and judgment whenever he is thrust back in...

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  • Miserables, Les
    Hugo, Victor
    “So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Misérables cannot fail to be of use,” says Victor Hugo in the preface of his famous novel. Certainly, Les Misérables is French history recounted through the personal stories of its main characters. The tale offers philosophical insight on the good deeds that can happen even amid ignorance and poverty. ...

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  • Classic tales of horror
    V.V.A.A
    This chilling collection of scary stories will keep you awake for hours! Psychological horrors, disturbing dramas, and gruesome ghosts compose this compendium of confessions made in the dead of night. From vampires and a monkey paw to an unstoppable heart and haunting apparitions, anecdotes of supernatural terror will have you turning pages long past the witching hour. Allow fa...

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  • An Atlas of Tolkien
    Day, David
    J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional universe is as vast as the human imagination, so an atlas is a helpful tool to get around. Consider this book your navigational guide to Middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Maps, images, and vivid descriptions in full color create an enchanting reference to all the fantastical places and creatures that sprung from Tolkien’s mind. The deluxe, heat-bu...

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  • Black Beauty
    Sewell, Anna
    Anna Sewell’s 1877 classic Black Beauty is considered to be one of the foremost works in animal welfare literature and a leading work in the children’s pony book genre. Narrated by the horse himself, the book follows his trials and tribulations as he passes from one owner to another and experiences the full spectrum of human treatment — from the knowledgeable and kind to the ig...

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