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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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  • 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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  • Little Women
    Alcott, Louisa May
    No home library is complete without the classics! Little Women is a keepsake to be read and treasured.When Little Women was first published in 1868, it became an instant bestseller. The book’s gentle lessons and charming story of four adventurous sisters coming of age in Civil War-era New England was originally written as a children’s book, but quickly captured the hearts and a...

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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
    Aumonier, Satacy / Morris, W. F. et al.
    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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  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The
    Twain, Mark
    The classic tale of a young boy's adventures on the Mississippi in the nineteenth century. Mark Twain's classic The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has been enjoyed by generations of readers across the world since its publication in 1876. With its humorous glimpses into life in nineteenth-century, small-town America, this novel has provided unique social commentary that continues to b...

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  • Classic Science Fiction
    Poe, Edgar Allan / O'Brien, Fitz James / et al
    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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  • 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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  • Complete Novels of Jane Austen, The
    Austen, Jane
    This new, enhanced leather-bound edition includes all the completed novels of beloved author Jane Austen.Jane Austen's stories of clever women, elusive love, and social mores have struck a chord with millions of fans who consider her work compelling, heartwarming, and essential. Adapted time and again for screen and stage, these enduring classics remain as enjoyable as ever, an...

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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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  • Collection of Poems
    Frost, Robert
    The early works of beloved poet Robert Frost, collected in one volume. The poetry of Robert Frost is praised for its realistic depiction of rural life in New England during the early twentieth century, as well as for its examination of social and philosophical issues. Through the use of American idiom and free verse, Frost produced many enduring poems that remain popular with m...

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  • A Tale of Two Cities
    Dickens, Charles
    This classic and much-loved novel about the French Revolution offers deep social commentary and an intriguing cast of characters. One of the best-selling novels of all time, Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities recounts the story of Alexandre Manette, a French physician who is released from a long imprisonment on the eve of the French Revolution. As he sets out for London to ...

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  • Four Novels
    Verne, Jules
    2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Finalist in Gift BooksLegendary science fiction and adventure author Jules Verne is remembered for his fascinating stories of travel and excitement. With countless adaptations available, the titles of his works are familiar. But no joy can compare to reading the originals--and reading them in a deluxe classic edition is even better!This ...

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  • Dracula
    Stoker, Bram
    Irish author Bram Stoker introduced the character of Count Dracula and provided the basis of modern vampire fiction in his 1897 novel entitled Dracula. Written as a series of letters, newspaper clippings, diary entries, and ships’ logs, the story begins with lawyer Jonathan Harker journeying to meet Dracula at his remote castle to complete a real estate transaction. Harker soon...

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  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Twain, Mark
    One of the most popular books of all-time, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been both venerated and vilified since it was first published in 1885. The story of a young abused boy on the run and his friendship with a runaway slave is about loyalty, compassion, and doing what is right, and it remains one of Mark Twain’s greatest achievements. Now available as part of the Canter...

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  • Iliad & Odyssey
    Homer
    No home library is complete without the classics! Iliad & Odyssey brings together the two essential Greek epics from the poet Homer in an elegant, leather-bound, omnibus edition-a keepsake to be read and treasured.The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of western literature--yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating...

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  • H. G. Wells Six novels
    Wells, H.G.
    He was the first to popularize the concept of time travel. He disturbed--and fascinated–us with a frightening doctor’s island. He wrote of an invisible man, of men on the moon, and of a war of the worlds. He has influenced countless other writers, artists, and even scientists. H. G. Wells is one of the most acclaimed science fiction writers who ever lived, and five of his class...

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  • Picture of Dorian Gray, The
    Wilde, Oscar
    Canterbury Classics gives a new look to this controversial classic!The Picture of Dorian Gray is a familiar story of greed, sin, and arrogance. A young man, infatuated with his own handsomeness and youth as depicted in a perfect portrait, makes a bargain he will come to regret. No one can save him from his appetite for pleasure and his awful fate--not the man who idolizes him, ...

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  • Jane Eyre
    Bronte, Charlotte
    No home library is complete without the classics! Jane Eyre is a keepsake to be read and treasured.When Jane Eyre was first published in 1847, it became an instant bestseller, so popular that the publisher commissioned a second printing in just three months. The story of a young girl--plain, poor, and alone--who endures abuse, abandonment, and ridicule only to become a loving, ...

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  • Secret Garden, The
    Hodgson Burnett, Frances
    The classic children’s story, now available in a new package!A classic piece of children’s literature first published as a novel in 1911, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a story of transformation and renewal. Unwanted by her parents, Mary Lennox, a spoiled, selfish young girl is raised in India by servants. When cholera breaks out killing her parents and most of ...

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland And Other...
    Carroll, Lewis
    Witty, whimsical, and often nonsensical, the fiction of Lewis Carroll has been popular with both children and adults for over 150 years. The newest edition to the Leatherbound Classics series from Canterbury Classics, Lewis Carroll takes readers on a trip down the rabbit hole in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, where height is dynamic, animals talk, and the best solutions to d...

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  • Prince and Other Writings, The
    Machiavelli, Niccolo
    One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.” With The Prince, Machiavelli’s intent was to provide practical advice for rulers and politicians, especially in regard to the unification of Italy. An important read for those interested in ...

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