• 1984
    1984
    Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in what remains of a Britain ravaged by revolution. His every move is monitored by the Thought Police, who are responsible for detecting dissent against the Party and its leader, Big Brother-and eliminating it. When he meets Julia, Winston thinks he might have found love, and a fellow loather of the Party. But when the pair are arrested and sent to the sinister Room 101 for re-education, their bond-and commitment to their shared cause-will be tested to its limits. George Orwell's dystopian vision of a world enslaved by doublethink and thoughtcrime is as terrifying now as it was on its initial publication in 1949. One of the great classics of the twentieth century, 1984 is a startlingly original and arresting novel about tyranny and the universal struggle of the individual against the malevolent tendencies of the modern state.

    ISBN: 9781925355765
    Publication date: 28/11/2016
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Orwell, George
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.99
  • 1984
    1984
    With extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity, George Orwell's 1984 takes on new life in this hardcover edition. "Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power."--The New Yorker
    In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be. Lionel Trilling said of Orwell's masterpiece "1984 is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present." Though the year 1984 now exists in the past, Orwell's novel remains an urgent call for the individual willing to speak truth to power.

    ISBN: 9781328869333
    Publication date: 04/04/2017
    Price: $52.99
    Author: Orwell, George
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $52.99
  • 1984
    1984
    THE AUTHORATITIVE TEXT

    "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."

    The year is 1984. War and revolution have left the world unrecognisable. Great Britain, now known as Airstrip One, is ruled by the Party, led by Big Brother. Mass surveillance is everything and The Thought Police ensure no individual thinking is allowed.

    Winston Smith works at The Ministry of Truth, carefully rewriting history. But Winston dreams of freedom, and of rebellion. It is here that he falls in love with Julia, and starts a secret, forbidden affair with her - but in this world nothing can be kept secret, and they are forced to face consequences more terrifying than either of them could have ever imagined.

    A dystopian masterpiece, this is the powerful and prophetic novel that defined the twentieth century.

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT HARRIS

    ISBN: 9781784876555
    Publication date: 07/01/2021
    Price: $24.00
    Author: Orwell, George
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • 1984 and Animal Farm
    1984 and Animal Farm
    George Orwell's novels about the dangers of tyranny, the corruption of the state and the enslavement of the individual are essential reading. In an era of doublespeak, they remain chillingly prophetic. Introductions by Charlotte Wood, 1984 and Don Watson, Animal Farm.

    ISBN: 9781925603040
    Publication date: 28/08/2017
    Price: $24.00
    Author: Orwell, George
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • 1984 Nineteen-Eighty Four
    1984 Nineteen-Eighty Four
    Ravaged by years of war and civil conflict, Britain has changed its name to Airstrip One and become part of Oceania - one of the three totalitarian blocks dominating the world - ruled by a mysterious leader called Big Brother who keeps the population in thrall through strict surveillance and brutal police repression. In a society where the individual is suppressed and turned into an "unperson" for not conforming, and where not only personal thought, but also historical record and language itself are constantly being manipulated by the ruling regime, Ministry of Truth worker Winston Smith tries to make sense of the rebellious thoughts and passions that are stirring inside him, and finds himself impotent against the inexorable machine that surrounds him and threatens to crush him at any time.

    Arguably the greatest dystopian novel of all time and the most influential post-war work of fiction - which enriched the English language with words such as "Newspeak", "doublethink" and "thoughtcrime" - Nineteen Eighty-Four is a riveting read and a groundbreaking exploration of mass surveillance, censorship and mind control, which has a deep resonance with the world we live in.

    ISBN: 9781847498571
    Publication date: 07/01/2021
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Orwell, George
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • 30 Second Mythology
    30 Second Mythology
    30-Second Mythology sets out the most significant details and unravels the underlying meaning of the greatest classical myths. Revealing the origins of the gods, heroes, and monsters of ancient Greece and Rome, the book outlines the key aspects of their stories for the general reader in half a minute, using nothing more than two pages, 300 words, and one picture. Featuring detailed biographies of the seven greatest poets and playwrights of the Ancient world, 30-Second Mythology explains the enduring influence of ancient myth in the blink of a Cyclops' eye.

    ISBN: 9781742669922
    Publication date: 01/07/2012
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Segal, Robert A.
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $24.99
  • A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel
    A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel
    Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas tales

    Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas tales

    Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas... Of visions and prophesies seen in dark, dark woods. Of toys and trees come to life. Of trolls raising chaos, and of families torn apart -- only to be brought back together by festive cheer.

    In this collection, classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlof blend with modern day stories from Karl Ove Knausgaard and Vigdis Hjorth. Each touch on the warm and wild spirit of Christmas, where the cosiness and contentment of the season can often give way to the unexpected, magical and sometimes mystical.

    A smorgasbord of strange literary gifts, let A Scandinavian Christmas transport you to a winter wonderland in which fantasy, the fantastic and the festive combine for your reading delight.

    ISBN: 9781784877675
    Publication date: 21/10/2021
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Andersen, Hans Christian
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $37.00
  • Abc Murders
    Abc Murders
    Agatha Christie's world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.

    There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place.

    Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans...

    ISBN: 9780007527533
    Publication date: 26/09/2013
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Christie, Agatha
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Address Unknown
    Address Unknown
    Can friendship survive in a divided world? Written on the eve of the Holocaust as a series of letters between a Jew in America and his German friend, Kressmann Taylor's classic novel is a haunting tale of a society poisoned by Nazism.

    First published in 1938, Address Unknown met with immediate success in English but was banned in Europe by the Nazis. Tragically prescient about what was to come, it was one of the earliest works of fiction to warn against the growing dangers of fascism and antisemitism in Europe. It became an international bestseller and has been translated into more than twenty languages.

    A novel of enduring impact with a memorable sting in its tail, Address Unknown stands as a powerful reminder of the dangers posed by the rhetoric of intolerance.

    ISBN: 9781788163415
    Publication date: 05/09/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Taylor, Kathrine Kressmann
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    ISBN: 9780141045184
    Price: $13.99
    Author: Twain, Mark
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $13.99
  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    Rediscover the classic American tale or join Tom Sawyer's adventures on for the first time.A favorite among young readers and adults alike, Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer, first published in 1876, is considered to one of the great novels about American adolescence along with its sequel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.Tom Sawyer is a young orphan living with his half brother Sid at their Aunt Polly's house. A bad apple in school, he resists all efforts at correction, except when it comes to courting the lovely Becky Thatcher. Along with his buddy Huck Finn, Tom fools around, plays practical jokes and causes trouble--until the day when the two witness a murder.Many readers see Adventures of Tom Sawyer as a children's book, however there are shades to this tale that even adults who return to the story may have missed.Complete and unabridged, this elegantly designed, clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Sarah Kernan.

    ISBN: 9781631061691
    Publication date: 15/02/2016
    Price: $10.00
    Author: Twain, Mark
    Price: $10.00
  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    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 be discussed in classrooms today. Tom Sawyer, a mischievous boy growing up in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, is constantly getting in and out of trouble with his friend Huckleberry Finn. Based on Twain's own childhood, this novel not only gives profound insights into American life but also shows how children can develop moral codes based on friendship, loyalty, and respect.

    ISBN: 9781684129973
    Publication date: 01/11/2019
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Twain, Mark
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
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