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Les Misérables
Victor Hugo - Dec 16, 2010 (first published in 1862)
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Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempts to become a respected member of the community are constantly put under threat: by his own conscience, when, owing to a case of mistaken identity, another man is arrested in his p...
The Stars My Destination
Alfred Bester - Jun 30, 2011 (first published in 1955)
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In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men — and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous man alive. The Stars My Destination is a classic of ...
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The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allan Poe - Mar 24, 2011 (first published in 1846)
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A classic tale of vengeance and betrayal from the murder's perspective. Montresor has born a thousand insults from Fortunato but now there will be a reckoning. And what better way that by appealing to Fortunato's pride in his discernment in wines?...
Scaramouche
Rafael Sabatini - Jul 07, 2017 (first published in 1921)
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Set during the French Revolution, this classic novel of swashbuckling adventure and sweeping romance is also a thought provoking commentary on class, inequality, and the individual's role in society-a story that has become Rafael Sabatini's enduring legacy....
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Baroness Orczy - Dec 20, 2020 (first published in 1905)
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The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first novel in a series of historical fiction by Baroness Orczy, published in 1905. It was written after her stage play of the same title enjoyed a long run in London, having opened in Nottingham in 1903.The novel is set during the Reign of Terror following the start of the French Revolution. The title is the nom de gue...
Captain Alatriste
Arturo Perez-Reverte - Dec 27, 2005
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It is the height of Spain's celebrated golden century - but beyond the walls of the Royal Palace there is little on the streets of Madrid that glitters. The Invincible Armada has been defeated. The shadow of the Inquisition looms large. And the Thirty Years' War rages on in Flanders. When a courageous soldier of this war, Captain Diego Alatriste, i...