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av:George Orwell

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Wellington leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organized to…
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Isbn: 9780141036137

Utgivningsår:20080701

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Isbn: 9780140306095

Utgivningsår:19820101

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Isbn: 9780141182704

Utgivningsår:20000224

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av:Roald Dahl

A book about ’real witches’ – the ones that absolutely loathe children and are always plotting to get rid of them. Great new Quentin Blake cover as well as a whole new exciting end section about Roald Dahl and his world.
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Isbn: 9780141322643

Utgivningsår:20070901

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:John Steinbeck

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they’ll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But dreams come at a price. Gentle giant…
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Isbn: 9780141023571

Utgivningsår:20060101

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:L.M. Montgomery

Kategorier: Barn och ungdom: skönlitteratur och sanna berättelser Barnböcker, ungdomsböcker och läromedel Skönlitteratur barn och ungdom: allmänt
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are in for a big surprise. They are waiting for an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables – but a skinny, red-haired girl turns up instead. Feisty and full of spirit, Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts’ affection with her vivid imagination and constant…
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Isbn: 9780141323749

Utgivningsår:20090301

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Zadie Smith

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Published in the first month of the first year of the new century, Zadie Smith’s debut novel White Teeth – winner of the Guardian First Book Award and the Whitbread First Novel Award – was an immediate bestseller and stunningly acclaimed. One of the most talked about fictional debuts of ever, White…
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Isbn: 9780140297782

Utgivningsår:20001101

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Truman Capote

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
The chilling true crime ’non-fiction novel’ that made Truman Capote’s name, In Cold Blood is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative narrative published in Penguin Modern Classics. Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs…
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Isbn: 9780141182575

Utgivningsår:20000201

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Leo Tolstoy

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Isbn: 9780141025117

Utgivningsår:20060501

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Isbn: 9780141328546

Utgivningsår:20091001

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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Isbn: 9780140513288

Utgivningsår:19950601

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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Isbn: 9780141182605

Utgivningsår:20000301

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Leonard Cohen

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Book of Longing is Leonard Cohen’s astonishing new collection of poems, the first since Book of Mercy was published nearly three decades ago. Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. Book of Longing, his new collection of poetry, was twenty years in…
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Isbn: 9780141027562

Utgivningsår:20071001

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Jeff Kinney

Kategorier: Barn och ungdom: skönlitteratur och sanna berättelser Barnböcker, ungdomsböcker och läromedel Skönlitteratur barn och ungdom: allmänt
Greg’s dad, Frank, is on a mission – a mission to make this wimpy kid, well, less wimpy. All manner of ’manly’ physical activities are planned, but Greg just about manages to find a way out of them. That is until military academy is mentioned and Greg realizes that he’s going to have to…
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Isbn: 9780141324920

Utgivningsår:20090801

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:H. P. Lovecraft

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Collecting uniquely uncanny tales from the master of American horror, H.P. Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories is edited with an introduction and notes by S.T. Joshi in Penguin Modern Classics. Credited with inventing the modern horror tradition, H.P. Lovecraft remade the genre in the early…
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Isbn: 9780141187068

Utgivningsår:20020101

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Truman Capote

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Immortalised by Audrey Hepburn’s sparkling performance in the 1961 film of the same name, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is Truman Capote’s timeless portrait of tragicomic cultural icon Holly Golightly, published in Penguin Modern Classics. It’s New York in the 1940s, where the martinis flow from…
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Isbn: 9780141182797

Utgivningsår:20000401

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Isbn: 9780141032429

Utgivningsår:20080626

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Richelle Mead

Kategorier: Barn och ungdom: skönlitteratur och sanna berättelser Barnböcker, ungdomsböcker och läromedel Skönlitteratur barn och ungdom: allmänt
St Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school – it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, but…
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Isbn: 9780141328522

Utgivningsår:20090526

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Marion Zimmer Bradley

Kategorier: Fantasy Skönlitteratur
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Isbn: 9780140177190

Utgivningsår:19930101

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Daniel Defoe

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
With Robinson Crusoe, Defoe wrote what is regarded as the first English novel, and created one of the most popular and enduring myths in literature. Written in an age of exploration and enterprise, it has been variously interpreted as an embodiment of British imperialist values, as a portrayal of ’natural…
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Isbn: 9780141439822

Utgivningsår:20030301

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Kategorier: Kulturvetenskap och medievetenskap Medievetenskap Samhälle och kultur: allmänt Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great’s lovers tell us about probability? And, why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black…
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Isbn: 9780141034591

Utgivningsår:20080201

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Naomi Klein

Free markets, we’re told, mean free people. Yet around the world this ’freedom’ is being paid for in blood. When a catastrophe occurs – whether war, terrorist attack or natural disaster – there are people cleaning up and cashing in, using chaos to force through brutal economic punishment.…
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Isbn: 9780141024530

Utgivningsår:20080501

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:J. D. Salinger

A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?
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Isbn: 9780140237504

Utgivningsår:19940701

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Lewis Carroll

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Bored on a hot afternoon, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit-hole without giving a thought about how she might get out. And so she tumbles into Wonderland: where animals answer back, a baby turns into a pig, time stands still at a disorderly tea party, croquet is played with hedgehogs and flamingos, and the…
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Isbn: 9780141439761

Utgivningsår:20030301

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av:Jonathan Safran Foer

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out…
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Isbn: 9780141025186

Utgivningsår:20060401

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Jamie Oliver

Kategorier: Livsstil, hobby och fritid Mat och dryck
This book is very close to my heart. It’s about no-nonsense, simple cooking with great flavours all year round. When I began writing it, I didn’t really know what recipes I would come up with, but something began to inspire me very quickly… my vegetable patch! I came to realise last year that…
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Isbn: 9780718152437

Utgivningsår:20071001

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Marian Keyes

Lola has just found out that her boyfriend – charismatic politician Paddy de Courcy – is getting married. To someone else. Heartbroken, Lola flees the city for a cottage by the sea. But will Lola’s retreat prove as idyllic as she hopes? Journalist Grace wants the inside story on Paddy de…
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Isbn: 9780141040608

Utgivningsår:20090305

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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Isbn: 9780141026664

Utgivningsår:20060501

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Malcolm Gladwell

Kategorier: Psykologi Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
An art expert sees a ten-million-dollar sculpture and instantly spots it’s a fake. A marriage analyst knows within minutes whether a couple will stay together. A fire-fighter suddenly senses he has to get out of a blazing building. A speed dater clicks with the right person …This book is all…
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Isbn: 9780141022048

Utgivningsår:20060101

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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Isbn: 9780718154769

Utgivningsår:20090903

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Virginia Woolf

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Isbn: 9780141182490

Utgivningsår:20000401

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Jules Verne

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passepartout. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous locations, they seize…
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Isbn: 9780141035871

Utgivningsår:20080529

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Chinua Achebe

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like a bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan. But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone – even if the only way he can master his feelings is with his…
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Isbn: 9780141023380

Utgivningsår:20060126

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Salman Rushdie

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
’A masterpiece’ Sunday Times Just before dawn one winter’s morning, a aeroplane blows apart high above the English Channel and two figures tumble, clutched in an embrace, towards the sea: Gibreel Farishta, India’s legendary movie star, and Saladin Chamcha, the man of a thousand voices. Washed…
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Isbn: 9780963270702

Utgivningsår:20060406

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Malcolm Gladwell

Kategorier: Ekonomi, finansväsen, näringsliv och management Företagsekonomi och management
This is a brilliant new book from the bestselling author of ”The Tipping Point” and ”Blink”. Why are people successful? For centuries, humankind has grappled with this question, searching for the secret to accomplishing great things. In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an…
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Isbn: 9780141043029

Utgivningsår:20090601

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:F. Scott Fitzgerald

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Jay Gatsby is the man who has everything. But one thing will always be out of his reach … Everybody who is anybody is seen at his glittering parties. Day and night his Long Island mansion buzzes with bright young things drinking, dancing and debating his mysterious character. For Gatsby – young, handsome,…
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Isbn: 9780141023434

Utgivningsår:20060101

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Scott Schuman

Kategorier: Fotografi Konst
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Isbn: 9781846142505

Utgivningsår:20090901

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Philip K. Dick

Kategorier: Fantasy Skönlitteratur
A dazzling speculative novel of ’counterfactual history’ from one of America’s most highly-regarded science fiction authors, Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle includes an introduction by Eric Brown in Penguin Modern Classics. Philip K. Dick’s acclaimed cult novel gives us a…
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Isbn: 9780141186672

Utgivningsår:20010501

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Truman Capote

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and children. Truman Capote’s comprehensive study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on those involved. At the centre…
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Isbn: 9780141043081

Utgivningsår:20090507

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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av:Vladimir Nabokov

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, fastidious college professor. He also likes little girls. And none more so than Lolita, who he’ll do anything to possess. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? … Or is he all of these?
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Isbn: 9780141023496

Utgivningsår:20060126

Utgivare: Penguin Books Ltd.

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