Search Results

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

From the moment Melquiades the Gypsy walks into the jungle settlement of Macondo nothing is ever the same again. He brings to this protected Eden knowledge and the tools of discovery. This is a modern parable told without moralizing, its strength lying in its ability to make us laugh in sympathy.

One Hundred Years of Solitude
$24.00(AUD) inc GST
save $0.95(AUD) (3.8%) $24.95(AUD)
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:good
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Her last completed novel, marrying witty social realism to a 'Cinderella' love story, Jane Austen's "Persuasion" is edited with an introduction by Gillian Beer in "Penguin Classics". Anne Elliot, twenty-seven and still single, seems destined for spinsterhood. In ... read more

Persuasion (Penguin Black Classics)
$12.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Sha... read more

Pygmalion (Penguin Classics)
$9.50(AUD) inc GST
save $0.45(AUD) (4.5%) $9.95(AUD)
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Books

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

Thirteenth-century Persian philosopher, mystic, scholar and founder of the order of the Whirling Dervishes, Rumi was also a poet of transcendental power. His inspirational verse speaks with the universal voice of the human soul and brims with exuberant energy and passion. Rich in nat... read more

Rumi - Selected Poems (Penguin Black Classics)
$16.00(AUD) inc GST
save $0.99(AUD) (5.8%) $16.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:good to very good

Sense and Sensibility is Jane Austen's first published work, meticulously constructed and sparkling with her unique wit. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by Ros Ballaster, University of OxfordMarianne Dashwood wears her hear... read more

Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Black Classics)
$12.50(AUD) inc GST
save $0.49(AUD) (3.8%) $12.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

A Hay Festival and The Poole VOTE 100 BOOKS for Women Selection One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime of World War II comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Today, The Diary of a Young Girl has sold over 25 million ... read more

The Diary of a Young Girl
$19.00(AUD) inc GST
save $0.99(AUD) (5%) $19.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

'To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth.'Drought and economic depression are driving thousands from Oklahoma. As their land becomes just another strip in the dust bowl, the Joads, a family ... read more

The Grapes of Wrath
$19.50(AUD) inc GST
save $0.49(AUD) (2.5%) $19.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

An accessible Iliad for twenty-first-century readers
A classic of Western literature for three millennia, Homer's Iliad captivates modern readers--as it did ancient listeners--with its tale of gods and warriors at the siege of Tro... read more

The Iliad - Homer - Translated by E. V. Rieu - (Penguin Black Classics)
$14.50(AUD) inc GST
save $0.49(AUD) (3.3%) $14.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

Wilde was both a glittering wordsmith and a social outsider. His drama emerges out of these two perhaps contradictory identities, combining epigrammatic brilliance and shrewd social observation. Includes Lady Windermere's Fan, Salome, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, A Florentine Tragedy an... read more

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Penguin Classic) (includes Lady Windemere's Fan & An Ideal Husband)
$14.50(AUD) inc GST
save $0.49(AUD) (3.3%) $14.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

This beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's great novel is translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes.At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of w... read more

War and Peace
$14.50(AUD) inc GST
save $0.49(AUD) (3.3%) $14.99(AUD)
Available Stock: 2