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For over 150 years, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen herself called this brilliant work "her own darling child." Pride and Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters, is one of the best-loved and most enduring classics in English literature. Excitement fizzes through the Bennet household at Longbourn in Hertfordshire when young, eligible Mr. Charles Bingley rents the fine house nearby. He may have sisters, but he also has male friends, and one of these--the haughty, and even wealthier, Mr. Fitzwillian Darcy--irks vivacious Elizabeth Bennet, the second of the Bennet girls. She annoys him. Which is how we know that they must one day ma... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Boy

Author: Roald Dahl

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Boy is a fascinating memoir of Roald Dahl's childhood. Dahl shares his stories about his family, life at school and his first job.
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This first volume of its kind contains the complete text of and guide to Virginia Woolf's masterpiece plus Mrs. Dalloway's Party, and numerous journal entries and letters by Virginia Woolf relating to the book's genesis and writing. The distinguished novelist Francine Prose has selected these pieces as well as essays and appreciations, critical views, and commentary by writers famous and unknown. This complete volume illuminates the creation of a beloved book and the genius of its author.
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