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Classics

From Regency drawing-rooms to nineteenth century whalers to ancient mythology, this section is full of stories which have stood the test of time.

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Animal Farm

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When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control.
€12.15

Wuthering Heights

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Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him.
€9.45

A Terrible Beauty is Born

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By turns joyful and despairing, this title presents some of the twentieth century's greatest verse on fleeting youth, fervent hopes and futile sacrifice.
€1.35

Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast

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Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
€1.35

The Iliad

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Tells the story of darkest episode in "Trojan War". At its centre is Achilles, greatest warrior-champion of Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when Trojan Hector kills Achilles' close friend Patroclus, he storms back into battle to take revenge - even though he knows this may ensure his own death.
€12.95

Socrates' Defence

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Somewhere between a historical account and work of philosophy, this book details the final plea of author's beloved mentor.
€1.35

My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun

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Features poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity. This title includes fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
€2.70

Frankenstein

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40

The Aeneid

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Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.
€14.85

Aesop's Fables

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40