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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Communist Manifesto

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Presents Marx and Engels's revolutionary revolutionary summons to the working classes - one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated.
€2.70

The Count of Monte Cristo

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. Intrigue, revenge, loyalty and an unimaginable treasure - this classic adventure story is one of the greatest tales ever told. Aoife Roantree (Blackrock) Journeying with Edward Dantes along his pathway of revenge in The Count of Monte Cristo, was a most satisying and fullfilling experience. (Anne Aitken, Stillorgan) An intricately woven adventure novel of jealousy, betrayal and ultimately vengeance. (Jane Fogarty, Grafton St)
€12.15

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.
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Anna Karenina

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. An engrossing, thoughtful and perceptive novel about all kinds of family, good and bad. (Siobhán Power, Grafton St.)
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Aphorisms on Love and Hate

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Contains a selection of Nietzsche's brilliant and challenging aphorisms, examining the pleasures of revenge, the falsity of pity, and the incompatibility of marriage with the philosophical life.
€1.35

Crime and Punishment

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Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law.
€10.80

Little Women

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