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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams - 2002 - Fiction - Snippet view
In this collection of novels, Arthur Dent is introduced to the galaxy at large when he is rescued by an alien friend seconds before Earth's destruction, and embarks on a series of amazing adventures with his new companion.
1926 Reviews - Write review

1984: A Novel

George Orwell - 1977 - Fiction - No preview available
Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities.
1847 Reviews - Write review

The lord of the rings

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - 2001 - Fiction - Snippet view
Presents the epic depicting the Great War of the Ring, a struggle between good and evil in Middle Earth.
1839 Reviews - Write review

A Brief History of Time

Stephen W. Hawking - 2008 - Science - No preview available
An anniversary edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features a new introduction by the author and a new chapter on the possibility of time travel and "wormholes" in space
1635 Reviews - Write review

His Dark Materials

Philip Pullman - 2001 - Children's stories, English - No preview available
Philip Pullman's classic trilogy is now available as a stunning, large-format, bind-up edition. Since the first volume was published in 1995, and has now been filmed as The Golden Compass, the trilogy has been acclaimed as a modern masterpiece ...
45 Reviews - Write review

The Cat in the Hat: And Other Stories

2003 - Cat in the Hat (Fictitious character) - No preview available
Have fun with your favourite Dr. Seuss characters as you sing the silliest rhymes and piece together the five zany jigsaw puzzles in this book A fabulous gift pack featuring some of Dr. Seuss's most popular characters. Meet the crazy Cat in the ...
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William Golding's Lord of the Flies

Harold Bloom - 2010 - Shipwreck survival in literature - Limited preview
In this adventure story about a group of schoolboys stranded on a deserted island, William Golding explores the dark side of humanity and the savagery that surfaces when social structure is broken down, and rules, ideals, and values are lost ...
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Dune

Frank Herbert - 1965 - Fiction - Limited preview
Follows the adventures of Paul Atreides, the son of a betrayed duke given up for dead on a treacherous desert planet and adopted by its fierce, nomadic people, who help him unravel his most unexpected destiny.
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Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

Aldous Huxley - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future -- of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically ...
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The Catcher in the Rye

Jerome David Salinger - 2010 - Fiction - No preview available
The Catcher in Rye is the ultimate novel for disaffected youth, but it's relevant to all ages. The story is told by Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout who has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the ...
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