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            Lord of the Flies
             

            Lord of the Flies (Paperback, Main)

            By Golding, William; Introduction by Kinkhead, Mark

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            Golding's best-known novel is the story of a group of boys who, after a plane crash, set up a fragile community on a previously uninhabited island. As memories of home recede and the blood from frenzied pig-hunts arouses them, the boys' childish fear turns into something deeper a...nd more primitive.
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            ISBN 9780571056866
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2005
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

            I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (Paperback, New edition)

            By Angelou, Maya

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            * One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling six-volume autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of Celebrations

            ISBN 9780860685111
            Released NZ 10 Jan 1996
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Virago modern classics
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            696 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Theatre of the Absurd

            The Theatre of the Absurd (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Esslin, Martin

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            This text is a study of playwrights who have dramatised the absurdity of the human condition. Esslin shows how Beckett, Ionesco, Genet amd Pinter have confronted a world with no communication and where man flounders in a void.

            ISBN 9781472577023
            Released NZ 24 Sep 2014
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Bloomsbury Revelations
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            On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft: Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King

            On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft: Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King (Paperback)

            By King, Stephen

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            Hodder are boosting Stephen King's backlist with new covers, new author brand lettering and a marketing campaign which directs readers to the right King title for them.

            ISBN 9781444723250
            Released NZ 13 Nov 2012
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery
              

            Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery (Hardback)

            By Waterston, Elizabeth

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            Each chapter of 'Magic Island' discusses a different Montgomery book, following their progression chronologically. Waterston draws parallels between Montgomery's internal 'island', her personal life, her professional career, and the characters in her novels.

            ISBN 9780195430035
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2009
            Publisher Oxford University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Machine-Age Comedy
              

            Machine-Age Comedy (Paperback)

            By North, Michael

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            In this work, renowned modernist scholar Michael North poses fundamental questions about the relationship between modernity and comic form in film, animation, the visual arts, and literature.

            ISBN 9780195381238
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2009
            Publisher Oxford University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Modernist Literature & Culture
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            A Child's Christmas in Wales

            A Child's Christmas in Wales (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Dylan; Illustrated by Bailey, Peter

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            Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly illustrated in full colour by Peter Bailey in a special brand-new gift edition, now in paperback for the first time.

            ISBN 9781444015430
            Released NZ 13 Dec 2016
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

            The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Paperback)

            By Tressell, Robert; Edited by Miles, Peter

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            This novel tells the story of a group of working men who are joined one day by Owen, a journeyman-prophet with a vision of a just society. Owen's spirited attacks on the greed and dishonesty of the capitalist system rouse his fellow men from their political quietism.

            ISBN 9780199537471
            Released NZ 26 Aug 2008
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford World's Classics
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            The Crichel Boys: Scenes from England's Last Literary Salon
             

            The Crichel Boys: Scenes from England's Last Literary Salon (Hardback)

            By Fenwick, Simon

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            • Pub Date
              25 May 21

            An elegant biography of Long Crichel, a house in a secluded village in rural Dorset which, during the second half of the twentieth century, became a hub of creativity and social activity for its denizens and their guests.

            ISBN 9781472132475
            Released NZ 25 May 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Cliffs Notes on Lowry's The Giver

            Cliffs Notes on Lowry's The Giver (Paperback, New title)

            By Lowry, Lois; Volume editor Pavlos, Suzanne

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            Jonas, the protagonist in Lois Lowry's novel The Giver , lives in what appears to be a safe, predictable, familiar community. Members of this utopia, which is void of disease, hunger, poverty, war, or lasting pain, have given up all emotions and memories of experience to attain S...ameness and the illusion of social order.
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            ISBN 9780764585104
            Released NZ 1 Jun 1999
            Publisher Houghton Mifflin
            Interest Age Children
            Series Cliffs notes
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