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1984 / George Orwell. by
  • Orwell, George, 1903-1950
Edition: 1st ed
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: Fairfield, IA : 1st World Library, c2003
Dissertation note: It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him. The hallway smelt of boiled cabbage and old rag mats. At one end of it a coloured poster, too large for indoor display, had been tacked to the wall. It depicted imply an enormous face, more than a metre wide: the face of a man of about forty-five, with a heavy black moustache and ruggedly handsome features. Winston made for the stairs. It was no use trying the lift. Even at the best of times it was seldom working, and at present the electric current was cut off during daylight hours. It was part of the economy drive in preparation for Hate Week
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (5)Call number: 813.54 O.G.O 2003, ...

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A harlot's progress / David Dabydeen. by
  • Dabydeen, David
Edition: 1st ed
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: London : Jonathan Cape, 1999
Dissertation note: This tale reinvents William Hogarth's famous painting of 1732 which tells the story of a whore, a Jewish merchant, a magistrate and a quack doctor, bound together by sexual and financial greed.
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 813.54 D.D.H 1999.

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Author, author / David Lodge. by
  • Lodge, David, 1935-
Edition: 1st American ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Viking, 2004
Dissertation note: Set against the colorful backdrop of literary and theatrical life in late Victorian England, this evocative tale of literary ambition, rivalry, and creativity follows the public career and private life of Henry James
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.914 L.D.A 2004.

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Bleak House / Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy by
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Series: Everyman's library ; 8
Edition: 1st ed
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Knopf, c1991
Dissertation note: The complex story of a notorious law-suit in which love and inheritance are set against the classic urban background of 19th-century London, where fog on the river, seeping into the very bones of the characters, symbolizes the corruption of the legal system and the society which supports it.
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.8 D.C.B 1991.

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City of the mind / Penelope Lively. by
  • Lively, Penelope, 1933-
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: London : A. Deutsch, 1991
Dissertation note: Matthew Halland is an architect, intimately involved with the new face of the city, while haunted by earlier times of destruction and loss in its history. Although he is divorced and lonely, Matthew has a rich and moving relationship with his daughter Jane. She offers a fresh perspective on love, loss, and even the city of London.
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.914 L.P.C 1991.

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The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other stories / R.L. Stevenson ; selected and introduced by Claire Harman. by
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
  • Harman, Claire
Series: Everyman's library
Edition: 1st ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction
Publication details: London : Rutland, Vt. : J.M. Dent ; C.E. Tuttle, 1992
Dissertation note: dealistic young scientist Henry Jekyll struggles to unlock the secrets of the soul. Testing chemicals in his lab, he drinks a mixture he hopes will isolate - and eliminate - human evil. Instead it unleashes the dark forces within him, transforming him into the hideous and murderous Mr. Hyde.
Availability: Not available: Centeral Library: Checked out (1).

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Free to trade : a novel of suspense / Michael Ridpath. by
  • Ridpath, Michael
Edition: 1st ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1995
Dissertation note: Free to Trade Rate this book 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars Free to Trade by Michael Ridpath (Goodreads Author) 3.57 · Rating details · 501 Ratings · 38 Reviews Paul Murray is an ex-Olympic runner, so his training is perfect for the rigors of bond trading for a London financial house. The pace is breakneck, the smell of success intoxicating. Paul has really found a home here, and maybe even the love of his life in his colleague Debbie Chater
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.914 R.M.F 1995.

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Grasshopper : a novel / Barbara Vine. by
  • Vine, Barbara, 1930-2015
Edition: 1st American ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Harmony Books, c2000
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.914 V.B.G 2000.

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Inconceivable / Ben Elton. by
  • Elton, Ben
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: London ; New York : Bantam Press, 1999
Dissertation note: Sometimes it's possible to want something too much. That's when you risk losing what you have. Sam and Lucy seem like the perfect couple. Successful, happy and in love. But life isn't that simple
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.914 E.B.I 1999.

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Minaret / Leila Aboulela. by
  • Aboulela, Leila, 1964-
Edition: 1st ed
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Grove Press, 2005
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Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.92 A.L.M 2005.

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The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders, &c. / Daniel Defoe ; edited with an introduction and notes by G.A. Starr. by
  • Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
  • Starr, G. A. (George A.)
Series: Oxford world's classics
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2010]
Dissertation note: Moll Flanders recounts the story of her extraordinary life, from her birth in Newgate prison to her declining years in married prosperity. After being seduced in the home of her adoptive family she lives off her wits and her beauty,
Other title:
  • Moll Flanders
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (10)Call number: 823.5 D.D.M 2010, ...

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Moll Flanders / Daniel Defoe ; [with an] introduction by Virginia Woolf ; notes by Audrey Bilger. by
  • Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
Series: The Modern Library classics
Edition: 2002 Modern Library pbk. ed.
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Modern Library, 2002
Dissertation note: Written in a time when criminal biographies enjoyed great success, Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders details the life of the irresistible Moll and her struggles through poverty and sin in search of property and power. Born in Newgate Prison to a picaresque mother, Moll propels herself through marriages, periods of success and destitution, and a trip to the New World and back, only to return to the place of her birth as a popular prostitute and brilliant thief. The story of Moll Flanders vividly illustrates Defoe’s themes of social mobility and predestination, sin, redemption and reward.
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (3)Call number: 822.91209 D.D.M 2002, ...

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Mrs. Dalloway / Virginia Woolf. by
  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941
Series: Everyman's library ; 157
Edition: 1st ed
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.912 W.V.M 1993.

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Nineteen eighty-four / George Orwell ; with an introduction by Julian Symonds. by
  • Orwell, George, 1903-1950
Series: Everyman's library ; 134
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Knopf, 1992
Dissertation note: Winston Smith, a member of the outer Party, spends his days rewriting history to fit the narrative that his government wants citizens to believe. But as the gap between the propaganda he writes and the reality he lives proves too much for Winston to swallow, he begins to seek some form of escape.
Other title:
  • 1984
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.912 O.G.N 1992.

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Oliver Twist / Charles Dickens ; with twenty-four illustrations by George Cruikshank ; introduced by Michael Slater. by
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Series: Everyman's library ; 110
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1992
Dissertation note: Oliver is an orphan living on the dangerous London streets with no one but himself to rely on. Fleeing from poverty and hardship, he falls in with a criminal street gang who will not let him go, however hard he tries to escape
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 823.8 D.C.O 1992.

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Oliver Twist / Charles Dickens ; edited and with an afterword by Mary Ann Fugate. by
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
  • Fugate, Mary Ann
Series: The Townsend Library
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: [West Berlin, N.J.] : Townsend Press, c2007
Dissertation note: This Townsend Library classic has been carefully edited to be more accessible to today's students. It includes a background note about the book, an author's biography, and a lively afterword. Acclaimed by educators nationwide, the Townsend Library is helping millions of young adults discover the pleasure and power of reading.
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (2)Call number: 813.54 D.C.O 2007, ...

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The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson. by
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
Series: Dover thrift editions
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Dover Publications, 2000
Dissertation note: In September of 1884, Robert Louis Stevenson, then in his mid-thirties, moved with his family to Bournemouth, a resort on the southern coast of England, where in the brief span of 23 months he revised A Child's Garden of Verses and wrote the novels Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Online access:
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (4)Call number: 813.54 S.R.S 2000, ... Not available: Centeral Library: Checked out (1).

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The wings of the dove / Henry James ; with an introduction by Grey Gowrie. by
  • James, Henry
Series: Everyman's library ; 230
Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction
Publication details: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c1997
Dissertation note: Of the three late masterpieces that crown the extraordinary literary achievement of Henry James, The Wings of the Dove (1902) is at once the most personal and the most elemental.
Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1)Call number: 813.54 J.H.W 1997.

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