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Hermann Hesse Demian

Emil Sinclair is a young boy raised in a bourgeois home, amidst what is described as a Scheinwelt, a play on words that means world of light as well as world of illusion. Emils entire existence can be summarized as a struggle between two worlds: the show world of illusion (related to the Hindu concept of maya) and the real world, the world of spiritual truth. In the c

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The Collected Poems

This landmark collection brings Ted Berrigans published and unpublished poetry together in a single authoritative volume for the first time. Edited by the poet Alice Notley, Berrigans second wife, and their two sons, The Collected Poems demonstrates the remarkable range, power, and importance of Berrigans work.

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Jane Eyre

This book is the one with the special engravings on the cover by Fritz Eichenberg. This edition is featured in the movie Definitely Maybe.

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The Serpents Root(An Uncivil War 5)

After Marston Moor. After Naseby. War returns to the West Country.Book 5 in the bestselling Uncivil Wars series, featuring the adventures of Hollie Babbitt and his rebel rabble of Parliamentarian cavalry.Cornwall, 1646.Thomas Fairfax and the Army of Parliament are on the verge of victory, bringing the King´┐Żs Army to bay in Cornwall.But Hollie, far from his wife and the

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None So Blind

A brilliant new historical mystery series set in the 1850s.West Wales, 1850. When an old tree root is dug up, the remains of a young woman are found. Harry Probert-Lloyd, a barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has been dreading this discovery. He knows exactly whose bones they are.Working with his clerk, John Davies, Harry is determined to expose the

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The Possessed

Pyotr and Stavrogin are the leaders of a Russian revolutionary cell. Their aim is to overthrow the Tsar, destroy society, and seize power for themselves. Together they train terrorists who are willing to lay down their lives to accomplish their goals. But when the group is threatened with exposure, will their recruits be willing to kill one of their own to cover their trac

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Lolita

Humbert Humbert - scholar, aesthete and romantic - has fallen completely and utterly in love with Lolita Haze, his landladys gum-snapping, silky skinned twelve-year-old daughter. Reluctantly agreeing to marry Mrs Haze just to be close to Lolita, Humbert suffers greatly in the pursuit of romance; but when Lo herself starts looking for attention elsewhere, he will carry her

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