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McTeague (Signet Classics)

By: Frank Norris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: August 2003

Seller ID: 57075

ISBN: 0451528913

Condition: Used - Good


Frank Norris' graphic portrayal of the seamy side of survival in turn-of-the-century urban America remains shocking and powerful today -and its conclusion just as harrowing. View more info

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Letters To Father Aristotle

By: Frank Schaeffer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regina Orthodox Press: July 2007

Seller ID: 84807

ISBN: 0964914107

Condition: Used - Good


In Letters To Father Aristotle, topics covered range from... The fundamental difference between the Orthodox East and Western Christianity -- The real reason so many second generation ethnic Orthodox have left the Church -- The great danger facing the Church because of the secular climate in which the Church operates in America -- The problem of mixing politics and Orthodox faith -- The problem of new modern translations of the Liturgy -- The challenges facing converts t... View more info

Watchers at the Pond (Time reading program special edition)

By: Franklin Russell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time: January 1966

Seller ID: 74982

ISBN: B0007GQPGA

Condition: Used - Good


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Kafka Penal Colony

By: Franz Kafka

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Schocken: January 1976

Seller ID: 87466

ISBN: 0805204180

Condition: Used - Good


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The Metamorphosis (Bantam Classics)

By: Franz Kafka

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Classics: September 1989

Seller ID: 121259

ISBN: 0553213695

Condition: Used - Good


"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, "The Metamorphosis," It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing -- though absurdly c... View more info

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The Metamorphosis

By: Franz Kafka

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Martino Fine Books: July 2009

Seller ID: 125361

ISBN: 1578987857

Condition: Used - Good


Reprint 1915 eidtion. Paperback. Translated by Ian Johnston The Original German edition Die Verwandlung published by K. Wolff, Leipzig, 1915.The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of short fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find him... View more info

The Trial (Definitive Edition)

By: Franz Kafka Kafka

Price: $10.00

Publisher: International Collectors Library: January 1956

Seller ID: 110100

ISBN: B0035Z03Q8

Condition: Used - Good


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I Am One of You Forever: A Novel

By: Fred Chappell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: August 1987

Seller ID: 85867

ISBN: 0807114103

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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Crime and Punishment (Norton Critical Editions)

By: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Price: $4.75

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: January 1989

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 80858

ISBN: 0393956237

Condition: Used - Good


New footnotes have been added, based on discoveries by the leading Soviet Dostoevsky scholar, Sergei Belov. "Backgrounds and Sources," highly praised in the Second Edition, remains unaltered. Included are a detailed map of nineteenth-century St. Petersburg, selections from Dostoevsky s notebooks and letters, and a crucial passage from an early draft of his novel. Noteworthy among the several new "Essays in Criticism" are a little-known but important passage by Leo Tolsto... View more info

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Crime and Punishment

By: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Constance Garnett

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Bantam Classics: March 1992

Seller ID: 31667

ISBN: 0553211757

Condition: Used - Good


A desperate young man plans the perfect crime -- the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old women no one loves and no one will mourn. Is it not just, he reasons, for a man of genius to commit such a crime, to transgress moral law -- if it will ultimately benefit humanity? So begins one of the greatest novels ever written: a powerful psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, a fascinating detective thriller infused with philosophical, religious and social comme... View more info

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Grand Inquisitor

By: FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group: December 1981

Seller ID: 91760

ISBN: 0804461252

Condition: Used - Good


Dostoevsky's portrayal of the Catholic Church during the Inquisition is a plea for the power of pure faith, and a critique of the tyrannies of institutionalized religion. This is an except from the Brothers Karamazov which stands alone as a statement of philiosophy and a warning about the surrender of freedom for the sake of comfort. View more info

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Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics)

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Classics: December 2002

Seller ID: 125841

ISBN: 0140449132

Condition: Used - Good


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. But as he embarks on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around h... View more info

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The Gambler (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Dover Publications: May 1996

Seller ID: 126933

ISBN: 0486290816

Condition: Used - Good


Psychologically probing novel concerns the gambling episodes, tangled love affairs and complicated lives of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young gambler; Polina Alexandrovna, the woman he loves; a pair of French adventurers and other characters. Bleak picture of the fatal attractions of gambling with wonderful characterization, faithful depiction of gambling life at fashionable German watering holes. View more info

The House of the Dead

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Dell Pub. Co: January 1959

Seller ID: 126940

ISBN: B0007DKTYM

Condition: Used - Good


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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

By: GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Random House Inc: October 2003

Seller ID: 91315

ISBN: 140003471X

Condition: New


A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her parents. Her distraught family forced her to name her first lover; and her twin brothers announced their intention to murder Santiago Nasar for dishonoring their sister. Yet if everyone knew the murder was going to ha... View more info

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Selected Canterbury Tales (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Geoffrey Chaucer

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Dover Publications: October 1994

Seller ID: 26392

ISBN: 0486282414

Condition: Used - Good


Delightful collection includes the General Prologue plus three of the most popular tales: "The Knight's Tale," "The Miller's Prologue and Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale." Recast in modern English verse that captures the lively spirit of the originals. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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The Canterbury Tales: In Modern English (Penguin Classics)

By: Geoffrey Chaucer

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: August 1989

Seller ID: 94036

ISBN: 0140440224

Condition: Used - Good


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Complete Plays With Prefaces Volume 3

By: George Bernard Shaw

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DODD MEAD & COMPANY: January 0001

Seller ID: 122945

ISBN: B001CJT91Y

Condition: Used - Good


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William Shakespeare A Critical Study

By: George Brandes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan: January 1924

Seller ID: 116554

ISBN: B000V7DLGW

Condition: Used - Good


1933 printing, DJ is intact but has several tears and chips, now protected by mylar cover. View more info