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[PDF] White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Authors: Zadie Smith

In Contemporary, Fiction, Novels

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One of the most talked about fictional debuts ever, White Teeth is a funny, generous, big-hearted novel, adored by critics and readers alike. Dealing - among many other things - with friendship, love, war, three cultures and three families over three generations, one brown mouse, and the tricky way the past has of coming back and biting you on the ankle, it is a life-affirming, riotous must-read of a book.

[PDF] Stoner by John Williams

Authors: John Williams

In Classics, Fiction, Literature, Novels

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Colum McCann once called Stoner one of the great forgotten novels of the past century, but it seems it is forgotten no longer - in 2013 translations of Stoner began appearing on bestseller lists across Europe.

[PDF] Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi

Authors: Ahmed Saadawi

In Horror, Fantasy, Fiction, Novels

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From the rubble-strewn streets of U.S.-occupied Baghdad, Hadi--a scavenger and an oddball fixture at a local caf�--collects human body parts and stitches them together to create a corpse. His goal, he claims, is for the government to recognize the parts as people and to give them proper burial.

[PDF] The Waves by Virginia Woolf

Authors: Virginia Woolf

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The Waves is an astonishingly beautiful and poetic novel. It begins with six children playing in a garden by the sea and follows their lives as they grow up and experience friendship, love and grief at the death of their beloved friend Percival. Regarded by many as her greatest work, The Waves is also seen as Virginia Woolf's response to the loss of her brother Thoby, who died when he was twenty-six.

[PDF] The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Authors: Ernest Hemingway

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Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the tale of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. This story of heroic endeavour won Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature. It stands as a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements.