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December 18, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Classics: British

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Classics: British

 

A selection of classic titles by British authors.

 

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane

In this sparkling satire of love and matrimony, all five Bennett sisters require suitable husbands, to the chagrin of their harried parents, and all available suitors seem somehow deficient.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre
Brontë, Charlotte

After accepting a position as governess in Edward Rochester's home and falling in love with him, Jane begins to suspect that all is not what it seems, and that Thornfield Hall is haunted by a dreadful secret.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
Brontë, Emily

When Lockwood is forced to shelter with his unsociable landlord, he learns the tragic story of Heathcliff's passionate love affair with Catherine, and why her ghost still haunts the bleak Yorkshire moors.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales
Chaucer, Geoffrey

Rich portrayals of 14th century English life narrated in the richly descriptive, bawdy style Chaucer is famous for, these character sketches transcend time.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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The Moonstone

The Moonstone
Collins, Wilkie

In the first police mystery, the disappearance of the Moonstone diamond on Rachel Verinder's birthday spurs an investigation by the dogged Sergeant Cuff, who uncovers more than simple theft.


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Holds: 3 on 7 copies

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Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles

By turns hilarious and terrifying, this tale of a young man determined to escape the life of a common pickpocket and to better his chances in the world features truly unforgettable characters.


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Holds: 3 on 5 copies

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Middlemarch

Middlemarch
Eliot, George

The panorama of nineteenth-century provincial society comes to life in a multi-faceted story of its inhabitants who, like Dorothea Brooks, search for happiness in love and significant lives.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 22 copies

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The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling

The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling
Fielding, Henry

Young Tom takes readers on a roller coaster ride through eighteenth century British life, after his sexual exploits get him into trouble with his adoptive family and force him to seek his fortune in the world.


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Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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A Passage to India

A Passage to India
Forster, E. M.

Three English newcomers to Chandrapore eagerly form a friendship with the educated Indian, Dr. Aziz, but jeopardize international relations when one of them accuses him of sexual assault.


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Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54

I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Graves, Robert

The fictional lost autobiography of Emperor Tiberius Claudius reveals his intelligence and political savvy, amidst a decadent, cruel and superficial society that thinks him a stuttering idiot.


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Holds: 2 on 7 copies

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