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1. The Great Gatsby (Large Print Edition) - F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The mysterious Jay Gatsby uses his fabulous wealth to create an enchanted world fit for his former love, Daisy Buchanan, now married to Tom. Daisy, though, is a romanticised figment of his own imagination, and the extraordinary world that he creates is equally illusory.

He gives lavish, legendary, parties where the guests and gate-crashers enjoy free-flowing champagne and cocktails and carefree hospitality. It is easy for modern readers to forget that the story takes place in the time of Prohibition (1920 to 1933) something that would have been immediately apparent when the book was first published. It enforces the nature of the unreal world that Gatsby creates, beyond the reach of the law and the police.

But a more sinister reality begins to break through, as idealised romantic figures prove to have human frailties and selfish motivations, and the grandiose world of Gatsby's creation crumbles and disillusion turns to tragedy.

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2. Dracula the Un-Dead - Dacre Stoker, Ian Holt

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This story begins in 1912, 25 years after the events described in the original "Dracula" novel. Dr Jack Seward, now a morphine addict, hunts vampires across Europe with the help of a mysterious benefactor.

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3. Eugenie Grandet - Honore de Balzac

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One of Balzac's most famous novels, this is the story of the emotional awakening of a miser's daughter and her rebellion against his strictures and the narrowness of life in France after the Revolution.

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4. Notes From the Underground - Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Considered by many to be the first modern novel, this is the absorbing journal of a man who is alienated from society and immobilized by his feeling of unjustified insignificance.

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5. Some Must Watch - Ethel Lina White

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A serial killer is on the loose, looking for victims whom he regards as ‘imperfect.’

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6. The Great Gatsby (Large Print Edition) - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Largeprint (Paperback) Our price: £13.50  - Currently in stock

The mysterious Jay Gatsby uses his fabulous wealth to create an enchanted world fit for his former love, Daisy Buchanan, now married to Tom. Daisy, though, is a romanticised figment of his own imagination, and the extraordinary world that he creates is equally illusory.

He gives lavish, legendary, parties where the guests and gate-crashers enjoy free-flowing champagne and cocktails and carefree hospitality. It is easy for modern readers to forget that the story takes place in the time of Prohibition (1920 to 1933) something that would have been immediately apparent when the book was first published. It enforces the nature of the unreal world that Gatsby creates, beyond the reach of the law and the police.

But a more sinister reality begins to break through, as idealised romantic figures prove to have human frailties and selfish motivations, and the grandiose world of Gatsby's creation crumbles and disillusion turns to tragedy.

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7. The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne

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The dilapidated house carries a curse from the man from whom the house was taken by the ancestor of its current occupant. A complex tale of betrayals, secrets and concealed relationships that is considered one of Hawthorne's best novels.

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8. The Monk - Matthew Lewis

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A masterpiece of Gothic horror, The Monk plays with the conventions of the popular novels of its time, at once both shocking and satirical.

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9. The Trial - Franz Kafka

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From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

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10. Twice-Told Tales - Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Hawthorne's first collection of short stories that includes "The Minister's Black Veil," "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," "Endicott and the Red Cross," "The Prophetic Pictures" and :Legends of the Province House."

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11. Anne's House of Dreams - Lucy Maud Montgomery

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12. Castle Rackrent (Large Print Edition) - Maria Edgeworth

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Large print edition, with easy-to-read text, of Edgeworth's classic work.

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13. Castle Richmond (Large Print) - Anthony Trollope

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This large print title is set in Tieras 16pt font as reccomended by the RNIB.

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14. Chance (Large Print) - Joseph Conrad

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This classic large print title is printed in 16 point Tiresias font as recommended by the Royal National Institute for the Blind

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15. Chekhov The Comic Stories (Large Print 16pt) - Harvey Pitcher, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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By the time he was 28, Anton Chekhov had published more than 500 short works of fiction, about half of them comic stories and farces. Since then, it has been well documented that these works, dashed off while he was ''chasing two hares at once'' - his medical career and his modest literary pursuits - were carried out largely to pay the bills. Harvey Pitcher has selected and translated approximately forty of these short stories, all of which reflects a genius for comedy which is as fresh and entertaining now as it was then: simple sketches that are like verbal cartoons or comic scripts; outrageous parodies and stories with a comic twist; satirical and subversive sketches that anticipate the anti - authoritarian attitudes of his later work and excursions into the absurd that foreshadow his unconventional approach to stage dialogue. Originally published by Andre Deutsch in 1988, this is the first time the book has been available in paperback. It has been revised by the author to include fourteen brand new stories. Publication coincides with the centenary of Chekhov's death.

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16. Dead Men Tell No Tales (Large Print) - E W Hornung

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17. Dead Souls (Large Print) - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

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18. Evelina - Frances Burney

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The story of a young woman’s entry into society, womanhood and love.

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19. Falk (Large Print) - Joseph Conrad

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20. Grizzly Killer Hell Hath No Fury (Large Print Edition) - Lane R Warenski

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Early spring 1829 was a cold, starving time for most people in the Rocky Mountains. For Zach Connors and his family, it was the same. Known throughout the mountains as Grizzly Killer, Zach fights the worst mother-nature has to offer to find food, but then he must fight Cheyenne Warriors to bring the treasured buffalo meat back home only to find others have kidnapped his wife and her sister. 

Benny Lambert has only been in the Rockies a little over a year when others shoot his partner and steal all their furs. Benny is driven to find the renegades and make them pay for what they have done but marauding Blackfeet get in his way.

Hell Hath No Fury brings to life the story of both men and their women fighting the elements, their enemies, and coming together to bring justice to the killers, thieves, and hostile Indians that would do them harm.

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