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  • Don't Look Now (Penguin Readers 2)

  • Daphne de Maurier , Penguin , 1992

John and Laura are on holiday in Venice. Venice is beautiful but it is dangerous, dangerous for them. Who are the two sisters? Who is the killer?

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John and Laura are on holiday in Venice. Venice is beautiful but it is dangerous, dangerous for them. Who are the two sisters? Who is the killer?

  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Robert Louis Stevenson , Penguin , 2000

Why has Dr Jekyll made a friend of the frightening Mr Hyde? Who is the evil little man? And why does he seem to have power over the good Dr Jekyll? Then there is a murder. Everybody is looking for Mr Hyde. But the evil little man has disappeared. Or has he?

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Why has Dr Jekyll made a friend of the frightening Mr Hyde? Who is the evil little man? And why does he seem to have power over the good Dr Jekyll? Then there is a murder. Everybody is looking for Mr Hyde. But the evil little man has disappeared. Or has he?

  • Dr Zhivago (Penguin Readers 5)

  • Boris Pasternak , Penguin , 1998

The Russian Revolution - four young people, Yuri, Tonya, Lara and Pasha, find love and lose it in this extraordinary time. Their heart-breaking stories make "Dr Zhivago" one of the greatest romantic books, and films, of the last century.

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The Russian Revolution - four young people, Yuri, Tonya, Lara and Pasha, find love and lose it in this extraordinary time. Their heart-breaking stories make "Dr Zhivago" one of the greatest romantic books, and films, of the last century.

  • Dracula (Oxford Progressive Readers 5)

  • Bram Stoker , Oxford University Press , 1994

Jonathan Harker, a young solicitor, goes to see Count Dracula in his castle in Transylvania. He discovers that the Count is a vampire - a terrible Un-Dead creature who lives on Human blood. And now the Count is going to London ...

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Jonathan Harker, a young solicitor, goes to see Count Dracula in his castle in Transylvania. He discovers that the Count is a vampire - a terrible Un-Dead creature who lives on Human blood. And now the Count is going to London ...

  • Dracula (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Bram Stoker , Penguin , 2000

Count Dracula is a vampire. He drinks people's blood. He lives in a lonely castle in the mountains of Transylvania. But then he comes to England… Professor van Helsing knows about vampires, but can he stop Dracula?

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Count Dracula is a vampire. He drinks people's blood. He lives in a lonely castle in the mountains of Transylvania. But then he comes to England… Professor van Helsing knows about vampires, but can he stop Dracula?

  • Dublin People - Short Stories (Oxford Bookworms 6)

  • Maeve Binchy , Oxford University Press , 1993

A young country girl comes to live and work in Dublin. Jo is determined to be modern and independent, and to have a wonderful time. But life in a big city is full of strange surprises for a shy country girl ...

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A young country girl comes to live and work in Dublin. Jo is determined to be modern and independent, and to have a wonderful time. But life in a big city is full of strange surprises for a shy country girl ...

  • Emma

  • Jane Austen , Penguin , 2008

Classic / British English Emma Woodhouse is beautiful, clever and rich. She likes to arrange marriages between her friends and neighbours in the village of Highbury. But Emma makes a lot of mistakes and causes more problems than happy marriages. Then she almost loses her own chance of love.

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Classic / British English Emma Woodhouse is beautiful, clever and rich. She likes to arrange marriages between her friends and neighbours in the village of Highbury. But Emma makes a lot of mistakes and causes more problems than happy marriages. Then she almost loses her own chance of love.

  • Enduring Love

  • Ian McEwan , Vintage , 1998

One windy spring day in the Chilterns Joe Rose's calm, organised life is shattered by a ballooning accident. The afternoon, Rose reflects, could have ended in mere tragedy, but for his brief meeting with Jed Parry. Unknown to Rose, something passes between them - something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Rose's beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to the brink of murder and madness.

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One windy spring day in the Chilterns Joe Rose's calm, organised life is shattered by a ballooning accident. The afternoon, Rose reflects, could have ended in mere tragedy, but for his brief meeting with Jed Parry. Unknown to Rose, something passes between them - something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Rose's beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to the brink of murder and madness.

  • Evening Class Level 4 (Penguin Graded Readers)

  • Maeve Binchy , Penguin; 2 edition (2 April 2008) , 2008

Thirty people join an Italian evening class. All have their own reasons. Connie needs to escape from an unhappy home life; Lou has criminal intentions. Aidan and Signora have organised the classes. All their lives are changed forever.

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Thirty people join an Italian evening class. All have their own reasons. Connie needs to escape from an unhappy home life; Lou has criminal intentions. Aidan and Signora have organised the classes. All their lives are changed forever.

  • Falling Leaves (Penguin Readers 4)

  • Adeline Yen Mah , Penguin , 2001

This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time, she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. "Falling Leaves" is a story of pain and fear, but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence.

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This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time, she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. "Falling Leaves" is a story of pain and fear, but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence.

  • Falling Leaves 2nd Edn.(Penguin Readers 4)

  • Adeline Yen Mah , Penguin , 2008

This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time, she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. "Falling Leaves" is a story of pain and fear, but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence

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This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time, she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. "Falling Leaves" is a story of pain and fear, but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence

  • Far from the Madding Crowd (Macmillan Readers 4)

  • Thomas Hardy , Macmillan , 2007

The sword moved again, and the light from the sun flashed on the bright metal. Soon all that Bathsheba could see was a bright light flashing around her. Troy had never practised better than this.

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The sword moved again, and the light from the sun flashed on the bright metal. Soon all that Bathsheba could see was a bright light flashing around her. Troy had never practised better than this.

  • Far from the Madding Crowd (Oxford Bookworms 5)

  • Thomas Hardy , Oxford University Press

Bathsheba Everdene is young, proud, and beautiful. She is an independent woman and can marry any man she chooses - if she chooses. In fact she likes her independence, and she likes fighting her own battles in a man's world.

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Bathsheba Everdene is young, proud, and beautiful. She is an independent woman and can marry any man she chooses - if she chooses. In fact she likes her independence, and she likes fighting her own battles in a man's world.

  • Far from the Madding Crowd (Oxford Progressive Readers 4)

  • Thomas Hardy , Oxford University Press , 1994

Not all men are blind to the faults of the beautiful Bathsheba Everdene. "She's vain," thinks a sheep farmer, Gabriel Oak, soon after meeting her. Although he loves her, and asks her to marry him, his direct, honest manner often causes trouble between them.

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Not all men are blind to the faults of the beautiful Bathsheba Everdene. "She's vain," thinks a sheep farmer, Gabriel Oak, soon after meeting her. Although he loves her, and asks her to marry him, his direct, honest manner often causes trouble between them.

  • Farewell, My Lovely (Penguin Readers 4)

  • Raymond Chandler , Penguin , 1991

Private detective, Philip Marlowe, is in trouble again! He witnesses a murder. He knows the killer. The police do not want to find the murderer, and Marlowe thinks this is strange. He knows something is wrong. Will he discover the truth?

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Private detective, Philip Marlowe, is in trouble again! He witnesses a murder. He knows the killer. The police do not want to find the murderer, and Marlowe thinks this is strange. He knows something is wrong. Will he discover the truth?

  • Frankenstein (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Mary Shelley , Penguin , 2000

Frankenstein is probably the most famous horror story in the world. Victor Frankenstein is a young scientist who creates a monster from parts of dead bodies. At first the monster looks for loves and wants to be kind. But soon, he learns to hate people and becomes evil. Frankenstein has learnt to create life. But will this life destroy him?

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Frankenstein is probably the most famous horror story in the world. Victor Frankenstein is a young scientist who creates a monster from parts of dead bodies. At first the monster looks for loves and wants to be kind. But soon, he learns to hate people and becomes evil. Frankenstein has learnt to create life. But will this life destroy him?

  • Frozen Pizza and other slices of life (Cambridge English Readers 6)

  • Antoinette Moses , Cambridge University Press , 2002

These highly enjoyable stories offer eight slices of life in England today. The themes covered include food, the media, immigration, student life, football hooliganism, inner-city problems, leisure activities and the countryside. Lively and amusing, these stories provide a fascinating picture of the country at the start of a new century

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These highly enjoyable stories offer eight slices of life in England today. The themes covered include food, the media, immigration, student life, football hooliganism, inner-city problems, leisure activities and the countryside. Lively and amusing, these stories provide a fascinating picture of the country at the start of a new century

  • Ghost in the Guitar (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Paul Shipton , Penguin , 2000

Katy and her boyfriend Tom are happy in their band, Steel City. But then Tom gets a new guitar and the trouble begins. Suddenly he can play very well, but he seems to be a different person. Why is he always so angry? When Katy discovers the secret of the guitar, she is very afraid. Can she save her boyfriend's life?

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Katy and her boyfriend Tom are happy in their band, Steel City. But then Tom gets a new guitar and the trouble begins. Suddenly he can play very well, but he seems to be a different person. Why is he always so angry? When Katy discovers the secret of the guitar, she is very afraid. Can she save her boyfriend's life?

  • Ghost Stories (Oxford Bookworms 5)

  • Rosemary Border , Oxford University Press , 1989

After dinner we turned the lights out and played 'hide-and-seek'. In the dark, I touched a hand, a very cold hand. Now, because of the game, I had to hide in the dark with . . . with this cold person - not speaking, not knowing who it was. Slowly the others found us, hid with us, until we were all there - all thirteen. Thirteen? But there were only twelve people in the house! We touched each other in the dark, counting. Thirteen. Quickly, nervously, I lit a match to see

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After dinner we turned the lights out and played 'hide-and-seek'. In the dark, I touched a hand, a very cold hand. Now, because of the game, I had to hide in the dark with . . . with this cold person - not speaking, not knowing who it was. Slowly the others found us, hid with us, until we were all there - all thirteen. Thirteen? But there were only twelve people in the house! We touched each other in the dark, counting. Thirteen. Quickly, nervously, I lit a match to see

  • Goldfinger (Macmillan Readers 5)

  • Ian Fleming , Macmillan , 2005

When James Bond 007 is introduced to the rich and mysterious Auric Goldfinger, he quickly learns that Goldfinger is a clever cheat at card games. But card games are not the only way that Goldfinger makes money. Soon, Bond finds himself part of an evil plan, a plan which could lead to the deaths of many people ...

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When James Bond 007 is introduced to the rich and mysterious Auric Goldfinger, he quickly learns that Goldfinger is a clever cheat at card games. But card games are not the only way that Goldfinger makes money. Soon, Bond finds himself part of an evil plan, a plan which could lead to the deaths of many people ...

  • Great Expectations (Oxford Bookworms 5)

  • Charles Dickens , Oxford University Press , 1992

In a gloomy, neglected house Miss Havisham sits, as she has sat year after year, in a wedding dress and veil that were once white, and are now faded and yellow with age. Her face is like a death's head; her dark eyes burn with bitterness and hate. By her side sits a proud and beautiful girl, and in front of her, trembling with fear in his country boots, stands young Pip

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In a gloomy, neglected house Miss Havisham sits, as she has sat year after year, in a wedding dress and veil that were once white, and are now faded and yellow with age. Her face is like a death's head; her dark eyes burn with bitterness and hate. By her side sits a proud and beautiful girl, and in front of her, trembling with fear in his country boots, stands young Pip

  • Happy Christmas (Penguin Readers 3)

  • John Escot , Penguin , 2000

Do you know where Santa Claus's name comes from? Are you a santa or a scrooge? Answer our questions, and find out! You can make our yule log chocolate cake in 'A Great Time for Eating!' And there are Christmas stories and a play for you to read too

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Do you know where Santa Claus's name comes from? Are you a santa or a scrooge? Answer our questions, and find out! You can make our yule log chocolate cake in 'A Great Time for Eating!' And there are Christmas stories and a play for you to read too

  • Heat and Dust (Oxford Bookworms 5)

  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala , Oxford University Press , 1990

Heat and dust - these simple, terrible words describe the Indian summer. Year after year, endlessly, it is the same. And everyone who experiences this heat and dust is changed for ever. We often say, in these modern times, that sexual relationships have changed, for better or for worse. But in this book we see that things have not changed. Whether we look back sixty years, or a hundred and sixty, we see that it is not things that change, but people. And, in the heat and dust of an Indian summer, even people are not very different after all.

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Heat and dust - these simple, terrible words describe the Indian summer. Year after year, endlessly, it is the same. And everyone who experiences this heat and dust is changed for ever. We often say, in these modern times, that sexual relationships have changed, for better or for worse. But in this book we see that things have not changed. Whether we look back sixty years, or a hundred and sixty, we see that it is not things that change, but people. And, in the heat and dust of an Indian summer, even people are not very different after all.

  • House of Sand and Fog

  • Andre Dubus III , Vintage/Ebury , 2001

Kathy is a young recovering alcoholic recently seperated from her husband. When her family home is repossessed she is devastated. Her house is sold at auction to Behrani, a former Iranian Air Force officer for whom it represents an entry into real estate and a passport to the future for his family and his own version of the American Dream. For Kathy, its loss is the last of a sereis of insults life has dealt her and the stage is set for a gut-wrenching tragedy.

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Kathy is a young recovering alcoholic recently seperated from her husband. When her family home is repossessed she is devastated. Her house is sold at auction to Behrani, a former Iranian Air Force officer for whom it represents an entry into real estate and a passport to the future for his family and his own version of the American Dream. For Kathy, its loss is the last of a sereis of insults life has dealt her and the stage is set for a gut-wrenching tragedy.

  • How to be an Alien (Penguin Readers 3)

  • George Mikes , Penguin , 1998

Why are the English different from Europeans? George Mikes' book describes the strange things the English do and say. And because the English are strange, they don't get angry when they read the book. They love it!

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Why are the English different from Europeans? George Mikes' book describes the strange things the English do and say. And because the English are strange, they don't get angry when they read the book. They love it!

  • How to be an Alien 2nd Edn. (Penguin Readers 3)

  • George Mikes , Penguin , 1999

Why are the English different from Europeans? George Mikes' book describes the strange things the English do and say. And because the English are strange, they don't get angry when they read the book. They love it!

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Why are the English different from Europeans? George Mikes' book describes the strange things the English do and say. And because the English are strange, they don't get angry when they read the book. They love it!

  • Inspector Logan (Cambridge English Readers 1)

  • Richard MacAndrew , Cambridge University Press , 2002

"When did your wife go out?" asked Jenny Logan. She looked at the man across the table from her. "Yesterday," he replied. "And she didn't come home last night?" said Logan. "That's right," said the man. It was Jenny Logan's first day in her new job. She was an inspector in the Edinburgh police. It was also her first murder.

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"When did your wife go out?" asked Jenny Logan. She looked at the man across the table from her. "Yesterday," he replied. "And she didn't come home last night?" said Logan. "That's right," said the man. It was Jenny Logan's first day in her new job. She was an inspector in the Edinburgh police. It was also her first murder.

  • Jamaica Inn (Penguin Readers 5)

  • Daphne du Maurier , Penguin , 1999

"Respectable people don't go to Jamaica Inn ... they're afraid." When her mother dies, Mary Yellan goes to live with her aunt and uncle at Jamaica Inn. Strange things happen there at night. Mary is not easily frightened but she slowly discovers that her uncle is involved in something more terrible than she had ever imagined.

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"Respectable people don't go to Jamaica Inn ... they're afraid." When her mother dies, Mary Yellan goes to live with her aunt and uncle at Jamaica Inn. Strange things happen there at night. Mary is not easily frightened but she slowly discovers that her uncle is involved in something more terrible than she had ever imagined.

  • James Bond - The Spy Who Loved Me

  • Ian Flemming , Macmillan , 1972

Vivienne Michel is in trouble. Trying to escape her tangled past, she has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the Dreamy Pines Motor Court. A far cry from the privileged world she was born to, the motel is also the destination of two hardened killers - the perverse Sol Horror and the deadly Sluggsy Morant. When a coolly charismatic Englishman turns up, Viv, in terrible danger, is not just hopeful, but fascinated. Because he is James Bond, 007; the man she hopes will save her, the spy she hopes will love her . . .

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Vivienne Michel is in trouble. Trying to escape her tangled past, she has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the Dreamy Pines Motor Court. A far cry from the privileged world she was born to, the motel is also the destination of two hardened killers - the perverse Sol Horror and the deadly Sluggsy Morant. When a coolly charismatic Englishman turns up, Viv, in terrible danger, is not just hopeful, but fascinated. Because he is James Bond, 007; the man she hopes will save her, the spy she hopes will love her . . .

  • Jane Eyre (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Charlotte Brontë , Penguin , 1999

Jane Eyre is a poor teacher who works for the wealthy Mr Rochester. She loves him and wants to marry him. He loves her too, but he has a secret which brings them great sadness

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Jane Eyre is a poor teacher who works for the wealthy Mr Rochester. She loves him and wants to marry him. He loves her too, but he has a secret which brings them great sadness