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The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio  

Carlo Collodi

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921889
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199553983.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199553983
The story of the wooden puppet who learns goodness and becomes a real boy is famous the world over, and has been familiar in English for over a century. From the moment Joseph the carpenter ... More
Against Nature

Against Nature  

Joris-Karl Huysmans and Nicholas White (ed.)

Published in Print: 
28 May 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923043
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555116.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199555116
‘It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn! It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have said what I had to say.’ As Joris -Karl Huysmans ... More
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina  

Leo Tolstoy

Published in Print: 
14 April 2016
eISBN: 
9780191920080
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198748847.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780198748847
‘Love… it means too much to me, far more than you can understand.’ At its simplest, Anna Karenina is a love story. It is a portrait of a beautiful and intelligent woman whose passionate ... More
Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days  

Jules Verne

Published in Print: 
11 September 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921810
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552511.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199552511
Having assured the members of London’s exclusive Reform Club that he will circumnavigate the world in 80 days, Fogg – stiff, repressed, English – starts by joining forces with an ... More
The Belly of Paris

The Belly of Paris  

Émile Zola

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923227
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555840.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199555840
‘Respectable people… What bastards!’ Unjustly deported to Devil's Island following Louis-Napoleon's coup-d'état in December 1851, Florent Quenu escapes and returns to Paris. He finds the ... More
The Bright Side of Life

The Bright Side of Life  

Émile Zola and Andrew Rothwell (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 July 2018
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920097
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198753612.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780198753612
‘Neither spoke another word, they were gripped by a shared, unthinking madness as they plunged headlong together into vertiginous rapture.’ Orphaned with a substantial inheritance at the ... More
CapitalAn Abridged Edition

Capital: An Abridged Edition  

Karl Marx and David McLellan (ed.)

Published in Print: 
17 April 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920479
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199535705.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199535705
A classic of early modernism, Capital combines vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society. It has also proved to be ... More
The Charterhouse of Parma

The Charterhouse of Parma  

Stendhal Stendhal, Margaret Mauldon (ed.), and Roger Pearson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
15 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923098
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555345.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199555345
The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring, of prisons and heroic escape, of political chicanery and sublime personal courage. Set at the beginning of the ... More
The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto  

Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, and David McLellan (ed.)

Published in Print: 
17 April 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920486
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199535712.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199535712
The Communist Manifesto is one of the most influential pieces of political propaganda ever written. It is a summary of the whole Marxist vision of history and is the foundation document of ... More
The Conquest of Plassans

The Conquest of Plassans  

Émile Zola and Patrick McGuinness

Published in Print: 
12 June 2014
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923623
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199664788.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199664788
‘Abbé Faujas has arrived!’ The arrival of Abbé Faujas in the provincial town of Plassans has profound consequences for the community, and for the family of François Mouret in particular. ... More
Corinneor Italy

Corinne: or Italy  

Madame de Staël, Sylvia Raphael (ed.), and John Isbell

Published in Print: 
09 October 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921926
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199554607.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199554607
‘Look at her, she is the image of our beautiful Italy.’ Corinne, or Italy (1807) is both the story of a love affair between Oswald, Lord Nelvil and a beautiful poetess, and an homage to the ... More
The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo  

Alexandre Dumas and David Coward (ed.)

Published in Print: 
17 April 2008
eISBN: 
9780191920332
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199219650.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199219650
‘People get out of prison, and when they get out, and their name is Edmond Dantès, they take their revenge!’ Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantès is arrested on his ... More
Cousin Bette

Cousin Bette  

Honoré de Balzac and David Bellos

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921865
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199553945.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199553945
Cousin Bette (1846) is considered to be Balzac's last great novel, and a key work in his Human Comedy. Set in the Paris of the 1830s and 1840s, it is a complex tale of the devastating ... More
Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment  

Fyodor Dostoevsky and Sarah J. Young (ed.)

Published in Print: 
28 March 2019
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191919923
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198709718.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198709718
‘One death, in exchange for thousands of lives - it's simple arithmetic!’ A new translation of Dostoevsky's epic masterpiece, Crime and Punishment (1866). The impoverished student ... More
David Copperfield

David Copperfield  

Charles Dickens, Nina Burgis (ed.), and Andrew Sanders

Published in Print: 
08 May 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920615
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536290.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199536290
‘I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is DAVID COPPERFIELD,’ wrote Dickens of what is the most personal, certainly one of the most popular, of all his novels. ... More
The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories  

Leo Tolstoy and Andrew Kahn (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 January 2015
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923654
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199669882.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199669882
‘No one pitied him as he would have liked to be pitied.’ As Ivan Ilyich lies dying he begins to re-evaluate his life, searching for meaning that will make sense of his sufferings. In ‘The ... More
The Devil and Other Stories

The Devil and Other Stories  

Leo Tolstoy and Richard F. Gustafson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 March 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921896
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199553990.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199553990
‘It is impossible to explain why Yevgeny chose Liza Annenskaya, as it is always impossible to explain why a man chooses this and not that woman.’ This collection of eleven stories spans ... More
Devils

Devils  

Fyodor _ Dostoevsky and Michael R. Katz (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 May 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921674
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199540495.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199540495
abstract Devils, also known in English as The Possessed and The Demons, was first published in 1871–2. The third of Dostoevsky’s five major novels, it is at ... More
Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality  

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Patrick Coleman (ed.)

Published in Print: 
23 April 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923104
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555420.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555420
In his Discourses (1755), Rousseau argues that inequalities of rank, wealth, and power are the inevitable result of the civilizing process. If inequality is intolerable - and Rousseau shows ... More
Doctor Pascal

Doctor Pascal  

Émile Zola and Brian Nelson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
27 August 2020
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920066
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198746164.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780198746164
‘There's something of everything there, the best and the worst, the vulgar and the sublime, flowers, muck, tears, laughter, the river of life itself’ Pascal Rougon has served as a doctor in ... More

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