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MPL Picks: Classic Literature Part 3

A selection of classic books from various countries and time periods.

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Fathers and sons

Ivan Turgenev ; translated and edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Freeborn. |

War and peace

Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Constance Garnett ; introduction by A.N. Wilson. |

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. |

Vanity fair

William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey. |

Gulliver's travels

Jonathan Swift ; with and introduction by Jeanette Winterson. |

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other stories

Robert Louis Stevenson ; edited with an introduction by Jenni Calder. |

The pearl

John Steinbeck -- |

Of mice and men

John Steinbeck. |

The grapes of wrath

John Steinbeck ; introduction and notes by Robert DeMott. -- |

East of Eden

John Steinbeck. -- |

Rob Roy

Sir Walter Scott ; edited by John Sutherland. |


Sir Walter Scott ; edited with an introduction and notes by Ian Duncan. |

Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

Mary Shelley ; edited with an introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle. -- |


Bram Stoker ; edited with an introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle ; preface by Christopher Frayling. -- |

The catcher in the rye

J. D. Salinger. -- |

All quiet on the western front

Erich Maria Remarque ; translated from the German by A.W. Wheen. -- |

The bell jar

Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; P.S. biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Plath. -- |

Doctor Zhivago

Boris Pasternak. |

Animal farm

by George Orwell |

Nineteen eighty-four

George Orwell. -- |


Vladimir Nabokov ; with an introduction by Martin Amis. |

Lives of girls and women

Alice Munro with an introduction by Jane Smiley. -- |

Gone with the wind

Margaret Mitchell ; with a preface by Pat Conroy. |

Death in Venice

Thomas Mann ; translated by Michael Heim ; introduction by Michael Cunningham. |

The call of the wild.

photographs by Seymour Linden. |

The diviners

Margaret Laurence ; afterword by Timothy Findley. -- |

The stone angel

Margaret Laurence. |