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  • Anglais Matilda

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin uk
    • 15 Avril 2001

    Five-year old Matilda longs for her parents to be good and loving and understanding, but they are none of these things. They are perfectly horrid to her. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon discovers she has supernatural powers.

  • Anglais Lolita

    Vladimir Nabokov

    • Penguin books uk
    • 25 Août 2011

    'You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.' Humbert Humbert, a European intellectual adrift in America, is a middle-aged college professor. Haunted by memories of a lost adolescent love, he falls outrageously (and illegally) in lust with his landlady's twelve-year-old daughter Dolores Haze. Obsessed, he'll do anything, will commit any crime, to possess his Lolita. But once Lolita belongs to Humbert, once he has got what he wants, what next? And what of Lolita? How long is she willing to be possessed?

  • Anglais Thérèse Raquin

    Emile Zola

    • Penguin books
    • 12 Mai 2010

    Thérèse Raquin is bored by her loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, and allows herself to be swept away by lust and excitement when she meets his earthy and sensual friend Laurent. But the animal passion between them will result in a terrible crime - one that will haunt them for ever.

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  • Anglais Hamlet

    William Shakespeare

    • Penguin books uk
    • 7 Avril 2005

    A young prince meets with his father's ghost, who alleges that his own brother, now married to his widow, murdered him. The prince devises a scheme to test the truth of the ghost's accusation, feigning wild madness while plotting a brutal revenge.

  • Anglais Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Brontë

    • Penguin books uk
    • 10 Octobre 2008

    A young woman looks back at her childhood in a harsh orphanage and describes her growing love for the man who employs her as governess.

  • Anglais Middlemarch

    George Eliot

    • Penguin books uk
    • 23 Janvier 2003

    This text is an updated edition of George Eliot's classic tale. The novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community.

  • Anglais Dracula

    Bram Stoker

    • Penguin books uk
    • 21 Septembre 2006

    Count Dracula's castle is a hellish world where night is day, pleasure is pain and the blood of the innocent prized above all. Young Jonathan Harker approaches the gloomy gates with no idea what he is about to face. And back in England eerie incidents are unfolding as strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck.

  • Anglais Oliver Twist

    Charles Dickens

    • Puffin uk
    • 25 Février 1994

    A poor orphan's adventures in the criminal underworld of mid-nineteenth-century London are the central theme of Dickens' second major novel

  • Anglais Animal farm

    George Orwell

    • Penguin books uk
    • 31 Janvier 2008

    Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Wellington leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten.

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  • Anglais Persuasion

    Jane Austen

    • Penguin books uk
    • 26 Janvier 2012

    At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortunenor rank. What happens when they encounter each other again is movingly told in Jane Austen's last completed novel. Set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath, Persuasion is a brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, but, above all,it is a love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.

  • Anglais OF MICE AND MEN

    John Steinbeck

    • Penguin books uk
    • 26 Janvier 2006

    Streetwise George and his childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they'll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But do dreams come at a price!

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  • Anglais The great Gatsby

    Francis Scott Fitzgerald

    • Penguin books uk
    • 26 Janvier 2006

    Jay Gatsby is the man who has everything. But one thing will always be out of his reach! Everybody who is anybody is seen at his parties. For Gatsby, always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life he is hiding a secret: a silent longing that can never be fulfilled.

  • Anglais NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

    George Orwell

    • Penguin books uk
    • 3 Juillet 2008

    Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.

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  • Anglais CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin uk
    • 17 Juin 2005

    This is a ressiue of the existing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to tie in with the Warner Bros film.Charlie Bucket thinks he's the luckiest boy alive when he unwraps one of Willy Wonka's Whipple- Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delights to find the last golden ticket. Ages 7+ years.

  • Anglais The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Oscar Wilde

    • Penguin books uk
    • 4 Février 2004

    Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society.

  • Anglais The very hungry caterpillar

    Eric Carle

    • Puffin uk
    • 30 Septembre 2004

    A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food in this story aimed at the very young.

  • Anglais Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare

    • Penguin books uk
    • 7 Avril 2005

    A young man and woman meet by chance and fall instantly in love. But their families are bitter enemies, and in order to be together the two lovers must be prepared to risk everything. Set in a city torn apart by feuds and gang warfare, Romeo and Juliet is a dazzling combination of passion and hatred, bawdy comedy and high tragedy.

  • Anglais Pride and Prejudice

    Jane Austen

    • Penguin books uk
    • 30 Janvier 2003

    In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters.

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  • Anglais STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE -A-

    Tennessee Williams

    • Penguin books uk
    • 9 Février 2009

    Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley.

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  • Anglais Alice s adventures in wonderland

    Lewis Carroll

    • Puffin uk
    • 23 Février 2004

    A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters

  • Anglais Wuthering Heights

    Emily Bronte

    • Penguin books uk
    • 26 Janvier 2012

    This new edition of Emily Bronte's classic 1847 novel uses the authoritative Clarendon text. Patsy Stoneman's introduction considers the bewildering variety of critical interpretation to which the novel has been subject, as well as offering some provocative new insights for the modern reader.

  • Anglais TODAY IS MONDAY

    Eric Carle

    • Puffin uk
    • 1 Janvier 1996

    This picture book is based on the children's song "Today is Monday". Runner beans, zoooop, roast beef, fish, chicken and ice cream are the fare during the week, until Sunday, when the world's children are invited to come and share a meal. Animals introduce children to the days of the week.

  • Anglais Black Beauty

    Anna Sewell

    • Puffin uk
    • 25 Février 1994

    Ann Sewell's renowned tale of a gentle thoroughbred horse's adventures in Victorian England

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