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Flatland

9780140435313
Abbott, Edwin
A work that poses provocative questions about perception and reality. It is a parody of Victorian society where all existence is limited to length and breadth - its inhabitants unable even to imagine a third dimension. It provides an overview of this world - its physics and metaphysics, its history, customs and religious beliefs.
€9.41
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Notre-Dame de Paris

9780140443530
Hugo, Victor
In the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and shunned for his appearance, he is pitied only by Esmerelda, a beautiful gypsy dancer to whom he becomes completely devoted.
€11.76
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The Village of Stepanchikovo: And its Inhabitants: from the Notes of an Unknown

9780140446586
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Summoned to the country estate of his uncle Colonel Yegor Rostanev, the young Sergey Aleksandrovich finds himself thrown into a bedlam. His kind-hearted uncle is dominated by a pretentious and despotic pseudo-intellectual named Opiskin, a charlatan who has ingratiated himself with Yegor's mother and now holds the entire household under his thumb.
€15.29
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The Charterhouse of Parma

9780140449662
Stendhal
Headstrong and naive, the young Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is determined to defy the wrath of his right-wing father and go to war to fight for Napoleon. He stumbles on the Battle of Waterloo, ill-prepared, yet filled with enthusiasm for war and glory. This work blends the intrigues of the Italian court with the excitement of youth.
€12.94
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The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

9780141036199
Benjamin, Walter
Explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are.
€7.05
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On Architecture

9780141441689
Vitruvius (Schofield R, translator)
In "De architectura" (c.40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, "De architectura" has been an invaluable source of information for scholars.
€15.29
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Design as Art

9780141035819
Munari, Bruno
Sets out the author's ideas about visual, graphic and industrial design and the role it plays in the objects we use everyday.
€11.76
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Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

9780141047546
Montgomery C
Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference.
€11.76
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The London Compendium

9780718192044
Glinert E
The streets of London resonate with secret stories, from East End lore to Cold War espionage, from tales of riots, rakes, anarchy and grisly murders, to Rolling Stones gigs, gangland drinking dens, Orwell's Fitzrovia and Lenin's haunts. This title intends to unravel London's mysteries.
€17.65
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