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The Castle

9780241197806
Kafka, Franz
Features K., the unwanted Land Surveyor who is never to be admitted to the Castle nor accepted in the village, and yet cannot go home. As he encounters dualities of certainty and doubt, hope and fear, and reason and nonsense, K.'s struggles in the labyrinthine world where he finds himself seem to reveals a truth about the nature of existence.
¥1,363
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An Economic History of the English Garden

9780241235577
Floud, Roderick
¥3,789
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Respect: The Formation of Character in an Age of Inequality

9780141007564
Sennett, Richard
Respect can be attained by gaining success, by developing talents, through financial independence and by helping others. In this title, the author argues that many who are not able to achieve the demands of today's meritocracy lose the esteem that should be given to them.
¥2,272
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The Fall of Public Man

9780141007571
Sennett, Richard
Are we now so self-absorbed that we take little interest in the world beyond our own lives? Or has public life left no place for individuals to participate? This title examines the growing imbalance between private and public experience, and asks what can bring us to reconnect with our communities.
¥2,272
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On Art and Life

9780141018959
Ruskin J
John Ruskins insights into the need for individual artistic freedom, and his disdain for the mass-production art of the Victorian era, radically altered society's perception of creative design and remain powerfully relevant to our ideas of beauty today.
¥756
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

9780141188362
Bassani, Giorgio
A novel that aims to capture the mood and atmosphere of Italy (and in particular Ferrara) in the last summers of the thirties, focusing on an aristocratic Jewish family moving towards its doom.
¥1,514
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Selected Poems

9780141025018
Johnson, Linton Kwesi
Charts the unique literary talent of one of Britain's most influential poets and social critics. Ranging from protests against police brutality to eulogies for departed friends and celebrations of urban life, Linton Kwesi Johnson's use of Jamaican dialect to tackle British subjects contributed to a revolution in the notion of literary English.
¥1,514
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Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite

9780141025711
Arden, Paul
Have you ever considered the extraordinary power of making bad decisions, being unreasonable, and taking dangerous, unadvisable risks? Has it ever occurred to you that nothing is more dangerous than playing it safe, or that the straight and narrow path may lead you right off a cliff? This title deals with these questions.
¥1,514
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