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Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
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This brilliant fabulist novel combines the delight of Kipling's "Just So Stories" with the metaphysical adventure of "Jonah and the Whale, " as Pi, the son of a zookeeper, is marooned aboard a lifeboat with a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan, and a tiger.

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Never Let Me Go
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human.

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The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
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At last -- the unabridged recording of this timeless bestseller that has sold millions. "To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation", This quotation taken from "The Alchemist" sums up the focus of the book.

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The Bluest Eye
by Toni Morrison
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First published in 1970, this is the first novel by Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove, the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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The Joy Luck Club
by Amy Tan
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In 1949, four Chinese women begin meeting in San Francisco for fun. Nearly 40years later, their daughters continue to meet as the Joy Luck Club.

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The Plague
by Albert Camus
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In the small coastal city of Oran, Algeria, rats begin rising up from the filth only to die as bloody heaps in the streets. Shortly after, an outbreak of the bubonic plague erupts and envelops the human population. Albert Camus’ The Plague is a brilliant and haunting rendering of human perseverance and futility in the face of a relentless terror born of nature.

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The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak
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It's just a small story really, about, among other things, a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery....

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To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
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At once an intimate memoir of childhood, a complicated exploration of race and poverty in the South, and a moving portrayal of uncompromising conscience, "To Kill a Mockingbird" has been called the greatest American novel of the 20th century.

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Lolita
by Vladimir Nabokov
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Poet to pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by 12-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her out of love....

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Lord of the Flies
by William Golding
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An adventure tale in its purest form. A thrilling and elegantly told account of a group of British schoolboys marooned on a tropical island.

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