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# Extracts from Fiction

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# Extracts from Fiction

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Romance, adventure and comedy from the very best fiction writers, including Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters, Charles Dickens, John Buchan, and many more.

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‘Nothing clears up one’s ideas like explaining them’

Muddle-headed inventor Professor Cavor needs to think aloud, and for reasons of his own Mr Bedford is anxious to listen.

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The Hare and Many Friends

John Gay reflects that in matters of friendship, quality is preferable to quantity.

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An Unlikely Heroine

When she was ten, Catherine Morland showed none of the qualities needed to impress the ladies who read romantic fiction.

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Koré

Sir Edward Leithen finds himself revising his opinion of the ‘detestable’ Koré Arabin.

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Robinson Crusoe Goes to Sea

Hours after running away to sea, Robinson Crusoe was sorry he ever left home.

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Silas Marner Misses his Gold

Silas Marner, the weaver, plans to take a comforting look at his savings while he eats his dinner.

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Money to Burn

Pip receives a visitor from among the criminal classes, but his condescending attempt to play the gentleman rebounds spectacularly.