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Penguin Little Black Classics

Aphorisms On Love And Hate

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Penguin Books (2015)

This volume contains a selection of Nietzsche's brilliant and challenging aphorisms, examining the pleasures of revenge, the falsity of pity, and the incompatibility of marriage with the philosophical life.

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How To Use Your Enemies

Author: Baltasar Gracián

Publisher: Penguin Classics (2015)

A seventeenth-century Spanish priest's shrewd maxims on using guile and pragmatism to succeed in a dangerous world

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Of Street Pieman

Author: Henry Mayhew

Publisher: Penguin Classics (2015)

Radical Victorian reformer Henry Mayhew walked the streets of London interviewing ordinary flower girls, market traders, piemen and costermongers to create the first ever work of mass social observation, and the ultimate account of urban life - including an extraordinary description of the city from a hot air balloon.

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Kasyan From The Beautiful Lands

Author: Ivan Turgenev

Publisher: Penguin Classics (2015)

Turgenev's accounts of hunting in rural Russia, and the extraordinary characters he meets there. These haunting accounts helped to abolish serfdom in 1861. A great read for anyone who is interested in Russian history, or European history in general.

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