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ROXANA (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - DEFOE, D.

Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own `wicked' life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. A resourceful adventuress, she is also an unforgiving analyst of her own susceptibilities, who tells us of the price she pays for her successes. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by th...

Boy, Snow, Bird - Helen Oyeyemi

The fifth novel from award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, who was named in 2013 as one of Granta\'s best of young British novelists. A retelling of the Snow White myth, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about three women and an unbreakable bond. BOY Novak turns twenty and decides to try for a brand-new life. Flax Hill, Massachusetts, isn\'t exactly a welcoming town, but it does have the virtue of being the last stop on the bus route she took from New York. Flax Hill is also the h...