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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) — Introduction, some editions — 39,644 copies
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1960) — Introduction, some editions — 13,667 copies

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There are many excellent WWI poems written by soldiers who died in service but unfortunately, many of the poems in this book are not enjoyable.
 
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ShelleyAlberta | Dec 21, 2018 |
Curious - in every sense of the word! - Canadiana. Brian Busby reads his way through an eclectic array of genres spanning a generous century-plus of Canadian publishing. Scholarly, thought-provoking, and often very funny reviews shine a light on the forgotten tomes in the darker corners of the library. Some deserve their fate; some don't, and Busby doesn't hold back his punches, or his enthusiastic recommendations. Quotes throughout amuse, enlighten, awe, and occasionally horrify - the writer includes as his parting gift to the reader an excerpt from Donna Steinberg's over-hyped 1983 novel "I Lost it All in Montreal" which might well be a top contender for Worst Sex Scene in a Canadian Novel Ever. Yes, indeed! My ultimate verdict: As far as books about books go, this is a gem.… (more)
 
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leavesandpages | Dec 6, 2017 |

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