Language and Literature

Picture of Love to the Little Ones: The Trials and Triumphs of Parents through the Ages in Letters and Diaries, Memoirs and Essays.

Love to the Little Ones: The Trials and Triumphs of Parents through the Ages in Letters and Diaries, Memoirs and Essays.

Fox, Louisa Lane.

From pregnancy and childbirth, childhood, adolescence and adulthood these experiences of f...

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The Alice Behind Wonderland.

Winchester, Simon.

He has taken the famous, 'vaguely unsettling' picture that Charles Dodgson took of a winso...

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The Making of English.

Bradley, Henry.

Bradley was a self-taught farmer's son who became a world-famous linguist and senior edito...

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Picture of Food for Thought: An Anthology of Writings Inspired by Food.

Food for Thought: An Anthology of Writings Inspired by Food.

Digby, Joan and John (eds.).

Poems, short stories, and excerpts from novels - writers have been writing about food from...

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Picture of The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones.

The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones.

Clare, Cassandra.

Readers of urban fantasy will devour this strong plot, brilliant heroine and intriguing si...

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Picture of Favorite Tales from the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.

Favorite Tales from the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.

Sir Richard Burton gave us the best known uncensored translation of the Arabian Nights dur...

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Picture of The Whales Companion: The Whale in Legend, Art and Literature.

The Whales Companion: The Whale in Legend, Art and Literature.

Klepac, Ariana (ed.).

A celebration of the Whale, this visual and literary anthology explores the complexity of ...

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Picture of A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author of 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'.

A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author of 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'.

Cawthorne, Nigel.

A very interesting guide to Tolkien, his life and his work as the father of modern fantasy...

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Picture of Pre Raphaelite Poetry: An Anthology.

Pre Raphaelite Poetry: An Anthology.

Negri, Paul (ed.).

For both study and pleasure, this modestly priced collection offers the best of a remarkab...

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Picture of The Mysterium: A Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery.

The Mysterium: A Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery.

Doherty, P.C.

In London, February 1304, a succession of brutal murders shocks the city. At the same time...

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Picture of Put Out More Flags: A Novel.

Put Out More Flags: A Novel.

Waugh, Evelyn.

Upper-class scoundrel Basil Seal creates havoc wherever he goes. When Neville Chamberlain ...

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Selected Fables.

La Fontaine, Jean de.

The great satirical poetry of la Fontaine is accompanied by modern line drawings by the Am...

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Picture of Burn This Book: Notes on Literature and Engagement.

Burn This Book: Notes on Literature and Engagement.

Morrison, Toni (ed.).

This powerful collection of essays explores the meaning of censorship and the power of lit...

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Picture of A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems.

A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems.

O'Hagen, Andrew (ed.).

They are presented under four headings: The Lasses, The Drinks, The Immortals, and The Pol...

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Men at Arms.

Waugh, Evelyn.

The first novel in Waugh's 'Sword of Honour' trilogy which records the wartime adventures ...

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Officers and Gentlemen.

Waugh, Evelyn.

Book two in the brilliant 'Sword of Honour' series it follows Guy Crouchback undergoing co...

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Picture of The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: A Conversation Piece.

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: A Conversation Piece.

Waugh, Evelyn.

Gilbert Pinfold is a reclusive Catholic novelist (thought to be a complex, paranoid portra...

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