Language and Literature

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The Mystery Woman.

Quick, Amanda.

Another novel in the Ladies of Lantern Street

series, it is set in Victorian London ...

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Picture of Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language.

Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language.

Crystal, David.

Britain's leading linguistic investigator examines the legacy of the language of the King ...

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The Spirit Rebellion.

Aaron, Rachel.,

Eli Monpress is brilliant. He's incorrigible. And he's a thief. He's also still at large, ...

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The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency.

McCall Smith, Alexander.

Wayward daughters; missing husbands; philandering partners; curious conmen; if you've got ...

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Collected Longer Poems.

Auden, W.H.

Brings together six of his longer poetic works - Paid on Both Sides: A Charade; Letter ...

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Poems.

Donne, John.

Paul Muldoon, a contemporary Irish poet, has selected the poems and written an introductio...

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The Miller's Tale.

Chaucer, Geoffrey.

It is of course one of Chaucer's bawdiest stories and has titillated thousands of readers ...

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The Woman in the Case and Other Stories.

Chekhov, Anton.

A collection of his lesser-known early short fiction, it shows Chekhov's mastery of the ge...

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Deep Water.

Freeman, Pamela.

As unrest stirs across the Eleven domains, subversive questions lead to unexpected answers...

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Picture of The Seven Poor Travellers.

The Seven Poor Travellers.

Dickens, Charles.

Seven travellers at an almshouse recount their stories after a Christmas supper of turkey,...

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The Improvement of the Estate: Study of Jane Austen's Novels.

Duckworth, Alistair M.

Through study and analysis of Jane Austen's novels the author examines the theme of the es...

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Taken.

Jaka, Benedict.

Alex Verus's (not necessarily reliable) reputation attracts all sorts. Most are plain bonk...

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Picture of The Diary of a Man of Fifty.

The Diary of a Man of Fifty.

James, Henry.

A man of 50 returns to Florence where he is haunted by memories of a thwarted love affair....

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On the Art of Making Up One's Mind.

Jerome, Jerome K.

He writes about such vital topics as 'the disadvantage of not getting what one wants' and ...

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Picture of Samantha Smythe's Modern Family Journal.

Samantha Smythe's Modern Family Journal.

Cavendish, Lucy.

Samantha has three boys. Edward, 8, spends a lot of time drawing pictures of his willy, Be...

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Nothing But Trouble

Kray, Roberta.

A wild gang of girls live for terrorising their estate in London's East End. One of their ...

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Beastly Things.

Leon, Donna.

Commissario Brunetti is called in to investigate a murdered body found in a Venetian canal...

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The Golden Egg.

Leon, Donna.

Commissario Brunetti of Venice is urged by his wife Paola to investigate the death of the ...

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Mandeville.

Francis, Matthew.

Francis has taken the book The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

that was very popular ...

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The Jinx.

Gautier, Theophile.

An eerie little masterpiece whose theme is the 'evil eye'. Paul d'Aspremont is travelling ...

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The Jewels of Paradise.

Leon, Donna.

A captivating tale of intrigue, music, history and greed in which Caterina Pellegrine, a y...

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Breakfast with the Nikolides.

Godden, Rumer.

She is a master storyteller and one of our very

favourite authors. Emily Poole lives...

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Elizabethan Shakespeare.

Milward, Peter.

The author argues that Shakespeare's work was affected by 'the mind of the monarch' especi...

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Picture of Charles Dickens's Networks: Public Transport and the Novel.

Charles Dickens's Networks: Public Transport and the Novel.

Grossman, Jonathan H.

Traces the significance of the fast-driving stagecoach network that was used by ordinary p...

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