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 Cherry Harvest.

Sanna, Lucy.

In 1944, in Wisconsin, the Christianson family struggles to keep their cherry orchard goin...

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Picture of Language Redeemed: Chaucer's Mature Poetry.

Language Redeemed: Chaucer's Mature Poetry.

Williams, David.

Chaucer's thoughtfully Catholic worldview undergirds his poetry and the author skilfully s...

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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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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 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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The Resurrectionists.

Collins, Michael.

A beautifully written thriller, it was shortlisted for the Booker Prize some years ago. Wh...

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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 Answering Back: Living Poets Reply to the Poetry of the Past.

Answering Back: Living Poets Reply to the Poetry of the Past.

Duffy, Carol Ann (ed.).

Fifty of today's most prominent poets have chosen and responded to a poem from the past. T...

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Picture of Throne of the Caesars: Blood and Steal.

Throne of the Caesars: Blood and Steal.

Sidebottom, Harry.

The author teaches classical history at Lincoln College, the University of Oxford. He is a...

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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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Pietr the Latvian.

Simenon, Georges.

This is Simenon's first novel to feature Inspector Maigret, the laconic French detective. ...

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Mother's Milk.

St. Aubyn, Edward.

It was shortlisted for the Booker in 2006 and that year won two other awards. The once ill...

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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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