Language and Literature

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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Picture of The Muse in the Bottle: Great Writers on the Joys of Drinking.

The Muse in the Bottle: Great Writers on the Joys of Drinking.

Coulombe, Charles A.

Celebrates the diverse pleasures of drinking, in tales and toasts collected from some of o...

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Picture of Virtual Words: Language from the Edge of Science and Technology.

Virtual Words: Language from the Edge of Science and Technology.

Keats, Jonathon.

In these 28 essays, Keats investigates linguistic innovation that comes with new ideas and...

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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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Death of a Policeman.

Beaton, M.C.

Hamish Macbeth is the local policeman in Lochdubh, a picturesque village in the Scottish h...

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House of Cards.

Dobbs, Michael.

Chief whip Francis Urquhart has his hand on every secret in politics. He will betray them ...

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Picture of Poems.

Poems.

Donne, John.

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

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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 No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency.

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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History of the Rain.

Williams, Niall.

Ruth Swain is 19 years old and bed-bound in her attic room beneath the rain. She goes in s...

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Picture of Several Short Sentences about Writing.

Several Short Sentences about Writing.

Klinkenborg, Verlyn.

A book of first steps and experiments by a member of the editorial board of The New Yor...

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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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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Black Magic.

The Mammoth Book of Black Magic.

Ashley, Mike (ed.).

Stories of sorcerers and wizards have kept us fascinated for thousands of years. Each of t...

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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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Picture of The Jinx.

The Jinx.

Gautier, Theophile.

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

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Picture of Breakfast with the Nikolides.

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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Dickens On Theatre.

Dickens, Charles et al.

Dickens had a great passion for the theatre and this collection of 9 pieces offers a snaps...

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God's Gift to Women.

Paterson, Don.

This award-winning Scottish poet addresses the perennial obsessions of sex, drink, music a...

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Picture of Better Than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives.

Better Than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives.

Plotnik, Arthur.

In order to grab attention in a world of sensory overload, most terms of acclaim are exagg...

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Picture of Wodehouse at Blandings Castle.

Wodehouse at Blandings Castle.

Ring, Tony and Jaggard, Geoffrey.

This A-Z deals with the intimate circle of those resident or visiting Blandings Castle, in...

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Maggie Cassidy.

Kerouac, Jack.

Jack Dulwoz is a high school athletics and football star who meets Maggie Cassidy and begi...

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Picture of A Man of Parts.

A Man of Parts.

Lodge, David.

A biographical novel about H.G. Wells, a flawed but magnetic man who tried to change the w...

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