Language and Literature

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Clea.

Durrell, Lawrence.

The Irish émigré Darley becomes enmeshed with the bisexual artist, Clea. The affair change...

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Picture of The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of 'Proper' English, from Shakespeare to 'South Park'.

The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of 'Proper' English, from Shakespeare to 'South Park'.

Lynch, Jack.

In its history, the English language has had many lawmakers - those who have tried to regu...

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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 Postman Always Rings Twice.

Cain, James M.

A title in the 'Crime Masterworks' series, it was originally published in 1934. It was mad...

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White Noise.

DeLillo, Don.

An award-winning novel, it is regarded as a classic of postmodern literature. It is extrem...

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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 The Language Wars: A History of Proper English.

The Language Wars: A History of Proper English.

Hitchings, Henry.

Topics he examines include grammar rules, regional accents, swearing, spelling, dictionari...

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Picture of What There is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell.

What There is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell.

Marrs, Suzanne (ed.).

These two fascinating people were devoted friends and warm, wonderful writers. Over three ...

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Classic Love Poems.

Morris, Max (ed.).

Inspiring and tender, these poems would make the perfect gift for your true love. They are...

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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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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 Motherlode: Australian Women's Poetry 1986-2008.

Motherlode: Australian Women's Poetry 1986-2008.

Harrison, Jennifer and Waterhouse, Kate (eds.).

This major collection covers a wide range of themes - nature, icons, pregnancy, birth, inf...

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