Language and Literature

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The Three Musketeers.

Dumas, Alexandre.

Will Hobson has provided us with a brilliant new translation of this famous, swashbuckling...

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1000 Years of English Literature.

Fletcher, Chris et al.

From Beowulf to Wendy Cope this describes the life and work of over 100 of the best-loved ...

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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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Clea.

Durrell, Lawrence.

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

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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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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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One for the Books.

Queenan, Joe.

He says 'I have never squandered an opportunity to read', and 'books are physically appeal...

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Picture of The Cherry Harvest.

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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The Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals.

Allen, Moira Anderson.

The publishing world is a tough place. You may be able to write a brilliant article, story...

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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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Picture of An English Country Manner: More True Stories from a Suffolk Country Estate.

An English Country Manner: More True Stories from a Suffolk Country Estate.

Clark, Rory.

We have so

enjoyed these stories of country life. They are gentle and amusing and ma...

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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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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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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter-Writing.

Williams, Liz.

We might just send brief emails today, but letter-writing has played a central role in sha...

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