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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The Best of Foxtrot.

Amend, Bill.

These two volumes come in a slipcase and they showcase the cartoon strips Amend is most pr...

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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 Birds and Other Plays.

Birds and Other Plays.

Aristophanes.

The plays comprise Lysistrata, Assembly-Women

and Wealth

. His plays are exuber...

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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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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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Picture of History of the Rain.

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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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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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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Picture of Paper Towns.

Paper Towns.

Green, John.

The author writes young adult fiction and won the Printz Award for his first novel. Here h...

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Picture of Maggie Cassidy.

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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Picture of Dona Rosita the Spinster.

Dona Rosita the Spinster.

Lorca, Federico Garcia.

On the left is the play in the original Spanish. On the facing page is the English transla...

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Godless Shakespeare.

Mallin, Eric S.

Intriguing and provocative, it discusses Shakespeare's plays from the atheist perspective....

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Picture of The Highland Widow.

The Highland Widow.

Scott, Walter.

Elspat MacTavish's husband was a criminal. Her hopes lie with her son Tavish, but he becom...

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Picture of Letters to Pauline.

Letters to Pauline.

Stendhal.

Stendhal (Henri Boyle) wrote letters to his sister Pauline instructing her on what she sho...

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Picture of It's Not Me It's You.

It's Not Me It's You.

McFarlane, Mhairi.

Delia is a press officer at Newcastle City Council and when it comes to relationships, she...

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The Story of a Lie.

Stevenson, Robert Louis.

When eligible Dick Naseby falls for the beautiful Esther Van Tromp he realises he has met ...

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Picture of Rome Tales.

Rome Tales.

Shankland, Hugh and Constantine, Helen (eds.).

Discover Rome in twenty short stories. Spanning 700 years, the collection includes works b...

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