Language and Literature

Picture of The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries: Volume 9.

The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries: Volume 9.

Jakubowski, Maxim (ed.).

This terrific collection features British killers, investigators, femmes fatales, everymen...

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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 Birds and Other Plays.

Birds and Other Plays.

Aristophanes.

The plays comprise Lysistrata, Assembly-Women

and Wealth

. His plays are exuber...

$7.95

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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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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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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...

$22.95 $3.95

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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 ...

$21.95 $3.95

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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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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 A Brief Guide to Jane Austen.

A Brief Guide to Jane Austen.

Jennings, Charles.

The author examines Jane Austen from three angles. The first part is biographical, the sec...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror: Volume 23.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror: Volume 23.

Jones, Stephen (ed.).

Chilling short stories and novellas of horror and the supernatural showcase established ho...

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Picture of The Literature of Australia: An Anthology.

The Literature of Australia: An Anthology.

Jose, Nicholas (ed.).

A superb anthology which comprises fiction, poetry, drama, diaries, letters, essays and sp...

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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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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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Picture of The Wives of Los Alamos.

The Wives of Los Alamos.

Nesbit, Tarashea.

Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London and C...

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Close Call.

Rimington, Stella.

The author was the Director-General of MI5, so her writing has a certain authenticity. Her...

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