Language and Literature

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Eggs in a Casket.

Childs, Laura.

Her Cacklebury Club mysteries have won a wide and appreciative audience. While Petra handl...

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The Last of the Mohicans.

Cooper, James Fenimore.

Alice and Cora Munro are pioneer sisters in frontier America. Guided by an army major and ...

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Picture of Gold from Gemini: An Original Lovejoy Murder Mystery.

Gold from Gemini: An Original Lovejoy Murder Mystery.

Gash, Jonathan.

Antiques dealer Lovejoy is irresistibly drawn to a trail of clues leading to a treasure tr...

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Enthusiasms.

Girouard, Mark.

A collection of essays in which he follows the trail of a clue he wants to follow up; a po...

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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches.

Hargraves, Orin.

Helps readers understand why certain phrases became clichés and why they should be avoided...

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Fool's Quest: Book Two of Fitz and the Fool.

Hobb, Robin.

Though it is Book Two in a series it can be profitably read as a stand-alone title. Indeed...

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Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Hughes, Thomas.

When Tom enters Rugby school he is a shy, homesick chap. But he is soon drawn into the lif...

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Samuel Johnson: The Major Works.

Johnson, Samuel.

Brings to the reader a wonderful collection of the great man's poetry and prose - all the ...

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The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

Leonard, John (ed).

Begins with the newest poets and traces back to the earliest. There are selections from a ...

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A Ripple from the Storm.

Lessing, Doris.

Martha Quest experiences personal and political adventures in race-torn South Africa, the ...

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Who's Who in Women's Historical Fiction.

Martin, Kathy.

Compiled in an A-Z fashion it covers the work of Jane Austen, the Brontës, Margaret Mitche...

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Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary.

Quinion, Michael.

He begins by saying that when he was young he used to catch trains at a railway station...

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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published.

Skinner, David.

In 1961 Webster's Third New International Dictionary

was published. The publication ...

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Wodehouse at the Angler's Rest.

Ring, Tony and Jaggard, Geoffrey.

An A-Z of the people, places, things and events that deal with the reminiscences of the ge...

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Wodehouse with Old Friends.

Ring, Tony and Jaggard, Geoffrey.

In A-Z form this deals with novels and short stories which do not form part of a major rec...

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The Aeneid.

Virgil.

Written more than 2,000 years ago, it tells the story of Aeneas' 7-year journey from the r...

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Euripides: Our Contemporary.

Walton, J. Michael.

A beautifully written study of the playwright's entire canon. Walton is familiar with all ...

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The Ladies' Paradise.

Zola, Emile.

First published in 1883 it vividly depicts the workings of a new commercial entity, the de...

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Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady.

Summerscale, Kate.

Based on a true story, a cause célèbre

, this novel brilliantly re-creates the Victor...

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High Rising.

Thirkell, Angela.

Laura Morland is a successful novelist. With her boisterous son Tony she sets out to spend...

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What Makes This Book So Great.

Walton, Jo.

Walton is 'an award winning author of, inveterate reader of and chronic re-reader of scien...

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Literary Rivals: Feuds and Antagonisms in the World of Books.

Bradford, Richard.

It looks at some of the closest and most complex relationships in literary history and exa...

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Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths.

Manser, Martin H.

English speech is today peppered with turns of phrase straight out of the Bible. This coll...

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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War.

Marlantes, Karl.

Second Lieutenant Waino Mellas, 21 years old, is the hero of this novel. In Vietnam he fac...

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