Language and Literature

Picture of Tom Brown's Schooldays.

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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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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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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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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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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Eggs in a Casket.

Childs, Laura.

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

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For the Term of His Natural Life.

Clarke, Marcus.

This famous novel about the convict experience in Australia sees Richard Devine transporte...

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Picture of Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary.

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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Picture of Circe's Cup: Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Writing About Ireland.

Circe's Cup: Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Writing About Ireland.

Carroll, Clare

Brings together a collection of her essays which investigate the role that writing played ...

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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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Picture of The Fighter: Essays.

The Fighter: Essays.

Parks, Tim.

These provocative and entertaining essays are fantastic reading. Most are literary essays ...

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Picture of Scars Upon My Heart: Women's Poetry and Verse of the First World War.

Scars Upon My Heart: Women's Poetry and Verse of the First World War.

Reilly, Catherine W. (ed.).

A very moving record of women's experience of war, it shows, interestingly, that women wer...

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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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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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The Book of Lost and Found.

Foley, Lucy.

In 1986 Kate Darling is bequeathed an old portrait by her grandmother. As she investigates...

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Bears of England.

Jackson, Mick.

An eccentric book by cult novelist Jackson it explores some little-known chapters in Engla...

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The Grace of Kings.

Liu, Ken.

The first novel in a monumental new epic fantasy series. The Emperor Mapidéré is on his de...

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Thrones, Dominations.

Sayers, Dorothy L. and Walsh, Jill Paton.

Sayers began writing this, her 13th Lord Peter Wimsey novel in 1936, but it was set aside ...

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The Fortress.

Walpole, Hugh.

Judith Paris, now nearing 50, returns to the Lake District to mend the feud between the tw...

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Weight.

Winterson, Jeanette.

A wonderfully written take on the story of Atlas, condemned by the gods he dared defy to s...

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