Language and Literature

Picture of The Act of Roger Murgatroyd: An Entertainment.

The Act of Roger Murgatroyd: An Entertainment.

Adair, Gilbert.

A classic whodunit with a period country-house setting, a cast of equally suspect characte...

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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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Greenmantle.

Buchan, John.

This is the sequel to The Thirty-Nine Steps

and many think it is the best of Buchan’...

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The Island of Sheep.

Buchan, John.

Richard Hannay feels he may be growing old and stale, when a long-forgotten promise takes ...

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

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

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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Walking the Dog.

Hughes, David.

An imaginative work of graphic literature, it begins when Hughes is told by his doctor he ...

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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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Picture of Samuel Johnson: The Major Works.

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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Picture of The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

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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Picture of Long Ago and Far Away: Eight Traditional Fairy Tales.

Long Ago and Far Away: Eight Traditional Fairy Tales.

This collection made up of brand new translations from German, French and Italian, brings ...

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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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Picture of Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War.

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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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 Good of the Novel.

McIlvanney, Liam and Ryan, Ray (eds.).

What makes a novel a novel? How does the language used in a novel create a world different...

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Picture of The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot.

The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot.

Mead, Rebecca.

When she was 17 she read George Eliot’s masterpiece for the first time. She has re-read it...

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Silent House.

Pamuk, Orhan.

He tells a moving story , ‘An eerily prescient work of fiction,’ which brilliantly capture...

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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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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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