Language and Literature

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Vathek.

Beckford, William.

A strange Gothic novel in which a haughty, effeminate caliph who is persuaded by his mothe...

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Machines for Feeling.

Juchau, Mireille.

Australian novelist Juchau is critically acclaimed and award-winning. Rien and Mark leave ...

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Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil.

Marchetta, Melina.

When a busload of British students is subject to a deadly bomb attack across the Channel, ...

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Skylarking.

Mildenhall, Kate.

Inspired by a true story of the accidental shooting of Harriet Parker by her best friend K...

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The Ice-Cream Makers.

Van der Kwast, Ernest.

In the far north of Italy is a valley of ice-cream makers. Eldest son of the Master Maker ...

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The Best Australian Essays 2016.

Williamson, Geordie (ed.).

The year’s best non-fiction writing from some of the country’s finest authors who write ab...

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After the Carnage.

Winch, Tara June.

These thirteen stories are written by an Australian (Wiradjuri) writer based in France. Sh...

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O Pioneers!

Cather, Willa.

Alexandra Bergson is an astute, independent young woman whose passion for the Nebraska pra...

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Henry V.

Shakespeare, William.

Henry presses his claim to the French throne, has a famous victory at Agincourt and wins t...

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The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra.

Shakespeare, William.

The Roman general Marc Anthony (also spelled Antony) has enjoyed a period of sensual pleas...

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Rupert Brooke: The Poetical Works.

Brooke, Rupert.

A title in Faber and Faber's 'Poets of the Great War' series, this edition was edited and ...

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Little Women.

Alcott, Louisa May.

For over a hundred years, no four young ladies have delighted more people, touched more he...

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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale.

Conrad, Joseph.

Includes an excellent introduction by John Lyon. First published in 1907 it is set in Lond...

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The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams AND An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews.

Fielding, Henry.

Joseph Andrews is a footman in the employ of Lady Booby who dismisses him for refusing her...

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Civil War.

Lucan.

The epic poem by the Roman poet and prose writer on the civil war between Caesar and Pompe...

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Cousin Phillis and Other Stories.

Gaskell, Elizabeth et al.

Five of these stories were written for Dickens’s periodical, Household Words

. They t...

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The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 1, 1907-1922: Volume 1.

Hemingway, Ernest et al.

These chart his youth, his experience in WW1 and his arrival in Paris. He was a fascinatin...

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First Words.

Messerli, Douglas.

Those who enjoy reading poetry will leap upon this little book with joy. Messerli's poetry...

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Words of the World: A Global History of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Ogilvie, Sarah.

Most people think of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as a distinctly British product. ...

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To the Lighthouse.

Woolf, Virginia.

The novel that established Virginia Woolf as a leading writer of the twentieth century, te...

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Introducing Semantics.

Riemer, Nick.

Semantics is the study of meaning in language. This clear and comprehensive textbook provi...

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The Alice Behind Wonderland.

Winchester, Simon.

He has taken the famous, 'vaguely unsettling' picture that Charles Dodgson took of a winso...

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The Elementary Forms of Religious Life.

Durkheim, Emile.

He studies the 'primitive' religious system of the Australian Aborigines to 'understand th...

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The Three Musketeers.

Dumas, Alexandre.

Will Hobson has provided us with a brilliant new translation of this famous, swashbuckling...

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