Language and Literature

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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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Little Book of Sherlock Holmes.

Brachet, Michelle.

The world- renowned fictional detective first appeared in print in 1887. His detective ski...

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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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Robert Burns: Poems selected by Don Paterson.

Burns, Robert.

Paterson, himself a fine contemporary poet, has written an excellent introduction to his s...

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Damp Squid: The English Language Laid Bare.

Butterfield, Jeremy.

He uses the enormous collection of electronically held texts - the Oxford Corpus - to expl...

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Bliss.

Carey, Peter.

Harry Joy had a heart attack in his front garden and for nine minutes he was dead. Althoug...

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The Chemistry of Tears.

Carey, Peter.

Catherine has had a long, secret love affair with a colleague at the Swinburne Museum and ...

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My Antonia.

Cather, Willa.

The story of Antonia Shimerda who arrives on the Nebraskan frontier as part of a family of...

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A Chance Acquaintance.

Chadwick, Charles.

Two misfits are drawn together after meeting by chance on a bus. Stan is a convicted murde...

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During the Reign of the Queen of Persia.

Chase, Joan.

A powerful literary novel which won the Pen/Hemingway award, it tells the stories of four ...

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Modernist Literature: A Guide for the Perplexed.

Childs, Peter.

Offers an historical overview, and takes the reader through the major figures and texts fo...

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Words, Words, Words.

Crystal, David.

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this celebration of what we say and how we say it. Prof Crystal takes us on ...

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Zofloya, or The Moor.

Dacre, Charlotte.

It caused a scandal when it was first published in 1806 - its themes of lust, betrayal and...

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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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The First World War in Poetry.

Rory Kinnear reads these famous poems by poets young and old, who chronicled their experie...

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The Reichsbank Robbery.

Fulton, Colin.

In 1945 the US Airforce bombed Berlin, where the Reichsbank took 21 direct hits. The Germa...

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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 Yellow Wall-Paper and Other Stories.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins.

The author was America's leading feminist intellectual of the early twentieth century. The...

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Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands.

Hardyment, Christina.

Ranging across nine centuries this shows how Britain’s greatest authors have been inspired...

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Memoirs of Emma Courtney.

Hays, Mary.

It was first published just after the French Revolution and is partly autobiographical. Em...

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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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Would They Lie to You?: How to Spin Friends and Manipulate People.

Hutton, Robert.

He looks at the waffle, fudging, obscurity, blame-shifting, and point-scoring that separ...

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The Aspern Papers and Other Stories.

James, Henry.

An unscrupulous critic determined to get his hands on the private papers of a great poet, ...

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Women in Love.

Lawrence, D.H.

If you haven't yet discovered Lawrence, this will be a great introduction. It follows the ...

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