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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To the Lighthouse.

Woolf, Virginia.

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

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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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The Thirty-Nine Steps.

Buchan, John.

Originally published in 1915, it still remains a terrific thriller. You won't be able to p...

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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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The Essential Noel Coward Compendium: The Very Best of His Work Life and Times.

Day, Barry (ed.).

Represents the best of his plays and musicals, screenplays, songs, verse, novels, memoir, ...

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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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Poetry of the World Wars.

Foss, Michael (ed.).

The war that began in 1914 shattered the complacent poetic calm of English poetry. ‘The bl...

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

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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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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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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Picture of The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking.

The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking.

Laing, Olivia.

Olivia Laing grew up in an alcoholic family herself and wanting to make sense of it all sh...

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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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Introducing Semantics.

Riemer, Nick.

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

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Bertie Plays the Blues: A 44 Scotland Street Novel.

McCall Smith, Alexander.

The goings-on of the inhabitants of Scotland Street provide deliciously engaging reading. ...

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A Place on Earth: An Anthology of Nature Writing from North America and Australia.

Tredinnick, Mark.

Brings together essays by many of the finest nature writers of our time, on both continent...

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La's Orchestra Saves the World.

McCall Smith, Alexander.

This inspiring novel is set on the eve of the Second World War. La has moved from London t...

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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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A Shrine to Lata Mangeshkar.

Leves, Kerry.

The poet, short-story writer and novelist Vicki Viidikas pitchforked Kerry Leves into Indi...

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