Language and Literature

Picture of Bech: A Book.

Bech: A Book.

Updike, John.

If you are interested in what it was like to be successful NY writer in the early 60's, an...

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Picture of Rupert Brooke: The Poetical Works.

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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Picture of Bliss.

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

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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Picture of 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.

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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Picture of Robert Burns: Poems selected by Don Paterson.

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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Picture of Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands.

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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Introducing Semantics.

Riemer, Nick.

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

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Picture of Cousin Phillis and Other Stories.

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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Picture of Bertie Plays the Blues: A 44 Scotland Street Novel.

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

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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Picture of The Alice Behind Wonderland.

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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Picture of La's Orchestra Saves the World.

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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Picture of The Mayfair Mystery: A Story of Crime.

The Mayfair Mystery: A Story of Crime.

Richardson, Frank.

The author was a famous British satirist, and this story thrilled readers with its extrava...

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Picture of The Republic of Imagination: A Case for Fiction.

The Republic of Imagination: A Case for Fiction.

Nafisi, Azar.

Her previous book Reading Lolita in Tehran

sold a million copies and told how she ta...

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Picture of The Importance of Being Seven: A 44 Scotland Street Novel.

The Importance of Being Seven: A 44 Scotland Street Novel.

McCall Smith, Alexander.

The world of Scotland Street has many followers, and little Bertie Pollock with his diffic...

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Picture of Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing.

Sankovitch, Nina.

A lovely, elegant book, it explores personal correspondance across many periods of history...

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Picture of The First Part of King Henry VI: Pt.1.

The First Part of King Henry VI: Pt.1.

Shakespeare, William.

This, the first major edition for over twenty-five years, takes account of recent discover...

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Picture of Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded.

Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded.

Richardson, Samuel.

Written in the form of letters to her parents by 15-year-old maidservant, Pamela, it cause...

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