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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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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Words, Words, Words.

Crystal, David.

We love

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

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In the Unlikely Event.

Blume, Judy.

A haunting story of three generations of families, friends, and strangers whose lives were...

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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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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 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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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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Isn't All This Bloody? Scottish Writing from the First World War.

Royle, Trevor (ed.).

The outbreak of hostilities in 1914 was met in Scotland with excitement and relief. In the...

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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 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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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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Picture of The Love of an Unknown Soldier: Love Letters Found in a Trench.

The Love of an Unknown Soldier: Love Letters Found in a Trench.

They were found in a secret corner of an abandoned dug-out, and brought back to England at...

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Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

Mantel, Hilary and Poulton, Mike.

Hilary Mantel won the Man Booker Prize for both novels. Mike Poulton was charged with adap...

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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 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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Incredible Pirate Tales: Fourteen Classic Stories of the Outlaws of the High Seas.

McCarthy, Tom.

These yarns capture the essence of the swashbuckling pirate, and celebrate piracy and the ...

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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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Picture of Shakespeare's Consuls, Cardinals, and Kings: The Real History Behind the Plays.

Shakespeare's Consuls, Cardinals, and Kings: The Real History Behind the Plays.

Riley, Dick.

Reviews the Roman and English sources and looks at what Shakespeare carefully adapted, wha...

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All Men Are Liars.

Manguel, Alberto.

A novel written as a biography. A journalist interviews four different people who knew or ...

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