Language and Literature

Picture of Echo's Bones.

Echo's Bones.

Beckett, Samuel.

This is a never-before-published short story, written over 80 years ago. It was not publis...

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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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Picture of The Coming Race.

The Coming Race.

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward.

This is one of the earliest works of science fiction. The Vril-ya people have devised the ...

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Picture of Damp Squid: The English Language Laid Bare.

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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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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Picture of Fatal Mistake.

Fatal Mistake.

Davis, Karen M.

This fast moving crime story features Detective Lexie Rogers and is set in Sydney and New ...

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Picture of A House to Let.

A House to Let.

Dickens, Charles et al.

Compiled by Charles Dickens and including chapters by Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins...

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Picture of Shakespeare for Grown-Ups: Everything you Need to Know about the Bard.

Shakespeare for Grown-Ups: Everything you Need to Know about the Bard.

Foley, E. and Coates, B.

For many of us, our first experience of Shakespeare can be intimidating and (whisper it) a...

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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 To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World.

To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World.

Garfield, Simon.

Letters have the power to grant us a larger life. They reveal motivation and deepen unders...

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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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Picture of Mr Harrison's Confessions.

Mr Harrison's Confessions.

Gaskell, Elizabeth.

The charming and witty prequel to Cranford

is chaotic, hilarious and poignant, and i...

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Picture of The Mother.

The Mother.

Gorky, Maxim.

Quite the Marxist propaganda novel this new translation describes a frightened old woman w...

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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 Worlds of Print: Diversity in the Booktrade.

Worlds of Print: Diversity in the Booktrade.

Hinks, John and Armstrong, Catherine (eds.).

A collection of sixteen essays presented at the 21st Print Networks Conference on the hist...

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Picture of In the Cage.

In the Cage.

James, Henry.

Working in a post office in Mayfair, a young woman is exposed to the cryptic but alluring ...

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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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Wintry Peacock.

Lawrence, D. H.

Including England, my England, The Blind Man

and You Touched Me

this early sel...

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Picture of The Gipsy's Baby.

The Gipsy's Baby.

Lehmann, Rosamond.

Living in a small dwelling at the bottom of the lane, the Wyatts never had cause to associ...

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Falling in Love.

Leon, Donna.

Another novel in the bestselling Brunetti mystery series where, once again, Brunetti must ...

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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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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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Picture of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

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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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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