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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In the Unlikely Event.

Blume, Judy.

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

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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 The Cows.

The Cows.

O'Porter, Dawn.

The Cows is a story of three women; Tara, Camilla and Stella. All lead very different live...

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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 Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poems Selected by Fiona Sampson.

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poems Selected by Fiona Sampson.

A radical thinker and social campaigner, Shelley (1792-1822) wrote some of the finest lyri...

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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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Introducing Semantics.

Riemer, Nick.

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

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

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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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 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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