Language and Literature

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A Prince of Swindlers.

Boothby, Guy.

A wonderful story…the precursor of those other gentlemen thieves, Raffles and Arsene Lupin...

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Trouble on the Thames.

Bridges, Victor.

A former acquaintance of courageous naval officer Owen Bradwell, has been trapped into bet...

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Greybeard.

Aldiss, Brian.

This is a disturbing vision of a future in which the human race, following a series of nuc...

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The Blue Guitar.

Banville, John.

Set in Ireland it tells the story of a well-known painter who is also a thief. He does not...

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The Demolished Man.

Bester, Alfred.

Winner of the first Hugo Award in 1953, this is a classic. Some fans and critics consider ...

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Dead Interviews: Living Writers Meet Dead Icons.

Crowe, Dan (ed.).

The premise behind this unusual book is to have modern writers sit down and interview thei...

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Oliver Twist.

Dickens, Charles and Tillotson, Kathleen.

Born into the workhouse where he commits the unpardonable sin of asking for more food, you...

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A Week in December.

Faulks, Sebastian.

It is the week before Christmas in London, 2007. Seven characters are forced to confront t...

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The End Of The Affair.

Greene, Graham.

Set in wartime London where Maurice and Sarah are enjoying an affair, until one day, sudde...

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The Eye in the Door.

Barker, Pat.

In the second book of the Regeneration trilogy Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in ...

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The Spirit of the Age: Victorian Essays.

Himmelfarb, Gertrude (ed.).

The author has created an anthology that brings together Victorian essays of outstanding s...

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Tales of Adventure and Medical Life.

Doyle, Arthur Conan.

This anthologises some of his best short fiction outside of the Sherlock Holmes canon. He ...

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The English Year: A Literary Journey Through the Seasons.

Buckingham, Peter.

Collected in this volume are insightful excerpts from the journals, letters and poems of s...

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Tales of Terror and Mystery.

Doyle, Arthur Conan.

These eclectic, captivating tales - dealing with topics such as mysterious jungles in the ...

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A Fall of Moondust.

Clarke, Arthur C.

A title in the SF Masterworks series, John Wyndham said it is 'the best book Arthur C. Cla...

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The Haunted House.

Dickens, Charles et al.

Having moved into a haunted house, the narrator invites a party of friends over; on Twelft...

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George Silverman's Explanation: Followed by Hunted Down and Holiday Romance.

Dickens, Charles.

One of Dickens's very last writings, `George Silverman's Explanation' is a dark and psycho...

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A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Fiction.

Field, Suzette.

Some years ago a friend of mine was sitting in the lobby of a chic hotel in Paris when he ...

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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954-2008.

Gordimer, Nadine.

A comprehensive collection of essays by the Nobel Prize-winning author, in which she ‘…bea...

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Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew.

Egremont, Max.

Tells the stories of eleven soldiers and unites their poetry and the history of the war. T...

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The Black Moon: A Novel of Cornwall, 1794-1795.

Graham, Winston.

The fifth Poldark novel sees the enmity between Ross Poldark and George Warleggan grow. Ro...

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The Hundred-Foot Journey.

Morais, Richard C.

Hassan Haij and his family from Mumbai journey to Europe where they eventually open a rest...

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The Stranger From The Sea: A Novel of Cornwall, 1810-1811.

Graham, Winston.

The eighth Poldark novel has been made into a two-hour TV program and is very exciting. As...

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The Cambridge Companion to Narrative.

Herman, David.

The many contributors provide an accessible introduction to key ideas about narrative, and...

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