Language and Literature

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Pat of Silver Bush.

Montgomery, L. M.

I loved this story when I was younger. Pat Gardiner lives (of course) in good old P.E.I. a...

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The Day of Creation.

Ballard, J G.

Dr. Mallory, working in the parched terrain of central Africa, dreams of a new Nile that w...

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Top 10 Lists: Books: Over 100 Top 10 Lists.

Backhouse, Fid and Sue.

Few book lovers can claim extensive knowledge across the full publishing spectrum and that...

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The Python Project: A Rex Carver Mystery.

Canning, Victor.

Rex Carver, shady private detective, is hired by an insurance company to investigate the t...

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The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature.

Dawson, Ashley.

Innovative and very handy, it identifies key writers and texts, presents a comprehensive t...

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Fiction Writing Master Class: Emulating the Work of Great Novelists to Master the Fundamentals of Craft.

Cane, William.

Finding your own style when you are writing is not always that easy. This aims to help by ...

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Absalom, Absalom!.

Faulkner, William.

A novel of the American south, it spans several generations. The much dislkied Sutpen buil...

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The Atomic Weight of Love.

Church, Elizabeth J.

In 1941 the spirited and ambitious Meridian went to the University of Chicago to study orn...

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Literary Paper Dolls.

Hilton, Kyle.

What a lot of fun this is. The 16 masters of the literary world presented here include Sha...

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A Room with a View.

Forster, E. M.

Lucy Honeychurch learns that the rules of society can and sometimes should-be broken. She ...

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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses.

Birmingham, Kevin.

The book that many regard as the greatest novel in the English language was banned as obsc...

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A Single Man.

Isherwood, Christopher.

George is an English professor of literature working in California. He is determined to ca...

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Our Man In Havana.

Greene, Graham.

Christopher Hitchins has written an introduction to this black comedy which Greene publish...

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The Quiet American.

Greene, Graham.

His famous novel that helps us understand the American invovement in Indo-China is one tha...

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Yesterday's Papers: A Harry Devlin Investigation.

Edwards, Martin.

A solicitor has been charged with two murders six years apart, and with no defence worthy ...

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Picture of Words Alone: Yeats and his Inheritances.

Words Alone: Yeats and his Inheritances.

Foster, R. F.

A scholarly and authoritative look at some of the influences that created Yeats’ voice. Th...

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Goodbye To Berlin.

Isherwood, Christopher.

The six stories form a roughly continuous narrative of pre-war Weimar Germany and all its ...

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ThermoPoetics: Energy in Victorian Literature and Science.

Gold, Barri J.

Argues that some of the universal truths that eventually ended up codified as ‘the laws of...

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Where I'm Reading From.

Parks, Tim.

In a collection of essays and articles drawn from the New York Review of Books, Tim Parks ...

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Measuring the World.

Kehlmann, Daniel.

A historical novel of Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Frederick Gauss who set out to measu...

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Wretched Writing: A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language.

Petras, Ross and Kathryn.

Wretched writing is simply very bad writing, and this is an alphabetically organised celeb...

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Petrulus Hirrutus: Der Struwwelpeter.

Hoffmann, Henricus.

German psychiatrist Henrich Hoffmann's 1845 Der Struwwelpeter (‘Shockheaded Peter’) consis...

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Fierce Light: The Battle of the Somme July-November 1916: Prose and Poetry.

Powell, Anne (ed.).

These selected pieces come from British, Australian and New Zealand writers who fought in ...

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The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

Leonard, John (ed).

Begins with the newest poets and traces back to the earliest. There are selections from a ...

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