Language and Literature

Picture of The Good Samaritan Bites the Dust: The Amazing Way the Bible Influences Our Everyday Language.

The Good Samaritan Bites the Dust: The Amazing Way the Bible Influences Our Everyday Language.

Addis, Ferdie.

How did a collection of ancient stories, written in three languages over the course of a t...

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Picture of Death of an Outsider: A Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery.

Death of an Outsider: A Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery.

Beaton, M.C.

In the dreary outpost of Cnothan Hamish misses his friendly police station at Lochdubh. A...

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Picture of Sir Philip's Folly: Being the Fourth Volume of The Poor Relation.

Sir Philip's Folly: Being the Fourth Volume of The Poor Relation.

Beaton, M. C.

Three of the four owners of the Poor Relation Hotel in Bond Street are in a quandary about...

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Harriet Said….

Bainbridge, Beryl and Grant, Linda.

Her first novel is set just after WWII near the Formby sand dunes where Bainbridge grew up...

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Picture of Oroonoko and Other Writings.

Oroonoko and Other Writings.

Behn, Aphra.

Aphra Behn was a British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer from the Restorat...

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

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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Picture of Troy: The Epic Battle as Told in Homer's Iliad.

Troy: The Epic Battle as Told in Homer's Iliad.

Butler, Samuel (ed.).

Butler's translation of Homer's original is famous, and makes the epic story easy for a ne...

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Picture of Orange Silver Sausage: A Collection of Poems Without Rhymes from Zephaniah to Agard.

Orange Silver Sausage: A Collection of Poems Without Rhymes from Zephaniah to Agard.

Carter, James and Denton, Graham (eds.).

A clever collection of poems that don’t rhyme, both classic and contemporary, it includes ...

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Picture of The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman.

The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman.

Carter, Angela.

Desiderio is visited at night by visions of a glass woman, Albertina, who is the daughter ...

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Picture of Les Enfants Terribles.

Les Enfants Terribles.

Cocteau, Jean.

It was first published in 1929, and this is the 1955 Rosamund Lehmann translation of the S...

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Picture of EIMI: A Journey Through Soviet Russia.

EIMI: A Journey Through Soviet Russia.

Cummings, E. E.

EIMI is a mixture of styles and tones: the prose containing many abbreviations, grammatica...

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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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Picture of The Love Book: Classic and Contemporary Poems, Letters and Prose on the Wonderful (But Troublesome) Theme of Love.

The Love Book: Classic and Contemporary Poems, Letters and Prose on the Wonderful (But Troublesome) Theme of Love.

Esiri, Allie (ed.).

No one can express love more eloquently or elegantly than the poet. Love is a complex emot...

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Picture of Yesterday's Papers: A Harry Devlin Investigation.

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 Assassin's Fate: Book 3 of Fitz and the Fool.

Assassin's Fate: Book 3 of Fitz and the Fool.

Hobb, Robin.

Prince FitzChivalry Farseer’s daughter has been violently abducted by Servants of the Four...

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Picture of ThermoPoetics: Energy in Victorian Literature and Science.

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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Picture of Petrulus Hirrutus: Der Struwwelpeter.

Petrulus Hirrutus: Der Struwwelpeter.

Hoffmann, Henricus.

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

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Picture of The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

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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Quick Pint After Work.

Lewis, Luke.

Works its way through linguistic piffle to translate all the b…s..t phrases into real Engl...

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The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas.

Matthews, Carole.

Such

a fun read from the Sunday Times

best selling author who writes stories o...

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The Honourable Schoolboy.

Le Carre, John.

First written in the 1970s, this re-issue is a great spy novel, a fantastic tour of Indoch...

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Picture of Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb.

Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb.

Montanari, Massimo.

This is a fine example of the historian Montinari’s studies of what food means and what pu...

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Picture of A Brief Guide To The Hunger Games.

A Brief Guide To The Hunger Games.

Robb, Brian J.

What started with a popular young adult novel has turned into a multi-million dollar block...

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Picture of The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga.

The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga.

Rutherfurd, Edward.

If you’re looking for a good page turner this giant, sprawling, cracking good yarn about D...

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