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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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases.

The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases.

Gooden, Philip and Lewis, Peter.

Gooden explores 100 phrases spawned and popularized in the lead-up to and during the confl...

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Picture of Curtain Up: Agatha Christie - A Life in Theatre.

Curtain Up: Agatha Christie - A Life in Theatre.

Green, Julius.

We think of her as the thriller writer who created memorable characters. But she made a hu...

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Picture of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

Hugo, Victor.

This beautifully produced collector’s edition has gilt edges, cloth covered boards and a d...

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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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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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Picture of The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas.

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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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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Insurgent.

Roth, Veronica.

This is the sequel to Divergent

. Tris Prior's initiation day should have been marked...

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Curiosities of Literature.

Sutherland, John.

Clever, offbeat and funny it highlights the pleasure to be found in reading literature and...

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Picture of New Words for Old: Recycling Our Language for the Modern World.

New Words for Old: Recycling Our Language for the Modern World.

Taggart, Caroline.

When we are in need of a new word English speakers are pretty good at inventing one or ada...

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Rabbit, Run.

Updike, John.

Updike was one of America's great authors who proved again and again the value of fine lit...

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