Language and Literature

Picture of William Barnes: Poems Selected by Andrew Motion.

William Barnes: Poems Selected by Andrew Motion.

Barnes, William.

This neglected Victorian poet wrote many of his poems in a Dorset dialect which tends to p...

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Heart and Soul.

Binchy, Maeve.

Dr Clara Casey is a cardiologist whose marriage and career have fallen apart. After she ac...

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Picture of John Clare: Poems Selected by Paul Farley.

John Clare: Poems Selected by Paul Farley.

Clare, John.

John Clare lived from 1793 to 1864 and was known as 'the peasant poet'. His lyrical poetry...

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Picture of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems Selected by James Fenton.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems Selected by James Fenton.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was born at Ottery St Mary, Devon, the youngest son of...

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A World Without 'Whom': The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age.

Favilla, Emmy J.

As chief copy editor for BuzzFeed, Favilla’s at the sharp edge of online editing and was t...

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Loaded Words.

Garber, Marjorie.

Literary and cultural critic, Garber invites readers to join her in a rigorous exploration...

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The Vesuvius Club.

Gatiss, Mark

Lucifer Box is a portraitist, dandy, wit, rake…and His majesty’s most dashing secret agent...

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Picture of The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure: The 'Good Parts' Version.

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure: The 'Good Parts' Version.

Goldman, William (ed.).

As a boy, William Goldman claims, he loved to hear his father read this classic but as a g...

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The Angry Tide: A Novel of Crrnwall, 1798-1799 .

Graham, Winston.

In the 7th book in the Poldark series the feud between the Warleggans and Poldarks continu...

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The Cousins' War: The Lady of the Rivers.

Gregory, Philippa.

A sweeping powerful bestseller, the story in this novel is now part of the BBC TV series <...

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The Cousins' War: The White Queen.

Gregory, Philippa.

Philippa Gregory’s historical novels are a clever blend of fact and fiction and are genera...

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Memoirs of Emma Courtney.

Hays, Mary.

It was first published just after the French Revolution and is partly autobiographical. Em...

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Picture of George Herbert: Poems Selected by Jo Shapcott.

George Herbert: Poems Selected by Jo Shapcott.

Herbert, George.

The well-born, well-educated Metaphysical poet took Holy Orders, and all of his poems are ...

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Picture of Robert Herrick: Poems Selected by Stephen Romer..

Robert Herrick: Poems Selected by Stephen Romer..

Herrick, Robert.

The Cavalier poet lived from 1591 to 1674. Most of us know his poems 'Upon Julia’s Clothes...

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Lost Legend of the Thryberg Hawk: The Mystery Crossbow Boy Who Saved the Fortunes of York at the Battle of Towton.

Holroyd, Jack.

The War of the Roses was a fascinating period but as we know, history is written or someti...

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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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Dangerous Women.

Martin, George R R and Dozois, Gardner (eds.).

An anthology of fictional stories including a new ‘Outlander’ story by Diana Gabaldon, a t...

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Germany: Beyond the Enchanted Forest: A Literary Anthology.

Melican, Brian (ed.).

Provides a compact overview of what has been written about Germany by British and North Am...

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W. H. Auden: Prose: Volume III: 1949-1955.

Mendelson, Edward (ed.).

Auden writes about French existentialism, Freud, Dostoyevsky, Keats, Byron, Cervantes, ope...

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Picture of Reading Chaucer's Poems: A Guided Selection.

Reading Chaucer's Poems: A Guided Selection.

O'Donoghue, Bernard (ed.).

Bernard O'Donoghue is one of the England's leading poets and medievalists. His accessible ...

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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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A Strangeness in My Mind.

Pamuk, Orhan.

Mevlut Karatas follows in his father's trade selling boza

a traditional Turkish drin...

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The Story of English: How an Obscure Dialect Became the World's Most-Spoken Language.

Piercy, Joseph.

The story begins with the obscure dialects of the German tribes who settled in Britain dur...

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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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