Language and Literature

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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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Oroonoko and Other Writings.

Behn, Aphra.

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

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Sonnets.

Belli, Giuseppe Gioachino.

Belli was an Italian poet of the 19th century who was most famous for the sonnets that he ...

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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 A Jane Austen Miscellany: Sisters, Suitors, Familes, Friends.

A Jane Austen Miscellany: Sisters, Suitors, Familes, Friends.

Cleary, Kristen Maree and Sommer, Robin Langley (eds.).

Here are well-selected extracts from Austen's novels pertaining particularly to sisters, 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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The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick: Volume 2.

Dick, Philip K.

Philip K. Dick was a prolific science fiction writer, whose career started in the 1950s an...

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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 Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller.

Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller.

Fuller, John (ed.).

Fuller offers insights into the work of Pope who was an essayist, critic, satirist, poet a...

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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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How to Sound Cultured: Master The 250 Names That Intellectuals Love To Drop Into Conversation.

Hodgkinson, Thomas W. and van den Bergh, Hubert.

Just in case you confuse Rambo with Rambeau at your next dinner party, this useful guide w...

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Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Hughes, Thomas.

When Tom enters Rugby school he is a shy, homesick chap. But he is soon drawn into the lif...

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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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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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Master of Shadows.

Oliver, Neil.

Set in 15th century Constantinople where Scotsman John Grant searches for a girl and the c...

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Picture of Sir Walter Ralegh: Poems Selected by Ruth Padel.

Sir Walter Ralegh: Poems Selected by Ruth Padel.

Padel, Ruth (ed.).

Padel offers insights into the work of Walter Raleigh, poet, scholar, soldier and explorer...

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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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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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Picture of Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen.

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen.

Weir, Alison.

This work of historical fiction is fascinating. The portrayal of Henry VIII’s first wife s...

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Tuscany Revealed.

Wilder, Ken.

In this sequel to the author's Venice Revealed

Manuela Leopardi continues exploring ...

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