Language and Literature

Picture of Balthazar.

Balthazar.

Durrell, Lawrence.

In Alexandria in the years prior to the Second World War an exiled Irish schoolteacher see...

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How Not to Read: Harnessing the Power of a Literature-Free Life.

Wilbur, Dan.

The author is a comedian and a bookseller and this is an hilarious guide to pretending you...

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Picture of Gold from Gemini: An Original Lovejoy Murder Mystery.

Gold from Gemini: An Original Lovejoy Murder Mystery.

Gash, Jonathan.

Antiques dealer Lovejoy is irresistibly drawn to a trail of clues leading to a treasure tr...

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Enthusiasms.

Girouard, Mark.

A collection of essays in which he follows the trail of a clue he wants to follow up; a po...

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Picture of Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady.

Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady.

Summerscale, Kate.

Based on a true story, a cause célèbre

, this novel brilliantly re-creates the Victor...

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High Rising.

Thirkell, Angela.

Laura Morland is a successful novelist. With her boisterous son Tony she sets out to spend...

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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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Picture of Circe's Cup: Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Writing About Ireland.

Circe's Cup: Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Writing About Ireland.

Carroll, Clare

Brings together a collection of her essays which investigate the role that writing played ...

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The Book of Lost and Found.

Foley, Lucy.

In 1986 Kate Darling is bequeathed an old portrait by her grandmother. As she investigates...

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Bears of England.

Jackson, Mick.

An eccentric book by cult novelist Jackson it explores some little-known chapters in Engla...

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Picture of An Apple a Day: Old Fashioned Proverbs - Timeless Words to Live By.

An Apple a Day: Old Fashioned Proverbs - Timeless Words to Live By.

Taggart, Caroline.

Looks at proverbs in terms of their relevance today. But really, however wise they sound y...

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Picture of Messenger's Legacy.

Messenger's Legacy.

Brett, Peter V.

A fantasy short story about Brian Damay, a six-year-old boy. The village children call him...

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Good Behaviour.

Keane, Molly.

The aristocratic St. Charles family lives at a grand old mansion called Temple Alice. Aroo...

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A History of the World for Rebels and Somnambulists.

del Campo, Jesus.

After God created Audrey Hepburn, the guilt complex, the rings of Saturn, Chartres Cathedr...

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Picture of For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication.

For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication.

O'Connell, John.

He puts forward a passionate case for the value of letter-writing in this fast, technologi...

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Weight.

Winterson, Jeanette.

A wonderfully written take on the story of Atlas, condemned by the gods he dared defy to s...

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Cleanskin Cowgirls.

Treasure, Rachael.

The Tasmanian novelist tells the story of Elsie Jones and her friend Tara Green. They leav...

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Back to Blood.

Wolfe, Tom.

Miami is a melting pot full of hard cases who just won't melt. The hero of this novel is O...

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Seven Houses in France.

Atxaga, Bernardo.

A dark comedy about the vanity of human desires - 'bizarrely funny.' In 1903, in the Congo...

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Our Spoons Came from Woolworths.

Comyns, Barbara.

Sophia has married Charles, a young painter and finds herself ill-equipped to cope with 19...

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Seventeenth-Century Literature and Culture.

Daems, Jem.

A title in the 'Introductions to British Literature and Culture Series,' it provides conci...

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Picture of A Guide to the Birds of East Africa.

A Guide to the Birds of East Africa.

Drayson, Nicholas.

Widower Mr. Malik has been in love with Rose Mbikwa for three years. Rose leads the East A...

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The City of Ember.

DuPrau, Jeanne.

Hundreds of years ago Ember was created for human survival. But now food is running out, c...

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