Language and Literature

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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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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Picture of Our Spoons Came from Woolworths.

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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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 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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Picture of The Book of Lost and Found.

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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Picture of Kingdom Swann: The Story of a Photographer.

Kingdom Swann: The Story of a Photographer.

Gibson, Miles.

Swann is the Victorian master of epic nude paintings. He turns to the modern art of photog...

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Vinegar Soup.

Gibson, Miles.

A black comedy, and a most enjoyable read. When Gilbert Firestone's wife drowns in a pan o...

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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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Bears of England.

Jackson, Mick.

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

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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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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 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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Park Lane.

Osborne, Frances.

In London 1914, two young women yearn to break free of their shackles. Grace is a housemai...

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Picture of True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound.

True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound.

Ricks, Christopher.

Hill, Hecht and Lowell are three outstanding poets of the last 50 years. This looks at two...

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Picture of That Mad Ache: A Novel. And Translator, Trader: An Essay on the Pleasantly Pervasive Paradoxes of Translation.

That Mad Ache: A Novel. And Translator, Trader: An Essay on the Pleasantly Pervasive Paradoxes of Translation.

Sagan, Francoise and Hofstadter, Douglas.

In the first part we have Hofstadter's translation of Sagan's novel, set in high-society P...

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Love Among the Artists.

Shaw, George Bernard.

One of his early works it tells the story of three artistes - an actress and two pianists ...

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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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Cleanskin Cowgirls.

Treasure, Rachael.

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

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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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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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Picture of Back to Blood.

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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