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Picture of Brief Lives: Charlotte Bronte.

Brief Lives: Charlotte Bronte.

Cox, Jessica.

A superb and meticulously researched biography, it provides a fascinating new interpretati...

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Picture of Stephen Spender: New Selected Journals 1939-1995.

Stephen Spender: New Selected Journals 1939-1995.

Feigel, Lara and Sutherland, John.

These wonderful journals provide a personal look at 60 turbulent years of the 20th century...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad.

Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad.

Griffiths, Gavin.

He was born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzenowski in the Polish Ukraine in 1857. English was his...

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Picture of Timebends: A Life.

Timebends: A Life.

Miller, Arthur.

A wise and witty and funny and brave autobiography in which he recalls his childhood in Ha...

$36.95 $12.95

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Picture of Brief Lives: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Brief Lives: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Piper, Andrew.

Now considered the father of German literature, Goethe was a polymath whose life spanned t...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Honore De Balzac.

Brief Lives: Honore De Balzac.

Carter, David.

A short, authoritative biography of 'one of literature's great workaholics', who was perpe...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert.

Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert.

Brown, Andrew.

Gustave Flaubert is one of the most famous French authors of modern times. During his life...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Stendhal.

Brief Lives: Stendhal.

Brown, Andrew.

Stendhal was the pseudonym of Henri Beyle and is celebrated today as an originator of the ...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Sigmund Freud.

Brief Lives: Sigmund Freud.

Carter, David.

Traces the life of this iconic figure from his origins as the gifted first of 8 children o...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Alexander Pushkin.

Brief Lives: Alexander Pushkin.

Chandler, Robert.

Pushkin is Russia's greatest poet, with a prodigious output. He also experimented with oth...

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Picture of Poetic Lives: Coleridge.

Poetic Lives: Coleridge.

Hahn, Daniel.

This short, authoritative biography is illustrated with extracts from his work. It examine...

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Picture of Poetic Lives: Shelley.

Poetic Lives: Shelley.

Hahn, Daniel.

A brief but brilliant portrait of the outlandish genius who published Gothic horror novele...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Henry James.

Brief Lives: Henry James.

Hutchison, Hazel.

A good little biography which affords a fresh glimpse into the life and work of this liter...

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Picture of Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation.

Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation.

Lycett, Andrew.

A colourful portrait of the witty, friendly, brilliant and sensual man, one of Victorian E...

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Picture of Charles Dickens at Home.

Charles Dickens at Home.

Macaskill, Hilary.

An Illustrated guide to the many places where Dickens lived, from his birthplace in Portsm...

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Picture of Charles Dickens: A Life.

Charles Dickens: A Life.

Tomalin, Claire.

A full-scale magisterial biography of the great novelist who was also a hard-working journ...

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