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Keep the Aspidistra Flying
George Orwell
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Keep the Aspidistra Flying, first published in 1936, is a socially critical novel by George Orwell. It is set in 1930s London. The main theme is Gordon Comstock's romantic ambition to defy worship of the money-god and status, and the dismal life that results.


Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell
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A new and definitive edition of Nineteen Eighty-Four, introduced and annotated by Orwell's prize-winning biographer. With additional content from Orwell himself.


The Road to Wigan Pier
George Orwell
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George Orwell's searing account of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political impact over time.


Literary Reminiscences: And Autobiographical Fragments
Ivan Turgenev
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Here Turgenev discusses the character of creative writing, the attitude of the artist to his environment, and the transmutation of the artist's experience into a work of art. "The best possible introduction to the author a reader could ask for."-New York Herald-Tribune.


Nw14: the Anthology of New Writing: Volume 14
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Granta has become the publisher of the British Council's annual anthologies of writing, which showcase the best in fiction, non-fiction and poetry from established and up-and-coming writers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the Commonwealth.


The Lost Leader
Mick Imlah
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'No poet in Scotland now can take as his inspiration the folk impulse that created the ballads, the people's songs, the legends of Mary Stuart and Prince Charlie,' proposed Edwin Muir.


Happy Prince,  Wilde O
Ruth Dudley Edwards
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Federico Garcia Lorca, Selected Suites
Roberta Ann Quance
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A generous selection and fresh translation of Lorca's suites, work that might have taken its place beside Songs (1927) and Poem of the Deep Song (1931) as a trilogy of Lorca's early modernist lyric. More personal than the other two works, Lorca's suites explore a 'heart without echo' in his time.


Cultural Cohesion
Clive James
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The noted critic offers a collection of his poetry, film, culture, and fiction criticism, including forty-nine essays on such figures as Judith Krantz, James Agee, D.H. Lawrence, and W.H. Auden.


Animal Farm
George Orwell
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A new and definitive edition of Animal Farm, introduced and annotated by Orwell's prize-winning biographer. With additional content from Orwell himself.


1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell
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Nineteen Eighty-Four is a dystopian social science fiction novel and cautionary tale written by English writer George Orwell. It was published on 8 June 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book completed in his lifetime. It presaged many modern themes and influenced subsequent generations ...


Darkness Falls from the Air
Nigel Balchin
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A true modern classic, DARKNESS FALLS FROM THE AIR is a seminal novel of the Second World War.


Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night: With a new introduction by Danez Smith
Morgan Parker
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First UK publication of the immense debut collection of the breakout star author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce and Magical Negro: award winning poet Morgan Parker


Love Set You Going: Poems of the Heart
Janet Morley
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As Janet Morley explores love `up and down the generations', `grown up love' and love between `God and the human heart', she reveals what our hearts eventually discern - love has its seasons and ambiguities, its certainties and passions. Love is never simple at all.


40 Sonnets
Don Paterson
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In 40 Sonnets Paterson returns to some of his central themes - contradiction and strangeness, tension and transformation, the dream world, and the divided self - in some of the most powerful and formally assured poems he has written to date.


Walden: Selections from the American Classic
Henry David Thoreau, Terry Tempest Williams
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Selections from one of the great classics of literature--now part of the Shambhala Pocket Library. In July 1845, Henry David Thoreau built a small cottage in the woods near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, and began to write Walden, a chronicle of his communion with nature. Since its first publication ...


Obra Poetica Completa
Miguel Hernandez
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La obra de Miguel Hernández viene a ser ejemplo y síntesis de la historia de la poesía española en su período más fecundo del siglo XX. Las distintas tendencias de la lírica de los años treinta fueron cultivadas por este poeta, que no dejó nunca de imprimir su huella personal, con metáfora ...


The Walker: On Finding and Losing Yourself in the Modern City
Matthew Beaumont
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Can you get lost in a crowd? It is polite to stare at people walking past on the street? What differentiates the city of daylight and the nocturnal metropolis? What connects walking, philosophy and the big toe? Can we save the city - or ourselves - by taking the pavement?

There is no such thing as ...


A New Divan - A Lyrical Dialogue between East and West
Barbara Schwepcke, Bill Swainson
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Twenty-four original poems on the twelve themes of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan (1819) by leading contemporary world poets, with facing English versions by contemporary British, Irish, American and New Zealand poets, together with 6 essays.


The Divine Comedy: Volume 5
Dante Aligieri
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Comprised of three books - Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso - Dante's Divine Comedy follows Dante Alighieri's epic poems follows Dante through the different sections of the afterlife; hell, purgatory, and heaven. Divine Comedy began as a project in 1308 and ended in 1320, the year before Dante's death. ...

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