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Orlando King
Isabel Colegate
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The masterpiece of one of the most important and overlooked British women writers of the twentieth century, with a new introduction by Melissa Harrison; 'Isabel Colegate has no rival' (The Times)

'If you are curious as to why Britain is still ruled by a tiny cadre of not-very-introspective aristo-capitalists, ...


Poems to Learn by Heart
ED: Ana Sampson
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This is the perfect book for anyone with even the vaguest interest in poetry, providing a wonderful opportunity to revisit those much-loved lines remembered from earlier days. 'Paths of glory', 'Theirs not to reason why', 'When you are old and grey and full of sleep', 'A handful of dust', 'Shall I compare ...


The Warden
Anthony Trollope
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Mr Harding is a good man, the warden to an alms house which provides a peaceful home to twelve old men. The young and zealous John Bold is also a good man, but he believes he sees in Harding's comfortable existence an injustice which must be exposed. The law, the church and the self-righteous press all have their say in the scandal that ensues.


Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: 40th Anniversary Edition
Robert Pirsig
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Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions.


The World's Wife
Carol Ann Duffy
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Poems of famous men - and the women who married them - by the Poet Laureate.


Inmates
Sean Borodale
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The poems of Inmates stage encounters with insects at sites and moments of their refuge, torpor, hatching or fighting, of traversing a floor in the night or climbing a wall, of their death and decay - all in and around the house of the writer, with whom they are sharing time, as fellow inmates.


Later Poems Selected and New: 1971-2012
Adrienne Rich
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The final volume of poems assembled by America's most powerful and distinctive poetic voice.


A Man of Parts
David Lodge
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'The mind is a time machine that travels backwards in memory and forwards in prophecy, but he has done with prophecy now...'Sequestered in his blitz-battered Regent's Park house in 1944, the ailing Herbert George Wells, 'H.G.' to his family and friends, looks back on a life crowded with incident, books, and women.


Shashi Deshpande
Amrita Bhalla
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A critical analysis of foremost Indian novelist Shashi Deshpande.


A Smattering of Latin: Get classical with trivia, quizzes and fun
Simon James
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This fun, absorbing book, packed with quirky bite-sized lists, quizzes and trivia, is an exploration of the Latin language, aiming to prove that it is as vibrant and relevant today as it was 2,500 years ago.


The Beautiful Librarians
Sean O'Brien
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New collection of astonishing variety and virtuosity from the leading English poet of his generation


Branding the 'Beur' Author: Minority Writing and the Media in France
Kathryn A. Kleppinger
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This book reconsiders authorship by the descendants of North African immigrants to France by consulting how these authors' novels have been discussed and promoted in the national audio-visual media.


Winter: A Book for the Season
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A beautifully produced collection of fiction, non-fiction, recipes, poems, and evocative illustrations, to conjure up the chilly beauty of winter


New Granta Book of Travel
Jobey, L
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Worldly Country: New Poems
Ashbery, J
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Thrill of a Romance It's different when you have hiccups. Everything is—so many glad hands competing for your attention, a scarf, a puff of soot, or just a blast of silence from a radio. What is it? That's for you to learn to your dismay when, at the end of a long queue in the cafeteria, tray in hand, ...


Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry
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With the addition of "Miscellaneous Poems of Later Dates" in 1914, Mrs. Dowden preserved the order of her husband's early work but imposed a partly chronological arrangement on that and future editions of Dowden's verse. She was ambitious to revive Dowden's reputation as a poet. And Dent actually advertised ...


The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen
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This entertaining collection gathers together Jane Austen's wisest and wittiest quotations and is sure to delight all lovers of this great British writer's uniquely humorous and perceptive style.


A Countryside Miscellany
Isobel Carlson
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Lovers of the great outdoors will be inspired by this miscellany of quotations, poems and beautiful prose celebrating the natural world. From Elizabeth von Arnim to Oscar Wilde, this charming collection explores every aspect of the countryside, from the first bluebells of spring to a hilltop walk on a crisp winter's day.


New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent
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A glorious portrayal of the richness and range of the singular and combined accomplishments of more than 200 contributors, New Daughters of Africa showcases their global sweep, diversity and achievements while also testifying to a wealth of genres: autobiography, memoir, letters, short stories, novels, ...


Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries
James McElvenny
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This book explores the influential currents in the philosophy of language and linguistics of the first half of the twentieth century, from the perspective of the English scholar C. K. Ogden (1889-1957). Ogden was connected to several of the most significant figures of the modernist period, including ...

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