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Little gods
Our Price: £8.99
While Jacob Polley's first collection, The Brink, announced a poet of great promise, few readers will be prepared for a work of the mature and slow po...
Mukiwa
Our Price: £8.99
Growing up in Rhodesia in the 1960s, Peter Godwin inhabited a magical and frightening world of leopard-hunting, lepers, witch doctors, snakes and fore...

Dreams from my father
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An international bestseller which has sold over a million copies in the UK, Dreams From My Father is a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man a...
Introducing language and linguistics
Our Price: £28.79
Exploring Language and Linguistics considers the key concepts of linguistics and the application of these concepts to real-world settings. The first e...

The secret life of language
Our Price: £11.69
This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...
Total Spanish with the Michael Thomas method
Our Price: £81.00
Looking for a convenient language course that fits your lifestyle and gets you speaking a new language in a matter of hours? The acclaimed audio-led ...

How Proust can change your life
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With an introduction by comedian and novelist David BaddielA novel in seven volumes, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time is considered a major lite...
When a crocodile eats the sun
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Peter Godwin, an award-winning writer, is on assignment in Zululand when he is summoned by his mother to Zimbabwe, his birthplace. His father is serio...

Women talk more than men...and other myths about language explained
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Do women talk more than men? Does text messaging make you stupid? Can chimpanzees really talk to us? This fascinating textbook addresses a wide range ...
Parting the Veil
Our Price: £18.89
This is the first book dedicated to the art of Nene Tina Thomas.

Statistical analyses for language testing
Our Price: £31.49
Provides a step-by-step approach to the most useful statistical analyses for language test developers and researchers using IBM SPSS, Winsteps and Fac...
The Upanishads
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The Upanishads, the earliest of which were composed in Sanskrit between 800 and 400 bce by sages and poets, form part of the Vedas - the sacred and an...

Unreliable memoirs
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With an introduction by P. J. O'Rourke'Do not read this book in public. You will risk severe internal injuries from trying to suppress your laughter.'...
Slipstream
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Slipstream brilliantly illuminates the literary world of the latter half of the 20th century, as well as giving a highly personal insight into the lif...

Mozart's women
Our Price: £15.29
Mozart was fascinated, amused, aroused, hurt, and betrayed by women. He loved and respected them, composed for them, performed with them. This unique ...
Creative family therapy techniques
Our Price: £27.89
Bringing together an array of highly creative contributors, this comprehensive resource presents a unique collection of assessment and treatment techn...

Willkommen! 1 Activity book
Our Price: £16.99
*This listing is for the activity book. Willkommen! 1 is also available as a Course Pack, coursebook, and CD & DVD set.*Willkommen! 1 German Begin...
Woodcut Portraits
Our Price: £42.75
Renowned English tattooer Alex Binnie puts down his machine and takes up the gouge for this series of portraits of his friends and colleagues from the...

Willkommen! 2 German intermediate course. CD & DVD set
Our Price: £23.39
Willkommen! 2 Intermediate course is a brand new multi-format German adult learning programme for classroom and home use. This listing is for the CD a...
Teahouses in China and other stories
Our Price: £13.86
A carefully graded series for Chinese language learners. Each book contains 20 stories and is graded into 4 levels. Teahouses in China and other stories belongs to the Violet Level and is designed for intermediate level learners. The vocabulary amount is limited to the most commonly used 2,000 Mandarin Chinese words.

The English language
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The English language is spoken by more than a billion people throughout the world. But where did English come from? And how has it evolved into the la...
Lenin
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Lenin is a colossal figure whose influence on twentieth-century history cannot be underestimated. Robert Service has written a calmly authoritative bi...

The leatherworking handbook
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At last! A leather working book for amateurs by a top professional. Valerie Michael guides the leatherworker through techniques and projects, showcasi...
Goodnight world
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When the day's at an end, up to bed we will go, The sky becomes dusky and so the night grows. When the bright golden sun sheds the last of its light, ...

Willkommen! 1 Coursebook
Our Price: £17.99
*This listing is for the coursebook. Willkommen! 1 is also available as a Course Pack, activity book, and CD & DVD set.* Willkommen! 1 German B...
Translation
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Translation is everywhere, and matters to everybody. Translation doesn't only give us foreign news, dubbed films and instructions for using the microw...

The prodigal tongue
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'The first and perhaps only book on the relative merits of American and British English that is dominated by facts and analysis rather than nationalis...
The Rocket team
Our Price: £17.96
Book & DVD. A complete history of the von Braun team, this biography covers the group of scientists and engineers who led the United States develo...

A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
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'Heartbreaking? Certainly. Staggering? Yes, I'd say so. And if genius is capturing the universal in a fresh and memorable way, call it that too' Antho...
The genius of Shakespeare
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With an introduction by Simon CallowJudgements about the quality of works of art begin in opinion. But for the last two hundred years only the wilfull...

Willkommen! 1
Our Price: £25.19
*This listing is for the CD & DVD set. Willkommen! is also available as a Course Pack, coursebook, and activity book.*Willkommen! 1 German Beginne...
Always unreliable
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Always Unreliable is the collected first three volumes of Clive James's eloquently witty autobiographies, Unreliable Memoirs, Falling Towards England ...

The woman warrior
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With an introduction by Xiaolu GuoA classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight...