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Language & Linguistics

Includes books on Language Teaching and Learning, Creative Writing, Dictionaries, Grammar, Speaking in Public and Linguistics, Lexicography, Philosophy of Language, Sociolinguistics, Translation and Interpretation.

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The Upanishads
Our Price: £7.19
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...
How Proust can change your life
Our Price: £8.09
'What a marvellous book this is . . . de Botton dissects what [Proust] had to say about friendship, reading, looking carefully, paying attention takin...

The English language
Our Price: £8.99
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...
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...

A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Our Price: £8.99
'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 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...

Little gods
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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...
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...

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...
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, ...

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...
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...

The leatherworking handbook
Our Price: £13.49
At last! A leather working book for amateurs by a top professional. Valerie Michael guides the leatherworker through techniques and projects, showcasi...
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...

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 ...
Willkommen! 1 Activity book
Our Price: £15.29
*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...

Women talk more than men...and other myths about language explained
Our Price: £17.99
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 ...
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...

Parting the Veil
Our Price: £18.89
This is the first book dedicated to the art of Nene Tina Thomas.
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...