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The world in thirty-eight chapters or Dr. Johnson's guide to life
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'Hitchings is extremely good at unravelling Johnson's most bullish assertions . . . lucid and empathetic, scholarly but lively. A model Johnsonian, in...
Shakespeare's First Folio
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This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays printed in 1623 and known as the First Folio. It begins with the sto...

Astrid Lindgren
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The first English?language biography of Astrid Lindgren provides a moving and revealing portrait of the beloved Scandinavian literary icon whose adven...
To throw away unopened
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018'Fierce, direct, unashamed. She masks nothing ... Scythes through the myths, the distortions, th...

The man who went into the west
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Byron Rogers' biography of Wales' s national poet and vicar, R.S. Thomas has been hailed as a ' masterpiece' ...
Shakespeare
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This short biography of William Shakespeare by world famous writer Bill Bryson brims with the author's inimitable wit and intelligence.Includes an exc...

At home with Jane Austen
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Explore the homes which shaped our best-loved novelist. Jane Austen is among the most widely read and beloved authors in English literature. Her nov...
Great thinkers
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The Great Thinkers is a collection of some of the most important ideas of Eastern and Western culture - drawn from the works of those philosophers, po...

David Jones
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A Sunday Times / Mail on Sunday Book of the YearAs a poet, visual artist and essayist, David Jones is one of the great Modernists. The variety of his ...
The J.R.R. Tolkien companion and guide. Volume 1 Chronology
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Volume 1 of the most comprehensive in-depth companion to Tolkien's life and works ever published, including synopses of all his writings, and a Tolkie...

Turning
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'The water slips over me like cool silk. The intimacy of touch uninhibited, rising around my legs, over my waist, up to my collarbone. When I throw b...
Life, love and The Archers
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Wendy Cope has long been one of the nation's best-loved poets, with her sharp eye for human foibles and wry sense of humour. For the first time, Life,...

Sharp
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A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'This is such a great idea for a book, and Michelle Dean carries it off, showing us the complexities of her fascinating,...
Joan
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Volumes have been written by and about Patrick Leigh Fermor, but his wife Joan is almost entirely absent from their pages. Now, Simon Fenwick, archivi...

Molly Keane
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Molly Keane (1904 - 96) was an Irish novelist and playwright (born in County Kildare) most famous for Good Behaviour which was shortlisted for the Man...
Penelope Fitzgerald
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Winner of the James Tait Black Prize for Biography 2014Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best BiographyNew York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of th...

J.O. Francis, realist drama and ethics
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This book introduces the reader to the work of the neglected Welsh dramatist J.O. Francis, a major figure in the amateur dramatic circles in Wales in ...
The illustrated letters of Virginia Woolf
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The moving story of the life and work of novelist Virginia Woolf, revealed through her own letters to those closest to her. The letters - at times wi...

Prairie fires
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE'Just as gripping as the original...
Kafka's last trial
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'A highly entertaining story of literary friendship, epic legal battles and cultural politics centred on one of the most enigmatic writers of the 20th...

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