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An inspector calls
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The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. In this play an inspector interrupts a party to investigate a girl's suicide, and implicates each of the party-makers in her death.
Macbeth
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Level & Subject: GCSE English LiteratureFirst Teaching: September 2015 First Exams: June 2017This CGP Text Guide contains everything you need to...

Rosie
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*A Sunday Times Book of the Year 2018**The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still pa...
Poetry
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Now in its third edition Poetry: The Basics remains an engaging exploration of the world of poetry. Drawing on examples ranging from Chaucer to childr...

The wife of Bath's prologue and tale
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Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. This stunning full-colour edition from the bestselling Cambridge School Chaucer series explores the...
The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829
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The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829 offers a compelling account of the development of gothic literature in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth ...

Devotion
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The national bestseller from the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, exploring the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may ...
Tragedy's endurance
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This volume sets out a novel approach to theatre historiography, presenting the history of performances of Greek tragedies in Germany since 1800 as th...

The Edinburgh companion to contemporary narrative theories
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A collection of original essays establishing how wide the intellectual boundaries of narrative theory have become The Edinburgh Companion to Contempor...
The Count of Monte Cristo
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A beautiful new clothbound edition of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel of wrongful imprisonment, adventure and revenge. Thrown in prison for a crime he ...

P.D. James BBC Radio drama collection
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Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of P.D. James' acclaimed mysteries, plus P.D. James In Her Own WordsThis collection includes:Cover Her Face...
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens
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Level & Subject: GCSE English LiteratureFirst Teaching: September 2015 First Exams: June 2017This CGP Text Guide contains everything you need to...

Between Quran and Kafka
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What connects Shiite passion plays with Brechts drama? Which of Goethes poems were inspired by the Quran? How can Ibn Arabis theology of sighs explain...
What matters in Jane Austen?
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What are the right and wrong ways to propose marriage? What do the characters call each other, and why? And which important Austen characters never sp...

Bookworm
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A love letter to the joys of childhood reading from Wonderland to Narnia.'Passionate, witty, informed, and gloriously opinionated' Jacqueline Wilson'I...
AQA poetry anthology. Power and conflict
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To achieve top grades in English Literature, you need to know your set texts and master all the key skills examiners are looking for. With everything ...

Dreams must explain themselves and other essays 1972-2004
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Ursula K. Le Guin has won or been nominated for over 200 awards for her fiction, including the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy and SFWA Grand Master Award...
Referencing & understanding plagiarism
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This concise and user-friendly guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing and shows students how to reference correctly. It a...

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,...
Shakespeare and commedia dell'arte
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Shakespeare and Commedia dell'Arte examines the ongoing influence of commedia dell'arte on Shakespeare's plays. Exploring the influence of commedia d...

The drunken sailor
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The Drunken Sailor traces the life of Arthur Rimbaud: poet, surrealist, libertine and gun runner. In dazzling artwork, Nick Hayes follows Rimbaud from...
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 ...

An inspector calls by J.B. Priestley
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Level & Subject: GCSE English LiteratureFirst Teaching: September 2015 First Exams: June 2017If you're studying J.B. Priestley's 'An Inspector ...
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 ...

Me talk pretty one day
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A hilarious collection of essays from 'the premier observer of our world and its weirdnesses,' New York Times bestselling author David Sedaris (Adam K...
Orwell on truth
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A selection of George Orwell's prescient, clear-eyed and stimulating writing on the subjects of truth and lies. With an introduction by Alan Johnson.'...

Contested Will
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For two hundred years after William Shakespeare's death, no one thought to argue that somebody else had written his plays. Since then dozens of rival ...
An inspector calls
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Exam Board: AQALevel: GCSE Grade 9-1Subject: English LiteratureFirst Teaching: September 2015, First Exams: June 2017Our best-selling An Inspector Cal...

Stephen King's The dark tower
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Inspired more than thirty years ago by works as diverse as J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' and the spaghetti westerns of the time, the 'Dark Tower' series is the backbone of Stephen King's legendary career.
C.S. Lewis on politics and the natural law
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Conventional wisdom holds that C. S. Lewis was uninterested in politics and public affairs. The conventional wisdom is wrong. As Justin Buckley Dyer a...

Jane Austen at home
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at th...
Bluets
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A Guardian Book of the YearMaggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers...

Hemingway's guns
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Ernest Hemingway is a mythic writer and alpha male. As a hunter and conservationist, he drew greatly from the strong example of Theodore Roosevelt, an...
Orwell's Animal farm
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The lat...

In other words
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In Other Words has been the definitive coursebook for students studying translation for nearly three decades. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languag...
Writers as readers
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Margaret Drabble | Beryl Bainbridge | Angela Carter | Maggie O'Farrell | Elizabeth Jane Howard | A. S. Byatt | Penelope Lively | Sarah Waters | Jonath...

Nightwalking
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Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night, wrote the poet Rupert Brooke. Before the age of electricity, the nighttime city was a very diffe...
The seven basic plots
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In this work, the author proposes his thesis about the nature of storytelling, showing that there are a number of basic themes which continually reappear in the storytelling of mankind, shaping tales of very different kinds.

Four seasons in Rome
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On the same day that his wife gave birth to twins, Anthony Doerr received the Rome Prize, an award that gave him a year-long stipend and studio in Rom...
Spring
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Spring is a deeply moving novel about family, our everyday lives, our joys and our struggles, beautifully illustrated by Anna Bjerger.I have just fini...

Me, you
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Let Dawn take you through the year with this create-your-own journal - a combination of Dawn's warm and witty writing and a diary with space for the...
Angelica's book and the world of reading in late Renaissance Italy
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Through the lens of a history of material culture mediated by an object, Angelica's Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy investigat...

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...
Jane Austen
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In their celebration of 'little matters' - the regular round of visiting, dining out, drinking tea, of reading and walking to the shops and sending to...

44 Scotland Street Series 1-3
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Alexander McCall Smith's delightful series of novels form the basis of these radio dramas featuring the inhabitants of an Edinburgh tenement building....
The Holy Land
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The essays in this ambitious volume explore the invisible walls that divide the modern state of Israel. Part hipster travelogue, part from-the-ground-...

Women's writing of ancient Mesopotamia
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Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia presents fresh and engaging translations of works that were composed or edited by female scribes and elite wome...
Crime and punishment
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'A truly great translation . . . This English version really is better' - A. N. Wilson, The SpectatorTIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014T...

King Lear
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'By far the best edition of King Lear - in respect of both textual and other matters - that we now have.'John Lyon, En...
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast
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'It would be unfair to expect other people to be as remarkable as oneself'Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biogr...