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The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
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*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthr...
Quite a good time to be born
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'I drew my first breath on the 28th of January 1935, which was quite a good time for a future writer to be born in England...' The only child in a low...

Life in the garden
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**A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017**'Rich and unusual, this is a book to treasure' Alex Preston, ObserverPenelope Lively has always been a keen gar...
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...

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 ...
A moveable feast
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Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. Since Hemingway's personal papers were released...

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...
Collected poems, 1934-1953
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The definitive edition of Dylan Thomas's five published volumes of poems: 18 POEMS, TWENTY-FIVE POEMS, THE MAP OF LOVE, DEATHS AND ENTRANCES and IN CO...

Free woman
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A genre-defying memoir in which Lara Feigel experiments with sexual, intellectual and political freedom while reading and pursuing Doris Lessing How ...
Appointment in Arezzo
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This book is an intimate, fond and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century. This colourful, personal, anecdotal, indiscreet ...

The bughouse
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'An extraordinary book of real passionate research' Edmund de WaalIn 1945, Ezra Pound was due to stand trial for treason for his broadcasts in Fascist...
A rose for winter
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Andalusia is a passion - and fifteen years after his last visit Laurie Lee returned. He found a country broken by the Civil War, but the totems of ind...

Theorists of the modernist novel
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Tracing the developing modernist aesthetic in the thought and writings of James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf, Deborah Parsons consider...
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Exam Board: AQA A, AQA B, OCR, CCEALevel: AS/A-levelSubject: English literatureFirst teaching: September 2015First exams: Summer 2016Enable students t...

Laying out the bones
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English sheds new light on death and dying in twentieth- and twenty-first century Irish literature as she examines the ways that Irish wake and funera...
Birthday letters
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Ted Hughes's Birthday Letters are addressed, with just two exceptions, to Sylvia Plath, the American poet to whom he was married. They were written ov...

This boy's life
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The author of The Barracks Thief and Hunters in the Snow recreates his boyhood experiences, relating how he and his mother travelled throughout th...
Why Dylan matters
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A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017.'At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard'A poignant blend of memoir, ...

Modernism
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Modernism is the movement which attempts to redefine the relationship between art and life, seeking to establish a mode of thought to account for new ...
Goodbye to all that
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An autobiographical work that describes firsthand the great tectonic shifts in English society following the First World War, Robert Graves's Goodbye ...

The invention of Angela Carter
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WINNER OF THE SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD NBCC AWARD FINALIST WINNER OF THE 2017 SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE Selected as a Book of the Year 2...
The theatre of Tom Murphy
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Tom Murphy shot to fame with the London production of A Whistle in the Dark in 1961, establishing him as the outstanding Irish playwright of his gener...

Sylvia Plath's selected poems
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Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. This classic selection of her work, made by her former husband Ted Hughes, pro...
The man who would be king and other stories
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This collection brings together seventeen of Kipling's early stories, written between 1885 and 1888, when Kipling was working as a journalist in India...

The complete Stalky & Co
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Kipling portrays school as the first stage of a much larger game, a pattern-maker for the experiences of life. Implied throughout the stories is the ...
Behind the mask
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Aristocrat, literary celebrity, 'Rose Queen', devoted wife, lesbian, recluse, iconoclast - Vita Sackville-West was many things, but she was never stra...

Left Bank
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A captivating portrait of those who lived, loved, fought, played and flourished in Paris between 1940 and 1950 and whose intellectual and artistic out...
Speak, memory
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'Speak, memory', said Vladimir Nabokov. And immediately there came flooding back to him a host of enchanting recollections - of his comfortable childh...

On Leopard Rock
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Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction. I've been w...
The beat generation
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The Beat Generation were a radical group of American writers whose relaxed, gritty and candid writing inspired generations. In his chronicle of the or...

La casa de Bernarda Alba
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Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, WJEC, Eduqas & CCEALevel: AS/A-levelSubject: Modern LanguagesFirst Teaching: September 2017First Exam: June 2018Literatu...
American poetry and the First World War
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American Poetry and the First World War connects American poetry to the political and economic forces behind American participation in World War I. Da...

The Edinburgh companion to the Arab novel in English
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Opening up the field of diasporic Anglo-Arab literature to critical debate, this reference companion spans from the first Arab novel in 1911 right up ...
Staring at lakes
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Throughout his life, Michael Harding has lived with a sense of emptiness - through faith, marriage, fatherhood and his career as a writer, a pervading...

Early Auden, later Auden
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Presented in one volume for the very first time, and updated with new archival discoveries, Early Auden, Later Auden reintroduces Edward Mendelson's a...
Rendezvous with death
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This book sheds new light on the colourful personalities including Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Alan Seeger, Ivor Gurney, Edward Thomas, Isaac Rosenbe...

W. B. Yeats
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A leader of the twentieth-century Irish nationalist movement, who eventually became one of the Free States's senators, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939...
Walden Two
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A reprint of the 1976 Macmillan edition. This fictional outline of a modern utopia has been a center of controversy ever since its publication in 1948...

Selected stories
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'I was jealous of her writing. The only writing I have ever been jealous of.' Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf was not the only writer to admire Mansf...
Conan Doyle
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From the early stories, to the great popular triumphs of the Sherlock Holmes tales and the Professor Challenger adventures, the ambitious historical f...

Slowly down the ganges
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'Slowly Down the Ganges' is seen as a vintage Newby masterpiece, alongside 'A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' and 'Love and War in the Apennines'. Told ...
Damned to fame
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Samuel Beckett's long-standing friend, James Knowlson, recreatesBeckett's youth in Ireland, his studies at Trinity College, Dublin inthe early 1920s a...

North
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In North Seamus Heaney found a myth which allowed him to articulate a vision of Ireland - its people, history and landscape. Here the Irish experienc...
Testament of war
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Testament of War compares the English-language poetry and fiction of the First World War with that written in German, French, Italian and - to a lesse...

On writing
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There is a reason why Stephen King is one of the bestselling writers in the world, ever. Described in the Guardian as 'the most remarkable storyteller...
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...

The great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald Advanced level English
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Level & Subject: A-Level English LiteratureFirst Teaching: September 2015 First Exams: June 2017This book contains everything you need to write ...
A thousand darknesses
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What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligati...

From Journey's end to The dam busters
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Kingston playwright R.C. Sherriff came to fame with his First World War drama Journey?s End, which was based on his own experiences as a young officer...
Lesbian modernism
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The first book-length study to explore the importance of genre fiction for the body of literature we call lesbian modernism Elizabeth English explores...