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English grammar for dummies
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If you're confused by commas, perplexed by pronouns, and plain terrified by tenses, English Grammar For Dummies will put your fears to rest. Packed wi...
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 Element encyclopedia of fairies
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The latest title in the much-loved Element Encyclopedia series, The Element Encyclopedia of Fairies explores the history, legends, and mythology of th...
1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted
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The sock-blasting, jaw-dropping, side-swiping phenomenon that is QI serves up a sparkling new selection of 1,342 facts to leave you flabbergasted.Tree...

Scotland the best 100 places
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Peter Irvine, bestselling author of SCOTLAND THE BEST,has selected 100 extraordinary places that epitomise what istruly great about Scotland. This per...
Edinburgh Crumpled City Map
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Designed by top Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso, the Crumpled City maps make a fantastic gift: a great souvenir, a brilliant way to anticipate ...

Hebridean Desk Diary 2019
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This hardback desk diary is illustrated throughout with Mairi Hedderwick's beautiful sketches of the Hebrides through the seasons. Featuringdistinctiv...
Big questions from little people... answered by some very big people
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Why is the sea salty?How far away is space?Why can't I tickle myself?Why can't we live forever?Children ask the most interesting and challenging quest...

Lonely Planet's ultimate travel quiz book
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Pit your worldly wits against family and friends, or just challenge yourself, with this ultimate travel trivia book. With head-scratching questions on...
Barcelona Crumpled City Map
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Designed by top Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso, the Crumpled City maps make a fantastic gift: a great souvenir, a brilliant way to anticipate ...

SAS survival guide
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THE MULTIMILLION COPY BESTSELLERTHE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SURVIVING ANYWHEREThe Collins Gem SAS Survival Guide is the pocket companion for adventurers eve...
Brewer's dictionary of phrase & fable
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In this book:Much loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its tr...

Signs & symbols
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Discover the fascinating origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols from mythology and religion to astrology and ancient tribes in this comp...
The British film catalogue. Vol. 2 Non-Fiction film, 1888-1994
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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Secret marvels of the world
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Featuring communist bunkers, burning gas craters and at least one sponge-rock fluorescent grotto built by Polish monks, this book reveals weird and wo...
The driving instructor's handbook
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Now in its 21st edition, The Driving Instructor's Handbook is widely recognized in the driver training industry as the authoritative reference guide f...

The world's most difficult quiz
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For 50 years Guardian readers have been stumped by the fiendishly difficult General Knowledge Paper set annually at Christmas for the pupils of King W...
Pocket world in figures
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For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been the indispensable handbook on the state of the world, covering demographics, industry, polit...

Screenplay
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Hollywood's script guru teaches you how to write a screenplay in the 'bible' of screenwriting (The New York Times)-now celebrating forty years of sc...
Lonely Planet Travel Journal
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This is the must-have travel journal from the world's leading travel expert, packed with visual prompts to record special moments and curious observat...

Whitaker's little book of knowledge
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An authoritative, quirky trivia book divided into themed chapters. Whitaker's Little Book of Knowledge contains thousands of general knowledge gems: ...
1,423 QI facts to bowl you over
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The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Iceland imports ice ...

Metroid
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Complete Walkthrough: Traverse the Metroid-infested planet SR388 using the most effective strategies, with tips and tricks straight from Metroid exper...
The Elder scrolls online
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Explore the newest chapter in The Elder Scrolls Online with detailed maps, quest guides, and expert combat tactics to the Summerset Isles.This 320-pag...

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet Writing & Sketching Journal
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's 2017 creativity journal, inscribed on the cover with A New Journey Starts He...
100 deadly skills
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These 100 skills, adapted for civilians from actual field experiences of Special Forces operations, offer a complete hands-on and practical guide to h...

Pears cyclop?dia, 2017-2018
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THE FINAL EDITIONA world of knowledge rolled into one must-have volume - the Swiss army knife of reference booksThe quintessentially British almanac, ...
Hebrew for dummies
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One of the most amazing things about Hebrew is that, in less than a century, it has gone from an ancient language of prayer and ritual spoken by a few...

The little white bear
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Originally written and illustrated by Enid Marx in 1945, The Little White Bear tells the tale of Ivan, the friendly polar bear, and his exciting adven...
Write no matter what
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With growing academic responsibilities, family commitments, and inboxes, scholars are struggling to fulfill their writing goals. A finished book-or ev...

1001 albums you must hear before you die
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Written by top UK and US music journalists, and including a preface by Michael Lydon, the founding editor of Rolling Stone magazine, this book celebra...
The Kodansha kanji learner's dictionary
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Gives the learner an understanding of how kanji are used in contemporary Japanese by providing instant access to a wealth of information on the meanin...

Official dictionary of Jamaican herbs and medicinal plants and their uses
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The Caribbean is host to one of the most diverse areas of the whole world - both culturally and ecologically. This book takes a look at some of the he...
The Chicago manual of style
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Technologies may change, but the need for clear and accurate communication never goes out of style. That is why for more than one hundred years The Ch...

What would Nietzsche do?
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What Would Nietzsche Do? uses the key ideas of more than 80 philosophical thinkers, past and present, to shine new light onto today's everyday proble...
How to Lie with Maps
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Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically ...

Crumpled Sky Autumn/winter
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100% waterproof easy to read city map. Map dimensions: 87 x 58 cm
Shakespeare's little book of wisdom
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Shakespeare's Little Book of Wisdom offers more than 300 bite-size nuggets of inspiration and wisdom from the greatest writer in the English language ...

The Economist guide to country risk
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Country risk explains the things that can go wrong when business is conducted across borders. It's not just multinational companies, with factories wo...
The Swift Trust
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The volume of litigation in the United States is on an endlessly upward trajectory. Yet, most Americans are unaffected by this statistic: Either they ...

Porto Crumpled City Map
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Designed by top Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso, the Crumpled City maps make a fantastic gift: a great souvenir, a brilliant way to anticipate ...
Amsterdam Crumpled City Map
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Designed by top Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso, the Crumpled City maps make a fantastic gift: a great souvenir, a brilliant way to anticipate ...

Krakow Crumpled City Map
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Designed by Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso, the Crumpled City maps make a fantastic gift: a great souvenir, a brilliant way to anticipate a tr...
Super Mario Odyssey
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Premium Hard Cover: Exclusive hard cover guide with premium finishes.Bonus Content: Exclusive Content found only in the Collector's Edition!Comprehens...

Immortality and the body in the age of Milton
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Seventeenth-century England teemed with speculation on body and its relation to soul. Descartes' dualist certainty was countered by materialisms, whet...
A new literary history of America
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America is a nation making itself up as it goes along-a story of discovery and invention unfolding in speeches and images, letters and poetry, unprece...

The illustrated encyclopedia of space & space exploration
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The Cosmos is a vast and fascinating subject. From the creation of the Solar System to the Moon landings, from the chances of life on other planets to...
The effective change manager's handbook
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The Effective Change Manager's Handbook is designed to help practitioners, employers and academics define and practise change management successfully ...

A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations
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A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally s...
1001 quotations to inspire you before you die
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From the bestselling 1001 series, comes a collection of 1001 quotations from numerous brilliant minds of the Ancient World through to the present day....