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  • The Bell by Iris Murdoch
    The Bell (English, Paperback) Iris Murdoch

    BYATTDora Greenfield, erring wife, returns to live with her husband in a a lay community encamped outside Imber Abbey, home to a mysterious enclosed order of nuns. Watched over by its devout director and the discreet authority of the wise old Abbess, Imber Court is a haven for lost souls seeking tranquility.

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  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
    Beloved (English, Hardback) Toni Morrison

    The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - the death of Sethe's baby daughter Beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone, who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution.

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  • The Annotated Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
    The Annotated Brothers Grimm (English, Hardback) Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    "This is the book I wanted as a child and didn't have, the book I'd have liked both to give to my children and to keep for myself, the book I shall give my grandchildren." -A. S. Byatt, from the introduction to The Annotated Brothers Grimm

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  • Unruly Times by A. S. Byatt
    Unruly Times (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Unruly Times is a superlative portrait of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge, and a fascinating exploration of the Romantic Movement and the dramatic events that shaped it.

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  • Death Comes For The Archbishop by Willa Cather
    Death Comes For The Archbishop (English, Paperback) Willa Cather

    Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert.

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  • The Oxford Book of English Short Stories by A. S. Byatt
    The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    A fresh contemporary design for A. S. Byatt's celebrated anthology of English short stories The Oxford Book of English Short Stories.The 37 stories featured here are selected from the 19th and 20th centuries, by authors ranging from Dickens, Trollope, and Hardy to J. G. Ballard, Angela Carter, and Ian McEwan.

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  • Possession by A. S. Byatt
    Possession (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    The perfect gift for Valentine's DayPossession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time.

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  • The Virgin In The Garden by A. S. Byatt
    The Virgin In The Garden (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    In Yorkshire, the Potter family are preparing to celebrate Elizabeth II's arrival on the throne. Anxious teenager Marcus gains a new teacher and suffers increasingly disturbing visions. On the brink of adulthood, a love affair with a young playwright may offer the freedom she desperately desires.

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  • Possession by A. S. Byatt
    Possession (English, Hardback) A. S. Byatt

    Rich in symmetry and symbolism, brimming over with myth, poetry and fairy tale, Byatt's masterpiece is part literary detective story, part academic satire and part historical novel.

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  • The Biographer's Tale by A. S. Byatt
    The Biographer's Tale (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Everywhere he looks he discovers only fragments - strange notes, boxes of marbles, undated postcards. Along the way he meets others building wholes from bits and pieces - taxonomists, ecologists, even travel agents - and begins to puzzle out his future.

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  • The Winds of Heaven by Monica Dickens
    The Winds of Heaven (Paperback) Monica Dickens, A. S. Byatt $21.32
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  • The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
    The Mill on the Floss (English, Paperback) George Eliot

    Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence bring her into constant conflict with her family.

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  • The New Uncanny by A. S. Byatt
    The New Uncanny (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt, Ramsey Campbell

    Performing a deft metaphorical evisceration of Sigmund Freud's classic 1919 essay that delved deeply into the tradition of horror writing, this freshly contemporary collection of literary interpretations reintroduces to the world Freud's compelling theory of das unheimliche?or, the uncanny. Specifically designed to challenge the creative boundaries of some of the most famed and respected horror...

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  • The Children's Book by A. S. Byatt
    The Children's Book (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Famous author Olive Wellwood writes a special private book, bound in different colours, for each of her children.

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  • Possession by A. S. Byatt
    Possession (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time.

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  • Degrees Of Freedom by A. S. Byatt
    Degrees Of Freedom (Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Byatt's Degrees of Freedom examined the first eight novels of Iris Murdoch, identifying freedom as a central theme in all of them, and looking at Murdoch's interest in the relations between art and goodness, master and slave, and the novel of character in the nineteenth century sense.

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  • The Game by A. S. Byatt
    The Game (Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    They share a set of disturbing memories of a strange childhood game and of Simon, the handsome young neighbour who loved them both. The old, wild emotions surge back, demanding and urgent, and this time the game is played out to a fatal finish.

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  • Morphologies by Ali Smith
    Morphologies (English, Paperback) Ali Smith, Toby Litt $14.38 $15.99
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  • Peacock & Vine by A S Byatt
    Peacock & Vine (English, Hardback) A S Byatt

    A meditation on the British designers William Morris and Mariano Fortuny, examining how the locations in which they lived and worked influenced their design styles.

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  • The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    The Professor's House (English, Paperback) Willa Cather

    A rich and suggestive work which contrasts the middle-aged disillusion of Professor St Peter with his memories of his favourite student, the brilliant explorer and inventor Tom Outland

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