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  • The Art of Fiction by David Lodge
    The Art of Fiction (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    In this entertaining and enlightening collection David Lodge considers the art of fiction under a wide range of headings, drawing on writers as diverse as Henry James, Martin Amis, Jane Austen and James Joyce.

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  • Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
    Lucky Jim (English, Paperback) Kingsley Amis

    Jim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new red brick universities. A moderately successful future in the History Department beckons - as long as Jim can stave off the unwelcome advances of fellow lecturer Margaret, survive a madrigal-singing weekend at Professor Welch's, deliver a lecture on 'Merrie England'.

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  • Deaf Sentence by David Lodge
    Deaf Sentence (Paperback) David Lodge

    Retired Professor of Linguistics Desmond Bates is going deaf. It's a bother for his wife who has an enviably successful new career and is too busy to be endlessly repeating herself. Roles are reversed with his aging father, who resents his son's attempts to help him.

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  • Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
    Pnin (Hardback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Initially an almost grotesquely comic figure, Pnin gradually grows in stature by contrast with those who laugh at him.

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  • Nice Work by David Lodge
    Nice Work (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    When Vic Wilcox (MD of Pringle's engineering works) meets English lecturer Dr Robyn Penrose, sparks fly as their lifestyles and ideologies collide head on. What, after all, are they supposed to learn from each other? But in time both parties make some surprising discoveries about each other's worlds - and about themselves.

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  • Howards End by E. M. Forster
    Howards End (English, Paperback) E. M. Forster, David Lodge

    A chance acquaintance brings together the preposterous bourgeois Wilcox family and the clever, cultured and idealistic Schlegel sisters. As clear-eyed Margaret develops a friendship with Mrs Wilcox, the impetuous Helen brings into their midst a young bank clerk named Leonard Bast, who lives at the edge of poverty and ruin.

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  • The British Museum Is Falling Down by David Lodge
    The British Museum Is Falling Down (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    First published in 1965, it tells the story of hapless, scooter-riding young research student Adam Appleby, who is trying to write his thesis but is constantly distracted - not least by the fact that, as Catholics in the 1960s, he and his wife must rely on 'Vatican roulette' to avoid a fourth child.

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  • Therapy by David Lodge
    Therapy (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    A successful sitcom writer with plenty of money, a stable marraige, a platonic mistress and a flash car, Laurence 'Tubby' Passmore has more reason than most to be happy.

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  • The Modes of Modern Writing by David Lodge
    The Modes of Modern Writing (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    Reprint. Originally published: London: E. Arnold, 1977.

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  • Daisy Miller by Henry James
    Daisy Miller (English, Paperback) Henry James

    Travelling in Europe with her family, Daisy Miller, an exquisitely beautiful young American woman, presents her fellow-countryman Winterbourne with a dilemma he cannot resolve. Is she deliberately flouting social convention in the outspoken way she talks and acts, or is she simply ignorant of those conventions?

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  • The Art of Fiction by David Lodge
    The Art of Fiction (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    Features various articles considering the art of fiction under a range of headings such as 'The Intrusive Author', 'Suspense', and 'Magic Realism'. This book illustrates several styles and techniques by passages from classic or modern fiction. It is suitable for writers, students and those who want to understand how literature works.

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  • Deaf Sentence by David Lodge
    Deaf Sentence (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    Retired Professor of Lingustics Desmond Bates is going deaf. It's a bother for his wife who has an enviably successful new career and is too busy to be endlessly repeating herself. Roles are reversed with his aging father, who resents his son's attempts to help him. And then there's Alex, a student whom Desmond has agreed to help after a typical misunderstanding at a party. But her increasingly...

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  • The Language of Fiction by David Lodge
    The Language of Fiction (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    Now including a new introduction from the author, this major work from one of England's finest living writers is essential reading for all those who care about the creation and appreciation of literature.

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  • Consciousness and the Novel by David Lodge
    Consciousness and the Novel (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    How does the novel represent consciousness? And how has this changed over time? In a series of interconnected essays, Lodge pursues these questions down various paths. In essays on Charles Dickens, E. M. Forster, Evelyn Waugh, Kingsley and Martin Amis, Henry James, John Updike, and Philip Roth, and in reflections on his own practice as a novelist, Lodge is able to bring to light--and to engaging life--the technical, intellectual, and sometimes simply mysterious working of the creative mind.

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  • Kipps by H. G. Wells
    Kipps (English, Paperback) H. G. Wells

    Orphaned at an early age, raised by his aunt and uncle, and apprenticed for seven years to a draper, Artie Kipps is stunned to discover upon reading a newspaper advertisement that he is the grandson of a wealthy gentleman and the inheritor of his fortune.

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  • One Fat Englishman by Kingsley Amis
    One Fat Englishman (English, Paperback) Kingsley Amis

    The hero of One Fat Englishman, a literary publisher and lapsed Catholic escaped from the pages of Graham Greene to the campus of Budweiser College in provincial Pennsylvania, is philandering, drunken, bigoted, and very very fat, not to mention in a state of continuous spluttering rage against everything, not least his own overgrown self. In America, Roger Micheldene must deal with not so obliging...

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  • Dangerous Edges of Graham Greene by Darren J. N. Middleton
    Dangerous Edges of Graham Greene (English, Paperback) Darren J. N. Middleton

    Focuses on the life and literary art of Graham Greene, one of the last century's most celebrated authors. This title brings together writers, journalists and scholars to investigate as well as to assess Greene's prolific oeuvre and intense personal interests.

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  • Readers by David Lodge
    Readers (English, Hardback) Tom Phillips

    Assembled and designed by the artist Tom Phillips from his collection of over 50,000 photographic postcards, 'Readers' shows people reading (or pretending to read) a wide variety of material from the Bible to Film Fun, either in the photographer's studio, in their own home or holidaying on the beach.

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  • The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton
    The Slaves of Solitude (English, Paperback) Patrick Hamilton

    England in the middle of World War II, a war that seems fated to go on forever, a war that has become a way of life. Heroic resistance is old hat. Everything is in short supply, and tempers are even shorter. Overwhelmed by the terrors and rigors of the Blitz, middle-aged Miss Roach has retreated to the relative safety and stupefying boredom of the suburban town of Thames Lockdon, where she rents a...

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  • Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
    Pnin (English, Hardback) Vladimir Nabokov

    One of the best-loved of Nabokov's novels, Pnin features his funniest and most heart-rending character. Professor Timofey Pnin is a haplessly disoriented Russian emigre precariously employed on an American college campus in the 1950s. Pnin struggles to maintain his dignity through a series of comic and sad misunderstandings, all the while falling victim both to subtle academic conspiracies and to...

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