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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 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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  • Deaf Sentence by David Lodge
    Deaf Sentence (English, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
    Pnin (English, 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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  • The Campus Trilogy by David Lodge
    The Campus Trilogy (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    'One of the very best English comic novelists of the post-war era' Time OutThe plot lines of The Campus Trilogy, radiating from its hub at the redbrick University of Rummidge, trace the comic adventures of academics who move outside familiar territory.

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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 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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  • Quite A Good Time to be Born by David Lodge
    Quite A Good Time to be Born (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    '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 lower-middle-class London family, David Lodge inherited his artistic genes from his musician father and his Catholic faith from his Irish-Belgian mother.

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  • The Changing Places by David Lodge
    The Changing Places (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    Euphoric State University with its whitestone, sun-drenched campus and England's damp red-brick University of Rummidge have an annual professorial exchange scheme, and as the first day of the last year of the tumultuous sixties dawns, Philip Swallow and Morris Zapp are the designated exchangees. They know they'll be swapping class rosters, but what they don't know is that in a wildly spiraling...

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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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  • Small World by David Lodge
    Small World (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    Philip Swallow, Morris Zapp, Persse McGarrigle and the lovely Angelica are the jet-propelled academics who are on the move, in the air and on the make in David Lodge's satirical Small World. It is a world of glamorous travel and high excitement, where stuffy lecture rooms are swapped for lush corners of the globe, and romance is in the air...

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  • Changing Places by David Lodge
    Changing Places (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    When Philip Swallow and Professor Morris Zapp participate in their universities' Anglo-American exchange scheme, the Fates play a hand, and each academic finds himself enmeshed in the life of his counterpart on the opposite side of the Atlantic.

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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 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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  • Paradise News by David Lodge
    Paradise News (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    But when he travels to Hawaii with his reluctant father Jack, to visit Jack's dying, estranged sister it feels more like purgatory than paradise.

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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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  • A Man of Parts by David Lodge
    A Man of Parts (English, Paperback) David Lodge

    A MAN OF CONTRADICTIONS. Charting his unpromising start as a draper's assistant to his rapid rise to fame as a writer with a prophetic imagination, his immersion in socialist politics and his belief in and practice of free love, A Man of Parts is an astonishing novel of passion, ambition and controversy.

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