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  • Literary Landscapes by John Sutherland
    Literary Landscapes (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    Some stories couldn't happen just anywhere or any time - often the scenery , landscape or era is as central to the tale as any character - and just as easily recognised. Wh at adventures would Heidi have had without her mountain neighbours? W ould Jim Hawkins have experienced such an adventure had he not lived in mid - 1700s England? Literary Landscapes brings together an eclectic...

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  • The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
    The Talented Mr Ripley (English, Hardback) Patricia Highsmith

    The Talented Mr Ripley is one of the most influential, groundbreaking crime novels ever written. To mark the novel's 60th anniversary, we are adding it to the VMC Designer Hardback series.

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  • So You Think You Know Jane Austen? by John Sutherland
    So You Think You Know Jane Austen? (English, Paperback) John Sutherland, Deirdre Le Faye

    How well do you really know your favorite author? In this new book, ace literary detective turned quizmaster John Sutherland and Austen buff Deirdre Le Faye challenge you to find out. Starting with easy, factual questions that test how well you remember a novel and its characters, the quiz progresses to a level of greater difficulty, demanding close reading and interpretative deduction. What...

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  • The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
    The Moonstone (English, Paperback) Wilkie Collins

    John Sutherland provides a fascinating introduction to a new edition of what T.S.Eliot called 'the first and greatest of all English detective novels'.

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  • The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
    The Eustace Diamonds (English, Paperback) Anthony Trollope

    Following the death of her husband Sir Florian, beautiful Lizzie Eustace mysteriously comes into possession of a hugely expensive diamond necklace.

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  • Good Brexiteer's Guide to English Lit, The by John Sutherland
    Good Brexiteer's Guide to English Lit, The (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    What is Nigel Farage's favourite novel? Why do Brexiteers love Sherlock Holmes? Is Philip Larkin the best Brexit poet ever? In this irreverent and entertaining new guide, John Sutherland quarries the great literary minds of English history to assemble the ultimate reading list for Brexiteers.

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  • John Barleycorn by Jack London
    John Barleycorn (English, Paperback) Jack London

    Published in 1913, this harrowing, autobiographical 'A to Z' of drinking shattered London's reputation as a clean-living adventurer and massively successful author of such books as White Fang and The Call of the Wild.

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  • The Brontesaurus by John Sutherland
    The Brontesaurus (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    The essential miscellany for all Bronte fans.

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  • A Little History of Literature by John Sutherland
    A Little History of Literature (English, Paperback) John Sutherland

    A title that takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Canterbury Tales to Harry Potter. With masterful digressions into various themes - censorship, narrative tricks, self-publishing, taste, creativity and madness - it demonstrates the full depth and intrigue of reading.

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  • Phineas Finn, The Irish Member by Anthony Trollope
    Phineas Finn, The Irish Member (English, Paperback) Anthony Trollope

    Tells of the career of a hot-blooded middle-class politician whose sexual energies bring him much success with women.

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  • The War on the Young by John Sutherland
    The War on the Young (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    Author and academic John Sutherland having confronted the problem of old age now takes an acerbic look at an equally beleaguered age group, the millennial young. The treatment of this age group by assorted British governments may well become the defining political issue of the next two decades.

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  • Talented Mr Ripley Mug by Patricia Highsmith
    Talented Mr Ripley Mug (English, Miscellaneous print) Patricia Highsmith

    A range of beautifully produced products celebrating the heritage of the Virago Modern Classics list.

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  • Rogue Publisher by John Sutherland
    Rogue Publisher (English, Hardback) John Sutherland, Johanna Marie Melnyk

    This is the first-ever book length study of one of the most important and constantly innovative 19th century book and periodical publishers. The mysterious and often elusive but enormously influential Henry Colburn (c.1784 - 16 August 1855) was the pre-eminent publisher of 'silver-fork' novels, and of many influential new writers.

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  • He Knew He Was Right by Anthony Trollope
    He Knew He Was Right (English, Paperback) Anthony Trollope

    Widely regarded as one of Trollope's most successful later novels,He Knew He Was Right is a study of marriage and of sexual relationships cast against a background of agitation for women's rights.

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  • Who Is Dracula's Father? by John Sutherland
    Who Is Dracula's Father? (English, Paperback) John Sutherland

    Acclaimed critic John Sutherland gets his teeth into the literary puzzles of the greatest-ever Gothic novel

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  • Frankenstein's Brain by John Sutherland
    Frankenstein's Brain (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    A quirky look at Frankenstein, from Mary Shelley's original text to comic book and costume drama adaptations and much more.

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  • Can Jane Eyre Be Happy? by John Sutherland
    Can Jane Eyre Be Happy? (English, Paperback) John Sutherland

    A new edition of the brilliant literary puzzle sequel, exploring conundrums in classic fiction

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  • The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
    The Woman in White (English, Paperback) Wilkie Collins

    The Woman in White (1859-60) is the first and greatest "Sensation Novel." Walter Hartright's mysterious midnight encounter with the woman in white draws him into a vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, and international intrigue. This new critical edition is the first to use the original manuscript of the novel. John Sutherland examines Collins's contribution to Victorian fiction, traces his...

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  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    Brave New World (English, Hardback) Aldous Huxley

    Describes the socialized horrors of a futuristic utopia devoid of individual freedom.

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  • The War on The Old by John Sutherland
    The War on The Old (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    John Sutherland examines the intergenerational conflict as a new kind of 'war' in which institutional neglect and universal indifference to the old has reached aggressive, and routinely lethal, levels.

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