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  • A Child's Christmas in Wales
    A Child's Christmas in Wales (English, Hardback) Dylan Thomas, Peter Bailey

    Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly issued in with full colour illustrations by Peter Bailey in this beautiful, cloth-bound hardback gift edition for Thomas's centenary.

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  • The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin
    The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin (Paperback) Archie Burnett

    This entirely new edition brings together all of Philip Larkin's poems. Due prominence is given to the poet's comments on his poems, which often outline the circumstances that gave rise to a poem, or state what he was trying to achieve.

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  • The Heroes of Tolkien
    The Heroes of Tolkien (Paperback) David Day

    An in-depth and illustrated guide to the epic lives of Tolkien's heroes.

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  • The Complete Brecht Toolkit
    The Complete Brecht Toolkit (English, Paperback) Stephen Unwin

    A practical, hands-on guide - for actors, directors, teachers and students - to Brecht's history and practice of theatre.

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  • Paperbacks From Hell
    Paperbacks From Hell (English, Paperback) Grady Hendrix

    Celebrating the weird, gory, freaky, amazing horror fiction of the 70s and 80s. With vintage art, hilarious commentary, recommended reading, and poignant creator biographies.

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  • Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath
    Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath (English, Paperback) Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. The poems are taken from Sylvia Plath's four collections Ariel, The Colossus, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees, and include many of her most celebrated works, such as 'Daddy', 'Lady Lazarus' and 'Wuthering Heights'.

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  • North
    North (English, Paperback) Seamus Heaney

    Here the Irish experience is refracted through images drawn from different parts of the Northern European experience, and the idea of the north allows the poet to contemplate the violence on his home ground in relation to memories of the Scandinavian and English invasions which have marked Irish history so indelibly.

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  • A Moveable Feast
    A Moveable Feast (English, Paperback) Ernest Hemingway

    Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works.

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  • Appointment in Arezzo
    Appointment in Arezzo (Hardback) Alan Taylor

    This book is an intimate, fond and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century.

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  • The Weird and the Eerie
    The Weird and the Eerie (English, Paperback) Mark Fisher

    What exactly are the Weird and the Eerie? In this new essay, Mark Fisher argues that some of the most haunting and anomalous fiction of the 20th century belongs to these two modes. The Weird and the Eerie are closely related but distinct modes, each possessing its own distinct properties.  Both have often been associated with Horror, yet this emphasis overlooks the aching fascination that such...

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  • The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet
    The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet (Paperback) Benjamin Hoff

    The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet (Winnie-the-Pooh)

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea
    Wide Sargasso Sea (English, Paperback) Jean Rhys

    Born into the oppressive, colonialist society of 1930s Jamaica, white Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent beauty and sensuality. After their marriage, however, disturbing rumours begin to circulate which poison her husband against her.

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  • The Enchanted Places
    The Enchanted Places (English, Paperback) Christopher Milne

    Christopher Robin's story in his own words.

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  • Samuel Beckett: Faber Critical Guide
    Samuel Beckett: Faber Critical Guide (English, Paperback) John Fletcher

    One of a series concerning the major plays of leading 20th-century playwrights. This guide introduces, explores and analyzes in detail the principal themes and styles of the work of Samuel Beckett. It also places it in the context of modern theatre, and includes a select bibliography.

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  • George Orwell's "1984"
    George Orwell's "1984" (English, Paperback) Karen Bradeur

    REA's MAXnotes for George Orwell's 1984 ...

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  • On Writing
    On Writing (English, Paperback) Stephen King

    As close to an autobiography as Stephen King has yet written and a brilliant guide for the aspiring writer, selected by both Val McDermid and Jeremy Vine as one of their top books.

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  • H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life
    H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life (Paperback) Michel Houellebecq

    From the notorious, bestselling author of ATOMISED: a scholarly love letter on the hugely influential and reclusive literary horror writer H.P. Lovecraft

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  • Selected Poems
    Selected Poems (English, Paperback) E. E. Cummings

    "No one else has ever made avant-garde, experimental poems so attractive to both the general and the special reader."-Randall Jarrell

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  • Speak, Memory
    Speak, Memory (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    An autobiography of Vladimir Nabokov. It presents recollections - of his comfortable childhood and adolescence, of his rich, liberal-minded father, his beautiful mother, an army of relations and family hangers - on and of grand old houses in St Petersburg and the surrounding countryside in pre-Revolutionary Russia.

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  • Planet Narnia
    Planet Narnia (English, Paperback) Michael Ward

    For over half a century, scholars have laboured to show that C. S. Lewis's famed but apparently disorganisedChronicles of Narnia have an underlying symbolic coherence, pointing to such possible unifying themes as the seven sacraments, the seven deadly sins, and the seven books of Spenser'sFaerie Queene. None of these explanations has won general acceptance and the structure of Narnia's symbolism...

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