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  • Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
    A Streetcar Named Desire (English, Paperback) Tennessee Williams

    Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley.

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  • Into The Woods by John Yorke
    Into The Woods (Paperback) John Yorke

    Takes us on a journey to the heart of storytelling, revealing that there truly is a unifying shape to narrative forms - one that echoes the fairytale journey into the woods and, like any great art, comes from deep within.

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  • The Writer's Map by Huw Lewis-Jones
    The Writer's Map (Hardback) Huw Lewis-Jones

    A team of distinguished and internationally acclaimed writers and illustrators share their personal insights into the maps they love, the maps they use and the maps that set them dreaming.

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  • the princess saves herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace
    the princess saves herself in this one (English, Paperback) Amanda Lovelace

    the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending.

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  • Haunted by Christ by Richard Harries
    Haunted by Christ (English, Hardback) Richard Harries

    Portraits of twenty renowned writers, with reflections on their struggles with faith and life, and on the way faith is explored in some their greatest works.

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  • On Writing by Stephen King
    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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  • Autumn Journal by Louis MacNeice
    Autumn Journal (Paperback) Louis MacNeice

    Written between August and December 1938, Autumn Journal is still considered one of the most valuable and moving testaments of living through the thirties by a young writer.

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  • The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff
    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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  • Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda (Paperback) F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald

    Through his alcoholism and her mental illness, his career highs (and lows) and her institutional confinement, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for more than twenty-two years. This book presents a collection of correspondence between Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

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  • Sauron Defeated by Christopher Tolkien
    Sauron Defeated (English, Paperback) Christopher Tolkien

    The final part of The History of The Lord of the Rings, an enthralling account of the writing of the Book of the Century which contains many additional scenes and includes the unpublished Epilogue in its entirety.

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  • The Vampire by Nick Groom
    The Vampire (English, Hardback) Nick Groom

    An authoritative new history of the vampire, two hundred years after it first appeared on the literary scene

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  • Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler
    Dream Story (English, Paperback) Arthur Schnitzler

    A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge.

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  • Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    "The play plus a translation anyone can understand"--Cover.

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  • H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq
    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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  • "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
    "A Doll's House" (English, Paperback) Henrik Ibsen

    The Student Edition of Ibsen's classic play, in Michael Meyer's definitive translation.

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  • Emilia by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
    Emilia (English, Paperback) Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

    This new play explores Emilia Bassano, Shakespeare's `Dark Lady of the Sonnets' in her own right as poet, mother and feminist. For the first time, the focus will be on this brilliant woman who managed to outlive all the men the history books tethered her to. Introducing to the world: Emilia! She's going to make you remember her name.

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  • The Complete Brecht Toolkit by Stephen Unwin
    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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  • The Book of Lost Tales 2 by Christopher Tolkien
    The Book of Lost Tales 2 (English, Paperback) Christopher Tolkien

    The second of a two-book set that contains the early myths and legends which led to the writing of Tolkien's epic tale of war, The Silmarillion.

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  • Exposure by Olivia Sudjic
    Exposure (Paperback) Olivia Sudjic $8.80
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