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    Beyond the Northlands (Multiple languages, Hardback) Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

    A trip to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas - from the Arctic Circle to Constantinople, north America to Kievan Rus.

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    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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    Summary (English, Paperback) Billionaire Mind Publishing

    Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard | Book Summary | (With Bonus)Get the kindle version for Free when you purchase the paperback version Today! Do you truly know whaxt happened in World War II and its final moments? World War II was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It is an insane and bloody war which killed the lives of approximately 11 million people and it...

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    Brutus and Other Heroines (English, Paperback) Harriet Walter

    Award-winning actress Dame Harriet Walter reflects on performing Shakespeare's most famous roles - both male and female. An exploration of the Shakespearean canon through the eyes of a self-identified 'feminist actor' - but, above all, a remarkable account of an acting career unconstrained by tradition or expectations.

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    A Moveable Feast (English, Paperback) Ernest Hemingway

    Presents the author's memories of his life as an unknown writer living in Paris in the 1920s. Looking back at his younger self, and at the other writers who shared Paris with him - like James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein - this title recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his vocation.

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    Imaginary Cities (English, Paperback) Darran Anderson

    Inspired by the surreal accounts of the explorer and 'man of a million lies' Marco Polo, Imaginary Cities charts the metropolis and the imagination, and the symbiosis therein.

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    Fire is Your Water (English, Hardback) Jim Minick

    At age twenty, Ada's reputation as a faith healer defines her in her rural Pennsylvania community. But on the day in 1953 that her family's barn is consumed by flame, her identity is upended: for the first time, she fears death and doubts God.

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    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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    Tolkien On Fairy-Stories (Paperback) Verlyn Flieger, Douglas A. Anderson

    A new expanded edition of Tolkien's most famous, and most important essay, which defined his conception of fantasy as a literary form, and which led to the writing of The Lord of the Rings. Accompanied by a critical study of the history and writing of the text.

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    The Tain (English, Paperback) Louis Le Brocquy

    "The T 'ain B 'o Cuailnge", centre-piece of the 8th century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. This translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with elements from other versions, and adds a group of related stories which prepare for the T 'ain.

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    The Literature Review (English, Paperback) Diana Ridley

    The complete guide to doing a literature search and review also contains a wealth of features to calm students overwhelmed at the prospect of doing their dissertation or thesis

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    The People and the Books (English, Hardback) Adam Kirsch

    An essential exploration of a rich literary tradition from the Bible to modern times, by a "rare literary authority" (New York Times Book Review) and "one of our keenest critics" (Washington Post).

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    A Child's Christmas in Wales (Hardback) Dylan Thomas, Edward Ardizzone

    2014 is the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth and this classic mini hardback edition of one of his most famous works features wonderful illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Edward Ardizzone.

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    The Art of Memoir (English, Paperback) Mary Karr

    Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers:Cherry and Lit, which were critical hits as well.For thirty years Karr has also taught the form, winning teaching prizes at Syracuse.  (The writing program there produced such acclaimed authors as Cheryl...

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    I am Not Your Negro (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Each line of narration in Raoul Peck’s stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro is taken directly from James Baldwin’s writings, letters, and interviews, or from video clips featuring him. The film’s starting point is the most famous book Baldwin never wrote: in his final years, he had begun work on a book about his three assassinated friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther...

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    On Writing (Multiple languages, Paperback) Stephen King

    'Part biography, part collection of tips for the aspiring writer' Guardian. ON WRITING: A MEMOIR OF THE CRAFT is a brilliant book on writing from the number one bestselling writer.

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    A View from the Bridge (English, Paperback) Arthur Miller

    Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man, with a strong sense of decency and of honour. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, Marco and Rodolpho, straight off the boat from Italy.

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    The Poetic Edda (Multiple languages, Paperback) Carolyne Larrington

    A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.

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