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  • The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah by Benjamin Zephaniah
    The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah (Hardback) Benjamin Zephaniah

    The stunning autobiography of the poet, writer, lyricist and activist, Benjamin Zephaniah.

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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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  • Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018
    Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018 (English, Paperback)

    'I would have been lost without the Writers' and Artists' Yearbook to guide me, and I'm delighted there is now this Children's Writers' and Artists' Yearbook. It's a wonderful resource ? it's the resource for writers.' Sally Green in her Foreword to this edition

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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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  • 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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  • La Casa De Bernarda Alba by H. Ramsden
    La Casa De Bernarda Alba (Multiple languages, Paperback) H. Ramsden

    After her husband's death, Bernarda Alba forces her five daughters into eight years of strict mourning. The appearance of Pepe El Romano, a man who wishes to marry the eldest daughter, Angustias, unleashes a series of tragic events.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou
    Mom and Me and Mom (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    For the first time, Maya Angelou - one of America's most celebrated memoirists and poets - shares the deepest personal story of her life: the story of her relationship with her mother.

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  • Monster Girl Encyclopedia: Vol. 2 by Kenkou Cross
    Monster Girl Encyclopedia: Vol. 2 (English, Paperback) Kenkou Cross

    The definitive source guide for the entire monster girl genre! Told from the perspective of a wandering scholarof monsters, this tantalising tome includes 100 gorgeous full-colour illustrations of seductively-dangerous monster girls.

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  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    The Fire Next Time (Paperback) James Baldwin

    Sounds a clarion warning to the world.

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  • How to Read a Book by Charles Van Doren
    How to Read a Book (English, Paperback) Charles Van Doren

    How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic.

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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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  • Negotiating with the Dead by Margaret Atwood
    Negotiating with the Dead (English, Paperback) Margaret Atwood

    What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers' minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious readers? In this wise and irresistibly quotable book, one of the most intelligent writers now working in English addresses the riddle of her art: why people pursue it, how they view their calling,...

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  • The Outsider by Colin Wilson
    The Outsider (English, Paperback) Colin Wilson

    The classic study of alienation, creativity and the modern mind

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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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  • Morgoth's Ring by Christopher Tolkien
    Morgoth's Ring (English, Paperback) Christopher Tolkien

    The first of two companion volumes which documents the later writing of The Silmarillion, Tolkien's epic tale of war.

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  • The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh
    The Pillowman (English, Paperback) Martin McDonagh

    A writer in a totalitarian state is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of child-murders that are happening in his town.

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  • In the Wake by Christina Elizabeth Sharpe
    In the Wake (English, Paperback) Christina Elizabeth Sharpe

    Using the multiple meanings of "wake" to illustrate the ways Black lives are determined by slavery's afterlives, Christina Sharpe weaves personal experiences with readings of literary and artistic representations of Black life and death to examine what survives in the face of insistent violence and the possibilities for resistance.

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