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  • Hyperbole and a Half by Alexandra Brosh
    Hyperbole and a Half (English, Paperback) Alexandra Brosh

    Hilarious stories about life's mishaps from the creator of the immensely popular blog 'Hyperbole and a Half'. She tells fantastically funny, wise stories about the mishaps of her everyday life, with titles like 'Why Dogs Don't Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving' and 'The God of Cake'.

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

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

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  • Into The Woods by John Yorke
    Into The Woods (English, 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 Ferryman by Jez Butterworth
    The Ferryman (English, Paperback) Jez Butterworth

    County Armagh, Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.

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  • Illustrated Norse Myths by Alex Frith
    Illustrated Norse Myths (English, Hardback) Alex Frith, Louie Stowell

    A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs. Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker.

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  • Lord of the Flies by Nigel Williams
    Lord of the Flies (English, Paperback) Nigel Williams

    the theatre lends itself particularly well to the ritualistic aspects of the story - chanting, dancing, marching, forming a circle round the victim, stamping out a fire .

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  • Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
    Blood Brothers (English, Paperback) Willy Russell

    Twin brothers are seperated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends, in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath.

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  • The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd
    The Living Mountain (English, Paperback) Nan Shepherd

    Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette Winterson

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  • Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama: Aristophanes: Frogs by Judith Affleck
    Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama: Aristophanes: Frogs (English, Paperback) Judith Affleck, Clive Letchford

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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  • Lost Connections by Johann Hari
    Lost Connections (English, Paperback) Johann Hari

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER...

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  • The Writer's Map by Huw Lewis-Jones
    The Writer's Map (English, 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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  • Oxford School Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
    Oxford School Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    The classic tragedy about the doomed young lovers is accompanied by historical and critical notes.

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  • Daily Rituals by Mason Currey
    Daily Rituals (English, Paperback) Mason Currey

    'Utterly fascinating' Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times

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  • Gangster Warlords by Ioan Grillo
    Gangster Warlords (English, Paperback) Ioan Grillo

    In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps five hundred body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit-men to gun down forty-one police officers and prison guards in two days. In southern Mexico, a crystal meth maker is venerated as a saint while imposing Old Testament justice on his enemies....

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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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  • Beneath My Feet 2018 by Duncan Minshull
    Beneath My Feet 2018 (English, Hardback) Duncan Minshull

    Walking and writing have always gone together. Think of the poets who walk out a rhythm for their lines and the novelists who put their characters on a path. But the best insights, the deepest and most joyous examinations of this simple activity are to be found in non-fiction - in essays, travelogues and memoir.

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  • Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda (English, 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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  • Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari
    Chasing the Scream (English, Paperback) Johann Hari

    NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE SOURCE OF THE VIRAL TED TALK...

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  • "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller
    "Death of a Salesman" (English, Paperback) Arthur Miller

    The definitive critical edition of Miller's tragic masterpiece featuring a comprehensive commentary together with notes and questions prepared by one of the leading international Miller experts in consultation with the author's estate.

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  • The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
    The Sun and Her Flowers (English, Hardback) Rupi Kaur

    A revised hardcover edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur, author the #1 New York Times bestseller milk and honey.

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