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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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  • 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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  • An Inspector Calls and Other Plays by J. B. Priestley
    An Inspector Calls and Other Plays (English, Paperback) J. B. Priestley

    Includes plays "An Inspector Calls", "Time and the Conways", "I Have Been Here Before", and "The Linden Tree".

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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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  • Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
    Men Explain Things to Me (Hardback) Rebecca Solnit

    A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    We Should All Be Feminists (Paperback) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.

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  • Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman
    Noughts & Crosses (English, Paperback) Malorie Blackman

    A story of a black girl called Sephy and a white boy called Callum and their friendship in a world that's divided by the colour of skin and how their feelings for each other grow as they grow older and grow up.

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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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  • The Four Elements by John O'Donohue
    The Four Elements (Paperback) John O'Donohue

    In The Four Elements, poet and philosopher John O'Donohue draws upon his Celtic heritage and the love of his native landscape, the west of Ireland, to weave together a tapestry of beautifully evoked images of nature.

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  • DNA (School Edition) by Dennis Kelly
    DNA (School Edition) (Paperback) Dennis Kelly

    A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where's the incentive to put things right? DNA is a poignant and, sometimes, hilarious tale with a very dark heart.

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  • Sister Outsider by Professor Audre Lorde
    Sister Outsider (English, Paperback) Professor Audre Lorde

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. ...

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

    Introduced by Robert Macfarlane

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  • Things I Don't Want to Know by Deborah Levy
    Things I Don't Want to Know (English, Paperback) Deborah Levy

    Presents a response to George Orwell's 'Why I Write'. Taking Orwell's famous list of motives for writing as the jumping-off point for a sequence of reflections on the writing life, this is a companion not just to Orwell's essay, but also to the author's own, essential oeuvre.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • The Art and Making of The Greatest Showman by Signe Bergstrom
    The Art and Making of The Greatest Showman (English, Hardback) Signe Bergstrom

    Go behind the scenes of The Greatest Showman, and discover the work that brought to life the inspiring story of legendary impresario P.T. Barnum.

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  • Tree and Leaf by J. R. R. Tolkien
    Tree and Leaf (Paperback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    Repackaged to feature Tolkien's own painting of the Tree of Amalion, this collection includes his famous essay, `On Fairy-stories' and the story that exemplifies this, `Leaf by Niggle', together with the poem `Mythopoeia' and the verse drama, `The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth', which tells of the events following the disastrous Battle of Maldon.

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  • My Boy Jack (TV Tie-in) by David Haig
    My Boy Jack (TV Tie-in) (English, Paperback) David Haig

    On the eve of the First World War, Rudyard Kipling is determined to send his myopic son, Jack, to the warfront, resulting in devastating bitter conflict for himself and his family.

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