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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
    The Prince (English, Paperback) Niccolo Machiavelli

    Classic, Renaissance-era guide to acquiring and maintaining political power. Today, nearly 500 years after it was written, this calculating prescription for autocratic rule continues to be much read and studied.

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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Flavor Bible by Karen Page
    The Flavor Bible (English, Hardback) Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg

    Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe--it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience, the authors present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish.

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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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  • Repeal the 8th by Una Mullally
    Repeal the 8th (Paperback) Una Mullally

    Abortion is illegal in almost every circumstance in Ireland, making it the only democracy in the western world to have such a constitutional ban. * Any woman or girl who procures an abortion, or anyone who assists a woman to procure an abortion in Ireland can be criminalised and imprisoned for up to fourteen years.

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  • Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale
    Blue Stockings (English, Paperback) Jessica Swale

    A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women's suffrage.

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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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  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
    Macbeth (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Encompasses witchcraft, bloody murder, and ghostly apparitions. This work tells the tragedy of a good, brave and honourable man turned into the personification of evil by the workings of unreasonable ambition.

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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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  • 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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  • A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller
    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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