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  • Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
    Goodbye to All That (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    In 1929 the author went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This book is an account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life.

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  • Count Belisarius by Robert Graves
    Count Belisarius (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general. This book demonstrates the author's command of an historical subject, creating a picture of a decadent era.

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  • Good-bye to All That by Sir Andrew Motion
    Good-bye to All That (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    There was no patriotism in the trenches. It was too remote a sentiment, and rejected as fit only for civilians. As Blighty, Great Britain was a quiet, easy place to get back to out of the present foreign misery, but as a nation it was nothing. This is the memoir of the First World War.

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  • The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
    The Twelve Caesars (English, Paperback) Suetonius, Robert Graves

    Chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation of the empire under Julius Caesar and Augustus, to the decline into depravity and civil war under Nero and the recovery that came with his successors.

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  • I, Claudius by Robert Graves
    I, Claudius (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    Despised for his weakness and regarded by his family as little more than a stammering fool, the nobleman Claudius quietly survives the intrigues, bloody purges and mounting cruelty of the imperial Roman dynasties.

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  • The Siege And Fall Of Troy by Robert Graves
    The Siege And Fall Of Troy (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    "For centuries, the ancient world was electrified by the story of the ten-year war that brought down the ancient city of Troy and destroyed the lives of countless Greek and Trojan warriors. In the modern world, according to Robert Graves, "English literature, to be properly understood, calls for as close a knowledge of the Trojan War as of the Bible." Here are ambition, greed, cruelty, suffering,...

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  • The Golden Ass by Apuleius
    The Golden Ass (English, Paperback) Apuleius

    The story of The Golden Ass is that of Lucius Apuleius, a young man of good birth who encountered many strange adventures while disporting himself along the roads to Thessaly. Not the least of these occurred when Apuleius offended a priestess of the White Goddess, who turned him into an ass. The tale of how Apuleius dealt with this misfortune and eventually resumed human form is conveyed by Robert...

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  • The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Robert Graves
    The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    The gold standard in Greek mythology, in a dazzling graphic deluxe edition with a new introduction by the bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.

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  • Essays from "Epilogue", 1935-1937 by Laura Riding
    Essays from "Epilogue", 1935-1937 (English, Paperback) Laura Riding, Robert Graves

    The "Epilogue" essays, published when the literary partnership of Laura Riding and Robert Graves was at its height, illustrate their working relationship and the background to their later very different careers.

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  • The White Goddess by Robert Graves
    The White Goddess (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    The definitive edition of one of the more extraordinary and influential books of our time...

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  • Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
    Goodbye to All That (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    In this soldier's story, first published in 1929, poet Robert Graves traces the monumental loss of innocence that occurred as a result of World War I. Written after the war and as Graves was leaving England - he thought, forever - Good-bye to All That bids farewell not only to his birthplace. By the year of his departure, a way of life had ended, and England and the modern world would never be the...

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  • The Anger of Achilles by Homer
    The Anger of Achilles (English, Paperback) Homer, Robert Graves

    War is raging between the Greeks and the Trojans. Achilles, the great warrior champion of the Greek army, is angrily sulking in his tent and refusing to fight, after a row with his leader Agamemnon. But when the Trojan king Hector kills Achilles' beloved friend, he plunges back into the battle to seek his bloody revenge.

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  • War Poems by Robert Graves
    War Poems (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    Robert Graves was a major writer about the Great War in poetry and memoir. War Poems collects all his poems about the War in one volume for the first time, both those written at the time and looking back over a period of years. Uniquely it also includes a previously unpublished manuscript, The Patchwork Flag, making it a major event in war poetry.

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  • The Story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr.Milton: AND The Isles of Unwisdom by Robert Graves
    The Story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr.Milton: AND The Isles of Unwisdom (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    In "The story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr. Milton" (1943) Robert Graves - half a century before Carol Ann Duffy - creates a Mrs for a famous Mr, a Mr who Graves regards as one of the heinous monsters in the English poetic pantheon. Certainly his Mrs Milton is ill-used by a distended genius.

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  • Antigua, Penny, Puce: AND They Hanged My Saintly Billy by Robert Graves
    Antigua, Penny, Puce: AND They Hanged My Saintly Billy (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    "Antigua, Penny, Puce" is a tale of sibling rivalry in which Jane and Oliver fight for posession of a never-issued one-penny stamp from Antigua. "They Hanged my Saintly Billy" tells of Dr William Palmer, a notorious surgeon, racehorse owner and confessed forger who was also a thief.

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  • Some Speculations on Literature, History and Religion by Robert Graves
    Some Speculations on Literature, History and Religion (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    This collection of Robert Graves' essays, written between 1922 and 1972, is organized around the thematic categories of literature, history and religion. It show Graves' intellectual development by presenting the essays chronologically to show how ideas begin and evolve over half a century.

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  • The Complete Poems: v. 2 by Robert Graves
    The Complete Poems: v. 2 (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    Graves's poems have been re-edited in this volume as part of the "Robert Graves Programme". The text restores hundreds of poems that Graves omitted from the canon or overlooked in his continual refinements and, with its scholarly apparatus, should lead to a re-evaluation of his poetic oeuvre.

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  • Sergeant Lamb of the Ninth by Robert Graves
    Sergeant Lamb of the Ninth (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    These two novels are about the life of Sergeant Roger Lamb, a young Dubliner who had served the Royal Welsh Fusiliers during the American War of Independence. They are concerned with the passions and frustrations of a distant war which mirrored many of Graves' own feelings for World War II.

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  • The Big Green Book by Robert Graves
    The Big Green Book (English, Hardback) Robert Graves, Maurice Sendak


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  • On English Poetry by Robert Graves
    On English Poetry (Hardback) Robert Graves $37.12 $39.95
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