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1 You Say Potato: A Book About Accents (Hardback)

by Ben Crystal, David Crystal

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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2 Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (Hardback)

by Julia Cresswell

Format: Hardback 400 pages
Published: 30/10/2014

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The Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins includes 1,000 word histories arranged by theme, from food to phobias, and from universe to love.... Read more

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3 The Burglar Caught by a Skeleton: And Other Singular Tales from the Victorian Press (Paperback)

by Jeremy Clay

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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The Bunny Suicides of the 1800s - extraordinary, bizarre and often morbidly funny stories from the depths of the Victorian press. The perfect... Read more

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4 Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love (Hardback)

by James Booth

Format: Hardback 544 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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5 The Ladybird Story: Children's Books for Everyone (Hardback)

by Lorraine Johnson, Brian Alderson

Format: Hardback 224 pages
Published: 30/09/2014

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A history of the Ladybird book series. Read more

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6 Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator (Hardback)

by Jean Findlay

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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C K Scott Moncrieff's celebrated translation of Proust's A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which... Read more

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7 Lewis Carroll: The Man and his Circle (Hardback)

by Edward Wakeling

Format: Hardback 480 pages
Published: 30/11/2014

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This new biography of Carroll by leading international authority, Edward Wakeling, presents a fresh appraisal of the man based upon his social circle. Read more

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8 Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die (Hardback)

by Alex Werner, The Museum of London Group

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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Using the museum's unrivalled collections of photographs, paintings and original artefacts, this book illuminates the capital city that inspired... Read more

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9 The Essence of the Brontes: A Compilation with Essays (Paperback)

by Muriel Spark

Format: Paperback 328 pages
Published: 26/09/2014

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First published in 1993, this book brings together Muriel Spark's writings on the Bronte sisters, including a selection of their letters and a... Read more

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10 The Waves - Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

by Virginia Woolf, David Bradshaw

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 11/12/2014

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Regarded by many as Woolf's greatest achievement, The Waves follows a set of six friends from childhood to middle age. As the contours of their... Read more

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