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1 Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 - Virago Classic Non-Fiction (Paperback)

by Shirley Williams, Vera Brittain

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 20/04/1978

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* A unique record of one woman's experience of twenty-five of the most cataclysmic years in modern history - and a Virago Classic bestseller -... Read more

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2 Birthday Letters (Paperback)

by Ted Hughes

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 17/03/1999

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With just two exceptions, these 88 poems, in the form of an intimate and candid narrative, are addressed to Sylvia Plath, the American poet to whom... Read more

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3 If This is a Man/The Truce (Paperback)

by Primo Levi, Stuart Woolf

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 01/01/1988

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Primo Levi's classic memoir of The Camps. Read more

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4 The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor (Hardback)

by Jonathan Rose

Format: Hardback 506 pages
Published: 01/04/2014

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Introduces a Winston Churchill we have not known before. The author explores in tandem Churchill's careers as statesman and author, revealing... Read more

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5 Music at Midnight: The Life and Poetry of George Herbert (Paperback)

by John Drury

Format: Paperback 416 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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Integrates the life and poetry of George Herbert, giving us in Music at Midnight the definitive biography of the man behind some of the most famous... Read more

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6 Alan Turing: The Enigma (Paperback)

by Andrew Hodges

Format: Paperback 624 pages
Published: 05/03/1992

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Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed the Second... Read more

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7 Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949 (Paperback)

by Doris Lessing

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 09/10/1995

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The first volume of the autobiography of Doris Lessing, author of 'The Grass is Singing' and 'The Golden Notebook', and Winner of... Read more

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8 The Autobiography of Alice B.Toklas (Paperback)

by Gertrude Stein

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 26/04/2001

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For Gertrude Stein and her wife Alice B Toklas, life in Paris was based upon the rue de Fleurus and the Saturday evenings and 'it was like a... Read more

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9 The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder,Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary (Paperback)

by Simon Winchester

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 03/06/1999

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The making of the "Oxford English Dictionary" was a monumental 50 year task requiring thousands of volunteers. One of the keenest... Read more

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10 Coleridge: Early Visions (Paperback)

by Richard Holmes

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 05/12/2005

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Winner of the 1989 Whitbread Prize for Book of the Year, this is the first volume of Holmes's seminal two-part examination of Samuel Taylor... Read more

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