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1 Quite A Good Time to be Born: A Memoir: 1935-1975 (Hardback)

by David Lodge

Format: Hardback 496 pages
Published: 29/01/2015

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The only child in a lower-middle-class family, who got his artistic genes from his musician father and his Catholic faith from his mother, the... Read more

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2 500 Words You Should Know (Hardback)

by Caroline Taggart

Format: Hardback 192 pages
Published: 25/09/2014

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Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in intellectual badinage or been discombobulated by tricky diction? Arranged thematically,... Read more

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3 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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4 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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5 New Oxford Spelling Dictionary (Hardback)

Format: Hardback 608 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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This dictionary is both a quick reference for spelling and an authoritative guide to recommended word breaks, whether on paper or in electronic... Read more

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6 The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century (Hardback)

by Steven Pinker

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this book about the modern... Read more

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7 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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8 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors (Hardback)

Format: Hardback 448 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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Drawing on the expertise of the Oxford Dictionaries department, this revised edition of the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors provides... Read more

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9 Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (Hardback)

by Elizabeth Knowles

Format: Hardback 1168 pages
Published: 18/09/2014

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A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present. Find that... Read more

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10 Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (Hardback)

by David Crystal

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 18/09/2014

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How has the English language developed over time? How have words entered the English language, or changed their meaning? David Crystal takes us on a... Read more

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