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1 Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West (Hardback)

by Matthew Dennison

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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Aristocrat, literary celebrity, 'Rose Queen', devoted wife, lesbian, recluse, iconoclast - Vita Sackville-West was many things, but she was... Read more

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

by James Booth

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

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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 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 Islam and Romanticism: Muslim Currents from Goethe to Emerson (Paperback)

by Jeffrey Einboden

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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A sweeping new work revealing Islam's influence on literary Romanticism, mapping the impact of Muslim sources on the West's most seminal... Read more

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9 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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10 The Immortal Evening (Hardback)

by Stanley Plumly

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 07/11/2014

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A window onto the lives of the Romantic poets through the re-creation of one legendary night in 1817. Read more

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