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1 The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life (Hardback)

by John Carey

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 20/03/2014

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Best known for his provocative take on cultural issues in The Intellectuals and the Masses and What Good Are the Arts?, the author describes the... Read more

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2 Dreams of the Good Life: The Life of Flora Thompson and the Creation of Lark Rise to Candleford (Hardback)

by Richard Mabey

Format: Hardback 240 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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Revealing how a formidable imagination can arise from the humblest of beginnings, this title paints a poignant, unforgettable portrait of a... Read more

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3 Metamorphoses - Clothbound Classics (Hardback)

by Ovid, David Raeburn

Format: Hardback 768 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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4 William S. Burroughs: A Life (Hardback)

by Barry Miles

Format: Hardback 736 pages
Published: 06/02/2014

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Authoritative biography of cult writer William Burroughs (1914-1997). Read more

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5 Shakespeare and Me: 38 Great Writers, Actors and Directors on What the Bard Means to Them - and Us (Hardback)

by Susannah Carson, Harold Bloom

Format: Hardback 528 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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With original work from Ralph Fiennes, James Franco, Dame Margaret Drabble, Isabel Allende and Sir Ben Kingsley, among others Read more

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6 Deep Magic, Dragons and Talking Mice: How Reading C.S. Lewis Can Change Your Life (Hardback)

by Alister McGrath

Format: Hardback 225 pages
Published: 10/04/2014

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7 George Orwell: English Rebel (Hardback)

by Robert Colls

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 13/02/2014

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A journey through the life and thought of George Orwell, from public school satirist and imperial policeman to Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty Four. Read more

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8 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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9 Kipling and the Sea (Hardback)

by Rudyard Kipling, Andrew Lycett

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 28/02/2014

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Edited and with a commentary by Kipling expert and author of the much-praised Kipling Abroad, Kipling and the Sea illuminates a side of... Read more

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