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When times are tough - whether because of illness, bereavement or receiving bad news - it can be hard to find the right words. Help comes in the form of this beautifully packaged gift book, comprising 100 life-affirming poems handpicked by an expert on poetry. Grouping the poems by theme - from 'Heari... read more

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: 9780091958176
: Ebury Press
: Ebury Press
: 171mm X 138mm
: United Kingdom
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: Daisy Goodwin
: 128
: 821.008
: Hardback
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100 Poems to See You Through
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Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in a little intellectual badinage or been discombobulated by tricky diction? 500 Words You Should Know has you covered. This book will inspire the reader to use uncommon words in their correct context, to utilize the English language to its full... read more

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: 9781782432944
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm X 22mm
: United Kingdom
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: Caroline Taggart
: 192
: 428.1
: Hardback
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500 Words You Should Know
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Four of Ibsen's most important plays in superb modern translations, part of the new Penguin Ibsen series. With her assertion that she is 'first and foremost a human being', Nora Helmer sent shockwaves throughout Europe when she appeared in Ibsen's greatest and most fa... read more

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: 9780141194561
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Classics
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Henrik Ibsen
: 400
: 839.8226
: en
: 1
: Paperback
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A Doll's House and Other Plays
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Written when Ernest Hemingway was thirty years old and lauded as the best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Set against th... read more

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: 9780099582564
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage Classics
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Ernest Hemingway
: 352
: 813.52
: Special edition
: Paperback
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A Farewell to Arms
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The enigmatic figure of John Mulgan remains a striking presence in New Zealand culture, his sole novel, Man Alone (1939), one of the classic landmarks of a mature and independent New Zealand literature. His second book, Report on Experience, published posthumously... read more

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: 9780864736932
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 230x150mm
: New Zealand
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: Peter Whiteford
: 317
: Paperback
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A Good Mail: Letters of John Mulgan
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Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee Child. These are just three of eighteen superstar authors who provide fascinating, thrilling, and utterly original perspectives on Sherlock Holmes in this one-of-a-kind book. These modern masters place the sleu... read more

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: 9780812982466
: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
: Bantam USA
: 210mm X 133mm
: United States
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: Laurie R. King & Leslie S Klinger (ed)
: 400
: 813.08720806
: 1011
: Paperback
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A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon
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This fascinating volume brings together all the aspects of C S Lewis's life and thought. It will delight anyone who is interested in C S Lewis and wants to learn more about him. Arranged in alphabetical order The A-Z of C S Lewis begins with The Abolition of Man - a book written in 1943 and described ... read more

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: 9780745955865
: Lion Hudson Plc
: Lion Books
: 198mm X 130mm X 29mm
: United Kingdom
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: Colin Duriez
: 352
: 823.912
: Hardback
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A-Z of C S Lewis: An Encyclopaedia of His Life, Thought and Writings
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A beautifully illustrated edition of a classic, THE ART OF WAR endures enduring popularity among readers. Despite being written so long ago, the theories expressed are still considered shrewd and penetrating, and are used today as a source of insight into office politics, business manage... read more

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: 9781848375758
: Arcturus Publishing Ltd
: Arcturus Publishing Ltd
: 254mm X 210mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sun Tzu
: full colour illustrations throughout
: 128
: 355.02
: Paperback
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Art of War
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The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Mary Norris has spent more than three decades guarding the New Yorker's grand traditions of grammar and usage. Now she brings her vast experience and sharpened pencil to help the rest of us, in a charming language book... read more

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: 9781922182937
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Mary Norris
: 240
: 515
: Hardback
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Between You & Me - Confessions of a Comma Queen
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This is a history of the King James Version of the Bible (known in Britain as the Authorised Version) over the four hundred years from its remote beginnings to the present day. Gordon Campbell, expert in Renaissance literatures, tells the fascinat... read more

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: 9780199693016
: Oxford University Press
: Oxford University Press
: 190mm X 130mm X 19mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gordon Campbell
: 37 b/w illustrations
: 368
: 220.52038
: Paperback
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Nophoto
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John Crace, creator of the Guardian's 'Digested Read' column, hilariously summarises the great - and not so great - classics of modern literature.
John Crace's 'Digested Read' column in The Guardian has rightly acquired a cult ... read more

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: 9780099505457
: Cornerstone
: Arrow Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm X 23mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Crace
: 368
: 828.9207
: Paperback
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Brideshead Abbreviated: The Digested Read of the Twentieth Century
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 Literature

This long-awaited biography, twenty years after the last major account, uncovers Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled. Drawing on a lifetime's study of this prodigiously brilliant figure, Michael Slater explores the personal and emotional life, the high-profile public activities,... read more

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: 9780300170931
: Yale University Press
: Yale University Press
: 198mm X 129mm X 39mm
: United States
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: Michael Slater
: 40 black-&-white illustrations + 60 line drawings
: 720
: 823.8
: Paperback
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Charles Dickens
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