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"Without fear and with a manly heart"

The Great War Letters and Diaries of Private James Herbert Gibson

by L. Iris Newbold & K. Bruce Newbold

<p>Private James Herbert (Herb) Gibson was 26 years old when he volunteered for service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in the First World War. Born near Perth, Ontario and descended from Scottish settlers, Gibson enlisted against his ...

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'Dearest Squirrel…'

The Intimate Letters of John Osborne and Pamela Lane

by John Osborne & Pamela Lane

<p><strong>A completely fresh insight into the mind of one of the UK’s greatest playwrights, the letters between John Osborne and his first wife, actress Pamela Lane, are also a love letter to a now defunct system of repertory theatre, and life ...

ISBN: 9781786823939

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“All My Darlings”

A Victorian Family in Their Own Words

by Patricia Neate

<p><em>My aim … to rescue from oblivion the lives of ordinary people</em> – Athol Fugard</p> <p>In 2005, Patricia Neate inherited a dusty Regency desk that had once belonged to her husband's great grandfather, George Augustus Macirone. Sagging ...

ISBN: 9781789012521

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A Claxton Diary

Further Field Notes from a Small Planet

by Mark Cocker

<p>For seventeen years, as part of his daily writerly routine, the author and naturalist Mark Cocker has taken a two-mile walk down to the river from his cottage on the edge of the Norfolk Broads National Park. Over the course of those 10,000 ...

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A Collection of Essays

by Thomas Love Peacock

<p>This volume contains a collection of interesting essays by Thomas Love Peacock and other writers, including Virginia Woolf. The essays include: “The Satirists and Fantastics”, “The Four Ages of Poetry”, “Recollections of Childhood”, “The Last

ISBN: 9781528785471

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A Journey Through the Cycling Year

by The Cycling Podcast

<p>Readers as well as listeners can now embark on a journey through the cycling year with The Cycling Podcast, which has been entertaining and informing fans since 2013.</p> <p>Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe share their diaries ...

ISBN: 9781473555600

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A Passionate Apprentice

The Early Journals 1897-1909

by Virginia Woolf

<p>A Passionate Apprentice comprises the first years of Virginia Woolf's Journal - from 1879 to 1909. Beginning in early January, when Woolf was almost fifteen, the pages open at a time when she was slowly recovering from a period of madness ...

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A Residence in France

With an Excursion up the Rhine, and a Second Visit to Switzerland

by James Fenimore Cooper

In spite of the fact that he is the author of many quintessentially American novels, including The Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper spent a significant portion of his life in France, where he moved his family in the hopes of boosting ...

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A Velocity of Being

Letters to A Young Reader

by Maria Popova

<p><b>Age range 10+</b></p><p>An expansive collection of love letters to books, libraries, and reading, from a wonderfully eclectic array of thinkers and creators.</p><p>In these pages, some of today’s most wonderful culture-makers—writers, ...

ISBN: 9781592702282

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A Web of Friendship

Selected Letters (1928-1973)

by Christina Stead

<p>'I am not a born writer, but I must say that when I have actually launched myself I get the profoundest and most passionate satisfaction from writing.'—Christina Stead</p> <p><em>A Web of Friendship</em> is a collection of Christina Stead's ...

ISBN: 9780522871388

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A Week on the Broads

Four Victorian gents at sail on a Norfolk gaffer in 1889

by S. K. Baker

<p>During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the Norfolk Broads. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded ...

ISBN: 9781472945143

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A Woman Young and Passionate - A Collection of Essays, Excerpts and Writings on Emily Brontë

John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolfe, Mrs Gaskell, Arthur Symons and Others

by Various

<p>A collection of essays, excerpts and assorted writing on the subject of Emily Brontë by such notable writers as John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Mrs Gaskell, and others. Emily Jane Brontë (1818 – 1848), also known under the pseudonym Ellis ...

ISBN: 9781528785099

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AJ Cronin

The Man who Created Dr Finlay

by Alan Davies

A.J. Cronin, author of some of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the creator of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly overlooked by literary biographers. In this, the first full-length life of this eminent but often neglected writer,

ISBN: 9781846882647

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An Angler's Journal

by Editors of Quiet Fox Designs

This handy journal keeps track of everything a dedicated fisherman needs to know in one organized place. Record essential fishing trip information for future reference-locations, companions, weather, equipment used, lures used, and fish caught. ...

ISBN: 9781641780803

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Anna Haag and her Secret Diary of the Second World War

A Democratic German Feminists Response to the Catastrophe of National Socialism

by Edward Timms

<p>How was it possible for a well-educated nation to support a regime that made it a crime to think for yourself? This was the key question for the Stuttgart-based author Anna Haag (1888–1982), the democratic feminist whose anti-Nazi diaries are

ISBN: 9783035397611

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Aunt Epp's Guide for Life

From Chastity to Copper Kettles, Musings of a Victorian Lady

by Elspeth Marr

<p>Aunt Epp penned her life lessons, which form a fascinating glimpse of Victorian life, over sixty years. Sassy and opinionated, Aunt Epp was not afraid to voice her views and give her advice on topics ranging from gingerbread to genitals, ...

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Baking Journal, The:A Scrapbook for Bakers

A Scrapbook for Bakers

by Magma

ISBN: 9781856699785

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Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce

The Tangled Life of a Toddington Landlady

by Richard Hart & Paul Brown

<p>A bundle of passionate but unclaimed love letters written a century ago and found in a London bank vault have led to the uncovering of an extraordinary story. Research has revealed the adventures of a spirited young woman who by the standards

ISBN: 9780750991841

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Bill Lancaster: The Final Verdict

The Life and Death of an Aviation Pioneer

by Ralph Barker

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Captain William Lancaster was the subject of public attention and controversy during his life as a record-breaking flyer, because of his love affair with Jessie ‘Chubbie’ Miller (dubbed “the Australian Aviatrix”) and as the ...

ISBN: 9781473855847

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Bird-Bent Grass

A Memoir, in Pieces

by Kathleen Venema

<p><em>Bird-Bent Grass</em> chronicles an extraordinary mother–daughter relationship that spans distance, time, and, eventually, debilitating illness. Personal, familial, and political narratives unfold through the letters that Geeske Venema-de ...

ISBN: 9781771122924

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