325 books (17 pages) in this category

'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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A Civil War Captain and His Lady

A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat

by Gene Barr

<p>A True “Cold Mountain” from the Northern Perspective </p> <p>More than 150 years ago, 27-year-old Irish immigrant Josiah Moore met 19-year-old Jennie Lindsay, a member of one of Peoria, Illinois’s most prominent families. The Civil War had ...

ISBN: 9781611212914

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781448182695

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781776595211

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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><i>A Web of Friendship</i> is a collection of Christina Stead's ...

ISBN: 9780522862041

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A Week on the Broads

Four Victorian gents at sail on a Norfolk gaffer in 1889

by Mr 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 World Gone Mad

by Astrid Lindgren

One of the twentieth century's greatest children's writers - and the creator of Pippi Longstocking - reveals her very personal experience of the Second World War ...

ISBN: 9781782273073

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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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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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Art Of The Wasted Day The

by Patricia Hampl

Modern life only seems to become increasingly hectic and stressful, as we try to cram more into each day. In her sparkling new book, acclaimed author Patricia Hampl argues for the necessity of daydreaming and leisure in our over-amped ...

ISBN: 9780525429647

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Artist's War: The Art and Letters of Morris & Alice Meredith Williams


ISBN: 9780750982382

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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, ...

ISBN: 9781843178316

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Big Bang Theory Hardcover Ruled Journal

by Insight Editions

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ISBN: 9781608876129

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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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Bitterness and Salvation

by Fred Daniels

<p>Nathan is a young, impressionable boy who is saved from the Nazis by Catholic gentiles in his homeland, Holland. But in order to survive he must learn to be a good Catholic and undergo baptism. From there it is only a small leap to begin his ...

ISBN: 9789652298423

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Bob Ross: A Journal

"Don't be afraid to go out on a limb, because that's where the fruit is"

by Bob Ross

ISBN: 9780762491698

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Boy in the Blitz

by Colin Perry

<p>This is almost all of what survives of a journal Colin Perry kept between March and November 1940, when he was eighteen years old, written in his home in Tooting and in the City of London where he worked. The journal was never intended for ...

ISBN: 9781445612324

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Breaking the Code

Westminster Diaries 1992-2007

by Gyles Brandreth

<div>Brandreth - MP for Chester and government whip - enjoyed a ringside seat at the great political events of the 1990s, from the fall of Margaret Thatcher to the election of Tony Blair. With candid descriptions of the key figures of the era, ...

ISBN: 9781849549158

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