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Charles Dickens of the Westcountry

by Lucy Simister

<p data-version="1.1">Charles Dickens was an abrupt, excitable young man driven to succeed. He would always be distressed by the humiliation he experienced as a young child, at the hands of his frivolous parents. His Parents were well off and ...

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Charles Dickens: His Life and Work

by Stephen Leacock

<p>Stephen Leacock shares the stage with Charles Dickens and Mark Twain as one of the best-loved humorists in the English-speaking world. At the time of its original publication, Leacock's biography of Dickens was widely and enthusiastically ...

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Charles Williams

The Third Inkling

by Grevel Lindop

<p>This is the first full biography of Charles Williams (1886-1945), an extraordinary and controversial figure who was a central member of the Inklings—the group of Oxford writers that included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Charles ...

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Charlotte Bront

by Claire Harman

Raised motherless on remote Yorkshire moors, watching five beloved siblings sicken and die, haunted by unrequited love- Charlotte Bronte's life has all the drama and tragedy of the great Gothic novels it inspired.<BR>Charlotte was a literary ...

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Charlotte Lennox

An Independent Mind

by Susan Carlile

<p>Charlotte Lennox (c.1729-1804) was an eighteenth-century London author whose most celebrated novel, <em>The Female Quixote</em> (1752), is just one of eighteen works published over forty-three years. Her stories of independent women ...

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Chaucer

A European Life

by Marion Turner

<p><strong>A groundbreaking biography that recreates the cosmopolitan world in which a wine merchant’s son became one of the most celebrated of all English poets</strong></p> <p>More than any other canonical English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer ...

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Chaucer

by Adolphus William Ward

Taken from the famous literary biography series English Men of Letters, this is a biography of the 14th century writer Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of The Canterbury Tales. ...

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Chekhov's Letters

Biography, Context, Poetics

by Carol Apollonio, Rosamund Bartlett, Liya Bushkanets & others

<p>Of the thirty volumes in the authoritative Academy edition of Chekhov's collected works, fully twelve are devoted to the writer's letters. This is the first book in English or Russian addressing this substantial—though until now ...

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Chester B. Himes: A Biography

by Lawrence P. Jackson

<p>**Winner of the 2018 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work<br /> A <em>Washington Post</em> Notable Book</p> <p>The definitive biography of the groundbreaking African American author who had an extraordinary legacy on black ...

ISBN: 9780393634136

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Chicago

A Journey Through Life

by Sonya Thompson

<p><em>Chicago: A Journey through Life</em> is an entertaining collection of short stories based on true life events. Readers will be inspired and encouraged to exercise their faith in God, and will find various situations which have some ...

ISBN: 9780997383614

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Childhood

by Nathalie Sarraute

<p>As one of the leading proponents of the <em>nouveau roman</em>, Nathalie Sarraute is often remembered for her novels, including <em>The Golden Fruits</em>, which earned her the Prix international de litterature in 1964. But her carefully ...

ISBN: 9780226922324

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Childhood

by Tove Ditlevsen

Tove Ditlevsen was born in 1917 in a working-class neighbourhood in Copenhagen. Her first volume of poetry was published when she was in her early twenties, and was followed by many more books, including her three brilliant volumes of memoir, ...

ISBN: 9780241391938

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Childhood Years

A Memoir

by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

<p>In <em>Childhood Years</em>, originally published serially in a literary magazine between 1955 and 1956, Tanizaki Jun’ichiro (1886–1965) takes a meandering look back on his early life in Tokyo. He reflects on his upbringing, family, and the ...

ISBN: 9780472123346

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China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People's Republic

by Topping, Audrey Ronning

<P>When the Reverend Halvor Ronning, his sister Thea, and fellow missionary Hannah Rorem set out in 1891 to found a Lutheran mission and school in the interior of China, they could not have foreseen the ways in which that decision would ripple ...

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Christopher Hitchens: The Last Interview

and Other Conversations

by Christopher Hitchens

<p><strong>“If someone says I’m doing this out of faith, I say, Why don’t</strong><br /> <strong>you do it out of conviction?” —CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS</strong></p> <p>One of his generation’s greatest public intellectuals, and perhaps its ...

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Christopher Meredith

by Diana Wallace

<p>This is the first full-length study of the poet, novelist and translator Christopher Meredith, best-known for his novel Shifts (1988), the classic account of post-industrialisation in Wales. It draws on new material from interviews with ...

ISBN: 9781786831163

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Cincinnati Private Eye Protecting Princess Di

by Richard McDonough

<p>Remarkably, Princess Diana of Wales and I actively worked on a case together. She personally contacted my Shamus Detective Agency in 1993 expressing interest to hire me.</p> <p>Princess Diana’s childhood friend, Juli needed to find her 11 ...

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Clouds -Erotic Poetry: CL1-CL8 - Book One

by ZJ Galos

<p>Poems exploring eroticism: In CL1.Image-the life-like picture of a girlfriend aids a lonesome lover’s autoeroticism. Her face becomes as vivid in her lover’s mind as in a teledildonic transfer.CL2.Nightcap-A great boxing event for charity, ...

ISBN: 9781301462391

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Clouds-Erotic Poetry-CL9 & CL10-Book Two

by ZJ Galos

<p>Erotic Poetry CL9. ‘The Sensual Couple’ examines B & Z, a young couple who meet at a student party. Having been abandoned by their accompanying partners, who seek pursue their other love interests, the two strangers start a conversation about

ISBN: 9781301861316

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Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass

<p>*** Original and Unabridged Content. Made available by GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS***</p> <p>Synopsis:<br /> These two articles were reproduced as an e-book by Project Gutenberg in 2008 to supplement &quot;...several articles by Frederick ...

ISBN: 1230002981338

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