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George Orwell Biography: Policeman, Second Lieutenant, The Freedom Fighter in Literature

by Chris Dicker

<p>George Orwell, also known as Eric Arthur Blair, is recognized as one of the most influential writers at the beginning of the 20th century. If you want to learn more about George Orwell&apos;s life, legacy and work, you&apos;ve come to the ...

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George Orwell Illustrated

by Mike Mosher

<p>George Orwell’s story told in full, with a light touch and copious illustrations.&nbsp;With “alternative facts” and newspeak the order of the political day, a growing audience for George Orwell’s work has emerged. Orwell is one of the most ...

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George Orwell: A Life

by Bernard Crick

<p>A sublime essayist and author of the masterful political novels <em>1984</em> and <em>Animal Farm</em>, George Orwell is at least as relevant in the age of Trump and Brexit as he was in his own short lifetime (1903-1950). Both of his classic ...

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George Orwell: A Life in Letters

by George Orwell

<p>Personal as well as political, Orwell's letters offer a fascinating window into the mind of a phenomenal man. We are privy to snatched glimpses of his family life: his son Richard's developing teeth, the death of his wife Eileen, and his own ...

ISBN: 9780241281956

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George Sand

Some Aspects of her Life and Writings

by Rene Doumic

<p><em>&quot;There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved…&quot;</em></p> <p><strong>GEORGE SAND</strong> (1804–1876) was the pseudonym of the French novelist and feminist Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, later Baroness Dudevant. Born

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George Sand

by Martine Reid

<p>The romantic and rebellious novelist George Sand, born in 1804 as Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, remains one of France’s most infamous and beloved literary figures. Thanks to a peerless translation by Gretchen van Slyke, Martine Reid’s ...

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Georges Bataille

by Stuart Kendall

<p>Georges Bataille was arguably the greatest influence on the poststructuralist revolution in twentieth-century thought and literature, yet few truly understand his work and legacy. Stuart Kendall now translates the work and life of this ...

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Georgette Heyer Biography

by Jennifer Kloester

<p><strong>_________________________</strong><br /> <strong>The perfect accompaniment to the definitive new editions of Georgette Heyer's celebrated novels that are currently being reissued.</strong></p> <p><strong>A remarkable biography of ...

ISBN: 9781446473368

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Getting Carter

Ted Lewis and the Birth of Brit Noir

by Nick Triplow

ISBN: 9781843448822

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Glorious Apollo

A Novel of Lord Byron

by E Barrington

<p>“Mad, bad and dangerous to know…”&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Caroline Lamb’s fatal description would follow Byron to his grave.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> He might have been among the greatest of English poets. But the bad luck of the Byron's had plagued him

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Goethe

His Life and Times

by Richard Friedenthal

<p>The study of Goethe's life is a task that each generation must undertake anew. Thus writes Richard Friedenthal, author of this rich biography. Spanning eight momentous decades of war, revolution, and social upheaval, Goethe's life reveals ...

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Goethe: A Very Short Introduction

by Ritchie Robertson

<p>In 1878 the Victorian critic Matthew Arnold wrote: 'Goethe is the greatest poet of modern times... because having a very considerable gift for poetry, he was at the same time, in the width, depth, and richness of his criticism of life, by far

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Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

by Rüdiger Safranski

<p><strong>This “splendid biography” (<em>Wall Street Journal</em>) of Goethe presents his life and work as an essential touchstone for the modern age.</strong></p> <p>A masterful intellectual portrait, <em>Goethe: Life as a Work of Art</em> is

ISBN: 9780871404916

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Going Solo

by Roald Dahl

Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!<BR><BR>As a young man, Roald Dahl's adventures took him from London to East Africa, until the Second World War began and he became a RAF pilot.<BR><BR>You'll read ...

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Going Solo

The Centenary Collection

by Roald Dahl

<p><strong>In 1918, the RAF was established as the world's first independent air force. To mark the 100th anniversary of its creation, Penguin are publishing the Centenary Collection, a series of six classic books highlighting the skill, heroism

ISBN: 9781405937542

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Going Up

To Cambridge and beyond - A Writer's Memoir

by Frederic Raphael

<p>The manager's name was Love. His first- floor flat was diagonally across the private road and the rose beds from ours. Each weekday morning, at eight fifteen, he hooked open his lattice-paned bedroom window and did exercises, in a white ...

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Gonzo: The Life Of Hunter S. Thompson

by Jann Wenner & Corey Seymour

<p>Few American lives are stranger or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channelling his energy into such landmark works as FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS - and his provocative style ...

ISBN: 9780748108497

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Good Grief

by Lolae Joline Lambert

<p>Good Grief is a story expressed in letters about committed love, disappointments, triumphs, romance, loss, and renewal.</p> <p>For more information on &quot;Good Grief&quot; visit <a ...

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Goodbye To All That: Popular Penguins

by Robert Graves

In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days, to his time serving as a young officer in the ...

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Goodbye To All ThatPenguin Essentials

by Robert Graves

<b>'There has been a lot of fighting hereabouts. The trenches have made themselves rather than been made, and run inconsequently in and out of the big thirty-foot high stacks of bricks; it is most confusing. The parapet of a trench which we ...

ISBN: 9780241951415

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