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Mario Vargas Llosa

A Life of Writing

by Raymond Leslie Williams

<p>Awarded the Nobel Prize in 2010 at the age of seventy-four, Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has held pivotal roles in the evolution and revolutions of modern Latin American literature. Perhaps surprisingly, no complete history of Vargas ...

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Mark Twain

by Larzer Ziff

<p>Mark Twain towered above the American literary landscape. With a worldwide fame greater than that of statesmen, scientists, or entertainers, Twain was in his own words &quot;the most conspicuous man on the planet.&quot; Now, in this wonderful

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Mark Twain

by Stephen Leacock

<p>This is a most interesting biography of Mark Twain by Canada's own famous classic  &quot;funny man&quot; Stephen Leacock.  The sketch of Mark Twain is an amazing portrait, virile, graphic, loving, and of course humorous. The perfect ...

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Mark Twain and Male Friendship

The Twichell, Howells, and Rogers Friendships

by Peter Messent

<p>This book explores male friendship in America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through Mark Twain and the relationships he had with William Dean Howells, Joseph Twichell, and Henry H. Rogers.</p> ...

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Mark Twain and Money

Language, Capital, and Culture

by Henry B. Wonham, Lawrence Howe, Judith Yaross Lee & others

<p><strong>This groundbreaking volume explores the importance of economics and prosperity throughout Samuel Clemens’s writing and personal life.</strong></p> <p><em>Mark Twain and Money: Language, Capital, and Culture</em> focuses on an ...

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Mark Twain's Speeches

by Mark Twain

<p>Mark Twain's Speeches by Mark Twain</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001144284

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Mark Twain, A Literary Life

by Everett Emerson

<p>Selected by <em>Choice</em> magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title</p> <p>&quot;Mark Twain endures. Readers sense his humanity, enjoy his humor, and appreciate his insights into human nature, even into such painful experiences as ...

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Mark Twain: A Biography

by Albert Bigelow Paine

Albert Bigelow Paine - Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including ...

ISBN: 9786050456264

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Mary Shelley

by Miranda Seymour

<p>Mary Shelley's own life was as dramatic as her fiction. Even had she not (at the age of 19) authored <i>Frankenstein</i>, one of the greatest horror fables in literature, she would be crucial to the study of Romanticism, as the daughter of ...

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Mary Shelley Biography: The Birth of Frankenstein, Rumors and More

by Chris Dicker

<p>Mary Shelley crafted the legendary story of Frankenstein as a ghost story at first. However, the main theme of Frankenstein was seeded long before that. She had this strong drive and interest for supernatural and alchemy. Both of her parents ...

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Mates

by Gregory Bryan

Henry Lawson gave voice to a uniquely Australian identity and much of the Australian ethos of mateship was developed in his writing. Lawson authority Gregory Bryan has written a fascinating dual biography of Henry Lawson and his great mate and ...

ISBN: 9781742579825

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Mates: The Friendship That Sus

by Bryan Dr Gregory

This well written book is a dual biography of two prominent Australian poets: Henry Lawson and his best friend Jim Grahame. Lawson believed that Grahamersquo;s writing was far superior to his own. Written based on historical facts and from ...

ISBN: 9781742578873

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Maxims and Reflections

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

<p>Defects are perceived only by one who has no love; therefore, to see them, a man must become uncharitable, but not more so than is necessary for the purpose.</p> ...

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Maya - Illusion

The Story Of Lek, A Bar Girl In Pattaya

by Owen Jones

<p>Lek was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family. She did not expect to do anything any different from the other girls in her class in the northern rice belt of Thailand.</p> <p>Typically that would be: work in the ...

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Maya Angelou

Adventurous Spirit

by Prof Linda Wagner-Martin

<p>A comprehensive biographical and critical reading of the works of American poet and memoirist Maya Angelou (1928-2014). Linda Wagner-Martin covers all six of Angelou's autobiographies, as well as her essay and poetry collections, while also ...

ISBN: 9781501307874

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Maya Angelou

by Dr. Ruth Carr

<p>Maya Angelou</p><p>Understanding the Life and Teachings of A True American Author, Poet, and Civil Rights Leader</p><p>By Dr. Ruth Carr</p><p>When we think of poetry and writing, a few names come to mind. Shakespeare, of course. Robert Frost,

ISBN: 9781370125395

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Me. You. Not a Diary

The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller

by Dawn French

<h2>'A mellow, gentle read with a lot of words of wisdom' <em>Independent</em></h2> <h2><strong><em>Me You</em> is a pocket diary without the diary part. Or the pocket.</strong></h2> <p><em>Me You: Not A Diary</em> is everything you loved ...

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Measure of the Rule

by Douglas Lochhead & Robert Barr

<p>Robert Barr has been almost completely overlooked by critics and anthologists of Canadian literature, in part because, although he was educated in Canada, he spent most of his life in the United States and England. However, since most of his ...

ISBN: 9781442633308

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Meatless Days

Introduction by the winner of the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Kamila Shamsie

by Sara Suleri

<p>**'**<strong>Some of the more heart-shaking writing about love and grief I've ever read' Kamila Shamsie, from the introduction</strong></p> <p><em>Meatless Days</em> is a searing memoir of life in the newly-created country of Pakistan. When ...

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Medieval Studies and the Ghost Stories of M. R. James

by Patrick J. Murphy

<p>Montague Rhodes James authored some of the most highly regarded ghost stories of all time—classics such as “Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad” that have been adapted many times over for radio and television and have never gone out of ...

ISBN: 9780271079578

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