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A Study in Solitude

The Life of Leopardi - Poet, Romantic and Radical

by Iris Origo

<p><strong>An extremely moving account of the lonely life of the unloved and tragic genius - described as &quot;the greatest modern Italian poet&quot;</strong></p> <p><em>'Love me, by God; I need love, love, love, fire, enthusiasm, life. The ...

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A Study of George Orwell

The Man and His Works

by Christopher Hollis

<p><strong>An examination of Orwell’s life and body of work, by a fellow author who knew him personally.</strong></p> <p>Christopher Hollis knew Eric Blair—who would eventually become known to the world as George Orwell—during his schooldays at

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A Talent for Living: Josephine Pinckney and the Charleston Literary Tradition

by Bellows, Barbara L.

<P>Josephine Pinckney (1895--1957) was an award-winning, best-selling author whose work critics frequently compared to that of Jane Austen, Edith Wharton, and Isak Dinesen. Her flair for storytelling and trenchant social commentary found ...

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A Thickness of Particulars

The Poetry of Anthony Hecht

by Jonathan F. S. Post

<p>A Thickness of Particulars: The Poetry of Anthony Hecht is the first book-length study of one of the great formal poets of the later twentieth century (1923-2004). Making use of Hecht's correspondence, which the author edited, it situates ...

ISBN: 9780191071355

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A Tramp Abroad

by Mark Twain

<p>A Tramp Abroad is a work of travel literature, including a mixture of autobiography and fictional events, by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880. The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris (a character created ...

ISBN: 9783962555955

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A Turbulent, Seditious and Factious People

John Bunyan and His Church

by Christopher Hill

<p>Preacher, Soldier, Rebel: Who was the author of Pilgrim’s Progress, one of the most influential books ever written?</p> <p>John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress is one of the most significant works of English literature. Translated into more than

ISBN: 9781784786878

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A Wayward Quest

The Autobiography of Theresa Helburn

by Theresa Helburn

<p>A WAYWARD QUEST, which was first published in 1960, is the autobiography of a woman who for forty years was one of the most important figures in the American theater—and who loved every minute of it. Small, vivacious, imaginative, Theresa ...

ISBN: 9781789120097

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A Wife's Heart

The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

by Kerrie Davies

<p>An innovative, imaginative work of biography, examining Bertha and Henry Lawson's marriage through a modern lens. Henry Lawson is a revered cultural icon, but despite his literary success he descended into poverty and an early death. While ...

ISBN: 9780702259203

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A Wife's Heart: The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

by Kerrie Davies

Henry Lawson is a revered cultural icon, but despite his literary success he descended into poverty and an early death. While many blamed his wife for his decline, Bertha Lawson alleged in April 1903 that Henry was habitually drunk and cruel, ...

ISBN: 9780702259661

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A Wodehouse Handbook

Volume 1

by N T P Murphy

In 1981, Norman Murphy caused a minor stir in literary circles when he published In Search of Blandings, which demonstrated that many of P.G. Wodehouse's legendary characters and settings were based on fact. In the two volumes of A Wodehouse ...

ISBN: 9781927592052

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A Woman of Thirty

by Honoré de Balzac

<p>"But, father, he must surely be clever, he must have ability, or he would not be a colonel—"</p> <p>"My dear, Victor will be a colonel all his life.—I have seen no one who appears to me to be worthy of you," the old father added, with a ...

ISBN: 1230001401394

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A World Of Words

by Rafael Lopez

<p>A WORLD OF WORDS is a unique collection of verse penned by a broad range of poets who do not exist, except in the mind and imagination of Rafael Lopez, creator of a world called Eath. That mystical realm will be richly detailed in both poetry

ISBN: 1230002530147

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A Yawoo Life

by Geoffrey Clarke

<p>This Memoir is a work of fiction.&nbsp; Any similarity to events,characters or places in this book is either fictional, or the product of the author’s imagination.&nbsp; Any resemblance to actual persons either dead or alive is purely ...

ISBN: 1230001765144

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A.E. Housman

Hero of the Hidden Life

by Edgar Vincent

<p>A.E. Housman (1859-1936) was both a celebrated poet and the foremost classicist of his day. His poetry was set to music by numerous composers including Arthur Somervell, Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Ivor Gurney, John Ireland ...

ISBN: 9781787440999

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Abelard and Heloise - The Love Letters

by Abelard and Heloise

<p><em>Abelard and Heloise – The Love Letters</em> details one of the worlds most celebrated and tragic love affairs.</p> <p>Through their letters we follow the path of their 12th-century romance, from its ecstatic beginnings when Heloise ...

ISBN: 1230000869775

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Adiós to My Parents

by Héctor Aguilar Camín

<p>It all begins with a faded photograph taken in Chetumal, Mexico in 1938, portraying Emma and Héctor, the parents of Héctor Aguilar Camín, as newlyweds. The author is moved to investigate his family origins, driven by a search for both a ...

ISBN: 9781943156641

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Advertisements for Myself

by Norman Mailer

<p><em>Advertisements for Myself</em> is a comprehensive collection of the best of Norman Mailer's essays, stories, interviews and journalism from the Forties and Fifties, linked by anarchic and riotous autobiographical commentary. Laying bare ...

ISBN: 9780241340462

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Advertisements for Myself; PMC

by Norman Mailer

<i>Advertisements for Myself</i> is a comprehensive collection of the best of Norman Mailer's essays, stories, interviews and journalism from the Forties and Fifties, linked by anarchic and riotous autobiographical commentary. Laying bare the ...

ISBN: 9780241340455

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Africa Day by Day

by ZJ Galos

<p>Book I of Africa Day by Day, entails twelve poems. In ‘Africa of the South’: the continent shaped like a broken heart of an ebony goddess ruling under southern skies, watching over ‘The Big Five’, gold diggers, fortune seekers, and diamond ...

ISBN: 9781301938834

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Africa Day by Day- Book II: Ivory Kills

by ZJ Galos

<p>English and German settlers came to the Eastern Cape in 1920, farming the rich and fecund soil. Local farmhands multiplied and demanded their own land in time. Unrest, violence and bloodshed put an end to a peaceful time. Loss of labour meant

ISBN: 9781301015818

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