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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Jane Austen

by HENRIETTA HEALD

In this absorbing collection of stories and trivia readers will find answers to the amazing and extraordinary aspects of Austen's life, work and legacy. From her development as a world-class author, secrets of her own life and loves, through ...

ISBN: 9781910821121

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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Shakespeare

by JOSEPH PIERCY

A fascinating collection of revelations, quirky characters and other amazing pieces of trivia from the world of Shakespeare's. From the stories behind his well-known plays and poems, through the actors and theatres that have entertained his ...

ISBN: 9781910821060

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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes

by NICK UTECHIN

Ever since Arthur Conan Doyle created the pipe-smoking, deer-stalkered character, Sherlock Holmes, he has become a part of popular culture for generations, and here every aspect of the legendary detective is investigated. Brief, accessible and

ISBN: 9781910821244

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American Notes

by Charles Dickens

<p>Charles Dickens was an English writer, novelist and essayist. The classic of the world literature. The Dickens' creations are referred to heights of realism, but in his novels he reflects sentimental and fabulous origins. Charles Dickens is ...

ISBN: 1230000799270

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American Princess

The Remarkable Life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani

by Laurie Dennett

<p>In An American Princess, Laurie Dennett relates the remarkable story of a New England girl whose wealth, intelligence, and charm took her to the heart of aristocratic and intellectual Europe. Marguerite Chapin (1880-1963) was the product of ...

ISBN: 9780773599932

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An Autobiography

and Other Writings

by Anthony Trollope

<p>This classic study of the working life of a professional writer is one of the best - and also one of the strangest - autobiographies ever written. After a miserable childhood and misspent youth, Trollope turned his life around at the age of ...

ISBN: 9780191662782

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An Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

by Anthony Trollope

<p>Anthony Trollope was a British writer who is considered to be one of the most prominent authors of the Victorian era.  Trollope created the fictional county of Barsetshire which many of his novels are set in.  Trollope also wrote on the ...

ISBN: 9781518302787

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An Equal Stillness

Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009

by Francesca Kay

<p><strong>Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009</strong></p> <p><strong>Artist, lover, wife, mother: can one woman be them all?</strong></p> <p>Born in 1924, Jennet Mallow grew up with a disillusioned mother and a father haunted by ...

ISBN: 9780297855811

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An Exciting Future

The Story Of Lek, A Bar Girl In Pattaya

by Owen Jones

<p>Lek was born the eldest daughter to a lower middle-class family of rice farmers in northern Thailand. When her father died young and unexpectedly, the family found out that the farm was in hock to the bank.</p> <p>They had to do something ...

ISBN: 1230000311378

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An Odyssey in Blue

An Autobiographical Novel

by Joseph M Labaki

<p>In post-colonial Morocco, among the fragile embers of a newly fledged nation, one shepherd boy from the mountains managed to obtain the unthinkable – an education. Now Europe, along with the opportunity to continue his path of learning, ...

ISBN: 9780992648459

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An Officer's Love Story Volume II

by David T. Hardison

this is a story about love! The world needs love, more than ever now . . . and I need the forgiving grace of God, truly! And the love of Ghee Ghee (Lucy), to move me away from this lonely, hideous hell, to nearer, and nearer heaven! Because ...

ISBN: 9781465362926

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An Open Book 2

My Story

by craig lock

<p>DIARY OF A ROLLING STONE and HOW I HAVE JUST THROWN A DOUBLE SIX TO START A NEW STABLE LIFE.</p> <p>I’m gonna write &quot;till I drop!”</p> <p>If my doctor told me I only had an hour to live, then I'd just type a little ...

ISBN: 1230003029633

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An Unsentimental Bloke

The life and work of C.J. Dennis

by Philip Butterss

<p>The Sentimental Bloke and Doreen are famous characters in Australian popular culture, but their creator deserves to be better known. C.J. Dennis transformed the larrikin from a street thug into a respectable image of Australian identity, and ...

ISBN: 9781743052891

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An Unwritten Novel

by Virginia Woolf

<p>Virginia Woolf is an English writer, one of the leading modernist writers of the twentieth century, and a feminist</p> ...

ISBN: 1230002112992

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AND ANOTHER THING just saying...

by E. Raymond Tatten

<p>Readers have commented, &quot;I read your book in one sitting; I couldn't put it down!&quot; Tatten wondered if it might be too short, but he realized people recognize and enjoy reading about themselves. In this his first collection, ...

ISBN: 6610000150670

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And When Did You Last See Your Father?

by Blake Morrison

<p>First published in 1993, Blake Morrison's And When Did You Last See Your Father? is an extraordinary portrait of family life, father-son relationships and bereavement. It became a best-seller and inspired a whole genre of confessional ...

ISBN: 9781847081612

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Andrew Young

Priest, Poet and Naturalist: A Reassessment

by Richard Omrod & Richard Ormrod

<p>Andrew Young was one of the most original, inventive and paradoxical poets of the twentieth-century. C.S. Lewis called him, ‘A modern Marvell and a modern marvel’, and Philip Larkin remarked that, ‘His works are in no danger of being ...

ISBN: 9780718847227

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Angelic Echoes

Hervé Guibert and Company

by Ralph Sarkonak

<p>In 1990 Hervé Guibert gained wide recognition and notoriety with the publication of &quot;<em>À l'ami qui ne m'a pas sauvé la vie</em> (<em>To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life</em>)&quot;. This novel, one of the most famous AIDS fictions ...

ISBN: 9781487598754

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Anglo-Saxon Britain

by Grant Allen

<p>This little book is an attempt to give a brief sketch of Britain under the early English conquerors, rather from the social than from the political point of view. For that purpose not much has been said about the doings of kings and ...

ISBN: 1230002936963

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Angolan Dawn

A story of a nations agony and hope

by craig lock

<p>The story of a nation’s agony and hope<br /> A true tale of an Angolan migrant miner who goes to ‘e’Goli’, the big city of gold in South Africa.<br /> Also a realistic portrayal of the Angolan conflict in “darkest Africa” through the eyes ...

ISBN: 1230003024966

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