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A Book of Verses

by William Ernest Henley

<p>This early work by William Ernest Henley was originally published in 1893 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'A Book of Verses' is an anthology of Henley's beautiful and moving poetry that includes the 'In

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A Bowl of Mysteries: Poetry Ireland Introductions 2017

by Paul Lenehan

<p>Poetry Ireland Introductions is a collection of poetry from the very best of Ireland's emerging poets for 2017, as chosen by Poetry Ireland, the national poetry organisation. Along with a pair of superb poems, each poet provides an intriguing

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A Boy’s Will

by Robert Frost

<p>A Boy’s Will' is the poetry collection that put the world on notice that Robert Frost was going to be an important Poet. His early poems were already exploring the themes and subject matter that would make him America’s best known poet. ...

ISBN: 9781515418757

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A Break in the Journey

by Anne Haverty

<p>Infused with love, pathos, history and ideas, <em>A Break in the Journey</em>, Anne Haverty’s new collection, is a moving exploration of the many kinds of journeys on which life takes us. Haverty has travelled great distances in intellectual ...

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A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare

by Peter Ackroyd

ISBN: 9781849010481

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A Brief Take on the Australian Novel

by Jean-François Vernay

<p>Grab the popcorn, sit back and let the story of Australian literature roll ... From Jean-Francois Vernay, &quot;A Brief Take on the Australian Novel&quot; offers a sweeping view of Australian writing since colonialism. Written from an ...

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A Bright Acoustic

by Philip Gross

<p>In these restlessly exploratory poems and sequences, the space between things is never empty, but alive with messages. Utterly physical even when it is at its most enquiring, Philip Gross’s latest collection contemplates space and sound. Even

ISBN: 9781780373690

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A Cabinet of Greek Curiosities

Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Cradle of Western Civilization

by J. C. McKeown

<p>The ancient Greeks were a wonderful people. They gave us democracy, drama, and philosophy, and many forms of art and branches of science would be inconceivable without their influence. And yet, they were capable of the most outlandish ...

ISBN: 9780199982127

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A Capote Reader

by Truman Capote

'The only four things that interested me were- reading books, going to the movies, tap-dancing and drawing pictures. Then one day I started writing . . .' Truman Capote began writing at the age of eight, and never looked back. <i>A Capote ...

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A Century of Sonnets

The Romantic-Era Revival, 1750-1850

by Paula R. Feldman & Daniel Robinson

<p><em>A Century of Sonnets</em> is a striking reminder that some of the best known and most well-respected poems of the Romantic era were sonnets. It presents the broad and rich context of such favorites as Percy Bysshe Shelley's ...

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A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

by Thomas Middleton

<p>Written for the adult players at the open-air Swan theatre in 1613,<br /> this master-piece of Jacobean city comedy signals its ironic nature<br /> even in the title: chaste maids, like most other goods and people in<br /> London's busiest

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A Chesterton Calendar

by G. K. Chesterton

<p>This vintage book contains G. K. Chesterton’s 1911 work, “A Chesterton Calendar”. This delightful volume contains a quote for each day of the year taken from Chesterton’s various works, all of which take the form of either verse or prose. It ...

ISBN: 9781447487043

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A Child of One's Own

Parental Stories

by Rachel Bowlby

<p>Among the elementary human stories, parenthood has tended to go without saying. Compared to the spectacular attachments of romantic love, it is only the predictable sequel. Compared to the passions of childhood, it is just a background. But ...

ISBN: 9780191501852

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A Choosing

The Selected Poems of Liz Lochhead

by Liz Lochhead

<p>'A career-capturing anthology' - <em>Scottish Review of Books</em></p> <p>'Delightful' - <em>Scotsman</em></p> <p>Liz Lochhead, former Makar (Scotland's Poet Laureate, 2011-2016) is a writer and performer of immense warmth, wit and ...

ISBN: 9780857901040

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A Christmas Carol

Easy Reading Classic Literature

by Charles Dickens

<p>This classic novel has been abridged and adapted into 10 illustrated chapters. This format is ideal for bilingual education - people learning English as a second language (ESL),  English Language Learners (ELL), people of any age intending to

ISBN: 9780848111342

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A Christmas Carol

by Gary Owen & Charles Dickens

<p>The traditional Christmas classic novel by Charles Dickens adapted for the stage by award-winning playwright Gary Owen.</p> <p>Tucked up in his old, decaying house on a cold Christmas Eve, lonely, curmudgeonly Scrooge hears the rattle of ...

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A Christmas Carol (NHB Modern Plays)

Old Vic Stage Version

by Charles Dickens & Jack Thorne

<p>Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, brought to life in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne.</p> <p>On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer ...

ISBN: 9781780019956

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A Christmas Carol (NHB Modern Plays)

RSC stage version

by Charles Dickens & David Edgar

<p>One ghostly Christmas night, cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge gets the fright of his life, discovers the truth about himself, and learns to love his neighbour.</p> <p>This adaptation by David Edgar of the Charles Dickens classic – ...

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A Citizen s Democracy in Authoritarian Times

An American View on the Catalan Drive for Independence

by Thomas S. Harrington

<p>Agents of sedition who are heedlessly destroying Spain s consolidated democracy ? Xenophobes simply interested in protecting their own wealth who are, behind the rhetoric, not that different from the tribal authoritarians coming to the fore ...

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A Civil War of Words

The Cultural Impact of the Great War in Catalonia, Spain, Europe and a Glance at Latin America

by Maximiliano Fuentes, Francesc Montero & Xavier Pla

<p>The Great War did not only mark the history of the twentieth century: to a large extent, the conflict also affected culture and literature in Europe and the rest of the world. This collection of essays aims to provide the reader with a broad ...

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