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The Autobiography of Henry VIII: A Novel


With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers

Margaret George


Pan 2012
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Described by the historical biographer Alison Weir as 'a stunning tour de force', this novel combines great storytelling with an extraordinary grasp oDescribed by the historical biographer Alison Weir as 'a stunning tour de force', this novel combines great storytelling with an extraordinary grasp of the pleasures and perils of power to give a vivid portrait of Henry, 'with notes by his Fool, Will Somers'. ...more
 

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My Secret History


A Novel

Paul Theroux


Penguin 2011
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Roughly following the course of Theroux's own life, the greedy and self-centred Andre Parent progresses from gun-toting coming-of-age in MassachusettsRoughly following the course of Theroux's own life, the greedy and self-centred Andre Parent progresses from gun-toting coming-of-age in Massachusetts to teaching with the peace corps in Africa, then on to a duplicitous life of travel, writing and women. First published in 1989, when the Sunday Times's critic wrote 'Theroux's best fiction to date ... combines the surfaces of memoir and travelogue with cunning fiction'. ...more
 

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Father Brown set


Five volumes

GK Chesterton


Penguin 2013
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GK Chesterton's improbable super-sleuth, the little Roman Catholic priest with wonderful powers of observation, intuition and reasoning, made his firsGK Chesterton's improbable super-sleuth, the little Roman Catholic priest with wonderful powers of observation, intuition and reasoning, made his first appearance in The Blue Cross, published The Story-Teller magazine in 1910. Chesterton condensed a world of paradox, profundity and surprises into his stories and 100 years later they are as entertaining as ever. This set contains all five collections: The Innocence ..., The Wisdom ..., The Incredulity ..., The Secret ... and The Scandal of Father Brown. This set of five books is exclusive to Postscript - set counts as one volume. ...more
 

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The Exegesis of Philip K Dick



Pamela Jackson

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011
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About Face



Donna Leon


Atlantic 2009
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This is the 18th of Donna Leon's popular crime novels featuring the kindly and scrupulous Commissario Guido Brunetti and his adventures in the opulentThis is the 18th of Donna Leon's popular crime novels featuring the kindly and scrupulous Commissario Guido Brunetti and his adventures in the opulent heights and forbidding depths of Venetian society. Brunetti tackles a suspicious death somehow linked to the illegal hauling of the garbage piled high in the city's streets. ...more
 

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The Cranford Chronicles



Elizabeth Gaskell


Vintage 2007
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Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm



Stella Gibbons


Vintage 2011
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Writers Talk


Conversations with Contemporary British Novelists

Philip Tew; Fiona Tolan; Leigh Wilson

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Continuum 2008
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Twentieth-Century Poetic Translation


Literary Cultures in Italian and English

Daniela Caselli; Daniela la Penna

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Continuum 2008
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Tony Kushner's Angels in America



Ken Nielsen


Continuum 2008
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Tom Stoppard's Arcadia



John Fleming


Continuum 2008
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Tolstoy


A Guide for the Perplexed

Jeff Love


Continuum 2008
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Survivors of a Kind


Memoirs of the Western Front

Brian Bond


Continuum 2008
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In this original study, Brian Bond argues that many memoirs of the First World War are not only literary masterpieces, but are also of great value to In this original study, Brian Bond argues that many memoirs of the First World War are not only literary masterpieces, but are also of great value to historians. He examines a range of authors and works, demonstrating the remarkable variety of combat experiences and post- war reflections, whether poets like Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon and Edmund Blunden who were traumatized by trench warfare, or warriors and 'Fire-Eaters' such as Lord Reith and Alf Pollard who enjoyed the war. ...more
 

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Shelley's Frankenstein



Graham Allen


Continuum 2008
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Shakespearean Metaphysics



Michael Witmore


Continuum 2008
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