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Biography: literary

Paperback. This is an absorbing account of the life and work of one of Russia's most inventive and exuberant novelists and playwrights. Series: Critical Lives. Num Pages: 208 pages, 25 black and white. BIC Classification: BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 200 x 16. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
Reaktion Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780237411
ISBN
9781780237411
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.76

Paperback. Beatrix Potter, born into a wealthy London family, became a passionate country woman and skilled farmer in the northern countryside, where her characters were brought vividly to life by the genius of her words and pictures. This work introduces readers to the world of this remarkable author. Editor(s): Knappett, Gill. Series: Pitkin Biographical. Num Pages: 32 pages, 41 colour and 20 black and white images. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 242 x 5. Weight in Grams: 148.
Publisher
Pitkin Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841652436
ISBN
9781841652436
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.06

Hardcover. This book explores the rich philosophical content of the writings of Jonathan Swift. It discusses these philosophical topics against their ideengeschichtliche background and demonstrates that Swift's work offers starting points for philosophical reflection that are still topical today. Editor(s): Potzsch, Janelle. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JD; 3JF; BGL; DNF; HBJD1; HPCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 248 x 28. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498521536
ISBN
9781498521536
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 97.43
€ 80.26

Paperback. Sir Walter Scott's two-volume biography of the great Irish satirist Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), first published in 1826. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies. Num Pages: 268 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BGL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 350.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Cambridge University Press Cambridge
Number of pages
268
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
SKU
KMR0005956
ISBN
9781108034197
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 17.95

Hardcover. A comprehensive illustrated biography of Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese-American artist, poet and author of the best-selling inspirational fiction The Prophet. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 170. .
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786695277
ISBN
9781786695277
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 22.14

Hardcover. Series: Armchair Traveller. BIC Classification: 1DST; BGL; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 117 x 213 x 16. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909961388
ISBN
9781909961388
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.23

Hardcover. BIC Classification: BGLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 1565.
Publisher
Faber Childrens
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Limited edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571335817
ISBN
9780571335817
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 229.93

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BGL. Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Fleet
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349005409
ISBN
9780349005409
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.89

Paperback. Translator(s): Sartarelli, Stephen. Num Pages: 244 pages. BIC Classification: BGL; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 101. .
Publisher
New Directions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811222105
ISBN
9780811222105
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 14.79

Hardcover. A biography of one of the most impressive and influential figures of nineteenth-century Scotland, Num Pages: 288 pages, 16 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 702.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748611850
ISBN
9780748611850
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 140.33

Paperback. The blokes were writers who revitalized British drama, fiction, poetry, and criticism. When Britain was in the economic doldrums, when its supply of great authors was dwindling after World War II, they rebuilt a world-class reputation. This book looks at how these writers, and others, transformed British heritage. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; AN; BGL; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 143 x 15. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441169815
ISBN
9781441169815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 24.05

Hardcover. Analysing the form and influence of Ruskin's social theory, this book looks at Ruskin's significant contribution to social and intellectual thought in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It also examines the chronological development of Ruskin's thought and establishes the extent of his influence among the nascent labour movement. Series: International Library of Historical Studies. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BGL; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 134 x 30. Weight in Grams: 499.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845113490
ISBN
9781845113490
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 124.46

Hardcover. A new, corrected and enlarged edition of the record of James Boswell's quest over more than twenty years to amplify his knowledge of his major biographical subject, Samuel Johnson. Editor(s): Waingrow, Marshall. Series: The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell. Num Pages: 600 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; BJ. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 954.
Publisher
Edinburgh Univ Pr
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748613847
ISBN
9780748613847
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 149.48

Paperback. A biography of Lenin. It examines his legacy in the light of the complete and total collapse of the ideology he espoused. It seeks to separate the myth from the fact, and let the real Lenin emerge from behind the opposing shrouds of deification and condemnation, revealing the creator of the 20th century's most influential yet bloodthirsty beliefs. Series: Life & Times. Num Pages: 192 pages, 20. BIC Classification: BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905791262
ISBN
9781905791262
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 14.76

Paperback. The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGL; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Fleet
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
9780349005300
ISBN
9780349005300
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.56

Hardcover. Offers an account of the life of the great English poet and pamphleteer John Milton in his quarter centenary year. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 242 x 44. Weight in Grams: 774. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapperFirst edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KEX0303332
ISBN
9780747584254
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 25.00

Paperback. Villa Diodati. 1816. In a villa on the shore of Lake Geneva, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, and his young wife Mary, gathered for the summer. For three glittering months, this party of young bohemians would share their lives, charged with sexual and artistic tensions. Num Pages: 464 pages, 16 pages of black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847678720
ISBN
9781847678720
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.04

Paperback. The only oral, composite biography of Jack Kerouac. Being reissued, with a revised introduction,in the year of the film of his most famous novel, On the Road. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 252. An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac. 368 pages, Illustrations, ports. The only oral, composite biography of Jack Kerouac. Being reissued, with a revised introduction,in the year of the film of his most famous novel, On the Road. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BGL. Dimension: 195 x 129 x 24. Weight: 250.
Edition
Main
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857867643
ISBN
9780857867643
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.58

Hardcover. No one is more responsible for Britain's current obsession with celebrity culture than the late, great gossip columnist Nigel Dempster (1941-2007). For a quarter of a century, as the editor of the Daily Mail's diary, he was the man perfectly placed and qualified to record - and accelerate - the end of the age of deference.. Num Pages: 249 pages. BIC Classification: BGL; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 160 x 28. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Short Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906021849
ISBN
9781906021849
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.00

Hardcover. Num Pages: 248 pages, 9 colour illustrations in plate section: pp.68-69. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 149 x 26. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781501307171
ISBN
9781501307171
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 32.42

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