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Paperback. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 130. .
Publisher
Atlantic Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Main - Print on Demand
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843543039
ISBN
9781843543039
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.42

Hardcover. This volume collects for the first time essays published in British, Irish, and American periodicals during Bowen's lifetime as well as essays which have never been published before. The essays include Bowen's observations on age, toys, disappointment, writers, and manners. Editor(s): Hepburn, Allan. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 147 x 31. Weight in Grams: 682.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748635689
ISBN
9780748635689
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 120.56

Hardcover. Malcolm Bowie (1943-2007) was described by A.S. Byatt as 'one of our best living critics. He writes beautifully, subtly and lucidly about very difficult subjects.' Bowie was Marshal Foch Professor of French at Oxford (1992-2002) and Master of Christ's College, Cambridge (2002-2006). Num Pages: 264 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: DNF; DNJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 249 x 173 x 18. Weight in Grams: 736.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Legenda
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907975486
ISBN
9781907975486
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 121.29

Hardcover. Malcolm Bowie (1943-2007) was described by A.S. Byatt as 'one of our best living critics. He writes beautifully, subtly and lucidly about very difficult subjects.' Bowie was Marshal Foch Professor of French at Oxford (1992-2002) and Master of Christ's College, Cambridge (2002-2006). Num Pages: 332 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DNJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 250 x 177 x 22. Weight in Grams: 854.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Legenda
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907975493
ISBN
9781907975493
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 121.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DNF; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 139. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852242107
ISBN
9781852242107
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.21

Paperback. Series: The history of literature. Num Pages: 336 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 136 x 20. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
Edition
1983rd Edition
SKU
V9780333271391
ISBN
9780333271391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 41.59

Paperback. Offers an encyclopaedic representation of human life in the world, and how it should be lived. This work encompasses topics as wide-ranging as the social obligations and duties of the various castes, the proper way for a righteous king to rule and to punish transgressors, relations between men and women, birth, death, taxes, karma, and rebirth. Translator(s): Doniger, Wendy; Smith, Brian K. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 2ADT; DNF; HPD; HRG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 29. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140445404
ISBN
9780140445404
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.20

Paperback. * A collection of poetry and essays on war by one of the most prominent women writers from that period, author of the famous TESTAMENT OF YOUTH. A commemorative edition, out now in paperback Editor(s): Bostridge, Mark. Num Pages: 272 pages, 40pp of b/w. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 18. Weight in Grams: 186.
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844084142
ISBN
9781844084142
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. A collection of essays, that casts a reflective eye on the author's experiences of early life in Russia and exile in America. With erudition, it explores subjects as varied as the dynamic of poetry, the nature of history and the plight of the emigre writer. It also includes a disastrous trip to Brazil, advice to students, and more. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241952719
ISBN
9780241952719
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.96

Paperback. Essayist and poet Joseph Brodsky was one of the penetrating voices of the twentieth century. This collection of his diverse essays includes appreciations of great writers: on Dostoevsky and the development of Russian prose, on Auden and Akhmatova, Cavafy, Montale and Mandelstam. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 352.
Edition
01st Edition
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141196510
ISBN
9780141196510
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.96

Paperback. For a man who longed for a quiet existence, Arthur Ransome led a remarkably adventurous life. His bohemian years as a writer in Chelsea before the First World War closed with the agony of his prosecution for Libel by Lord Alfred Douglas. His two marriages were, to say the least, stormy. This book tells his story. Num Pages: 480 pages, 8pp of b&w illustrations, 7 line drawings. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DNF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 36. Weight in Grams: 478. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Pimlico
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0006030
ISBN
9780712652490
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages, map. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 151 x 27. Weight in Grams: 444.
Publisher
Steve Savage Publishers Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904246251
ISBN
9781904246251
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 18.05

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
Steve Savage Publishers Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904246077
ISBN
9781904246077
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.54

Paperback. With the environmental crisis comes a crisis of the imagination, a need to find new ways to understand nature and humanity's relation to it. This is the challenge the author takes up in this book, using Thoreau's "Walden" as a touchstone. Num Pages: 600 pages, 4 fine line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DNF; DSBF; JFC; RN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 38. Weight in Grams: 852.
Publisher
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674258624
ISBN
9780674258624
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 37.29

Paperback. This second posthumous collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into the raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early 70s to the 1990s. Num Pages: 416 pages, 1 port. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 150 x 30. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
390
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781574231052
ISBN
9781574231052
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.66

Paperback. The never-before-published letters of Charles Bukowski on the art of writing Editor(s): Debritto, Abel. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782117247
ISBN
9781782117247
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. The perfect gift book for the literary cat lover - musings on the magical mystique of our feline friends, from American icon Charles Bukowski Editor(s): Debritto, Abel. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 10. Weight in Grams: 96.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782117278
ISBN
9781782117278
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. Suitable for a course in literary criticism, the title is concerned with the attempt to define and track down the implications of the term "symbolic action," and to show how the marvels of literature and language look when considered form that point of view. Num Pages: 532 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DN; DS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 153 x 37. Weight in Grams: 808.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1968
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
532
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520001923
ISBN
9780520001923
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.30

Paperback. From her youth in London high society to a period in the court of Queen Charlotte and her years interned in France with her husband Alexandre d'Arblay during the Napoleonic Wars, she captures the changing times around her. She includes portraits such as the mad' King George, Samuel Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, David Garrick, and more. Editor(s): Sabor, Peter. Num Pages: 624 pages, chronology, further reading, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; BG; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 137 x 30. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140436242
ISBN
9780140436242
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 17.61

Paperback. Presents the author's incisive, paranoiac, maddened and maddening worldview in interviews interspersed with stories and other writing. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 14. Weight in Grams: 170.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141189857
ISBN
9780141189857
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Features letters that cover the activities of Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac in the years that gave birth to the "Beat Generation". Written mostly to Ginsberg or Kerouac, this title includes letters that provide a glimpse into Burroughs' psyche, revealing his struggle with drug addiction, and his confusion over his sexual identity. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BJ; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 23. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141189802
ISBN
9780141189802
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.20

Paperback. A beautiful compilation of Gibran's prose and poetry offering a wide variety of theme, occasion, mood, and form Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 20. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851689729
ISBN
9781851689729
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.83

Paperback. In her opening essays - 'Fathers', 'Forefathers' and 'Ancestors', the author considers the renaissance of the historical novel and discusses particularly the novel of wartime experience; the surprising variety of distant pasts that British writers have invented; and the new 'Darwinian novel'. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 180.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0020971
ISBN
9780099283836
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.87

Paperback. Combines mythology, legend and human drama. This book focuses on the heroic deeds of Sigurd the dragon slayer who acquires magical knowledge from one of Odin's Valkyries. It incorporates strands from the oral narratives of the fourth and fifth centuries, when Attila the Hun and other warriors fought on the northern frontiers of the Roman Empire. Translator(s): Byock, Jesse L. Num Pages: 160 pages, glossary, maps. BIC Classification: DNF; FC; FQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 196 x 11. Weight in Grams: 124.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140447385
ISBN
9780140447385
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.04