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Paperback. Fired by his abiding love of the English landscape, the poetry of Edward Thomas is some of the most astonishing of the twentieth century. By 1917, when he was killed on the Western Front, he had earned his place as one of England's most valued poets. This title brings together his finest verse with his most vivid prose writings on the countryside. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141393193
ISBN
9780141393193
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.68

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 135 x 5. Weight in Grams: 60.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486282251
ISBN
9780486282251
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 5.20

Paperback. These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. This book presents conversations in which Jean-Claude Carriere and Umberto Eco discuss everything from how to define the first book to what is happening to knowledge now that infinite amounts of digital information is available. Translator(s): McLean, Polly. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DN; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 195 x 26. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099552451
ISBN
9780099552451
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.61

Paperback. A title, in which the author argues that sex is at the heart of his writing because it is at the heart of life - a vital force as essential as bread, money, work or play. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JHBK5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 111 x 14. Weight in Grams: 66.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141399157
ISBN
9780141399157
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 5.53

Paperback. "Discourses on Livy" is the founding document of modern republicanism and this English translation remains faithful to the original text. With explanatory notes, a glossary of key words and an annotated index, this version reveals Machiavelli's radical vision of a new science of politics. Translator(s): Mansfield, Harvey C. (William R. Kenan Jr Professor of Government, Harvard University, USA); Tarcov, Nathan (Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago, USA). Num Pages: 424 pages, notes, glossary, index. BIC Classification: DNF; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226500362
ISBN
9780226500362
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.02

Paperback. Italo Calvino once said that he preferred to give false details about his biography since he felt that even the genuine data of a writer's life shed no light on the creative work. This volume of posthumously collected personal writings is the closest we may ever come to the autobiography of this most private of writers. Translator(s): McLaughlin, Martin. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 164 x 17. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141189758
ISBN
9780141189758
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.82

Paperback. Telling Times collects together all of Nadine Gordimer's non-fiction in one volume that bears witness to her moral and political engagement in many of the most crucial issues of the last half-century. Num Pages: 752 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 47. Weight in Grams: 540. Writing and Living, 1950-2008. 752 pages. Telling Times collects together all of Nadine Gordimer's non-fiction in one volume that bears witness to her moral and political engagement in many of the most crucial issues of the last half-century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF. Dimension: 197 x 130 x 47. Weight: 526.
Publisher
Penguin Books India
Number of pages
752
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408800966
ISBN
9781408800966
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.37

Paperback. With topics ranging from food to sex education, and from the experiences of British mothers who have adopted Chinese daughters, to whether Chinese people do Christmas shopping or have swimming pools, this book offers a Chinese woman's perspective on the connections and differences between the lives of British and Chinese people. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; DNF; JFSL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 122 x 14. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
First Editiion First Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099501527
ISBN
9780099501527
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.23

Paperback. With a foreword by Neil Gaiman, this collection offers an insight behind the scenes of Discworld into a much loved and much missed figure. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 269.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552167727
ISBN
9780552167727
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.05

Paperback. Offers a collection of essays that offers a guide around the cultural maze, mapping a route through the worlds of literature, art, photography and music. Num Pages: 416 pages, 8pp colour inset. BIC Classification: DNF; JF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 34. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main - Dyer series cover
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782115113
ISBN
9781782115113
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.49

Paperback. "War Against Cliche" is a collection of essays. Num Pages: 528 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJPL; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 236 x 133 x 33. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099422228
ISBN
9780099422228
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. Presents the author's journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December 1933. This title offers a portrait of the glory of the African landscape and of the beauty of a wilderness that was, even then, being threatened by the incursions of man. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFG; 1KBB; 2AB; BG; DNF; WSX; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 156.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099460954
ISBN
9780099460954
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.26

Paperback. "Artaud remains one of the significant and influential theorists of modern theatre."--Gerald Rabkin, Rutgers University Editor(s): Sontag, Susan. Num Pages: 720 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DN; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 211 x 143 x 43. Weight in Grams: 872.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
720
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520064430
ISBN
9780520064430
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.35

Paperback. Spanning a period of 20 months, this volume is part of "The Complete Works of George Orwell", available as a separate book. It includes essays, film, book and theatre reviews and the transcripts of a series of broadcasts on literary criticism. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 52. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780436205408
ISBN
9780436205408
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.99
€ 34.68

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 134 x 4. Weight in Grams: 62. Series: Dover Thrift S. 64 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF; FC; FYB. Dimension: 208 x 134 x 4. Weight: 62.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486287591
ISBN
9780486287591
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.85

Paperback. Critics have compared Michaux's work to such diverse artists as Kafka, Goya, Swift, Klee and Beckett. This anthology contains selections from almost all of Michaux's major works, allowing readers to explore the haunting verbal and pictorial landscape of a 20th-century visionary. Translator(s): Ball, David. Num Pages: 270 pages, 30 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 251 x 178 x 26. Weight in Grams: 499.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
270
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520212299
ISBN
9780520212299
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 36.42

Paperback. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BG; DNF; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 0. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
REPRINT
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859181812
ISBN
9781859181812
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.64

Paperback. The Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single-volume edition of Oscar Wilde's works, and is available in both hardback and this paperback edition. Series: Collins Classics. Num Pages: 1216 pages, 16 b/w illus, 16 b/w plates. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 135 x 62. Weight in Grams: 1052.
Publisher
Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007144365
ISBN
9780007144365
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.94

Hardcover. In his "Gallic War" and "Civil Wars"Caesar (100 44 BCE) provided vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, and largely unemotional records of his own campaigns. Translator(s): Edwards, H. J. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 642 pages, Fr.M.d. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 168 x 113 x 33. Weight in Grams: 442.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
642
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1917
Edition
Later printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674990807
ISBN
9780674990807
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.77

Hardcover. Translator(s): Bury, R.G. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 644 pages, 3ill. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 168 x 120 x 33. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
644
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1929
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674992573
ISBN
9780674992573
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.77

Paperback. Set on a Bengali noble's estate in 1908, this is both a love story and a novel of political awakening. The central character, Bimala, is torn between the duties owed to her husband, Nikhil, and the demands made on her by the radical leader, Sandip. Editor(s): Radice, William. Translator(s): Tagore, Surendranath. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2BMB; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 178.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449860
ISBN
9780140449860
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.26

Hardcover. The finest essays of Nobel Prize winner Herta Muller, selected from twenty years of her fearless, intelligent, unsettling truth-telling in a life lived in opposition, courage, secrecy and uncertainty Translator(s): Mulligan, Geoffrey. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JPHX; JPV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846274756
ISBN
9781846274756
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 17.54

Paperback. Editor(s): Partenie, Catalin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages, 3 line drawings. BIC Classification: DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199552559
ISBN
9780199552559
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.97

Hardcover. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DNC; DNF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 190 x 20. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Notting Hill Editions United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
First Thus
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907903182
ISBN
9781907903182
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 17.35