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Paperback. One of Germany's greatest poets, Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin (1770-1843) was also a prose writer of intense feeling, intelligence and perception. This title includes translation of selected letters and essays that traces the life and thoughts of this extraordinary writer. Editor(s): Adler, Jeremy. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: BJ; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140447088
ISBN
9780140447088
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. A polemic on the case for Scottish independence by the writer, artist, thinker and cultural icon, Alasdair Gray. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; DN; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 215 x 11. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
Canongate UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782111696
ISBN
9781782111696
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. Featuring a collection of non-fiction, this volume includes classics such as 'My Country Right or Left', 'How the Poor Die' and 'Such, Such were the Joys'. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 3. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141187396
ISBN
9780141187396
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.05

Paperback. This volume contains the Latin text of Tacitus' Annals Book XV, supplemented by a useful introduction and notes on the text. Series: BCP Latin Texts. Num Pages: 204 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 212 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Bristol Classical Press
Number of pages
204
Condition
New
SKU
V9781853994340
ISBN
9781853994340
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.10

Paperback. Archie Green - shipwright, folklorist, teacher and lobbyist - is a legendary figure in the field of American folklore and vernacular culture studies. This book contains 12 of Green's essays which represent the range of his writings over 40 years. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DN; JFC; JHBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0228242
ISBN
9780807849200
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Features personal and professional works of Machiavelli. This book strives to do away with many of the myths that have plagued the man's posthumous fame. Translator(s): Bondanella, Peter E.; Musa, Mark. Num Pages: 576 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1979
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140150926
ISBN
9780140150926
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. Editor(s): Mikami, Hiroko; Okamuro, Minako; Yagi, Naoko. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; AN; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 254 x 14. Weight in Grams: 292 186pp A collection of ten essays on contemporary Irish theatre focussing primarily on Irish playwrights and their works, both in text and on the stage
Edition
first
Publisher
Carysfort Press Dublin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
9781904505235
ISBN
9781904505235
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.69

Paperback. Argues that modern cultural conditions have given way to a critical approach to aesthetics. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141190068
ISBN
9780141190068
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.62

Paperback. In the frenzied final years of the Weimar Republic, amid economic collapse and mounting political catastrophe, Walter Benjamin emerged as the most original practicing literary critic and public intellectual in the German-speaking world. Volume 2 of the Selected Writings now in paperback in two parts: part 2 ISBN 0674017463. Series Editor(s): Jennings, Michael W.; Eiland, Howard; Smith, Gary. Num Pages: 480 pages, 8 halftones. BIC Classification: DNF; HPCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 161 x 23. Weight in Grams: 636.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674015883
ISBN
9780674015883
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 31.82

Paperback. Written in 1513 for the Medici, immediately following their return to power in Florence, "The Prince" remains as relevant a text on the craft of ruling and the exercise of power in today's world, as it was in the 16th century. Translator(s): Detmold, C. E. Series Editor(s): Griffith, Tom. Series: Wordsworth Classics of World Literature. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JPHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 11. Weight in Grams: 116.
Condition
Used, Like New
Edition
New edition
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
SKU
9781853267758
ISBN
9781853267758
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64

Paperback. Series: Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith. Num Pages: 291 pages, indexes. BIC Classification: CFA; CFG; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
Liberty Fund Inc United States
Number of pages
291
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1985
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780865970526
ISBN
9780865970526
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.26

Paperback. A collection of pieces in which Barbara Kingsolver, author of the novel "Pigs in Heaven", explores her trademark themes of family, community and the natural world. The topics include Kentucky, housework, promiscuity, health clubs, the Canary Islands, rock and roll, space rockets, and Thoreau. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 197 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571179503
ISBN
9780571179503
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Hardcover. Burnt out at 23, Rimbaud has become a model for the poet as wayward genius. Nevertheless, he wrote a substantial amount of lyric and dramatic verse. This volume contains all his mature output, together with several short prose works, including "A Season in Hell". Translator(s): Schmidt, Paul. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DC; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 165 x 107 x 21. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857157086
ISBN
9781857157086
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.82

Paperback. 'I've lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac - and that's just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism is due an upgrade or two?' Combining the best of her recent columns, the author deals with topics as pressing and diverse as 1980s swearing, benefits, boarding schools, and why the internet is like a drunken toddler. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: BGFA; DNF; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 37. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091949068
ISBN
9780091949068
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.05

Hardcover.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1929
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674992528
ISBN
9780674992528
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.77

Paperback. Saladin is perhaps the one and only Muslim ruler who emerges with any clarity in standard tales and histories of the Crusades; this is a translation of Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad's (1144-1234) account of his life and career. Series Editor(s): Barber, Professor Malcolm; Edbury, Professor Peter W.; Hamilton, Professor Bernard; Housley, Professor Norman; Jackson, Professor Peter. Series: Crusade Texts in Translation. Num Pages: 278 pages, Includes 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1FB; BGH; DNF; HBJF1; HBLC; HRLP1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 153 x 17. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Ashgate Pub Ltd
Number of pages
278
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754633815
ISBN
9780754633815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.84

Paperback. Offers a collection of essays that tells the story of the period in our cultural and political life. This book is filled both with personal story and the power of documentary witness. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571238866
ISBN
9780571238866
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.03

Mass Market Paperback. Describes the surreal hallucinations, insomnia and nightmarish visions, the author experienced while consuming daily large amounts of laudanum. This book presents an account of the pleasures and pains of opium that forged a link between artistic self-expression and addiction. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; DNF; DSBF; VFJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 112 x 9. Weight in Grams: 84.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Publication date
2009
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141043890
ISBN
9780141043890
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.11

Hardcover. Plutarch (c. 45 120 CE) wrote on many subjects. His extant works other than the "Parallel Lives" are varied, about sixty in number, and known as the "Moralia" ("Moral Essays"). They reflect his philosophy about living a good life, and provide a treasury of information concerning Greco-Roman society, traditions, ideals, ethics, and religion. Translator(s): Babbitt, F.C. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 163 x 115 x 27. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
528
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1936
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674993372
ISBN
9780674993372
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.77

Paperback. A collection of essays and critical writings by the winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature. Among the subjects in this collection are the examples of his poetic mentors and confreres, Robert Lowell, Joseph Brodsky and Seamus Heaney, and the political issues raised by the writings of his fellow Caribbeans V.S. Naipaul and Patrick Chamoiseau. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DNF; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 197 x 24. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
FABER AND FABER
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571196487
ISBN
9780571196487
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.56

Paperback. A brilliant and thrilling memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in the Congo, set against the backdrop of the explosively violent 2006 elections Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 151 x 21. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782392477
ISBN
9781782392477
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.00

Hardcover. These tales bring together a band of pilgrims who represented most of the occupations and social groups of the time. The diversity of the narrators in turn made possible a varied collection of tales including chivalric romance, spiritual allegory, courtly lay, beast fable and literary satire. Num Pages: 616 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 36. Weight in Grams: 704.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
616
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857150742
ISBN
9781857150742
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.76

Paperback. This collection of women's travel writing dispels the notion that women shouldn't travel, by showing how there are few corners of the world that have not been visited by women travellers. There are also few difficulties, physical or emotional, real or imagined, that have not been met by women. Editor(s): Robinson, Jane. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: DN; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
490
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192802019
ISBN
9780192802019
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 17.63

Hardcover. An anthology of short essays on the concept of freedom, curated by Belarus Free Theatre, and published to coincide with their 10-year anniversary celebrations. Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JPV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 196.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783199877
ISBN
9781783199877
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.60