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Paperback. The story of a woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after a violent, abusive marriage and a worsening drink problem. Paula Spencer recalls her contented childhood, the audacity she learned as a teenager, the exhilaration of her romance with Charlo, and the marriage to him that left her powerless. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 176. Some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTK0100513
ISBN
9780749395995

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007415588
ISBN
9780007415588

€ 13.99
€ 10.62

Paperback. Joseph and Harriet Blackstone emigrate from Norfolk to New Zealand in search of new beginnings and prosperity. But the harsh land near Christchurch threatens to destroy them almost before they begin. When Joseph finds gold in the creek he is seized by a rapturous obsession with the voluptuous riches awaiting him deep in the earth. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099425151
ISBN
9780099425151

€ 13.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. Explorer, novelist, writer and film-maker, Sir Laurens van der Post was one of the most influential figures of our era. Here, in conversation with Jean-Marc Pottiez, he records his ideas and insights into a wide range of issues and personalities, forged by a lifetime of vast experiences and challenges. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BG; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 133 x 22. Weight in Grams: 250.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099428725
ISBN
9780099428725

€ 16.99
€ 13.87

Paperback. A story that is told by a young 'unknown soldier' in the trenches of Flanders during the First World War. Through his eyes we see all the realities of war; under fire, on patrol, waiting in the trenches, at home on leave, and in hospitals. Although there are vividly described incidents which remain in mind, there is no sense of adventure here. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 174.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Vintage
Edition
Limited Ed
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099496946
ISBN
9780099496946

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. Fanny Burney (1752-1840) is best known as the author of "Evelina", one of the most engaging novels of the eighteenth century. But for much of her long life, she was also an incomparable diarist, witnessing both the madness of George III and the young Queen Victoria's coronation. This biography paints a portrait of the woman of great talent. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
VINTAGE
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099590217
ISBN
9780099590217

€ 13.99
€ 13.83

Paperback. An intellectual thriller set in the Oxford of the 1660s, a time of great ferment - intellectual, religious and political. The action takes place around the suspicious death of Robert Grove, a Fellow of New College. Num Pages: 704 pages. BIC Classification: FF; FH; FJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 37. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099751816
ISBN
9780099751816

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. The Roman dramatist Terence (c 186-159 BC) adapted many of his comedies from Greek sources, rendering them suitable for audiences of his own time by introducing subtler characterization and more complex plots. This title includes his romantic play, "The Girl from Andros" that portrays a love affair saved by a startling discovery. Translator(s): Radice, Late Betty. Num Pages: 400 pages, bibliog. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1976
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Rev Rep
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140443240
ISBN
9780140443240

€ 19.99
€ 15.43

Paperback. Tells the tale of Androcles, a slave who is saved by the requited mercy of a lion. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 130.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1946
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140450132
ISBN
9780140450132

€ 15.99
€ 13.04

Paperback. It is summer and a stranger has come to quiet Rathmoye. He is noticed by Ellie, the young convent girl, who is married to Dillahan, a farmer still mourning his first wife. Over the long and warm days, Ellie and the stranger form an illicit attachment. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 15. Weight in Grams: 164.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141042190
ISBN
9780141042190

€ 11.99
€ 10.57

Paperback. Dancing with Iris engages with Iris Marion Young's prolific writings in political theory and in phenomenology. Contributors discuss her work from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, political science, human rights law, cultural geography and dance studies. Editor(s): Ferguson, Ann; Nagel, Mechtild. Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; HPC; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195389111
ISBN
9780195389111

€ 37.94

Paperback. Num Pages: 80 pages, 60 line drawings. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 243 x 7. Weight in Grams: 159.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Oxford University Press Indian Branch India
Edition
3rd Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195630398
ISBN
9780195630398

€ 6.43

Hardback. Editor(s): Gibson, O. D. Macrae-. Series: Early English Text Society Original Series. Num Pages: 381 pages, numerous halftones. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 143 x 33. Weight in Grams: 632.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1973
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
381
Condition
New
SKU
V9780197222706
ISBN
9780197222706

€ 58.27

Hardcover. Seneca's Thyestes is the only literary or dramatic account of the Greek myth of Thyestes and his brother Atreus to have survived since antiquity. This new edition comprises an extensive introduction, Latin text, English verse translation, and detailed commentary. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 720 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; AN; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198744726
ISBN
9780198744726

€ 195.85

Hardback. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 256.81

Hardback. Carol Harrison counters the assumption that Augustine of Hippo's (354-430) theology underwent a revolutionary transformation around the time he was consecrated Bishop in 396. Instead, she argues that there is a fundamental continuity in his thought and practice from the moment of his conversion in 386. Num Pages: 316 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB; HRAB; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 23. Weight in Grams: 625.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199281664
ISBN
9780199281664

€ 198.84

Paperback. Editor(s): Chapman, R. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 1536 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 60. Weight in Grams: 1182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
1536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540211
ISBN
9780199540211

€ 29.99
€ 21.28

Paperback. The first ever biography of Maurice Bowra - classicist, poet, wit , raconteur extraordinary, and the most famous don of his generation. Num Pages: 400 pages, 8pp black and white plates. BIC Classification: 3JJ; BGL; DSB; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 23. Weight in Grams: 612.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199589333
ISBN
9780199589333

€ 38.66

Hardcover. A full-scale critical edition of Seneca's Medea which offers a substantial introduction, a new Latin text, an English verse translation, and a detailed commentary. Boyle locates the play firmly in its contemporary, historical, and theatrical context and in the ensuing literary and dramatic tradition. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 223 x 149 x 40. Weight in Grams: 904.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
500
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199602087
ISBN
9780199602087

€ 206.09

Paperback. The second volume of Max Saunders's magisterial biography sees the publication of Ford's post-war masterpiece, Parade's End, and the founding of the Transatlantic Review, the influential literary magazine that published Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and Picasso. It also documents Ford's marriage to Janice Biala, with whom he lived until his death in 1939. Num Pages: 720 pages, 8 pages of black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 230 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1046. Volume II
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199668359
ISBN
9780199668359

€ 40.37

Paperback. David Mamet is arguably the most important living American playwright. This Guide provides an up-to-date study of the key criticism on the full range of Mamet's work. It engages with his work in film as well as in the theatre, offering a synoptic overview of, and critical commentary on, the scholarly criticism of each play, screenplay or film. Series: Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism. Num Pages: 192 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230555358
ISBN
9780230555358

€ 30.38

Hardcover. Alongside readings of modern novels (including work by David Mitchell, Zadie Smith, Jackie Kay and Andrew O'Hagan), Gerry Smyth offers an extended theoretical analysis of the relationship between music and fiction, as well as a critical overview of the role played by music in the canon of British fiction since the eighteenth century. Num Pages: 249 pages, biography. BIC Classification: AV; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 219 x 163 x 20. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230573284
ISBN
9780230573284

€ 102.78
€ 99.60

Paperback. Translator(s): Pegis, A. C. BIC Classification: DNF; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 203 x 143 x 22. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268016807
ISBN
9780268016807

€ 30.99
€ 27.71

Paperback. From sensual pieces to comical romances, from inner city dramas to portraits of gay domesticity, the stories in this collection reflect a vibrant and creative community and redefine received notions of "gay" and "lesbian." Editor(s): Lima, Lazaro; Picano, Felice. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299282240
ISBN
9780299282240

€ 34.67