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Paperback. For decades, hobbits and the other fantastical creatures of Middle-earth have captured the imaginations of a fiercely loyal tribe of J R R Tolkien readers, all enhanced by the immense success of Peter Jackson's films: first 'The Lord of the Rings', and now his new 'The Hobbit'. This book explores the chief influences on J R R Tolkien's work. Num Pages: 320 pages, 46 integrated bw. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 137 x 218 x 21. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780769271
ISBN
9781780769271
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.83

Hardcover.
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780762463
ISBN
9781780762463
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 34.36

Hardcover. 'The Battle of Maldon', along with 'Beowulf' and Bede's 'Ecclesiastical History of the English People', is perhaps the best known text of the Anglo-Saxon age. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2 16 black and white plate sections. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DN; DSBB; HBW; HRCC2; JFCX. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 25. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781784537913
ISBN
9781784537913
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 76.77
€ 74.88

Paperback. Thirty years of wit, wisdom, gossip and intimacy from Diana Athill, one of the nation's bestselling and best-loved authors, in the first collection of her letters ever to be published. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; BJ; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847084149
ISBN
9781847084149
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. A remarkable and poignant look at love and grief, from the acclaimed author of Somewhere Towards the End. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; BTP; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847086334
ISBN
9781847086334
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.97

Paperback. First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1984
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415018753
ISBN
9780415018753
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.81

Paperback. This biography of the Nobel-Prize-winning writer Saul Bellow explores how the child of poor Russian Jewish immigrants became a world-famous author. It demonstrates how Bellow's work thrived on contradiction and adversity. Num Pages: 704 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220. Weight in Grams: 810. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002320
ISBN
9780571209682
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. This second edition will provoke thought and discussion in and out of the classroom. Editor(s): Attridge, Derek. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 314 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780521545532
ISBN
9780521545532
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.99
€ 22.31

Paperback. A fascinating collection of six essays, written for the William Empson Lectures in Oxford, each exploring an aspect of writerly contemplation. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 197 x 15. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Virago
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349006239
ISBN
9780349006239
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.04

Paperback. Margaret Atwood's superb exploration of stories and storytelling, myths and their reinventions, fiction and fact, the weirdness of nature, and the strangeness of the Canadian North. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBC; 2ABM; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 10. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844080823
ISBN
9781844080823
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.04

Paperback. In the early 1950s the author began planning a prose volume that would bring together some of his published essays, lectures, and reviews, together with freshly-written notes and aphorisms. This book combines earlier material with revised versions of many of his Oxford lectures. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571283507
ISBN
9780571283507
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.30

Paperback. Shows how from antiquity to the twentieth century literature progressed toward ever more naturalistic and democratic forms of representation. This title offers the optimistic view of European history now appears as a defensive - and impassioned - response to the inhumanity he saw in the Third Reich. Translator(s): Trask, Willard R. Series: Princeton Classics. Num Pages: 616 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 140 x 41. Weight in Grams: 632.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
616
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New and Expanded
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691160221
ISBN
9780691160221
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 24.62

Hardcover. Confessions is a spiritual autobiography of Augustine's early life, family, associations, and explorations of alternative religious and theological viewpoints as he moved toward his conversion. Cast as a prayer addressed to God, it offers a gripping personal story and a philosophical exploration destined to have broad and lasting impact. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; DSBB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 163 x 25. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674996854
ISBN
9780674996854
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.75

Paperback. Res Gestae Divi Augusti The Achievements of the Divine Augustus Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; BGH; DSB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 204 x 135 x 6. Weight in Grams: 118.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1969
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198317722
ISBN
9780198317722
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.82

Paperback. This engaging textbook provides a critical assessment of British literature produced between 1900 and 1945. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 157 x 233 x 13. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Pres
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748627646
ISBN
9780748627646
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.67

Paperback. Having been persuaded to view the match as imprudent, Anne Elliot broke off her engagement to a naval officer with no prospects. Seven years later, when they meet again, Anne has the chance to recover the happiness she had forgone. This new edition examines Persuasion against the background of the Napoleonic Wars and includes fuller notes and appendices on social rank, dancing, and the Navy. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199535552
ISBN
9780199535552
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.41

Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199535538
ISBN
9780199535538
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 8.27

Paperback. 'York Notes Advanced' offer an accessible approach to English Literature. This series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, 'York Notes Advanced' introduce students to sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KLR; DSBF; DSK. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 210 x 147 x 9. Weight in Grams: 198.
Publisher
Pearson York Notes
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780582823068
ISBN
9780582823068
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.97

Hardcover. The fourth edition of Jane Austen's Letters incorporates the findings of new scholarship to enrich our understanding of Austen and give us the fullest view yet of her life and family. The biographical and topographical indexes have been updated, a new subject index has been created, and the contents of the notes added to the general index. Editor(s): Le Faye, Deirdre. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: BJ; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 160 x 57. Weight in Grams: 940.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
688
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199576074
ISBN
9780199576074
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.46

Paperback. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KLR; DSBF; DSK. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 210 x 146 x 7. Weight in Grams: 172.
Publisher
Pearson Education Canada
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405801720
ISBN
9781405801720
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.97

Paperback. The young Jane Austen was a precocious reader, devouring pulp fiction and classic literature, both of which she soon began to imitate and parody. Three volumes of her vivacious teenage writing survive. Devices and themes which appear subtly in her later fiction run riot here: drunkenness, brawling, sexual misdemeanour, theft, and even murder. Editor(s): Sutherland, Kathryn; Johnston, Freya. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 416 pages, 13 black and white illustrations, 2 Maps. BIC Classification: 3JF; BJ; DSBF; DSK; FYB. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 196 x 129. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198737452
ISBN
9780198737452
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. This unique edition brings together for the first time Austen-Leigh's memoir of his aunt Jane Austen, together with shorter recollections by James Edward's two sisters. It also includes Jane's brother Henry's two biographical accounts. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages, 10 haltones. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New Ed. /
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540778
ISBN
9780199540778
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.82

Paperback. Tells the story of the young Paul Auster's struggle to stay afloat. From one odd job to the next, from one failed scheme to another, the author investigates his own stubborn compulsion to make art and, in the process, treats us to a series of remarkable adventures and unforgettable encounters. Num Pages: 448 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ACG; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 196 x 130 x 36. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1ST
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571195978
ISBN
9780571195978
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.51

Paperback. Series: Dover Occult. Num Pages: 592 pages, 17ill. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 136 x 30. Weight in Grams: 644. The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga. 592 pages, 17ill. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DSB. Dimension: 215 x 136 x 30. Weight: 622.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Number of pages
592
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486230580
ISBN
9780486230580
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

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