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Hardcover. Offers a perspective in the contemporary deconstruction of the Carroll Myth. This work exposes a Carroll who, having lost belief in the theological and mythological master plots of earlier eras, turned toward the imaginative fiction of wonderlands rife with philosophical content in response to his hunger for cosmic coherence and existential order. Num Pages: 165 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 363.
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
165
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Unabridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847184863
ISBN
9781847184863

€ 38.99
€ 7.75

Paperback. Two plays -- The Dark River and After October -- by a master of the British stage. In The Dark River, set in the late 1930s, the flamboyant characters are cocooned in a Thames backwater, ignoring the turbulent events of a politically unstable Europe. After October is Ackland's most personal, autobiographical play. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781870259545
ISBN
9781870259545

€ 16.29

Paperback. Dickens had everything - fame, success and riches - but he died harbouring a deep sadness he had experienced all his life. He was a man of mercurial character, but he also had a sense of loss and longing that would constantly appear in his work. This title takes the reader into the life of one of the world's greatest writers. Num Pages: 624 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; BGH; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 214 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Abridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099437093
ISBN
9780099437093

€ 21.99
€ 16.14

Paperback. Used paperback in good condition. Some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Penguin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
New Ed
SKU
KRF0032341
ISBN
9780140169416

€ 4.64

Paperback. Offers a biography of Shakespeare, this book reads like the work of a contemporary meeting Shakespeare. It is a depiction of the world Shakespeare inhabited. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: BGL; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 30. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780749386559
ISBN
9780749386559

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

Paperback. Poet, painter, engraver and visionary, Blake's was a radical spirit fired by genius. Yet his life has remained an enigma.In this magnificent biography Peter Ackroyd discloses the true nature of William Blake's life and art. Num Pages: 464 pages, 24pp plates, b&w illustrations, b&w photographs, colour photographs. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; AGB; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 30. Weight in Grams: 382. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002457
ISBN
9780749391768

€ 17.95

Paperback. Geoffrey Chaucer has some claim to being the greatest poet in the English language. Yet he has also been considered to be an invisible poet, self-depreciating and ironic, leaving only the breath of his comedy behind. In truth a great deal is known of him. He was a royal servant, who was indicted for rape. Num Pages: 192 pages, 1 colour plate section, b&w integrated illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099287483
ISBN
9780099287483

€ 14.99
€ 11.54

Paperback. The man and the plays - without the boring bits - with commentary by Peter Ackroyd. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849010481
ISBN
9781849010481

€ 14.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. Features the stories ranging from Beowulf to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, via Chaucer and Shakespeare, to the Bronte sisters, 'Alice through the Looking Glass' and 'Lord of the Rings'. This work takes the reader from medieval mystery plays to music hall and pantomime; painting; and music, with Purcell and Vaughan Williams. Num Pages: 544 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; DSB; HBTB; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 36. Weight in Grams: 736.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099438076
ISBN
9780099438076

€ 38.99
€ 26.06

Paperback. Wrecking Ball is a conversation about consent, authorship and putting words in other people's mouths. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 337 x 8. Weight in Grams: 104.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786820211
ISBN
9781786820211

€ 15.30

Paperback. A unique and entertaining play about bucket lists, life-planning and the disappointing fact that you're not going to live forever. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 88.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
9781848424920
ISBN
9781848424920

€ 11.99
€ 6.00

Paperback. Debut collection by a playful and existential young Northern Irish poet and musician Num Pages: None. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 154. .
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784102449
ISBN
9781784102449

€ 13.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. Series: Modern Library. Num Pages: 1216 pages. BIC Classification: KCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 134 x 37. Weight in Grams: 698.
Publisher
Modern Library
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780679783367
ISBN
9780679783367

€ 16.99
€ 16.06

Paperback. Good clean copy showing light age and reading wear, pages browned, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1974
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0020747
ISBN
9780140600360

€ 4.64

Paperback. First Edition. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Quay Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
SKU
KAK0008052
ISBN
9780951250709

€ 10.74

Hardcover. Expanding our understanding of what it meant to be a nineteenth-century author, Amanda Adams takes up the concept of performative, embodied authorship in relationship to the transatlantic lecture tour. Adams examines tours by British and American authors, including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Martineau, Charles Dickens. Series Editor(s): Hutchings, Dr. Kevin; Wright, Dr. Julia M. Series: Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies. Num Pages: 176 pages, Includes 3 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KBB; 2AB; AN; DSBF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 164 x 236 x 18. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
Ashgate Pub Co
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472416643
ISBN
9781472416643

€ 142.97
€ 22.26

Hardcover. An introduction to internationally successful writers such as Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, Bharati Mukherjee, Gish Jen, Chang-Rae Lee and Amitav Ghosh, set in a range of literary-cultural contexts. Editor(s): Halliwell, Martin; Mousley, Andy. Series: Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1F; 1KBB; DSB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 443.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
248
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748622719
ISBN
9780748622719

€ 90.07

Hardcover. This biography explores the life and work of Denis Johnston, barrister, theatre director, film-maker, pioneering television producer, war correspondent, essayist and celebrated playwright. Bernard Adams brings light to the extraordinary secret life of a complex, self-doubting individual. Num Pages: 320 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; BGF; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 234 x 44. Weight in Grams: 736. 8vo. Nice clean copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
SKU
KEX0292302
ISBN
9781901866674

€ 20.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 5. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; HBTQ; HBTR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 5. Weight in Grams: 386. Clean copy
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Cornell University Press New York
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KEX0236781
ISBN
9780801488863

€ 5.23

Paperback. Animals is a wicked satire set in a world where everyone over 60 is tossed on the scrapheap, children are hothoused, and being a 'burden on society' is the ultimate crime. Series: Oberon Modern Plays. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130. .
Publisher
Oberon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783198801
ISBN
9781783198801

€ 15.30

Paperback. Joseph Rudyard Kipling was the greatest writer in a Britain that ruled the largest empire the world has known, yet he was always a controversial figure, as deeply hated as he was loved. This title provides an understanding of the man behind the public image and explains his enduring popularity. Num Pages: 332 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBF; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 15. Weight in Grams: 186.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Number of pages
332
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908323064
ISBN
9781908323064

€ 14.99
€ 13.27

Paperback. A Swiss Scientist and a journalist from New England find the interface between dreams and reality begin to shift as they make their trip to the summit of Everest, as the ghosts of history join hands with our climbers in an expedition of fear, wonder and revelation. Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130 x 6. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
72
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840021547
ISBN
9781840021547

€ 10.21

Paperback. * An extraordinarily haunting, subtle and moving first novel about secrets and lies and moths * A marked success in hardback and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Virago
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
9781844084883
ISBN
9781844084883

€ 10.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. Latte-land. Power-prams, Grand Design knock-throughs, organic everything. A work-shy writer discovers a Victorian man living in the wall of his flat. Everyone's pretty surprised. Adjustments need to be made. Can the strange visitor unlock his hopeless career? His flagging relationship? Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 135 x 10. Weight in Grams: 142.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571307968
ISBN
9780571307968

€ 13.99
€ 10.49

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