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Paperback. Starting from the basic premise that Vincent Van Gogh stayed in a Brixton rooming house in the 1870s, from which he returned to Holland a changed man, this play imagines how a love affair developed between the young painter and a woman twice his age. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 6. Weight in Grams: 102.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781854596659
ISBN
9781854596659

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. First staged at the national theatre in 1988, this title is reissued in a new edition alongside the 21st anniversary revival at the Almeida Theatre in the autumn. Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 96.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
72
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Third Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848420663
ISBN
9781848420663

€ 12.14

Paperback. Set in London, Saigon, San Francisco - and East Anglia - in the late 1960s, this title tells a true story of James Mossman, a difficult but brilliant BBC reporter and ex-MI6 agent, who killed himself in 1971. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 6. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781854599636
ISBN
9781854599636

€ 12.14

Hardcover. Focuses on the intersections between myth, culture and intellectual inquiry. This book examines the confluences of Spanish culture with aspects of Western intellectual history. It explores how Don Juan has entered into and been received in different ways in aspects of Spanish culture and Western theory in the twentieth century. Num Pages: 272 pages, 10 integrated halftones. BIC Classification: 2ADS; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 134 x 29. Weight in Grams: 535.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845114770
ISBN
9781845114770

€ 104.53

Paperback. Four questions consumed Shelley and coloured everything he wrote. Who, or what, was he? What was his purpose? Where had he come from? And where was he going? He sought the answers in order to free and empower not only himself, but the whole human race. Num Pages: 464 pages, ill. BIC Classification: BGL; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099507895
ISBN
9780099507895

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Hardcover. Set mostly on the Downs and coastline of East Sussex, the most luminous part of England, this book interweaves a walker's experiences of light in Nature with the observations, jottings and thoughts of a dozen writers and painters - and some scientists - who have wrestled to define and understand light. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 219 x 34. Weight in Grams: 834.
Publisher
Random House UK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910702321
ISBN
9781910702321

€ 32.99
€ 22.35

Paperback. For at least two and a half millennia, the figure of Orpheus has haunted humanity. Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet and lover, his story never leaves us. The author goes in search of Orpheus, from the forests where he walked and the mountains where he worshipped to the artefacts, texts and philosophies built up round him. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; DSBB; HBLA1; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845951689
ISBN
9781845951689

€ 21.99
€ 16.21

Paperback. A unique opportunity to examine the apprenticeship of a great writer, this selection of poems composed between 1785 and 1790 reveals a precocious and remarkably accomplished early talent and shows that even in his earliest work, Wordsworth was already preoccupied with the themes that would later be explored fully in The Prelude. Editor(s): Wu, Duncan. BIC Classification: 2AB; DC; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 141 x 217 x 23. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
9781857546392
ISBN
9781857546392

€ 11.99
€ 7.16

Paperback. Desperately sensitive, sexually confused and socially awkward, Hans Christian Andersen found grace and acceptance through the creation of a distinct and beguiling literary world. This biography demonstrates the unity of his troubled life and the soaring achievement of his work. Num Pages: 552 pages, 12pp b&w illustrations, references, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: BG; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 384. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002025
ISBN
9780140283204

€ 17.95

Paperback. Leading international contributors present a lively and interdisciplinary panorama of the Italian Renaissance as it has developed in recent decades. Editor(s): Wyatt, Michael. Series: Cambridge Companions to Culture. Num Pages: 467 pages, 24 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DST; 2ADT; 3H; DSBD; HBJD; HBLH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 167 x 25. Weight in Grams: 674.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521699464
ISBN
9780521699464

€ 28.96

Paperback. A series featuring various poets selecting and introducing poets of the past. It, by choice of poems and the personal and critical reactions expressed in prefaces, offers insights into the poets' own work as well as providing an introduction to some of the greatest poets of literature. Editor(s): Oswald, Alice. Series: Poet to Poet. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 122 x 8. Weight in Grams: 74.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Main - Poet to Poet
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571232291
ISBN
9780571232291

€ 10.99
€ 9.03

Paperback. As a diplomat in Renaissance Europe, and a luminary at the court of Henry VII, Sir Thomas Wyatt wrote in an incestuous world where anyone was uneasily subject to the royal whims and rages. Conveying the actuality of betrayal or absence, and the intense pressure of his longing for a love that could be trusted, these are some of his haunting poems. Num Pages: 560 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 200 x 34. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140422276
ISBN
9780140422276

€ 21.99
€ 16.17

Paperback. The Country Wife is a satirical comedy, which exposes the immorality of Restoration society in a way that has been both condemned and admired since it was written. Series: New Mermaids. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 14. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408179895
ISBN
9781408179895

€ 13.28

Paperback. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; 3JM; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 215 x 9. Weight in Grams: 100.
Publisher
Salmon Poetry
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910669594
ISBN
9781910669594

€ 12.84

Paperback. Frank and Leon are two men from different times, discovering that sometimes all you learn from your parents' mistakes is how to make different ones of your own. Frank is trying to escape his troubled past by running away to his family's beach shack. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099535836
ISBN
9780099535836

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

Paperback. Num Pages: 169 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 217 x 11. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Dedalus Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906614966
ISBN
9781906614966

€ 16.99
€ 13.84

Paperback. Num Pages: 48 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 3. Weight in Grams: 76.
Publisher
SAMUEL FRENCH LTD
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Condition
New
SKU
V9780573111365
ISBN
9780573111365

€ 16.21

Paperback. Editor(s): Dafydd, Myrddin ap. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 155. .
Publisher
Gwasg Carreg Gwalch
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845275945
ISBN
9781845275945

€ 10.63

Paperback. Justine and Alan need to get away from it all. And what better way than camping on a farm in the Welsh countryside? So long as that's camping with all the luxuries: real beds, wood burning stoves and an espresso machine. Sharing the rural idyll are seasoned campers Bridget and Rory, upwardly mobile Amanda and Alistair and a bunch of offspring. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 125 x 9. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571295999
ISBN
9780571295999

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Over eighteen months the author interviewed nurses, doctors, paramedics, historians, policy makers and politicians up and down the country, gathering a collection of testimonies from those connected to every aspect of the NHS. In this book, he gives voice to unheard perspectives on its past, present and possible future. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 13. Weight in Grams: 114.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571326402
ISBN
9780571326402

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Kate is delighted when she finds a house in the country to escape to for New Year's Eve. Gathering together a select group of her closest friends, she is keen to start the coming year afresh. But successful, stressed-out thirty somethings in search of a good time can make for one very fearsome party ..and some surprising resolutions. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 11. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571254835
ISBN
9780571254835

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Something's up with Maggie. She's rattling around in the house on Hope Place that she's lived in all her life. Her brothers and sisters flew the nest long ago but everyone's still got a key. Brother Jack keeps turning up with his Liverpool folklore, invented to delight foreign tourists, but all Maggie wants is to unlock the past and free herself. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 10. Weight in Grams: 144.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571318162
ISBN
9780571318162

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Can you tell an iamb from a trochee? An anapest from a amphibrach? Why do children always take such delight in dactylic tetrameter? Is a ballad the same as a ballade? What is poetic rhythm? Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 125. .
Publisher
Wooden Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904263913
ISBN
9781904263913

€ 9.14

Paperback. A beautifully voiced and deeply visual collection Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 8. Weight in Grams: 88.
Publisher
Macmillan UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330451468
ISBN
9780330451468

€ 10.10

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