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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. 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
€ 7.09

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
€ 16.19

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
€ 15.59

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
€ 22.34

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

€ 103.90

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
€ 11.44

Paperback. John Shank is an actor, talent-scout and trainer of boy players in the seedy, glamorous backstage world of 1630s London theatre. Women are still not allowed on stage, their roles taken by precocious boys. Shank was one of the best, but is now reduced to teaching others the tricks of the trade. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 8. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781854594549
ISBN
9781854594549

€ 14.99
€ 14.12

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

€ 12.13

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

€ 12.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472567758
ISBN
9781472567758

€ 27.23

Paperback. The Toll combines the elegaic with the anarchic, placing uproarious satire cheek-by-jowl with wild experiments in form and touching poems of parenthood. In this mature follow-up to his best-selling debut, Mondeo Man, Luke Wright captures the strain of austerity Britain, speaking truth to power and registering the toll it takes on us all. Num Pages: 94 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 216 x 20. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
Penned in the Margins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908058423
ISBN
9781908058423

€ 13.99
€ 11.44

Paperback. Explosive political satire and acerbic wit leap from stage to page in Mondeo Man by Luke Wright. Yummy mummies and debauched Tory grandees mingle with drunk Essex commuters and leering tabloid paps; a small town chip-shop becomes the site of a heart-wrenching story of failed marriage; and a televised manhunt enthrals an entire nation. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 216 x 8. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
Penned in the Margins United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908058096
ISBN
9781908058096

€ 13.99
€ 11.44

Paperback. Johnny Bevan, a whip-smart, mercurial kid from a council estate, saves Nick from living his father's safe life, but it ends tragically. Years later, a world-weary Nick is reminded of their friendship. Can Johnny save Nick again? Luke Wright makes his theatre debut with a verse play about friendship, class and a bad idea for a festival. BIC Classification: DCF; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Penned in the Margins United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908058331
ISBN
9781908058331

€ 13.99
€ 11.44

Paperback. Kit Wright is both a seriously funny poet and a poignant chronicler of our times. His sixth collection is published on his 70th birthday. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 216 x 6. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780371061
ISBN
9781780371061

€ 13.99
€ 11.18

Paperback. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 213 x 140 x 39. Weight in Grams: 474.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781460752364
ISBN
9781460752364

€ 14.99
€ 11.44

Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 245.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Random House USA Inc India
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780375710810
ISBN
9780375710810

€ 20.99
€ 19.12

Hardcover. The defeat of the Ottomans by the Holy League fleet at Lepanto (1571) was among the most celebrated international events of the sixteenth century. The Battle of Lepanto anthologizes the work of twenty-two poets who composed Latin poetry in response to the news of the battle, the largest Mediterranean naval encounter since antiquity. Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Num Pages: 532 pages, Illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white). BIC Classification: DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 203 x 30. Weight in Grams: 670.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674725423
ISBN
9780674725423

€ 37.99
€ 36.49

Hardcover. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSC; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 454. Very good copy, dustjacket
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Barnes & Noble Books-Imports, Div of Rowman & Littlefield Pubs., Inc
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1987
SKU
KTK0094257
ISBN
9780389207603

€ 30.00

Paperback. Covers English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the first signs of its decadence. This title features poets and their poems in order of composition, beginning with eighteenth-century precursors such as Gray, Cowper, Burns and Chatterton. Editor(s): Wright, David. Num Pages: 384 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 113 x 18. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1968
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140421026
ISBN
9780140421026

€ 15.99
€ 12.36

Paperback. Series: Routledge Translation Guides. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: CFP; DS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415745321
ISBN
9780415745321

€ 46.13

Paperback. A history of literary Buckinghamshire Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESU; 2AB; DSB; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
154
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949590
ISBN
9780750949590

€ 18.40

Hardcover. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: AN; DSBD; DSGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474234849
ISBN
9781474234849

€ 104.78

Paperback. The era between the accession of Henry VIII and the crisis of the English republic in 1659 formed one of the most fertile epochs in world literature. This anthology offers a selection of its poetry, and includes a range of works by the poets of the age - notably Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Sepnser, John Donne, William Shakespeare and John Milton. Editor(s): Norbrook, David; Woudhuysen, H. R. Num Pages: 976 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 43. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
976
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140423464
ISBN
9780140423464

€ 25.99
€ 18.49

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