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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Nikolai Leskov. Gilbert Adair, foreword. Robert Chandler, trans. and intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910688.  Daedalus Item Code: 53721
In this powerful and brutal 1865 novella—the inspiration for Dmitri Shostakovich's 1934 opera—the author of The Enchanted Wanderer and Other Stories demonstrates the enduring truth of the ... (Read More)
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The Last Love of George Sand: A Literary Biography
Evelyne Bloch-Dano. Allison Charette, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611457162.  Daedalus Item Code: 52139
As famous for her bohemian lifestyle as for her written work, George Sand remains one the most celebrated writers and controversial personalities of 19th-century France. She was known for her ... (Read More)
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Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia
Michael Asher.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140258547.  Daedalus Item Code: 52508
T.E. Lawrence began the Great War as a map clerk and ended it as one of the greatest military heroes of the 20th century. He was also a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician, and manipulator, who ... (Read More)
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The Lesson of the Master
Henry James. Colm Tóibín, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53723
Aspiring writer Paul Overt is thrilled to become a protégé of the celebrated novelist Henry St. George, in this 1888 novella by Henry James. Enthralled by Marian Fancourt, Overt contemplates ... (Read More)
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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
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The List Lover's Guide to Jane Austen
Joan Strasbaugh.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402282034.  Daedalus Item Code: 52081
It's Jane Austen as you've never seen her before, in a surprising and entertaining miscellany. Here you will find lists of her friends and her beaux, every place she lived or visited, her nieces and ... (Read More)
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A Literary Love Affair
Natalie Thomas & Benjamin O'Mahony, readers.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 1 audio CD.
ISBN: 9780712351362.  Daedalus Item Code: 53120
This spoken-word anthology of poems, letters, and extracts from classic novels looks back over some of the great love affairs of literary history in works by British poets and authors from ... (Read More)
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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets—not rock stars—were the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson—winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
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Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries
Jon Ronson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447223900.  Daedalus Item Code: 42716
Fascinated by madness, extraordinary behavior, and the human mind—as evidenced in such books as The Psychopath Test and Them: Adventures with Extremists, as well as The Men Who Stare ... (Read More)
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