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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation
John Sedgwick.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592409693.  Daedalus Item Code: 69418
 
(Finalist for the George Washington Prize) On July 11, 1804, on a bluff by the Hudson River, Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton raised dueling pistols and fired. Why would these leading ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
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West's World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West
Lorna Gibb.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464734.  Daedalus Item Code: 53607
 
Born Cicely Fairfield in 1892, Rebecca West was a young woman and a budding actress when she changed her name to that of the feminist heroine in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm. West became a ... (Read More)
 
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What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir
Abigail Thomas.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476785059.  Daedalus Item Code: 64147
 
In her memoir A Three Dog Life, Abigail Thomas wrote about the heartbreaking loss of her husband. But what comes after such a devastating change? How does an animal lover cope with the death ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Charles Dickens: The Life, Times and Works of the Great Victorian Novelist
Martin Fido.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329431.  Daedalus Item Code: 53163
 
Also the author of the 1970 Short Illustrated Life of Charles Dickens—hailed by The Dickensian as one of the two best books marking the centenary of Dickens's death—Martin Fido here ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Dylan Thomas
Peter Stevenson.
Publisher: Pitkin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841655345.  Daedalus Item Code: 62357
 
Although writing predominantly in the English language, Dylan Thomas is often regarded as Wales's finest poet. He became popular in his lifetime and remained so after his premature death, acquiring a ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words
Barry Day, ed.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352369.  Daedalus Item Code: 63741
 
In such classics of noir as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler wrote of sleuth Philip Marlowe's pursuit of desperate criminals in mid-20th-century southern California. ... (Read More)
 
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The Young Elizabeth
Alison Plowden.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752459431.  Daedalus Item Code: 41638
 
"A lucid, well-researched, but unpedantic narrative of 16th-century English royal life and death at a brutal time when a successful noble was one who kept his or her head while others were losing ... (Read More)
 
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The Young T.E. Lawrence
Anthony Sattin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393242669.  Daedalus Item Code: 64027
 
The heroism of T.E. Lawrence during the Arab revolt and his disgust at the subsequent betrayal of the Arabs in the postwar negotiations have become the stuff of legend, but the adventures of Lawrence ... (Read More)
 
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