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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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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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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 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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Young Henry: The Rise of Henry VIII
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250012616.  Daedalus Item Code: 44232
 
When his elder brother Arthur died in 1502, Henry inherited his place in the Tudor succession, his wardrobe, and his wife, the Spanish princess Katherine of Aragon. And after he became king in April ... (Read More)
 
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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher
Lewis Thomas.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140243277.  Daedalus Item Code: 52592
 
This is an intriguing and beautifully written medical memoir from the author of the National Book Award winners The Lives of a Cell and The Medusa and the Snail. Lewis Thomas observes ... (Read More)
 
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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Reza Aslan.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812981483.  Daedalus Item Code: 62305
 
Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the "Kingdom of God." His revolutionary movement was ... (Read More)
 
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