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Comics Art
Paul Gravett.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781849760560.  Daedalus Item Code: 51894
With outstanding examples reproduced on nearly every two-page spread, this is an outstanding historical overview of the evolution of sequential graphic art—better known as "comics"—into an art and ... (Read More)
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Christina Rossetti. Andrew Motion, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911197.  Daedalus Item Code: 53678
When William Charlmont is lost at sea, his devoted wife lies dying in childbirth and charges Catherine, their eldest daughter, to await his return. Years later, Catherine remains faithful to her ... (Read More)
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A Confession
Leo Tolstoy. Helen Dunmore, foreword. Anthony Briggs, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911906.  Daedalus Item Code: 53679
Written two years after Anna Karenina—a novel which he allegedly loathed and deeply regretted—Leo Tolstoy's 1879–80 hybrid of memoir and essay is an attempt to answer the fundamental question of ... (Read More)
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'Dangerous Work': Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Arthur Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower, eds.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358644.  Daedalus Item Code: 52393
Long before he created Sherlock Holmes, 20-year-old medical student Arthur Conan Doyle embarked on a seven-month stint as ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. A compelling facsimile of Doyle's diary ... (Read More)
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Daughters of the Vicar
D.H. Lawrence. Anita Desai, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910831.  Daedalus Item Code: 53682
Upon moving to rural, impoverished Aldecross, Reverend Ernest Lindley cannot ignore the fact that his new parishioners are far from welcoming. Rather than confront such hostility, the Lindley family ... (Read More)
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The Delighted States: A Book of Novels, Romances, and Their Unknown Translators, Containing Ten Languages, Set on Four Continents, and Accompanied by Maps, Portraits, Squiggles, Illustrations, and a Variety of Helpful Indexes
Adam Thirlwell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312428297.  Daedalus Item Code: 31973
(Winner of a 2008 Somerset Maugham Award) Having slept with a prostitute in Egypt, Gustave Flaubert begins writing Madame Bovary, which influences the minor French novelist Édouard ... (Read More)
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The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs
Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder & Fred R. Shapiro, compilers.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136029.  Daedalus Item Code: 52734
From the commonplace ("Make love, not war" and "It's a dog-eat-dog world") to the obscure ("Moonlight does not dry mittens" and "A singing army is invincible"), this intriguing anthology collects ... (Read More)
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A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
Alice Kessler-Harris.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608193950.  Daedalus Item Code: 44141
She was a groundbreaking figure and the most successful female playwright in American history. Yet Lillian Hellman was also one of the few artists who stood up to the political witch hunts of the ... (Read More)
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Dog Songs: Thirty-Five Dog Songs and One Essay
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125839.  Daedalus Item Code: 59511
Beloved by her readers, and close to the poet's own heart, the dog poems of Pulitzer Prize winner Mary Oliver have long offered a particular and intimate window into a private world. Dog Songs ... (Read More)
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Early Auden
Edward Mendelson.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571197835.  Daedalus Item Code: 32891
This acclaimed study from 1981 of W.H. Auden's writings up to 1939 remains one of the most penetrating, detailed, and informative examinations of the poet's prewar poetry and ideas. Auden's friend ... (Read More)
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Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America
Christopher Bram.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446563130.  Daedalus Item Code: 33753
In the years following World War II a group of gay writers established themselves as major cultural figures in American life, including Truman Capote, Gore Vidal, Tennessee Williams, James Baldwin, ... (Read More)
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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846143670.  Daedalus Item Code: 32563
Iranian-born author Lila Azam Zanganeh was just ten months old when Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977, but this hasn't diminished her lifelong passion for the writer whose art she celebrates in this ... (Read More)
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