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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780877488.  Daedalus Item Code: 42359
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (Read More)
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The Haunted House
Charles Dickens. Peter Ackroyd, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910213.  Daedalus Item Code: 53707
Following the tremendous success of A Christmas Carol there was a great public demand for more tales of ghostly visitation, and in 1859, Charles Dickens happily obliged. A Yuletide gathering ... (Read More)
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Henry James: The Mature Master
Sheldon M. Novick.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679450238.  Daedalus Item Code: 00563
The New York Times compared Sheldon Novick's first volume of Henry James's life, The Young Master, to "a movie of James's life, as it unfolds, moment to moment, lending the book a ... (Read More)
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Henry James: His Women and His Art
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088928.  Daedalus Item Code: 43990
Frequently cited as a homosexual or even an asexual, Henry James nonetheless cultivated two particularly close and tragic friendships with women—James's cousin Minny Temple, who died of tuberculosis ... (Read More)
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The Holly-Tree Inn
Charles Dickens et al. Melisa Klimaszewski, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911968.  Daedalus Item Code: 53712
A gentleman on a journey finds himself snowed in at the Holly-Tree Inn for a week, and resolves to entertain himself by recording the stories he hears from his fellow travelers. The fictional ... (Read More)
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Hopkins: The Mystic Poets
Gerard Manley Hopkins. Thomas Ryan, preface.
Publisher: Skylight Paths.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594730108.  Daedalus Item Code: 50474
Christian mystical poet Gerard Manley Hopkins is admired for his use of fresh language and startling metaphors to describe the world around him. Beneath the surface of his lovely verse lies a ... (Read More)
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Huck Finn's America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece
Andrew Levy.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439186961.  Daedalus Item Code: 53903
Lincoln biographer Andrew Levy's provocative and exuberant investigation into Mark Twain's writing of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn overturns everything we thought we knew about this great ... (Read More)
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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
Eve Ensler.
Publisher: Metropolis Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51523
Best known as the author of The Vagina Monologues, activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Upon discovering that ... (Read More)
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In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales and Essays by Edgar Allan Poe
Michael Connelly, ed.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061690402.  Daedalus Item Code: 53524
Any anthology of Edgar Allan Poe's stories is cause for excitement and this one is no exception, as it includes such gems as "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of ... (Read More)
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The Intellectual's Checklist: More than 350 Esoteric Facts, Figures, and Philosophies Only the Smartest People Know
Richard J. Wallace & James V. Wallace.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781440530289.  Daedalus Item Code: 54587
Can you name all five movements of Beethoven's Missa solemnis in D major? Or all of the films that Kurosawa based on Western works? Or Dante's Nine Circles of Hell? If so, you're off to an ... (Read More)
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Into the Frame: The Four Loves of Ford Madox Brown
Angela Thirlwell.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179021.  Daedalus Item Code: 41286
Exploring the public art and private demons of Ford Madox Brown, one of the finest but least understood among the Pre-Raphaelite artists, this book is as much about the four women central to his ... (Read More)
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J.D. Salinger: A Life
Kenneth Slawenski.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069514.  Daedalus Item Code: 34160
The author of The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger eluded fans and journalists for most of his life, making himself one of the most mysterious figures in American literature. In his youth he ... (Read More)
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