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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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Jane Austen: Her Life, Her Times, Her Novels
Janet Todd.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781770429.  Daedalus Item Code: 53341
Presented in an oversized scrapbook format, this life of Jane Austen is illustrated throughout with original engravings from her books, photos, contemporary prints and art works, and portraits. It ... (Read More)
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Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
Claire Harman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312680657.  Daedalus Item Code: 30663
Mention Jane Austen and you'll likely incite a slew of fervent opinions from anyone within earshot. Almost two hundred years after her death, Austen remains a hot topic, inspiring such bestsellers as ... (Read More)
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Jonathan Wild the Great
Henry Fielding. Peter Ackroyd, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910893.  Daedalus Item Code: 53718
Based on the crimes and career of a real-life 18th-century gangland criminal, this 1734 novel by the author of Tom Jones is one of the finest satires in the English language. Against a ... (Read More)
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Journey to the Moon
Cyrano de Bergerac. Andrew Smith, foreword. Andrew Brown, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911494.  Daedalus Item Code: 53719
So completely has Cyrano de Bergerac (1619–55) been identified with Edmond Rostand's play and its later adaptations that it is sometimes forgotten that he was a real author, and one of the most ... (Read More)
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Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet: A New Biography
Suheil Bushrui & Joe Jenkins.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43772
Originally published in 1923, Kahlil Gibran's poetic masterpiece The Prophet inspired millions around the world with its timeless words of love and mystical longing. Yet Gibran's genius went ... (Read More)
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The King of Pirates
Daniel Defoe. Peter Ackroyd, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910114.  Daedalus Item Code: 53720
Following the success of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe composed a further tale of high adventure at sea. In response to a letter accusing him of the worst possible deeds, Captain Avery—the ... (Read More)
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The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creations of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece
Roseanne Montillo.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062025814.  Daedalus Item Code: 43873
It was an era of eccentric scientific forays and of literary experimentation, and Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein is the result of these realms converging. In this dual work of ... (Read More)
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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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Langston Hughes: The Value of Contradiction
Bonnie Greer.
Publisher: Blackamber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906413767.  Daedalus Item Code: 44484
Langston Hughes was a man far ahead of his time, notes actress, author, and playwright Bonnie Greer—but his actions were often unpredictable and contradictory, and he refused classification. Hughes ... (Read More)
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The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books
Jeff Martin & C. Max Magee, eds.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593764043.  Daedalus Item Code: 32386
From Gutenberg's press and Edison's phonograph to the iPod and the e-reader, the ways we create, distribute, and absorb information have changed dramatically, and continue to change. In this quaint, ... (Read More)
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