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The Lesson of the Master
Henry James. Colm Tóibín, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53723
Aspiring writer Paul Overt is thrilled to become a protégé of the celebrated novelist Henry St. George, in this 1888 novella by Henry James. Enthralled by Marian Fancourt, Overt contemplates ... (Read More)
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Let Us Go Then, You & I: Selected Poems
T.S. Eliot.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571256266.  Daedalus Item Code: 53941
A 2014 BBC poll found that Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888–1965) was Great Britain's favorite poet, underscoring just how far the Missouri-born writer's reputation has come since he bewildered readers ... (Read More)
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Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings
Shirley Jackson. Laurence Jackson Hyman & Sarah Hyman Dewitt, eds. Ruth Franklin, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997668.  Daedalus Item Code: 59699
Since her death in 1965, Shirley Jackson's prominence in the landscape of 20th-century fiction has only grown. Remarkably, the archives she left behind are still yielding unknown works, and this ... (Read More)
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Letters of Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes. Christopher Reid, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571221387.  Daedalus Item Code: 53945
Revered and reviled, the late British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes was best known as a poet and translator, but in this book of nearly 300 of his letters—including 16 pages of black and white ... (Read More)
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Letters to Pauline
Stendhal. Andrew Brown, trans. Adam Thirwell, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911678.  Daedalus Item Code: 53724
Determined to take his younger sister Pauline's education in hand, Henri Beyle—better known as Stendhal (1783–1842)—was obliged to continue her tuition in epistolary fashion on leaving Grenoble. In ... (Read More)
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A Literary Love Affair
Natalie Thomas & Benjamin O'Mahony, readers.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 1 audio CD.
ISBN: 9780712351362.  Daedalus Item Code: 53120
This spoken-word anthology of poems, letters, and extracts from classic novels looks back over some of the great love affairs of literary history in works by British poets and authors from ... (Read More)
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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets—not rock stars—were the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
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Long Way Home: In Search of Steinbeck's America
Bill Barich.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717542.  Daedalus Item Code: 31913
"We do not take a trip; a trip takes us," John Steinbeck noted in his 1962 classic Travels with Charley. Inspired by a copy of Travels that he stumbled upon in Ireland, where he had ... (Read More)
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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Harriet Reisen.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312658878.  Daedalus Item Code: 42468
In her vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott, PBS and HBO television documentarian Harriet Reisen portrays a writer as worthy of interest in her own right as her most famous ... (Read More)
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The Lover's Watch
Aphra Behn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910749.  Daedalus Item Code: 53731
Knowing that her lover Damon might be tempted by other women during a brief separation, Iris subversively maps out his day for him, hour by hour, to keep his thoughts upon her alone. Interspersed ... (Read More)
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Manon Lescaut
Antoine François Prevost. Germaine Greer, foreword. Andrew Brown, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910756.  Daedalus Item Code: 53734
Despite the threat of losing his inheritance, the Chevalier des Grieux takes his lover Manon Lescaut to Paris, where they live a free-spirited existence, even as he struggles to satisfy her taste for ... (Read More)
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