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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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Life in the Country
Giovanni Verga. J.G. Nichols, trans. Paul Bailey, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910428.  Daedalus Item Code: 53725
 
A licentious woman coerces her son-in-law into an illicit affair; a young boy, forced to work down in a mine to make a living, is robbed of his childhood; and a returning soldier toys with the ... (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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Lives in Writing: Essays
David Lodge.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557903.  Daedalus Item Code: 53832
 
The author of such novels as the Whitbread Award winner How Far Can You Go? and the Booker Prize finalist Small World as well as several volumes of literary criticism, including The ... (Read More)
 
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
 
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (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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The Making of Middle-Earth: A New Look Inside the World of J.R.R. Tolkien
Christopher Snyder.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402784767.  Daedalus Item Code: 60567
 
When J.R.R. Tolkien created the realms of Middle-earth in his enormously popular Lord of the Rings saga, he drew on inspirations ranging from the languages, poetry, and mythology of medieval ... (Read More)
 
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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
 
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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The Marquise of O—
Heinrich von Kleist. Andrew Miller, foreword. Richard Stokes, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910541.  Daedalus Item Code: 53735
 
Held captive by Russian soldiers, the Marquise is rescued before they can rape her, but a few months later, she finds herself pregnant, in this novelette by Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811). Insisting ... (Read More)
 
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Masters of Crime: Fiction's Finest Villains and Their Real-Life Inspirations
Adam Nightingale.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752454184.  Daedalus Item Code: 41635
 
From Fagin to Professor Moriarty, Moll Cutpurse to A.J. Raffles, some of the most infamous fictional villains and anti-heroes ever to prowl London were rooted in the lives and careers of a litany of ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting the Devil: A Book of Memoir from the London Review of Books
Alan Bennett, preface.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022670.  Daedalus Item Code: 53400
 
Autobiography has been an essential element of the London Review of Books since its founding in 1979, and this volume collects many outstanding pieces of memoir that first appeared in the ... (Read More)
 
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