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Love and Friendship
Jane Austen. Fay Weldon, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910602.  Daedalus Item Code: 53730
Her death at age 41 made every one of Jane Austen's literary compositions a vital clue to understanding her life's work, and these examples of her juvenilia are no exception. Completed when she was ... (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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Macbeth: Signature Shakespeare
William Shakespeare. Jesse M. Lander, ed. David Scott Kastan, series ed. Kevin Stanton, illus.
Publisher: Signature.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402790034.  Daedalus Item Code: 40825
The three weird sisters appear, the dagger floats in eerie light, the ghost of Banquo appears at the feast, his unborn heirs parade as kings, and Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane in the cut-paper ... (Read More)
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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead
Paula Byrne.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060881313.  Daedalus Item Code: 51053
This is a terrifically engaging and original biography about one of England's greatest novelists and the glamorous, eccentric, debauched, and ultimately tragic family that provided him with the most ... (Read More)
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Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre, How We Dignify the Dead
Sarah Murray.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250015655.  Daedalus Item Code: 41682
The author of Moveable Feasts and a regular contributor to London's Financial Times, Sarah Murray never gave much thought to what might ultimately happen to her remains, until her ... (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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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
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A Mark Twain Christmas: A Journey Across Three Christmas Seasons
Carlo Devito.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781604334487.  Daedalus Item Code: 52262
"If my boot should leave a stain on the marble ... leave it there always in memory of my visit ... and let it remind you to be a good little girl." When Samuel Clemens—better known as Mark ... (Read More)
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Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years
Michael Shelden.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679448006.  Daedalus Item Code: 38422
Late in 1906, 71-year-old Mark Twain attended a meeting on copyright law at the Library of Congress. The arrival of the famous author caused the usual stir—then Twain took off his overcoat to reveal ... (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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