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Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert
Andrew Brown.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919025.  Daedalus Item Code: 50355
 
Lionized as a "writer's writer" for his meticulously crafted prose and unapologetic approach to his subject matter, Gustave Flaubert (1821–80) scandalized French society with his 1857 novel Madame ... (Read More)
 
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By Sun and Candlelight: Poetry and Prose for all Your Days
Shirley Hughes, illus.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780340989647.  Daedalus Item Code: 72114
 
Literature isn't just something to study at school, and here the author of the Kate Greenaway Medal winner Dogger, A Year of Stories, and the Alfie books presents selections from her ... (Read More)
 
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The Chalice of Magdalene: The Search for the Cup That Held the Blood of Christ
Graham Phillips.
Publisher: Bear & Co.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781591430384.  Daedalus Item Code: 70219
 
The Arthurian legends of the Middle Ages depict the Holy Grail as Jesus Christ's cup from the Last Supper, which was believed to have been endowed with miraculous healing powers; a much earlier ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens: The Dickens Bicentenary 1812–2012
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley.
Publisher: Insight.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608870523.  Daedalus Item Code: 64597
 
Produced in association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London, this beautifully decorated visual biography follows Dickens's life through paintings, drawings, and photographs—as well as removable ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
Paul Strohm.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026432.  Daedalus Item Code: 71580
 
The Canterbury Tales remains a founding text of English literature, yet it only came about because Geoffrey Chaucer was all but ruined. In the politically and economically fraught London of ... (Read More)
 
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Childhood Memories and Other Stories
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Ian Thomson, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans. Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi & Alessandro Gallenzi, eds.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493057.  Daedalus Item Code: 51588
 
The author of The Leopard, one of the most poignant and enduringly popular novels of the 20th century, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa left only a few other pieces of fiction when he died ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography
Elaine Showalter.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645903.  Daedalus Item Code: 70654
 
She wrote the lyrics for "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after meeting Abraham Lincoln, but for much of her life poet Julia Ward Howe fought her own civil war at home, struggling against her ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Poems 1934–1953
Dylan Thomas.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753810668.  Daedalus Item Code: 73158
 
Renowned for his intensely lyrical poems and notorious for his dissolute lifestyle, Welsh author Dylan Thomas completed five volumes of verse before his death at age 39. This anthology collects all ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 2: Selections from the Memoirs and Travel Writings
Mark Twain. Richard Russo, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907726.  Daedalus Item Code: 69407
 
In this second volume of a two-volume set, Mark Twain's playful exuberance and storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures, from his stint as a fledgling ... (Read More)
 
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Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse
Michael Korda.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060957483.  Daedalus Item Code: 72743
 
When bestselling author and urban dweller Michael Korda and his wife Margaret decide to buy a beautiful but falling-down 18th-century house in upstate New York, they discover the hilarious, arduous, ... (Read More)
 
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Critic in Love: A Romantic Biography of Edmund Wilson
David Castronovo & Janet Groth.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593761530.  Daedalus Item Code: 72309
 
Critic, writer, and diarist, Edmund Wilson was a literary celebrity of enormous appetite. In his half century as a major force in American letters he not only knew everyone, he seemed to fall in love ... (Read More)
 
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