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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
Publisher: Steerforth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586422073.  Daedalus Item Code: 38408
 
Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Sir Thomas Wyatt was admired and envied in equal measure. His love poetry ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300112191.  Daedalus Item Code: 51988
 
Charles Dickens was regarded as the great proponent of hearth and home in Victorian Britain, though in 1858 this image was nearly shattered by the breakup of his marriage and rumors of a scandalous ... (Read More)
 
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Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250039460.  Daedalus Item Code: 54510
 
Famous for the indelible child characters he created, from Little Nell and Oliver Twist to David Copperfield, Charles Dickens was himself the father of ten children (and a possible 11th). Robert ... (Read More)
 
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The Greatest Books You'll Never Read: Unpublished Masterpieces By the World's Greatest Writers
Bernard Richards.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781844037933.  Daedalus Item Code: 73814
 
Why wasn't Thomas Hardy's first novel ever published? Were the short lines of Virgil's Aeneid awaiting a rewrite? What happened to the manuscript of the long-promised "magnum opus" that Truman ... (Read More)
 
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A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780544671942.  Daedalus Item Code: 64532
 
"Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is exhausting for children to have to provide explanations over and over again," wrote Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in The Little Prince. ... (Read More)
 
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A Guinea Pig Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781632867087.  Daedalus Item Code: 69453
 
After we giggled our way through A Guinea Pig Nativity and nearly swooned over A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice, all we could think was "Please sir? We want some more!" Happily, our pleas ... (Read More)
 
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A Guinea Pig Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781635570007.  Daedalus Item Code: 79569
 
Continuing in the dramatic tradition that saw such triumphs as A Guinea Pig Nativity, A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice, and the immortal A Guinea Pig Oliver Twist, our favorite ... (Read More)
 
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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Amanda Vaill.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172992.  Daedalus Item Code: 70033
 
Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Author of the National Book Critics Circle ... (Read More)
 
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Houdini and Conan Doyle: The Great Magician and the Inventor of Sherlock Holmes: Friends of Genius. Deadly Rivals
Christopher Sandford.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780715642801.  Daedalus Item Code: 73941
 
The creator of the ultra-rational Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle had an unshakable faith in spiritualism, believing that psychics could put him in touch with his departed loved ones; after his ... (Read More)
 
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The Household Tips of the Great Writers
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847082527.  Daedalus Item Code: 53596
 
Just because they have deep thoughts and singular perspectives on the human condition doesn't mean that the great writers of literature don't occasionally have to throw a dinner party, caulk a ... (Read More)
 
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Hyde Park Gate News: The Stephen Family Newspaper
Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, with Thoby Stephen. Hermione Lee, foreword. Gill Lowe, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911418.  Daedalus Item Code: 53713
 
As children, Virginia Woolf, elder sister Vanessa Bell, and brother Thoby Stephen collaborated on their very own family newspaper. This anthology pairs a selection from these texts with 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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The Iliad: A New Translation
Homer. Caroline Alexander, trans.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062046277.  Daedalus Item Code: 71575
 
Composed around 730 BC, Homer's Iliad recounts the events of a few momentous weeks in the protracted ten-year war between the invading Greeks and the Trojans in their besieged city of Ilion. ... (Read More)
 
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