Poetry and Classics

    Poetry & Classics

    Everyone Knows I am a Haunting

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    Hitler Saved My Life

    By Jim Riswold

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    Charles Dickens: Faith, Angels and the Poor

    By Keith Hooper

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    The faith of Charles Dickens, the most influential and popular author of the Victorian era.

    The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1994-2016

    By Martin Amis

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    Of all the great novelists writing today, none shows the same gift as Martin Amis for writing non-fiction - his essays, literary criticism and journalism are justly acclaimed.

    Shakespeare\'s Pictures: Visual Objects in the Drama

    By Keir Elam

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    Shakespeare's Pictures is the first full-length study of visual objects in Shakespearean drama. In several plays Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night, among others pictures are brought on stage - in the form of portraits or other images - as part of the dramatic action. Shakespeare's characters show,...

    Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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    In The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, one of the best-known and best-loved poems in the English language, a grizzled old sailor stops a man on his way to a wedding and tells a terrifying story. He speaks of how he doomed the crew of his ship by shooting dead...

    Bees

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    `Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian `Wonderful . . . a poet alert to every sound and shape of language' Sunday Telegraph The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first collection of poems as Poet Laureate. In it she uses her full poetic range: there are...

    Other Country

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    The Other Country was Carol Ann Duffy's third collection, and as with her later books, takes its readers on journeys that seem initially similar - but soon prove anything but. This book leads our imagination to places our minds could not have suspected were there, or would not have dared...

    Aesop's Fables

    By Aesop

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    This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites - the wily fox, the vain peacock, the predatory cat and the steady tortoise - just as endearingly...

    Mean Time

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    In her prize-winning fourth collection, Carol Ann Duffy dramatizes scenes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood, finding moments of grace or consolation in memory, love and language amid the complexities of life. These are powerful poems of loss, betrayal and desire.

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