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London Stories

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London has the greatest literary tradition of any city in the world. Its roll-call of story-tellers includes cultural giants who changed the way the world thought about writing, like Shakespeare, Defoe and Dickens. But there has also been an innumerable host of writers who have sought to capture the essence of London and what it meant for the people who lived there or were merely passing through. They found...
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New York Stories

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by Tesdell, Diana Secker
Writers have always been uniquely inspired by New York City, and the classic stories collected here provide a kaleidoscopic vision of the metropolis in all its grittiness and glamour. Acclaimed writers past and present, ranging from Truman Capote, Bernard Malamud, John Cheever and Shirley Jackson to Jay McInerney, Edwidge Danticat and Junot Diaz, introduce us to starry-eyed tourists and ambitious immigrants...
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London Everyman Mapguide: 2016

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A clever combination of text, photographs and clear cartography. It features 6 colour-coded districts, each with its own large-scale fold-out map. A spread at the front highlights the 10 sights you shouldn't miss; one at the back highlights the 10 best things to do when in London. It details of more than 100 restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, clubs, markets and art galleries. All the practical advice needed o...
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The Ambassadors

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by Henry James
This complex tale of self-discovery, considered by the author to be his best work, traces the path of an aging idealist, Lambert Strether. Arriving in Paris with the intention of persuading his young charge to abandon an obsession with a French woman and return home, Strether reaches unexpected conclusions.
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New York Everyman Mapguide: 2016

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This book features a clever combination of text, photographs and clear cartography, 6 colour-coded districts, each with its own large-scale fold-out map, a spread at the front highlights the 10 sights you shouldn't miss; one at the back highlights the 10 best things to do when in New York. It details of more than 180 restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, clubs, markets and art galleries. All the practical advice...
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Paris Everyman Mapguide 2015

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DUE OUT JANUARY 2015
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Rumi Poems

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by Washington, Peter
It is often said that Rumi (aka Jalal al-Din, 1207-73) is now the most popular poet in the United States. This conquest of the new world by a middle-eastern medieval writer who died before Chaucer was even born has been achieved with extraordinary speed in less than thirty years. The main key to Rumi's success is the spiritual appeal of his work. It combines lyrical beauty with philosophical profundity, a s...
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His Dark Materials Trilogy

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by Philip Pullman
The book, resting somewhere between the fantasy and science fiction genres, with its rich and complex world, will captivate adults as well as younger readers.
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Troubles / The Seige of Krishnapur

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by Farrell J G
Inspired by the Indian Mutiny of 1857, "The Siege of Krishnapur" is set in the fictional town of that name where a British garrison withstands a four-month siege by mutineers. Eventually rescued after undergoing terrible privations, the leading characters all find their ideals tested and their smug assumptions of military and moral superiority severely shaken. In "Troubles", Major Brendan Archer travels to ...
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Stories of the Sea

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by Everyman's Pocket Classics
This title includes classic adventure stories by Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, Stephen Crane, Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London that mix with marvellously imaginative tales by Isak Dinesen, Patricia Highsmith and J. G. Ballard. Robert Olen Butler explores the memories of a Titanic victim who has become part of the sea that swallowed him; Ray Bradbury's "The Fog Horn" summons something primeval and lo...
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Dog Stories

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by Tesdell, Diana Secker
The unforgettable canines gathered here include Kipling's heroically faithful 'Garm', Bret Harte's irrepressible scoundrel of a 'yaller dog' and the aggressively affectionate three-legged pit bull who lives in a block of flats for dogs in Jonathan Lethem's 'Ava's Apartment'. Here are stories which touchingly illuminate the dog's role in the emotional lives of humans, such as Tobias Wolff's 'Her Dog', where ...
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Amsterdam Everyman Mapguide: 2016

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A clever combination of text, photographs and clear cartography. It features 6 colour-coded districts, each with its own large-scale fold-out map. A spread at the front highlights the 10 sights you shouldn't miss; one at the back highlights the 10 best things to do when in Amsterdam. It details of more than 100 restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, clubs, markets and art galleries. All the practical advice neede...
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Persian Poems

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by Washington, Peter
Still little known in the West, Persian poetry offers extraordinary riches. While celebrating the beauty of the world in poems about love, wine and poetry itself, or telling anecdotes of everyday life, Persian poetry set these themes in the wider religious and philosophical context of Islam. Omar, Rumi, Saadi, Sanai, Attar, Hafez and Jami - the great lyric and didactic poets of medieval Persia - are all rep...
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Venice Everyman Mapguide: 2016

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A clever combination of text, photographs and clear cartography. It features 6 colour-coded districts, each with its own large-scale fold-out map. A spread at the front highlights the 10 sights you shouldn't miss; one at the back highlights the 10 best things to do when in Venice. It details of more than 100 restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, clubs, markets and art galleries. All the practical advice needed o...
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Japanese Haiku Poems

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by Washington, Peter
Once confined to a literary elite in Japan, haiku are now written all over the world by poets who find their combination of brevity, technical discipline and expressive content irresistible. This collection brings together hundreds of poems by Japanese writers from the fifteenth century to the twentieth, with modern examples from Europe and America. In addition, there is a selection of poems influenced by h...
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Berlin Everyman Mapguide: 2016

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A clever combination of text, photographs and clear cartography. It features 6 colour-coded districts, each with its own large-scale fold-out map. A spread at the front highlights the 10 sights you shouldn't miss; one at the back highlights the 10 best things to do when in Berlin. It details of more than 100 restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, clubs, markets and art galleries. All the practical advice needed o...
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Fishing Stories

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by Hughes, Henry
"Fishing Stories" nets an abundant catch of wonderful writing in a wide variety of genres and styles. The moods range from the rollicking humour of Rudyard Kipling's "On Dry-Cow Fishing as a Fine Art" and the rural gothic of Annie Proulx's "The Wer-Trout" to the haunting elegy of Norman Maclean's "A River Runs Through It." Many of these tales celebrate human bonds forged over a rod, including Guy de Maupass...
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Eugene Onegin

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by Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich
Pushkin was the first Russian writer of European stature, and he is among the very few artists - such as Homer and Shakespeare - to have shaped the consciousness and history of an entire nation and its language, thereby affecting the world at large. Eugene Onegin is not merely the greatest poem in the Russian language by its most influential poet: it is a global culture, social and political icon of the hig...
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ENGLISH ALLSORTS

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by PETER ASHLEY
"Open this book with reverence. It is a hymn to England - the old England, the England of beach huts and Constable skies." (Clive Aslet). This beautiful book acts both as a touchstone for people's memories and as a guide to the visually lovely places and artefacts that we can still see and enjoy today, but as far away from a traditional 'tourist' guide as can be imagined. There is probably no illustrated bo...
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Paris Stories

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by Whiteside, Shaun
In the eighteenth century, Laurence Sterne explores the temptations of the French capital in a teasing study of foreign mores and Restif de la Bretonne provides an eye-witness account of the Revolution. From the 1800s, Hugo, Balzac, Flaubert, and Zola offer fascinating portraits of the city's teeming humanity; the Goncourt brothers chronicle the explosion of artistic talent; Huysmans describes an evening at...
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