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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa (Hardback)

By Farrell, Joseph

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the Samoan Islands

ISBN 9780857059956
Published 12 September 2017 by Quercus Publishing Plc
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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Farrell, Joseph

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the Samoan Islands

ISBN 9780857057617
Published 11 July 2017 by Quercus Publishing Plc
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Mark Twain: The Adventures of Samuel L. Clemens
 

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Samuel L. Clemens (Hardback)

By Loving, Jerome

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A re-examination of Mark Twain's life. This biography focuses on Mark Twain - the humorist and the quipster and sheds light on the wit, pathos, and tragedy of the author of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn . It shows how the Southerner transformed himself into a Westerner and final ...

ISBN 9780520252578
Published 1 April 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Her Brilliant Career: The Life of Stella Miles Franklin

Her Brilliant Career: The Life of Stella Miles Franklin (Hardback)

By Roe, Jill

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Born in the Australian bush, Stella Miles Franklin became an international publishing sensation in 1901, at the age of 21, with My Brilliant Career, whose portrayal of an ambitious and independent woman defying social expectations still captivates readers. This biography details ...

ISBN 9780674036093
Published 15 September 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life
  

Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life (Hardback)

By Martin, Priscilla; Rowe, Anne

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This largely chronological study of Iris Murdoch's literary life begins with her fledgling publications at Badminton School and Oxford, and her Irish heritage. It moves through the novels of the next four decades and concludes with an account of the biographical, critical and med ...

ISBN 9781403948502
Published 16 July 2010 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory and Modernity

Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory and Modernity (Hardback)

Edited by Hill, Richard J.

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In his travel narrative Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (1879), Robert Louis Stevenson declares, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. Taking up the concepts of time, place, and memory, the contributors to this coll ...

ISBN 9781472469359
Published 3 February 2017 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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The Grand Tour
 

The Grand Tour (Hardback)

By Christie, Agatha; Edited by Prichard, Matthew

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Published in the United Kingdom in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers --T.p. verso.

ISBN 9780062191229
Published 20 November 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers
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The Grand Tour (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Christie, Agatha; Edited by Prichard, Mathew

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Published in the United Kingdom in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers --T.p. verso.

ISBN 9780062191250
Published 10 September 2013 by William Morrow & Company
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Jack London: A Life
 

Jack London: A Life (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition, Contains Paperback / softback and Undefined)

By Kershaw, Alex

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The passionate portrait of the classic American novelist--lover, fighter, andadventurer Jack London. Two 8-page photo inserts.

ISBN 9780312199043
Published 1 February 1999 by St. Martins Press-3pl
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Mark Twain: The Adventures of Samuel L. Clemens
 

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Samuel L. Clemens (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Loving, Jerome

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Mark Twain, who was often photographed with a cigar, once remarked that he came into the world looking for a light. This biography, published on the centennial of the writer's death focuses on Mark Twain, humorist and quipster, and sheds light on the wit, pathos, and tragedy of t ...

ISBN 9780520269859
Published 1 April 2011 by University of California Press
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