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            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy

            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy (Hardback)

            By Rodden, John

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            Is George Orwell the most influential writer who ever lived? Yes, according to Rodden's provocative book about the transformation of a man into a myth. He charts the astonishing passage of a litterateur into a legend.

            ISBN 9780691182742
            Published 15 September 2019
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            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir
             

            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ihimaera, Witi

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            "This is the second volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the begining of his career"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143773030
            Published 3 September 2019 by Random House
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            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books (Hardback)

            By Pollard, Clare

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            What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in picture books so often represented by being eaten? We've read Green Eggs and Ham, laughed at Mr Tickle and whetted our appetites with The Very Hungry Caterpillar ...

            ISBN 9780241354780
            Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The London Lover: My Weekend that Lasted Thirty Years
             

            The London Lover: My Weekend that Lasted Thirty Years (Paperback)

            By Sigal, Clancy

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            `An exuberant, breathless sprint through London in the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies... It's bright, boisterous and extremely funny' Tatler If Fielding's Tom Jones were alive in postwar England he might be Clancy Sigal, the American author of this restlessly curious memoir. Hone ...

            ISBN 9781408885819
            Published 5 August 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War

            Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War (Hardback)

            By White, Duncan

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            In this ground-breaking and fascinating book, Duncan White illuminates a period in history in which literature became one of the most potent of weapons, and its authors often the bravest of warriors: the Cold War.

            ISBN 9781408707999
            Published 29 August 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography
             

            The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography (Paperback)

            By Zephaniah, Benjamin

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            The stunning autobiography of the poet, writer, lyricist and activist, Benjamin Zephaniah.

            ISBN 9781471168956
            Published 1 July 2019 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture

            Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture (Hardback)

            By Nayar, Pramod K.

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            Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity - the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventio ...

            ISBN 9780367271053
            Published 2 July 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment
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            Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler's Prose: Five Psycho-Sociological Readings
             

            Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler's Prose: Five Psycho-Sociological Readings (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kolkenbrock, Marie

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            What was the function of the invocation of destiny in the increasingly secularized era of turn-of-the-century Vienna? By exploring this question, Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler's Prose offers a new psycho-sociological perspective on the narrative works of Arthur Schn ...

            ISBN 9781501357329
            Published 22 August 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series New Directions in German Studies
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            Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa

            Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa (Hardback)

            By Harris, Ashleigh

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            This volume argues that the seizure of African land and mineral resources after the financial collapse of 2008 has been accompanied by a discursive effacement of Africa in the global imaginary. This relationship between economics and discourse is the basis of Harris's notion of d ...

            ISBN 9780367199272
            Published 19 September 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Literary Cultures of the Global South
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            Christian Modernism in an Age of Totalitarianism: T.S. Eliot, Karl Mannheim and the Moot

            Christian Modernism in an Age of Totalitarianism: T.S. Eliot, Karl Mannheim and the Moot (Hardback)

            By Kurlberg, Jonas

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            With fascism on the march in Europe and a second World War looming, a group of Britain's leading intellectuals - including T.S. Eliot, Karl Mannheim, John Middleton Murry and Michael Polanyi - gathered together to explore ways of revitalising a culture that seemed to have lost it ...

            ISBN 9781350090514
            Published 25 July 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Historicizing Modernism
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