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              Books in the Brief Lives series

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              Brief Lives: E. M. Forster
               

              Brief Lives: E. M. Forster (Paperback)

              By Canning, Richard

              E M Forster remains one of the most widely read and best-loved authors of the twentieth century. He made his name with novels such as A Room with a View and Howards End . This title intends to juxtapose Forster's public persona as a member of the English literary establishment wi...th the joys and torments of his private life.
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              ISBN 9781843919162
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
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              Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert
               

              Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert (Paperback)

              By Brown, Andrew

              Serving as an introduction to the well-known French writer - Flaubert, this work explores his fascinating and at times controversial life, examining his works and the circumstances in which they were written and published. It is suitable for those with an interest in Flaubert or ...nineteenth-century France.
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              ISBN 9781843919025
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              Brief Lives 3 - Newton
               

              Brief Lives 3 - Newton (Paperback, New title)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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              Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the English genius, made his greatest contributions to original thought before the age of twenty-five. He was the professor of mathematics at Cambridge, an MP, master of the mind and president of the Royal Society. He was fascinated by calculus, the plan...ets and the 'laws of motion'. This book talks about him.
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              ISBN 9780099287384
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2007
              Publisher Vintage
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              Chaucer: Brief Lives

              Chaucer: Brief Lives (Paperback, New edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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              Geoffrey Chaucer has some claim to being the greatest poet in the English language. Yet he has also been considered to be an invisible poet, self-depreciating and ironic, leaving only the breath of his comedy behind. In truth a great deal is known of him. He was a royal servant, ...who was indicted for rape.
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              ISBN 9780099287483
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2005
              Publisher Vintage
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              Brief Lives: Wilkie Collins
               

              Brief Lives: Wilkie Collins (Paperback)

              By Klimaszewski, Melisa

              A close friend and collaborator of Charles Dickens, Collins secured his own fame with sensational novels that feature intricate legal plots, mistaken identities, and complex crimes. Collins was also one of the most unconventional public figures of his day. This biography presents... his life story.
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              ISBN 9781843919155
              Publisher Bookwise International
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              Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell
               

              Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell (Paperback)

              By Shelston, Alan

              In this new biography, Alan Shelston, founder of The Gaskell Society Journal, sheds light on the life of the woman behind the writing: her literary successes, and also her marriage and humanitarian work.

              ISBN 9781843919216
              Publisher Bookwise International
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              Brief Lives: Henry James

              Brief Lives: Henry James (Paperback)

              By Hutchison, Hazel

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              Exploring the author's life, works and critical heritage, Brief Lives: Henry James presents a fresh take on one of the central figures in the English canon - perfect for both the general reader and the James enthusiast.

              ISBN 9781843919230
              Released NZ 24 Feb 2012
              Publisher Hesperus Press Ltd
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              Brief Lives: Honore De Balzac
               

              Brief Lives: Honore De Balzac (Paperback)

              By Carter, David

              Honore de Balzac was an extraordinarily prolific writer and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of realism. This biography looks at his body of work, setting it against his life in nineteenth-century France.

              ISBN 9781843919087
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              Brief Lives: Stendhal
               

              Brief Lives: Stendhal (Paperback)

              By Brown, Andrew

              Stendhal is remembered as one of the originators of the modern novel. During his lifetime, however, he was reputed to be a religious dissident and was known as a fervent supporter of Napoleon. This biography traces Stendhal's gradual evolution into a writer, following the defeat ...and exile of his political hero.
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              ISBN 9781843919131
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              Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad
               

              Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad (Paperback)

              By Griffiths, Gavin

              Born to Polish parents in Russian-dominated Ukraine, Joseph Conrad led an extraordinary and adventurous life, much of which was spent at sea. This biography charts his story, considering his writings in the light of his eventful experiences.

              ISBN 9781843919070
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