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  1. Stamboul Ghosts

    Stamboul Ghosts: A last stroll through bohemian Istanbul [Hardback]

    John Freely (Author); Andrew Finkel (Introduction); Maureen Freely (Other); Ara Güler (Illustrator)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780956594884
    Published by : Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
    The Irish-American physicist, academic and traveler John Freely wrote more than sixty lively books on travel, history and science before he died in 2017, aged 90. But It was Istanbul, where he emigrated with his family in 1960 to ... .... Learn More
  2. Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky: A Theological Engagement [Paperback]

    P.H. Brazier(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9780718895365
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    As a writer and prophet Dostoevsky was no academic theologian, yet his writings are deeply theological: his life, beliefs, even his epilepsy, all had a role in generating his theology and eschatology. Dostoevsky's novels are riven... .... Learn More
  3. Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike

    Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike [Paperback]

    John McTavish(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780718895372
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Big on style, slight on substance: that has been a common charge over the years by critics of John Updike. In fact, however, John Updike is one of the most serious writers of modern times. Myth, as this book shows, unlocks his fic... .... Learn More
  4. Evelyn Waugh

    Evelyn Waugh [Paperback]

    Ann Pasternak-Slater(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9780746308226
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    Everyone knows how funny Evelyn Waugh is. One of his finest comic creations was his own increasingly rebarbative public persona – a self-confessed ‘front of pomposity mitigated by indiscretion, that was as hard, bright... .... Learn More
  5. Understanding Relations Between Scripts II

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Philip J. Boyes(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789250923
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: Volume 1
    Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and... .... Learn More
  6. Lexical Collocations in Bilingual Dictionaries

    Lexical Collocations in Bilingual Dictionaries [Paperback]

    Barbara Berti(Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788869770531
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Elusive yet intuitive at the same time, the concept of collocation has attracted the attention of different branches of linguistics for many a year, owing to the proven pervasiveness of such combinations in languages. Although a u... .... Learn More
  7. Ian Mcewan

    Ian Mcewan [Paperback]

    William Granger Ryan(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9780746311653
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    A new edition of the first study in English of one of the most original and exciting writers of our time which adds substantially to critical appreciation of his body of work, which has grown considerably with publication of A Chi... .... Learn More
  8. Jack London

    Jack London [Paperback]

    Kenneth K. Brandt(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9780746312971
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    Recounting his 1897-98 Klondike Gold Rush experience Jack London stated: “It was in the Klondike I found myself. There nobody talks. Everybody thinks. There you get your perspective. I got mine.” This study explores ho... .... Learn More
  9. A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone

    A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone: Form, History and Discourse [Paperback]

    Cosetta M. Veronese (Author)

    $18.00

    ISBN: 9788869770432
    Published by : Mimesis International
    This book will be the first comprehensive and systematic account of the modes and reasons for which the profile of Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) has undergone a radical shift from poet to philosopher since the publication of the Zibaldone in 1898-1... .... Learn More
  10. Ancient Biography

    Ancient Biography: Identity through Lives [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor); Trevor Luke (Editor)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9780995461215
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 55
    The narration of lives (bioi) is pervasive in ancient written texts, but there has been comparatively little recent research into the genre of biography, perhaps because it has so many diverse forms and functions. From the Homeric... .... Learn More

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