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Letters Between Samuel Butler and Miss Savage

By: N/A

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape, 1935

380pp, spotting to compressed edge & throughout. Butler had known Eliza Savage for many a year before their relations turned from frosty to friendly - both were avid letter keepers & this collection focuses on their correspondence 1871 to 85, the year of her death. Butler based a character on her in The Way of all Flesh. View more info

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Whine Festival

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

What?? Tamworth citizens complain? - surely not - - - unless they're participating in the Annual Whine Festival. Please note the festival runs from Jan 1 until Dec 31. Name the town that doesn't love a good whine festival and we'll think of something for them to whinge about. View more info



By: Aiken Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elm Treet Books, London, 1982

Edition: First Edition

Very Good condition. "Advice on plot construction, character and importance of inessential detail; discusses humour and fantasy and touches on the vexed question of the moral message." View more info

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An Anthology of Colonial and Postcolonial Short Fiction

By: Baldwin, Dean & Quinn, Patrick

Price: $80.00

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin, 2007

An Anthology of Colonial and Postcolonial Short Fiction by Baldwin & Quinn is over 500g to post & 925 crisp pp. Part one defines imperialism & colonialism and has a primer on postcolonial theory. Part two has the stories xxxxxx - stories are identified as being from England, Ireland, Canada, the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Africa, Australia and new Zealand. The stories have intros, footnotes & queries. Here's a summary of the book's intention >> This anthology offers a b... View more info

The Oxford Literary History of Australia

By: Bennett, Bruce & Strauss, Jennifer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1998

The Oxford Literary History of Australia, well over the 500g mark & heading to 500pp. Key Features are: Sixteen leading cultural historians and literary critics from around Australia - Invaluable guide to major writings in all literary genres: poetry, drama, fiction, radio, film, and television - Entries recognise the diversity of Australian writing and its historical and political contexts - Two outstanding chapters on Aboriginal writing - Highly useful chronolo... View more info


By: Browning D.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Orchard Editions Ltd. UK, 1986

Edition: First Thus

Unclipped Price, As New Condition, A complete reference to the quotations of Shakespeare, as well as a full index to the key words and salient points of each quotation or extract. View more info


By: Coward Noel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen, 1984

Edition: First UK Edition

Very Good condition. The first in a series of three, consisting of ten comedic memoirs of unlikely royal personages, such as Donna Isabella Angelica Y'Bananas. View more info

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The Outline Of Literature

By: Drinkwater, John (ed) & Shipp, Horace (rev)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, George Newnes, 1966

872pp, approx 1.5kg to post The Outline Of Literature, edited by John Drinkwater and revised by Horace Shipp. Covers the history of literature from the earliest times (in overview) through to World War II with some less detailed overviews of 50's authors added in by Shipp. Quite in-depth and covers European and American authors as well as giving an overview of Greek and Roman works. Chapters on; *THE FIRST BOOK IN THE WORLD *HOMER *THE BIBLE *SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST*GR... View more info


By: Fitzgerald Robert D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Univerisity of Queensland Press, 1976

Edition: First Edition

Robert Fitzgerald's recollections of his family origins in Ireland, his association with Australian literary figures, his time spent in France and his experiences as a surveyor in pre-war Fiji. View more info


By: Jacobsohn Rachel W.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hyperion New York, 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Everything you need to know to start your own book club. Very well researched and presented View more info

The compassionate satirist: Ben Jonson and his imperfect World

By: Joseph Allen Bryant

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, University of Georgia Press, 1972

The book ooks at Johnston's career & in particular 8 plays. 196 clean white well bound pp, plastic over dj. View more info

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A Reader's Guide to the Contemporary English Novel

By: Karl, Frederick

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson, 1970

Edition: Fourth Printing

In this study, Frederick R. Karl defines and evaluates the main movements in the English novel beginning with Joyce. Karl devotes separate chapters to the works of C. P. Snow, Samuel Beckett, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Graham Greene, Lawrence Durrell, Elizabeth Bowen and others. Karl also looks at prominent authors & their take on the novel genre eg: Amis, Murdoch, Powell, Spark & more. 304 pristine pp & a whisker under 500g to post. View more info


By: Lurie Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cardinal, London, 1991

"With sparkling logic and originality, Lurie looks at authors who have written with dangerous directness to the young: E. Nesbit with her socialist solutions to the problems in the cabbage patch and Frances Hodgson Burnett with radical views of psychology in The Secret Barden..." Plus many other authors mentioned including Beatrix Potter, James Barrie, Tolkein, Lewis Carroll and T.H. WHITE. View more info

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Nine winning habits of successful Authors

By: McAlpine, Rachel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NZ, CC Press, 2000

188pp of advice, less than 500g (that's good advice right there > make your book weigh under 500g. Previous owner name. View more info

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American Literature 1919-1932 a Comparitive History

By: McCormick, John

Price: $19.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge & Kegan Pau, 1971

256pp & less than 500g. "This is a brilliant, succinct and penetrating work and should be a standard introduction to the literature and cultural climate of the period. It is a short history of the most important creative period of American literature, which includes such names as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner. The author's account of this period is both critical and historical, and the writers and their work are discussed with ... View more info