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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

1980 - Fiction - Limited preview
The scholar-fantacist offers faithful translations of the three classics of Medieval English verse
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The Winter Queen

Boris Akunin - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
Moscow, May 1876: What would cause a talented young student from a wealthy family to shoot himself in front of a promenading public in the Alexander Gardens? Decadence and boredom, most likely, is what the commander of the Criminal Investigation ...
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Strange tales from a Chinese studio

Songling Pu, John Minford - 2006 - Fiction - Snippet view
The Strange Tales of Pu Songling (1640-1715) are exquisite and amusing miniatures that are regarded as the pinnacle of classical Chinese fiction. With their elegant prose, witty wordplay and subtle charm, the 104 stories in this selection reveal ...
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The Annotated Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame - 2009 - Fiction - Limited preview
A lavishly bound tribute to the classic children's tale is augmented by hundreds of famous images illuminating the adventures of Mole, Mr. Toad, and the story's other companions, in an edition that features story commentary, new material on ...
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Majesty: Elizabeth II and the House of Windsor

Robert Lacey - 1977 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
The Queen's personal life and her involvement in political crises are given equal attention in this detailed portrait of the British royal family in the twentieth century
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Last Lion, The: Winston Spencer Churchill Alone 1932-1940 -

William Manchester - 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Details the life and times of one of the world's most powerful leaders
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The Space Child's Mother Goose

Frederick Winsor - 1958 - Children's poetry - No preview available
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The Lisle Letters: An Abridgement

Muriel St. Clare Byrne, Bridget Boland - 1983 - History - Limited preview
A collection of the letters of Arthur Plantagenet, Lord Lisle, provides an informative look at life in Tudor England and at political intrigue at the court of Henry VIII
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