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A Rage to Live
A Rage to Live John O'Hara
'O'Hara is the only American writer to whom America presents itself as a social scene in the way it once presented itself to Henry James, or France to Proust' The New York Times
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A Roland Barthes Reader
A Roland Barthes Reader Roland Barthes
An excellent introduction to the intellectual Roland Barthes, whose distinctive philosophy incorporates art, literature and diverse aspects of mainstream culture.
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A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas (Vintage Classics Woolf Series) Virginia Woolf
Woolf exposes the prejudices and constraints against which women writers struggled for centuries, and argues for a more equal literary establishment
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A Rose For Winter
A Rose For Winter Laurie Lee
'He writes like an angel, and conveys the pride and vitality of the humblest Spanish life with unfailing sharpness, zest and humour' SUNDAY TIMES
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A Severed Head
A Severed Head Iris Murdoch
‘This is a comedy with that touch of ferocity about it which makes for excitement’ - Elizabeth Jane Howard
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A Single Man
A Single Man Christopher Isherwood
A Single Man is an exclusive Vintage Classic that has been made into a film starring Julianne Moore and Colin Firth and directed by Tom Ford.
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A Special Providence
A Special Providence Richard Yates
A moving, ironic and often heart breaking exploration of post-war America by the author of Revolutionary Road
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A Spot of Bother
A Spot of Bother Mark Haddon
The brilliant new novel by the author of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME.
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A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)
A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees) Dave Goulson
The Birds and the Bees series from Vintage Classics - beautiful editions of the finest British nature writing
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A Tidewater Morning
A Tidewater Morning William Styron
Rich and remarkable.The "Tidewater" stories stand as one of Styron's finest works' Los Angeles Times
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A Time In Rome
A Time In Rome Elizabeth Bowen
Rome is a continuity, called "eternal". What has accumulated in this place acts on everyone day and night, like an extra climate.
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A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice Nevil Shute Norway
‘Probably more people have shed tears over the last page of A Town Like Alice than about any other novel in the English language… remarkable’ John Ezard, Guardian
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft
New to the Penguin Pocket Hardbacks series - books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound editions.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition) Mary Wollstonecraft
Discover Wollstonecraft’s classic feminist text in an abridged, digestible form.
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A Void
A Void Georges Perec
‘There is not a single E in this novel. That’s right: no here, there, where, when; no yes, no love, no sex!’ New York Times Book Review
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A Walk With A White Bushman
A Walk With A White Bushman Laurens Van Der Post
A Walk with a White Bushman offers a tempting preamble to many longer explorations. For those who have, it offers the kind of renewed inspiration of which there can never be too much.
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A Wild Sheep Chase
A Wild Sheep Chase Haruki Murakami
Haruki Murakami's third novel, A Wild Sheep Chase is the mystery hybrid which completes the odyssey begun in Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973. A stunning new edition features a 3D cover and 3D glasses
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A Word Child
A Word Child Iris Murdoch
'She is incapable of writing without fascinating and beautiful colour' The Times
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A World Of Love
A World Of Love Elizabeth Bowen
Intense and emotional, the story of a young girl's romantic awakening
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A Writer's Notebook
A Writer's Notebook W. Somerset Maugham
Maugham's working notebook which he kept for most of his writing life, and forms one of his most important pieces of work
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