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Philosophers, scientists and artists such as Socrates, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Einstein and Jane Austen pop in for lunch, stay for the afternoon, dance at outdoor concerts and generally inhabit the every-day in these playful and thought-provoking poems by much-admired poet Pau... read more

The Baker's Thumbprint
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Features more than 170 photographs from the Archives of the "Daily Mail" that reveal life in the trenches but also glimpses into the life they left behind. This title includes a selection of poems from one of our most established and acclaimed anthologists.

A Corner of a Foreign Field: Illustrated Poetry of WWI
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Series:Wordsworth Poetry Library

This edition of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) includes all the poems contained in the Definitive Edition of 1940. In his lifetime, Kipling was widely regarded as the unofficial Poet Laureate, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907... read more

The Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling
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"A very special book for everyone who loves those two rugged New Zealand icons- Poet Brian Turner and the Central Otago he so loves and defends. For much of his distinguished career Turner has been a lucid and lyrical interpreter of this special part of New Zealand. Ab... read more

Elemental: Central Otago Poems
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'The sweet daily bread of language. Smell it rising in its given warmth taste it through the stink of tears and yesterdays and eat it anywhere with any angel in sight.' Janet Frame used to keep geese, using the base of an old garden fountain as their bath. In later years the geese wen... read more

The Goose Bath
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Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Overall Best Book 2007 and Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Readers' Choice Award 2007 and Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Deutz Medal for Fiction 2007 and Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best Book South East Asia and South Pacific 2007 and Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize - Fiction 2008 and Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Fiction Category 2007. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2007 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2007.

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2007 Winner of the Montana Medal for Fiction 2007 Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2007 Winner of the Kiriyama Writers' Prize 2008 Lloyd Jones' new novel is set mainly in a small village on Bougainville, a country torn apart by civil war. Matilda... read more

Mister Pip
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Convenient and inexpensive, this box set features a dozen of the Bard's most popular dramas. Unabridged texts of Hamlet, Richard III, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Othello, King Lear, Julius Caesar, and Much Ado About Nothing.

Twelve Plays by Shakespeare: The Essential Shakespeare Plays in Twelve Individual Volumes
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Poems and pictures celebrating the flowers of the countryside in summer. Buttercup, Foxglove, Honeysuckle, Wild Rose, Heather, and more. Cicely Mary Barker's exquisite flower fairies continue to delight.

Flower Fairies Of the Summer
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Most New Zealanders live by, or at least nearby, the coast, and beach holidays are ingrained in the national culture. Everyone has their own treasured family memories of times spent by the sea, from dropping sandwiches in the sand, getting swamped by rogue waves, dozing off under a brill... read more

Life's a Beach
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Some of the most poignant poetry ever written, illustrated with unique and rare photographs.

A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
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Series:Wordsworth Poetry Library

Although Tennyson (1809-1892) has often been characterised as an austere, bearded patriarch and laureate of the Victorian age, his poems speak clearly to the imagination of the late 20th century. His mastery of rhyme, metre, imagery and mood communicate their dark, ... read more

The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Collected Poems made publishing history when it first appeared, and has now sold more than two million copies, to an ever-growing readership. This newly expanded edition includes Betjeman's verse autobiography, Summoned by Bells. With a new Introduction by Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion, Collected Poems is the definitive Betjeman companion.

JOHN BETJEMAN : COLLECTED POEMS
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