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When Katharine is found dead at the foot of her stairs, it is the mystery of her life that consumes her daughter, Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of Katharine's body are weighed and categorized, motivates Laura to write her own version of ev... read more

An Unremarkable Body

A humorous and very personal guide written by Bill Bailey about his favourite British birds, complete with drawings, notes and cartoons by the comedian himself. 'When herons are spooked they have a habit of vomiting as a defence. Half-d... read more

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Pocket Guide to British Birds

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This is a fully revised edition of the definitive London Atlas. Every street is named, the Congestion Charging Zone is highlighted, bus, tube and rail maps are featured, an index is given of hospitals and places of interest, postcodes are given, and theatres, cinemas and shopping are shown on a separate map.

Philip's Street Atlas of London

Discover the fascinating hidden language of 55 herbs, from the familiar to the exotic. Divided into four chapters--Healing & Hope, Love & Joy, Protection & Guidance and Ritual & Promise--this gorgeous gift book introduces the reader to 55 herbs and their lore and... read more

The Secret Language of Herbs

The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next to each map, making this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world. The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed vi... read more

The Times Universal Atlas of the World

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This book demystifies the writing process, empowering you to write your own novel or short story. The author explains expert technique in a clear and jargon-free way, with examples from the fifty greatest writers of our time. For aspiring writers of... read more

Read This If You Want to Be a Great Writer

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From sports to innovation, art to politics - meet the incredible women who got there first, in the incredible girl-o-pedia of astounding achievements!Ever heard the saying "It's a man's world"? Clearly, the speaker had never met A... read more

We Can Do Anything: 200 Incredible Women Who Changed the World

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C. Foster's classic guide-a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes and contexts, that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience m... read more

How to Read Literature Like a Professor

In colour, and packed with fascinating features on language, Collins New Zealand Compact Dictionary is the ideal handy reference for people who love language. With extended word histories, surprising folk etymologies, notes on words borrowed from ot... read more

Collins New Zealand Compact Dictionary

From the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers, a delightful and eclectic exploration of language, and what it can teach us about ourselves and our lives.Why is the name 'Cleopatra' not allowed in Iceland? Why do clocks 'talk' ... read more

Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing

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