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  • Shakespeare

    by Bill Bryson ...
    International bestseller Bill Bryson brings us this brilliantly readable biography of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.Join Bill as he takes you on a journey through Elizabethan England, tackling the myths, half-truths and downright lies to make sense of the man behind the masterpieces.Revel in this glorious celebration of the life of Shakespeare from the much-loved author of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • One Winter's Night

    The perfect feel-good, romantic read to cosy up with this winter!

    by Kiley Dunbar ...
    series Kelsey Anderson #2
    Shortlisted for The Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2021A gorgeously uplifting, romantic read that will warm your heart - take a trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon in magical wintertime...It’s autumn in beautiful Stratford-Upon-Avon and Kelsey Anderson is enjoying her new life in her adopted town. Her Shakespearean tour guide days behind her, she’s now opened her own ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    series The New Cambridge Shakespeare
    A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular comedy, and also a profound, archetypal play. The Introduction describes the two main traditions in the stage history, one emphasising charm and innocence, the other stressing darker suggestions of violence and sexuality, and relates them to similar traditions in critical interpretation, showing that both are necessary to a full ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • The Golden Fleece

    Essays

    by Muriel Spark ...
    The essays, reviews, memoirs and other writings collected here for the first time conjure up one of the great critical imaginations of our time. Grouped into four sections (Art and Poetry; Autobiography and Travel; Literature; and Religion, Politics and Philosophy), they demonstrate the wide range of Muriel Spark's knowledge and interests, and throw into relief the people, places and ideas that ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Romanticism

    An Anthology

    series Blackwell Anthologies #5
    This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the only book of its kind to contain complete texts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude; early and revised versions of Coleridge's 'The Eolian Harp', ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Jane Austen Collection: 9 Books, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Lady Susan & more!

    The Collected Novels of Jane Austen

    by Jane Austen ...
    Jane Austen Collection : 9 Books, This edition has been designed and formatted specifically for your Kobo eReading (Kobo Mini, Koboglo, Kobo touch, Koboarc). Unlike other e-book editions, the text and chapters are perfectly set up to match the layout and feel of a physical copy, rather then being haphazardly thrown together for a quick release.This edition including her major works, minor works ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Daughter Of Time with FREE Author's Biography + Active TOC

    Inspector Alan Grant #5

    by Josephine Tey ...
    series Inspector Alan Grant #5
    Josephine Tey's classic novel about Richard III, the hunchback king, whose remains were recently discovered. The Daughter of Time investigates his role in the death of his nephews, the princes in the Tower, and his own death on the battlefield. Richard III reigned for only two years, and for centuries he was villified as the hunch-backed wicked uncle, murderer of the princes in the Tower. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Irish Stories and Folklore

    A Collection of Thirty-Six Classic Tales

    For a comparatively small country, Ireland’s contributions to the world of literature have been enormous. From the older tradition, Irish writers have inherited a sense of wonder in the face of nature, a narrative style that tends toward the deliberately exaggerated or absurd, a keen sense of the power of satire. These themes carry through the entire canon of Irish literature, up until modern ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Round Ireland With A Fridge

    by Tony Hawks ...
    'I hereby bet Tony Hawks the sum of One Hundred Pounds that he cannot hitchhike round the circumference of Ireland, with a fridge, within one calendar month'A foolhardy attempt to win a drunken bet led to Tony Hawks having one of the most unforgettable experiences of his life. Joined by his trusty travelling-companion-cum-domestic-appliance, he found himself in the midst of a remarkable, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William Shakespeare

    “Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,” said the world’s greatest and most preeminent English writer of all time, William Shakespeare.Have you ever wanted to quote the most quoted writer in the English language? Deliver the most inventive and debasing Shakespearean insult (“Would thou wert clean enough to spit upon!”)? Recite titillating love poetry like a modern-day Romeo to his (or her) ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Two Old Farts and a Motorhome!!

    DIVING HEADLONG INTO RIB TICKLING SITUATIONS, WITH HILARIOUS CONSEQUENCES. THIS BOOK WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH OUT LOUD!! Leading up to retirement, authoress Patti Trickett and her husband Chris bought a 2 berth motor home. Enjoying regular short breaks in the U.K; they eventually had an extended tour of Scotland to celebrate their retirement. Learning the necessary skills of touring, the experienced ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare

    by James Shapiro ...
    How did Shakespeare go from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he saw and who he worked with as he invests in the new Globe theatre and creates four of his most famous plays - Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, and, most remarkably, Hamlet.This book brings the news, ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: The Alexander Text (Collins Classics)

    series Collins Classics
    The Complete Works of Shakespeare contains the recognized canon of the bard’s plays, and his sonnets and poems. The texts were edited by the late Professor Peter Alexander, making it one of the most authoritative editions, recognized the world over for its clarity and scholarship.Described in the Guardian on its first publication in 1951 as ‘a symbol in the history of our national culture’, the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    by Thomas Hardy ...
      FEATURES:        •     Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations      •     A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book      •     Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book      •     Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and standards  </... ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Still Time

    A Novel

    by Jean Hegland ...
    From the author of Into the Forest, a moving novel about memory, Shakespeare's green worlds, and the power of reconciliation.Until John Wilson met the warm, wise woman who became his fourth wife, the object of his most intense devotion had always been the work of William Shakespeare. From his feat of memorizing Romeo and Juliet and half a dozen other plays as a student to his evangelical zeal as a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The White Goddess

    by Robert Graves ...
    This labyrinthine and extraordinary book, first published more than fifty years ago, was the outcome of Graves's vast reading and curious research into strange territories of folklore, mythology, religion and magic. Erudite and impassioned, it is a scholar-poet's quest for the meaning of European myths, a polemic about the relations between man and woman, and also an intensely personal document in ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • The Rainbow

    series D. H. Lawrence- Starbooks Classics Collection
    The Rainbow is a 1915 novel by British author D. H. Lawrence. It follows three generations of the Brangwen family living in Nottinghamshire, particularly focusing on the individual's struggle to growth and fulfilment within the confining strictures of English social life. [Plot] The Rainbow tells the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, a farm/ labouring dynasty who live in the East ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Pride and prejudice (Complete & Illustrated ) (Free Audio Link)

    With sixty illustrations

    by Jane austen ...
    series Greenhouse Classics
    Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman living near the fictional town of Meryton in Hertfordshire, ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD

  • Upstart Crow

    by Ben Elton ...
    "This does indeed deserve comparisons with Blackadder" Radio Times"A knockabout, well-researched take on the working and domestic life of Shakespeare." The GuardianIt’s the 1590s. William Shakespeare – brought to life on screen by the inimitable David Mitchell – is at the start of his career. But no one is taking him seriously. In London, he is mercilessly mocked by his rivals and at home in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Monstrous Little Voices

    New Tales From Shakespeare's Fantasy World

    series Monstrous Little Voices
    Mischief, Magic, Love and War.It is the Year of Our Lord 1601. The Tuscan War rages across the world, and every lord from Navarre to Illyria is embroiled in the fray. Cannon roar, pikemen clash, and witches stalk the night; even the fairy courts stand on the verge of chaos.Five stories come together at the end of the war: that of bold Miranda and sly Puck; of wise Pomona and her prisoner Vertumnus ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Scottish Miscellany

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Scotland the Brave

    series Books of Miscellany
    With Scottish Miscellany, author Jonathan Green lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Scottish traditions and folklore, giving you the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never knew you had—and more as he covers all aspects of Scotland. From Scottish culture to the ancient history of the country to modern pastimes, this book has all that and more. Learn why the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

    This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It Love’s Labour ’s Lost Measure for Measure Much Ado About Nothing The Comedy of Errors The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor The Taming of the Shrew The Two ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

    by Simon Callow ...
    An entertaining biography of Dickens by one of our finest actorsAcclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow captures the essence of Charles Dickens in a sparkling biography that explores the central importance of the theatre to the life of the greatest storyteller in the English language.From his early years as a child entertainer in Portsmouth to his reluctant retirement from ‘these garish lights’ ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (FREE Audiobook Included!)

    by Jane Austen ...
    series THE CLASSIC EBOOKS
    Pride and Prejudice by Austen Jane (FREE Audiobook Included!) -Included TOC for Reader. -Included biography the author. -This sample in ebook. Not all that Mrs. Bennet, however, with the assistance of her five daughters, could ask on the subject, was sufficient to draw from her husband any satisfactory description of Mr. Bingley. They attacked him in various ways—with barefaced questions, ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD