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Hitchcock with a Chinese Face: Cinematic Doubles, Oedipal Triangles, and China's Moral Voice

Review 'If the 'reality' of contemporary China comes down to not only the dizzying mushrooming of new skyscrapers and the rage of state-run capitalism with a Chinese twist, but also new perceptua [...]

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Julius Caesar (Shakespeare, Signet Classic)

From School Library Journal Grade 5-8-One of the marks of Shakespeare's greatness is the continued interest in adapting his enduring works. This recording of Julius Caesar is one in a series draw [...]

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Peer Gynt

About the Author Born in 1828, Henrik Ibsen was a Norwegian playwright and poet, often associated with the early Modernist movement in theatre. Determined to become a playwright from a young age, [...]

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Plays: the Father; Countess Julie; the Outlaw; the Stronger

About the Author 'August Strindberg' (1849-1912) was a Swedish writer and playwright and is credited and being one of the founders of modern theatre. His writings combined elements of psychology [...]

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By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (TCG Edition)

About the Author Lynn Nottage?s new play, By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, enjoyed an extended run Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre (Lily Award, Drama Desk Nomination). It can be seen this upcomi [...]

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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: v. 2 (BBC Radio Collection)

About the Author Bert Coules was the head writer on the BBC's unique project to dramatise all sixty of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories with the same two actors, Clive Merrison an [...]

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The Barber of Seville and the Marriage of Figaro (Classics S)

About the Author Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais was born in Paris in 1732. The son of a clockmaker, he was early appointed horologist to the French court. A rich marriage established his f [...]

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Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady (Broadway Legacies)

Review From the Foreword by Geoffrey Block: 'McHugh has produced the first comprehensive and most accurate account of how this great and perennially popular show came to be, and Loverly will give [...]

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Anna in the Tropics (TCG Edition)

From Publishers Weekly When Juan Julian, a new lector, arrives at the tobacco shop, lives will inexorably be changed as he navigates through the prose of Anna Karenina for the edification of the [...]

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Egmont

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a great German writer of many different genres including plays, poetry, science, and literary critiques.  With classics such as Faust, Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship, and The S [...]

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Aristotle and Poetic Justice: An Aristotle Detective Novel

Review ?Idyllic . . . violent . . . Doody?s detective is human, more an avuncular don than a towering genius. But then he is elderly and, as an unfriendly character points out, he is not Plato. . [...]

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Gods of Gold: A new police procedural series set in late nineteenth century Leeds (A Det. Insp. Tom Harper Mystery)

Review ?Nickson, evokes the 1890 city with accuracy and color. Solidly characterized protagonists with interesting vulnerabilities are a plus.? (Publishers Weekly)?Solidly plotted and smartly pac [...]

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Smoke and Mirrors (Magic Men Mysteries)

From School Library Journal Tweens Annie and Mark are missing, and DI Edgar Stephens is charged with leading the search in Brighton, England, in the winter of 1951. It is just before Christmas, a [...]

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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Murder at Sorrow's Crown (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Paperback))

About the Author Steven Savile, highly respected media tie-in writer,? was nominated for the International Media Tie-In Writer's SCRIBE Award in 2007 for Slaine: The Exile. He was runner-up in th [...]

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The Secrets of Wishtide (Laetitia Rodd Mystery)

Review 'A Dickensian glow pervades this immensely satisfying novel. Hugely enjoyable.' - James Runcie, author of The Grantchester Mysteries'Kate Saunders immerses us in Victorian England in this [...]

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Death Comes to the Fair (A Kurland St. Mary Mystery)

About the Author Catherine Lloyd was born just outside London, England, into a large family of dreamers, artists, and history lovers. She completed her education with a master?s degree in history [...]

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St. Peter's Fair (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, Book 4)

About the Author Ellis Peters is a pseudonym of Edith Mary Pargeter (1913 1995), a British author whose Chronicles of Brother Cadfael are credited with popularizing the historical mystery. Cadfae [...]

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The Reckoning: A John Madden Mystery

Review Praise for The Reckoning:?I have been a huge fan of Rennie Airth?s novels featuring John Madden since first reading River of Darkness, and had been eagerly awaiting The Reckoning?it does n [...]

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Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints: A Brothers Grimm Mystery (Brothers Grimm Mysteries)

Review ?Bestseller Brackston (The Witch?s Daughter) melds folktale whimsy with a sardonic adult voice in the rollicking first of a new series set in 1776 Bavaria.? (Publishers Weekly)?With her fi [...]

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Filth

Amazon.com Review Talk about truth in advertising! Irvine Welsh's novel about an evil Edinburgh cop is filthy enough to please the most crud-craving fans of his blockbuster debut, Trainspotting. [...]

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