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    Jane Austen's Letters

    The fourth edition of Jane Austen's Letters incorporates the findings of new scholarship to enrich our understanding of Austen and give us the fullest view yet of her life and family. The biographical and topographical indexes have been updated, a new subject index has been created, and the contents of the notes added to the general index.

    Dear Lupin...: Letters to a Wayward Son

    R157,00 R185,00
    A charming, witty and touching collection of letters from a father to his son, that became a huge bestseller in hardback.

    The Orwell Diaries

    R308,00 R340,00
    George Orwell was an inveterate keeper of diaries. This title presents eleven of them, covering the period 1931-1949, and follows Orwell from his early years as a writer to his last literary notebook.

    Henry and June: (From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin)

    R211,00 R215,00
    Drawn from journals, this book offers an account of a woman's sexual awakening, covering a single year - 1931-32, in Paris, when June fell in love with Henry Miller, undermining her own idealized marriage.

    One-Way Street and Other Writings

    R230,00 R235,00
    Walter Benjamin - philosopher, essayist, literary and cultural theorist - was one of the most original writers and thinkers of the twentieth century. This title brings together Benjamin's major works, including "Unpacking My Library"; "One-Way Street"; "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction"; and, "Brief History of Photography".

    Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963

    R217,00 R230,00
    A selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) that takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an honest self-portrait which is also a revealing account of an artist and critic being born.

    The Yage Letters: Redux

    R306,00 R320,00
    A mix of travel writing, satire, psychedelia and epistolary novel.

    So Bright and Delicate: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne

    R173,00 R175,00
    John Keats died aged just twenty-five, leaving behind some of the most exquisite and moving verse and love letters ever written, inspired by his great love for his neighbour, Fanny Brawne. Although they knew each other for just a few short years and spent a great deal of that time apart - separated by Keats's worsening illness.

    Shaking a Leg: Collected Journalism and Writings

    R272,00 R320,00
    A title that is written by an author whose breadth of interest ranges from food to feminism to science fiction, and everything in between.

    Selected Journalism 1850-1870

    Aims to catch the imagination of a public besieged by hack journalism. This title includes writings that are a blend of public and private, news and recollection, reality and description. It traces the development of the author's career as a journalist and examines his fusion of real events with flights of fancy.

    Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life

    R192,00 R195,00
    In 1982 Nina Stibbe, a 20-year-old from Leicester, moved to London to work as a nanny for a very particular family. It was a perfect match: Nina had no idea how to cook, look after children or who the weirdos were who called round.

    Dear World, How are You?

    R268,00 R341,92

    Letters from London and Europe

    R202,00 R211,04
    The first ever translation into English of Lampedusa's correspondence. It Includes recently discovered, previously unpublished letters and unreleased photographs of London by Lampedusa himself. This edition is enriched by new unpublished material not available in the previous hardback edition.