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A Celebration of Motherhood: A Beautifully Illustrated Anthology of Verse and Prose

By: Edited by Fiona Hunter

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books, 2013


This title is a beautiful illustrated anthology of verse and prose. This lavishly-illustrated and decorative collection brings together beautiful works of art that have been specially selected to accompany delightful pieces of verse and prose. It is a book that commemorates and reveres the role of mothers in families and in society. It is the ideal gift for every mother of any age, and for children at any stage of their lives, who remember their mothers with love and gra... View more info

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A Doll's House and Other Plays: A Doll's House / The League of Youth / The Lady from the Sea

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin Classics, 2008


The three plays in this volume, each written a decade apart, demonstrate different sides of Henrik Ibsen's genius, but all deal with themes of alienation from society and the breaking down of convention. A Doll's House (1879) portrays a woman questioning her duty to her husband and seeking to escape the stifling confines of her marriage - a theme that shocked contemporary audiences and established Ibsen's name outside Scandinavia. In The League of Youth (1869), his first... View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream and Other Classic Tales of the Plays: 6 Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare

By: William Shakespeare and Nicola Baxter

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Anness Publishing, 2015


This title features six illustrated stories from Shakespeare. Six of Shakespeare's most famous plays are beautifully illustrated in this collection of dramatic retellings. It is an inspiring introduction to the intricate comedies of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night, the tragedies of Hamlet and Macbeth, and the contrasting love stories of Romeo and Juliet and Antony and Cleopatra. Specially retold by Nicola Baxter and with sumptuous paintings by Jenny Thorne, t... View more info

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A Rugged Bunch of Diggers Book 1: A must for anyone who has ever pulled on an army boot [used book][out of print]

By: Bill Charlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Charlton Publishing, 1999


In compiling this book of poems, I don't think I have over emphasised enough, the importance of humour in Army life. It was the one vital ingredient that was necessary in toning down the extent of hardships endured, the loneliness, & personal tragedies experienced by most servicemen & ex-servicemen. 80 pages. View more info

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A Rugged Bunch of Diggers Book 2: A must for anyone who has ever pulled on an army boot [used book][out of print]

By: Bill Charlton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Charlton Publishing, 2001


A second book of poetry by Bill Charlton, Vietnam War veteran about personnel of the Australian Army. 94 pages. View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology

By: Thomas Bulfinch

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Canterbury Classics, 2014


Introduction by Stephanie Lynn Budin. Leather with ribbon marker. 704 pages with black and white illustrations. Can’t keep all your gods and goddesses straight? Wondering about mythological references in classic literature? Bulfinch’s Mythology offers approachable accounts of ancient legends in a compilation of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, banker and Latinist. This volume includes all three of Bulfinch’s original titles: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and... View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology

By: Thomas Bulfinch

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes and Noble, 2015


Bonded Leather with ribbon marker. 680 pages with 55 color illustrations. One of the leading popularizers of classical learning in the nineteenth century, Thomas Bulfinch made the myths and legends of the ancient and medieval world available to audiences through his three decisive works, The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne, collectively published and widely known as Bulfinchs Mythology. This deluxe Collectible Edition contains not only the f... View more info

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Don Quixote

By: Miguel de Cervantes

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions, 1992


Translated by P. A. Motteux With an Introduction and Notes by Stephen Boyd, University College, Cork Cervantes' tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant, tilts at windmills and battles with sheep in the service of the lady of his dreams, Dulcinea del Toboso, has fascinated generations of readers, and inspired other creative artists such as Flaubert, Picasso and Richard Strauss. The tall, thin knight and his short, fat squire, Sancho Panza, have found their ... View more info

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Haunted and Mysterious Australia: Bunyips, Yowies, Phantoms and other strange phenomena

By: Tim the Yowie Man

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers, 2017


Why are the Min Min lights so mysterious? Is there really a Tasmanian bunyip? Where is Australia’s most haunted house or most haunted town? These stories range from poltergeists in tunnels beneath Sydney to ghost ships and spooky goings-on in disused gaols and historic penal settlements. There are yowies, a rash of ghosts in the nation’s capital, haunted shipwrecks, a glowing cross, a knife-throwing phantom and a variety of wandering beasties who infest the swamps, f... View more info

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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays: The Pillars of the Community / The Wild Duck / Hedda Gabler

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books Ltd, 2010


IIn these three unforgettably intense plays, Henrik Ibsen explores the problems of personal and social morality that he perceived in the world around him and, in particular, the complex nature of truth. The Pillars of the Community (1877) depicts a corrupt shipowner's struggle to hide the sins of his past at the expense of another man's reputation, while in The Wild Duck (1884) an idealist, believing he must tell the truth at any cost, destroys a family by exposing the l... View more info

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Irish Fairy and Folk Tales: Leatherbound Pocket Edition

By: Barnes and Noble

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble, 2015


The small size means it will fit in a pocket or bag. This special pocket edition of features an elegant bonded-leather binding, distinctive gilt edging, and decorative endpapers. It's the perfect gift for anyone interested in Irish folklore. View more info

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Kim

By: Rudyard Kipling

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions, 1994


With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. 'Kim' is Rudyard Kipling's finest work. Now controversial, this novel is a memorably vivid evocation of the life and landscapes of India in the late nineteenth century. Kim himself is a resourceful lad who befriends a lama, an ageing priest; and both embark on a combined quest. Whereas Kim has an insatiable interest in the varied activities around him, the lama seeks redemption ... View more info

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Les Miserables

By: Victor Hugo

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage Classics, 2009


WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ADAM THIRLWELL. Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, Les Miserables is one of the greatest adventure stories ever told. It is a novel peopled by colourful characters from the nineteenth-century Parisian underworld; the street children, the prostitutes and the criminals. In telling the story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, and his efforts to reform his ways and care for the li... View more info

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Les Miserables: Volume One

By: Victor Hugo

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions, 1997


With an Introduction and Notes by Roger Clark, University of Kent at Canterbury. Translation by Charles E. Wilbour (1862). One of the great classics of western literature, Les Miserables is a magisterial work which is rich in both character portrayal and meticulous historical description. Characters such as the absurdly criminalised Valjean, the street urchin Gavroche, the rascal Thenardier, the implacable detective Javert, and the pitiful figure of the prostitute Fantin... View more info

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Les Miserables: Volume Two

By: Victor Hugo

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions, 1997


With an Introduction and Notes by Roger Clark, University of Kent at Canterbury. Translation by Charles E. Wilbour (1862). One of the great Classics of Western Literature, Les Miserables is a magisterial work which is rich in both character portrayal and meticulous historical description. Characters such as the absurdly criminalised Valjean, the street urchin Gavroche, the rascal Thenardier, the implacable detective Javert, and the pitiful figure of the prostitute Fantin... View more info