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Times Killer Su Doku Book 9: 150 lethal Su Doku puzzles

Paperback, 28/03/2013, £7.99
The latest volume in the hugely popular Killer Su Doku series from the puzzles suppliers to the Times, featuring the highest-quality puzzles with an extra element of arithmetic.

Times Fiendish Su Doku Book 10: 200 challenging Su Doku puzzles

Paperback, 12/01/2017, £7.99
The latest title in The Times Fiendish Su Doku series - previously unpublished quality Su Doku puzzles from the puzzle providers to the Times.

Times Cryptic Crossword Book 21: 100 world-famous crossword puzzles

Paperback, 01/05/2017, £6.99
The Times Cryptic Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your word power with this classic collection of 100 cryptic puzzles compiled by the former Editor of The Times Crossword.

365 Chess Master Lessons

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £16.99
Think like a chess grandmaster . . . in just a year! Andrew Soltis has selected 365 short games to analyze, step by step, and arranged them as daily lessons for players who can't devote hours to study. Each one features test-yourself quizzes and diagrams for visual learners, while challenging tactics appear several times so you can learn how to use them to full advantage.

Chambers Crossword Lists

Hardback, 06/12/2013, £29.99
Over 170,000 solutions

Compact Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus 3ed

Hardback, 14/05/2009, £16.99
This brand-new edition of the Compact Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great reference tool, combining a dictionary and thesaurus integrated into one volume, making it ideal for all your language needs.

Pocket Oxford English Dictionary 11ed

Hardback, 09/05/2013, £10.99
"Based on the New Oxford dictionary of English"--Preface.


Paperback, 02/11/2017, £8.99

Penguin Book of Puzzles

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £12.99
A collection of challenges from throughout history, featuring some of the greatest ever puzzle masters.A Sumerian Riddle (circa 18th Century)There is a house. The blind enter it and then come out seeing. What is that house? A CharadeI have wings, yet never fly - I have sails, yet never go - I cant keep still, if I try,Yet forever stand just so.

Secrets of the Setters

Paperback, 10/05/2007, £10.99
Explains how all the different types of cryptic clue work and shows how to spot the tricks of the compiler's trade. This book also includes practice puzzles and handy lists of words and abbreviations that setters commonly use as their cryptic building blocks.

News Quiz: The Best of 2017: The topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show

02/11/2017, £13.25
Four of the funniest recent episodes from the topical comedy show, presented by Miles Jupp2017 marked the 40th anniversary of The News Quiz, `the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio' and a guaranteed provider of headlines, punchlines and sparkling satirical wit.

Hoyles Card Games

Paperback, 22/03/1979, £35.99

Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Hardback, 12/08/2004, £19.99
With over 85,000 words to choose from, the 'Oxford Rhyming Dictionary' is quick and easy to use with a comprehensive index, with words in order by sound rather than alphabetically, according to how they are spoken rather than how they are spelt. You can find a gluey Drambuie, pastrami with tsunami, or a Salt Lake City subcommittee.

New Oxford Spelling Dictionary

Hardback, 22/09/2005, £14.99
Designed to offer both a reference for spelling and also a guide to recommended word breaks for line endings in printed text, whether on paper or in electronic form. This book gives guidance on spelling and form, including capitalization, hyphenation of compounds, UK and US spelling, and irregular inflections. It is useful for writers and editors.

Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Hardback, 22/09/2005, £28.49
Who? What? Where? Why? Enquire within for a wealth of fascinating and authoritative information about the stories behind words, names, and sayings.

Concise Oxford English Dictionary CD-ROM

29/07/2004, £21.28
Providing a description of the English language, this electronic version gives the user access to over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions. This CD-ROM offers useful appendices, a Guide to Good English, and interactive word games, with spoken pronunciations for thousands of words. It also includes a Word Histories feature.

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

7, 10/07/2008, £25.00
This revised edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary presents the most accurate picture of English today. It has been updated with hundreds of new words, and contains a brand-new browsable centre section featuring fascinating vocabulary as well as an 'English Uncovered' supplement.

Vitamin Q £9.99

7, 18/10/2004, £9.99
This title takes a look at the world of reference and trivia. It contains facts and wacky lists such as: Long live the King - did you know that the peony is the king of flowers; Mime, the great Healer - a look at proverbs which remain true when they are changed by one letter.

Chambers Family Dictionary

Hardback, 29/06/2007, £20.00
Essential reference for all the family

Chambers Dictionary 11ed

Paperback, 22/08/2008, £40.00
More words and definitions than any other single-volume English dictionary

Lemmings don't leap

7, 16/10/2006, £7.99
This amusing and informative book explodes dozens of fondly held beliefs, from the serious to the frivolous. 180 short articles consider the evidence for many generally accepted 'facts' about the natural world, famous people and historical figures, food and drink, literary characters and much more.

Chambers Concise Dictionary £19.99

Hardback, 27/03/2009, £19.99
Focuses on language as it is written and spoken today

21st Century Dictionary

Hardback, 02/06/1999, £20.00
A clear, modern and easy-to-use dictionary

How To Do the Times Crossword

Paperback, 02/04/2001, £5.99
A guide to understanding "The Times" crossword, this book provides advice on how to tackle the crossword and how to read the clues so that you can find the solution. The meaning behind cryptic clues is deconstructed and examples of other clues and structures are provided.

Collins Essential English Dictionary in Colour

Hardback, 06/05/2008, £12.99
With colour entry words, Collins Essential English Dictionary is the perfect language tool for every situation. The helpful usage notes, and practical supplement created in partnership with Microsoft Office(t), makes this hardback dictionary ideal for office use.

Collins Compact Dictionary & Thesaurus in Colour

7, 30/04/2009, £9.99
The ideal quick reference for everyday use. The practical layout offers two books in one, with matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, plus many other features to help enrich your language skills.

Bletchley Park Brainteasers

Paperback, 19/10/2017, £14.99
Put your brain to the test with never-before-seen mind benders, riddles and puzzles inspired by the code breakers of Bletchley Park.

Monkman And Seagull Quiz Book

Paperback, 27/10/2017, £12.99

Private Eye Annual: 2017

Hardback, 26/10/2017, £9.99
The 2017 Private Eye Annual present's the year's best cartoons, jokes and spoofs from the UK's best selling and most successful satirical magazine. Illustrated in colour throughout with cartoons, sketches and photo-bubbles.

Oxford Hachette French Dictionary 4ed

Hardback, 10/05/2007, £35.00
This edition of the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary is fully updated with thousands of new words, updated cultural notes, and sample utility bills, bank statements, and rent agreements, for anyone who needs help with daily life in France. It is ideal for students at advanced level and beyond, and is especially useful for the language student abroad, or the second home owner.

Dictionary of Critical Theory

Paperback, 18/01/2018, £11.99
With over 750 authoritative entries covering all areas of critical theory, this dictionary is an essential reference work for anyone needing a clear guide to theory, from feminism to globalization, from Marxism to psychoanalysis. This edition is fully revised and updated.

50 Things: Lessons for When You Feel Lost, Love Dad

Paperback, 08/03/2018, £8.99
Humane, wise and funny letters to Peter's children; a blueprint for liberal, thoughtful living in the modern world.

Solve it Like Sherlock: Test Your Powers of Reasoning Against Those of the World's Most Famous Detective

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £9.99
Pit your wits against the very best and see if you can Solve It Like Sherlock. Over twenty puzzling scenarios will drive you crazy and sharpen your logic and memory skills at the same time.

Touche: A French Woman's Take on the English

Paperback, 19/07/2007, £8.99
Why France and Britain are so different, and why they do things in opposite ways.

Oxford Picture Dictionary Second Edition: Monolingual (American English) Dictionary: Monolingual (American English) dictionary for teenage and adult students

Paperback, 06/03/2008, £29.90
4,000 words and phrases are organized thematically within 163 topics. Realistic illustrations and exercises are designed to build vocabulary and critical thinking skills. 13 bilingual editions available.

GCHQ Puzzle Book II

Paperback, 18/10/2018, £14.99

From Amourette to Zal: Bizarre and Beautiful Words from Europe: (For When English Just Won't Do)

Hardback, 03/09/2018, £9.99
A light-hearted jaunt around Europe via its bizarre and beautiful words

Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary

Paperback, 03/10/2018, £16.99
From nature to cultural appropriation, and from black to terror, the most important words in political and cultural debate have complicated and complex histories. Keywords for Today takes us deep into the history of these and other important words in the English language, helping us to better understand our contemporary world.


Paperback, 19/09/2019, £9.99

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary 6ed

Hardback, 20/09/2007, £105.00
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is an abridgement of the twenty-volume Oxford English Dictionary into just two volumes, providing a comprehensive description of the historical development of English together with superb coverage of the contemporary language.

Oxford Large Print Dictionary 2e

Paperback, 09/08/2007, £14.99
A large print dictionary specially developed and designed with the help and support of RNIB.

Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus 2ed

Hardback, 09/08/2007, £35.00
This is the top of the range Dictionary and Thesaurus, the ideal all-in-one reference tool. It has a fresh design, based on market research into user needs, with a combined dictionary and thesaurus text that is simple and effective to use, and has a new centre section for enthusiastic crossword and puzzle solvers.

Oxford Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus 3ed

Paperback, 11/06/2009, £7.99
This brand-new edition of the Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value product, combining a dictionary and thesaurus integrated in one volume, making it an ideal reference tool for all your language needs.

Oxford Thesaurus of English 3ed

Hardback, 13/08/2009, £30.00
A new edition of Oxford's top-of-the-range thesaurus. Completely updated and redesigned to help you broaden your vocabulary and find the words you need, for writing, puzzle solving, and general interest.

Colour Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus 3ed

Paperback, 27/01/2011, £8.99
An authoritative and easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing 45,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms.

Oxford English Dictionary 7ed

Paperback, 02/07/2001, £7.99
This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science.

Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

Paperback, 18/05/2018, £10.99
The creation of the first Oxford English Dictionary was an extraordinary endeavour, lasting over 70 years. In The Professor and the Madman, Simon Winchester recounted one fascinating episode; in The Meaning of Everything, he tells the whole story of the host of characters who carried out 'the greatest enterprise of its kind in history'.

Collins German Phrasebook and Dictionary Gem Edition: Essential phrases and words in a mini, travel-sized format (Collins Gem)

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £4.99
You will never be lost for words in your travels around Germany and German-speaking countries again! Your ideal pocket-sized travel companion and the accompanying free ebook will ensure that you can say what you need in German with ease and confidence.

Vintage Board Games: History and Entertainment from the Late 18th to the Beginning of the 20th Century

Hardback, 22/08/2019, £30.00
The printed board game reached new heights of beauty and ingenuity during the nineteenth century. The century began with a golden age for upmarket board games, finely engraved and often with glowing hand-colour.
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