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Stephen Spender: The Authorized Biography

Paperback, 07/07/2005, £8.99
£8.09
A biography of a remarkable writer, a hero of the 1930s, a panoramic portrait of a troubled century. Seven years after Spender's death, John Sutherland offers the first authorized life of this brilliant, but famously enigmatic, man.

Brontesaurus: An A-Z of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte (and Branwell)

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £7.99
£7.19
The essential miscellany for all Bronte fans.

Who Is Dracula's Father?: And Other Puzzles in Bram Stoker's Gothic Masterpiece

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £9.99
£8.99
Acclaimed critic John Sutherland gets his teeth into the literary puzzles of the greatest-ever Gothic novel

Is Heathcliff a Murderer?: Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £8.99
£8.09
A brand-new, revised edition of John Sutherland's bestselling literary puzzle classic

Can Jane Eyre Be Happy?: More Puzzles in Classic Fiction

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £8.99
£8.09
A new edition of the brilliant literary puzzle sequel, exploring conundrums in classic fiction

Who Is Dracula's Father?: And Other Puzzles in Bram Stoker's Gothic Masterpiece

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £8.99
£8.09
Acclaimed critic John Sutherland gets his teeth into the literary puzzles of the greatest-ever Gothic novel

Frankenstein's Brain: Puzzles and Conundrums in Mary Shelley's Monstrous Masterpiece

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £9.99
£8.99
Literary sleuth John Sutherland takes a quirky journey through the lesser-known byways of Mary Shelley's masterpiece.

Connell Guide to Jane Austen's Emma

Paperback, 30/09/2012, £8.99
£8.09
Emma is seen as one of Jane Austen's greatest novels. In telling the story of how Emma finally comes to know her own heart, Austen creates a world which seems as intense and as real as the one we inhabit.

Connell Guide to Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway

Paperback, 22/09/2014, £8.99
£8.09
A fresh look at the way Virginia Woolf shook up the literary world with Mrs Dalloway, one of the seminal modern texts which challenged all the conventions of classic 19th century fiction.

Orwell's Nose: A Pathological Biography

Hardback, 01/08/2016, £15.00
£13.50
Orwell's Nose is John Sutherland's original and imaginative account of the life and work of George Orwell, exploring the 'scent narratives' that abound in Orwell's fiction and non-fiction. Orwell covered his tracks well; this illuminating and irreverent book provides a new understanding of one of our most iconic and influential writers.

Bestsellers: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 25/10/2007, £8.99
£8.09
For the last century, the tastes and preferences of readers of fiction have been reflected in the American and British bestseller lists, and this Very Short Introduction takes an engaging look through the lists to reveal what we have been reading - and why.

How to be Well Read

Hardback, 08/05/2014, £25.00
£22.50
Includes imposing Victorian novels, entertaining contemporary thrillers and everything in between, from dystopian works to romance. This title shows how the work fits into a broader context - whether that of the author's life or of other books from the same genre or period.