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A range of biographical studies, with an emphasis on the lives of writers, poets, artists, architects, educators and religious figures.

Heresies and Heretics

Heresies and Heretics:

Memories of the Twentieth Century

By George Watson

An entertaining and provocative exploration of cultural and literary heresies of the 20th century, and the diverse and original individuals who championed them.

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ISBN: 9780718892920
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Hibernia's Muses

Hibernia's Muses:

The Daughters of Thalia and Melpomene

By S.W. Jackman

A detailed study of eight Irish 19th-century women writers, showing how provincial arts in Victorian times were as influential as those of great urban centres.

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ISBN: 9780718830526
£17.00
Hogarth

Hogarth:

Volume I: The Modern Moral Subject 1697–1732

By Ronald Paulson

The first of three volumes comprising the authoritative treatment of the life, work and times of England's greatest 18th century artist.

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ISBN: 9780718828547
£55.25
Hostage Bound, Hostage Free

Hostage Bound, Hostage Free

By Ben Weir, Carol Weir and Dennis Benson

The account of the Presbyterian minister Ben Weir's 16 months spent in Lebanon as a hostage of Islamic Jihad, and of his wife's efforts to hasten his release.

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The Inheritance of Genius

The Inheritance of Genius:

A Thackeray Family Biography 1798–1875

By John Aplin

Volume I of a biographical study of the author William Makepeace Thackeray and his family, including new research shedding light on the lives of his daughters.

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ISBN: 9780718892241
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Inventing the Middle Ages

Inventing the Middle Ages:

The Lives, Works and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth Century

By Norman F. Cantor

A collection of portraits of the leading authorities on the history of the Middle Ages, revealing how their varied outlooks and personalities shaped our modern conception of medieval times.

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ISBN: 9780718828738
£28.75
Katharine Briggs

Katharine Briggs:

Story-teller

By H.R. Ellis Davidson

The first biography of this gifted storyteller who made a unique contribution to the collection and study of fairy tales and folk traditions in England.

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ISBN: 9780718826598
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Kempe

Kempe:

The Life, Art and Legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe

By Adrian Barlow

A biographical study of the Victorian church artist Charles Eamer Kempe and his considerable influence on church decoration worldwide.

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ISBN: 9780718894634
£25.00
Kilvert's Diary and Landscape

Kilvert's Diary and Landscape

By John Toman

A significant study of the background to Kilvert's diary and his influences, presenting new insights into the writer and the culture in which he wrote.

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ISBN: 9780718830953
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Kilvert's World of Wonders

Kilvert's World of Wonders:

Growing up in mid-Victorian England

By John Toman

A life and times of the early Victorian clerical diarist Francis Kilvert, showing his perspective on the social and intellectual developments of his era.

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ISBN: 9780718893019
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The Latin Clerk

The Latin Clerk:

The Life, Work and Travels of Adrian Fortescue

By Aidan Nichols

An insightful biography of the Roman Catholic priest, scholar and traveller Adrian Fortescue, showing the breadth of his interests and achievements.

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ISBN: 9780718892746
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ISBN: 9780718842017
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Living With Eagles

Living With Eagles:

Marcus Morris, Priest and Publisher

By Sally Morris and Jan Hallwood

The biography of Marcus Morris, the priest, bon-viveur and journalist who founded the Eagle children's magazine, read by millions throughout the 1950s and 60s.

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ISBN: 9780718829827
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