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By Watts, Cedric
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1989
A sketch of Conrad's varied cultural background (emphasising the Polish aspect) provides a biographical outline for this study, which then concentrates...

By Lehmann, John, 1907-1987
Paperback. English.
Published London: Thames & Hudson, 1999
In the thirty years between Virginia Woolf's marriage and her death she wrote 15 books, as well as innumerable articles, essays and other material. The...

By Diski, Jenny
Hardback. English.
Published London: Virago, 2002
Following 'Skating to Antarctica', Diski picks up her story at the age of 16, when she checked herself into a mental hospital. She traces the journey...

By Fletcher, Chris
Paperback. English.
Published London: British Library, 1998
The British Library holds one of the world's major collections of literary autograph manuscripts, proofs, diaries, letters and first editions. Drawing...

By Crewe, Candida, 1964-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2006
Candida Crewe wonders whether there's anything 'normal' about any woman's relationship with food and weight. She chronicles her life with food and argues...

By Fussell, Paul, 1924-
Hardback. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994
In The Anti-Egotist, Fussell captures the essence of Amis as a man of letters. He traces the influences that have shaped Amis's writing, from his schooldays...

By Marnham, Patrick
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2007
Wesley published her first novel when she was 70 - and went on to write nine more bestsellers before her death, age 89, in 2002. At the outbreak of WWII...

By Brabazon, James
Book. English.
Published London: Gollancz, 1981

By O'Hanlon, Mark
Hardback. English.
Published Worcester: Mark O'Hanlon, 2001
This biography of popular children's author Malcolm Saville is published to celebrate the centenary of his birth

By Graham, Winston, 1909-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2003
Winston Graham, creator of the Poldark series, now turns his pen to the subject he finds least attractive: himself. His memoirs follow the rise of a delicate...
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