Crying Into the Saucepan

Author: Nikki Hayes

Publisher: Mercier Press

ISBN: 9781781174999

Category: Borderline personality disorder

Page: 256

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Irish radio personality has lived most of her life with Borderline Personality Disorder, which was misdiagnosed until she was 36 years old. This is her story of how she got better, so others can see that they are not alone.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1633558797

Category: Fiction

Page: 74

View: 4909


I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.

Sounding lines

the art of translating poetry

Author: Seamus Heaney,Robert Hass

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781881865209

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 32

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Dickens' Christmas Spirits

A Christmas Carol and Other Tales

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486130797

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 8231


The only Dickens collection available with a supernatural theme, this elegant hardcover volume gathers seven chilling Christmas tales: "A Christmas Carol," "The Chimes," "The Cricket on the Hearth," "The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain," and more. Over 60 illustrations.

If You Believe The Soldiers

Author: Alexander Cordell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473603528

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 9717


Britain in the mid-1980s is a country in the grip of a brutal fascist regime. There is rioting in the streets, cold-blood massacres by extremist political groups, attempted coups by liberating forces based on the continent. Mak Seaton is a senior civil servant whose strengths and weaknesses are bound up in the view that his duty is to the ruling faction. But when Seaton uncovers evidence of corruption at the highest levels of power, even his wealth and position cannot protect him from the Triumvirate.

Dancing in the Dark

My Struggle

Author: Karl Ove Knausgaard

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448155851

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

View: 5479


A beautiful, funny, vital novel of teenage years and teenage mistakes from the international phenomenon, Karl Ove Knausgaard Fresh out of high school, Karl Ove moves to a remote fishing village to work as a teacher. He has no interest in the job itself – or in any other job for that matter, his sole aim is to save money and start writing. All goes well to begin with but as the nights grow longer, his life takes a darker turn. Drinking causes him blackouts, his repeated attempts at losing his virginity end in humiliation, and to his own great distress he develops romantic feelings towards one of his 13-year-old students. And all the while the shadow of his father looms large. ‘Beautifully human... Being drawn into Knausgaard’s world is an ineluctable pleasure’ The Times