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Selected Poems by William Dunbar

Selected Poems

By William Dunbar

Fifteenth century poet, William Dunbar is said to be one of the great poets of his time and certainly one of the most remarkable of Scottish poets. His poetry can be bawdy, savage and romantic and has great rhythm to it. Although the medieval Scots language requires concentration, it is absolutely fascinating and this annotated edition makes the richness of his language accessible.

Not for Glory by Janet Paisley

Not for Glory

By Janet Paisley

You will laugh and cry along with the people whose lives are chronicled in this collection of interlinked short stories. Set in a village near Falkirk the inhabitants include a sequin - loving old woman, a handicapped man, some naughty boys and a suicidal, debt-ridden shop-owner. This is a small and gritty world where there is no escape, very little privacy and a lot of black humour.

Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieries

Captain Corelli's Mandolin

By Louis De Bernieries

Loved the film? Try the book! Forgive the inaccuracies and immerse yourself in the magical tenderness of this tale of love and war, and don't forget the hankies; you'll need them.

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