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- Random House 2012; US$ 9.86
Project Skydancer was the brainchild of the Ministry of Defence. Beautiful and terrifying in its simplicity, DS29 had designed new warheads for Polaris missiles, warheads that with consummate ease could evade the new batteries of anti-ballistic missiles the Russians had set up around their prime military targets. For Aldermaston scientist Peter Joyce,... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01
Chaucer's masterpiece and one of the greatest narrative poems in English, the story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde is renowned for its deep humanity and penetrating psychological insight.This new translation into modern English by a major Chaucerian scholar includes an index of the names relating to the Trojan War and an Index of Proverbs. more...
- 1492976 ALBERTA INC. 2012; US$ 9.99
ORGASMIC: An Illustrated Guide for Men on Sexually Satisfying Women aims to be this generations Joy of Sex. It doesnt just show men how to become Sex Gods, it provides guidance on how men and women can become truly happy--by having partners who love and cherish them. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Geoffrey Chaucer's fourteenth-century masterpiece The Canterbury Tales is such a rollicking good read that you'll forget many critics and scholars also regard it as one of the most important literary works in English. A group of pilgrims are traveling together to visit a holy shrine at the Canterbury Cathedral. Along the way, they decide to... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 70.00 US$ 57.40
In Investment Planning, two of the best-known authors in the investment planning field, Geoffrey A. Hirt and Stanley B. Block, have joined forces with finance expert, Somnath Basu, to show financial planners how to successfully manage their clients' investments consistent with their personal objectives and levels of risk tolerance. This landmark... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15
A group of pilgrims entertain each other with stories on their way to Canterbury in a poem whose characters, from the Knight to the Wife of Bath, are as vivid as their tales. This new edition of David Wright's acclaimed translation includes a new critical introduction and invaluable notes by a leading Chaucer scholar. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25
This readable book presents a new general theoretical understanding of politeness. It offers an account of a wide range of politeness phenomena in English, illustrated by hundreds of examples of actual language use taken largely from authentic British and American sources. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Over a period of over forty years, Geoffrey Leech has made notable contributions to the field of literary stylistics, using the interplay between linguistic form and literary function as a key to the mystery' of how a text comes to be invested with artistic potential. In this book, seven earlier papers and articles, read previously only by a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 44.00
This readable yet scholarly book tells the fascinating story of the English language in three ways. It traces its history from obscure beginnings over 1500 years ago. It shows the geographical spread of the language in increasing diversity. It looks at the present state of English as a global language and the uncertainties of its future. It argues... more...