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  • The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmesby Andrew Lycett

    Free Press 2007; US$ 32.99

    Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's name is recognized the world over, for decades the man himself has been overshadowed by his better understood creation, Sherlock Holmes, who has become one of literature's most enduring characters. Based on thousands of previously unavailable documents, Andrew Lycett, author of the critically acclaimed biography Dylan... more...

  • Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensationby Andrew Lycett

    Random House 2013; US$ 14.09

    The definitive biography of Wilkie Collins: the Victorian novelist, playwright, author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White , who lived a life of sensation. Wilkie Collins, author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, was the master of the Victorian sensation novel, but he also had a complex private life that could have come straight... more...

  • Ian Flemingby Andrew Lycett

    Orion 2012; US$ 13.99

    The definitive biography of author Ian Fleming and the perfect read for anyone enjoying the Sky Atlantic biopic starring Dominic Cooper. Ian Fleming's life was just as dramatic as that of his fictional creation, James Bond. Andrew Lycett's direct access to Fleming's family, friends and contemporaries has enabled him to reveal the truth behind the... more...

  • Dylan Thomasby Andrew Lycett

    Orion 2014; US$ 15.99

    The definitive biography of the poet who was almost as notorious for his 'rock 'n' roll' lifestyle as his artistic work Dylan Thomas was a romantic and controversial figure; a poet who lived to excess and died young. An inventive genius with a gift for both lyrical phrases and impish humour, he also wrote for films and radio, and was renowned for... more...

  • Rudyard Kiplingby Andrew Lycett

    Orion 2015; US$ 21.99

    Paragon of English virtues or racist imperialist? Andrew Lycett (acclaimed biographer of Ian Fleming) has returned to primary sources to tell the intricate story of a misunderstood genius who became Britain's most famous and highest earning author. Among the many new sources, Lycett has discovered previously unpublished letters that illuminate Kipling's... more...

  • Conan Doyleby Andrew Lycett

    Orion 2011; US$ 15.99

    Ground-breaking biography of the creator of fiction's best loved detective Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's name is recognised the world over, for decades he was overshadowed by his creation, Sherlock Holmes - one of literature's most enduring characters. Conan Doyle was a man of many contradictions. Romantic, energetic, idealistic and upstanding,... more...

  • Kipling Abroadby Rudyard Kipling; Andrew Lycett

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    Rudyard Kipling is the doyen of travel writers. His genius for evoking the sights, sounds and atmosphere of a place was crystallised in his fiction, in which he introduced Victorian readers to the drama and exoticism of the East. The teaming, dusty Grand Trunk Road springs to life off the pages of Kim, while the misty heights of imperial Simla provide... more...

  • Kipling and Warby Rudyard Kipling; Andrew Lycett

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    Although Rudyard Kipling never fought, he was one of Britiain's foremost observers of and commentators on war. Through his writing on the harsh realities of life as a private and accounts of feats of courage and comradeship during the frontier wars in India, 19th century British campaigns in Sudan, the Boer Wars and the First World War, he became the... more...

  • Kipling and the Seaby Rudyard Kipling; Andrew Lycett

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    Kipling may be best known as a commentator on the British Empire, but he was also a vivid observer and chronicler of the sea - and of ships and all who sailed in them. For him the sea was the glue which bound the British Empire together. To reach distant lands, you needed to sail. So Kipling wrote copiously about his own voyages - to India, across... more...

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