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Professor Lesley Jeffries

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  • Rich Girl, Poor Girlby Lesley Lokko

    Orion 2009; US$ 12.99

    Friendship, ambition, betrayal - the brilliant novel from the author of BITTER CHOCOLATE. Nic, Caryn and Tory: three girls who form a friendship that should last a lifetime. Nic is the daughter of a white Zimbabwean business tycoon. Despite a life of jaw-dropping wealth and privilege, all she really wants is a bit of attention from daddy. Caryn... more...

  • Charlieby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.27

    Charlie is the latest from bestselling author Lesley Pearse. Her family is threatened and only she can save it . . . When sixteen-year-old Charlie witnesses a brutal attack on her mother by two strangers she is shocked and terrified. But after talking to the police she realises that her father's business dealings can't be so innocent. With... more...

  • Remember Meby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 11.27

    Lesley Pearse's Remember Me is her most recent historical novel. She made a mistake and now she'll never see home again . . . Mary, a Cornish mariner's daughter, makes the biggest mistake of her short life when she steals a silk hat. Convicted and sentenced to be transported to Australia, she endures horrific conditions aboard ship before landing... more...

  • Without a Traceby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.27

    International number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse brings a compelling story of courage, friendship and love in her brand new novel Without a Trace . Coronation Day, 1953. In the Somerset village of Sawbridge, young shopkeeper Molly Heywood slips away from the celebrations to her friend's cottage and makes a shocking discovery: Cassie is... more...

  • Dead to Meby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 26.78

    A compelling new story from international number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse Spring 1935. Two girls meet by chance on Hampstead Heath. To an outsider, they could not appear more different. Verity is well-mannered and smartly dressed, living with her parents in a beautiful house close to the heath. Ruby is dishevelled and grubby, used... more...

  • Birdsby Gisela Kaplan; Lesley J. Rogers

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 27.22

    Describes the remarkable world of birds and their multitude of behaviours. more...

  • Discovering Language (1)by Lesley Jeffries

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2006; US$ 90.00

    Organized under thematic headings that are cross-referenced, this book enables students and teachers to use it either as a course text, or to help with individual aspects of language. It includes an introduction, worked examples, 'in context' sections relating the topic to text examples, suggestions for further reading, and analysis and a summary. more...

  • Textual Construction of the Female Bodyby Professor Lesley Jeffries

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. Looking at the language used, it provides an insight into the experience of the female reader, and the likely impact upon her self-image. more...

  • Stylisticsby Lesley Jeffries; Daniel McIntyre

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An introduction to the study of style in language, offering practical advice on how to stylistically analyse texts. more...

  • Stylistics and Social Cognitionby Lesley Jeffries; Dan McIntyre; Derek Bousfield

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 84.00

    This volume of articles comprises papers from the 25th annual conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA), which was held at the University of Huddersfield, England, in July 2005. The theme of the conference was ‘Stylistics and Social Cognition’, and as usual at a PALA conference, this theme was interpreted very widely by... more...