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  • 'Twas the Night After Christmasby Sabrina Jeffries

    Gallery Books 2012; US$ 7.99

    Unwrapping her talent for creating ?scintillating wit and heart-stopping sensuality? (Library Journal ), Sabrina Jeffries gives readers a gift to cherish: a touching new novel of an unexpected Christmas reunion?sparked by a cunning ruse, family secrets, and the mysterious ways of the heart. Dear Sir, . . . I feel I should inform you that your... more...

  • After the Prophetby Lesley Hazleton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever.   Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked... more...

  • Trust Meby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.27

    Trust Me is the gripping historical novel from bestselling author Lesley Pearse. She lost her parents and then was sent far, far away . . . When their father tragically kills their mother, Dulcie and her sister are sent to an orphanage. Told that a 'better life' awaits them in another country, they are shipped off to Australia. But the promises... 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...

  • 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...

  • Economies in Transitionby Ian Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Socialist Economies and the Transition to the Marketby Ian Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 193.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...