Diaries, letters & journals

    Letters from the Suitcase

    By Rosheen Finnigan

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    LETTERS FROM THE SUITCASE - An enchanting, poignant and incredibly moving account of the five year early marriage between two lovers divided by war - and the legacy they left for their only child.

    The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 7: 1934-1935

    By T. S. Eliot

    Hardback Save £17.54 = £32.46

    Having separated from his wife Vivien in 1933, T S Elliot is anxious to avoid running into her; but she refuses to comprehend that her husband has chosen to leave her and stalks him across literary society. In this book, the correspondence draws in detail upon Vivien's letters and diaries...

    Camping on the Wye

    By S. K. Baker

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.46

    Theft by Finding

    By David Sedaris

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    From bestselling author David Sedaris, the diaries that are the source of his remarkable autobiographical stories.

    Deeper Than Indigo

    By Jenny Balfour-Paul

    Paperback £8.43

    In 1999, in the depths of the British Library, historian and indigo expert, Jenny Balfour Paul, came across the five journal volumes of Victorian adventurer and fellow indigo-lover, Thomas Machell. Enchanted by the vivacity of Thomas's voice, and with a shared passion for indigo, Jenny found herself caught up in...

    Ruth's Record

    By Ruth Hill Barr

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    The year 1941 was a turning point for the world, but long-time Shanghai resident Ruth Hill Barr had no way of knowing that when she started her five-year diary on January 1st. Before the year was over, the Japanese Army had occupied Shanghai's International Settlement, and she and her family...

    Napoleon's Doctor

    By Hubert O'Connor

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    In 1815, the young Dublin doctor Barry O'Meara accepted the opportunity of a lifetime to look after Napoleon Bonaparte in his banishment on St Helena. In one of the most isolated places on earth, doctor and patient became intimate friends.

    Mockingbird Songs

    By Wayne Flynt

    Hardback £8.45

    Writing resonated with many Alabamians, in particular three sisters: Louise, Alice, and Nelle Harper Lee. Beginning with their first meeting in 1983, a mutual respect and affection for the state's history and literature matured into a deep friendship between two families who can trace their roots there back more than...

    Good Bohemian

    By Michael Holroyd

    Hardback £17.46

    Captivatingly fresh and intimate letters from Augustus John's first wife, Ida, reveal the untold story of married life with one of the great artists of the last century. Twelve days before her twenty-fourth birthday, on the foggy morning of Saturday 12 January 1901, Ida Nettleship married Augustus John in a...

    Thoreau's Animals

    By Henry David Thoreau

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    From Thoreau's renowned Journal, a treasury of memorable, funny, and sharply observed accounts of his encounters with the wild and domestic animals of Concord

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