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A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France
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A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France

Ann Wroe, Anne Wroe

Ann Wroe brings to life a rich and perplexing culture of a city physically divided-as so many communities are today-by political factions in this skillful re-creation of fourteenth-century Rodez. Notes, bibliography.

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Six Facets Of Light
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Six Facets Of Light

Ann Wroe

'She's a genius, I believe, because she lights up every subject she touches.' Hilary Mantel A Spectator Book of the Year Goethe claimed to know what light was.

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Being Shelley: The Poet's Search for Himself
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Being Shelley: The Poet’s Search for Himself

Ann Wroe

Takes the life of the poet, Shelley and turns it inside out. This book tracks the inner adventures of a spirit struggling to escape and create.

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Perkin
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Perkin

Ann Wroe

A young man suddenly emerged claiming to be Richard of York, the younger of the Princes in the Tower. As such, he tormented Henry vii for eight years. He tried three times to invade England and behaved like a prince. Officially,...

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Orpheus: The Song of Life
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Orpheus: The Song of Life

Ann Wroe

For at least two and a half millennia, the figure of Orpheus has haunted humanity. Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet and lover, his story never leaves us. The author goes in search of Orpheus, from the...

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The Perfect Prince
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The Perfect Prince

Ann Wroe

A compelling look at a strange chapter in British history describes the efforts of Perkin Warbeck, the son of a Flanders boatman, to persuade some of the most powerful monarchs of the era that he was the rightful king of England...

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Pilate: The Biography of an Invented Man
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Pilate: The Biography of an Invented Man

Ann Wroe

Glimpses into the everyday life of Pontius Pilate, a man actually walking on a marble floor in Caesarea, feeling his shoes pinch, clicking his fingers for a slave, while the clouds of lasting infamy gather over his head.

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Orpheus: The Song of Life
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Orpheus: The Song of Life

Ann Wroe

For at least two and a half millennia, the figure of Orpheus has haunted humanity. This work traces the man, and the power he represents, through the myriad versions of a fantastical life: his birth in Thrace, his studies in...

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Francis: A Life in Songs
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Francis: A Life in Songs

Ann Wroe

A life of St Francis in verseThroughout her career Ann Wroe has constantly confounded expectations, following her own unique path. Now, in Francis, she turns to verse to tell the life of St Francis of Assissi.

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Being Shelley: The Poet's Search for Himself
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Being Shelley: The Poet’s Search for Himself

Ann Wroe

Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an impront of Random House Group, Ltd., London ... in 2007 --T.p. verso

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Six Facets Of Light
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Six Facets Of Light

Ann Wroe

'She's a genius, I believe, because she lights up every subject she touches.' Hilary Mantel A Spectator Book of the Year Goethe claimed to know what light was.

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Book of Obituaries
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Book of Obituaries

Ann Wroe, Keith Colquhoun, Lucy Scott

The obituaries that appear in The Economist are remarkable because of the unpredictable selection of people to be written about, the surprising lives they lead - but also for the style in which the obituary is written. This book...

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The Economist Style Guide: 12th Edition
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The Economist Style Guide: 12th Edition

The Economist, Ann Wroe

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