Books tagged: oxford

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Aprenda inglés ¡al fin!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Aprende inglés usando un método eficaz, bajo estándares internacionales y con tutorías personalizadas en línea, desde la comodidad de tu hogar u oficina.
A Concise History of the Oxford English Dictionary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A slim volume describing the fascinating development of one of the most famous books in the world and answering the burning questions. How did it start? What preceded it? Who did the work? Why did it take so long? How did Oxford get involved? And why is the work never finished?
The Day Thou Gavest
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the latest instalment of the Village Tales, one quiet January day: foalings, births, deaths, plans, and pints, and TMS on the ducal wireless: makes four-and-twenty hours of all that Heaven and Earth can afford. The brewery brews; the modern steam locomotives run; the ill are comforted, and children taught, and the land abides. A day of peace: come, spend it in the Woolfonts.
Monograms, Cookies & Cigars
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A chance encounter in a man-made pond drain between an injured teen and the girl of his dreams.
The Death Of Tommy Quick And Other Lies
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by askance publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Old certainties prove to be anything but as genealogy sleuth Lydia Silverstream responds to a dying man’s plea. Her work, her home, her stuttering relationship, even her skills as a researcher, all the familiar patterns are disrupted, leaving her with more challenges than ever. It all goes to show there’s so much more to a family’s history than the certificates would have you believe.
The Oxford Tribe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (and join). Part memoir, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.
The University: Its Rise & Progress
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » World
Follow the history of the university from its beginnings in the ancient world, through the tumultuous dark ages, up to the Victorian period. This work encapsulates Newman's best thinking about the University and is the perfect complement to his better known book The Idea of the University. This is the American spelling edition.
Rising Tides
Series: The Irish End Games, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,740. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Rising Tides is the story of two desperate journeys to find lost loved ones culminating in a shocking discovery—one with the power to destroy all of Europe. Mike and Sarah, searching for both John and Gavin in every bungalow and hillock in Ireland in the midst of a mysterious world plague, instead find the stuff of every parent’s nightmares.
Chronicle 2023
Series: Chronicle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A humourous suggestion, leads to a gruesome discovery. In this tenth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker investigates the patterns of a serial killer. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
As Far As I Remember
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story