Monthly Archives: August 2013

Stories from Africa

The Literature Collection contains a range of books from Africa which encompass the experience of native writers from colonial days through to independence. The African Child (L’Enfant noir)  by Camara Laye (1947) This book reflects his childhood and schooling in what … Continue reading

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20 Bedford Way, or the new university of Watermouth?

Now, this item from the “Reporter” October 1975, an IOE publication, made me chuckle when I first came across it, but seems even more comical since I’ve been reading “The History Man” by Malcolm Bradbury. Anyone who has read the book will remember … Continue reading

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Monsters! Horror! Magic! Witches! Haunted houses! Ghosts! The supernatural!

If you like these, then you’re bound to like some of the books currently on display on Level Four of the Library (near the staircase). A variety of novels, picture books and poetry books have been selected to tie in … Continue reading

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