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Tag Archives | film

Sleeper’s Wake
In Cinemas from 8 March 2013


The ‘Sleeper’ Theory: The ‘sleeper’ theory came out of a series of psychological experiments that tried to prove that even ordinary people have a capacity for extraordinary cruelty. This ‘sleeper’ stirs from within us when we are placed in situations that are either frightening or that disassociate us from reality. In many ways each character […]

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Important Changes to the Exclus1ves Online Catalogue


. To our valued Exclus1ves Online customers, On the 1st of March 2013, the catalogue will see major changes: we will be saying goodbye to our film, music and games sections and introducing three new sections: Audiobooks, Stationery and Gifts and Special Offers. What does this mean for me? No orders for items in the film, […]

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Free Delivery Nationwide to Exclusive Books Stores

There are plenty of reasons to shop with (see the top five here), and one of the very best reasons is our offer of free delivery to our stores, regardless of the price or size of your order. Why pay extra for that paperback you want? All you have to do to take advantage […]

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Competition: Win a Set of Very Short Introductions


The Very Short Introduction series (the VSI collection) has long been a stalwart part of the Oxford University Press publishing house. These books are pocket-sized insights into a variety of subjects; over three hundred of them thus far. They explore the historical, economic and social aspects of a variety of topics, ranging from art to religion […]

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Five New Promotions at Festive Catalogue, Win Your Wishlist, Stocking Stuffers, Top Reference Picks and the Costa Book Award Shortlist!


The Christmas decorations are going up – though thankfully the carols haven’t started echoing through the malls – and the seasonal shopping madness has begun! There are close and distant family members who require gifts, and while buying for our nearest and dearest is easy, those we don’t know as well that can be a […]

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An Interview with Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ series for children and the multi-award-winning ‘Tres Navarre’ mystery series for adults. For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Texas. In 2002, Saint […]

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An Interview with Dante Di Loreto

Dante Di Loreto is executive producer on Glee, one of the most successful TV shows of recent years. In its very first season, it won lorry-loads of awards, including the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series—Musical or Comedy, a People’s Choice Award for Favourite New TV Comedy in 2010, and a Peabody Award. […]

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An Interview with Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer has made an enormous impact as Kurt in Glee. Kurt is a boy whose superior and flamboyant exterior conceals a delicate, wounded soul. Frequently bullied by the football team, he is an immensely entertaining, wonderfully theatrical member of the Glee Club at McKinley High School. Kurt throws himself into everything with all the […]

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An Interview with Amber Riley

Amber Riley plays Mercedes, the marvellously charismatic and dynamic diva-in-training of the Glee Club who refuses to sing as a supporting artist. As far as she’s concerned, it’s centre-stage or nowhere! The actress, who was honoured to sing for President Obama on the cast’s visit to the White house, an occasion she describes as “the […]

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An Interview with Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison takes the role of Mr Will Schuester in Glee, the first season of which is now being released on DVD by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Mr Schuester is the optimistic teacher who takes on the Herculean task of restoring McKinley High School’s Glee Club to its former glory. At first, he is […]

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