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The Journalist and the Murderer

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New. In 1979, a journalist met a murderer, MacDonald, and decided to write the story of his crime, claiming that it would work in his defence. However, the resulting story was an indictment of the crime and the mind of its perpatrator. This book tells of the lawsuit which followed in 1984. The suit was filed by MacDonald against the writer. The underlying narrative of betrayed love was told so convincingly that at the trial five out of six jurors were persuaded that a man who was serving three ...


Eagles and Angels new book

Eagles and Angels

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Binding: P Publisher: Granta Books Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9781862075665 ISBN: 1862075662

Description: New. Max, while grieving for his criminal girlfriend Jessie, slides into a drug-induced oblivion, his personal and professional descent assured. As he probes into Jessie's past, a sinister web of conspiracy is drawn around him, with a cast of international lawyers, UNO politicans and mass murderers. Read More

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Kick new book

Kick

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Granta Books Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9781862074576 ISBN: 1862074577

Description: "In The Kick, poet Richard Murphy has constructed, from astonishingly detailed diaries kept over the course of five decades, a unique memoir of his life and times. The book is a publishing event. Murphy writes about the most painfully delicate personal issues, including his own ambivalent sexuality, and he also has brilliant accounts of meetings and friendships with some of the most significant post-war writers-WH Auden, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, JR Ackerley, Laura Riding, Robert Graves, John ... Read More

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A Mouthful of Glass new book

A Mouthful of Glass

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Binding: P Publisher: Granta Books Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9781862074422 ISBN: 1862074429

Description: New. A short, tough story of an assassin-the man who killed Hendrick Verwoed, the racist prime minister of South Africa, in 1966. Born in Mozambique of a Greek father and African mother, Demitrios Tsafendas was a man lost between the races, maddened by not knowing who or what he was. He thought he was white until his father abandoned him. He then discovered he was 'coloured'. He spent twenty-five years wandering the world looking for a home, growing stranger and more desperate. In 1965 he ... Read More

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Experiment at Work: Explosions and Experiences at the Most Frightening Company on Earth new book

Experiment at Work: Explosions and Experiences at the Most Frightening Company on Earth

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Edition: Main Binding: P Publisher: Profile Books Ltd Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9781861974372 ISBN: 186197437X

Description: A fascinating book that shows managers a new way to think about, and manage, companies-and how to succeed in the future. Andy Law is the founder and chairman of St Luke's, a successful advertising agency, and one of the most talked-about and studied companies in the world. Described by the prestigious Harvard Business Review as "the most frightening company on earth", and renowned for its innovative (bordering on experimental) management practices and thinking, St Luke's is viewed by many as ... Read More

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Love new book

Love

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Edition: Main Binding: P Publisher: Profile Books Ltd Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9781861973580 ISBN: 1861973586

Description: New. Love by Vatsyayana encapsulates the thinking of a time-honoured thinker. Writing in India in the fourth century AD, the Hindu sage Vatsyayana composed the Kama Sutra (or 'Rules of Love'), and this masterwork of sexual etiquette has since become both notorious and admired. With a brief outline of his life and achievements, this entertaining selection of short extracts from Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra presents his wisdom in an easily digestible form that is ideal for today's reader. Love will ... Read More

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Daybreak Into Darkness: a True Story of Happiness and Heart new book

Daybreak Into Darkness: a True Story of Happiness and Heart

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Binding: P Publisher: Pan Macmillan Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9780330487894 ISBN: 0330487892

Description: New. At the age of twenty-one, shy Rupert Bogarde fell in love with a nurse a great deal more worldly than he. Jacquie loved France and the couple moved there, married and bought a ruined chapel near Perpignan to turn into a business. Juggling restoration and building work with odd jobs, they eventually opened a holiday centre for young diabetics. With the birth of their two sons their dream should have been complete, but Jacquie had become obsessed with the business-working and partying for ... Read More

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Duke of Egypt new book

Duke of Egypt

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Binding: P Publisher: Pan Macmillan Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780330390460 ISBN: 0330390465

Description: New. Duke of Egypt is the story of the love between Joseph Plato, a gypsy, and Lucie, a Dutch horse-breeder. Lucie is tied to the farm; for Joseph, the whole of Europe is his home. Each spring Joseph sets out in the hope of catching up with his scattered and constantly moving relatives. He returns in the autumn to tell an enraptured Lucie of his travels; and as he relates the events of his summers to her, the strange story of his ancestors-the displaced and marginalized people of Europe-is ... Read More

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National Testing: Past, Present and Future new book

National Testing: Past, Present and Future

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Binding: P Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9781854332868 ISBN: 1854332864

Description: "Open any newspaper today and there will almost certainly be an article relating to standards of literacy and numeracy in schools, school league tables, the National Curriculum and national testing. What is national testing for? How did the present system develop? What is the nature of the tests and how are children assessed at the three Key Stages of 7, 11 and 14? This authoritative and thought-provoking book draws on the author's extensive experience of both developing and evaluating the ... Read More

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Nebuchadnessar: Scourge of Zion new book

Nebuchadnessar: Scourge of Zion

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Binding: P Publisher: Firebird Books Ltd Date published: 1998 ISBN-13: 9781853140099 ISBN: 1853140090

Description: New. Summary, An account of Nebuchadnezzar, king of ancient Babylon, whose clever military strategy brought about the fall of Jerusalem and insured his dominion over the Middle East. Read More

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