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The Information Junkie - Roderick Leyland
 

The Information JunkieRoderick Leyland

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THE INFORMATION JUNKIE is a zany comic novel written in the first person. The narrator, Charlie, in trying to write a novel himself, enlists the help of Anthony Burgess, Martin Amis and Richard Burton. Charlie embarks on a series of adventu… more

The Information Junkie
Roderick Leyland
English
The East Coast Martello Towe... - Roderick Leyland
 

The East Coast Martello Towe...Roderick Leyland

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THE EAST COAST MARTELLO TOWERS OF ESSEX AND SUFFOLK is a practical guide to all remaining towers (which were erected in the early nineteenth century to repel a threat of invasion by Napoleon) in these two counties. A brief history is follow… more

The East Coast Martello Towers of Essex and Suffolk
Roderick Leyland
English
The Martello Towers of Kent ... - Roderick Leyland
 

The Martello Towers of Kent ...Roderick Leyland

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THE MARTELLO TOWERS OF KENT AND EAST SUSSEX is a practical guide to all remaining towers (which were erected in the early nineteenth century to repel a threat of invasion by Napoleon) in these two counties. A brief history is followed by in… more

The Martello Towers of Kent and East Sussex
Roderick Leyland
English
Romney Marsh Eighth Wonder o... - Roderick Leyland
 

Romney Marsh Eighth Wonder o...Roderick Leyland

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ROMNEY MARSH: EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD is a brief introduction to this unusual region in the south-western corner of Kent. Features include: an Introduction to Romney Marsh; The Royal Military Canal; Dungeness: Place of Mystery; the Cinqu… more

Romney Marsh Eighth Wonder of the World
Roderick Leyland
English
The Misfits and Other Short ... - Roderick Leyland
 

The Misfits and Other Short ...Roderick Leyland

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THE MISFITS AND OTHER SHORT FICTIONS is a collection of short pieces with styles ranging from the reflective, to the fantastic, to the dreamlike (both benevolent and malevolent), often with surprising results.SHORT FICTION WITH OPENING ANDmore

The Misfits and Other Short Fictions
Roderick Leyland
English
Postboxes Through Six Reigns - Roderick Leyland
 

Postboxes Through Six ReignsRoderick Leyland

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POSTBOXES THROUGH SIX REIGNS is best viewed in colour because it features illustrations of the varying types of post box―PILLAR BOX, WALL BOX, LUDLOW BOX and LAMP BOX―through all six reigns from Queen Victoria to the present day. A short hi… more

Postboxes Through Six Reigns
Roderick Leyland
English
Water Towers of the South East - Roderick Leyland
 

Water Towers of the South EastRoderick Leyland

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WATER TOWERS OF THE SOUTH EAST is a study of water towers, working and redundant, including conversions, in south-east England. As well as an outline of the purpose of the water tower, the book is illustrated with examples from nine countie… more

Water Towers of the South East
Roderick Leyland
English
Mastering the Zanzibar and O... - Roderick Leyland
 

Mastering the Zanzibar and O...Roderick Leyland

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This eclectic collection of short (and in two cases, very short) stories mixes the real and the surreal and the comic in an economical prose style:THE MIRROR: in his partner’s absence a man explores his image in a mirror; on her return thei… more

Mastering the Zanzibar and Other Stories
Roderick Leyland
English
By Great Central Station and... - Roderick Leyland
 

By Great Central Station and...Roderick Leyland

BY GREAT CENTRAL STATION AND OTHER LONDON UNDERGROUND SITES is a brief introduction to London’s Tube System, told largely in pictures. A short history is followed by examples of architecture; typical signage, including the history of the wo… more

By Great Central Station and other London Underground Sites
Roderick Leyland
English
Cliffhanger and Other Stories - Roderick Leyland
 

Cliffhanger and Other StoriesRoderick Leyland

A mix of short stories blend the real, the surreal and the comic in an economic prose style:AFTER THE STORM: a ship half buried in the sand; Annie searches for David who’s dead; but is she still alive…?NO SUCH THING AS CONVERSATION: Clari… more

Cliffhanger and Other Stories
Roderick Leyland
English
Taking Stock and Other Stories - Roderick Leyland
 

Taking Stock and Other StoriesRoderick Leyland

An eclectic mix of short (sometimes very short) stories covering the real, the surreal, the lyrical, the contemporary, the graphic, the entertaining and the downright unbelievable.FALSE TABS: the death of her difficult husband releases desi… more

Taking Stock and Other Stories
Roderick Leyland
English
Telephone Boxes their Histor... - Roderick Leyland
 

Telephone Boxes their Histor...Roderick Leyland

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TELEPHONE BOXES THEIR HISTORY AND VARIETY traces the development of the British telephone box from its introduction to the present day. There are photographs of the earliest standardised boxes (K1); the iconic K2 (including the wooden proto… more

Telephone Boxes their History and Variety
Roderick Leyland
English
The Thrilling Delinquency of... - Roderick Leyland
 

The Thrilling Delinquency of...Roderick Leyland

This eclectic mix of short stories mixes the real and the surreal and the sharply comic in an economic prose style:WAITING FOR THE BUTCHER: Penny remembers, including a visit from the King, but how accurate are her memories―and when will th… more

The Thrilling Delinquency of her Armpits and Other Stories
Roderick Leyland
English
In Search of 338171 and Othe... - Roderick Leyland
 

In Search of 338171 and Othe...Roderick Leyland

THIS is a collection of pieces with a rural theme: IS THIS LIFE?: a visit to Virginia Woolf’s house. LONG LIVE THE WEED!:in praise of weeds. THE TWO THOMAS HARDYS: both with a connection to Dorchester. THE SHADOW OF THE TOWER: a ghost in th… more

In Search of 338171 and Other Journeys
Roderick Leyland
English
Selected Poems - Roderick Leyland
 

Selected PoemsRoderick Leyland

These poems range from the epigrammatic to the lyrical with a few surprises along the way. Roderick Leyland’s stories, articles and poems have appeared in magazines on both sides of the Atlantic. Born in Dundee, Scotland, he trained as an a… more

Selected Poems
Roderick Leyland
English

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