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The Blackpool Highflyer (Jim... - Andrew Martin

The Blackpool Highflyer (Jim...Andrew Martin

A steamy whodunnit … This may well be the best fiction about the railways since Dickens.’ Independent on Sunday’Genuinely gripping … The sort of thing D. H. Lawrence might have written had he been less verbose or been blessed with… more

The Blackpool Highflyer (Jim Stringer Mystery)
Andrew Martin
Faber & Faber Crime , English
The Complete Cosmicomics - Italo Calvino

The Complete CosmicomicsItalo Calvino

The definitive edition of Calvino’s cosmicomics, bringing together all of these enchanting stories—including some never before translated—in one volume for the first time In Italo Calvino’s cosmicomics, primordial beings cavort on the nearb… more

The Complete Cosmicomics
Italo Calvino
Mariner Books , English
Chanel: An Intimate Life - Lisa Chaney

Chanel: An Intimate LifeLisa Chaney

In Chanel: An Intimate Life, acclaimed biographer Lisa Chaney tells the controversial story of the fashion icon who starred in her tumultuous era Coco Chanel was many things to many people. Raised in emotional and financial poverty, she… more

Chanel: An Intimate Life
Lisa Chaney
Penguin , English
The Pride (NHB Modern Plays)... - Alexi Kaye Campbell

The Pride (NHB Modern Plays)...Alexi Kaye Campbell

The powerful debut play from Alexi Kaye Campbell, winner of an Olivier Award, the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, and the John Whiting Award for Best New Play. Alternating between 1958 and 2008, The Pride examines chang… more

The Pride (NHB Modern Plays) (Royal Court)
Alexi Kaye Campbell
Nick Hern Books , English
A Few Man Fridays - Adrian Jackson

A Few Man FridaysAdrian Jackson

Cardboard Citizens presents the story of an entire nation made homeless, starting in the age of Cold War secrets and ending in the era of global warming. A Few Man Fridays unearths an inglorious episode of British history. Between 1967 and … more

A Few Man Fridays
Adrian Jackson
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
The Author (Oberon Modern Plays) - Tim Crouch

The Author (Oberon Modern Plays)Tim Crouch

Winner of the 2010 Whiting Award for best new play.Winner of the 2010 Total Theatre Award for Innovation.Nominated in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2010.Settle back into the warmth of the theatre. Relax as the story unfolds. For you. … more

The Author (Oberon Modern Plays)
Tim Crouch
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Indian Summer Notebook: A Wr... - Henry Williamson

Indian Summer Notebook: A Wr...Henry Williamson

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Henry Williamson remains best known for his nature stories, Tarka the Otter and Salar the Salmon. This collection comprises a selection of Williamson’s work from a number of sources, including book introductions; contributions to anthologie… more

Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer’s Miscellany
Henry Williamson
Henry Williamson Society , English
Bean Plays Four (Oberon Mode... - Richard Bean

Bean Plays Four (Oberon Mode...Richard Bean

England People Very Nice‘A very funny but outrageous comedy…makes you laugh then wonder whether you should have.’ Financial TimesThe Big Fellah‘Bean’s play is very funny, full of sharp contrasts between grim hilarity and gut-wrenching rever… more

Bean Plays Four (Oberon Modern Playwrights)
Richard Bean
Oberon Books , English
Capital Punishments - John Dodd

Capital PunishmentsJohn Dodd

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An alcoholic beggar with an irrational hatred of pinstripes… An eccentric old lady who sits in her flat and enjoys pouring a kettle full of boiling hot water over passers by …A man who attempts to board a locked train by clambering, briefca… more

Capital Punishments
John Dodd
Endeavour Press Ltd. , English
Shadow of the Wolf - Ivor Watkins

Shadow of the WolfIvor Watkins

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A Russian police woman investigating the death of her father finds a mysterious killer stalking a remote Siberian community. The remains of a priest are found outside the charred remains of his church; a family of trappers are slaughtered i… more

Shadow of the Wolf
Ivor Watkins
Don't Start Me Talking: Lyri... - Paul Kelly

Don't Start Me Talking: Lyri...Paul Kelly

Spanning 20 years of song-writing, a fully updated collection of all the lyrics from Australia’s greatest singer/songwriter, Paul Kelly.’He transforms the smallest everyday item, a winter coat or holiday gravy, into talismans of redemption … more

Don’t Start Me Talking: Lyrics 1984 - 2012
Paul Kelly
Allen & Unwin , English
My Father Laurence Olivier - Tarquin Olivier

My Father Laurence OlivierTarquin Olivier

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‘What we have lost with Laurence Olivier is glory.’My Father Laurence Olivier is a touching account of a son’s idolisation of his father — one of the greatest actors ever to have graced both the British stage and Hollywood’s screens. In re… more

My Father Laurence Olivier
Tarquin Olivier
Endeavour Press Ltd. , English
Posh (Oberon Modern Plays) - Laura Wade

Posh (Oberon Modern Plays)Laura Wade

I’ve got a new law for you mate, it’s called survival of the fittest, it’s called fuck you we’re the Riot Club.In an oak-panelled room in Oxford, ten young bloods with cut-glass vowels and deep pockets are meeting, intent on restoring their… more

Posh (Oberon Modern Plays)
Laura Wade
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Willard Price: Shark Adventure - Anthony McGowan

Willard Price: Shark AdventureAnthony McGowan

Shark Adventure is an authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Full of action, adventure and animals!On a remote Polynesian island, Amazon Hunt and her cousin, Frazer, recruits of TRACKS animal … more

Willard Price: Shark Adventure
Anthony McGowan
Puffin , English



Amazon.com , English
The Great Gatsby - Peter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great GatsbyPeter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.’‘F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby was first published on April 10, 1925. Set on Long Island’s North Shore and in New York City during the summer of… more

The Great Gatsby
Peter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Europe at War 1939-1945: No ... - Norman Davies

Europe at War 1939-1945: No ...Norman Davies

The conventional narrative of the Second World War is well known: after six years of brutal fighting on land, sea and in the air, the Allied Powers prevailed and the Nazi regime was defeated. But as in so many things, the truth is somewhat … more

Europe at War 1939-1945: No Simple Victory
Norman Davies
Pan , English
Under the Whaleback - Richard Bean

Under the WhalebackRichard Bean

The life of Darrel Ascough, a Hull trawlerman, is played out in three acts in the crew’s quarters of a distant water trawler: First, at sixteen, Darrel is a deckie learner on the Kingston Jet. Here he meets Hull’s “one man circus” Cassidy, … more

Under the Whaleback
Richard Bean
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Mansfield Park Revisited - Joan Aiken

Mansfield Park RevisitedJoan Aiken

In Aiken’s sequel to Jane Austen’s complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny’s younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram’s new companion. Sur… more

Mansfield Park Revisited
Joan Aiken
Sourcebooks Landmark , English
Mansfield Park Revisited: A ... - Joan Aiken

Mansfield Park Revisited: A ...Joan Aiken

In Aiken’s sequel to Jane Austen’s complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny’s younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram’s new companion. Sur… more

Mansfield Park Revisited: A Jane Austen Entertainment
Joan Aiken
Sourcebooks Landmark , English