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Book Cover:  1 Page at a Time: A Daily Creative Companion
By Kurtz Adam J
Each of the 365 prompts in this book will encourage you to draw, write, list, reflect, and share.  This book is your new best friend. 
Each of the 365 prompts in this book will encourage you to draw, write, list, reflect, and share.  This book is your new best friend. 
Published: 18/12/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141981024
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  10-Lb Penalty
By Francis Dick
A wealthy businessman running for a parliamentary by-election in Dorset, Juliard Sr needs all the help he can get - especially when the campaign moves from mudslinging to something more deadly.
A wealthy businessman running for a parliamentary by-election in Dorset, Juliard Sr needs all the help he can get - especially when the campaign moves from mudslinging to something more deadly.
Published: 24/09/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781405916851
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  1984

'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.'  

'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.'  

Published: 01/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141036144
RRP: $19.95
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Book Cover:  31 Songs
By Hornby Nick
Through thirty-one songs that he either loves or has loved, Nick Hornby tells us what music means to his life. Theses personal and passionate pieces – refreshingly free of pretension – are a celebration of the joy that certain songs have given him.
Through thirty-one songs that he either loves or has loved, Nick Hornby tells us what music means to his life. Theses personal and passionate pieces – refreshingly free of pretension – are a celebration of the joy that certain songs have given him.
Published: 14/03/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241969793
RRP: $22.99
Book Cover:  365: Stories
By Robertson James
Underpinning all of them are insistent and vital questions: who are we? What are  we doing here? What happens next? And, again and again, Robertson interrogates the matter of what a story is, and why stories are crucial to humans both as individuals and as members of families and wider communities.
Underpinning all of them are insistent and vital questions: who are we? What are  we doing here? What happens next? And, again and again, Robertson interrogates the matter of what a story is, and why stories are crucial to humans both as individuals and as members of families and wider communities.
Published: 19/11/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241146866
RRP: $24.99
Book Cover: A Battle Won
A Battle Won is the brilliant second instalment in the epic maritime adventures of Charles Hayden. A masterpiece in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell and Patrick O'Brian.
A Battle Won is the brilliant second instalment in the epic maritime adventures of Charles Hayden. A masterpiece in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell and Patrick O'Brian.
Published: 06/05/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141033150
RRP: $22.99
Book Cover: A Book of Mediterranean Food

'When you read Elizabeth David, you get perfect pitch. There is an understanding and evocation of flavours, colours, scents and places that lights up the page'  Guardian

A Book of Mediterranean Food – published in 1950 – was Elizabeth David's first book and it is based on a collection of recipes she made while living in France, Italy, the Greek islands and Egypt.

She gives us hearty...

'When you read Elizabeth David, you get perfect pitch. There is an understanding and evocation of flavours, colours, scents and places that lights up the page'  Guardian

A Book of Mediterranean Food...

Published: 25/08/1998
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140273281
RRP: $22.95
Book Cover: A Confederacy of Dunces

'This city is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, onanists, pornographers, frauds, jades, litterbugs, and lesbians . . . don't make the mistake of bothering me.'

Ignatius J. Reilly: fat, flatulent, eloquent and almost unemployable. By the standards of ordinary folk he is pretty much unhinged, too. But is he bothered by...

'This city is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, onanists, pornographers, frauds, jades, litterbugs, and lesbians . . ...

Published: 13/05/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241951590
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover: A Crime in the Neighborhood
In the long hot summer of 1972, three events shattered the serenity of ten year old Marsha's life: her father ran away with her mother's sister Ada; Boyd Ellison, a young boy, was molested and murdered; and Watergate made the headlines.
In the long hot summer of 1972, three events shattered the serenity of ten year old Marsha's life: her father ran away with her mother's sister Ada; Boyd Ellison, a young boy, was molested and murdered; and Watergate made the headlines.
Published: 23/07/1999
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140273328
RRP: $22.99
Book Cover: A Crowded Marriage

There isn't room in a marriage for three . . .

Painter Imogen is happily married to Alex, and together they have a son. But when their finances hit rock bottom, they're forced to accept Eleanor Latimer's offer of a rent-free cottage on her large country estate. If it was anyone else, Imogen would be beaming gratitude. Unfortunately, Eleanor just happens to be Alex's beautiful, rich and flirtatious...

There isn't room in a marriage for three . . .

Painter Imogen is happily married to Alex, and together they have a son. But when their finances hit rock bottom, they're forced to accept Eleanor Latimer's...

Published: 04/07/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241961216
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover: A Dark-Adapted Eye: Green Popular Penguins
Vera was prim and fastidious. Eden was beautiful and adored. Like most families they had their secrets...and they hid them under a genteelly respectable veneer. Yet their sisterly bond was strained by obsession, manipulation and murderous . . . 
Vera was prim and fastidious. Eden was beautiful and adored. Like most families they had their secrets...and they hid them under a genteelly respectable veneer. Yet their sisterly bond was strained by obsession, manipulation and murderous . . . 
Published: 24/07/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143570035
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover: A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta

'The most gifted, the most prodigal writer of his generation'   JONATHAN RABAN

Jerry Delfont is a travel writer with writer's block. Lounging in Calcutta one day, he receives a mysterious letter. It comes from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger. An Indian friend of her son is in trouble: he woke up in a hotel room with a dead body next to him; he panicked and fled. Mrs Unger would like...

'The most gifted, the most prodigal writer of his generation'   JONATHAN RABAN

Jerry Delfont is a travel writer with writer's block. Lounging in Calcutta one day, he receives a mysterious letter...

Published: 01/10/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141044163
RRP: $24.95
Book Cover: A Death in Vienna

Art restorer and former secret agent Gabriel Allon hasn't been back to Vienna since a terrorist bomb tore his family apart. But when an old friend is almost killed there in an explosion at the Wartime Claims and Inquiry Office, Allon is compelled to investigate.

Art restorer and former secret agent Gabriel Allon hasn't been back to Vienna since a terrorist bomb tore his family apart. But when an old friend is almost killed there in an explosion at the Wartime...

Published: 02/08/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241950326
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover: A Delicate Truth
By le Carre John
A counter-terror operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted in Britain's most precious colony, Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, and a private defence contractor who is also his close friend.
A counter-terror operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted in Britain's most precious colony, Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, and a private defence contractor who is also his close friend.
Published: 25/06/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241965184
RRP: $22.99
Book Cover: A Good Man in Africa

Escapee from suburbia, overweight, oversexed … Morgan Leafy isn't overburdened with worldly success. Actually, he is refreshingly free from it. But then, as a representative of Her Britannic Majesty in tropical Kinjanja, it was not very constructive of him to get involved in wholesale bribery. Nor was it exactly oiling his way up the ladder to hunt down the improbably pointed breasts of his boss's...

Escapee from suburbia, overweight, oversexed … Morgan Leafy isn't overburdened with worldly success. Actually, he is refreshingly free from it. But then, as a representative of Her Britannic Majesty...

Published: 12/08/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141046891
RRP: $24.95
Book Cover: A Handful of Dust: Penguin Essentials
By Waugh Evelyn
Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy. Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair with a worthless young socialite.
Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy. Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair with a worthless young socialite.
Published: 24/09/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241970553
RRP: $16.99
Book Cover: A History of Christianity

Christianity, one of the world's great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history. This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only the main ideas and personalities of Christian history, its organisation and spirituality, but how it has changed politics, sex, and human society.

Christianity, one of the world's great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history. This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only...

Published: 29/10/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141021898
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover: A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from  Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century
By Burrow John

'BRILLIANT . . . A MASTERLY OVERVIEW.  HIS BOOK ABOUNDS IN CHARACTER, CONTEXT, SENSE AND WIT'
DOMINIC SANDBROOK, EVENING STANDARD

This is the extraordinary story of how we have understood and interpreted the past over the last 2,500 years.   From the 'father of history' Herodotus to Medieval chroniclers, and from Gibbon's epic depiction of the Roman Empire to today's TV dons, this unique...


'BRILLIANT . . . A MASTERLY OVERVIEW.  HIS BOOK ABOUNDS IN CHARACTER, CONTEXT, SENSE AND WIT'
DOMINIC SANDBROOK, EVENING STANDARD

This is the extraordinary story of how we have understood and interpreted...


Published: 02/03/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140283792
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover: A History of the Middle East
By Mansfield Peter

'AN EXCELLENT POLITICAL OVERVIEW'
GUARDIAN

Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book, fully updated to 2009, follows the historic struggles of the region over the last two hundred years, from Napoleon's assault on Egypt, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the painful emergence of modern nations, the...


'AN EXCELLENT POLITICAL OVERVIEW'
GUARDIAN

Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book, fully updated to 2009, follows the historic...


Published: 12/10/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780718192310
RRP: $26.95
Book Cover: A History of the Middle East, Fourth Edition
By Mansfield Peter
A History of the Middle East is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand one of the most crucial and volatile nerve centres of the world and its prospects for the future.
A History of the Middle East is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand one of the most crucial and volatile nerve centres of the world and its prospects for the future.
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780718199678
RRP: $26.99

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