Much-loved and admired novelist Christopher Fowler follows up his acclaimed memoir, Paperboy, with a second beautifully told, funny and affecting autobiographical volume, recounting his years in Britain's movie business.
Published for the first time in the UK, an astonishing true story of courage, survival and heroism by the sea captain who became a national hero when he did battle with Somali pirates and exchanged his freedom for the safety of his crew - and now a powerful thrilling film starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass.
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The epic story of four extraordinary gentlemen adventurers who came together to win bobsled gold in the 1932 Winter Olympics, and of a doomed generation, infatuated with fast living, heading into the vortex of the Second World War.
Memoir by the International Red Cross nurse whose work during the famine in Ethiopia was first brought to the attention of the western world by the BBC's Michael Buerk and which triggered Bob Geldof's Live Aid.