Books

Format: 06/2017
Format: 06/2017
Larman, Alexander
Alexander Larman
[field_chapter]

An iconoclastic exploration of the life of Lord Byron, viewed through the prism of the lives of nine women with whom he was intimately associated.

Byron's Women by Alexander Larman
Laurence, Margaret
Margaret Laurence
[field_chapter]

As she approaches her death, Hagar Shipley – an irascible, independent nonagenarian – rages against the dying of the light.

The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence
Power, Richard
Richard Power
[field_chapter]

A quiet, engaging novel about the death of a priest in 1950s Ireland and a world on the cusp of change.

The Hungry Grass by Richard Power
Saltykov-Shchedrin, M.E.
M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
[field_chapter]

One of the major satirical novels of modern Russia, Saltykov-Schedrin's hilarious chronicle is a harch criticism of Tsarist Russia, strangely pertinent to today.

The History af a Town by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
Saltykov-Shchedrin, M.E.
M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
[field_chapter]

One of the major satirical novels of modern Russia, Saltykov-Schedrin's hilarious chronicle is a harch criticism of Tsarist Russia, strangely pertinent to today.

The History of a Town by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
Sherry, Miranda
Miranda Sherry
[field_chapter]

A bittersweet novel about a young girl with an abusive past growing up in the majestic landscape of South Africa.

Bone Meal for Roses by Miranda Sherry
Wilder, Thornton
Thornton Wilder
[field_chapter]

First published in 1935, HEAVEN'S MY DESTINATION is American author and dramatist Thornton Wilder's masterful portrayal of the power of an outsider's viewpoint.

Heaven's My Destination by Thornton Wilder
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

When Elizabethan courtier Sir Robert Carey takes up his post as Deputy Warden of Carlisle, he is quickly challenged by cases of murder, treason and rustling.

A Famine of Horses by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Sir Robert Carey's investigation into the theft of guns from the Carlisle armoury takes him to the raucous court of King James VI of Scotland.

A Surfeit of Guns by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, returns to London to investigate a plot to discredit his family.

A Plague of Angels by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, investigates the mystery of a badly decomposed corpse, washed up from the Thames on Her Majesty's privy steps.

A Murder of Crows by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Queen Elizabeth I orders Sir Robert Carey to investigate a 30 year old murder of Amy Dudley – the unloved wife of Elizabeth's favourite suitor.

An Air of Treason by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, investigates the murder of a minister and the rape of his yound wife.

A Chorus of Innocents by P.F. Chisholm
Bland, Christopher
Christopher Bland
[field_chapter]

Set in 13th-century Languedoc: François de Beaufort, a knight and a Cathar, loves three women. He is Cathar by birth, and ultimately by conviction, despite the unrelenting efforts of the Inquisition to stamp out this heresy through war, torture and the stake.

Cathar by Christopher Bland
Fiennes, Ranulph, Douglas, Ed
Ranulph Fiennes, Ed Douglas
[field_chapter]

An anthology of the greatest literature about Nepal. All profits from the sales of the book will be donated to charities providing relief from the recent earthquakes.

House of Snow

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