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- Red Sky At Night
- Paperback - Luath
'Red Sky At Night' is an account of a shepherd's year around Loch Katrine. The text brings to life the landscape, the widlife, the farm animals and the people who inhabit the author's vista.
- Add to BasketRobert Owen And His Legacy
- Paperback - University of Wales Press
The contributors to this volume include not only many of the recognized experts on the life, work and legacy of Owen, but also work from younger scholars or scholars coming to the field afresh.
- Add to BasketA Rosicrucian Soul: The Life Journey Of Paul Marshall Allen
- Paperback - Floris
Paul Marshall Allen was born into a Quaker family in 1913 in upstate New York. He became the first anthroposophic travelling lecturer in North America, was involved in publishing the works of Rudolf Steiner & later in Europe, he & his wife Joan deRis Allen worked in Camphill villages.
- Add to BasketRonnie's Looking For Trouble: The True Story Of Britain's Most Brutal Undercover Cop
- Paperback - Mainstream
Ronnie Howard was a drug dealer, a hitman, a hustler, a bouncer, a thief, and a conman. He was also an undercover policeman whose work led to some of the biggest drug hauls the UK has ever seen. In addition, Ronnie's work on the beat made him one of the most feared coppers around. This is his story.
- Rudolf Steiner: An Introduction To His Life And Work
- Paperback - Floris
Rudolf Steiner ranks amongst the most creative and prolific figures of the early 20th century, yet he remains a mystery to most people. This biography of the man behind the ideas has been written by a sympathetic but critical outsider.
- Add to BasketRemember Who You Are!: The Story Of A Son Of The Manse
- Paperback - Cualann
This story opens up a kind of ethnology of manse life of the early 20th century which lays bare the reality of what it is really like. It does not pretend to be an exposition of the experience of all manse-reared children but describes the writer's struggle and his eventual rejection of religion in any of its forms.
- Paperback - Whittles
St Helena was awarded the Royal Mail/Passenger contract and after refit carried passengers, Royal Mail and everything the Atlantic islands needed on the long haul from Avonmouth in the UK to Cape Town, via the islands of St Helena and Ascension. This is a record of an idyllic way of life on the last British passenger liner.
- A Reading Diary
- Paperback - Canongate
From 'Don Quixote' to 'The Sign of Four' to 'The Wind in the Willows', Manguel leads us on an enthralling adventure in literature and life, and demonstrates how, for the passionate reader, one is utterly inextricable from the other.
- Growing Up In The Gorbals
- Paperback - B&W
'The Ralph Glasser Omnibus' describes the author's impoverished childhood and adolescence in Glasgow's slum tenements.
- Add to BasketRobert Louis Stevenson: A Biography
- Paperback - Harper Perennial
This comprehensive biography of Robert Louis Stevenson is the first to be written with access to his collected correspondence. It looks at his interest in psychology, genetics, technology and feminism and reveals him as a man of humour, resilience and strongly unconventional views.