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As The Hibs Go Marching On: A Post-War History Of Hibs
- Paperback - Birlinn
Beginning with the ten year reign of Alex Miller, where the club had to fight off a hostile takeover bid by Mercer, survived to win the Skol Cup, signed players like Andy Goram and Steve Archibald and ventured once again into European competition, John Campbell completes his post-war trilogy on the history of Hibernian FC, this volume sees Campbell cover every season from 1987, through the nineties and into the new millennium, where the club experienced relegation, promotion and two consecutive cup finals.
All Through The Night
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Bristol, in the summer of 1966: struggling to make ends meet, private detective Joseph Tremaine Ellington sees a way to make some easy cash when he is approached by Ida Stephens, the administrator of a local orphanage. Offering him 500 if he can locate the disgraced GP Doctor Ronald Fowler, Ellington is instructed to track him down by whatever means necessary. But Ellington underestimates his assignment, and he soon finds himself up to his neck in trouble and running for his life.
The Albino's Treasure
- Paperback - Titan Books
When anarchists slash a painting of the Prime Minister in the newly opened National Portrait Gallery and suggest that the man himself could be next, Scotland Yard have no choice but to call in Sherlock Holmes. Leaving Watson behind, Holmes fakes his own death, infiltrates the anarchists, and solves the problem - only to return to Baker Street and discover that his problems are only just beginning.
- Hardback - Legendary Comics
Washed-up Hollywood screenwriter Ray Spass is caught in a downward spiral of broken relationships, wild parties and self-destruction. Out of luck and out of chances he's one failed script away from fading into obscurity. Little does he know he's about to write the story of his life ...
Alfie In The Bath
- Hardback - Bloomsbury
Alfie Rabbit is splashing around in the bath. His world turns from real to imagined as a gatefold spread is opened. Now he's on an amazing deep-sea adventure. Alfie is a deep-sea monster waving his tentacles, a little pink crab snapping his claws, a whale spouting water high in the air.
Alfie In The Garden
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
Alfie Rabbit is helping his mummy in the garden. His world turns from real to imagined, as a gatefold spread is opened. Now he's in the jungle! He's a lion on the prowl, an elephant spraying water from his trunk, and a little bird flying home to his nest - to have a nap with Mummy!
All The Rage
- Paperback - Vintage Books
Here, as before, lies the battlefield of the heart, where characters who have suffered disaffection, alienation or emotional damage somehow emerge - haltingly, awkwardly - into the astonishment of intimacy. And here, too, are the ones who will not shake off the hurt and the loss, who will not come through. The title story takes place on a railway platform, with a couple waiting for a train that never comes, and opens out into the husband's shocking admission of years of deceit, and a devastating portrait of a failed marriage, a failed man.
Angels Like Me
- Paperback - Puffin
Riley's new neighbours are different. Colourful and sparkly, they stand out. It's not just their names or how they dress - there's something magical about them. And since they arrived there have been loads of strange coincidences. Who are these new girls and what's with all the glitter?
Another Great Day At Sea
- Paperback - Canongate
'We were on one of the most technologically advanced places on earth but the guys in grease-smeared brown sweatshirts and float coats, draped with heavy brown chains, looked like they were ready to face the burning oil poured on them from the walls of an impregnable castle.' Geoff Dyer's incisive and witty voice depicts life on board the USS ship. His inventive descriptions are accompanied by photography by Chris Steele-Perkins, an award winning Magnum photographer.
The Admirable Crichton: A Comedy
- Paperback - Dover Publications
This classic English comedy is elevated by serious undertones concerning the class structure of British society during the early 20th century. First produced in 1902, the play has been frequently revived.