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How To Be Both
- Hardback - Hamish Hamilton
This is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths, and fictions. There's a renaissance artist of the 1460s. There's the child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, structural gets playful, knowing gets mysterious, fictional gets real - and all life's givens get given a second chance.
How To Pass Higher English For CfE
- Paperback - Hodder Gibson
Get your best grade with this guide to Higher English for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher exam.
Heist: The Inside Story Of Scotland's Most Notorious Raids
- Paperback - Birlinn
Scotland has been home to some of Britain's most high profile robberies and Heist lifts the lid on some of those notorious raids, reopening the files on both solved and unsolved cases. By retracing the steps of the robbers and through interviews with experts and those who had their lives hit by the incidents, the book puts a new slant on some jaw-dropping crimes. From one of the highest profile art thefts of the modern era to an SAS style aerial assault on a bank, 'Heist' tracks raids on everything from stately homes to industrial units as a scourge of modern society is highlighted.
Head For The Edge, Keep Walking
- Paperback - Cargo
Jill Beech's nine-year relationship is over, so she swaps one job for another, she gets tipsy with offbeat friends and she internet dates. Feeling stuck, life is suddenly flipped on its head by some shocking news - she has cervical cancer. A simple operation to remove part of her cervix becomes a two-week hospital stay will Jill refusing to speak, such is the depth of her shock. But can a kitten called Cyril - or a handsome man called Roy - help Jill to recover her life?
The Hound Of The Baskervilles
- Paperback - Scholastic
It was Sir Charles's mysterious death in the grounds of Baskerville Hall that brought Sherlock Holmes to the scene of one of his most famous and intriguing cases.
How To Read The Bible
- Paperback - Granta
The trouble with reading the Bible is that it claims to be God's autobiography. This work allows non-believers as well as believers to profit from a study of the most influential book in human history. Various passages from both the Hebrew and Christian scriptures are discussed.
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Bristol in the early 1960s: Joseph Tremaine Ellington is a Barbadian ex-policeman who, like many of his generation in the West Indies, has come to the UK to make a new life in the mother country. But the land of opportunity is not all it is cut out to be. It is not just the weather that is cold: so is the welcome.
Healing Plants: Herbal Remedies From Traditional To Anthroposophical Medicine
- Paperback - Floris Books
Rosemary, mint and onions are commonly found in kitchens, but physician Markus Sommer argues that cooking only makes use of one aspect of plants like these. Here, he vividly describes their full characteristics, helping the reader to understand their true nature. He discusses the properties of over thirty plants. For example, did you know that St John's Wort is not only good for depression, but also heals wounds? Or that plantain is good for coughs, but is also effective in treating strokes and multiple sclerosis?
Higher Graphic Communication Course Notes
- Paperback - Leckie & Leckie
This title helps teachers and students map their route through the CfE programme, providing comprehensive and authoritative guidance for the course. It gives a practical, supportive approach to help deliver the new curriculum and offer a blend of sound teaching and learning with assessment guidance.
A House Called Askival
- Hardback - Freight
This is an elegant, moving and heartfelt love letter to the sights, sounds and tastes of northern India told through the enthralling story of the troubled relationship between a father and daughter stretching from Partition to the present day.