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May Need Rebooting
- Paperback - Orchard
Norm knew it was going to be one of those days when he woke up and found himself in 18th century France. If only he hadn't fallen asleep in history class! And if only he'd done his punishment exercise! And if only he could go biking instead of playing stupid football! Except Norm can't go biking. Why not? Because his bike's been stolen, that's why! Nightmare? It's worse than that ... it's an abso-flipping-lute disaster!
The Moaning Of Life: The Worldly Wisdom Of Karl Pilkington
- Paperback - Canongate
Karl Pilkington is 40-years-old. He's not married, he doesn't have kids, and he's got a job where he's known as an 'idiot'. It's time for him to take stock and face up to life's big question - what does it all mean? Karl is no stranger to travel, and now he's off on a series of madcap adventures around the globe to find out how other cultures approach life's big issues.
My Scotland, Our Britain: A Future Worth Sharing
- Hardback - Simon & Schuster
'My Scotland, Our Britain' is former Prime Minister Gordon Brown's highly personal account of the nation he was born in, and our Britain, the multinational state that the Scots, English, Welsh and Northern Irish have created and share. Laying bare his family's ancestry over 300 years of the Union and explaining how it shaped his background, Brown charts what it was like growing up in Scotland in the 1950s and 1960s, and explains the influence of religion, education and Scotland's unique industrial structure on the shaping of his and Scotland's identity.
Modernism And The Frankfurt School
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
This book provides a focused introduction to the Frankfurt School's important attempts to relate the social, political, and philosophical conditions of modernity to innovations in 20th-century art, literature, and culture.
Montrose: The Postcard Collection
- Paperback - Amberley
Beautiful postcards capture old Montrose in all its glory.
Morphological Theory And The Morphology Of English
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
This introduction to morphology offers graduate students and advanced undergraduate students in linguistics an accessible entry point to the primary literature in the field of morphology.
The Machrie Midge
- Paperback - Matador
The Machrie Midge has a very short attention span; he doesn't even notice when it gets him into trouble! But will it catch him out in the end? See how he gets on inside. Welcome to the wonderful world of 'Arran Tales' where you can get to know all the colourful creatures that live on the Isle of Arran.
Mightier Than The Sword
- Paperback - Olida
A book about Scottish nationhood, Alexander Tait tells the dramatic story of William Wallace, the greatest warrior and martyr for Scotland's ancient liberty. He uncovers the fascinating history of the symbol which has for over 700 years represented the nation's heroic struggle for freedom and provides a revealing record of the many chapters in the Scots' relentless pursuit of self-determination.
A Million Ways To Die In The West
- Paperback - Canongate
'A Million Ways to Die in the West' pays homage to the traditional Western with a modern comic spin, following a cowardly farmer who seeks the help of a gunslinger's wife to win back the woman who left him.
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
Easy to use in the classroom or as a tool for revision, 'Oxford Literature Companions' provide student-friendly analysis of a range of popular GCSE set texts. Each book offers a lively, engaging approach to the text, covering characters, themes, language and contexts, whilst also providing a range of varied and in-depth activities to deepen understanding and encourage close work with the text.