Recent Releases

This is a complete list of the new books which have arrived on the site within the last month. See This Month's Highlights for a selection.

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    The Ballad Of Peckham Rye
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Dougal is seen as a man of vision, a man who would breathe life into the Peckham firm of Meadows, Meade and Grindley. But before long, the unsuspecting workforce begin to manifest the results of Dougal's human research - mayhem, mutiny and murder.
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    The Comforters
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Caroline Rose has a very unusual problem. She knows that she is a character in a novel. She is plagued by the tapping of typewriter keys and a strange detached narration of her thoughts and actions.
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    The Driver's Seat
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Lise is driven to distraction by her office job so, leaving everything, she flies south on holiday. But what is she looking for? Infinity and eternity attend Lise's last terrible day in an unnamed southern city.
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    A Far Cry From Kensington
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Mrs Hawkins, a comfortably large young widow, is often called upon to administer advice to colleagues and neighbours. But she follows her own advice, too, and turns from Mrs Hawkins into Nancy: quite a different proposition.
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    Higher Physical Education Course Notes
    Linda McLean - Paperback - Leckie & Leckie
    'The Higher Physical Education Course Notes' helps teachers and students map their route through the CfE programme, providing comprehensive and authoritative guidance for the course. Course notes give a practical, supportive approach to help deliver the new curriculum and offer a blend of sound teaching and learning with assessment guidance.
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    Loitering With Intent
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Would-be novelist Fleur Talbot works for the snooty Sir Quentin Oliver at the Autobiographical Association, whose members are at work on their memoirs. When her employer gets his hands on Fleur's novel-in-progress, mayhem ensues when its scenes begin coming true.
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    Memento Mori
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Muriel Spark's 'Memento Mori', first published in 1959, is among the finest novels by one of the most witty and inclusive British writers of recent times. It tells the acidly funny story of a group of elderly people who start to receive threatening phone calls telling them 'remember, you must die'.
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    Territorial Rights
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - New Directions
    Robert wants nothing more than to become a serious art historian. But his hopes for an academic life are put on hold when he's driven from London to Venice to escape one lover and seek out another: the enigmatic Bulgarian refugee Lina Pancev. In Venice, Robert encounters a grand carnival of lust, lies, blackmail, cocktail parties and regicide. As he chases Lina, his heart's desire, the city itself provides a priceless education in love, art and beauty.
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    Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography
    Alex Ferguson - Paperback - Hodder
    Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United after 27 years in the role. He has gone out in a blaze of glory, with United winning the Premier League for the 13th time, and he is widely considered to be the greatest manager in the history of British football. Over the last quarter of a century there have been seismic changes at Manchester United. The only constant element has been the quality of the manager's league-winning squad and United's run of success, which included winning the Champions League for a second time in 2008. This book tells his story.
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    A.S. Neill
    Richard Bailey - Paperback - Bloomsbury
    A.S. Neill is one of the major thinkers in education. Richard Bailey offers a coherent account of Neill's educational thought. He covers: intellectual biography, critical exposition of Neill's work, the reception and influence of his work and his relevance today.

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