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- Paperback - Vagabond Voices
Klaus is a novella that recounts the last days of Klaus Mann's life, while referring back to the trials of the Mann family (Klaus being Thomas Mann's son) and Klaus's own autobiographical novel, Mephisto, one of his better known works partly because it was banned in West Germany for decades.
Lovely, Lovely Pirate Gold
- Paperback - ReadZone
When the pirate captain stumbles across a treasure map all the crew are very pleased. All pirates like loot! Unless, that is, it's an old boot!
Princess Penelope And The Runaway Kitten
- Paperback - Nosy Crow
Princess Penelope's naughty little kitten is all tangled up in wool and has scampered off! Little girls will love helping her track the trail of pretty pink glitter left by her kitten as it runs through the palace and grounds, encountering lots of other animal friends along the way.
The West Highland Lines: Post-Beeching
- Paperback - The History Press
The railway lines of the West Highlands are famous the world over for their illustrious history and unparalleled scenic beauty. Linking Glasgow with Oban, Fort William and Mallaig, the lines managed to survive the axe of Dr Beeching, whose infamous report forced the closure of almost a third of Britain's railways in the 1960s. With a detailed look at the lines, their workings and rolling stock since then, Webster examines how the West Highland network has gone on to prosper to the present day.
William Wallace: The Man & The Myth
- Paperback - The History Press
Fully revised and updated by leading Scottish historian Chris Brown, this biography reveals the truth behind the myths about William Wallace of Elderslie, younger son of a country knight, who came to fame through his active opposition to the aggressive imperialism of England's King Edward I.
Doubling Back: Ten Paths Trodden In Memory
- Hardback - Freight
'Doubling Back' is a moving account of walking in the footsteps of others. In 1952 Linda Cracknell's father embarked on a hike through the Swiss Alps. It was the last walk he would ever take. Fifty years later, Linda retraces that fateful journey, following the trail of the man she barely knew. This collection of walking tales take their theme from that pilgrimage. The walks trace the contours of memories, following friends, writers and relations along trails across mountains, valleys and coasts from the Highlands of Scotland to Kenya.
The Commonwealth Games
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
The Commonwealth Games are coming to Glasgow in July 2014. Following the roaring success of the London 2012 Olympics the spotlight is on these Games and excitement levels are high. Sports journalist Brian Oliver brings these often overlooked Games to life with fantastic stories of the athletes who have competed over the years. He delves into past games for the best tales, and interviews the key protagonists to unveil the highs and lows of this eccentric sporting competition.
Hearing Our Calling: Rethinking Work And The Workplace
- Paperback - Floris Books
For many of us, work is a source of anxiety rather than joy, and our workplace routine has become a strain on our lives. This book explores whether it's possible to develop a world of work which is, in fact, joyful, fulfilling and good for our health.
The Last Refuge
- Hardback - Simon & Schuster
The Faroe Islands. Forty-nine thousand people. Seventy thousand sheep. Eighteen islands. Nineteen connecting tunnels. Four traffic lights. One murder in twenty-five years. Until now. When Ryan arrives on the Faroe Islands, determined to sever all ties with his previous life and make a new start, he is surprised by how quickly he is welcomed into the close-knit community. He soon finds a job in the fishing industry and makes friends - and enemies. But no matter what he changes in his outward life, the debilitating nightmares that haunt Ryan's dreams just won't leave him alone. Then the sleepy peace is shattered by an almost unheard of crime on the Island. Murder. A specialist team of detectives will have to be brought in all the way from Denmark to help the local police, who are completely ill-equipped for a manhunt of this scale.
- Hardback - Headline
Taking inspiration from the street food of Britain and its myriad culinary influences, use of inexpensive local produce, simple cooking techniques and completely mouth-watering flavours, Tony has created over 80 recipes from burgers to bhajis, flatbreads to tacos, stuffed onion rings and kebabs.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011