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The Closet Of Savage Mementos
- Paperback - New Island
'The Closet of Savage Memenos' is drawn directly from the author's own experiences and explores heartbreak, loss, motherhood and adoption in a gripping narrative and the same expressive, emotive and exciting prose we have come to expect from Nuala Ní Chonchúir.
The Cultural Politics Of Emotion
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
This book examines how emotions are crucial to politics. Emotions work to define who we are as well as shape what we do. With reference to topical issues, the book suggests that emotions circulate within public culture, as well as shape our encounters with others in everyday life.
A Colder War
- Hardback - HarperCollinsPublishers
Paul Wallinger, MI6's most senior officer in the Middle East, is killed when the small plane he is piloting crashes into the Adriatic. It looks like a tragic accident, but in the world of the secret service, nothing is ever as it seems. Rogue spy Thomas Kell has been working off the books for Amelia Levene, head of MI6. She dispatches Kell to Turkey to investigate the incident and to find out why sensitive MI6 operations in the region keep getting blown. What he discovers is a shocking secret about America's intelligence community which could have seismic repercussions in London and Washington.
Crown Of Thistles: The Fatal Inheritance Of Mary Queen Of Scots
- Paperback - Pan Books
The struggle between the fecund Stewarts and the barren Tudors is generally seen only in terms of the relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. But little has been said about the background to their intense rivalry. Here, Linda Porter examines the ancient and intractable power struggle between England and Scotland.
The Causal Angel
- Hardback - Gollancz
Hannu Rajaniemi is from Finland and has a PhD in String Theory. He has lived, taught and worked in Edinburgh for the last seven years where he was a member of the high profile writing group that also included Hal Duncan and Alan Campbell.
The Crimson Petal And The White
- Paperback - Canongate
Sugar is an alluring 19 year-old prostitute who plies her trade at Mrs Castaway's brothel in late 19th century London. Her aim is to lift her body and soul out of the gutter.
Carina Contini's Kitchen Garden Cookbook: A Year Of Italian Scots Recipes
- Hardback - Frances Lincoln
This cookbook presents a collection of over 120 Scottish recipes with an Italian twist which celebrate the best seasonal ingredients. It is also the story of how Victor and Carina Contini have restored a large Victorian garden on the outskirts of Edinburgh, with the help of Erica Randall, formerly of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Masterpieces Of Art
- Hardback - Flame Tree Publishing
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the most intriguing and influential artists of his time. This title reveals a selection of some of his most important and popular works, from stained glass pieces and furniture through to architecture, at the same time giving an overview of his life and career.
Collins Italian Dictionary
- Paperback - Collins
Written in consultation with pupils, teachers and exam boards, this Italian dictionary covers all essential GCSE vocabulary. It includes a useful section on how to use the dictionary, plus word games and verb tables.
Carl Larsson's Home, Family And Farm: Paintings From The Swedish Arts And Crafts Movement
- Hardback - Floris
Carl Larsson is one of Sweden's best-loved artists. His stunning watercolours of his home and family from the end of the 19th-century are acclaimed as one of the richest records of life at that time. The paintings in this book are a combined collection which depict Larsson's family - his wife Karin and their eight children - his home in the village of Sundborn, and his farm, Spadarvet.
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