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  • FEM class of 42by D.R.J. Owen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This e-book addresses Finite Element Method in many different contexts, e.g. metals, biological tissues, clay materials, energy production, plasticity and elasticity, etc. Produced by a group of international distinguished scientists it is an important contribution to the subject and has implications and relevance for scientists working in other fields more...

  • Explorers of the Nileby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57

    From Tim Jeal, author of the bestselling Stanley, the epic Victorian story of the search for the source of the Nile. more...

  • Swimming with My Fatherby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 11.65

    'Exquisitely written and wonderfully readable - There are tears, laughter and filial tenderness on every page of Tim Jeal's perfect gem of a book.' Val Hennessy, Daily Mail An exquisite and moving portrait of a deeply eccentric father. Tim Jeal's beautifully nuanced memoir is by turns lyrical, poignant and gloriously funny. 'Jeal's prose... more...

  • Young Me, Now Meby Ze Frank

    Ulysses Press 2011; US$ 14.95

    FAVORITE CHILDHOOD PHOTOS RECREATED WITH AMAZINGLY ACCURATE AND HIGHLY AMUSING RESULTS! Open to any page in Young Me, Now Me and you?ll see a cherished childhood snapshot alongside a brilliant reproduction taken decades later. Nothing is overlooked in these amazing photo pairs—family members have been rounded up in the same spot in the old backyard,... more...

  • Stanleyby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57

    Henry Morton Stanley was a cruel imperialist - a bad man of Africa. Or so we think: but as Tim Jeal brilliantly shows, the reality of Stanley's life is yet more extraordinary. Few people know of his dazzling trans-Africa journey, a heart-breaking epic of human endurance which solved virtually every one of the continent's remaining geographical puzzles.... more...

  • Somewhere Beyond Reproachby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 16.03

    Ten years after Dinah deserted Harry to marry a friend of his, Harry still loves her obsessively, though his image of her has ceased to relate to her independent reality. Unable to shake this fixation Harry resolves, for the sake of his sanity, to get Dinah back. ' Somewhere Beyond Reproach is Tim Jeal's highly readable and often amusing second... more...

  • For Love or Moneyby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.99

    For Love or Money was Tim Jeal's first novel, accepted for publication in 1966 while he was still an undergraduate at Oxford. It is the story of temporary gentleman George, who lives as a kept man with Ruth, the older woman he stole from a wealthy peer, but whose relatively comfortable country life is threatened by his difficult relations with... more...

  • Cushing's Crusadeby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.99

    Derek Cushing - thirtyish, balding, unassuming archivist/researcher into European expansion in East Africa - is also the son of Gilbert, father of Giles, and husband of Diana. On the last count, though, he has begun to fear that he is wearing cuckold's horns. His plan for addressing the crisis leads him to take his wife, son and ageing father to... more...

  • Until the Colours Fadeby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 17.49

    First published in 1976, Until the Colours Fade was Tim Jeal's fourth novel, set in 1852 in a Lancashire mill town transformed by the Industrial Revolution. Disenfranchised cotton workers are restless, while landed gentry make uneasy common cause with newly wealthy manufacturers. When painter Tom Strickland encounters the combustible Magnus Crawford,... more...

  • A Marriage of Convenienceby Tim Jeal

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 16.03

    'A majestic Victorian tale... Wealthy lawyer Esmond, discarded illegitimate son of a peer, has pinched his way to the top of his profession, while his handsome, debt-ridden cavalry officer brother Clinton has inherited the title and the ancestral home. Beautiful actress Theresa, a widow, a fierce free spirit with a sinewy wit, is the woman both will... more...