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- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 12.78
Two Caravans is the hilarious and engaging second novel from bestselling author Marina Lewycka. A field of strawberries in Kent... And sitting in it are two caravans - one for the men and one for the women. The residents are from all over: miner's son Andriy is from the old Ukraine, while sexy young Irina is from the new: they each other... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 14.38
We Are All Made of Glue is the wickedly funny third novel from bestselling author Marina Lewycka . Georgie Sinclair's life is coming unstuck. Her husband's left her. Her son's obsessed with the End of the World. And now her elderly neighbour Mrs Shapiro has decided they are related. Or so the hospital informs her when Mrs Shapiro has an... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.38
Marina Lewycka explores the clash of the generations in one extremely colourful family in her comic novel Various Pets Alive and Dead . For twenty years Doro and Marcus lived in a commune, convinced lentils and free love would change the world. They didn't. What they did do was give their children a terror of radicalism, dirt, cooking rotas and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 3.18
Marina Lewycka returns to the characters from A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian , with a hilarious erotic twist, in this laugh-out-loud short story, A Shorter History of Tractors in Ukrainian with Handcuffs. 'Ever since she'd first read Sherlock Holmes, Laura Carter had dreamed of being a detective . . . Books were both her escape... more...
- Free Press 2003; US$ 16.99
In 1958, mankind's centuries-long flirtation with space flight became a torrid love affair. For a decade, tens of millions of people were enraptured -- first, by the U.S.-Soviet race to the moon, and finally, as America outstripped its rival, by Project Apollo alone. It is now more than three decades since the last man walked on the moon...more time... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The Active Consumer discusses how consumers seem to delight in trying new solutions and exploring new combinatory possibilities. This book provides an economic-theoretical understanding of this phenomenon and the many ways in which innovation can structure consumer choice. The authors show from different points of view how central novelty can be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
Marina Jenkyns conveys the excitement of working therapeutically with dramatic text though a personal and highly readable analysis of plays from a variety of periods and cultures. Influenced by the theories of Winnicott and Klein she lays bare the dynamics of relationships and plots to show how they can be used to help us understand our own relationships... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95
This volume argues that English as a second language can be learnt by adult learners if typical errors are corrected regularly. The recommended means of correction and remediation is artificial intelligence and its application within Intelligent Computer Assisted Language Learning. Original research demonstrates the success of this approach. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00
The Extent of the Literal develops a strikingly new approach to metaphor and polysemy in their relation to the conceptual structure. In a straightforward narrative style, the author argues for a reconsideration of standard assumptions concerning the notion of literal meaning and its relation to conceptual structure. She draws on neurophysiological... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00
Hedonistic resorts are counterbalanced here by Greek and Roman excavations. Tour Pompeii and Herculaneum, an amphitheater or a submerged city. Visit hissing beaches and bubbling spas on Ischia. Take in the gastronomic specialties of gourmet pizza, handmade pasta and fresh seafood. Here is a guide to it all, from art and vineyards to fashions and antiques.... more...