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- The Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00
In this enlightening look at J.K. Rowling's phenomenal bestsellers, a Christian minister illuminates the powerful, positive message Harry Potter and his magical world bring to readers of all ages. Potter fever has swept the world and shows no signs of abating. The books and the recent movie have attracted millions of followers and fans, all of them... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
In this second, fully revised edition of his acclaimed study of Barker's work, Charles Lamb sets out to make emotional sense of the characters and their interactions. This is a detailed exploration of the 'scene of seduction' - the challenge, the secret, the abject and the catastrophic, processes which dominate Barker's work. For Lamb, the power... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 26.00
However important the magic of wands, brooms, cauldrons, potions, and spells might be to the vivid story telling of [the Harry Potter] books, it is merely incidental to their philosophy of life?. I can?t count the number of times I?ve heard someone in a business context say something like ?I wish I could just magically solve all these problems? or... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 12.00
In her seaside cottage, Beatrix Abberley bravely confronts an intruder moments before her life is brutally taken. The crime stuns the elderly spinster?s family?especially Beatrix?s niece, Charlotte Ladram. But Charlotte has little time to mourn the loss of her beloved aunt and little patience when police quickly arrest a man Charlotte believes is innocent.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 12.00
Intricate, fascinating and deeply satisfying to the last page -- another classic Robert Goddard mystery. Actor Toby Flood, formerly of big and small screen but now seldom seen on either, arrives in Brighton with the other cast members of the Joe Orton play Lodger in the Throat. They have been on tour since September, but hopes of a West End transfer... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00
Six months after her husband's sudden death, Leonora Galloway sets off for a holiday in Paris with her daughter Penelope. At last the time has come when secrets can be shared and explanations begin... Their journey starts with an unscheduled stop at the imposing Thiepval Memorial to the dead of the Battle of the Somme near Amiens. Amongst those... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
From using crackpot psychics to cutting-edge forensics, Arthur Bryant and John May are famous for their maddeningly unorthodox approach to solving crimes that the ordinary police cannot. Now Christopher Fowler, ?a new master of the classical detective story,?* brings back crime detection?s oddest?and oldest?couple to solve the ultimate locked room... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Uncle Vanya is one of Anton Checkov's four major plays. It was first performed in 1900, the year after its publication, under direction by the celebrated Konstantin Stanislavski. The text reworks an earlier play by Checkov, The Wood Demon . Critics have attempted to follow Checkov's method and artistic development by tracking the changes he... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1998; US$ 13.50
The poems in this fifth collection of his poetry were written before, during and after Matt Simpsons two-month period as poet-in-residence at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Launceston, Tasmania. Most of the poems are responses to encounters with the work and life of the mid-nineteenth-century writer and artist, Louisa Anne Meredith,... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 15.00
Matt Simpsons poetry has among its principal themes one of coming to terms with the past as a way of understanding the present. In the present collection Simpson continues his journey into his family history. He has also been on other travels: there are poems about Japan, Tasmania, Ireland and the Greek islands of Aegina and Leros. Simpson is... more...