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- Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 5.82
Based on the author's own experience The Writing Game answers questions such as 'how long does it take you to write a novel?', 'where do you get your ideas', 'do you do much research?', ' have you ever had a manuscript rejected?' and 'do you write every day or only when you get the inspiration?' The Writing Game is an informative guide to the pitfalls... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 14.57
In 1971 Erin Pizzey set up the world s first refuge for battered women and their children. 40 years later, she describes the battles she was forced to fight: against the establishment, the church, the courts, and not least, the women s movement. She also describes her own troubled childhood, her discovery of feminism and her political activism, including... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2008; US$ 23.33
A Family History of Smoking is a compelling memoir about two European families living through the last gasps of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From great-grandfather David, who saw his family's fortunes decline with the gradual rise of anti-Semitism, to the ultra-modern, glamorous mother who held her family together through World War II, Andrew Riemer... more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 3.99
From heart-stopping accounts of apparitions, manifestations and supernatural phenomena, to first-hand encounters with phantoms, spirits and ghouls, this collection of spooky sightings from around the city of Plymouth is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Richly illustrated with over 100 pictures, Haunted Plymouth contains a chilling range of... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 3.99
The Little Book of the Cotswolds is a veritable smorgasbord of Cotswold miscellany, packed with fascinating titbits and all manner of factual frippery - from Cotswold lions to puppy dog pies. This region's strangest traditions, its most eccentric inhabitants, blood-curdling murders and right royal connections combine with humorous cartoons to make... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 10.94
Waves and Trees is a book of unusual light, filled with scintillations, gleams, glints and glistenings. A series of delicate formal shapes, all rhymes and rhythms, follows a number of longer poems and together they meld the matter of contemporary Dublin suburbs with new, and renewed, bucolics, and a personal, familial world with historical dramas of... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 10.94
Writing in Poetry Review Roddy Lumsden found cause to praise David Wheatley's wilfully impressive form and rampaging vocabulary', while in the TLS Peter Reading commended his technical resources as an unobtrusive pleasure to read'. A Nest on the Waves, taking its title from the folk belief that petrels lay their eggs at sea, ruminates on themes of... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 10.99
Like the work of the European poets who have nourished him, David Constantine's poetry is informed by a profoundly humane vision of the world. In his title-poem "which illuminates the themes of the whole book "the lovers are a utopian answering back against the curse (following a crime against Nature) that is carried by the ship passing above them.... more...