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  • Dynaxityby Patrick Hamilton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 23.98

    Über 60 Prozent aller IT-Projekte führen nicht zum Erfolg. Sie kommen nicht im angestrebten Rahmen von Budget, Zeit oder Qualität zur Auslieferung. Grund: fehlende Skills der verantwortlichen IT-Profis. Genau das will der international erfahrene Autor ändern... more...

  • Wege aus der Softwarekriseby Patrick Hamilton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 23.98

    Seit Jahrzehnten ist der Softwarebau in der Krise. Immer noch gehen etwa die Hälfte aller in der IT-Produktion eingesetzten Mittel verloren. Angekündigte Programme verzögern sich oder bleiben hinter den Erwartungen zurück. Muss das so sein? Die These dieses Werkes lautet: die Ursachen hierfür sind in den dem Softwarebau zugrunde liegenden Paradigmen... more...

  • Gas Lightby Patrick Hamilton

    Little, Brown Book Group 2018; US$ 3.99


  • Ropeby Patrick Hamilton

    Little, Brown Book Group 2018; US$ 3.99


  • Twopence Colouredby Patrick Hamilton

    Little, Brown Book Group 2018; US$ 15.99

    West Kensington - grey area of rot, and caretaking, and cat-slinking basements. West Kensington - drab asylum for the driven and cast-off genteel!' Patrick Hamilton was acutely conscious that his third novel (first published in 1928) was longer and 'much grimmer' than his previous and well-received productions. Twopence Coloured is the story of nineteen-year-old... more...

  • Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Skyby Patrick Hamilton

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 13.99

    The Midnight Bell, a pub on the Euston Road, is the pulse of this brilliant and compassionate trilogy. It is here where the barman, Bob, falls in love with Jenny, a West End prostitute who comes in off the streets for a gin and pep. Around his obsessions, and Ella the barmaid's secret love for him, swirls the sleazy life of London in the 1930s. This... more...

  • The Slaves of Solitudeby Patrick Hamilton

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 12.99

    Measuring out the wartime days in a small town on the Thames, Miss Roach is not unattractive but no longer quite young. The Rosamund Tea Rooms boarding house, where she lives with half a dozen others, is as grey and lonely as its residents. For Miss Roach, 'slave of her task-master, solitude', a shaft of not altogether welcome light is suddenly beamed... more...

  • The Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976by Keith Hamilton; Patrick Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    A fascinating collection of British foreign policy documents covering reactions in Whitehall to political change and revolution in the Mediterranean basin from 1973 to 1976. This volume contains many previously unpublished documents, including Joint Intelligence Committee papers, which cast new light on key events, such as the international crisis... more...

  • The Year of Europe: America, Europe and the Energy Crisis, 1972-74by Keith Hamilton; Patrick Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This is the latest volume of Documents on British Policy Overseas and the first in the series to be produced in electronic format, covering the principal themes of: the European Union, transatlantic divisions, war in the Middle East and the diplomacy of the energy crisis. Edited and selected by Foreign and Commonwealth Office historians, it... more...

  • Hangover Squareby Patrick Hamilton; Anthony Quinn

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 10.99

    The seventy-fifth anniversary edition, with a new introduction by Anthony Quinn. London, 1939, and in the grimy publands of Earls Court, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation. Netta is cool, contemptuous and hopelessly desirable to George. George is adrift in a drunken hell, except in his 'dead' moments, when something goes click... more...