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Why? By Rodney Marshall
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Father of two, David Jennings is divorced and working as a professor of literature in Singapore. Out of the blue he receives a phone call from his ex-wife, Anne. Their daughter, Kate, a promising... More > university student, has been found dead on a bleak hillside outside Brighton. The police are convinced that she has taken her own life. The coroner’s Open Verdict encourages him to start his own, guilt-ridden investigations into her death. As Jennings journeys into his daughter’s past, the harrowing mission takes us to London, Bogotá and the English coastline, in a search to understand ‘Why?’ But what if the truth is worse than not knowing?< Less
Why? By Rodney Marshall
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Father of two, David Jennings is divorced and working as a professor of literature in Singapore. Out of the blue he receives a phone call from his ex-wife, Anne. Their daughter, Kate, a promising... More > university student, has been found dead on a bleak hillside outside Brighton. The police are convinced that she has taken her own life. The coroner’s Open Verdict encourages him to start his own, guilt-ridden investigations into her death. As Jennings journeys into his daughter’s past, the harrowing mission takes us to London, Bogotá and the English coastline, in a search to understand ‘Why?’ But what if the truth is worse than not knowing?< Less
Avengerland: A Critical Guide By Rodney Marshall
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At the vanguard of a 1960s cultural revolution, The Avengers was both critically acclaimed and commercially popular. As Britain’s imperial power crumbled away, the television series began to... More > colonise the globe. Critic Rodney Marshall is the son of Avengers script writer Roger Marshall. He has written and/or edited nine books on the series. Avengerland: A Critical Guide brings the main chapters from these previous volumes under one cover. In addition to a number of general essays, the guide explores fifty of the filmed episodes in depth, analysing the show from monochrome film through ‘Glorious Technicolor’ to its reincarnation as The New Avengers. Avengerland is an indispensable guide for fans of this iconic show.< Less
Avengerland: A Critical Guide By Rodney Marshall
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At the vanguard of a 1960s cultural revolution, The Avengers was both critically acclaimed and commercially popular. As Britain’s imperial power crumbled away, the television series began to... More > colonise the globe. Critic Rodney Marshall is the son of Avengers script writer Roger Marshall. He has written and/or edited nine books on the series. Avengerland: A Critical Guide brings the main chapters from these previous volumes under one cover. In addition to a number of general essays, the guide explores fifty of the filmed episodes in depth, analysing the show from monochrome film through ‘Glorious Technicolor’ to its reincarnation as The New Avengers. Avengerland is an indispensable guide for fans of this iconic show.< Less
Blake's 7: A Critical Guide to Series 1-4 By Rodney Marshall
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Political satire, comic strip action adventure, science fiction, space opera, Orwellian dystopia, costume drama, Western...Drawing on a range of genres, Terry Nation’s Blake’s 7 resists... More > categorisation or labelling; a ground-breaking piece of television drama. Presenting itself as easy-viewing, early evening entertainment for a (largely) teenage audience – which, on one level, it was – it tackles state-surveillance, propaganda, corruption, genocide, revolution, and terrorism. Avengers expert Rodney Marshall turns his attention to Blake’s 7, offering unauthorised, entertaining, thought-provoking critical guides to all fifty-two episodes in Series 1-4. Horizon (the official Blake’s 7 fan club) moderator Alex Pinfold has added a Foreword to this third edition, while television historian Matthew Lee has penned an essay on Terry Nation and Blake’s 7. Combining dark humour, surrealism, shiny surfaces and dramatic depth, Blake’s 7 blurs the boundary between hero/villain. http://www.blakes7online.com/news.php< Less
Subversive Champagne By Rodney Marshall
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Subversive Champagne re-examines the 1960s cult television series, The Avengers, through a close analysis of 25 filmed episodes. The book examines how The Avengers - during the classic Emma Peel era... More > (1964-1967) - was continually shifting the boundaries of audience expectation, defying both genre classification and viewers' traditional desire for kitchen sink drama. Subversive Champagne centres on eighteen episodes from the monochrome Peel Season 4 - widely acknowledged as the artistic pinnacle of the series. It is in this era - caught between video-tape and colour film - that The Avengers was undergoing arguably its most profound stylistic and thematic transitions, from mild eccentricity to something genuinely experimental. The author extends his journey into the exhilarating but 'uneven' colour Season 5, adding chapters on seven more episodes, thus allowing us to explore the entire Emma Peel era. Entertaining froth or groundbreaking art? Rediscover the most iconic show in television history.< Less
Subversive Champagne By Rodney Marshall
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Subversive Champagne re-examines the 1960s cult television series, The Avengers, through a close analysis of 25 filmed episodes. The book examines how The Avengers - during the classic Emma Peel era... More > (1964-1967) - was continually shifting the boundaries of audience expectation, defying both genre classification and viewers' traditional desire for kitchen sink drama. Subversive Champagne centres on eighteen episodes from the monochrome Peel Season 4 - widely acknowledged as the artistic pinnacle of the series. It is in this era - caught between video-tape and colour film - that The Avengers was undergoing arguably its most profound stylistic and thematic transitions, from mild eccentricity to something genuinely experimental. The author extends his journey into the exhilarating but 'uneven' colour Season 5, adding chapters on seven more episodes, thus allowing us to explore the entire Emma Peel era. Entertaining froth or groundbreaking art? Rediscover the most iconic show in television history.< Less
A New Era? By Rodney Marshall
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Rodney Marshall examines Northampton Town's 2017-18 season, in addition to aspects of football which reach beyond NTFC: football as business; fan ownership; the ever-evolving power of social media;... More > the mental health and safeguarding of players; racism, football franchises and B teams; the demise of the FA Cup; glass ceilings and transfer windows; referees, laws and the use of technology; ground safety and redevelopment; the changing nature of towns and football clubs in the 21st century.< Less
Travelling Man: A Critical Guide By Rodney Marshall
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Drawing inspiration from the private detective and Western genres, as well as the cult 1960s series The Fugitive, Roger Marshall’s mid-1980s drama Travelling Man was both critically acclaimed... More > and commercially popular, drawing audiences of up to 13.2 million viewers. Ex-Drugs Squad detective and prisoner Alan Lomax is a fascinatingly flawed protagonist, but it is the setting of the canals and inland waterways of Britain which provide the unique charm of Travelling Man, offering the perfect backdrop for Lomax’s nomadic quests. The canals also dictate the show’s leisured pace. Avengers expert Rodney Marshall offers a critical guide to all thirteen episodes, exploring the scripts, direction, characterisation, acting and music.< Less
Travelling Man: A Critical Guide By Rodney Marshall
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Drawing inspiration from the private detective and Western genres, as well as the cult 1960s series The Fugitive, Roger Marshall’s mid-1980s drama Travelling Man was both critically acclaimed... More > and commercially popular, drawing audiences of up to 13.2 million viewers. Ex-Drugs Squad detective and jailbird Alan Lomax is a fascinatingly flawed protagonist, but it is the setting of the canals and inland waterways of Britain which provide the unique charm of Travelling Man, offering the perfect backdrop for Lomax’s nomadic quests. The canals also dictate the show’s leisured pace. Avengers expert Rodney Marshall offers a critical guide to all thirteen episodes, exploring the scripts, direction, characterisation, acting and music. "One thing about quiet waterways, you can hear footsteps."< Less

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