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The Hungarian Girl Trap By Ray Dexter
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The Hungarian girl trap is about Hungary. Like Belgium, Hungary is one of those European countries that people can name a few clichés but know little else: goulash, Communism, gypsies, a once... More > great football team – what else? Ray Dexter didn’t know. Bored and disillusioned with southern English life he moved to Budapest to live with a beautiful Hungarian girl. He thought it was a novel idea, but he found that a lot of other foreigners had had the same idea. Part travelogue, part diary; by turns funny and furious or thoughtful and reflective, full of wild tales and peppered with historical and philosophical asides, The Hungarian Girl Trap is above a all human story of coping in a country that has leapt on to a capitalist bandwagon but forgot to tell some of the population. Ray Dexter is a writer and teacher. He has written for The Times Educational Supplement and When Saturday Comes. This is his second book. He now lives in Miskolc, Eastern Hungary.< Less
Dirty Work: Ian Rankin and John Rebus Book By Book By Ray Dexter
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The unauthorised and ambitiously defintive guide to Ian Rankin and John Rebus... In 1987 Ian Rankin published the first John Rebus book; even he didn't know what he was unleashing. Nearly thirty... More > years later Rankin and Rebus are the kings of crime fiction, but they are more than that. The books are cultural history of Scotland too. This is the all-purpose handbook to the John Rebus universe. Contained in this volume is everything you could reasonably want to know about the books, their creation and the characters within them, from the birth of the character to the old man staring retirement in the face. The book will answer such questions as: why is Rankin obsessed with Saabs? Why doesn't Siobhan Clarke age but perhaps more importantly it will get to the heart of why we all love John Rebus so much.< Less
The Imperial Phase - The Rise and Fall of British Indie Music 1986-1997 By Ray Dexter
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A man with a quiff and a hearing aid twirls around with a bunch of gladioli sprouting from his trouser pocket. Two sullen Scotsmen deafen you with descanting feedback. Jackson Pollock... More > paint-splattered mods in flared trousers become the sound of Ecstasy.Five lads from Burnage standing still and playing football style anthems to hundreds of thousands of people. Common People! Bez! Parklife! The “Imperial Phase” is a term defined by Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys to describe a time in an artists’ career when they were at their commercial peak – when they could do nothing wrong. This book describes the imperial phase of British indie music from the end of the Smiths to the death of Britpop. In 45 coruscating essays Ray Dexter analyses the records that told the story. Artists covered include the Smiths, Jesus and Mary Chain, Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Primal Scream, New Order, My Bloody Valentine, Blur, Pulp, Radiohead, The Verve and many, many more.< Less
Doctor Who Episode By Episode: Volume 5 Peter Davison By Ray Dexter
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Everybody watches Doctor Who the wrong way. Since the advent of DVD and VHS fans can pick and choose which stories to watch. This is not how Doctor Who was designed to be watch. It's an episodic show... More > spanning over 40 years. This book is the 5th Volume of a series studying Doctor Who in the format it was designed to be watched: episode-by-episode, from the start to the finish. It looks at the changing characterisation of the main characters and the often chaotic action behind the scenes. And in this book, boy did it get chaotic! If you're a true fan isn't time you watched Doctor Who episode by episode?< Less
Doctor Who Episode By Episode: Volume 1 William Hartnell By Ray Dexter
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Everyone watches Doctor Who the wrong way. Since the advent of DVD and VHS fans can watch whatever story they want when they want. This isn't how the show was designed. It is an episodic show... More > spanning 50 years. This book is the first volume in a series that looks at Doctor Who how it should be viewed: episode by episode. It looks at how the character of the Doctor has evolved and at the often chaotic goings on behind the scenes. Isn't it about time you watched Doctor Who episode by episode?< Less
Doctor Who Episode By Episode: Volume 5 Peter Davison By Ray Dexter
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Everybody watches Doctor Who the wrong way. Since the advent of DVD and VHS fans can pick and choose which stories to watch. This is not how Doctor Who was designed. It's an episodic show spanning... More > over 40 years. This book is the 5th Volume of a series studying Doctor Who in the format it was designed to be watched: episode-by-episode, from the start to the finish. It looks at the changing characterisation of the main characters and the often chaotic action behind the scenes. And this book, boy did it get chaotic! If you're a true fan isn't time you watched Doctor Who episode by episode?< Less
Doctor Who Episode-by-Episode: Volume 7 Sylvester McCoy By Ray Dexter
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Everybody watches Doctor Who the wrong way. Ever since the widespread availability of VCR's and their subsequently more advanced offspring, fans of the show have been able to watch Doctor Who... More > whenever they want and in whatever order they want. This is not how the show should be watched. It's about an evolving narrative over fifty years. This book is the seventh in a series that chronicles, analyses and reviews all of Doctor Who in the order it was shown, episode-by-episode, as it should have been watched. Isn't it about time you did the same? This book covers the Sylvester McCoy incarnation of the Doctor.< Less
The Waterboys: Song-by-Song: Volume 1: Angst, big music, raggle taggle and rock By Ray Dexter
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Big music, raggle taggle, sonic rock, spiritual visionaries: the music of Mike Scott and the Waterboys has meant many things to different people over the last forty yeatrs. They can rock with the... More > best of them, play folk tunes that bring admiration from the purists. They can make you laugh, they can make you cry. What is certain is that they have never been boring. In the first of two volumes Ray Dexter analyses every song the Waterboys have recorded and in doing so provides an insight that now other work on the band has provided. Essential reading for the true fan.< Less
IB Chemistry Teacher's Guide Volume 2 By Ray Dexter
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This booklet is the first in a fifteen part series which attempts to provide a complete teaching pack for new, inexperienced and (with due humility) possibly experienced teachers too. Although there... More > is no doubt that any such task is fraught with difficulties, mainly those to do with teaching style, and the students in front of you in the classroom; nevertheless it is the author’s firm belief that there is without doubt a right way and a wrong way to teach chemistry.< Less
Dirty Work: Ian Rankin and John Rebus Book-By-Book By Ray Dexter & Nadine Carr
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The unauthorised and ambitiously defintive guide to Ian Rankin and John Rebus, now including EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD! In 1987 Ian Rankin published the first John Rebus book; even he didn't know what... More > he was unleashing. Nearly thirty years later Rankin and Rebus are the kings of crime fiction, but they are more than that. The books are cultural history of Scotland too. This is the all-purpose handbook to the John Rebus universe. Contained in this volume is everything you could reasonably want to know about the books, their creation and the characters within them, from the birth of the character to the old man staring retirement in the face. The book will answer such questions as: why is Rankin obsessed with Saabs? Why doesn't Siobhan Clarke age but perhaps more importantly it will get to the heart of why we all love John Rebus so much.< Less

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