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North, East and Far East in 2007 By Helen Baker
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Three visits made in 2007 to Tallinn in Estonia in the January snow, to Bucharest and the Danube Delta in the Spring, and to Nagoya in Japan in the Autumn.
Far South with Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij NV By Helen Baker
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First visits to the South of Africa and America - South Africa to see the results of ten years of freedom and Argentina, twenty years after the Falklands War.
The Land of the Long White Lie By Helen Baker
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In 1986, on the day the Chernobyl fall-out could first be measured in Britian, we flew off to live in New Zealand. All guide books, friends and acquaintances promised us paradise. This is what we... More > found.< Less
Under The Rainbow By Helen Baker
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Two visits to this vast country at an interval of five years gave impressions so violently contrasting that I might be describing two different continents. Love it or loath it - I did both!
The Man Who Was Born Too Late By Helen Baker
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The biography of Lionel Hoare, the last of a farming dynasty in the Blackdown Hills in darkest Somerset. Born on the eve of the first World War, saddled with ten sisters, he learnt at his father's... More > side, skills that were already obsolete. Head of the household at twenty, he struggled against the tyranny and injustice of landlords until the outbreak of the second World War, and the German Uboats, turned him into a hero. Lionel was the author's uncle. You will learn, from eye-witnesses, of a rooted, settled way of life that, after thriving for centuries, completely vanished in a few short years. 'all so well written and interesting' 'Please can we have 2 more copies of book, it is very popular.'georgina.gillingham@tesco.net 'I have read the book and thoroughly enjoyed it. You must have done a great deal of research to find out all that information - very impressive' DJOWAD@aol.com 'a lovely afternoon well spent reading' 'I thoroughly enjoyed this journey'Dnkhobson @aol.com< Less
Donald Baker - Countryman By Helen Baker
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The life, times, wisdom, humour and dialect speech of a farmhand, horseman, jockey, huntsman in rural Somerset, England, in the twentieth century. Showing how an ignored, despised and now forgotten... More > way of life flourished long after it had disappeared elsewhere. Readers say 'I loved the book Helen,a great little read and all very familiar territory for me, I was sorry when I came to the end.' bakers@jasminecottage.plus.com 'I read it in two days!! It was wonderful to be transported back in time.'jacandmark@tesco.net 'It is a real treasure!'jdbecker@shaw.ca 'Very enjoyable book in so many ways!'liisa.halme@elisanet.fi< Less
Teaching A Frenchman English - In and Out of Bed By Helen Baker
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Self-improvement has never been so erotic. Or so funny. Combine profit with sensual pleasure, sheer entertainment with instruction. Based on twenty years' experience, Helen Baker tells you how to... More > achieve both."What an extraordinary book you've written! I enjoyed it wholeheartedly, kept laughing and laughing at the poor Frenchmen, I hope other teachers and students will find your book!" liisa.halme@elisanet.fi< Less
The Brothers by Jane Austen and Another Lady By Helen Baker
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Miss Austen wrote ten chapters of a novel she called The Brothers before illness stilled her pen for ever. Now, her entire draft has been incorporated into the complete story. It is hoped that the... More > resulting romance may satisfy her myriad admirers who have long regretted that such vivid characters were left in suspense.< Less
Connivance By Helen Baker
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Miss Austen finished Persuasion with an enigma. Was the deceitful widow Mrs Clay so lost to all honour, decency and - yes - self-interest as to live installed in town under the capricious protection... More > of that equal dissembler Mr Elliot? Or was the lady, as Lady Russell proclaimed her, a very dangerous companion? Was she indeed capable, with neither money nor family connexions to sustain her, of 'wheedling and caressing' her profligate lord into making her his wife and thus, the future Lady Elliot? Without descending into the realms of vice and depravity, the authoress hopes to resolve this puzzle. A recent reader said 'I thoroughly enjoyed your latest - fabulous and the twist in the end was brilliant !!look forward to your next.'< Less
The Substitute Bride By Helen Baker
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A romance, based on a true incident, of multi-layered intrigue and unexpected passion set in the turmoil of the Wars of Religion in Southern France. Two different beauties, one a vivacious... More > aristocrat, the other a penniless dishonoured waif, both become the pawns of an embittered court beauty of a previous era. Or do they? "I have thoroughly enjoyed all the ones I have read but my favourite was definately the Substitute Bride." Dnkhobson@aol.cpm< Less