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Chipwell Boys Reveal All By Peter Brown
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When Duffy comes up with a brand new and novel way of raising money to help finance the lads’ next trip to the German twin village of Humpalittledingaling, the Boys from Chipwell just know... More > there’s going to be trouble ahead. But will Crazy Kevin, Micky, Beefy, Splading and Crew Cut Colin agree to the hair-brained scheme or will they see sense before exposing themselves to their cheekiest challenge so far? And how on earth is Kevin going to prevent the lovely Helen from finding out all about it? Will he really be able to turn the other cheek or – despite his best efforts – will she succeed in getting to the bottom of it all? One thing is certain. As the Boys prepare to take the plunge in the bitterly cold outdoor swimming pool at Market Feltham, they are certainly not going to find themselves in hot water!< Less
The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less
The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu (Hardcover) By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less
THE ADVENTURES BEGIN By Robert Morrison
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The Adventures Begin is a novel spanning decades. Eric Tanner made his mark and his money in the world as a captain of a freighter during WWII. He and a German U-Boat captain brought hundreds of... More > refugees out of Europe to America during that time and charged them dearly. He started a club after the war for veterans and was killed on Pan Am flight 103 over Scotland. His son, Eric the Younger, and the descendants of those WWII heroes vowed vengeance on all terrorists for that act. How they did it is unique. The technology to accomplish it is in the here and now! From the stormy seas of the North Atlantic to the deserts of the Middle East, follow the adventures of Lodge 16 and those of Personal Securities, Inc. Follow all of the Jayne Rice Adventure Series! A Science Fiction Series...< Less
Stowaway By Anatoly Kudryavitsky
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Anatoly Kudryavitsky is a Moscow-born Irish experimental poet, the grandson of an Irishman who ended up in Stalin’s GULAG. He lives in Dublin, Ireland. His collection of poems, "Shadow of... More > Time" was published by Goldsmith Press in 2005, followed by three collections of his haiku, the latest being "Horizon" (Red Moon Press, 2016). Two of his novels, "disUNITY" (2014) and "The Flying Dutchman" (2018) have been published in the UK by Glagoslav. He has also edited and translated into English anthologies of contemporary German, Ukrainian and Russian poetry, "Coloured Handprints" (Dedalus, 2015), "The Frontier" (Glagoslav, 2017) and "Mirror Sand" (Glagoslav, 2018), and edited two anthologies of Irish haiku. He won the Maria Edgeworth Poetry Prize (2003), and the Mihai Eminescu Academy Award for poetry (2017), and was twice nominated for the Pushcart Poetry Prize by the American Journal of Poetry and Shot Glass Journal.< Less
The Things That Are Lost By Alan Kennedy
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Caught up in the horrific events of the liberation of Paris in 1944 Alex and Justine, two played-out SOE agents, struggle to rediscover each other in a world where there is no one left to trust, not... More > even the one person who can save them - Madeleine, a woman haunted by the war-time compromises that have kept her alive. A novel that forces us to confront the consequences of one of the most shocking secrets of a city under German occupation. A secret so disturbing that, even now, Paris has decided it is best forgotten. A love story. “Resonant and intriguing; it draws you in to see what's going to happen with this unlikely pair of spies ... compares favourably with the works of John le Carré and Kate Atkinson.” Rebecca Foster. The Bookbag.< Less
BEDEUTUNGEN By Frank Luger
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Bedeutungen (German, lit. "Meanings") is a science-fiction novel of a cosmic voyage in two volumes, actually reaching the Absolute and then visiting most religions with critical... More > perspectives and showing that the key to the future is scientific-moral education and peaceful evolution into the Cosmic Age via successful globalization. The first volume develops a consistent world view, reaching Ultimate Reality by induction and then deriving Man's world of the Relative from the world of the Absolute by deduction. Both methods of inquiry yield the same result, suggesting subjective as well as objective truth. Once we know the Absolute, then there is no further existential mystery or anxiety or quest and we can settle down to Life in chosen childlike innocence, serene tranquillity, and true cosmic dignity. The voyage concludes with an unexpected but ultimately normal catharsis and a cautiously optimistic resolution.< Less
BEDEUTUNGEN By Frank Luger
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Bedeutungen (German, lit. "Meanings") is a science-fiction novel of a cosmic voyage in two volumes, actually reaching the Absolute and then visiting most religions with critical... More > perspectives and showing that the key to the future is scientific-moral education and peaceful evolution into the Cosmic Age via successful globalization. The first volume develops a consistent world view, reaching Ultimate Reality by induction and then deriving Man's world of the Relative from the world of the Absolute by deduction. Both methods of inquiry yield the same result, suggesting subjective as well as objective truth. Once we know the Absolute, then there is no further existential mystery or anxiety or quest and we can settle down to Life in chosen childlike innocence, serene tranquility, and true cosmic dignity. The voyage concludes with an unexpected but ultimately normal catharsis and a cautiously optimistic resolution.< Less
Nietzsche: The God of Groundhog Day By Michael Faust
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Is Groundhog Day the greatest philosophical movie of all time? It examines Nietzsche's eternal recurrence, Camus' Myth of Sisyphus, and the possibility of becoming a Superman and even a god. Did... More > Nietzsche's atheism disguise a pious Lutheran spirit? What is the basis of our love of music? What are the implications of building a machine that gives us everything we want? Is narrative non-fiction a form of parasitism? Do novels have personalities? How can a book be loved by some and hated by others? Is the publishing industry dominated by people of a certain Myers-Briggs type, and are certain sections of the population being denied the sorts of books they would like to read because the books they enjoy aren’t rated by commissioning editors? Is the human race destined to be always stupid? Did German philosopher Hegel think he was God? This is a book by the Pythagorean Illuminati.< Less
Pigs By Russell Hatler
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Pigs is a hybrid novel, consisting of historical chapters and short stories. The first several chapters tell the story of a fictitious German family of tenuous nobility who escape from East Germany... More > during the Soviet occupation, dodging Stasi agents and border guards, and eventually settle in Hood River, OR, where they build a Bed and Breakfast modeled after King Ludwig’s Schloss Linderhof castle. The succeeding chapters are short stories about the lives of lodgers who stay at the Neue Schloss Linderhof. In many respects the compendium mirrors the tradition of “Winesburg, Ohio” by Sherwood Anderson or “Spoon River Anthology” by Edgar Lee Masters. The eponymous “Pigs” are metaphorical constructs in the guise of mature, thoroughly insensitive, atavistic, uber-powerful, all-growed-up men. In other words, men.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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