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Dirty Politics - Hard Times - A Trilogy of Chartism By Malc Cowle
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When Cotton was King, labour was cheap. Less than three men in a hundred had the vote and the few women who'd enjoyed that right had the franchise taken off them. Toil, trouble and degradation for... More > the many, produced vast riches and leisure for a few. Ordinary, and sometimes extraordinary, people refused to accept their servile position in society. They defied Church and State to fight against corruption, for universal suffrage and the basic rights we take for granted in a Parliamentary democracy. These are the tales of just a few. The author skilfully weaves his work of fiction into the historical tapestry of the Industrial Revolution, bringing his characters to life in the world's first industrial city - Manchester - the town of Long Chimneys.< Less
Penning Perfumes vol.2 By Claire Trévien
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The companion book to the Penning Perfumes tour organized by Odette Toilette and Claire Trévien across the UK. This anthology presents the work of twelve poets from Manchester, Birmingham,... More > Oxford, and Bristol, as well as the quickfire haiku of audiences from these four cities. Includes bonus material by John Clegg, Lindsey Holland, and Dan Simpson. Featuring poems by Lucy Ayrton, David Briggs, Holly Corfield-Carr, Anna Freeman, Dan Holloway, Andrew Mcmillan, Kim Moore, Anna Percy, Bohdan Piasecki, Jacqui Rowe, Camellia Stafford, and Eloise Stonborough. Bonus material includes three new poems by John Clegg, Lindsey Holland, and Dan Simpson.< Less
Ain't It Great By Madison Bloker
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On December 21, 1929, Davey Smith came into the world. He was born in Iowa City, Iowa and was raised by his parents, Claire and Mildred Smith. He was brought up on the poorest farm in Manchester,... More > Iowa with five brothers and sisters, Phyllis, Marcia, Merle, Marilyn, and Jimmy. He married a special woman by the name of Shirley, and the two of them had three children, Bonnie, Larry, and Connie. Davey Smith is the kind of guy you want to get to know. His upbeat attitude and great outlook on life will have you saying, “ain’t it great” within your own life just as he believes it to be. This is the story of his blessed life.< Less
A Satans Touch By Paul KB Mercer
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When a prominent City banker and close friend of the British Prime Minister is murdered and his body systematically dismembered for disposal, Chief Inspector Patrick Doyle of the Manchester City... More > Police department becomes involved. Supported by the team that he nurtured through ‘The Crescent Conspiracy’ and headed by a young Muslim detective named Mahmoud Khalid, he settles down to unravel what on the surface appears to be a very complex mystery. Following the analysis of a long and very disturbing e-mail sent to one of Azzam Azeam’s sons by a young relative living in Afghanistan, the finger of suspicion for the murder points toward the terror network Al-Qaeda, and because Mahmoud Khalid’s uncle Ahmad holds high office in the Afghan government Patrick Doyle decides to send him to Afghanistan alongside an undercover agent, to see if they can unearth any clues as to why the macabre killing of such a prominent person should ever have occurred.< Less
The Revenge of the Purple Puffin By Martin Crookall
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No-one had heard of the White Knight for years, and suddenly he was back, causing chaos and destruction, and considerable work for Declan Cuffe, Principal Officer of Manchester City Council's... More > Planning and Emergency Reconstruction Department. Declan follows the super heroes and villains in and starts working on the mess they live behind. It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it, and Declan's good at what he does. Only this time, there's a bit of a problem. Declan's the only one who knows what the White Knight's been up to since the embarrasing circumstances of his retirement. Because Declan himself used to be the White Knight. And that's not him under the white helmet. Between saving his city from Corporate exploitation, he's got to find out who's impersonating him. And why.< Less
Earth Day By Wayne Smallman
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How might our quarrelsome and wasteful ways be seen through the gaze of more distant and dispassionate eyes? And how might a promise once made by the leaders of the world be re-paid having been... More > broken? 30 years on, on a night whose dark skies were filled with a magical light show, countless towns and cities, entire transport networks as well as billions of people begin to vanish. But out in the remote rural areas of the world, life goes on unaffected by the invasion, or the enigmatic "lights" that appear out of nowhere, surveying the survivors. In the aftermath of this invasion by this alien force, Leonora "Lenny" Dixon wants answers. Why are they here, and what do they want? Lenny and her boyfriend Jay leave the relative safety of Cumbria, a region of north-west England, and begin a journey south, through the northern city of Manchester, discovering the terrifying purpose of the invaders, revealing the horrifying truth behind the disappearing civilization of man, and of mankind itself.< Less
Tyke on a Bike: Canals of Northern England and Scotland By John Priestley
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This is the story of how a computer consultant threw off the weary chains of work and got on his bike when threatened with high blood pressure. His journeys took him round the canals of northern... More > England, first on the three routes across the Pennine Hills, then further afield to Scotland. He slogs his way round hundreds of miles of canals, passing through many major towns and cities including Manchester, Leeds, Bradford, Liverpool, Sheffield, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Off the bike and on foot the author also visits the Oxord and the Kennet and Avon Canals, and waterways in the Birmingham area, before venturing abroad. He also gets on a narrow boat for a calamitous trip up the Shropshire Union and Llangollen Canals. This edition is illustrated with 46 maps and photographs and includes a history of each canal in the sequence. The author selects his Top Ten Sights of the northern canals. The book concludes with a list of recommended canal sites across the country.< Less
Tyke on a Bike By John Priestley
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This is the story of how a computer consultant threw off the weary chains of work and got on his bike. His journey took him around the canals of northern England and Scotland. He slogs his way... More > round hundreds of miles of canals, passing through many major towns and cities including Manchester, Leeds, Bradford, Liverpool, Sheffield, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Off the bike and on foot the author also visits the Oxford and the Kennet and Avon Canals, and waterways in the Birmingham area, before venturing abroad. He also gets on a narrow boat for a calamitous trip up the Shropshire Union and Llangollen Canals. This edition is illustrated with 46 maps and photographs and includes a history of each canal in the sequence. The author selects his Top Ten Sights of the northern canals. The book concludes with a list of recommended canal sites across the country. UK price £11.00< Less
The Phoenix Project, Chelsea's Rollercoaster Season 2011/12 By David Schafers
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The season 2011/12 has to go down as one of the most unpredictable and exciting seasons in not just Chelsea's history but in the history of any team's season. Follow Chelsea's progress through this... More > season that will be forever remembered for the bad and then the good by Chelsea fans. From the promise of the early weeks, the never ending Fernando Torres enigma, the infamous "high line philosophy", the hint of a return to winning ways against Manchester City and Valencia, the exiling of Alex and Anelka, the capitulation in Naples, the change in manager to redemption in F.A Cup and finally the conquering of Bayern Munich in their own Stadium in the Champions League Final. Here inside is interviews and excerpts from Andre Villas Boas, Roberto Di Matteo, John Terry, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, David Luiz, the opposition managers, the LMA, Premier League Official Statements and many, many more.< Less
Trespassers! - A Tribute to Benny Rothman & All Fighters for the Freedom to Roam By Malc Cowle
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Originally published as three separate books ~ No Man Has A Right To Own Mountains, Connie Gartside’s Triumph and The Bicycle Frame Builder’s Apprentice ~ this is a thrilling story for... More > children of all ages inspired by the memories of a participant in the Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout in 1932 ~ a defining moment in the struggle for the Freedom to Roam in England and Wales. Set in the early 1990s, the narrative documents the adventures of two teenage girls who continue the ongoing struggle against land thieves, sheep rustlers and an economic situation threatening their generation's prospects for obtaining work. The country was in deep recession at the time when John Major replaced Thatcher as Prime Minister. A thoroughly good read, it intricately combines historical fact with imaginative fiction, and ends with a strange and unexpected twist. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford - Manchester's twin city.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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