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Little Mary hagan 'Nightingale of the North By Patricia Kirby
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Little Mary Hagan ‘Nightingale of the North’ is a biography written by Patricia Kirby her daughter. Mary Hagan became one of the greatest child singing stars to stem from Newcastle on... More > Tyne in 1932. The book captures the essence of the period, the climate, the poverty and deprivation in the North in contrast to the affluence in the South. It follows Mary’s journey from rags to riches, and why at the height of her glittering career she turned her back on fame. It is a social commentary on the justice system, the education authorities, the divide between rich and poor, the Second World War, and those living in these times. Mary was recently voted by Newcastle Journal one of the most famous Geordie celebrities in the last l00 years. Patricia her daughter tells you why in Little Mary Hagan ’Nightingale of the North’.< Less
Little Mary Hagan 'Nightingale of the North' By Patricia Kirby
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Little Mary Hagan ‘Nightingale of the North’ is a biography written by Patricia Kirby her daughter. Mary Hagan became one of the greatest child singing stars to stem from Newcastle on... More > Tyne in 1932. The book captures the essence of the period, the climate, the poverty and deprivation in the North in contrast to the affluence in the South. It follows Mary’s journey from rags to riches, and why at the height of her glittering career she turned her back on fame. It is a social commentary on the justice system, the education authorities, the divide between rich and poor, the Second World War, and those living in these times. Mary was recently voted by Newcastle Journal one of the most famous Geordie celebrities in the last l00 years. Patricia her daughter tells you why in Little Mary Hagan ’Nightingale of the North’.< Less
AIHL ALMANAC 2013 By Michael Krein
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The first Australian Ice Hockey Book about the AIHL. Including all 200 active players of the season 2013. team profiles, team history, honours, AIHL history, player awards, all AIHL seasons from 2001... More > till 2012 and more< Less
The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing World By Margaret Cavendish
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The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World is a 1666 work of prose fiction by English writer Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle. Blazing World is a fanciful depiction of a... More > satirical, utopian kingdom in another world (with different stars in the sky) that can be reached via the North Pole. It is the only known work of utopian fiction by a woman in the 17th century, as well as one of the earliest examples of science fiction — although it is also a romance, an adventure story, and even autobiography." A young woman enters this other world, becomes the empress of a society composed of various species of talking animals, and organizes an invasion back into her world complete with submarines towed by the "fish men" and the dropping of "fire stones" by the "bird men" to confound the enemies of her homeland, the Kingdom of Esfi.< Less
The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World By Margaret Cavendish
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The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World, better known as The Blazing World, is a 1666 work of prose fiction by English writer Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle. It has... More > been described as an early forerunner of Science Fiction. As its full title suggests, Blazing World is a fanciful depiction of a satirical, utopian kingdom in another world (with different stars in the sky) that can be reached via the North Pole. It is "the only known work of utopian fiction by a woman in the 17th century, as well as one of the earliest examples of what we now call 'science fiction' — although it is also a romance, an adventure story, and even autobiography." A young woman enters this other world, becomes the empress of a society composed of various species of talking animals, and organizes an invasion back into her world complete with submarines towed by the "fish men" and the dropping of "fire stones" by the "bird men" to confound the enemies of her homeland, the Kingdom of Esfi.< Less