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Cliff Richard & Petula Clark : Diamond Anniversary! By Harry Lime
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Petula Clark, CBE, born Sally Olwen Clark, on 15th November 1932, Epsom, Surrey, England, UK is a singer, actress and composer whose career spans 8 decades. Clark's professional career began as an... More > entertainer on BBC Radio during World War II, before she started recording in French in the '50s, having international success in both French and English, with songs including "The Little Shoemaker", "Baby Lover", "With All My Heart" and "Prends Mon Cœur".< Less
Cilla Black, Petula Clark & Sandie Shaw By Harry Lime
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Petula Clark, CBE, born Sally Olwen Clark, on 15th November 1932, Epsom, Surrey, England, UK is a singer, actress and composer whose career spans 8 decades. Clark's professional career began as an... More > entertainer on BBC Radio during World War II, before she started recording in French in the '50s, having international success in both French and English, with songs including "The Little Shoemaker", "Baby Lover", "With All My Heart" and "Prends Mon Cœur".< Less
Petula Clark By Harry Lime
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Petula Clark, CBE, born Sally Olwen Clark, on 15th November 1932, Epsom, Surrey, England, UK is a singer, actress and composer whose career spans 8 decades. Clark's professional career began as an... More > entertainer on BBC Radio during World War II, before she started recording in French in the '50s, having international success in both French and English, with songs including "The Little Shoemaker", "Baby Lover", "With All My Heart" and "Prends Mon Cœur".< Less
Fly Back and Purify By Mal Foster
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Recovering from a serious psychological meltdown local journalist Jack Compton gets his big break. In July 1994 an ‘unusual incident’ occurs at Brookwood railway station in leafy Surrey... More > and he’s sent to investigate. What happens next is a ‘Pandora’s Box’ of implosion that will either make or break him. An event so strange that even those around him cannot explain or comprehend. But with Jack... is it all just a state of mind?< Less
The Secret Battle By A. P. (Alan Patrick) Herbert
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH (24 September 1890 – 11... More > November 1971), also known as A. P. Herbert or simply A. P. H., was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist who served as an independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxford University from the 1935 general election to the 1950 general election, when university constituencies were abolished.Herbert was born in Ashtead, Surrey, the son of a civil servant and maternal grandson of Sir Charles Jasper Selwyn. He attended The Grange, Folkestone, before attending Winchester College. He received an exhibition to New College, Oxford, where he originally studied the classics before changing degree and receiving a first in jurisprudence.Herbert was born in Ashtead, Surrey on 24 September 1890. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._P._Herbert< Less
LOOSE LEAVES By LESLEY CLARGO
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Lesley was born in Salisbury and spent her childhood in and around the West Country. In 1975 she served for 8 years as an officer with the Women’s Royal Army Corps. After leaving the Army she... More > moved to Surrey where she lived for the next 16 years. At the end of 1999, she came to North Yorkshire and still lives on the outskirts of Scarborough. She has worked as a computer programmer and in schools both in Surrey and North Yorkshire. Her last job before retirement was with the library service in West Ayton. Lesley is a keen supporter of Scarborough U3A and in 2015 joined their Creative Writing group which she describes as very friendly and welcoming to all. ‘Loose Leaves’ contains over 100 pages of short stories (from ‘A Dog’s Life’ to ‘Gordon the Reluctant Ghost’), poems (both light-hearted and sad) and humour including ‘Alternative First Verses’ (irreverent rewrites of well-known poetry). Copies cost £9.99 plus p & p and can be purchased direct from lesley.clargo1@btinternet.com or the publisher.< Less
Misalliance By Bernard Shaw
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Misalliance is a play written in 1909–1910 by George Bernard Shaw. The play takes place entirely on a single Saturday afternoon in the conservatory of a large country house in Hindhead, Surrey... More > in Edwardian era England.It is a continuation of some of the ideas on marriage that he expressed in 1908 in his play, Getting Married. It was also a continuation of some of his other ideas on Socialism, physical fitness, the Life Force, and "The New Woman": i.e. women intent on escaping Victorian standards of helplessness, passivity, stuffy propriety, and non-involvement in politics or general affairs.Shaw subtitled his play A Debate in One Sitting, and in the program of its first presentation in 1910 inserting this program note: "The debate takes place at the house of John Tarleton of Hindhead, Surrey, on 31 May 1909. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misalliance Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Room with a View By E. M. Forster
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The first part of the novel is set in Florence, Italy, and describes a young English woman's confusion at the Pensione Bertolini over her feelings for an Englishman staying at the same hotel. Lucy... More > Honeychurch is touring Italy with her overbearing older cousin and chaperone, Charlotte Bartlett, and the novel opens with their complaints about the hotel, "The Pension Bertolini." In Rome, Lucy spends time with Cecil Vyse, whom she knew in England. Cecil proposes to Lucy twice in Italy; she rejects him both times. As Part Two begins, Lucy has returned to Surrey, England to her family home, Windy Corner. Cecil proposes yet again at Windy Corner, and this time she accepts.< Less
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
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The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells first serialised in 1897 in the UK by Pearson's Magazine and in the US by Cosmopolitan magazine. The novel's first... More > appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher William Heinemann of London. Written between 1895 and 1897, it is one of the earliest stories that detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel is the first-person narrative of both an unnamed protagonist in Surrey and of his younger brother in London as southern England is invaded by Martians. The novel is one of the most commented-on works in the science fiction canon.< Less
Crome Yellow (Illustrated) By Aldous Huxley
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• Aldous Huxley was born on 26th July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early twenties, but it was his first novel, ’Crome Yellow’ (1921),... More > which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by ’Antic Hay’ (1923), ’Those Barren Leaves’ (1925) and ’Point Counter Point’ (1928) - bright, brilliant satires in which Huxley wittily but ruthlessly passed judgement on the shortcomings of contemporary society. For most of the 1920s Huxley lived in Italy and an account of his experiences there can be found in ’Along The Road’ (1925).< Less

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