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Fifteen Minutes of Fame By Andrew Godsell
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Fifteen Minutes of Fame is a satirical commentary on contemporary culture. The book celebrates the cult of celebrity, the wonders of everyday experience, and lots in between. Andrew Godsell, with pen... More > in hand and tongue in cheek, explores diverse subjects, as fact mingles with fiction. The enduring influence of such literary figures as Lewis Carroll, George Orwell, Samuel Pepys, J K Rowling, and Evelyn Waugh is considered. Political themes range from Thatcherism to the Con-Dem coalition, either side of New Labour. The importance of history stretches from Stonehenge, and the legends of King Arthur, to the growth of Internet genealogy. The excitement of sport is reflected in football, and the communal spirit of Sport Relief. Music by John Lennon, Madonna, Patti Smith, and Bruce Springsteen sits alongside a folk festival. The established arts of theatre and cinema combine with the emergence of Reality TV.< Less
On A Carousel By Richard Hernaman Allen
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1979. Nick Storey is transferred to head up a new internal investigations unit required by Mrs Thatcher’s new government. His unit uncovers several illegalities including thefts of Government... More > property and a false travel expense claim by an official who subsequently kills himself. Nick is alerted to a massive undercover operation which appears to be both leaking large sums of VAT revenue and also involving illegal action by investigators. When he raises this, he finds most of the Board, from the Chairman down, lined up against him. As the operation goes belly-up, his opponents become nastier and it takes some quick thinking by Nick’s team, and Rosemary putting her life in danger, before the case can be resolved. And even then, there are stings in the tail. “On a carousel” is the fifteenth book in a series of detective stores set in HM Customs & Excise, by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less
Tom Sawyer By Marc Twain
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Tom Sawyer, a mischievous blond orphan taken in by his Aunt Polly, goes through a series of adventures involving his friends, Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn. Tom is an escape master, and a... More > professional trickster. He escapes punishment many times by his tricks. Though he is often foolish and unpredictable, he also is somewhat smart and has a good sense of humor. When not trying to win his sweetheart, Becky Thatcher, Tom is either getting into mischief or going on an adventure. Many times, Tom suddenly changes from his grinning self into a fearsome pirate or Indian. His laugh changes into a bloodcurdling yell or a barking captain's voice. Tom Sawyer's main doings are racing bugs, impressing girls with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting lost in a cave, and playing pirates on the Mississippi River. The best known passage in the book describes how Sawyer persuades his friends to whitewash, or paint, a long fence for him.< Less
History of England By John Priestley MA MSc
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The author, an Oxford graduate, writes a complete political history up to the year 2010. This book is written as traditional history – kings, queens, battles, treaties, acts of Parliament,... More > dates, quotations. The author sets out to discover who the British people really are, with material on the ethnic background of the population. There is still room for plenty of standard history, including the glorious feats of the English sailors of the eighteenth century, the development of the astonishing British Empire, the long battles to defeat Napoleon and Hitler, the gladiatorial struggles of Margaret Thatcher, and indeed all aspects of the history of the British Isles. There are special appendices covering the American Civil War and the foundation of Australia. Illustrated with photographs, thirteen maps and a set of ten genealogical tables. Review for this book: "Easy to read, brilliant!" John Knapp (Accountant)< Less
History of Britain By John Priestley MA MSc
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The author, an Oxford graduate, writes a complete political history up to the year 2010. This book is written as traditional history – kings, queens, battles, treaties, acts of Parliament,... More > dates, quotations. The author sets out to discover who the British people really are, with material on the ethnic background of the population. There is still room for plenty of standard history, including the glorious feats of the English sailors of the eighteenth century, the development of the astonishing British Empire, the long battles to defeat Napoleon and Hitler, the gladiatorial struggles of Margaret Thatcher, and indeed all aspects of the history of the British Isles. There are special appendices covering the American Civil War and the foundation of Australia. Illustrated with photographs, thirteen maps and a set of ten genealogical tables. Review for this book: "Easy to read, brilliant!" John Knapp (Accountant)< Less
Reminiscences: Energy for Life By Ray Dafter
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This highly personal account tells the story of a journey – as Energy Editor of the Financial Times, as an unexpected Harvard academic, and as a corporate communications specialist working with... More > the Government and some of the top international companies. The theme of this story is energy and these memoirs touch on some of the dramas that have hit the headlines as well as behind-the scenes insights. The characters in this story include a sparkling array of the famous including Cary Grant, Prince Charles, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Benn, Anthony Eden, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan, David Attenborough, and Nelson Mandela. This life’s meandering journey is told in a self-deprecating, often humorous way. These reminiscences were written primarily for the benefit of family and close friends and as such they provide an intimate peek at some of the major happenings of our time. All proceeds of this book are going to the Young People's Trust for the Environment, which is a charity close to Ray's heart.< Less
Stay.. By Alexander P. M. van den Bosch
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This to say about this new book, 'Stay..' a collection of Stanford Psy. (in Rea4) papers.. to this, the foundation of Nell Co. (corporation). We see, have The Beauty of it.., Soccer-mom, Barba papa... More > (in the Bronx), The UK/Dutch Debate &, Thatcher on that.., Luther & Stanford Psy., Kuhn, Nasa (Rea4 &..), Full FULL responsib. In US & NL.., SEX in the US & US-Senate .. (Rea3..), Childhood INSTRUCT., Yelling to the boss .., The smaller return, The Parrot-Show (about true posh as well..), The why of these papers to .. the author, Stop That.. in Stnfrd. Psy., Assault Directives, People that really care in FULL Stanford. A semmio tansio gremmi (in Swiss)< Less
Modern Britain: A Return to Victoria Era By Kyle Wright
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Get the latest version on Lulu. Discover what Britain was like living among the Poor during the Victorian Era. Discover how Modern Britain is also heading back in time to where destitution was the... More > norm and where the Poor were neglected. Discover where it all went wrong that led Britain an increase in Poverty. Discover how Thatcher's Neoliberalism policies driving Britain back into the unregulated exploitative dystopia of the Industrial Revolution and how all our Public Service is secretly being Privatised. This Book contains referenced and backed historical contents detailing the time period of Victoria reign, the Industrial Revolution and all the way through Modern Period using both Empirical, Historical and Dialectical Materialist Methods to build a recreation interpretation of Society in each era.< Less
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Sympathy for the Devil By Graeme Maughan
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The government has fallen and British Nationalism is on the rise. The country needs a saviour who can bring power and control back to the people. And all Lucy wants, after a lifetime of serving... More > Baroness Margaret Thatcher, is to retire, have a nice sit down, a cup of tea and a biscuit. As the country descends into chaos, Lucy is visited by demons seeking something that holds the key to solving the crisis. But Lucy has forgotten who she is and what it is they want. The country needs a hero, but Lucy is 68 years old, and wants to run away from it all. What can a little old lady do in such circumstances? And will the country get the hero it wants - or the anti-hero it needs? Sympathy for the Devil is an urban fantasy. It's set in a world somewhere between Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere and The Thick of It. There are mad clowns, angry dragons, ancient queens, sexy demons and evil politicians at every turn. And a little old lady called Lucy, and her pet cat Sam.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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