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Télécharger le livre :  Song Of The Rolling Earth

Song Of The Rolling Earth


John Lister-Kaye


Conservationist and naturalist John Lister-Kaye, founder of the Aigas Field Centre, writes about his life in the glens, the wildlife that surrounds him and the primeval magical exchange that takes place between man and nature once so central to ancient civilisations. ...


Parution : 2017-10-05
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  50 Years On

50 Years On


Roy Hattersley


In FIFTY YEARS ON, Roy Hattersley explores and explains the events which have shaped modern Britain. Combining acute analysis of domestic politics with a brilliant eye for the bigger picture, his 'prejudiced history' takes the reader from the high hopes of 1945 to the...


Parution : 2017-07-27
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  The Gorse Trilogy

The Gorse Trilogy


Patrick Hamilton


Ernest Ralph Gorse's heartlessness and lack of scruple are matched only by the inventiveness and panache with which he swindles his victims. With great deftness and precision Hamilton exposes how his dupes' own naivete, snobbery or greed make them perfect targets. These...


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  Craven House

Craven House


Patrick Hamilton


In Craven House, among the shifting, uncertain world of the English boarding house, with its sad population of the shabby genteel on the way down - and the eternal optimists who would never get up or on - the young Patrick Hamilton, with loving, horrified fascination,...


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  Who Goes Home?

Who Goes Home?


Roy Hattersley


Each night when the House of Commons rises, throughout the Palace of Westminster policemen shout, 'Who goes home?', a relic of the days when Members of Parliament were escorted safely to their beds. WHO GOES HOME? is Roy Hattersley's witty and characteristically frank...


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time


Roy Hattersley


Called an uneasy peace, the twenty years between the wars were a time of turmoil - Britain saw a general strike and the worst economic crisis in its history, armed rebellion in Ireland and open revolt in India, a Prime Minister's resignation and the King's abdication....


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  A Yorkshire Boyhood

A Yorkshire Boyhood


Roy Hattersley


It was not until he was dead and I was forty that I realised my father was once in Holy Orders,' Roy Hattersley tells us in the opening pages of A YORKSHIRE BOYHOOD; so setting the tone for an elegant, continually surprising book.A somewhat precocious only child, Roy...


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  John Wesley: A Brand From The Burning

John Wesley: A Brand From The Burning


Roy Hattersley


John Wesley led the Second English Reformation. His Methodist 'Connexion' was divided from the Church of England, not by dogma and doctrine but by the new relationship which it created between clergy and people. Throughout a life tortured by doubt about true faith and...


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  Blood And Fire

Blood And Fire


Roy Hattersley


An uneducated youth, William Booth left home in 1849 at the age of twenty to preach the gospel for the New Methodist Connexion. Six years later he founded a new religious movement which succeeded to such a degree that the Salvation Army (which it became) is now a...


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub
Télécharger le livre :  The Edwardians

The Edwardians


Roy Hattersley


Edwardian Britain is the quintessential age of nostalgia, often seen as the last long summer afternoon before the cataclysmic changes of the twentieth century began to take form. The class system remained rigidly in place and thousands were employed in domestic service....


Parution : 2017-07-06
Editeur : Abacus
Format(s) : ePub

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