When Eight Bells Toll

Author: Alistair MacLean
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007289472
Size: 13,45 MB
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From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic

When 8 Bells Toll

Author: Alistair Maclean
Editor: Fawcett
ISBN: 9780449238936
Size: 20,45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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San Andreas

Author: Alistair MacLean
Editor: Fawcett Books
ISBN: 9780449209707
Size: 14,54 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A hospital ship becomes the target of German U-boats in this thriller set during World War II. Also use: When Eight Bells Toll (1984) and Seawitch (1986).

Visual Culture In The Northern British Archipelago

Author: Ysanne Holt
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351187694
Size: 12,14 MB
Format: PDF
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This edited collection, including contributors from the disciplines of art history, film studies, cultural geography and cultural anthropology, explores ways in which islands in the north of England and Scotland have provided space for a variety of visual-cultural practices and forms of creative expression which have informed our understanding of the world. Simultaneously, the chapters reflect upon the importance of these islands as a space in which, and with which, to contemplate the pressures and the possibilities within contemporary society. This book makes a timely and original contribution to the developing field of island studies, and will be of interest to scholars studying issues of place, community and the peripheries.

Beside The Seaside

Author: Jane Struthers
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 140903478X
Size: 10,88 MB
Format: PDF
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Can you remember why the sea is salty? How does the moon affect the tide? Where were Britain's most notorious places for smugglers? And what was the mystery of St Michael's Mount? There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. Beside the Seaside is a book for anyone who has been captivated by the crash of waves on sand, thrilled by the exploits of pirates or delighted in an ice cream at the end of the pier. Answering such questions as what to look for in rock pools, which are the best knots and how to avoid being cursed by a mermaid, Beside the Seaside is bursting with facts, fables, history and mystery about Britain's seaside and coast.

Bestsellers Routledge Revivals

Author: John Sutherland
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136830634
Size: 19,86 MB
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First published in 1981, this book offers a study of British and American popular fiction in the 1970s, a decade in which the quest for the superseller came to dominate the lives of publishers on both sides of the Atlantic. Illustrated by examples of the lurid incidents that catapult so many books into the bestseller charts, this comprehensive study covers the work of Robbins, Hailey and Maclean, the 'bodice rippers', the disaster craze, horror, war stories and media tie-ins such as The Godfather, Jaws and Star Wars.

Can Squid Fly

Author: Tony Rice
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408161958
Size: 11,97 MB
Format: PDF
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Using the same question and answer format of his highly successful first book Do Whales Get the Bends?, marine expert Tony Rice sets out to answer another selection of general interest questions about the sea, sea life and man's relationship with the oceans. Questions tackled in this book include: * Did the Mediterranean once dry up? * What are sea wasps? * Why is a ship's control room called a bridge? * What is the Pacific Garbage Patch? * What causes the Northern/Southern Lights? Written in the same entertaining style as the first book, and once again illustrated with black and white line drawings, Can Squid Fly? will answer these and many more intriguing questions. Inspired by questions raised whilst the author was a guest lecturer on cruise ships, this fascinating and informative book is a light-hearted yet surprisingly informative read for anyone interested in the sea. Each bite-sized entry is no more than two or three pages long, making it ideal to dip into.

Historical Dictionary Of British Spy Fiction

Author: Alan Burton
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442255870
Size: 20,89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction is a detailed overview of the rich history and achievements of the British espionage story in literature, cinema and television. It provides detailed yet accessible information on numerous individual authors, novels, films, filmmakers, television dramas and significant themes within the broader field of the British spy story. It contains a wealth of facts, insights and perspectives, and represents the best single source for the study and appreciation of British spy fiction. British spy fiction is widely regarded as the most significant and accomplished in the world and this book is the first attempt to bring together an informed survey of the achievements in the British spy story in literature, cinema and television. The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 200 cross-referenced entries on individual authors, stories, films, filmmakers, television shows and the various sub-genres of the British spy story. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about British spy fiction.

British Film Culture In The 1970s

Author: Sue Harper
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748654283
Size: 18,68 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume draws a map of British film culture in the 1970s and provides a wide-ranging history of the period.

Lawrence Of Arabia

Author: Alistair MacLean
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402736131
Size: 14,84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Recounts the life of Lawrence of Arabia including how he used modern-day guerilla tactics to help the Arabs beat the Turks and establish an indepedent state.