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  • Uncommon edition of the screenplay.
  • There are two kinds of cat owners:  those who put the cat out at night and those who let the cat push them out of the warmest and most comfortable chair. John Merrett is one of the latter.  Strangely, for a cat lover, he acquired only one cat deliberately - the rest of them staged a home invasion and captivated him.   Five of these cats - William, Henry, Barney, Joe Bulldozer and Jimpsie McCowdrey - became radio personalities and William became a star on on the Woman's Hour Request Week.  A book for sincere cat-worshippers with delightful photos.
  • Jack never thought he'd find a job after a college, especially a job that combined his maths skills with his love of fantasy fiction.  But then he answered a classified ad and found himself teamed up with Merlin the Magician, battling the forces of darkness AND tracking down an ancient, savage demon...Well, the ad did say, "Some risks involved..."

  • Sir Alec Guinness's observations on Britain from his journal at the the tumultuous times of Princess Diana's death, the election of Tony Blair and comments on his quintessentially English country life with Mrs Guinness.  A follow up to My Name Escapes Me, this volume covers 1996 - 1998.  Sir Alec offers frank and surprising reflections on appearing in Star Wars and hilarious reminiscences of Humphrey Bogart and Noel Coward.
  • Here is a tale so ordinary in Fiji that it tends to be ignored. It is an account of hardships lashed out at those regarded as weak. The journey of Savriti is similar to many in Fiji - the abuses that her children face breed in the culture and is slowly getting acceptance as a common happening.   The book's shocking climax, the violent death of Chottu, the attempts of the naive yet determined Maureen to save her brother from what she recognised as an exploitative and doomed relationship and the forced adulthood of Somu - who must become father and brother to his sisters on the death of Chottu - is one which must have been the subject of evidence in many murder trials in the Fijian courts. Yet in the short newspaper articles of murder trials in Fiji, the voices of children like Maureen, Gita, Chottu and Somu are never heard. A fictional story that depicts the ugly truth of Fijian society.
  • The recollections of the former Soviet Ambassador in London.
  • Short stories from the master of heroioc fantasy and the creator of Conan and Bran Mak Morn.
  • A wonderful window into life on the land in Australia - as it was and as it is now.  For decades, early settlers had to rely on what was at hand in the supply shed - there were no corners stores or supermarkets! Recipes for cooking bread, damper, various birds, beef and bandicoot (!) snakes (!!) and various seafoods, as well as a large helping of indigenous wisdom  in the gathering of food and its preparation. A handbook of Australian ingredients, all natural, and how to use them to the best advantage. Illustrated by Vane.