Hardback with dust jacket in good condition

//Hardback with dust jacket in good condition
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  • David is the art student son of the Minister for Communications.  He knows his father has a chance of becoming Prime Minister but he also knows that his father's brother is a homosexual living with a flamboyant young actor.  Even a touch of scandal will bring ruin.  So it strikes David as odd when his battle to live away from home is successful on condition that he becomes his uncle's lodger.  Set in the England of the late 1960's.
  • The evergreen story of the schoolteacher who gets it right in the end. 1939  10th edition.  Previous owner's name erased.
  • The story of Skipper Partridge.  In 1917 he was appointed to Oodnadatta as a patrol padre and went on his first patrol by camel.  He grew to love this mode of transportation as he went from station to station with is message of practical Christianity.  He later patrolled into the remote areas of the Northern Territory.  He had a spell of ministry in Scone, NSW before rejoining the Australian Inland Mission in the vast north-west, now using a car.  During the Depression and World War II he was active from Oodnadatta to Tennant Creek and was often accompanied by Flynn of the Inland.  Here is a first hand account of the early days of the inland, the true mateship between the settlers and those who ministered to them.  With many black and white photographs.
  • A host of luminaries in this volume: The Dim Rumble, Isaac Asimov; With Thimbles, With Forks and Hope, Kate Wilhelm; The Several Murders of Roger Ackroyd, Barry Malzberg; Quarantine, Arthur C. Clarke; Cautionary Tales, Larry Niven; The Missing Item, Isaac Asimov; The Small Stones Of Tu Fu, Brian Aldiss; Farside Station, Jack Williamson; The Suicide of Man, John Brunner; Hellhole, David Gerrold; The Last Defender of Camelot, Roger Zelazny; Captive of the Centaurianess; Poul Anderson; How It Happened, Isaac Asimov; Longshot, Jack C. Haldemann II
  • The list of short stories included in this volume: Heubler; Life of the Party; The Drover's Wife; Zoellner's Definition; Portraits of Electricity; The Silence; The Dog Show; Paradise; Ore; Cul-de-Sac (uncompleted); The Partitions and A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z.
  • Here is the true story one young unknown flyer of World War I, based on his letters written immediately after the events of his young life that chart his progress from fledgling to a seasoned fighter.  The descriptions of air battles are among the most vivid and immediate to come out of The Great War.