Tightly bound and clean within

//Tightly bound and clean within
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  • Well, perhaps not quite 1001 - but it certainly a fascinating, hand-picked cross-section of classic conversation from Andrew Denton's Enough Rope. Many feature previously unreleased material and are guaranteed to please and inspire; this is an eminently browsable and instantly addictive book. Among the guests are Cate Blanchett, Bono, Steve Irwin,Alan Bond, Elton John, Mel Brooks, Jane Goodall, Matt Lucas and David Williams, Tim Winton and Michael 'Parky' Parkinson. With black and white photographs.
  • A riotous romp through history, including: all the parts you can remember and 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates.  Illustrated. Classic English humour long before Blackadder.
  • Jake Epping, an English teacher from Lisbon Falls, discovers an extraordinary secret: the storeroom in a local diner is a portal to 1958. Leaving behind the world of iPods and mobile phones for a world of Elvis, big American cars and Lindy Hopping, Jake sets on an insane - and insanely possible - mission: to try and prevent the assassination  of John F. Kennedy.But all is not 'swell' in the world of 1958 - it's also the world of  troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald, and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who will become the love of Jake's life...and does the past want to be changed? Will the past allow change?
  • 1610: Hermetic magic is about to transform into science - this is the year everything could change.  Robert Fludd, English physician and astrologer uses Jon Dee's method of foretelling the future. It appears to work but he doesn't like the centuries he's predicting. Someone will have to change the future. Rochefort, duellist, down-at-heel aristocrat and spy for the Duc de Sully, France's powerful finance minister, has troubles of his own - Dariole, a young man of his acquaintance who is lust walking on two legs and as irresponsible as an alley-cat. The last thing he needs is a mad English astrologer in his life. Continental Europe is briefly at peace - but Henry IV is planning to invade the German principalities. Five years earlier, in England, conspirators almost succeeded in blowing up King James and his Parliament. The seeds of the English Civil War and the Thirty  Years' War are being sown... For a man of no conscience, Rochefort is about to be caught between loyalty, love and blackmail - between kings, queens, politicians and Rosicrucians - and all this before he encounters the woman he has, unknowingly, crossed land and sea to meet. Robert Fludd is pulling the strings... And Rochefort does not take kindly to being someone's puppet. Cover art by Les Edwards.

  • It Is 1867: an unknown monster roams the sea and a U.S. Navy ship commanded by Captain Farragut is sent to investigate the strange and hazardous world of the ocean's depths. Here is Verne's classic tale of Captain Nemo and the  Nautilus with all the suspense and excitement of a modern sci-fi thriller. Complete and unabridged edition.
  • Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. A group of primates is singled out to receive information from a superior outside force which will speed up their development into mankind. Later, men excavate a huge monolith from the Moon's  surface - a monolith which emits a strange and, to  them, incomprehensible signal. Upon its discovery the monolith launches into deep space, its task of watching over Man, now that he has reached the level of sophistication necessary to find it, being over. This theme continues building into a  a massive climax.
  • Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spacecraft Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float it the silence of space, mute witnesses to the mysterious disappearance of astronaut David Bowman through the 'Star Gate' nine years before. The Leonov is on its way, carrying a joint Soviet American scientific team on a mission of investigation and recovery, but the outcome will be beyond the wildest imaginings of any mere humans involved. Cover art by Michael Whelan.
  • The Womens' Murder Club face the fight of their lives....Three victims. Three bullets. Three cities. The first of these simultaneous serial killings occurs in San Francisco, Sergeant Lindsay Boxer's jurisdiction and reporter Cindy Thomas's beat. The shooters are precise, as is their target selection. Each one of the men and women down excels at an illegal and deadly activity that is dominating public debate. As the casualty list expands, the fear and fascination with this shooting gallery galvanises the county. Are the shooters villains or heroes? And who will be next?
  • As the trains ran parallel, Mrs McGillicuddy could see into the lighted carriage only a few feet away.  A man, standing with his back to her, was strangling the life out of a woman, her eyes starting from their sockets, her face purple.  The end came as Mrs McGillicuddy watched - then the train accelerated rapidly and vanished from her sight...