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Life In The Garden

ISBN 10 : 9780241982174
ISBN 13 : 0241982170

The two central activities in my life - alongside writing - have been reading and gardening. Penelope Lively has always been a keen gardener. This book is partly a memoir of her ow..

Big Pig Little Pig

ISBN 10 : 9780241977149
ISBN 13 : 0241977142

When Jacqueline moves to south-west France with her husband, she embraces rural village life and buys two pigs to rear for slaughter. But as she gets to know the animals better, he..


ISBN 10 : 9781474600538
ISBN 13 : 1474600530

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) lived as if electricity shot through his sinews and crackled at his finger ends. He was a gentle and empathetic family man, but had a volatility tha..

The Walworth Beauty

ISBN 10 : 9781408883419
ISBN 13 : 1408883414

From the Booker-shortlisted author comes a sensuous, evocative novel exploring the lives of women in Victorian London, for fans of Sarah Waters, Emma Donoghue and Kate Atkinson 201..

Trading Futures

ISBN 10 : 9781509806447
ISBN 13 : 150980644X

'With his gallows humour and observational wit, Jim Powell gives us a vivid portrait of a man in meltdown.' Daily Mail When I was small, my mother showed me how to grow a carrot fr..

Bloody Saturday Shanghai S Darkest Day

ISBN 10 : 9781743772805
ISBN 13 : 1743772807

Saturday, August 14, 1937 - that summer Shanghai was expecting to be hit by a typhoon of 'violent intensity'. The typhoon passed, but what did strike Shanghai was a man-made typhoo..

Books Out Loud

ISBN 10 : 0835246787
ISBN 13 : 9780835246781