By M. A. Ogilvie
In variety, Wild ducks covers the ducks of North the US, Europe and Asia, and hence the area species aside from the Hawaiian Goose or Ne-Ne. The plan of the booklet is identical to the author's geese of england and Europe yet distribution, prestige and migration rightly think a extra vast position in Wild ducks and the distinctive textual content on these matters is absolutely complemented by means of migration and distribution maps. accomplished chapters also are dedicated to type, ecology, breeding, id, and to exploitation and conservation. The id bankruptcy is principally worthy with sections on grownup and primary iciness birds, downy younger, plumage editions and voice, for every species and sub-species, in addition to counsel on growing older and sexing ducks within the box. The textual content is successfully supported by way of sixteen id plates in color by way of Carol Ogilvie, exhibiting information of heads and money owed in addition to all species in flight and at the flooring, and downy younger. the writer is a longtime authority on geese and ducks and has been a study scientist on the Wildfowl belief, Slimbridge, England, considering that 1960
By Philip Casey
Set in modern Dublin, this...is the tale of Tess and Mungo, traditional humans whose lives turn into intertwined after an opportunity assembly on a bridge. the connection that develops extends the horizon in their lives at the dole, suffering from little ones, packed with sexual longing, and hungry for goal. a singular approximately love and parenthood, wish and fraility, ""stunningly fair and completely pitched."" - Colm Toibin.
By A. E. Van Vogt, Wayne D. Barlowe
The Darkness on Diamondia
By Douglas Johnstone
This identify is shortlisted for CrimeFest's final snicker Award. 4 neighbors, one weekend, gallons of whisky. What may well get it wrong? pushed via beginner whisky-nut Adam, 4 late-thirties ex-university pals are heading to Islay - the distant Scottish island global well-known for its unmarried malts - with a pockets jam-packed with funds, a stash of coke and a significant thirst. Over a weekend soaked within the most interesting cask power spirit, they meet younger divorcee Molly, who Adam has a smooth spot for, her little sister Ash who has every kind of difficulties and Molly's ex-husband Joe, a regulate freak who additionally occurs to be the neighborhood police. As occasions spiral uncontrolled, they're all thrown right into a nightmare that will get worse at each flip.
By Norman Sullivan
A part of the "Test Your Intelligence" sequence, this provides one hundred sixty five good judgment puzzles, from effortless to tough. solutions and an IQ grading process are integrated.
By William Trevor
What was once the tragedy that became O'Neill's lodge from an opulent institution right into a dingy residence of disrepute? Ivy Eckdorf is decided to determine. a qualified photographer, she has come to Dublin confident tragic and gorgeous story lies in the back of the facade of this crumbling lodge.
By Paulo Coelho
Tales are one of many oldest methods we've got of passing on wisdom. they're literature at its purest and will be pleased, humorous, tragic or dramatic.
Stories for fogeys, kids and Grandchildren is an anthology divided into self sustaining volumes, which are shared from iteration to new release, encouraging us to mirror on each degree of our lives.
Wherever attainable, Paulo has given the resource of the tales, yet such a lot belong to the key information of the human heart.
So, allow us to opt for a walk during the traditions and legends of the realm, drawn in by means of the facility of the 4 magic phrases we heard as teenagers and feature by no means forgotten:
as soon as upon a time…
This book comprises illustrations through Christina Oiticica, in addition to a thesaurus of a few of the folks and matters said.
By Kenneth Ramchand
"First released in 1970, this pioneering account of the emergence of the West Indian Novel in English has been a the centre of the improvement of West Indian Literature as an instructional self-discipline. In an intimate and enterprise creation, Professor Ramchand writes concerning the placing jointly of The West Indian Novel and its historical past and makes a demanding survey of the West Indian writing and feedback on the grounds that 1970. donning his scholarship evenly, the writer offers priceless insights into the social cultural and political historical past, delivering concise and concentrated debts of the expansion of schooling, the improvement of literacy, the formation of West Indian Creole languages, and the making of the region’s written literature. therefore, it has served as a guide for lecturers and academics constructing classes in West Indian and Commonwealth literatures. This version includes up-to-date year-by-year and writer biographies, gains of the unique that contributed to its reliability as a consultant. new chapters were geared up into the textual content: Earl Lovelace’s The Dragon Can’t Dance and Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners. First released in 1970, this pioneering account of the emergence of the West Indian Novel in English has been a the centre of the advance of West Indian Literature as a tutorial self-discipline. In an intimate and company advent, Professor Ramchand writes concerning the placing jointly of The West Indian Novel and its historical past and makes a not easy survey of the West Indian writing and feedback considering that 1970. donning his scholarship flippantly, the writer offers helpful insights into the social cultural and political historical past, providing concise and centred bills of the expansion of schooling, the advance of literacy, the formation of West Indian Creole languages, and the making of the region’s written literature. hence, it has served as a instruction manual for lecturers and teachers constructing classes in West Indian and Commonwealth literatures. This variation comprises up to date year-by-year and writer biographies, positive factors of the unique that contributed to its reliability as a consultant. new chapters were outfitted into the textual content: Earl Lovelace’s The Dragon Can’t Dance and Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners. "
By Klaus Werner
Очередная брошюра из серии «Maler und Werk» о жизни и творчестве французского живописца-пейзажиста Мориса Утрилло (1883 - 1955).
Книга иллюстрирована репродукциями картин и рисунками знаменитого художника.
By Soma Morgenstern, Ludwig Lewisohn
That pagan onslaught upon the Jewish humans which destroyed one third
of that individuals, that crime Lord Russell of Liverpool referred to as the best crime in all heritage, has been documented in a dozen languages.
Through sluggish and hard years of
impassioned artistic attempt, Soma
Morgenstern has summed up, distilled, symbolized the incomparable tragedy of his humans into an basically poetic shape that's transparent with an excellent highbrow readability, besides as
majestic with the grandeur of the subject matter he treats. it is going to, doubtless, melt the calloused judgment of right and wrong and
shake to its intensity the guts of Christian in addition to Jew. and it'll achieve this now not as outcry or propaganda, yet as tale, as image, as nice epic paintings in a kind of singular purity.