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    community charge or poll tax in Scotland This memoir also includes new material from recently declassified MI5 papers documenting the mysterious flight to Britain made by Rudolf Hess the Nazi Deputy Leader during the Second World War to see the author s father Douglas Hamilton s research into this extraordinary episode and the evidence he has uncovered definitively lay the conspiracy theories to rest James Douglas Hamilton has peopled the pages of this book with the colourful characters he encountered during his long years of public service including Harold Macmillan Helen Suzman Jomo Kenyatta and of course the indomitable Margaret Thatcher James Douglas Hamilton James Douglas Hamilton was Conservative MP for the constituency of Edinburgh West where for a time he had the smallest majority in Scotland He served as a Minister during the premierships of Margaret Thatcher and John Major and became a member of the Scottish Parliament in 1999 He was educated at Eton and studied history at Balliol College Oxford where he became a Boxing Blue and President of the Oxford Union Douglas Hamilton is the author of several books the first of which won the Yorkshire Post Award for the best book of the year by a new author They include Motive for a Mission The Story Behind Rudolf Hess s Flight to Britain The Air Battle for Malta and Roof of the World Man s First Flight Over Everest He is now a member of the House of Lords where as Lord Selkirk of Douglas he takes a special interest in defence matters and in UK legislation as it affects Scotland He lives in East Lothian Scotland with his wife Susan and four sons Sir Malcolm Rifkind Sir Malcolm was born in Edinburgh in 1946 and educated at George Watson s College and Edinburgh University

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    in the context of her career as novelist and journalist It traces her development from gifted child to adventurous and unconventional woman and describes her life as dedicated and reclusive worker in the cause of exploring and safeguarding the antiquities of Egypt Joan Rees Joan Rees is Emeritus Professor of English Literature University of Birmingham and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature She has published five books on

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    One man alone was apparently in a position to stop them his name was Atanas Tilev and he stumbled across the plot by accident Tilev is a Bulgraian who left Communist Bulgaria as a young man By the time he returned to his supposedly post Communist homeland he was probably Bulgaria s richest son Yet his wealth was to prove no protection against the network of ruthless men who had been running the country for decades and who were using their dwindling power to purloin the country s assets Fighting It Out tells how Tilev came to be uniquely placed to expose and even thwart the plot At the same time it chronicles the metamorphosis of the former Communist elite of Bulgaria into a governmental mafia of which even with the recent election to the Premiership of the honourable ex King Simeon the country has yet to be fully cleansed This story reads like a thriller yet every word is true In his attempt to expose the plot which brought the country to its knees Atanas Tilev became the target of assassins That was in 1996 The corruption of the past hangs over today s Bulgarians whom this very book

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    the Austro Hungarian Empire Mestrovic trained at the Art Academy in Vienna and went on to exhibit his work in Paris Belgrade Rome and across the US His work in bronze and stone adopting the Art Noveau style was feted by the likes of Auguste Rodin Probably his most famous work are the gargantuan Gregory of Nin and The Victor but he also produced a great many other monumental sculptures

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    ISBN 10 1900988577 ISBN 13 9781900988575 Lady Anne Blunt A Biography H V F Winstone This book tells the remarkable story of a woman who despite astounding achievements has remained strangely obscure until now Lady Anne Blunt is probably best known for her family connections and for her tempestuous marriage to the poet Wilfrid Scawen Blunt with whom she travelled to the tribal regions of the Euphrates to the Nejd and the Central Arabian Nafud desert Anne sketched and wrote as she confronted the dangers of tribal warfare painting watercolours in rare moments of peace She is the first European woman to make a recorded journey to Central Arabia Among her many achievements was the rescue of the Arab horse from the ill effects of indiscriminate breeding ignorance and neglect She is regarded by many equine authorities as the saviour of the true thoroughbred Arabian This biography published in association with the new Anglo Arab publishing house Barzan Press is a deeply researched and engagingly told record of a noble life H V F Winstone Author of Gertrude Bell and Lady Anne Blunt Gertrude Bell was one of H V F Winstone s first biographical subjects following his much admired

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    as many as a dozen railway projects simultaneously in up to four continents Brassey was a supreme exemplar of that workmanship ingenuity daring and commercial probity which built England s reputation all around the world for the next one hundred years He was revered by his workforce whom he in turn nurtured and treasured Thomas Brassey the Greatest Railway Builder in the World sets Brassey s achievements in the context of Britain s expanding worldwide role in the 19th century and penetrates the character and qualities of a figure who surely deserves to be as famous and honoured as his friend and occasional colleague I K Brunel Tom Stacey Author of Tribe The Pandemonium Bodies and Souls Deadline filmed for television with John Hurt and The Worm in the Rose He is the author of seven novels including the seminal work The Brothers M partly set in Ruwenzori Other works include collections of short stories and two books of remote travel He is the winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and of the Granada Award as Foreign Correspondent of the Year and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature He is married has five children and many

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    and mystery passed from generation to generation of Bedouin tribes spanned Humpy Grumpy Saves the Day Julia Johnson Emily Styles Illustrator Humpy braves the desert and shows his bravery in a crisis Humpy Grumpy Saves the Day Paperback Julia Johnson Emily Styles Illustrator Humpy tackles the desert and shows his bravery in a crisis Issa and the Coin Sean and Shannon Butler When Issa is given an antique coin by his father he is alarmed by losing it almost immediately Micia the Multifaceted Cat Ilia Terzulli Warner Micia is one Stylish cat Sophisticated Italianate litery and adventurous multifaceted indeed Musgrove and Father Christmas Ilona Rodgers This beautifully illustrated story is the second in the series of Musgrove the Nanny of Notting Hill Musgrove and the Easter Eggs Ilona Rodgers The third book to be published in the Musgrove series Set within Notting Hill young Hermione and her Nanny Musgrove set off on another adventure Musgrove and the Giant Turnip Ilona Rodgers The latest in the series of adventures in the life of Musgrove Notting Hill s and everybody s favourite nanny rat Musgrove in Kensington Gardens Ilona Rodgers Here is the fifth in the brilliant series of books about Musgrove

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    for younger readers aged 5 8 Julia Johnson Author of The Cheetah s Tale A Gift of the Sands One Humpy Grumpy Camel A is for Arabia and The Pearl Diver She first went to the Middle East in 1975 where she was swift to develop her skills as a scuba diver She now divides her time between Dubai and an old watermill in Worcestershire She is married with two children and a granddaughter and she enjoys writing and acting Emily Styles Emily Styles was born in Dubai and spent her childhood there She now lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and their young children Alice and William Working from home Emily combines her illustrating with being a full time mother Related title s A is for Arabia By Julia Johnson Emily Styles Illustrator The Pearl Diver By Julia Johnson Patricia Al Fakhri Illustrator One Humpy Grumpy Camel By Julia Johnson Emily Styles Illustrator The Cheetah s Tale By Julia Johnson Susan Keeble Illustrator Boxed Set A is for Arabia One Humpy Grumpy Camel By Julia Johnson Emily Styles Illustrator Saluki Hound of The Bedouin By Julia Johnson Susan Keeble Illustrator The Peacock and the Mermaid By Julia Johnson Carla

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