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In Mischief's Wake

In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse.

by H.W. Tilman

<p><em><strong>‘I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the past fourteen years I had spent more time at sea than on land, and who, when not at sea, had seldom been out of my ...

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Innovasie

Hoe wetenskap Suid-Afrika vorm

by Sarah Wild

<p>Ons almal weet Suid-Afrika het probleme; ons lees daarvan in die koerante, ons sien dit in die strate en 'n magdom mense ondervind dit in hulle daaglikse lewens. Gelukkig kan die gebruik van innovasie en wetenskap 'n groot hoeveelheid van ...

ISBN: 9780799376692

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Jack The Ripper: Illustrated

by Gary Reed & Mark Bloodworth

An illustrated primer to the most infamous serial killer in history! The shocking unsolved murder of five prostitutes in Victorian London ripped apart the society of the civilized world and led to incredible social changes. In this narrative of ...

ISBN: 9781629785561

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King Solomon and the Showman

The search for Africa's lost city

by Adam Cruise

<p>The legendary lost city of southern Africa and its untold riches fascinated the Romans, European explorers and writers such as Rider Haggard, Alan Paton, Wilbur Smith, and Lawrence Green. Even the apartheid government searched for it in vain.

ISBN: 9780624079613

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Learning from Leonardo

Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius

by Fritjof Capra

<p>Leonardo da Vinci was a brilliant artist, scientist, engineer, mathematician, architect, inventor, writer, and even musician—the archetypal Renaissance man. But he was also, Fritjof Capra argues, a profoundly modern man. Not only did Leonardo

ISBN: 9781609949914

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Letters from Alice: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>Two women. One secret. Will they be able to keep it under wraps? It was a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a terrified teenager who had just given birth out of wedlock, ...

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Letters from Alice: Part 2 of 3: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>Letters from Alice can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 2 of 3. It was a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a ...

ISBN: 9780008264741

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Letters from Alice: Part 3 of 3: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>Letters from Alice can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 3 of 3. It was a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a ...

ISBN: 9780008264758

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Nepal Himalaya

The most mountainous of a singularly mountainous country.

by H.W. Tilman

<p>Throughout 1949 and 1950 <strong>H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman</strong> mounted pioneering expeditions to <strong>Nepal</strong> and its <strong>Himalayan mountains</strong>, taking advantage of some of the first access to the country for Western ...

ISBN: 9781909461390

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Operation Chaos

The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

by Matthew Sweet

<b><i>From a political cult to the heart of the Washington establishment - the bizarre and untold story of </i></b><b><i>how the CIA tried to infiltrate a radical group of U.S. military deserters during the Cold War</i></b> <i>Stockholm, 1968. ...

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Operation Chaos

The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

by Matthew Sweet

<p>October 1967 during the height of the Vietnam War Craig Anderson, John Barilla, Michael Lindner and Rick Bailey, deserted the <em>US Intrepid</em>; smuggled from Tokyo to Sweden via Moscow with the help of a Japanese anti-war group, a ...

ISBN: 9781760558352

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Problem Solved!

The Great Breakthroughs in Mathematics

by Robert Snedden

<p>From the earliest numbers carved onto bones to the discovery of quantum mechanics and chaos theory - mathematics has certainly come a long way.</p> <p>Fully illustrated and augmented with helpful timelines and simple diagrams, <em>Problem ...

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Reinterpreting Exploration

The West in the World

by Dane Kennedy

<p>Exploration was a central and perhaps defining aspect of the West's encounters with other peoples and lands. Rather than reproduce celebratory narratives of individual heroism and national glory, this volume focuses on exploration's ...

ISBN: 9780199911851

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Rinder's Rules

Make the Law Work For You!

by Robert Rinder

<p><em>Too many lawyers spout jargon... I’m here to cut the bulls**t.</em> Robert Rinder</p> <p>Have you had a holiday from hell? Been left with a hole in your floor by a dodgy builder? Fed up with fighting over who gets the dog after your ...

ISBN: 9781473535183

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Rocket Men

the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man’s first journey to the moon

by Robert Kurson

<p><strong>Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon. This book tells the inside story of that epic journey.</strong></p> <p>In early 1968, the Apollo programme was on shaky footing. President Kennedy’s end-of-decade deadline ...

ISBN: 9781925693102

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Shadows on the Tundra

by Dalia Grinkeviciute

<p><strong>An extraordinary piece of international survival literature, joining the likes of Primo Levi and Anne Frank.</strong></p> <p>In 1941, 14-year-old Dalia and her family are deported from their native Lithuania to a labour camp in ...

ISBN: 9781908670458

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Shifting the Boundaries

The University of Melbourne 1975-2015

by Carolyn Rasmussen

<p>The University of Melbourne was already over 110 years old when this history begins. The second oldest university in Australia, it has been graced with a number of histories written by eminent historians. Each of these histories has ...

ISBN: 9780522872460

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Sielsiek

by Henk Swanepoel & Carla van der Spuy

<p>waarom &amp;quote;haak mense se koppe uit&amp;quote;? chris mahlangu, wat vir eugene terre'blanche vermoor het, het hom nie net doodgeslaan nie. daar is berig dat terre'blanche se liggaam 28 keer met 'n ysterpyp, 'n afgebreekte stuk ...

ISBN: 9780799382921

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Student Comrade Prisoner Spy

A memoir

by Bridget Hilton-Barber

<p>When Bridget Hilton-Barber got on a train to Grahamstown in 1982 to study journalism at Rhodes University, she had no idea of the brutal drama that would unfold. A rebellious young woman, she became politically involved in anti-apartheid ...

ISBN: 9781770228016

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Switched On

a memoir of brain change, emotional awakening, and the emerging science of neurostimulation

by John Elder Robison

<p><em>‘For the first time in my life, I learned what it was like to truly &quot;know&quot; other people's feelings. It was as if I'd been experiencing the world in black and white all my life, and suddenly I could see everything — and ...

ISBN: 9781925307122

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