Author of To The Lions, winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger A Bangladeshi camp. A British ambassador. A Harley Street doctor. Investigative journalist Casey Benedict is used to working on stories that will take her from the bottom to the top of society - stories with a huge human cost. And her latest case is no different.
A collection of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons. The author won the 1986 Reuben Award as Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year and has also illustrated "Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Snow Goons", "Calvin and Hobbes' Yukon Ho!" and "Weirdos From Another Planet".
Written with down-to-earth lucidity and ethereal breeziness, this is an unforgettable debut about coming of age in a world that seems increasingly hostile. It's about how to escape. Watts combines themes of feminine fear, apathy, danger, and longing into a tightly controlled bushfire, building to a crescendo of ecological and personal crisis.
Charles Ryder, a lonely student at Oxford, is captivated by the outrageous and exquisitely beautiful Sebastian Flyte. Invited to Brideshead, Sebastian's magnificent family home, Charles welcomes the attentions of its eccentric, aristocratic inhabitants. But he also discovers a world which threatens to destroy his beloved Sebastian.
Guy Crouchback, a Catholic and a gentleman is commissioned into the Royal Corps of Halberdiers during the war years 1939-45. High comedy - in the company of Brigadier Ritchie-Hook or the denizens of Bellamy's Club - is only part of the shambles of his war. When action comes in Crete and in Yugoslavia, he discovers not heroism, but humanity.