These are the stories of fifty countries that once existed but have now have been erased from the map. Varying vastly in size and shape, location and longevity, they are united by one fact: all of them endured long enough to issue their own stamps.... read more
A chronological survey of the world's most influential books.
Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishing sensations, but how many can genuinely claim to have changed the way we see and think?
In 100 Books that Changed the... read more
Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. King's advice is grounded in the vivid memories from childhood through h... read more
In a world that has increasingly become tamed by human activity, the true wild holds a growing mysticism. Rugged landscapes with unspoilt scenery invoke romantic visions of paradise, but there are also intense and powerful wild... read more
|Author:||Ross Raisin; Henry Carroll (Consultant Editor)|
This book demystifies the writing process, empowering you to write your own novel or short story. The author explains expert technique in a clear and jargon-free way, with examples from the fifty greatest writers of our time.
For aspir... read more
|Author:||Lonely Planet Publications Staff; Pietro Iagnocco; Anna Beltrami; Karina Coates; Susie Walker; Mirna Ciconi|
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher*Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Italian phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order an espresso like... read more
In times of celebration, need, heartbreak, birth and death it can be challenging to find the right words. Rose Welling has put together this collection of quotes, inspirational sayings and instructions on how to write that perfect message or letter, whatever the occasion. Whether it's congratulating a... read more
The perfect book for anyone who wants to learn Mandarin Chinese fast. Comes with a free downloadable audio app for Apple and Android phones, enabling learners to hear words and phrases spoken by native Mandarin Chinese speakers.12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-... read more
Brings us the answers to nearly two hundred of the most intriguing questions the author been asked about language over the years.
"The Little Red Writing Book" is a book on technique, style, craft and manners for everyone who writes and wants to do it better. It is a manual of good diction, composition, sentence craft, paragraph design, structure and planning. Enriched by examples of fine prose from ... read more
The perfect book for anyone who wants to learn Italian fast. Comes with a free downloadable audio app for Apple and Android phones, enabling learners to hear words and phrases spoken by native Italian speakers.12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons, spann... read more
Packed full of puzzles, quizzes and fun facts - along with heaps of funny drawings and appealing activities - this is the perfect book for kids aged 8 and above. A wordplay puzzle book from the wordplay master!