A unique leading man and one of the most charismatic actors of his generation. O’Toole was unpredictable, with a dangerous edge he brought to his roles and to his real life. This is an insightful, funny, & moving tribute to this iconic actor who made a monumental contribution to theater and cinema.
Three years have passed since midwife Bridget Hodgson and her deputy Martha Hawkins fled York for the safety of the English countryside. But when a mysterious letter from London brings them to the capital, they are forced into service under Jonathan Marlowe, Oliver Cromwell's chief spymaster.
It's amid all this uncertainty that the already embattled modern man needs the best advice he can get about how to be the best he can. This tome offers the same pearls of life wisdom as Keep Calm and Carry On, especially for males at their wits' end.
Better known as “Bertie,” Edward Prince of Wales was charming and dissolute. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London society, Europe, and the stately homes of England in the second half of the 19th century.
Joanna Blalock’s keen mind and incredible insight lead her to become a highly-skilled nurse. But when she & her 10 year old son witness a man fall to his death, apparently by suicide, they are visited by the elderly Dr. John Watson and his charming, handsome son, Dr. John Watson Jr.
Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her Music brings fans up to date on her life and work. It explores the background and emotions behind Adele's bestselling, best-loved songs, and tells the fascinating story of the girl who was born to a single-parent teenager in North London.
The Blade Artist is an elegant, electrifying novel -- ultra violent but curiously redemptive -- and it marks the return of one of modern fiction's most infamous, terrifying characters, the incendiary Francis Begbie from Trainspotting.
If you're looking for a field guide to leprechauns, The Truth About the Irish is not the book for you. But if you can handle a frank and funny look into the minds and hearts of Irish people, you've been touched by that fabled Irish luck.
A pandemic called 'The Sweats' is sweeping the globe. London is a city in crisis. Hospitals begin to fill with the dead and dying, but Stevie Flint is convinced that the sudden death of her boyfriend Dr Simon Sharkey was not from natural causes.
Meghan McGlinchey is the most superstitious girl in her family - and probably in the entire state of Delaware. When she receives a chain letter from a stranger in Ireland, Meghan immediately passes it on, taking only a tiny shortcut in the directions.
Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can't help but feel she's right back where she started.
The Grand National is the most famous horse race in the world. Officially 1st run in 1839 it's now seen in 140 countries on television with viewing figures of more than 500 million. Little Book of the Grand National tells all these tales, illustrated with great contemporary pictures and photographs.
1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence: From The Easter Rising to the Present There’s before 1916 and then there’s after. Between them lies the Easter Rising, when Irish republicans took up arms against British rule and changed the course of their country’s history forever.
Full of the great joy in storytelling that characterizes Roddy Doyle’s novels, The Guts catches up with Jimmy Rabbitte—the man who in the 1980s formed the Commitments. Jimmy is now forty-seven, with a loving wife, four kids . . . and colon cancer.