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Paperback. Was George Mallory the first man to reach the summit of Everest? Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding embark on a death-defying expedition to find out Num Pages: 272 pages, 2x8pp. BIC Classification: 1FKAH; BT; WSZG; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719524929
ISBN
9780719524929
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.91

Hardcover. A signed and numbered special edition of the prize-winning, bestselling story of a famous Victorian murder case - and the notorious detective who solved it Num Pages: 400 pages, B&W Inserts. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWW; 3JH; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 161 x 31. Weight in Grams: 932.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Condition
New
SKU
9781408803561
ISBN
9781408803561
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Violently gang-raped when she was thirteen years old, and raped three more times before the age of eighteen, Madeleine has experienced more trauma in her life than most ever will. BIC Classification: BT; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781786062765
ISBN
9781786062765
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 6.23

Paperback. The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. This book features three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and the 'real world'. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; JKVF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571335855
ISBN
9780571335855
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 6.23

Hardcover. Num Pages: 208 pages, over 120 b&w photos, 20 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGHA; BTH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; HBWS; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 304 x 220 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1472.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hikoki Publications
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902109169
ISBN
9781902109169
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 31.48

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages, 33 photos, b/w maps & 32 illus. BIC Classification: 1KBCB; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 139 x 10. Weight in Grams: 215.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Hancock House Pub Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780888394514
ISBN
9780888394514
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 22.06

Paperback. This text represents Kuan-Chung Lo's retelling of the events attending the fall of the Han Dynasty in 220 AD. It is an epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, loyalty and treachery, victory and death that is as important for Chinese culture as the Homeric epics have been for the West. Series: Tuttle Classics of Asian Literature S. Num Pages: 992 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; BT; FC; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 588. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KCW0000096
ISBN
9780804834674
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Brian Keenan's fascination with Alaska began as a small boy. With a head full of questions about its landscape and a heart informed by his love of desolate and barren places, he sets out for Alaska, to discover its four geographical quarters, from snowmelt to snowfall. He ultimately finds that to make Alaska a home, one must surrender to the land. Num Pages: 448 pages, col. Illustrations, 1 map, col. ports. BIC Classification: 1MTN; BTP; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Black Swan
Condition
New
SKU
9780552999731
ISBN
9780552999731
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.96

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, photos. BIC Classification: 1KBCQ; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 143 x 14. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vehicule Press Canada
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781550653571
ISBN
9781550653571
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 20.25

Paperback. John Gotti: Gangster, killer, celebrity. From the tough streets of Queens to the heights of the American Mafia, John Gotti thought he was invincible. Ruthless, brutal and always immaculately dressed, he was known as the Teflon Don, because no charge the Feds brought against him would stick. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 36. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780091943189
ISBN
9780091943189
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. The author was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. This book offers a fascinating glimpse of what he encountered abroad: unfamiliar religions, customs and societies. Translator(s): Cliff, Nigel. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 1F; 3H; BTH; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780241253052
ISBN
9780241253052
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Peking, 1937: The teenage daughter of a British consul is brutally slaughtered. The police investigation is botched; as war looms British and Chinese authorities close ranks. A grieving father vows to uncover the truth - alone. Seventy-five years later, historian Paul French uncovers a stash of forgotten documents revealing the killer's identity. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJG; BTC; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241957172
ISBN
9780241957172
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. In the depths of Antarctic winter, hundreds of miles from land or rescue, a small fishing boat is swallowed by waves as high as houses. Only the actions of Matt Lewis, a 23-year-old British marine biologist and one of the most inexperienced men aboard, will save the lives of the South African crew. Lewis is the last man off the sinking boat.. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JJPR; BTP; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241967447
ISBN
9780241967447
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.28

Paperback. For over a year everyone assumed missing Dublin woman Elaine O'Hara had ended her own life. But after her remains were found gardai discovered that Elaine was in thrall to a man who had spent years grooming her to let him kill her. That man was Graham Dwyer, a married father of three and partner in a Dublin architecture practice. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241973783
ISBN
9780241973783
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.15

Paperback. What makes a restaurant hot? Whose name do you need to drop to get a table? Why is one place booked solid for the next nine months while somewhere equally delicious is as empty and inhospitable as the Gobi desert? This book deals with the tricks of the food trade and what really makes this GBP90 billion a year industry tick. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BT; KNDF; KNSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 24. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
9780552167123
ISBN
9780552167123
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.40

Paperback. First published by Heinemann, Jilly Cooper has written a tribute to the role of animals in wartime. Many won medals for gallantry, like Rob, a mongrel, who made over 20 parachute jumps with the SAS. Too many others died, abandoned, in agony and alone, after serving their country with distinction. Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w photographs. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 164.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
9780552990912
ISBN
9780552990912
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 10.25

Paperback. Neil Woods spent fourteen years (1993-2007) infiltrating drug gangs as an undercover policeman, befriending and gaining the trust of some of the most violent criminals in Britain. This is the story of how a thoughtful, idealistic character learned to use his empathetic nature to master some of the most dangerous work in law enforcement. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; JKVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 126 x 21. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781785032707
ISBN
9781785032707
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. Num Pages: 398 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 302.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Milo Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903854853
ISBN
9781903854853
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.95

Paperback. Presents an account of an expedition gone disastrously wrong. This book details scientific discovery and anecdotes of human resilience in a harsh environment, supported by diary excerpts and accounts from explorers. Num Pages: 720 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JJC; BTP; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 39. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099530374
ISBN
9780099530374
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.84

Paperback. Presents the story of friendship, loyalty and revenge, set against the unmistakable backdrop of New York City. They were four boys who shared everything - the laughter and bruises of an impoverished upbringing in New York's West Side. Then one of their pranks misfired - a man nearly died and they were sent away to a reformatory school. Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 24. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
New
SKU
9780099628712
ISBN
9780099628712
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 9.71