• Warfare & defence
      February 2016

      Syria: An Outline History

      by J D Grainger

      Syria (which in its historical wider sense includes modern Syria, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine and Jordan) has always been at the centre of events of world importance. It was in this region that pastoral-stock rearing, settled agriculture and alphabetic w

    • April 2008

      Theatre and Relationships in Shakespeare’s Later Plays

      by Roger Grainger

      Shakespeare’s plays present the dynamics of personal relationships in a way that is direct and unambiguous, and with unparalleled forcefulness. This book concentrates on three of Shakespeare’s last plays, King Lear, Pericles and The Tempest, allowing them

    • July 2010

      The Uses of Chaos

      by Roger Grainger

      This book is about experiences of personal chaos and their relationship to creativity. It presents evidence that creativity emerges where it seems totally unlikely, in things and places which are not usually associated with it: catastrophe, utter hopeless

    • January 2010

      The Divine Springtime

      by Grainger, Juliet

      For those moments of tension, when nerves are jangled and feelings stretched. This book uses short quotes from many spiritual and poetic sources to restore, revive and reassure. Among these quotes there may be one which offers companionship throughout the

    • March 2016

      Wine Production and Quality

      by Keith Grainger, Hazel Tattersall

      Gourmand Award for the No. 1 Best Wine Book in the World for ProfessionalsSince the publication of Wine Production: Vine to Bottle (2005) and Wine Quality: Tasting and Selection (2009), there has been a great deal of change in the wi

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