in this, the first of Spike Milligan''s uproarious recollections of life in the army, our hero takes us from the outbreak of war in 1939 ("it must have been something we said"), through His attempts to avoid enlistment ("time for My appendicitus, I thought") and his gunner training in Bexhill ("there was one drawback. No ammunition") to the landing at Algiers in 1943 ("I closed my eyes and faced the sun. I fell down a hatchway"). Filled with bathos, pathos and gales of ribald laughter,..
A Zoo in My Luggage is Gerald Durrell''s account of his attempt to set up his own zoo, after years spent gathering animals for other zoos. Journeying to..Купить Подробнее
The Sex God''s friends think I''m a bit weird. I don''t know why. I''ve always been the height of sophistioosity around them. Apart from that time Dom asked..Купить Детально
In his younger days, Simon Bolivar swept the Spanish back to Europe, liberating South America with his youthful vitality. But Jonely, embittered and sickly at..Купить Описание
As the Japanese begin their assault on Singapore, Sarah Fuller is forced to leave her parents and fiance, Philip, behind. The long journey to England is..Купить Подробнее
Brilliantly funny, teenage angst author Louise Rennison''s fifth book about the confessions of crazy but lovable Georgia Nicolson. Louise is a star on the..Купить Описание
General Simon Bolivar, "the Liberator" of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its..Купить Детально