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,..
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 HarperCollins teenage..Подробнее
The first part of a definitive collection of the best of Moorcock’s short fiction, this selection features some of his finest work, including the four linked Third World War..В корзину Описание
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 Cameroon, he and his wife..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 fraught with danger, and..Подробнее
At a family wedding Mevlut catches sight of a girl with whom he falls in love. After a secret courtship of letters passed via his cousin, she agrees to elope with him, and on a..Описание