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Great Irish Stories of Childhood, ed. Peter Haining, Barnes & Noble 1998. Sing, Milo, Sing!, (ss). The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Dog Stories, ed. Roger A. Caras, Bristol Park Books 1999. MacMANUS, SEUMAS (1869-1960) (chron. The Giant of the Brown Beechwood, (ss); from The Bold Heroes of Hungry Hill. The Hamish Hamilton Book of Giants, ed. William Mayne, London: Hamish Hamilton 1968. MacMILLAN, ANGUS (chron.
Great Irish Detective Stories Hardcover – November 1, 1993
Great Irish Detective Stories Hardcover – November 1, 1993. He has gathered them together under four headings: Foul Play: Stories of Murder and Death; Law Breaking: Cases of Theft and Robbery; Crime Passionel: Tales of Jealousy and Revenge; and, The Detectives: Police and Private Investigators.
Nicholas Lezard works up a thirst with Peter Haining's collection, Great Irish Drinking Stories
Nicholas Lezard works up a thirst with Peter Haining's collection, Great Irish Drinking Stories. This book came with a letter personally addressed to me from some insolent pup who imagined that for some reason or another I would be interested in it. The implication, which it did not take me very long to work out, was that I am a roaring alcoholic. As it happens, this is not a million miles from the truth, so no offence is taken at this end; but it may be when you present a friend or companion with this book for Christmas. Never mind: this is, in fact, a very good collection indeed, more than just a good idea dreamed up at some boozy planning meeting.
The history of childhood has been a topic of interest in social history since the highly influential book Centuries of Childhood, published by French historian Philippe Ariès in 1960. He argued "childhood" as a concept was created by modern society. Ariès studied paintings, gravestones, furniture, and school records. He found before the 17th-century, children were represented as mini-adults.
Peter the Great was the Tsar and first Emperor of Russia known for his extensive expansion and reforms. This biography of Peter the Great provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Nick Name: Peter the Great, Peter I, Pyotr Alexeyevich. Birthday: June 9, 1672. Nationality: Russian.
Great Irish Humorous Stories: An Anthology of Laughter and Wit (Hardback). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.
One of the strongest elements in Irish short stories has always been a fascination with fear. This chilling collection, drawn from 200 years of short story writing, includes some of the most powerful examples of horror ever conceived.