Patrick Doyle is a 29-year old teacher in an ordinary school. Disaffected, frustrated and increasingly bitter at the system he is employed to maintain, Patrick begins his rebellion, fuelled by drink and his unrequited love for a fellow teacher.
‘Songlines’ or ‘Dreaming Tracks’ are what Europeans call the invisible pathways that meander all over Australia. From such lines Chatwin has been able to trace a great deal about an Aboriginal culture as complex as it is different from our own.
Accompanying the BBC TV series, this volume follows the success of Delia Smith’s Summer Collection. The recipes include flavours and fragrances from around the world, and Delia Smith has searched out new ways to save readers time in the kitchen.
This collection contains the poetic works of Walt Whitman. These poems reflect the vitality of a new nation and the vastness of its lands. They combine autobiographical, sociological and religious themes but did not conform to previous genres.
Masterly stories include “Little Hut,” “With Other Eyes,” “A Voice,” “Citrons from Sicily,” “A Character’s Tragedy,” six more. Presented in the original Italian with English translations on the facing pages.
‘Trainspotting’ is hilarious, and profane, riddled with drugs, drunks and bad behaviour and rich with flawed characters. The interwoven stories of a group of friends and junkies, it is a trip through the highs and lows of their lives.