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Blackbird

Blackbird

by James Hamilton-paterson

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|September 11, 2018

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The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird—the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation. The SR-71 Blackbird, the famed “spy” jet, was deliberately designed to be the world's fastest and highest-flying…
Beethoven's Eroica: The First Great Romantic Symphony

Beethoven's Eroica: The First Great Romantic Symphony

by James Hamilton-paterson

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|December 5, 2017

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An ode to Beethoven's revolutionary masterpiece, his Third Symphony In 1805, the world of music was startled by an avant-garde and explosive new work. Intellectually and emotionally, Beethoven's Third Symphony, the "Eroica," rudely broke the mold of the…
Marked For Death: The First War In The Air
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A dramatic and fascinating account of aerial combat during World War I, revealing the terrible risks taken by the men who fought and died in the world's first war in the air. Little more than ten years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed…
Gerontius

Gerontius

by James Hamilton-paterson

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|March 2, 2017

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Nearing the end of his career, an impulsive Sir Edward Elgar decides to travel by ship to Brazil, where he encounters a woman from his past. Based on true events, Gerontius is a modern classic, and takes the great composer out of his depths in this beautiful,…
Playing With Water

Playing With Water

by James Hamilton-paterson

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|December 2, 2014

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'One June day in 1953 aged twelve I sat in a classroom and drew a map.' The map that the young Hamilton-Paterson drew was of a tropical island, and it prefigured with uncanny accuracy the Philippine island on which, thirty years later, he would spend a full…
Under The Radar

Under The Radar

by James Hamilton Paterson

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|July 1, 2014

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1961. A squadron of Vulcan aircraft, Britain's most lethal nuclear bomber, flies towards the east coast of the United States. Highly manoeuvrable, the great delta-winged machines are also equipped with state of the art electronic warfare devices that jam…
Seven Tenths: The Sea And Its Thresholds
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James Hamilton-Paterson's classic exploration of the sea, Seven Tenths is a beautifully written blend of literature and science that includes the acclaimed essay Sea Burial." Hamilton-Paterson writes about fishing, piracy, ecological crises, and is especially…
Rancid Pansies

Rancid Pansies

by James Hamilton-paterson

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|November 7, 2008

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When we last saw our hero he had taken to his bed in England, his beloved home in Tuscany having inexplicably capsized into a ravine. As Rancid Pansies opens, Samper is recuperating in Sussex at the home of the famous conductor Max Christ when he learns that film…
Playing With Water: Passion And Solitude On A Philippine Island
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James Hamilton-Paterson spends a third of each year on an otherwise uninhabited Philippine island, spear-fishing for survival. Playing with Water tells us why he does. Beyond that, it gives an account of life in that class-bound country as a whole. For it is in…
What We Have Lost: The Dismantling Of Great Britain
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'Exquisitely written and ripe with detail' Sunday Times . 'An engaging book ... He knows his British stuff' The Times . 'One of England's most skilled and alluring prose writers in or out of fiction, has done something even more original' London Review of…
What We Have Lost: The Dismantling Of Great Britain
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'Exquisitely written and ripe with detail' Sunday Times . 'An engaging book ... He knows his British stuff' The Times . 'One of England's most skilled and alluring prose writers in or out of fiction, has done something even more original' London Review of…
Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

by James Hamilton-Paterson

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|January 9, 2020

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A richly illustrated book which describes and depicts the flourishing of engineering, transport and travel in the first half of the twentieth century. Intended as a celebration of both machines and mechanisms, as much as the social change and cultural impact they…
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