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  • Eroica

    Eroica
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784977214

    In 1805, the world of music was set on its ears by a new work from a German composer. Intellectually and emotionally, Beethoven's Third Symphony, the 'Eroica', was revolutionary music. After those first two stunning chords, Western music was never t…

  • Eroica

    Eroica
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786695987

    In 1805, the world of music was set on its ears by a new work from a German composer. Intellectually and emotionally, Beethoven's Third Symphony, the 'Eroica', was revolutionary music. After those first two stunning chords, Western music was never t…

  • Seven Tenths: The Sea and Its Thresholds

    Seven Tenths: The Sea and Its Thresholds
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933372693

    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…

  • Ghosts of Manila

    Ghosts of Manila
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571320141

    Ghosts of Manila (first published in 1994) begins in a wasteland near Manila Airport where a small family business works at boiling down the cadavers of police death squad victims and re-assembling them as skeletons for sale to medical students. The…

  • Marked for Death - The First War in the Air

    Marked for Death - The First War in the Air
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681775067

  • America's Boy

    America's Boy
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571320189

    In 1986 the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos by Cory Aquino's 'People Power' revolution focused global attention on the Philippines. Western media took their lead from the US, and the untrammelled denigration of the fleeing dictator and his…

  • Seven-Tenths

    Seven-Tenths
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571229383

    Seven-Tenths is James Hamilton-Paterson's classic exploration of the sea. A beautifully-written blend of literature and science, it is here brought back into print in a revised and updated edition which includes the acclaimed essay Sea Burial.

  • Vom Meer

    Vom Meer
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783866481190

  • What We Have Lost

    What We Have Lost
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784972363

    '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 o…

  • What We Have Lost

    What We Have Lost
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784972356

    '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 o…

  • Marked for Death: The First War in the Air

    Marked for Death: The First War in the Air
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681771588

    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 p…

  • Griefwork

    Griefwork
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571320165

    Griefwork, James Hamilton-Paterson's third novel, was first published in 1993. 'This book had its genesis in a vivid dream about a Holland-like landscape of dykes which caused me to catch the next plane to Amsterdam. The story is set in the tropical…

  • Marked for Death

    Marked for Death
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784970390

    Little more than 10 years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed into service in World War I. Nearly forgotten in the war's massive overall death toll, some 50,000 aircrew would die in the combatant nations' fledgling air forces. The…

  • Marked for Death

    Marked for Death
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784970406

    Little more than 10 years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed into service in World War I. Nearly forgotten in the war's massive overall death toll, some 50,000 aircrew would die in the combatant nations' fledgling air forces. The…

  • Rancid Pansies

    Rancid Pansies
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933372624

    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 le…

  • Playing With Water

    Playing With Water
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571313990

    '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 spen…

  • Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

    Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789542363

    A lavishly illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars, ships and locomotives from 1900 to 1941 by the author of the bestselling Empire of the Clouds. This dazzling book describes the flourishing of transport and travel, and the engi…

  • Playing with Water

    Playing with Water
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533829

    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.…

  • The Bell-Boy

    The Bell-Boy
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571317530

    The Bell-Boy was James Hamilton-Paterson's third novel, first published in 1990.'Somewhere on my tropical travels I encountered a rickety hotel on whose roof an ancient servant lived in a converted hen coop. This gave me the idea for a young bell-bo…

  • Under the Radar

    Under the Radar
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571309856

    James Hamilton-Paterson is the author of the bestselling Empire of the Clouds, which was hailed as a classic account of the golden age of British aviation. He won a Whitbread Prize for his first novel, Gerontius, and among his many other celebrated…

  • Blackbird

    Blackbird
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681778846

    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 aircraft--and its succes…

  • The Music

    The Music
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571320844

    This brilliant sequence of short stories, first published in 1995, sees James Hamilton-Patterson serving up fables and fictions on creativity, tradition and loss, all of them linked by the love of music and underpinned by a musical theme. An escaped…

  • Three Miles Down: A Hunt for Sunken Treasure

    Three Miles Down: A Hunt for Sunken Treasure
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558218772

  • Blackbird

    Blackbird
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786691200

    The American 'spy' aircraft, the SR-71 'Blackbird' was deliberately designed to be the world's fastest and highest-flying aircraft and has never been approached since. It was conceived in the late 1950s by Lockheed Martin's highly secret 'Skunk Work…

  • Three Miles Down

    Three Miles Down
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571320882

    James Hamilton-Paterson describes Three Miles Down (first published in 1998) as 'the account of a treasure hunt in 1995 which I joined as the expedition's chronicler. A group of Britons had chartered the Russian oceanographic ship, the Mstislav Keld…

  • The View from Mount Dog

    The View from Mount Dog
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571317554

    James Hamilton-Paterson's first collection of stories was published in 1986: in a prefatory note the author claims inspiration from the 'putative memory' of a Cynic philosopher whose 'brilliant crabbiness' saw him exiled to the foothills of the titu…

  • Under the Radar

    Under the Radar
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571274017

    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 tha…

  • Under the Radar

    Under the Radar
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571273980

    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 tha…

  • A Very Personal War

    A Very Personal War
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571317516

    A Very Personal War, first published in 1971, was James Hamilton-Paterson's first non-fiction book, and though out of print for many years it retains its force and relevance today.'In 1969 my agent called me into his office to meet a mysterious man…

  • Blackbird - The Untouchable Spy Plane

    Blackbird - The Untouchable Spy Plane
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681775050

    It was conceived in the late 1950s by Lockheed Martin's highly secret 'Skunk Works' team under one of the most (possibly the most) brilliant aero designers of all time, Clarence -Kelly- Johnson. Once fully developed in 1964, the Blackbird represente…

  • Loving Monsters

    Loving Monsters
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571320868

    First published in 2001, Loving Monsters begins with a British writer, now living in Italy, being propositioned to write the biography of a strange near-neighbour, a man named Jebb whose life has taken in 1920s London, wartime Egypt and modern Tusca…

  • Cooking with Fernet Branca

    Cooking with Fernet Branca
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609455774

    "A very funny sendup of Italian-cooking-holiday-romance novels" (Publishers Weekly). Gerald Samper, an effete English snob, has his own private hilltop in Tuscany where he whiles away his time working as a ghostwriter for celebrities and inventing w…

  • Gerontius

    Gerontius
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571314010

    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…

  • Empire of the Clouds

    Empire of the Clouds
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571341481

    In 1945 Britain was the world's leading designer and builder of aircraft - a world-class achievement that was not mere rhetoric. And what aircraft they were. The sleek Comet, the first jet airliner. The awesome delta-winged Vulcan, an intercontinent…

  • Beethoven's Eroica

    Beethoven's Eroica
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541697362

    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 o…

  • Marked for Death

    Marked for Death
    av James Hamilton-Paterson

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800240308

    A compelling and fascinating account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the world's first air war. Little more than 10 years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed into…