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  • Thinking Again

    Thinking Again
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571357659

    Necrophilia is not one of my failings, but I do like graveyards and memorial stones and such...Following the publication In My Mind's Eye, her acclaimed first volume of diaries, a Radio 4 Book of the Week in 2018, Jan Morris continued to write her d…

  • Thinking Again

    Thinking Again
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571357666

    Necrophilia is not one of my failings, but I do like graveyards and memorial stones and such...Following the publication In My Mind's Eye, her acclaimed first volume of diaries, a Radio 4 Book of the Week in 2018, Jan Morris continued to write her d…

  • Conundrum

    Conundrum
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171899

    The great travel writer Jan Morris was born James Morris. James Morris distinguished himself in the British military, became a successful and physically daring reporter, climbed mountains, crossed deserts, and established a reputation as a historian…

  • Conundrum

    Conundrum
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571341139

    As one of Britain's best and most-loved travel writers, Jan Morris has led an extraordinary life. Perhaps her most remarkable work is this grippingly honest account of her ten-year transition from man to woman - its pains and joys, its frustrations…

  • Battleship Yamato

    Battleship Yamato
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843681472

    The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai - the ideals of honour, discipline, and self-sacrifice that…

  • Battleship Yamato

    Battleship Yamato
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631493423

    The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai-the ideals of honor, discipline, and self-sacrifice that ha…

  • Coronation Everest

    Coronation Everest
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571219445

    'Exquisite, powerful . . . I can think of no better way of commemorating British exploration's culminating triumph.' Simon Winchester? Coronation Everest offers a breathtakingly intimate evocation of the most famous of all mountaineering exploits -…

  • Tidskriften Mana 2-3(2016) Tid

    Tidskriften Mana 2-3(2016) Tid
    av Maja Sager, Pouran Djampour, Paula Mulinari, Matilda Renkvist Quisbert, Sara Nilsson Mohammadi, Florencia Fernández, Hannes Tobiasson, Zlatana Knezevic, Leandro Schclarek Mulinari, Shahram Khosravi, Simon Felix Adler, Susana Morris, Marlene Rosén Hallsten, Elina Pahnke, Te-Nehisi Coates, Sara Wåhlin, Lina Hällström, Carlos Motta

    Tidskrift - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198346404

    Har du tid en minut? Svaret på den frågan rymmer ett universum av ojämlikheter, kamper och konflikter. Den som har makten över tiden har makten att vara spontan, inte planera, ta sig en minut. Andra har timanställningar som innebär att vänta på plöt…

  • Venice

    Venice
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571168972

    An evocation of Venice which uses vivid prose, humour and irony to present a personal portrait of an eccentric city.

  • Europe

    Europe
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571233120

    Europe has been widely acclaimed as among the finest achievements of 'one of our greatest living writers' (The Times). A personal appreciation, fuelled by five decades of journeying, this is Jan Morris at her best - at once magisterial and particula…

  • Bild & Bubbla. 208

    Bild & Bubbla. 208
    av Fredrik Strömberg, Allan Haverholm, Nisse Lindberg, Göran Ribe, Claes Reimerthi, Grant Morrison, Ola Hellsten

    Tidskrift - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789186667481

    Bild & Bubbla nummer 208 är som vanligt en smältdegel av information om serier från hela världen. Numret innehåller till exempel intervjuer med de kritikerrosade serieskaparna Joann Sfar, från Frankrike och Rutu Modan, från Israel. Ena delen av inte…

  • Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates

    Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171660

    Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor writes about walking from Hungary to the Balkans. The journey that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on in 1933--to cross Europe on foot with an emergency allo…

  • Ciao, Carpaccio!

    Ciao, Carpaccio!
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843681328

    A genial, witty, and touching journey through the endlessly evocative art of Carpaccio. Saluting the painter whose pictures remain some of the most enchanting ever made of Venice, Jan Morris makes her own last journey to a city she has written about…

  • Ciao, Carpaccio!

    Ciao, Carpaccio!
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843681335

    A genial, witty, and touching journey through the endlessly evocative art of Carpaccio. Saluting the painter whose pictures remain some of the most enchanting ever made of Venice, Jan Morris makes her own last journey to a city she has written about…

  • Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat

    Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156302869

    This concluding volume brings readers up to the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. Morris has written an unorthodox masterpiece... a] book filled with superb studies of battles, ceremonies, landscapes, confrontations and, above all, characters (New…

  • Venice

    Venice
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571322794

    Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city's past. Analysing the particular temp…

  • Oxford

    Oxford
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192801364

    An account of the character, history, mores, buildings, climate, and people of one of Britain's most fascinating cities. This book is intended for all those interested in the local history, culture, and architecture of Oxford, especially visitors to…

  • The Patrick Leigh Fermor Boxed Set

    The Patrick Leigh Fermor Boxed Set
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179321

    This boxed set brings together Patrick Leigh Fermor's three most beloved books A Time for Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and The Broken Road, which together comprise Leigh Fermor's account of his legendary, youthful trek across pre-WWII Eur…

  • Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere

    Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306811807

    Here's a book for lovers of all things Italian. This city on the Adriatic has always tantalized Jan Morris with its moodiness and changeability. After visiting Trieste for more than half a century, she has come to see it as a touchstone for her inte…

  • Fisher's Face

    Fisher's Face
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571233045

    Admiral of the Fleet Lord 'Jacky' Fisher (1841-1920) was one of the greatest naval reformers in history. He was also a colossal figure to contemporaries, both loved and loathed, a man of exceptional charm, presence and charisma. Since the late 1940s…

  • The Great Port

    The Great Port
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571246656

    'We are lucky to have Jan Morris, and her gift of transporting us to other realms'. Salley VickersMovement is the raison d'etre of New York. In The Great Port, Jan Morris explores the waterfronts and thoroughfares of 1950's Manhattan just as she nav…

  • Heaven's Command Lib/E

    Heaven's Command Lib/E
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094013367

  • Journeys

    Journeys
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195036060

    Hailed by Alistair Cooke as the 'Flaubert of the jet age', Jan Morris's ability to capture the surface and essence of a place has secured her reputation as a leading contemporary travel writer. In this collection of pieces on places as different as…

  • Heaven's Command

    Heaven's Command
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571290697

    Jan Morris tells the epic story of the rise of the British Empire, from the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837 to her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. In this celebrated masterwork she vividly evokes every aspect of the 'great adventure', ranging from ship…

  • A Venetian Bestiary

    A Venetian Bestiary
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571233052

    A Venetian Bestiary is a celebration in words and pictures of a 'mighty menagerie of fact and fantasy': the animals of Venice, from its ubiquitous cats and barge dogs to the Golden Stallions and Winged Lion of St Mark. Never has Jan Morris written m…

  • The Hashemite Kings

    The Hashemite Kings
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571246700

    'We are lucky to have Jan Morris, and her gift of transporting us to other realms.' Salley VickersThe Hashemites are the oldest, proudest, most romantic and most tragic family of Greater Arabia. When the Arabs revolted against their Ottoman overlord…

  • Pax Britannica Lib/E

    Pax Britannica Lib/E
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094014234

    The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris' masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining, and written with all her us…

  • The World of Venice: Revised Edition

    The World of Venice: Revised Edition
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156983563

    A fascinating exploration of the history, sights, seasons, arts, food, and people of an incomparable city. "A highly intelligent portrait of an eccentric city, written in powerful prose and enlivened by many curious mosaics of information...a beauti…

  • The Market of Seleukia

    The Market of Seleukia
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571246632

    'As a work of descripton and evocation [The Market of Seleukia] is wonderful ... showing us the enthralling interplay of politics, avarice, hate, national pride, and religious fanaticism in that part of the globe.' The New YorkerThe Market of Seleuk…

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571246496

    Hong Kong: Epilogue to an Empire by Jan Morris - one of the world's pre-eminent travel writers - depicts the city of Hong Kong in 1988, tragically suspended between a colonial past and the uncertainties of China's future.First published in 1988, Hon…

  • Manhattan '45

    Manhattan '45
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801859571

    In 1945, New York City stood at the pinnacle of its cultural and economic power. Never again would the city possess the unique mixture of innocence and sophistication, romance and formality, generosity and confidence which characterized it in this m…

  • Heaven's Command

    Heaven's Command
    av Jan Morris

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094013381

  • Heaven's Command

    Heaven's Command
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094013374

  • Heaven's Command

    Heaven's Command
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156027748

    The opening volume of Morris's "Pax Britannica Trilogy," this richly detailed work traces the rise of the British Empire, from the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne in 1837 to the celebration of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. Index. A Helen an…

  • Venice

    Venice
    av Jan Morris

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094014975

    Venice stands on the frontiers of the east and west, halfway between the setting and the rising sun. Goethe calls her "the marketplace of the Morning and the Evening lands." Certainly no city on earth gives a more immediate impression of symmetry an…

  • Venice

    Venice
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094014968

    Venice stands on the frontiers of the east and west, halfway between the setting and the rising sun. Goethe calls her "the marketplace of the Morning and the Evening lands." Certainly no city on earth gives a more immediate impression of symmetry an…

  • In My Mind's Eye

    In My Mind's Eye
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571340910

    AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4s BOOK OF THE WEEK'Morris is one of Britain's greatest living writers.' The Times'Fascinating ... valuable and rare. This book is a writer's constitutional.' Kate Kellaway, Observer 'I have never before in my life kept a diary…

  • In My Mind's Eye

    In My Mind's Eye
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571340927

    'I have never before in my life kept a diary of my thoughts, and here at the start of my ninth decade, having for the moment nothing much else to write, I am having a go at it. Good luck to me.'So begins this extraordinary book, a collection of diar…

  • Farewell the Trumpets

    Farewell the Trumpets
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571290703

    Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat traces the momentous decline and fall of the greatest of empires - from Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee to the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. With characteristic balance, this masterpiece of narrative…

  • Lincoln

    Lincoln
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571247646

    When Jan Morris first visited the United States, she was overwhelmed (and irritated) by the national obsession with Abraham Lincoln: the homespun myth of the awkward six-foot-four country boy who rose to unite the nation seemed too good to be true.…

  • In My Mind's Eye

    In My Mind's Eye
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781489481603

  • Among the Cities

    Among the Cities
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195056624

    No one, since the days of the great Arab travelers, has described so much of the known world as Jan Morris. Considered by many the preeminent travel writer of our age, she now offers this retrospective selection of her best writings. Including 37 pi…

  • Twenty-six Sheilas on a Bus: and murder most foul

    Twenty-six Sheilas on a Bus: and murder most foul
    av Marjorie Darling Ward

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781511905336

    The story of how a simple touring holiday in Tasmania turned into a Who-Dun-It. ' . . . but worse than all of that, on the side of her fifty-year-old throat was an ugly gash from which came the dreadful corporeal flood, some of it deeply scarlet. Of…

  • Trieste

    Trieste
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571204687

    Jan Morris has crafted a meditation on a most unusual city. James (as she was then) first visited Trieste as a soldier at the end of World War II. Since then, the city has come to represent her own life, with all its hopes, disillusionments, loves a…

  • In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

    In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684418831

    Riffing on cats and Brexit, the Royals and the annoyances of aging, the nonagenarian Jan Morris delights with her wickedly hilarious first-ever diary collection. Celebrated as the "greatest descriptive writer of her time" (Rebecca West), Jan Morris…

  • Coast to Coast

    Coast to Coast
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781885211798

    Following the recent publication of Jan Morris's final book, here is her very first. Fresh from her success reporting on the first Everest ascent in 1953, she spent a year journeying by car, train, ship, and aircraft across the United States. "I did…

  • Thinking Again: A Diary

    Thinking Again: A Diary
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496929

    The irrepressible Jan Morris--author of such classics as Venice and Trieste--is at it again: offering a vibrant set of reminiscences that remind us "what a good, wise and witty companion Jan Morris has been for so many readers for so long" (Alexande…

  • Hav: Last Letters from Hav of the Myrmidons

    Hav: Last Letters from Hav of the Myrmidons
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174494

    A New York Review Books Original Hav is like no place on earth. Rumored to be the site of Troy, captured during the crusades and recaptured by Saladin, visited by Tolstoy, Hitler, Grace Kelly, and Princess Diana, this Mediterranean city-state is hom…

  • The World

    The World
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393326482

    Shares the author's eyewitness accounts of such historical moments as the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, the Eichmann trial, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the relinquishment of Hong Kong, in a collection of writings that spans the latt…

  • A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

    A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171653

    This beloved account about an intrepid young Englishman on the first leg of his walk from London to Constantinople is simply one of the best works of travel literature ever written. At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the hear…

  • In My Mind's Eye

    In My Mind's Eye
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495366

    Celebrated as the "greatest descriptive writer of her time" (Rebecca West), Jan Morris has been dazzling readers since she burst on the scene with her on-the-spot reportage of the first ascent of Everest in 1953. Now, the beloved ninety-two-year-old…

  • Destinations

    Destinations
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195030693

    Contains ten essays that brilliantly recapture the essence of places as diverse as Washington just after Watergate, Delhi under Mrs. Gandhi, Panama, Los Angeles, Southern Africa, London, Cairo at the time of the Israeli-Egyptian talks, Istanbul, Tri…

  • Venice for Pleasure

    Venice for Pleasure
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843681083

    'None of Venice's innumerable chroniclers have portrayed the Serenissima's character with quite such a combination of the scholarly, the informal and the intimate...Over the years thousands of readers, starting this book, have been relieved to encou…

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679776482

    Explores the city's history, its blend of Eastern and Western traditions, and its hopes for the future as Hong Kong prepares to become a part of the People's Republic of China

  • A Writer's World

    A Writer's World
    av Jan Morris

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571215256

    In a wonderfully evocative collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, Jan Morris - a constant traveller - has produced a unique portrait of the twentieth century. Ranging from New York to Venice, Sydney to Berlin, and the…

  • Der Goldkrieg

    Der Goldkrieg
    av Michael Morris

    Inbunden - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783938656129

  • Pax Britannica

    Pax Britannica
    av Jan Morris

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094014258

    The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris' masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining, and written with all her us…

  • Pax Britannica

    Pax Britannica
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094014241

    The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris' masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining, and written with all her us…