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  • The Gifts of Reading

    The Gifts of Reading

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474624930

    With contributions by: William Boyd, Candice Carty-Williams, Imtiaz Dharker, Roddy Doyle, Pico Iyer, Robert Macfarlane, Andy Miller, Jackie Morris, Jan Morris, Sisonke Msimang, Dina Nayeri, Chigozie Obioma, Michael Ondaatje, David Pilling, Max Porte…

  • The Gifts of Reading

    The Gifts of Reading
    av Robert Macfarlane

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474615679

    With contributions by: William Boyd, Candice Carty-Williams, Imtiaz Dharker, Roddy Doyle, Pico Iyer, Robert Macfarlane, Andy Miller, Jackie Morris, Jan Morris, Sisonke Msimang, Dina Nayeri, Chigozie Obioma, Michael Ondaatje, David Pilling, Max Porte…

  • 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…

  • Lonely Planet Better than Fiction

    Lonely Planet Better than Fiction
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787012660

    "...a brilliant collection of travel stories...threaded with great warmth, as readers are invited to travel in the company of these famous authors and experience their passions and revelations." BOOKSELLER + PUBLISHER We asked some of the world's mo…

  • 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…

  • Bristningar

    Bristningar

    Klotband - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187939587

    Hur påverkas barn och ungas identitet av att bli utsatt för traumatiska händelser tidigt i uppväxten? Kan själva processen med att förmedla sin historia genom bilder verka helande, både för konstnären och för betraktaren? Detta är frågor som den sve…

  • Trieste

    Trieste
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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…

  • Farewell the Trumpets

    Farewell the Trumpets
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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…

  • Pax Britannica

    Pax Britannica
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571290710

    The second instalment of the Pax Britannica Trilogy by Jan Morris, recreates the British Empire at its dazzling climax - the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, celebrated as a festival of imperial strength, unity, and splendour. This classic…

  • Heaven's Command

    Heaven's Command
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Ciao, Carpaccio!

    Ciao, Carpaccio!
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2020 - 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 - 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…

  • 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…

  • First Aid in Spelling

    First Aid in Spelling
    av Karen Morrison

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444168938

    Achieve the best possible standard with this bestselling book of traditional practice and guidance. First Aid in Spelling provides all the help and support needed for learning and practising the complete range of spelling rules and high-frequency wo…

  • In My Mind's Eye Lib/E: A Thought Diary

    In My Mind's Eye Lib/E: A Thought Diary

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781665128483

  • Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere

    Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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

    Pocket - 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

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571246656

    'We are lucky to have Jan Morris, and her gift of transporting us to other realms'. Salley Vickers Movement 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 na…

  • Heaven's Command Lib/E

    Heaven's Command Lib/E
    av Jan Morris

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094013367

  • Journeys

    Journeys
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 1986 - 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…

  • The Hashemite Kings

    The Hashemite Kings
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571246700

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

  • 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…

  • Writers Under Siege: Czech Literature Since 1945

    Writers Under Siege: Czech Literature Since 1945
    av Jiri Holy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845194406

    An history that presents a canvas of post-war Czech literary developments within the cultural and political context of the times. It provides information about the many English-language translations from Czech literature, and the circumstances in wh…

  • Lockdown

    Lockdown

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783938656655

  • The Market of Seleukia

    The Market of Seleukia
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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 Yorker The Market of Seleu…

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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, Ho…

  • Europe

    Europe
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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…

  • Manhattan '45

    Manhattan '45
    av Jan Morris

    Pocket - 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

    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 dia…

  • 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 dia…

  • Compass Points

    Compass Points

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780708312209

    Planet is a Welsh magazine published in English devoted to modern Welsh literature and language and the wide ramifications of the political context in which they exist. The 35 essays range from the first issue in 1970 until 1992 and so chronicle pol…

  • Allegorizings

    Allegorizings
    av Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571234134

    'Almost nothing in life is only what it seems.' Soldier, journalist, historian, author of forty books, Jan Morris led an extraordinary life, witnessing such seminal moments as the first ascent of Everest, the Suez Canal Crisis, the Eichmann Trial, T…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Effective Staff Training in Social Care

    Effective Staff Training in Social Care
    av Jan Horwath

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415160315

    Effective Staff Training in Social Care provides a theoretical framework for training and professional development, focusing on group learning in a social care context. It tackles the tensions and dilemmas of those engaged in training amidst a clima…

  • Effective Staff Training in Social Care

    Effective Staff Training in Social Care
    av Jan Horwath

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415160308

    Effective Staff Training in Social Care provides a theoretical framework for training and professional development, focusing on group learning in a social care context. It tackles the tensions and dilemmas of those engaged in training amidst a clima…

  • Les Aventures de Lucky Luke d après Morris Tome 8 -

    Les Aventures de Lucky Luke d après Morris Tome 8 -
    av Achdé, Jul, Jul, Jan Morris, Achdé, Jul, Jul, Jan Morris

    Inbunden - 2018 - Franska - ISBN: 9782884714532

    Le sculpteur français Auguste Bartholdi fait une tournée spectaculaire aux Etats-Unis pour lever des fonds qui lui permettront d'achever la future Statue de la liberté. Mais plusieurs incidents visent la statue et même directement Bartholdi. Lucky L…

  • From Treaty-Making to Treaty-Breaking

    From Treaty-Making to Treaty-Breaking
    av Pieter Jan Kuijper

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107500235

    From Treaty-Making to Treaty-Breaking is the first high-level analysis of ASEAN's external trade agreements with non-ASEAN states. It clearly sets out the intended, and unintended, consequences of ASEAN's prevailing method of treaty making, with sug…

  • The Kindness of Strangers

    The Kindness of Strangers
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786571908

    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher* A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrate…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Living With Eagles

    Living With Eagles
    av Jan Hallwood

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780718829827

    Eagles seemed to dominate Marcus Morris's life. As a clergyman's son, he grew up with the eagle of the church lectern; as a priest himself he had his own lecterns. A brass inkwell topped by a flying eagle became the symbol of the most famous eagle o…