With beautiful illustrations and insightful stories, this uniqueÿbook will instantly transport you to literary destinations aroundÿthe globe.The places collected here are not just backdrops to the talesÿtold, they are characters in their own right - so delve into thisÿbook to discover some of the world's most fascinating literaryÿplaces and the novels that celebrate them.
A book offering complete coverage of the Olympic Games includes anecdotes and statistics for every Olympics in the modern era, as well as full descriptions of the rules and scoring for every event in the 2012 Games. Original.
Features more than 150 unexpected Olympic trivia lists, including the eight slowest Olympic competitors, the 12 strangest sports ever contested and the six most spectacular collisions and falls. Original.
Off the Map shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers, and armchair travellers alike to consider a new way of understanding the world we live in.
Using the heartwrenching story of Jumbo's celebrity life, tragic death in Canada in 1885,and his enduring cultural legacy, John Sutherland writes the first comprehensive 'biography' of the animal who gave us one of our favourite words.