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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Along the Iron Curtain Tra…


‘Bill Bryson on two wheels’ Independent

Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike.

Asking for trouble and getting it, he sets off at the Arctic winter’s brutal height, bullying his plucky MIFA 900 through the endless and massively sub-zero desolation of snowbound Finland.

Haunted throughout the journey by the border detritus of watchtowers and rusted razor wire, Moore reflects…




New Facades

Pub Date : 2015-02-07 | Author : Eduard Broto | Publisher : Links Internacional

ISBN 10 : 8490540403
ISBN 13 : 9788490540404

This volume presents a fascinating and exhaustive study on the treatment of facades, from the conception of the design to the final execution of the project. Each chapter focuses o..


Hearing Birds Fly

Pub Date : 2008-09-04 | Author : Louisa Waugh | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780748108572
ISBN 13 : 0748108572

HEARING BIRDS FLY is Louisa Waugh's passionately written account of her time in a remote Mongolian village. Frustrated by the increasingly bland character of the capital city of Ul..


Birdwatching In Vermont

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Ted Murin | Publisher : UPNE

ISBN 10 : 1584651881
ISBN 13 : 9781584651888

The definitive how-to guide to watching and enjoying birds in Vermont including a special section for beginners...



No Right To Remain Silent

Pub Date : 2009-03-31 | Author : Lucinda Roy | Publisher : Crown

ISBN 10 : 9780307451705
ISBN 13 : 0307451704

The world watched in horror in April 2007 when Virginia Tech student Seung-Hui Cho went on a killing rampage that resulted in the deaths of thirty-two students and faculty members ..


Fathers In Victorian Fiction

Pub Date : 2011-08-08 | Author : Natalie McKnight | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443833110
ISBN 13 : 1443833118

This book examines the changing roles of fathers in the nineteenth century as seen in the lives and fiction of Victorian authors. Fatherhood underwent unprecedented change during t..


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