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Best of Times, Worst of Times Bomber Command, Two Men, One War


Best of Times, Worst of Times: Bomber Command, Two Men, One War by Joe Shuttleworth
English | 2021 | ISBN: 192248881X | 343 pages | PDF (Converted) | 8.58 Mb
Joe’s love of flying and adventure led him to volunteer for active service: dropping bombs on Nazi Germany. Tom’s hatred of Hitler’s vile regime brought him to the same point. The war was to throw Joe and Tom together. Within a few desperate seconds, on the way to Berlin a night-fighter attack would rip them apart.

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A Game of Two Halves The Best of Sport 2005-2019


Fergus Barrowman, "A Game of Two Halves: The Best of Sport 2005-2019"
English | ISBN: 1776564316 | 2023 | 600 pages | EPUB | 1139 KB
Sport was conceived in the back of Damien Wilkins’ yellow Ford Escort – he tells the story in the introduction to Great Sporting Moments – and born in spring 1988. A Game of Two Halves: The Best of Sport 2005- 2019 chronicles the second half of Aotearoa New Zealand’ s most exciting literary magazine’ s life. ‘ It wasn’ t going to have a manifesto,’ founding editor Fergus Barrowman remembers. ‘ It was clear to all of us that experimental writing – or postmodern writing, call it what you like – was just as rulebound as literary realism, and no more likely to be any good; that experienced writers took as many risks as beginning writers; and that older beginning writers – Barbara Anderson! – were just as alive in the moment of self-discovery as young writers.’ This book looks back through the fifteen issues of Sport from 2005 to 2019. In 600 pages it presents fiction, poetry, essays and oddities by 100 of our best writers, from leading lights like Bill Manhire, Ashleigh Young and Elizabeth Knox, to emerging glow worms like Tayi Tibble, Ruby Solly and Eamonn Marra.

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