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SOUTH OF THE RIVER

An entertaining novel about a variety of characters living in a small south London street in the 1950's - a time of great social change.

 

MEASURES OF GENIUS: The scientists who gave their name to units of measure

A fascinating insight into the life and work of the scientists who had units of measure named after them, such as 'volt', 'amp', 'watt', 'hertz'.

 

THE TALE OF SEPTIMUS JONES & THE TALE OF SYLVESTER DOO

A unique 'upside-down' children's story-book, with two stories and 20 colour pictures.

Peter Thorogood

£12.50 online price £10.00

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Alan Durden

£14.99 online price £11.99

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Garnet Durham

£4.75

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IN THESE PLACES... AT THESE TIMES

Peter Thorogood's poetry and humorous verse written between 1950and 1975.  Beautifully illustrated in full colour with the author's watercolours and comic pen-and-ink sketches.

 

THOMAS HOOD - Poems Comic and Serious

Favourite best known romantic poems and comic verse by the popular Victorian poet, Thomas Hood.  Selected, with an introduction and notes, by Peter Thorogood.

 

THE COMPLETE COMIC AND CURIOUS VERSE of Peter Thorogood

A complete collection of Peter Thorogood's comic verse written over three decades, and including over eighty pen-and-ink sketches by the author.

Peter Thorogood

£7.50

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ed. Peter Thorogood

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Peter Thorogood

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LATE FLOWERINGS - Poems for Aurelia

A selection of poems inspired by the friendship between the author and Aurelia Plath, mother of Sylvia Plath the poet, who was married to Ted Hughes, the late Poet-Laureate.

TWO HEARTS THAT WOULD BE TRUE - Ballads, Lyrics and Monologues

A selection of the ballads lyrics and monologues of two remarkable twin sisters, Margaret and Brenda Carpenter. The book tells the tale of their painful separation and the joys of their reunion.

THE FOUNTAIN OF NEW BEGINNINGS - Poems of Youth

A selection of evocative poems recalling the innocence of youth.

Diana Dykes

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Margaret & Brendea Carpenter,

ed. Peter Thorogood

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Stephen Harlow

£5.00

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RETURN TO SPLENDOUR

An captivating account in words and photographs of the restoration of St. Mary's House and Gardens over twenty years.

 

ST. MARY'S BRAMBER: A SUSSEX HOUSE AND TS GARDENS

A useful guide book to St. Mary's House; the fascinating story of a remarkable house and its survival over five centuries.

 

ST. MARY'S BRAMBER: A PICTORIAL SOUVENIR

A companion volume to the guide book.  A portrait of the house and gardens, with fine colour photographs, nostalgic memories, poems and paintings.

ed. Tony Ketteman

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Peter Thorogood

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Peter Thorogood

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PORTRAIT OF VILLAGE LIFE - Beeding, Bramber and Botolphs in Sussex

Over one thousand years of history recounted through the life and times of three Sussex villages. A unique collection of more than 200 miniature essays, giving a vivid picture of a vibrant community.

   

 

   

 

Keith Nethercoate-Bryant, ed.Peter Thorogood

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BIOGRAPHIES AND MEMOIRS
               

JOHN BEARD - HANDEL AND GARRICK'S FAVOURITE TENOR

Biography of the noted 18th tenor, who had a major influence on baroque and classical music. Handel wrote tenor parts in his oratorios for him, and he was a regular performer at Garrick's Drury Lane Theatre.

 

COULD I HEAR THAT AGAIN, PLEASE?

A fascinating collection of some 250 short reviews of radio broadcasts made during the late 1960s, when the author was Critic for ‘The Spoken Word’ column of the popular BBC periodical, The Listener.

 

 

ROYAL RUSSELL SCHOOL 1980-1996

'From Court-Martial to Peerage'

Not a history of the school, but a very personal account of the life that Ron Balaam and his wife Shirley led during the time that he was Headmaster.

 

Neil Jenkins

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Peter Thorogood

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Ronald Balaam

£12.00

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