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A classic account of wartime and its contradictions follows the misfortunes of a British flight squadron on the western front of World War I, the members of which experience disillusionment in the face of their commanding officer's merciless determination and their convictions that the war will be lost. Reprint.

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9780857052247 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99
9780786715954 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, October 12, 2005), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A classic account of wartime and its contradictions follows the misfortunes of a British flight squadron on the western front of World War I, the members of which experience disillusionment in the face of their commanding officer's merciless determination and their convictions that the war will be lost.
9781845291723 | Constable & Robinson Ltd, September 29, 2005, cover price $13.30 | About this edition: World War One aviators were more than just soldiers they were the knights of the sky, and the press and public idolised the gallant young heroes.
9780304356430 | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $9.95
9780078821684, titled "The Official Guide to Coreldraw! 6 for Windows 95" | McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, September 1, 1995, cover price $34.95 | also contains The Official Guide to Coreldraw! 6 for Windows 95

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781845593575 | Unabridged edition (Soundings Ltd, July 30, 2006), cover price $79.95

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Product Description: Flight Lieutenant Silk, a twice-decorated Lancaster pilot in WW II, rejoins the R.A.F. and qualifies to fly the Vulcan bomber. Piloting a Vulcan is an unforgettable experience: no other aircraft comes close to matching its all-round performance...read more

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9780857050922 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Flight Lieutenant Silk, a twice-decorated Lancaster pilot in WW II, rejoins the R.

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9781407915715 | Unabridged edition (Soundings Ltd, January 1, 2012), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Having survived a double tour on Lancasters in WW2 (and won two DFCs), Flight Lieutenant Silk rejoins Bomber Command much later and qualifies to fly the Vulcan bomber.
9781407915722 | Mp3 edition (Soundings Ltd, January 1, 2012), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Having survived a double tour on Lancasters in WW2 (and won two DFCs), Flight Lieutenant Silk rejoins Bomber Command much later and qualifies to fly the Vulcan bomber.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781407915708 | Soundings Ltd, January 1, 2012, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: Having survived a double tour on Lancasters in WW2 (and won two DFCs), Flight Lieutenant Silk rejoins Bomber Command much later and qualifies to fly the Vulcan bomber.

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Product Description: They joined an R.A.F. known as 'the best flying club in the world', but when war pitches the young pilots of 409 Squadron into battle over Germany, their training, tactics and equipment are soon found wanting, their twin-engined bombers obsolete from the off...read more

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9780304363100 | Orion Pub Co, September 1, 2002, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: They had joined an RAF that was known as 'the best flying club in the world' - but when war pitches the young pilots of 409 Squadron into battle over Germany, their training, tactics and equipment are soon found wanting.

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9780857051172 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: They joined an R.
9780304363117 | Cassell, October 1, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Derek Robinson, author of the highly praised wartime novel A Piece of Cake and many others, now does for the RAF's Bomber Command what Cake did for Fighter Command: he goes beyond the clichéd stereotypes of the wartime RAF and paints an indelible picture of real people at war.

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9781845598624 | Unabridged edition (Ulverscroft Soundings Ltd, October 30, 2007), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: They had joined an organisation that advertised itself as the best flying club in the world.

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9781845598617 | Unabridged edition (Ulverscroft Soundings Ltd, October 30, 2007), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: They joined an RAF that was known as "the best flying club in the world" - but when war pitches the young pilots of 409 Squadron into battle over Germany, their training, tactics and equipment are soon found wanting.

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Product Description: Fresh from school in June 1916, Lieutenant Oliver Paxton's first solo flight is to lead a formation of biplanes across the Channel to join Hornet Squadron in France. Five days later, he crash-lands at his destination, having lost his map, his ballast and every single plane in his charge...read more

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9780394563893 | Bookthrift Co, March 1, 1990, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: During the First World War, young Oliver Paxton evolves into a deadly fighter pilot after spending four weeks on the front lines in France

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9780857052261 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Fresh from school in June 1916, Lieutenant Oliver Paxton's first solo flight is to lead a formation of biplanes across the Channel to join Hornet Squadron in France.
9780304356423 | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Filled with thrills, this novel by Booker Prize nominee Robinson also serves as a frightening exposé of the absurdities of the First World War.

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Product Description: From the Phoney War of 1939 to the Battle of Britain in 1940, the pilots of Hornet Squadron learn their lessons the hard way. Hi-jinks are all very well on the ground, but once in a Hurricane's cockpit, the best killers keep their wits close...read more

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9781568493237 | Reprint edition (Buccaneer Books, October 1, 1994), cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Vivid and unforgettable, this popular novel follows an RAF fighter squadron during the Battle for France and the Battle of Britain.

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9780857050939 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: From the Phoney War of 1939 to the Battle of Britain in 1940, the pilots of Hornet Squadron learn their lessons the hard way.
9780304363124 | Cassell, March 1, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Vivid and unforgettable, this popular novel follows an RAF fighter squadron during the Battle for France and the Battle of Britain.
9780553250565 | Mti edition (Bantam Books, July 1, 1990), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the training and seasoning of a squadron of young R.

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Product Description: It's 1917, and Captain Stanley Woolley joins an R.F.C. squadron whose pilots are starting to fear the worst: their war over the Western Front may go on for years. A pilot's life is usually short, so while it lasts it is celebrated strenuously...read more

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9781860467936 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A humorous novel set around a British air squadron operating over Europe in 1917 tells the uproarious tale of Captain Woolley's air war--a booze-fueled campaign that could result in one hundred percent casualties.

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9780857052254 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: It's 1917, and Captain Stanley Woolley joins an R.
9780304358939 | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: All is not quiet on the Western Front in 1917, and the men of Hornet Squadron feel as if the war will last for decades.
9781860466069 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: In this prequel to "Goshawk Squadron", Captain Stanley Woolley leads his ex-public schoolboy pilots into battle in 1917, the year when stupendous battle losses brought negligible gains in land and when men believed the conflict might last for decades.

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Product Description: North Africa, 1942. Dust, heat, thirst, flies. A good clean fight, for those who like that sort of thing, and some do. From an advanced landing field, striking hard and escaping fast, our old friends from Hornet Squadron (Piece of Cake) play Russian roulette, flying their clapped-out Tomahawks on ground-strafing forays...read more

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9780857051189 | Quercus, July 12, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: North Africa, 1942.
9780304363131 | Cassell, April 1, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: It's a classic Derek Robinson story: three groups of men converge for a final battle in the western desert during World War II.
9780002713382 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1994, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Offers a look at the British campaign against Rommel in 1942, concentrating on Jack Lampard, who raids German airfields, and Major Paul Schramm, a German intelligence officer

CD/Spoken Word:

9781407923826 | Mp3 una edition (Soundings Ltd, February 1, 2013), cover price $124.95 | About this edition: North Africa, 1942.
9781407923819 | Unabridged edition (Soundings Ltd, February 1, 2013), cover price $124.95 | About this edition: North Africa, 1942.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781407923802 | Unabridged edition (Soundings Ltd, February 1, 2013), cover price $124.95 | About this edition: North Africa, 1942.

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Product Description: The war to end all wars, people said in 1918. Not for long. By 1919, White Russians were fighting Bolshevik Reds for control of their country, and Winston Churchill (then Secretary of State for War) wanted to see Communism 'strangled in its cradle'...read more

Hardcover:

9780857052292 | Gardners Books, January 3, 2013, cover price $32.10

Paperback:

9781780878096 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The war to end all wars, people said in 1918.
9780857052322 | Gardners Books, January 3, 2013, cover price $20.05

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Product Description: "An excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups. It is general yet comprehensive, covering various branches of group theory. The 15 chapters contain the following main topics: free groups and presentations, free products, decompositions, Abelian groups, finite permutation groups, representations of groups, finite and infinite soluble groups, group extensions, generalizations of nilpotent and soluble groups, finiteness properties...read more

Paperback:

9781461264439 | 2 reprint edition (Springer Verlag, September 8, 2012), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: "An excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups.

Hardcover:

9781843548782 | Atlantic Books, November 1, 2009, cover price $26.30

Paperback:

9781843548799 | Atlantic Books, May 1, 2010, cover price $13.15

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Product Description: Migraine Art includes more than 300 powerful illustrations and paintings created by migraine sufferers from around the world. It provides a thoroughly unique window into the subjective world of the migraine sufferer. The idea of collecting migraine art started with a number of public competitions in the 1980s, which encouraged artists, both amateur and professional, to illustrate the pain, the visual disturbances, and the effect migraines had on their lives...read more

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9781556436727 | North Atlantic Books, February 24, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Migraine Art includes more than 300 powerful illustrations and paintings created by migraine sufferers from around the world.

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What stopped Hitler in 1940 - why did he not attempt to invade Britain? This work argues that the Battle of Britain alone could not have been why Operation Sealion, the planned German invasion, was scrapped. The real reason was a force that both Churchill and Hitler failed to acknowledge: the Royal Navy.

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9781845294410 | New edition (Constable & Robinson Ltd, September 14, 2006), cover price $13.05 | About this edition: What stopped Hitler in 1940 - why did he not attempt to invade Britain?

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Product Description: The laws of the game made simple—for players, referees, coaches and spectators—in this international bestselling guide to rugby union, now in its fifth edition and fully updated to include all the latest international law changes from 2004...read more

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9780007207015 | Harper Uk, October 31, 2005, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The laws of the game made simple—for players, referees, coaches and spectators—in this international bestselling guide to rugby union, now in its fifth edition and fully updated to include all the latest international law changes from 2004.
9780007136148 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 1, 2002, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The laws of rugby made simple -- for players, referees, coaches and spectators -- in this indispensable guide, now in its fourth edition and fully updated to include all the latest international law changes from 2001.
9780002188630 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, July 1, 2000, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The laws of rugby made simple -- for players, referees, coaches and spectators -- in this handy guide, now in its third edition and featuring all the latest law changes up to the 1999 World Cup.
9780002187008 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1996, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Rugby players, more than any other sportsmen, do not have a thorough understanding of their game, especially the latest changes.

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A controversial account of the Battle of Britain challenges popular beliefs that the RAF may not have prevented the Nazi invasion of the British Isles, arguing that bad weather and the Luftwaffe's failure to destroy the RAF were key factors in the victory.

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9780786716180 | Da Capo Pr, October 16, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A controversial account of the Battle of Britain challenges popular beliefs that the RAF may not have prevented the Nazi invasion of the British Isles, arguing that bad weather and the Luftwaffe's failure to destroy the RAF were key factors in the victory.

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Bristol has much to be proud of, having prospered as a city and a major port for over six hundred years. But, it's past includes more than a fair share of cruel, inglorious, and scandalous episodes. Included in this book are stories of slaving, persecution, greed and incompetence, and riot.

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9781853069307 | New edition (Gardners Books, September 30, 2005), cover price $13.25 | About this edition: Bristol has much to be proud of, having prospered as a city and a major port for over six hundred years.

The author of Goshawk Squadron and Piece of Cake, among other war stories, turns his attention to chronicling a small Kentucky town in the decades before the Civil War, following several generations of two feuding families--the Hudds and the Killicks. Reprint.

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9780304361823 | Cassell, July 1, 2002, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Weaves together the stories of the Killicks and the Hudds, two families in the backwoods town of Rock Springs, Kentucky, from before the Civil War to the years following the war's end.

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9780304365661 | Reprint edition (Cassell, April 1, 2003), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author of Goshawk Squadron and Piece of Cake, among other war stories, turns his attention to chronicling a small Kentucky town in the decades before the Civil War, following several generations of two feuding families--the Hudds and the Killicks.

Product Description: A Cloud Edifice is comprised of poems both old and new on a variety of themes, contemplating the sensuality of being and the "edge of nothing." Derek Robinson's work celebrates the natural and metaphysical worlds in a voice that is at once contemporary and classical, in forms that range from the epigram to the ode...read more

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9780921215066 | Ekstasis Editions, November 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A Cloud Edifice is comprised of poems both old and new on a variety of themes, contemplating the sensuality of being and the "edge of nothing.

Product Description: A poet’s aviary –– Derek Robinson presents a feathery verse dedicated to the birds in his life. An avid birdwatcher, Derek Robinson writes a lyric for each of his favorite birds, sparrow, meadowlark, robin, etc. each one a song to the bird in question in return for the song the birds give to him...read more

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9780921215097 | Ekstasis Editions, September 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A poet’s aviary –– Derek Robinson presents a feathery verse dedicated to the birds in his life.

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Product Description: Still in the Dreamtime is comprised of both old and new poems on a variety of themes, contemplating the sensuality of being and “the edge of nothingness.” Derek Robinson’s work celebrates the natural and metaphysical worlds in a voice that is at once contemporary and classical, in forms that range from the epigram to the ode...read more

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9781896860992 | Ekstasis Editions, September 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Still in the Dreamtime is comprised of both old and new poems on a variety of themes, contemplating the sensuality of being and “the edge of nothingness.

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Product Description: This guide to the laws of rugby union shows how to prepare for the big game, understand the relationship between players and referee, maintain consistent standards of refereeing and how to interpret the new laws. It gives real-life match examples of how regulations are put into place...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780002187541 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 1999, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This guide to the laws of rugby union shows how to prepare for the big game, understand the relationship between players and referee, maintain consistent standards of refereeing and how to interpret the new laws.

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Product Description: This textbook examines critically the role of labour markets in monetarist theory and policy. Both monetarist and Keynesian explanations of labour economics are examined and macro and micro aspects of labour economics are discussed.

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9780198771920 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1986, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This textbook examines critically the role of labour markets in monetarist theory and policy.

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Chronicles the training and seasoning of a squadron of young R.A.F. pilots, including a brilliant, dominating American, in the twelve months leading up to the Battle of Britain

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9780394532929 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1984, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the training and seasoning of a squadron of young R.

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