In the whole delightful world of Wodehouse, the English clergy offers some of the richest sources of good-natured good humour. Wodehouse bishop, no vicar more a pillar of his community (provided his sermons aren't too long), and in this collection of short stories we watch as they are plunged into one hilarious scenario after another.
In Live Working or Die Fighting, Paul Mason tells the story of this new working class alongside the epic history of the global labour movement, from its formation in the factories of the 1800s through its near destruction by fascism in the 1930s and up to today's anti-globalisation movement.
From the prize-winning author of Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma Winner of the Prix Femina EtrangerLondon, in the frayed heat of summer. Heart-wrenching' Independent on SundayShortlisted for the Prix Femina Prize
To enter the world of Ben Okri's stories is to surrender to a new reality. In rich, lyrical, almost hallucinatory prose Ben Okri guides us through the fabulous and the mundane, the serene and the randomly violent. Written with the lucid clarity and logic of dream, Stars of the New Curfew is a book of visionary imagination.