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76. Walking the Lake District Fells - Mardale and the Far East : High Street and Kentmere
This guide describes ascents of 36 Lake District fells that can be climbed from the valleys of Mardale (Haweswater), Kentmere and Longsleddale and from the east side of Ullswater. With few settlements, the area feels wild and remote, and the easternmost fells in particular see few visitors, offering a perfect getaway for walkers seeking solitude. Slightly further west lie some fantastic ridge-lines, including the much-loved Kentmere Horseshoe and High Street Roman road. . . . more
Published by: Mark Richards Format: Paperback; 119 x 172mm
77. SIGNED EDITION English Pastoral
English Pastoral tells of an ancient landscape on the verge of collapse.
It is a chronicle of three generations on a small fell farm, who saw the old ways slip away and the fields pulled out of shape by forces far beyond their control. It is a song of witness and of hope, of sustaining life on the land through uncertain times. It is the story of a community who cling on; of a little life filled with meaning; of a natural inheritance that affects us all.
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Published by: Penguin Format: Hardback, 222 x 138 (mm)
78. Walking the Lake District Fells - Patterdale : Helvellyn, Fairfield and the East
This guide describes ascents of 35 Lake District fells that can be climbed from Patterdale, Ambleside and the Grasmere, Thirlmere and Ullswater valleys. The area is home to some of Lakeland's most celebrated peaks - including the mighty Helvellyn, commanding over the classic arete scrambles of Striding Edge and Swirral Edge - with many summits connected by airy ridges affording great views and highly pleasurable walking. Unlike other guidebooks which describe a single or limited number of routes to a particular destination, the aim of the Walking the Lake District Fells series is to offer all the options. . . . more
Published by: Cicerone Format: Paperback; 118 x 170mm
79. Sycamore Gap
The past never stays buried for long... Detective Chief Inspector Ryan believes he has put his turbulent history behind him. Then, in the early hours of the summer solstice, the skeleton of a young woman is found inside the Roman Wall at Sycamore Gap. . . . more
Published by: Dark Skies Publishing Format: Paperback; 130 x 197mm
80. Lost Lanes North: 36 Glorious Bike Rides In Northern England
Jack Thurston, best-selling author of the Lost Lanes series and presenter of the Bike Show, takes you on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of Northern England - Yorkshire, Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland and Lancashire. Including beautiful photography, this is the perfect gift for the armchair traveller and cycling adventurer. With downloadable GPX and route guides, and detailed maps, it is highly practical too.
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Published by: Wild Things Publishing Format: Paperback; 210 x 170mm
81. Adventures Of The Yorkshire Shepherdess
as seen on Channel 5's "Our Yotkshire Farm", Amanda Owen gives us a candid glimpse into her farming and family life.In Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda takes us from her family's desperate race to save a missing calf to finding her bra has been repurposed as a house martin's nest, and from wild swimming to the brutal winter that almost brought her to her knees. As busy as she is with her family and flock though, an exciting new project soon catches her eye .
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Published by: Pan Macmillan Format: Paperback
82. The Mirror and the Light
The final volume of the Wolf Hall trilogy complete with a hand-signed bookplate from Hilary Mantel.
England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner.
As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith's son from Putney emerges from the spring's bloodbath to continue his climb to power and wealth, while his formidable master, Henry VIII, settles to short-lived happiness with his third queen, Jane Seymour. Cromwell is a man with only his wits to rely on; he has no great family to back him, no private army.
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Published by: Harper Collins Format: Hardback 164 x 245 x 63 (mm)
83. Girl, Woman, Other
Booker Prize Winner 2019
From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They're each looking for something - a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope . .
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Published by: Penguin Format: Paperback
84. On Fire: My Story of England's Summer to Remember
Early evening on Sunday 14th July 2019. Lord's Cricket Ground in London. Something unprecedented had just happened: England had won the Cricket World Cup for the very first time since the tournament's inception in 1975.
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Published by: Headline Publishing Format: Paperback; 196 x 128mm
85. *SIGNED EDITION* Life on the Mountains
Terry Abraham presents more than 100 exclusive photos from a decade on the fells, and speaks candidly about his troubled early life, a disowned father, depression and his love of real ale before revealing the tricks and techniques of his craft as a photographer and film-maker and detailing the landscapes he’s grown to love.
From wild nights on Harter Fell to meeting Cumbrian legends; from stalking deer in Martindale to documenting Storm Desmond’s fallout; from dawn shoots of golden-hour panoramas to becoming a campaigning voice for Lakeland,
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Published by: Jake Island Format: Landscape Hardback
86. Walking the Lake District Fells - Patterdale : Helvellyn, Fairfield and the East
his guide describes ascents of 35 Lake District fells that can be climbed from Patterdale, Ambleside and the Grasmere, Thirlmere and Ullswater valleys. The area is home to some of Lakeland's most celebrated peaks - including the mighty Helvellyn, commanding over the classic arete scrambles of Striding Edge and Swirral Edge - with many summits connected by airy ridges affording great views and highly pleasurable walking. Unlike other guidebooks which describe a single or limited number of routes to a particular destination, the aim of the Walking the Lake District Fells series is to offer all the options. . . . more
Published by: Cicerone Format: Paperback/Softback
87. **PRE ORDER** The Puppet Show (new edition)SIGNED COPY
M. W. Craven
A serial killer is burning people alive in the Lake District's prehistoric stone circles. He
leaves no clues and the police are helpless. When his name is found carved into the
charred remains of the third victim, disgraced detective Washington Poe is brought back
from suspension and into an investigation he wants no part of... . . . more
Published by: Little, Brown Format: Paperback; 196 x 126mm
88. Walking the Lake District Fells - Langdale : The Langdale Pikes and Bowfell
This guide describes ascents of 25 Lake District fells that can be climbed from Langdale and the Vale of Grasmere. Easily accessible from the popular bases of Grasmere and Ambleside, this area offers stunning scenery and fantastic walking, from the 'small but perfectly made' Loughrigg - ideal for a Sunday afternoon hike - to eye-catching Helm Crag ('the Lion and the Lamb'), from the lofty heights of Bowfell to the iconic Langdale Pikes. England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, is also included in this volume.
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Published by: Cicerone Format: Paperback / softback
89. A Thread in Time
Following his father's death, David starts clearing the family home on the Solway Firth.He discovers a journal which depicts his father's life in 1970s Jamaica. . . . more
Published by: KDP Format: Paperback
90. Swimming Wild in the Lake District
Swimming Wild in the Lake District by Suzanna Cruickshank is an informative and inspiring book for both new and experienced wild swimmers, exploring the larger lakes in the beautiful Lake District National Park. . . . more
Published by: Vertebrate Publishing Format: Paperback; 229 x 178mm
91. Public Sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria
Public Sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria provides much needed attention to the best public sculpture and monuments in these north-west counties. The author highlights works of art that are in need of restoration or protection by local authorities and other owners.The art works included are mostly in urban areas however some are tucked away on moors and hilltops, and can be reached by a modest walk, and are thus less familiar. Many entries are accompanied by original photographs, often showing details of the craftsmanship.
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Published by: Liverpool University Press Format: Hardback 226 x 264 x 18 (mm)
92. Radical Wordsworth
A dazzling new biography of Wordsworth's radical life as a thinker and poetical innovator, published to mark the 250th anniversary of his birth. William Wordsworth wrote the first great poetic autobiography. We owe to him the idea that places of outstanding natural beauty should become what he called 'a sort of national property'.
He changed forever the way we think about childhood, about the sense of the self, about our connection to the natural environment, and about the purpose of poetry. He was born among the mountains of the English Lake District. He walked into the French Revolution, had a love affair and an illegitimate child, before witnessing horrific violence in Paris.
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Published by: Collins Format: Hardback, 162 x 242 x 46 (mm)
93. The Accidental Countryside : Hidden Havens for Britain's Wildlife
Stephen Moss makes a journey of discovery through Britain, in search of the hidden corners where wildlife survives against the odds. From Shetland's Iron Age stone structures to London's most modern skyscrapers, and from lowly railway cuttings to ornate stately gardens, Moss reveals the unlikely oases where wildlife thrives in areas originally created for human purposes. . . . more
Published by: Faber Format: Hardback, 163 x 213 x 29 (mm)
94. Native : Life in a Vanishing Landscape
Desperate to connect with his native Galloway, Patrick Laurie plunges into work on his family farm in the hills of southwest Scotland. Investing in the oldest and most traditional breeds of Galloway cattle, the Riggit Galloway, he begins to discover how cows once shaped people, places and nature in this remote and half-hidden place. This traditional breed requires different methods of care from modern farming on an industrial, totally unnatural scale.
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Published by: Birlinn Format: Hardback 145 x 224 x 28 (mm)
95. The Living Mountain : A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains
In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others.
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Published by: Canongate Format: Paperback
96. The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
The Sunday Times Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller. A book of hope for uncertain times. 'Feeling a little blue? Meet the new Winnie the Pooh.' The Daily Mail'A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart' Richard CurtisEnter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons.
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Published by: Ebury Format: Hardback 172 x 223 x 24 (mm)
97. Dresden : The Fire and the Darkness
Bombs weighing over 1,000 lbs fell every seven and a half seconds and an estimated 25,000 people were killed. Was Dresden a legitimate military target or was the bombing a last act of atavistic mass murder in a war already won?From the history of the city to the attack itself, conveyed in a minute-by-minute account from the first of the flares to the flames reaching almost a mile high - the wind so searingly hot that the lungs of those in its path were instantly scorched - through the eerie period of reconstruction, bestselling author Sinclair McKay creates a vast canvas and brings it alive with touching human detail. . . . more
Published by: Penguin Format: Hardback, 165 x 242 x 50 (mm)
98. The Stream Invites Us to Follow: Exploring the Eden from Source to Sea
As a long-time countryside manager for the Eden Valley, few people know this area quite as intimately as Dick Capel – and even fewer have worked as hard to protect the natural and built heritage of this unspoiled part of Cumbria. Covering natural history, myth and legend, this is an unrivalled companion to an unspoiled gem of the English countryside. . . . more
Published by: Saraband Format: Paperback
99. The Nanny State Made Me : A Story of Britain and How to Save it
It was the spirit of our finest hour, the backbone of our post-war greatness, and it promoted some of the boldest and most brilliant schemes this isle has ever produced: it was the Welfare State, and it made you and I. But now it's under threat, and we need to save it. In this timely and provocative book, Stuart Maconie tells Britain's Welfare State story through his own history of growing up as a northern working class boy.
What was so bad about properly funded hospitals, decent working conditions and affordable houses? And what was so wrong about student grants, free eye tests and council houses? And where did it all go so wrong? . . . more
Published by: Ebury Format: Hardback
100. Robert MacFarlane, Mountains of the Mind
Once we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name of national pride.
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Published by: Granta Format: Paperback, 131 x 198 x 21
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