Search results for ‘Tom McCarthy’
Men In Space
Men in Space is the first novel written by Booker Prize finalist McCarthy, author of Remainder and C --a clever entre into the art world, and a look at the bohemian life that was Prague in the 1990s.
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Herge's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children aged, as their publishers like to say, 'from 7 to 77.' Arguing that their characters are as strong...
Follows the life of Serge Carrefax, a man who surges into the electric modernity of the early twentieth century, transfixed by the technologies that obliterate him. Born to the sound of one of the experimental wireless stations,...
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Exciting early work by the Man Booker-shortlisted author, discussing Herge's hugely popular children's books. McCarthy asks the question: is Tintin literature? and delves into a story of hushed-up royal descent in both Herge's...
Incredible Pirate Tales: Classic Stories of the Outlaws of the Seas
From Long John Silver to Captain Hook, Blackbeard to Captain Kidd, pirates are the stuff of adventure and legend. Books, plays, movies, and everything in between, has been based on the escapades of these charismatic cutthroats for...
Incredible Tales of the Sea: Twelve Classic Sailing Stories
Terrifying and unpredictable trials of life at sea that have stood the test of time
Ghost Pirate Tales: Classic Stories from Davy Jones' Locker
Ghosts and pirates are the subjects of some of the best stories in the world. This work is an exploration of the colourful history of the spirits that lurk within Davy Jones' Locker - from Daniel Defoe's The Four Years Voyage...
McCarthy's prose in his novel debut is being hailed as Rprecise and unpretentiousS ( The Independent [London]). Remainder explores the secret world individuals harbor within and what might happen if granted the power to make it...
Men in Space
Set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of Communism, this title follows a cast of dissolute Bohemians, political refugees, football referees, deaf police agents, assassins and stranded astronauts as they chase...
Traumatised by an accident which 'involved something falling from the sky' and leaves him eight and a half million pounds richer but hopelessly estranged from the world around him, the hero spends his time and money obsessively...
'C' follows the short, intense life of Serge Carrefax, a man who, as his name suggests, surges into the electric modernity of the early 20th century, transfixed by the technologies that will obliterate him.
No Country for Old Men
Set along a bloody frontier in our own time, McCarthy's new novel completes his acclaimed, bestselling Border Trilogy. Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, instead finds men shot dead, a load of heroin, and over $2...
First published in Great Britain by And Other Stories in 2011 --T.p. verso.
The Complete Hogan: A Shot-by-shot Analysis of Golf’s Greatest Swing
Top golfing instructor Jim McLean uses rare film footage of Ben Hogan to break down the greatest swing of all time Golf legend Ben Hogan had the perfect golf swing, but how exactly it worked has long been a mystery--until now.
Ripper Street (DVD)
Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division the toughest police district in the East End. Rich episodic storylines meld with the...
Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
Drawing upon more than 500 interviews with the greatest names in ESPN's history, bestselling authors Miller and Shales take readers behind the cameras. The men and women who made ESPN great reveal the secrets behind its...
The Family Audio Bible: 36 Classic Excerpts from the NRSV Bible
HarperChildren's Audio is proud to publish a collection of classic excerpts from the Bible - chosen specifically with children's ears in mind.