- Out of the Silent Planet (Cosmic Trilogy)
The first novel in C.S. Lewis's classic sci-fi trilogy which tells the adventure of Dr Ransom who is kidnapped and transported to Mars In the first novel of C.S. Lewis's classic science fiction trilogy, Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic, is abducted and taken on a spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra, which he knows as Mars. His captors are plotting to plunder the planet's treasures and plan to offer Ransom as a sacrifice to the creatures who live there. Ransom discovers he has come from the 'silent planet' - Earth - whose tragic story is known throughout the universe...
- Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland
Some 3500 entries, totalling 750,000 words written by John and Julia Keay and nearly 150 expert contributors (including public figures such as Lord Home, David Steel and Fitzroy MacLean and a host of academics), describe all the main topographical, historical, social, architectural and industrial features of Scotland from A-Z. In addition, the book includes biographical entries on eminent Scots men and women of the past.
- Brixmis: The Untold Exploits of Britain's Most Daring Cold War Spy Mission
This text presents the secrets of how British intelligence officers working undercover as liaison officers in East Germany stole advanced Soviet equipment and penetrated top-secret training areas. For 40 years the men from all three armed services, the SAS and the Foreign Office conducted an intelligence war against the massive Soviet military strength.
- Theatre Of The Mind
Can we be conscious of our consciousness? What doesconsciousness feel like? Is it really a stream of steadily flowing thoughts,images and feelings, or something else altogether? What happens in those lapsesduring highway driving, in which you have no memory of the last 10 kilometres?How is it that most of what goes on in our brains is actually unconscious?And, in the end, do we even need our brain?
Jay Ingram, renowned science broadcaster and bestselling author,takes us on his most challenging and controversial journey yet—a look at thestate of consciousness. Mixing science, philosophy, history and pop culture,Ingram transforms grey matter into a brilliantly hued, completely understandableexploration of what’s really going on in our conscious and unconscious minds.
- An Angel Treasury: A Celestial Collection Of Inspirations, Encounters and Heavenly Lore
The ultimate guide to all things angelic from the UK's leading angel expert.
Contents: This unique compendium tells you everything you ever wanted to know about angels. Acknowledged angel expert 'The Angel Lady' offers a wealth of facts, real-life angel stories, tips, advice, angelic inspiration and background information.
This ultimate angelic guide is designed to be dipped into whenever inspiration strikes - the perfect gift for anyone wanting to know how to bring angelic wisdom and magic into their lives.
From real-life stories of angel encounters to instructions on how to communicate with your own guardian angel, this book will appeal to the serious angel investigator and the new explorer alike.
Includes quotes about angels from history and literature as well as information on: - The different angels you will encounter - Angel Almanac - Healing with the angels - Angel astrology - Angel names and their meanings - Hierarchy and Fallen Angels - Angels in culture - Working and communicating with angels