Patrick Conroy takes us on a journey to the highest mountain in the world, where one of the greatest tragedies in climbing history was about to unfold. Filled with photographs and sketches from his notebooks we become part of the 702 team sent to cover the South African Everest Expedition of 1996.
Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most influential Australians. 'As prime minister, Menzies strode the stage like a colossus ...here he is affectionate paterfamilias, supportive sibling, benevolent uncle.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Menzies was a very accomplished writer and the combination of geniality and acerbity is winning.' The Age 'The letters reveal an articulate and sensitive man who took great care in expressing himself through words. Letters not only provides a deeply personal study into Australia's most successful politician, but opens a window onto a world of politics - indeed a way of life - that no longer exists.' Herald Sun"
Offers an epistolary dialogue between two great writers who became great friends. This book includes letters that touched on nearly every subject, from sports to fatherhood, film festivals to incest, philosophy to politics, from the financial crisis to art, family, marriage, friendship, and love.
Anne Frank kept a diary from 1942 to 1944. Initially she wrote it for herself, but when a member of the Dutch government mentioned that he was going to collect eyewitness accounts of the suffering under German occupation, Anne decided that after the war she would publish a book based on her diary.
Algebra, 6th = 74%. Latin = 55% Thrilled! History top = 85% smashing! Geography, disgusting, 2nd = 67%. She would go on to become an acclaimed writer, the author of the novels Georgy Girl and Diary of an Ordinary Woman as well as biographies and memoirs.
By the time she eventually caught the train back to Penzance two days later they had fallen in love and Eric had declared that he was determined to marry her...'Before her death in 2002, Mary Wesley told her biographer Patrick Marnham: `after I met Eric I never looked at anyone else again.
A journal that is suitable for those who want to harness the energy of the moon as it moves through the zodiac in each cycle, helping you to achieve your personal and professional goals. With guidance, advice and rituals, it shows you how the new moon, waxing, waning and full moon will effect you in each sign.
Mademoiselle S, or Simone, was a well-educated and cultured lady living in Paris at the height of the glamorous roaring twenties. Simone's letters to her married lover Charles express her desires, fears, anxieties and fantasies. This is a collection of her long lost love letters from 1928 to 1930, recently discovered in a dusty cellar in Paris.