Is the story about the Star in the East true? And, if so, what exactly was the “star”? While Sir Patrick cannot give a definitive answer, in The Star of Bethlehem, he looks at various astronomical theories and comes up with a possible answer of his own. Who has not heard of the Star in the East? It is one of the most famous stories in the Bible, and tells us how the Wise Men came to Bethlehem to seek out the infant Jesus.
Why are we fascinated by the night sky? With this single question Patrick Moore sets out on a journey of exploration which takes the listener to the edge of the universe and back. Was ever a man more engaged and associated with his subject matter than Patrick Moore? He has become synonymous with astronomy, and we have grown up over the last 50 years with his name and voice becoming comfortingly familiar. His TV programme The Sky at Night is the longest running TV show in the world.
"Difficult to understand"
Stunning Hollywood Hills heiress Jade Lamont appears to have it all - the brains, the smashing looks, the cool job with the A-list law firm, and the string of hunky boyfriends. Then her father, Cicero, is murdered under mysterious circumstances, her mother commits suicide, and her beloved brother, Richard, vanishes without a trace. Jade is frantic, and she turns to Nick Crane - an old school PI with a huge heart, nerves that bend but do not break, and an intriguing crew of formidable helpers.
"Well narrated and written!"