The first-hand account of the life, career, and the practices of horror at Auschwitz, written by Auschwitz Kommandant SS Rudolf Hoss as he awaited execution for his crimes. Including his psychological interviews at Nuremberg.
"The Banality of Evil…a Memoir"
This is an autobiographical account read by the actor himself about all that goes into playing one of Shakespeare's greatest and most taxing roles. It is amusing, instructive, empowering, and a great listen that's full of theatrical anecdotes. We are taken on a fascinating journey through the emotional, physical, and intellectual challenges involved in creating one of Shakespeare's darkest and most captivatingly tragic characters.
"Fantastic Insider's Account"
A half-naked woman dead in a ditch. A disappearing pathologist. A teenager run off the road. For a peaceful island, Anglesey is experiencing abnormal levels of crime. What's the connection? DS Dara Brennan has women problems. His boss, Amanda Gold, is embroiled in office politics, and his wife thinks he's a disappointment. And then there's DS Kelly Morgan. As missing-person cases become murder enquiries, Dara must put aside his personal life and focus on the killer's trail.
This special edition of Oscar Wilde's "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" includes several original features. Three textually different versions of "The Ballad" are presented. One of these is the original shorter version of the poem, originally edited by Wilde's good friend, Robbie Ross, for vocal recitation. Wilde's early poem "Humanitad" is also included as it has striking stylistic parallels with "The Ballad" and reveals the continuity of Wilde's work over the duration of his career.
This is a beautiful collection of poetry that translates the 2,000-year-old mythos of Ireland into words that inspire and touch the mind, body, and spirit of any listener. This audio narration includes music between the poems which underscores and enhances the mood of romance and thoughtfulness.
The music and sound effects in this audio version are eerily atmospheric, and the narration by actor Tim Dalgleish brings Bram Stoker's chilling tale vibrantly back to life. This deleted first chapter of the world-famous novel Dracula - not published until two years after Bram Stoker's death - has been unearthed and dusted off and is now as fresh as any corpse could possibly be!
From its early amateur days played in the Corinthian Spirit, Preston North End's "Invincibles" of 1888 and great players like Stanley Matthews and Pelé, to the Premier League glory days of Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsène Wenger, A History of Football is the story of the dominant teams, memorable occasions, and larger-than-life characters that shaped the game throughout its development. For all lovers of the beautiful game, this is an essential reference to its 150-year history.
"Decent quick overview"
Whether it was the Mongols rampaging from the east, the Vandals and Huns laying waste to the Roman Empire or the Saxons and Vikings sweeping down from the north, the idea of the barbarian is one of savagery, destruction and otherness. From Attila the Hun to Genghis Khan, this incredible publication recalls the many legends that surround these fearsome warriors and asks whether today's common perception of barbarian tribes is historically accurate.
The African Congress called him "South Africa's best known and loved hero", a man whose vision was plain, clear and simple: to bring about the abolition of apartheid. He is Nelson Mandela - known affectionately and respectfully during his life by his clan name, Madiba - one of the most remarkable and significant global figures of the past century. This publication tells the story of the man who changed the course of a nation's history.
David Wilson has been a gaucho, a teacher, an artist's agent, a documentary filmmaker, and playwright, but above all, he has been a lifelong political activist. In the 60s he marched to Aldermaston. In the 70s he protested against the Vietnam War and apartheid. In the 80s, with the Lesbian and Gay Liberation Front, he delivered food to striking miners. More recently, he has been active in the anti-war movement.
The Stones of Mithras is a beautiful and evocative book of poetry and prose from author and actor Tim Dalgleish. This contemporary traveler's tale is full of unforgettable historical images of lost and ancient cities (especially those of Spain).