- The Times Quick Crossword Book 3
Give your memory a workout and hone your general knowledge with 80 definition-style puzzles from The Times2 section. Containing 80 definition-style puzzles all reflecting the T2's unique style, and encompassing a wide range of topics from geography, to literature, history and culture, this collection will test your word power and boost your general knowledge to boot. Compiled by the T2 Crossword Editor and taken from the T2 section of The Times, these quick accessible puzzles are utterly absorbing and addictive, yet concise enough to be completed on the move. With clues that are satisfyingly skilful and solutions helpfully provided at the back of the book, Times T2 Crossword Book 3 is guaranteed to entertain your brain. Previously published as The Times T2 Crossword book 3.
- Wombat Goes Walkabout
While looking for his mother, Wombat meets many animals that are not impressed with his talent for digging and thinking, but when a fire approaches, they change their minds.
- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Agatha Christie's most daring crime mystery - an early and particularly brilliant outing of Hercule Poirot, `The Murder of Roger Ackroyd', with its legendary twist, changed the detective fiction genre for ever. Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish the letter, he was stabbed to death...
- The Sun Word Games Book 4
The fourth collection in a new series of word games books, taken from the daily column in The Sun newspaper. The Sun Word Games Book 4 is the latest collection of brainteasers and word puzzles. Every day in The Sun, in addition to the crossword, readers are further challenged with Word Workout, Sundial and Name Game. Word Workout is a fiendish clueless crossword, Sundial a test of vocabulary skills (can you make more than 40 words from the letters o, m, r, p, i, n, a, t and y?) and Name Game a cunning general knowledge and trivia quiz. With 80 examples of each game, laid out in a clear and attractive design, The Sun Word Games Book 4is an exciting, mind-expanding and challenging alternative to conventional crossword and puzzle books.
- The Naked Civil Servant
In this autobiography, Quentin Crisp describes his unhappy childhood and the stresses of adolescence that led him to London. There in bedsits and cafes he found a world of brutality and comedy, of shortlived jobs and precarious relationships. All of which he faced with humour and intelligence.