- 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.
- Scrabble Words
Every Word Counts Settle all those Scrabble squabbles with Scrabble Words from Collins, the NEW authority on Scrabble. Compiled using the Bank of English, the world's largest language database, Scrabble Words is the most comprehensive Scrabble wordlist ever, including World English from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, UK and USA in a single list. Collins Scrabble dictionaries endorsed by Mattel and are an essential reference for all Scrabble players, from keen tournament players to families playing with children. SCRABBLE (R) is a registered trademark of J. W. Spear & Sons Ltd., a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (c) 2005 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- A Day in the Life of the NHL
To some, March 23, 1996, may have just been another Saturday, but for 26 National Hockey League teams, more than 600 professional hockey players, countless men and women behind the scenes and millions of fans, March 23 will be forever remembered as A Day in the Life of: The National Hockey League.
During the heat of pre-playoff competition, 80 of the world's best sports and lifestyle photographers set out to create images depicting the thrill and excitement of the National Hockey League. Beginning at 12 a.m., these renowned photographers sought out the essence and spirit of "the Coolest Game on Earth," not only through the players but also through the fans, officials, families, media, past NHLers and the countless others for whom NHL hockey is more than just a game. They captured the mounting excitement as the ice was prepped, the sticks taped, the microphones checked and as 18 teams prepared both mentally and physically for nine games across North America: They also covered the eight other teams as they traveled, practiced and prepared for their games in days ahead. The resulting visual celebration, with over 300 photographs created both on and off the ice, presents a never-before-seen look at A Day in the Life of: The National Hockey League.
In addition to dramatic photographs of game action, A Day in the Life of: The National Hockey League features candid portraits of some of hockey's current superstars, including Wayne Gretzky, Pavel Bure, Brett Hull and Mario Lemieux.
Also featured are coaches, such as Mike Keenan and Scotty Bowman, former hockey greats such as Denis Potvin and Henri Richard as well as a look into the NHL offices as they prepare for A Day in the Life of: The National Hockey League. These captivating photographs are accompanied by essays written by some of North America's foremost sports writers. With a foreword by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, A Day in the Life of: The National Hockey League is a tribute to NHL hockey throughout North America, both in words and pictures.
Former editor of The Times, the late William Rees-Mogg was a pivotal figure of post-war Britain. Here he recounts the remarkable story of his life.
As editor of The Times (his glory years), journalist, commentator, Chairman of the Arts Council, and, later, Chairman of the Broadcasting Standards Council (when he was accused of censorship), the William Rees-Mogg spent his life at the centre of events in politics and journalism.
Often controversial, his strong, fiercely defended opinions went to the heart of the problems of the day. From his famous defence of Mick Jagger on a charge of possessing cannabis, to his recent criticism of the morality behind the war in Kosovo and defence of monetarism, his writing demanded attention, to the point of becoming newsworthy in itself.
He knew the people who shaped our time, from royalty to presidents, business magnates and religious leaders, and his unique insider perspective is here used to great effect, with perceptive, provocative recollections of people such as Rab Butler, Margaret Thatcher, Anthony Eden, Shirley Williams, Roy Jenkins, Robin Day, Rupert Murdoch and many more.
From an early age his life was filled with incident - among the many anecdotes are the stories of the Bristol Blitz; his doomed attempts to enter politics; writing speeches for Anthony Eden during Suez; hiring burglars to uncover corruption in the Met; an eventful stay at Chequers with Harold Wilson; how Rupert Murdoch amused the Queen at lunch; and how Harold Macmillan impressed Ronald Reagan at dinner.
His colourful and illuminating memoirs offer a wonderfully readable life of one of the great characters of the age.
- Patriot games
Jack Ryan returns to take on Irish terrorists in Clancy's third No 1 bestselling thriller - now reissued with a new cover. When Ryan foils an Ulster Liberation Army terrorist attack on the Prince of Wales and his family, his courageous actions not only win him the admiration of an entire nation, they also arouse the enmity and hatred of that nation's most dangerous men. Now a ULA target himself, Jack Ryan plunges into the murky world of counter-intelligence, where he uncovers a connection between the ULA and an international underground network that places him at the forefront of the deadly battle against international terrorism, and pitches him into the most desperate struggle of his life...