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    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lack of hair, appalling teeth and a name that became rhyming slang for haemorrhoids. Is it not a tad early for a Christmas push? A Hodder & Stoughton spokeswoman offers a firm rebuttal: 'Not at all, sales snowball. The raft of sports books is purely and simply due to the Christmas build up. Sporting biographies sell very, very well at Christmas.' As well as Stiles, Hodder ...

  2. The Tale Of Jack Frost

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The Tale Of Jack Frost by David Melling Hodder Children's Books $140 Spare a thought for goblins. They're always getting a bad rap. Every time you hear about them they're either up to mischief or planning it, and if they're not telling lies they're being hugely economical with the truth. Goblins are so bad that even kindly old Enid Blyton ...


    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Adele Rosi

    ... Sex And The Married Girl Mandi Norwood Hodder Mobius $143 The issue of sex and the single girl is so over, it seems. The big read this summer is about what goes on after you tie the knot. 'We have no hesitation asking our single friends, 'How's your love life?' Cringe at the thought we'd ever ask our married friends, 'So how's your marriage?' ...

  4. Captain Scott

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Holdcroft

    ... Richard Holdcroft Captain Scott by Sir Ranulph Fiennes Hodder and Stoughton $260 After more than 50 biographies of Captain Robert Falcon Scott, is there really room for another? Well yes, perhaps just one- provided it is by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, described by the Guinness Book Of Records as the world's greatest living explorer. The story of Scott's doomed 1912 expedition ...

  5. Spike Milligan

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Holdcroft

    ... Spike Milligan The Biography Humphrey Carpenter Hodder & Stoughton $280 Those born too late to have been fans of the Goon Show may not have found the news of Spike Milligan's death last year particularly significant, but his influence on many of us has been profound. His 50 or so books and countless scripts for radio, TV and stage did much to define what we know ...

  6. The Palace Of Heavenly Pleasure

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Palace Of Heavenly Pleasure by Adam Williams Hodder & Stoughton $155 This is a rollicking monster of a book, a 700-page return to the classical genre of historical novels set in stirring times. It's a tale of love, sex, betrayal, conspiracy and hatred. At the same time, it's a valuable and scholarly examination of what history has come to term the Boxer ...


    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a long way since being the school loner. Still, if he had not locked himself away, there would be no Illmoor Chronicles, which Hodder Children's Books put head to head with Harry Potter. How ... put it back but Hodder thought we could exploit it. Apparently 10 to 20 times as many people are in bookshops when Potter comes out.' The Ratastrophe Catastrophe is a retake on the Pied ...

  8. Christmas stories

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alister McMillan, Diana McPartlin

    ... in 23 years. For something with a little more pace, how about the newly released John Le Carre, Absolute Friends (Hodder and Stoughton)? If you want something that gets the jump on writers ...



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