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Gift Ideas for Adults

A Feast of After Dinner Jokes

A Feast of After Dinner Jokes by Bill Stott
published by Exley, 1992

A collection of the funniest jokes and quotes. Ideal for ice-breakers at parties or just for good fun!
54 pages hardback
ISBN 1850152608

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£5.00
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Cakes Men Like

Cakes Men Like by Benjamin Darling
published by Chronicle Books, 1992

50 fun filled recipes
53 pages hardback

ISBN 0811800075

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£12.00
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Like Mother Like Daughter

Like Mother Like Daughter, by David Baird
published by MQP, 2004

Wonderful celebration of the unique bond between mothers and daughters. This books is filled with heartwarming full colour photos from the animal kingdom
95 pages hardback

ISBN 1840726121

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£6.00
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Pussy - For Cats That Should Know Better

Pussy - For Cats That Should Know Better by Stephen Appleton and others
published by Random House, 2004

Essential reading for the cat about town but not for any retiring cat owner - you really don't want to know what Kitty gets up to when he goes out!
128 pages hardback

ISBN 059305346X

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£12.00
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Cakes Men Like

Cakes Men Like by Benjamin Darling
published by Chronicle Books, 1992

50 fun filled recipes
53 pages hardback

ISBN 0811800075

New
£12.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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The Unadulterated Cat

The Unadulterated Cat by Terry Pratchet
cartoons by Grey Jolliffe
published by Gollancz, 2002

A campaign for real cats!
159 pages hardback

ISBN 0752853694

Used like new
£5.00
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Everything I Know About Men I learnt From My Dog

 Everything I Know About Men I learnt From My Dog by Clare Staples
Foreword by Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City
published by Crombie Jardine Publishing Ltd.
2005, 127 pages hardback
ISBN 1905102259

'If you are about to get a dog or a man this is the book for you...a perfect mixture of self help, common sense and good advice.' Elle MacPherson

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£10.00
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The Cat and the Tao

 The Cat and the Tao by Kwong Kuen Shan
published by Atria Books
2002, 186 pages hardback
ISBN 0743453352

This timeless treasure artfully fuses the elegant and playful beauty of cats with the quiet power of ancient Chinese wisdom.

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£12.00
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Crouching Father, Hidden Toddler

 Crouching Father, Hidden Toddler by C W Nevius
illustrated by Beegee Tolpa
published by Chronicle Books
2006, 95 pages hardback
ISBN 9780811852074

A Zen guide for new dads with a tongue in cheek approach to parenting!

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£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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Man Up!

Man Up!, The Real Man's Book of Manly Knowledge
by Rod Green
published by Michael O'Mara Books, 2013

Funnier than most survival guides and more useful than most humorous ones.
150 pages hardback

ISBN 9781782430308

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£7.00
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The Book Of Words

 The Book Of Words by Tim Glynne-Jones
published by Arcturus, 2008
This book takes an entertaining look at words and how we have come to us them. Great book to dip into and browse.
ISBN 9781841939483

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£6.50
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A Passion for Shoes

 A Passion for Shoes by Emma Bowd
published by Ryland Peters and Small, 2002
From divine kitten heels to devilish bejewelled stilettos indulge in the sheer beauty of shoes with this delightful celebrations
ISBN 1841723525

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£5.00
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Fifty Sheds of Grey

 Fifty Sheds of Grey by C.T.Grey
published by Boxtree
Erotica for the not-too-modern male. This parody of the infamous novel is sure to raise a chuckle or too.
'Hurt me!' she begged, raising her skirt as she bent over the workbench. 'Very well,' I replied, 'You've got fat ankles and no dress sense.'
MPN 5014362308686

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£6.50
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A Woman's Work Is Never Done

A Woman's Work Is Never Done by Rowan Barnes-Murphy
published by Helen Exley, 2004
'You've had enough. The kids are squabbling, there's a heap of ironing and your bloke's watching football. Put you feet up and treat yourself with this rebellious little book. You and all fellow slaves will love it!'
ISBN 978186175907

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£3.50
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50 BIG IDEAS SERIES from Quercus

50 Big Ideas

This iconic series covers a plethora of subjects and brings the latest ideas within the reach the non-specialist reader. They cover subjects as diverse as Management and Mathematics or Genetics and Economics.

These books make great coffee table 'dip-into' books and ideal gifts especially for people short on time who want to get easily to grips with often quite complex subjects.

Our selection available in this series is always changing as new stock comes in. If there is a particular title in which you are interested and it's not shown here, please contact us as it might be awaiting listing.

50 Big Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Ben Dupre
published by Quercus, 2009
a perfect introduction to some of the most influential ideas ever perceived
208 pages
ISBN 9781847249869
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Physics Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Joanne Baker
published by Quercus, 2007
a perfect introduction to modern physics for the non-specialist
208 pages
ISBN 9781847241481
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Literature Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by John Sutherland
published by Quercus, 2010
a fresh and challenging overview of literary ideas and theories
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660601
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Economics Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Edmund Conway
published by Quercus, 2009
a lively and relevant exploration of how economics influences every aspect of our lives
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660106
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Psychology Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Adrian Furnham
published by Quercus, 2008
concise and accessible essays explaining the central ideas of psychology
208 pages
ISBN 9781847246561
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Universe Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Joanne Baker
published by Quercus, 2010
from dwarf planets to dark energy and from the Big Bang to the death of stars and even to the detection of life beyond Earth
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660663
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Mathematical Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Tony Crilly
published by Quercus, 2007
a perfect overview of this often daunting but always essential subject. For once, mathematics couldn't be simpler.
208 pages
ISBN 9781847241474
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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50 Religion Ideas
You Really Need To Know

by Peter Stanford
published by Quercus, 2009
will appeal to anyone who wants to understand one of the most powerful and enduring forces shaping our world
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660595
50 Big Ideas

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£10.00
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