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Author: Brookfield, Karen
Author: Pordes, Laurence
Author: British Library
Year 1993
Description: For thousands of years people all over the world have been writing things down. Writing allowed them to keep accounts of their belongings to record their laws their stories and history. To begin with simple pictures were used to stand for objects or convey ideas. Gradually these pictures evolved leading to a variety of scripts and alphabets all over the world. With a series of specially commissioned photographs many of the objects selected from the unrivalled collections of the British Library Writing tells the story of these scripts and the different ways in which they are written. See the delicate brush strokes needed to build up a single Chinese character and the quill pens and inks used by medieval monks as they laboriously hand-copied page after page of manuscript. Discover how book-making has changed since the invention of printing and see
DVD:The Sisters Brothers:2019
Author: DeWitt, Patrick
Year 2019
Description: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English), Subtitles for hard of hearing (English), Audio description Made in 2018 John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star in this Western adventure in which two brothers, Eli and Charlie Sisters (Reilly and Phoenix) set out to take out a gold prospector under the instruction of their boss, the Commodore. With Eli beginning to question their line of work and Charlie succumbing to alcoholism, the brothers begin to struggle with the task ahead of them. Meanwhile, their target Hermann Warm (Riz Ahmed) has concocted a genius but dangerous means of unearthing gold in riverbeds which has gained him both unwanted attention as well as unlikely acquaintances. When Warm and the Sisters brothers eventually cross paths, will Charlie and Eli go through with their plans or discover a lucrative way to make even more money? The cast also includes Jake Gyllenhaal, Rutger Hauer and Carol Kane. Certificate 15
Hardback:Barrie, how a rescue dog and her owner saved each other:2019
Author: Laidlaw, Sean
Year 2019
Description: Barrie was rescued from the rubble by Bomb disposal expert and former soldier Sean Laidlaw. He gradually gained her trust and they soon became inseparable. When Sean's contract to Syria was not renewed and he could not return to her, he raised the funds to bring her home with him. The two created an incredible bond in their three months together, a
Paperback:The Most Epic Book of Maths Ever:2015
Author: Poskitt, Kjartan
Author: Davis, Rob
Year 2015
Description: Originally published: as The murderous maths of everything. 2010 The Most Epic Book of Maths EVER (formerly The Murderous Maths of Everything) is one big book with (nearly) all the answers to everything in maths EVER. Readers can join the cast of crazy characters on a tour of the Murderous Maths building to discover the darkest and deadliest mathematical secrets, including: a sure-fire way how to make birthdays last twice as long, how the number 1 starts fights, how triangles lead to murder, and much more. Maths has never been so much fun!
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