Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. As his memory begins to fail, she embarks on a quest to unravel his story, and soon finds herself in a far more.
A secret history of China – a fresh new way of thinking about a people, a civilisation, an epic story. The Water Kingdom takes us on a grand journey through China’s past and present, offering a unique window through which we .
The idea of a trained cat seems a contradiction in terms. As domestic pets, cats have evolved very differently from dogs: naturally solitary, wary, easily threatened by newcomers, they are attached to place rather than people.