Saturday 13th of April 2024

Book List November 2018

This month’s book list includes the final book from one of the greatest minds in history, the true story of the first ever thoroughbred and sixty awesome no-bake cheesecake recipes.

1. Life on the Edge: Tristan Voorspuy’s Fatal Love of Africa – The true story of Tristan Voorspuy – ‘one of the last stylishly mad people in Kenya’ £12.07

2. The Byerley Turk: The True Story of the First Thoroughbred –  In 1678, a beautiful mahogany bay Karaman colt is foaled in a stable on a feudal landholding in the Balkans. Yet this is no ordinary colt: this is a colt with a destiny. £9.99

3. The Racing Man’s Bedside Book – Julian Bedford, racing journalist, has delved deep and searched wide to bring together a bedside book that must be the perfect gift and bedside companion for every racing man and woman. £18.95

4. Horse Games: One Man’s Search for the Tribal Horse Games of Asia and Africa – Bob Thompson travels to some of the world s most remote places to fulfil his passion for seeing, while they still remain, the last vestiges of the skills of the war horse. £14.01

5. The Wonky Donkey – The book behind the viral internet sensation of a granny reading this story to her grandchild, viewed over 3 million times. £5.24

6. Lady of the Chase: The Life and Hunting Diaries of Daphne Moore – As well as portraying the golden days of hunting pre-WWII, Daphne covers the darkest of times in the countryside and her own personal life as war broke out and packs struggled to survive. £17.07

7. Right Royal – irresistible racing ballad, written by former Poet Laureate John Masefield, about a dream which turned into a feat of madness: a folly familiar to many in the world of gambling! £18.43

8. Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet – a story of love, hope and compassion, and about rejoicing in the bond between humans and animals that makes us the very best we can be. £10.00

9. Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking – the final book from one of the greatest minds in history, is a personal view on the challenges we face as a human race, and where we, as a planet, are heading next. £11.24

10. Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life – Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career – and now his 85th year. £7.99

11. Pleesecakes: 60 AWESOME no-bake cheesecake recipes – inventive toppings and out-of-this-world flavour combinations will have you drooling with anticipation, and they couldn’t be easier to make. £9.49

12. Up: My Life’s Journey to the Top of Everest – Part memoir, part thrilling adventure, Ben and Marina’s account of his ascent to the roof of the world is told with their signature humour and warmth, as well as with profound compassion. £12.41

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