Eight years, the drought lasted. Marlborough's hills bleached straw-yellow then became ash, so bare the earth's bones poked through, dusty and crumbling. Day after day, the sky was a relentless, empty blue. Sometimes we co... read more

The Resilient Farmer: Weathering the Challenges of Life and the Land
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'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now belongs to the crowd on your doorstep. Then the drums begin to beat.' As the land invasions gather pace, the Retzlaffs b... read more

One Hundred and Four Horses
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The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world. On 29 March 1849, the ten-year-old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mi... read more

Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Famous Diamond
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Diana Wichtel was born in Vancouver. Her mother was a New Zealander, her father a Polish Jew who had jumped off a train to the Treblinka death camp and hidden from the Nazis until the end of the war. When Diana was 13 she moved to New Ze... read more

Driving To Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father
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Awards:Shortlisted for British Book Industry Awards Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2016.

"Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection" Henry David Thoreau Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so ancient, so universal,... read more

Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way
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"The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed". (DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate). In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured... read more

The Choice : Embrace the Possible
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Since the arrival on the market of Patricia Thompson and Betty Maloney's two previous books, THE GAME OF MAH JONG ILLUSTRATED and IMPROVE YOU MAH JONG, a wide range of hands from many parts of the world has been sent to them. In this player's companion th... read more

The Mah Jong Player's Companion
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In 1962 a young New Zealander left home for a one year trip to Europe. He returned some 20 years later with a wife, four children and the internationally renowned tour company -- Contiki Holidays. Written by the founder of Contiki, 'Only ... read more

Only Two Seats Left : The Incredible Contiki Story
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The Handy Box of Knots
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Series:Picador classics

With an introduction by Anne EnrightShortlisted for the Guardian First Book award, a story of civil war and a family's unbreakable bond.How you see a country depends on whether you are driving through it, or live in it. How you see a country depends on... read more

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
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