Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

Mad  Bad and Dangerous to Know Author Ranulph Fiennes
ISBN-10 9781848944404
Release 2009-11-26
Pages 300
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Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pounds for charity and been awarded a polar medal and an OBE. He has been an elite soldier, an athlete, a mountaineer, an explorer, a bestselling author and nearly replaced Sean Connery as James Bond. In his autobiography he describes how he led expeditions all over the world and became the first person to travel to both poles on land. He tells of how he discovered the lost city of Ubar in Oman and attempted to walk solo and unsupported to the North Pole - the expedition that cost him several fingers, and very nearly his life. Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes OBE, 3rd Baronet, looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour.



Mad

Mad Author Chloé Esposito
ISBN-10 9781405928809
Release 2017-06-15
Pages 400
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Mad makes the utterly outrageous a glittering, sun-soaked reality - get set for the wildest ride of your life . . . Alvina Knightly: Uncensored. Unhinged. Unforgettable. 'There's something you should know before we go any further: my heart is in the wrong place. Now don't say I didn't warn you . . .' Perhaps that's why nothing in Alvie's life has ever gone right? Until now. She can finally abandon her credit card debt - and her fruitless three-way relationship with Tinder and Twitter - when fate gives her the chance to steal her identical twin's perfect life. It's just a shame Beth had to die to make Alvie's dreams come true. So begin seven days of sex, violence and unapologetic selfies - one wild week that sees Alvie break every rule in the book. She never did have much respect for boundaries. It might be madness, but rules are meant to be broken. Right? Mad is the first in the sexy, shocking and compulsively readable Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know trilogy. Praise for Mad: 'Raunchy, fun' Guardian 'The new Gone Girl' Telegraph 'The must-have beach read for millennials this summer' Telegraph 'Pure, unadulterated entertainment. There is nothing Chloé Esposito's Alvie won't do. Strap in for a fun, fast and fresh read' Ali Land, author of Sunday Times bestseller Good Me Bad Me 'This summer's raciest read' Telegraph



Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

Mad  Bad and Dangerous to Know Author Karl Shaw
ISBN-10 9781472136701
Release 2017-04-13
Pages 416
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The alarming history of the British, and European, aristocracy - from Argyll to Wellington and from Byron to Tolstoy, stories of madness, murder, misery, greed and profligacy. From Regency playhouses, to which young noblemen would go simply in order to insult someone to provoke a duel that might further their reputation, to the fashionable gambling clubs or 'hells' which were springing up around St James's in the mid-eighteenth century, the often bizarre doings of aristocrats. An eighteenth-century English gentleman was required to have what was known as 'bottom', a shipping metaphor that referred to stability. Taking part in a duel was a bold statement that you had bottom. William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne certainly had bottom, if not a complete set of gonads following his duel with Colonel Fullarton, MP for Plympton. Both men missed with their first shots, but the colonel fired again and shot off Shelborne's right testicle. Despite being hit, Shelborne deliberately discharged his second shot in the air. When asked how he was, the injured Earl coolly observed his wound and said, 'I don't think Lady Shelborne will be the worse for it.' The cast of characters includes imperious, hard-drinking and highly volatile Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, who is remembered today as much for his brilliant scientific career as his talent for getting involved in bizarre mishaps, such as his death as a result of his burst bladder; the Marquess of Queensberry, a side-whiskered psychopath, who, on a luxury steamboat in Brazil, in a row with a fellow passenger over the difference between emus and ostriches, and knocked him out cold; and Thomas, 2nd Baron Lyttelton, a Georgian rake straight out of central casting, who ran up enormous gambling debts, fought duels, frequented brothels and succumbed to drug and alcohol addiction. Often, such rakes would be swiftly packed off on a Grand Tour in the hope that travel would bring about maturity. It seldom did.



Women in British Cinema

Women in British Cinema Author Sue Harper
ISBN-10 9781441134981
Release 2000-06-01
Pages 272
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This book takes a broad perspective and analyses the ways in which the British film industry has dealt with women and their creativity from 1930 to the present. The first part of the book deals comprehensively with different historical periods in British film culture, showing how the 'agency' of production company, director, distribution company or scriptwriter can bring about new patterns of female stereotyping. The second part looks at the input of women workers into the film process. It assesses the work of women in a variety of roles: directors such as Wendy Toye and Sally Potter, producers such as Betty Box, scriptwriters such as Clemence Dane and Muriel Box, costume designers such as Shirley Russell and Jocelyn Rickards, and editors and art directors. This is a polemical book which is written in a lively and often confrontational manner. It uses fresh archival material and takes energetic issue with those explanatory models of film analysis which impose easy answers onto complex material.



Mad bad and dangerous to know

Mad  bad and dangerous to know Author Sean Manchester
ISBN-10 UOM:39015029541078
Release 1992-06-03
Pages 191
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Mad bad and dangerous to know has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mad bad and dangerous to know also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mad bad and dangerous to know book for free.



Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

Mad  Bad and Dangerous to Know Author Ranulph Fiennes
ISBN-10 0340951834
Release 2007
Pages 402
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Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pounds for charity and been awarded a polar medal and an OBE. He has been an elite soldier, an athlete, a mountaineer, an explorer, a bestselling author and nearly replaced Sean Connery as James Bond. In his autobiography he describes how he led expeditions all over the world and became the first person to travel to both poles on land. He tells of how he discovered the lost city of Ubar in Oman and attempted to walk solo and unsupported to the South Pole - the expedition that cost him several fingers, and very nearly his life. His latest challenge is to climb the north face of the Eiger, one of the most feared mountaineering feats in the world, which he will describe in a gripping final chapter. In this fascinating book Sir Ranulph Twistleton-Wickham-Fiennes OBE, 3rd Baronet, looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour.



Lord Byron

Lord Byron Author Elizabeth Eisenberg
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105040896065
Release 1987-09-01
Pages 51
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Lord Byron has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Lord Byron also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Lord Byron book for free.



Navigator

Navigator Author Richard Cookson
ISBN-10 OCLC:811000281
Release 2008
Pages 15
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Navigator has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Navigator also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Navigator book for free.



Lord Byron and Lady Caroline Lamb

Lord Byron and Lady Caroline Lamb Author Joanne Hayle
ISBN-10 1536977187
Release 2016-08-08
Pages 78
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The poet Lord Byron became a star overnight, he was the toast of Regency society, adored by women who clamoured to meet him. When he met the married Lady Caroline Lamb, the niece of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, in 1812 scandalous passions were ignited. Regency England bore witness to their public displays of indifference and criticism while privately Byron and Caro carried out an intense affair that led to talk of an elopement. After Lord Byron ended their relationship, Lady Caroline Lamb's obessive behaviour, her improbable but public suicide attempt, substance abuse and questions about her sanity marked the rest of her life. She wrote as passionately as she felt, Glenarvon, was a fictional and melodramatic account of her relationship with the infamous Lord Byron. He wrote about and to her in his poems after his passions cooled, sometimes using hateful comments. Byron went on to marry and have several more lovers, male and female, scandal followed him wherever he went. So, was Lord Byron mad, bad and dangerous to know and when did Caroline coin this phrase? How did Caroline's husband, William Lamb, later Lord Melbourne, Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister, react to such a public embarrassment? Were the rumours about Byron's passions true? Find out in this book about one of the most passionate affairs in English history and the resulting public and literary outbursts between two fiery and larger than life figures. Their compelling story could have been written in a regency romance novel.



Dangerous to Know

Dangerous to Know Author Chloé Esposito
ISBN-10 9781405928854
Release 2018-10-04
Pages 400
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Book 3 in the Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know trilogy featuring Alvie Knightly. Optioned for film by Universal Studios.



Dangerous to Know

Dangerous to Know Author Mary Jo Putney
ISBN-10 045122020X
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 323
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Innocent Caroline Hanscombe loves Captain Richard Davenport but finds herself succumbing to the ruthless will of Jason Kincaid, Baron Radford, who will do anything to wed her in The Diabolical Baron, while gambler Andrew Kane is given a reprieve from the noose when he is rescued by a beautiful widow, in "Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know." Original. 25,000 first printing.



Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

Mad  Bad and Dangerous to Know Author Herschel Prins
ISBN-10 9781906534837
Release 2010-05-01
Pages 164
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A book by a leading exponent of work with mentally disordered offenders charting key events in a fifty year career, which will be of particular interest to criminal psychologists, psychiatrists, probation officers, social workers, judges, magistrates, criminologists, and all students of crime and punishment. From a relatively modest background, Herschel Prins rose to become a leading authority on forensic work with offenders suffering from mental disorder. In this frank and heartfelt account, he traces his journey from ‘main grade’ probation officer, Home Office civil servant, trainer and inspector to top level positions within academic institutions (notably at Leicester University and Loughborough University), with the Parole Board, key nationwide committees, inquiries and beyond. His ‘reflections’ on a life geared to enhancing knowledge and understanding in this sphere contain unique insights for practitioners and general readers alike - and words of wisdom for the Criminal Justice System as it enters the second decade of the 21st century. Praise for Herschel Prins ‘In a field prone to disappointment and disillusion he continues to stimulate and inspire’: Sir Michael Day OBE ‘I can think of no-one more instrumental at the pivotal meeting point of crime, criminal justice and mental disorder’: Andrew Rutherford ‘A monument to unassertive sanity’: Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC ‘One of my heroes’: David Wilson From the Foreword 'Herschel has spent his professional life working with the troubled and the troublesome, the unloved (and the often unlovely) where the consistent theme of his work has been to combine the practical with an awareness of what is possible when one works with mentally disordered offenders. Why choose that life and these clients? What demands has that choice made on him, his family, his colleagues? . . . Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know sets out to answer these – and other – questions': David Wilson



Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

Mad  Bad and Dangerous to Know Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:924571598
Release 1976
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Performances of "Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know" by Ron Blair, a drama based on Lord Byron, part of the 1976 Adelaide Festival of Arts in association with Nimrod Theatre, directed by Richard Wherrett, solo performance by John Bell.



Russell Brand

Russell Brand Author Dave Stone
ISBN-10 184454396X
Release 2007
Pages 264
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The summer of 2006 belonged to Russell Brand. From being the commentator on Big Brother to upstaging Jonathan Ross on the chat show king's own programme, there was no escaping Russell's lewd, innuendo-laden humour. This is the biography of Russell Brand.



Mad Bad and Dangerous in Plaid

Mad  Bad  and Dangerous in Plaid Author Suzanne Enoch
ISBN-10 9781466838437
Release 2015-03-03
Pages 352
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She used to be mad about him. In Mad, Bad, and Dangerous in Plaid by New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Enoch, high-spirited Rowena MacLawry has come to the Highlands after a spectacularly successful debut Season in London, and has made it painfully clear that she's outgrown her girlhood obsession with Lachlan MacTier. That's just fine with him, as he never had any intention of marrying the lass anyway! Yet how can he ignore the fact that the once rough and tumble Winnie has become a very fashionable-and incredibly desirable-young woman... And now he's got it bad... Brawny, rugged Lachlan is nothing like the aristocratic English gentlemen who pursued Winnie-with a passion-in London. Three months away was more than enough to show her a world infinitely more glamorous than the untamed Scottish Highlands-and her beloved childhood crush. But now that she's decided to find a prospective husband with a bit more polish, could Lachlan finally appreciate her charms? And is it remotely possible to ignore the wild attraction she feels for him? "One of my very favorite authors." -Julia Quinn



A Mad Bad and Dangerous People

A Mad  Bad  and Dangerous People Author Boyd Hilton
ISBN-10 9780199218912
Release 2008-06-19
Pages 784
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Boyd Hilton examines the changes in politics and society in the years 1783-1846, showing how the raffish and rakish style of eighteenth-century society, having reached a peak in the Regency, then succumbed to the new norms of respectability popularly known as 'Victorianism'.



Mad Bad and Dangerous

Mad  Bad and Dangerous Author Spike Webb
ISBN-10 1844549844
Release 2010
Pages 275
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From the story of the drummer who had to fly separately from the rest of Oasis because they thought he was bad luck, to the drummer who drummed his way out of prison Never have so many famous drummers been gathered together in one place--this is the ultimate collection of stories about legendary drummers, and they are guaranteed to be stories fans have not heard before. Drummer and writer Spike Webb has spent more than three years meeting fellow drummers in bars, clubs, and cafes, shooting the breeze for a couple of hours, and extracting anecdote after anecdote for posterity. This is truly a labor of love--and somebody had to do it. The stories here are about drummers like Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, Don Powell of Slade, Adam Facek of Babyshambles, Steve White who worked with Paul Weller, Topper Headon of the Clash, Woody of Madness, and world-class session players like Toto drummer Simon Phillips. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes poignant, but always entertaining, this is the ultimate insight into what it really means to be a drummer, and an explanation, at last, for what really makes someone do a 20 minute solo.