Related to: 'The Hunter'

MacLehose Press

The House with the Stained-Glass Window

Zanna Sloniowska
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Zanna Sloniowska

Amid the turbulence of 20th century Lviv, meet four generations of women from the same fractious family, living beneath one roof and each striving to find their way across the decades of upheaval in an ever-shifting city. First there is Great-Granma, tiny and terrifying, shaped by a life of exile, hardship and doomed love, now fighting to keep her iron grip on the lives of her daughter, granddaughter and great-granddaughter. Then there is Aba, arthritic but devoted; cowed and despised by her mother, her one chance of happiness thwarted and her hopes of studying painting crushed. Thirdly, Marianna, the brilliant opera star: bold, beautiful and a fearless crusader for Ukrainian independence, who is shot during a demonstration and whose life and martyrdom casts a shadow upon the young life of the fourth and final woman, her daughter.More important even than these four women though is the character of the city of Lviv (or Lwów, or Lvov, depending on the point in history). A city of markets and monuments, streets and spires, where history and the present collide, civilisations clash and stories rise up on every corner. Translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Quercus

Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen
Authors:
Menno Schilthuizen
Quercus

Myths in Minutes

Neil Philip
Authors:
Neil Philip
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The Runner

Peter May
Authors:
Peter May
MacLehose Press

The Longest Night

Otto de Kat
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Otto de Kat
Quercus

Ivory

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park
Quercus

Far Horizon

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park
Quercus

Safari

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park

A volatile Zimbabwe and the jungles of the Congo are the battlefields for a deadly game of cat and mouse in Africa's wildlife wars.Canadian researcher Michelle Parker jumps at the chance to visit the famed mountain gorillas, but she is wary of the man offering it, a professional big game hunter, Fletcher Reynolds. He represents everything that she has fought against - the slaughter of animals for material gain - but she is reassured by his apparent support for the stamping out of poaching.Ex-SAS officer Shane Castle has been recruited by Fletcher to spearhead the anti-poaching campaign. Shane has seen what bullets can do to both man and animal. He makes Michelle start to doubt the choices she has made.

Quercus

Zambezi

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park
Quercus

The Prey

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park
Quercus

Dark Heart

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park
Quercus

Betrayed

Anna Smith
Authors:
Anna Smith

Quercus

Screams in the Dark

Anna Smith
Authors:
Anna Smith

Quercus

African Dawn

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park

Quercus

African Sky

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park

Quercus

'I Have a Dream'

Terry Breverton
Authors:
Terry Breverton

Quercus

The Delta

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park

Quercus

Silent Predator

Tony Park
Authors:
Tony Park

British Defence Minister Robert Greeves - vanished without a trace.In a luxury private safari lodge in Kruger National Park, Detective Sergeant and Protection Officer Tom Furey can't believe this happened on his watch, when he had his eye on a pretty girl rather than on the job.Knowing his career is on the line, Furey vows not to stop until Greeves is found - dead or alive. He and his South African counterpart, the attractive Inspector Sannie Van Rensburg, go against official orders and start the search for the suspected band of terrorists through the outer limits of the National Park to the coastal waters of Mozambique. Tom must assume nothing and trust no one, as the silent predator is about to pounce.

Elaine Proctor

Elaine Proctor was born in South Africa. She became involved in the anti-apartheid movement as a teenager and filmed several political documentaries up until 1986, when the political situation made it impossible for her to continue and she left to study at the National Film and Television School in Britain. She has made several films, including On The Wire (winner of the British Film Institute's Sutherland Trophy) and Friends (selected by the Cannes Film Festival and winner of the Mention Speciale - Prix de Camera D'Or), has written a series for the BBC and published two novels, Rhumba and The Savage Hour. She sits on the chapter for screenwriting at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and is a member of the Writer's Guild of Great Britain. Elaine lives in Queen's Park, London.

Tony Park

Australian writer Tony Park fell in love with South Africa on a short trip in 1995. He is a major in the Australian Army Reserve and has worked in journalism and PR, including six months in Afghanistan as PR officer for the Australian ground forces. Tony and his wife Nicola now divide their time between Sydney and the African bush.