The Magna Carta has been called the most
important document in history. This book highlights the contexts and
characters around its creation, as well as the people and events that
reiterated its principles, keeping alive a political tradition
protecting rights and freedoms that is still in force today.
Magna Carta Commentaries is not a long boring academic book, yet
contains a great deal of thorough research and original conclusions.
The 48 stories provide detailed insights into medieval life, intriguing
profiles of the characters involved, and overviews of the Charter's
legal and constitutional ramifications down the centuries.
This book is published by MX Publishing and is a
deconstruction and adaptation of TE Lawrence's epic
account of the Arab
Revolt. Lawrence was one of the great military thinkers and adventurers
history and the insights we can take from his philosophy of war are
directly applicable to the world of business, marketing and leadership.
Each lesson in this book provides platforms and guidance for
defeating competition, getting the best out of people, forging stronger
relationships and becoming more creative, emotionally intelligent and
focussed. The book also draws on psychological techniques and
principles from neuro-linguistic programming to improve interpersonal
communication and team spirit. This is further developed with
inspiration and stories from other great thinkers and business leaders
who themselves have struggled and succeeded against the odds.
A comprehensive compilation of religious verse from
some of the finest writers in the English language. This book showcases
a wealth of work from writers such as Shakespeare, Donne, Wordsworth,
Blake, Byron, D.H. Lawrence, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy and a host of
literary greats. The poems provide food for thought and renewed
significance in a world where the need to reconcile modern life with
spiritual well-being is greater than ever before.
Concealed Drives is a collection of poems framing
thoughts and lamentations on bygone eras in North East England. The poems
jump from locales to personal scenarios, recalling the history of the places
and the accompanying intransigent decline through stark and eery glimpses
into lives and habitats. The tone is at times melancholic, irreverent, honest, insightful while
sometimes brutal and nihilistic, providing a refreshing alternative to the
gushing sentimentality that so often characterises works on regional themes.
The idea of a formerly thriving North East is contrasted with an often ironic
and regretful post-modern outlook. At once solemn and at other times striking,
the highly crafted forms are woven from the heart and reflect a life deeply
connected to the subject matter.
Jerome Hanratty (1930-2013) lived through the depression, wartime and
subsequent phases of development, decay and regeneration, and this experience
combined through the lens of an English teacher, dramatist and lover of the
North East, provides a masterful collection of reflections.
Rivalry, honour, murder and vengeance, Highlander
Jamie MaCraile faces the ultimate tests of love and power, destiny and
Chief of the Name and Clan is a swashbuckling 17th century story
documenting the desperate struggle between two Scottish clans in the
aftermath of the English Civil War.
In 2006 Warren Buffett decided to give away most
of his fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In this
exclusive series of conversations and koans, Warren explains to Bill
the motivation behind his decision and outlines his profound attitude
towards life, success and happiness.
A philosophical fantasy novel in the mould of
The Alchemist. In progress....