Real England

Author: Paul Kingsnorth
Publisher: Portobello Books
ISBN: 1846274338
Size: 20.19 MB
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Real England from the Author: Paul Kingsnorth. We see the signs around us every day: the chain cafés and mobile phone outlets that dominate our high streets; the disappearance of knobbly carrots from our supermarket shelves; and the headlines about yet another traditional industry going to the wall. For the first time, here is a book that makes the connection between these isolated, incremental local changes and the bigger picture of a nation whose identity is being eroded. As he travels around the country meeting farmers, fishermen and the inhabitants of Chinatown, Paul Kingsnorth reports on the kind of conversations that are taking place in country pubs and corner shops across the land – while reminding us that these quintessentially English institutions may soon cease to exist.

The Real England

Author: Cassidy Clay
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781496194121
Size: 38.58 MB
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The Real England from the Author: Cassidy Clay. The Stuff They Won't Include in Any Tourist Guide: The Real England is a concise, direct, and not-so-gentle window into the depths of the leftovers of the world's once greatest empire. It is told from the perspective of one lone (or not so lone) long term visitor. It informs one of the dregs of the country and helps to explain quaint British oddities such as the crack addicted chav.

England England

Author: Julian Barnes
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407065432
Size: 43.27 MB
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England England from the Author: Julian Barnes. Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 As every schoolboy knows, you can fit the whole of England on the Isle of Wight. Grotesque, visionary tycoon Sir Jack Pitman takes the saying literally and does exactly that. He constructs on the island 'The Project', a vast heritage centre containing everything 'English', from Big Ben to Stonehenge, from Manchester United to the white Cliffs of Dover. The project is monstrous, risky, and vastly successful. In fact, it gradually begins to rival 'Old' England and even threatens to supersede it... One of Barnes's finest and funniest novels, England, England calls into question the idea of replicas, truth vs fiction, reality vs art, nationhood, myth-making, and self-exploration.

Introduction To Real Itsm

Author: Rob England
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1409223000
Size: 78.10 MB
Format: PDF
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Introduction To Real Itsm from the Author: Rob England. This book is for those who work in Information Technology (IT) and for those who have IT done to them. Service Management is all the rage in IT at the moment, hence "ITSM". The leading description of ITSM is ITIL®. This book is not about ITIL. Really. Real ITSM⢠is a tongue-in-cheek satirical look at what the real-life practices might be, as compared to the idealised models in frameworks like ITIL or COBIT or ISO20000 or ... "[My wife] read the introduction and said it was the first IT book that held her interest past page two" Change Manager, postal service"I experienced numerous moments of amusement, humor and outright hilarity, which made reading this book at my desk during work hours a bit difficult." Bob GrinsellFor more on Real ITSM (and more samples from the book!) come to the Real ITSM website.

Real Christianity

Author: Bob Beltz
Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
ISBN: 9780830743117
Size: 39.51 MB
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Real Christianity from the Author: Bob Beltz. Just in time for the release of Amazing Grace, the movie about the life of William Wilberforce, is this edition of his classic book from 1797, Real Christianity, paraphrased in modern language and made more accessible to contemporary readers. This is the book that helped abolish the slave trade in the United Kingdom, and called Christians to live a more authentic life of faith more than 200 years ago. The timeless truths it contains will speak to readers in fresh ways today. Christians who eschew cultural Christianity in favor of a real faith in Christ will find the principles here thought-provoking and applicable. The social justice orientation will appeal to readers of Jim Wallis, Os Guinness, Charles Colson, Shane Claiborne, John Perkins, Bono, and Nancy Pearcy. Readers will also find the book is a good litmus test of the authenticity of their own faith.