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A Short History Of The First World War

A Short History Of The First World War

Author: Gordon Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2014

Claude Monet Masterpieces of Art

Claude Monet Masterpieces of Art

Author: Gordon Kerr, Susie Hodge Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/06/2014

Part of a new series of beautiful gift art books, Claude Monet Masterpieces of Art features all of the popular works of this insightful and experimental artist, from his first inklings as an Impressionist to his later flirtations with Abstract Expressionism. With a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the life and art of one of the most famous artists in the world, the book goes on to showcase his key works in all their glory.

Cthulhu

Cthulhu

Author: Gordon Kerr, John Harlacher, Gwabryel Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2014

Beneath the waves stirs a malevolent, giant kraken-like monster - the terrifying creation of master of horror H.P. Lovecraft. First brought to life as part of his short story 'The Call of Cthulhu', published in the magazine Weird Tales, and later featuring in several of Lovecraft's works, Cthulhu is an iconic figure that has inspired imagination and terrified generations. It's name has come to define the whole mythos built up around Lovecraft's strange worlds and pantheon of monsters that inspire many writers to this day. In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature, movies and even games have been influenced by the terrifying Cthulhu, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.

A Short History Of China

A Short History Of China

Author: Gordon Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2013

Mad Dogs

Mad Dogs

Author: Gordon Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2012

'Two men can keep a secret ...as long as one of them is dead.' Vincent 'Mad Dog' Coll wasn't originally from the Bronx but his mean temper and killer instinct made him the chief enforcer in the Schultz gang. At age 19, he killed an innocent bartender for not buying Schultz's beer, and it wasn't long before he started raiding places with his own gang, robbing Schultz's bootlegging empire. Getting too big for his boots, he shot a !ve-year-old kid by mistake in a bungled attempt to assassinate Shultz's main man in Harlem,Joey Rao. Everyone said it was the Mad Dog's last hit. On the night of February 8, 1932, a man with a Thompson sub-machine gun walked in and pumped him full of lead. He died in a pool of his own blood. This book traces the long violent history of gangs and their hitmen. We journey back in time through the dangerous streets of Elizabethan London ,into the American Wild West and the blood spattered alleyways of prohibition Chicago before heading out on the highway to hell with modern-day motorcyle gangs. Along the way, we encounter some of the most vicious men who ever lived. Contents History of gangs: Elizabethan underworld, Wild West, gangs of New York,; Victorian underworld of London UK gangland: Freddie Foreman, The Krays, Dave Courtney, The Yardies, Mad Frankie Fraser, Lenny McLean The Guvnor, Darby Sabini, William Billy Hill, Albert Dimes, George Cornell, Charlie Richardson, Jack The Hat McVitie US Mafia : Vincent Mad Dog Coll, Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, George Moran, Frank Costello, Vincent Gigante, John Gotti, Frank Locascio, Albert Anselmi, Carlo Gambino, Paul Castellano Motorcycle gangs: Hells Angels: racketeering, drugs and arms trafficking, extortion, murder and prostitution. Rival gangs: Bandidos, Outlaws, Pagans.Sonny Barger, the shooting of Gerry Tobin, Quebec Wars, Gimme Shelter. Also includes: Razor Gangs of Glasgow, Sicilian Ma!a, Jewish Ma!a, Russian Ma!a, Japanese Yakuza, Chinese Triads, Jamaican Yardies

A Short History Of Africa

A Short History Of Africa

Author: Gordon Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2012

Great British Losers: Brazen Bunglers and Heroic Failures

Great British Losers: Brazen Bunglers and Heroic Failures

Author: Gordon Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2010

A Short History Of Europe

A Short History Of Europe

Author: Gordon Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/07/2010

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