In the spring of 587 AD two monks set off on an extraordinary journey that would take them in an arc across the entire Byzantine world from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. On t...
Junk Medicine ased on his experience as a prison doctor and as a psychiatrist in a large general hospital in Birmingham, Dr. Dalrymple argues that addiction to heroin is not an illness at all, and tha...
Description Junk Medicine ased on his experience as a prison doctor and as a psychiatrist in a large general hospital in Birmingham, Dr. Dalrymple argues that addiction to heroin is not an illness at all, and tha... more
One of the most successful, influential and acclaimed travel books of recent years. At the age of twenty-two, William Dalrymple left his college in Cambridge to travel to the ruins of Kublai Khan's st...
As Dalrymple's first book In Xanadu" traversed thousands of miles now he traverses thousands of years. In the course of 12 months in Delhi he peels back the successive encrusting layers of history usi...
Description Pages: 128, Edition: 2nd Revised edition, Paperback, Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd more
Contains explanations of how to leverage the powerful underlying technologies. This book covers aspects of multi-threading, interprocess communication, networking, performance tuning, distributed obje...
Description Pages: 160, Hardcover, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd more
AdvantagesBeautifully written, compelling story
AdvantagesAn entertaining, engaging and thought-provoking travelogue.
DisadvantagesNone to speak of.
DisadvantagesNot quite what I'd expected from the title