This book offers a unique analysis of the wide-ranging responses of British novelists to the East-West conflict. Hammond analyses the treatment of such geopolitical currents as communism, nuclearism, clandestinity, decolonisation and US superpowerdom, and explores the literary forms which writers developed to capture the complexities of the age.
It is Jade's first day at school in Cool Clive and the Little Pest. Clive promises to keep an eye on her. It isn't easy looking after your little sister and Clive soon finds himself in big trouble. TreeTops Fiction contains a wide range of quality stories enabling children to explore and develop their own reading tastes and interests. It contains stories from a variety of genres including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction. These exciting stories are ideal for introducing children to a wide selection of authors and illustrators. There is huge variety to ensure every reader finds books they will enjoy and can read. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
When the keeper of Twin Rocks Lighthouse is the last to hear a secret kept hidden by the town's people, he proves how deadly the forces of Mother Nature can be in, The Keeper. After discovering a mysterious treehouse deep within the bayou, four friends learn that sometimes-scary legends can be true in, The Forbidden Treehouse. Having traveled ten million lights years from earth and landing on the planet dubbed, LBX One Nine, the crew of Deep Space Voyager sets out on an exploration into the strange barren landscape. However, the excitement of their new discovery quickly turns to horror when they find they are not alone in, The Other Side of Here. These are just a few of the six tales of terror featured in Fiction in a Flash! (plus an added bonus tale not found in the Ebook version!) With each tale based on a different theme and under 1,500 words, you're sure to find a story to satisfy your hunger for something new and different to read . . . in a flash!
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