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A Five Year Sentence
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Bernice Rubens
Categories: Fiction in English, 1945- - Texts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher:

A Booker Prize runner up. Miss Hawkins looked at her watch. It was 2.30. If everything went to plan, she would be dead by six o'clock. But instead, having been sentenced to live, she embarked on a mission to taste life's secret pleasures. The author won the Booker Prize for
A Five Year Sentence
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Bernice Rubens
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-04 - Publisher: A&C Black

'Miss Hawkins looked at her watch. It was two-thirty. If everything went according to schedule, she could safely reckon to be dead by six o'clock.' But by the day's end, events have taken a dramatic turn and Miss Hawkins is sentenced to live. Forcibly retired, she is presented by her
The Elected Member
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Bernice Rubens
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Abacus

Norman is the clever one of a close-knit Jewish family in the East End of London. Infant prodigy; brilliant barrister; the apple of his parents' eyes . . . until at forty-one he becomes a drug addict, confined to his bedroom, at the mercy of his hallucinations and paranoia. For
Crooked Talk
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Jonathon Green
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-02 - Publisher: Random House

The language of crime has a long and venerable history - in fact, the first collection of words specifically used by criminals, Hye-Way to the Spittel House, dates from as early as 1531. Jonathon Green is our national expert on slang, and in Crooked Talk he looks at five hundred
Issues in Law and Economics
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Harold Winter
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-27 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Is file-sharing destroying the music industry? Should the courts encourage breach of contract? Does the threat of malpractice lawsuits cause doctors to provide too much medical care? Do judges discriminate when sentencing? With Issues in Law and Economics, Harold Winter takes readers through these and other recent and controversial questions.