Kurt Vonnegut - The Sirens Of Titan - Orion Publishing Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Books in this series

The Sirens Of Titan

By Kurt Vonnegut

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Classic Science fiction from one of the world's most famous authors, soon to be a Tv show from Dan Harmon (Rick & Morty)

When Winston Niles Rumfoord flies his spaceship into a chrono-synclastic infundibulum he is converted into pure energy and only materializes when his waveforms intercept Earth or some other planet. As a result, he only gets home to Newport, Rhode Island, once every fifty-nine days and then only for an hour.

But at least, as a consolation, he now knows everything that has ever happened and everything that ever will be. He knows, for instance, that his wife is going to Mars to mate with Malachi Constant, the richest man in the world. He also knows that on Titan - one of Saturn's moons - is an alien from the planet Tralfamadore, who has been waiting 200,000 years for a spare part for his grounded spacecraft ...

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781857988840
  • Publication date: 09 Sep 1999
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Gollancz
Orion

Before Mars

Emma Newman
Authors:
Emma Newman

Seven Dials

The Crystal Compass

Aisha Amarfio
Authors:
Aisha Amarfio

Crystals are teachers, they conduct and transform our energy to help us to discover our True Self and attain our natural state of peace, quiet joy and inspired creativity from the heart. The Crystal Compass is ultimate guide to using crystals for healing, wellbeing, and creating harmonious spaces. Through practical exercises and tools for identifying the right crystals at the right time, this book helps you harness the power of crystals in your life to:Transmute tension, stress, disharmony and release old patterns Unlock your wisdom and intuitive powerReclaim your power and follow your soul pathNourish your health and vitalityCleanse, protect and raise the vibration of your spaces.The Crystal Compass provides an easy to use map that helps you diagnosis the root cause of any tension you might be experiencing, so you can select the crystal and a healing method you need, that will lead to true holistic healing and powerful transformation.

Orion

From Distant Stars

Sam Peters
Authors:
Sam Peters

Trapeze

My Mad Dad

Robyn Hollingworth
Authors:
Robyn Hollingworth
Orion

The Spark Girl's Promise

Fiona Ford
Authors:
Fiona Ford

January 1941. Peggy Dando has learned a lot during her time as a Spark Girl. Now posted to Swansea, she is a driver to the squadron leader spending her days driving him to meetings with officials, and ferrying official documents and cargo around the country. She often hears things she shouldn't and knows to be discreet, understanding how serious the phrase, loose lips cost lives really is. Peggy soon meets and falls in love with pilot Jim Hudson but there's a shock in store when Jim is posted overseas and Peggy later learns that he is missing in action and presumed dead. Her heart is broken but that's not the last of the surprises for Peggy...Full of wartime adventure, romance and heartbreak, this new series plays right into the heart of the saga market.

Orion

Presumed Dead

Mason Cross
Authors:
Mason Cross

'Mason Cross is a fast-paced, high octane thriller writer.' Simon KernickTHENFifteen years ago, an unidentified killer terrorised northern Georgia, killing hikers with two shots from a pistol, before disposing of the bodies along the remote trails and in the rivers in the vicinity of Blood Mountain. The killer was never brought to justice. NOWCarter Blake has returned home for the first time in many years. The visit stirs old memories, including a girl from school who vanished without a trace. Blake runs into the mother of the girl, who mentions a case she's come across in Georgia, where someone is convinced their relative is still alive, fifteen years on. Adeline Connor was the Blood Mountain Killer's last suspected victim. She vanished without a trace.So why is her brother so convinced she's still alive?'One of the best new series characters since Jack Reacher' Lisa Gardner

W&N

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Maria Semple
Authors:
Maria Semple
Orion

Little Eve

Catriona Ward
Authors:
Catriona Ward

Eve and Dinah are everything to one another, never parted day or night. They are raised among the Children, a commune of strays and orphans ruled by the mysterious patriarch, the adder. All they know is the grey Isle of Altnaharra which sits in the black sea off the wildest coast of Scotland. Eve loves the free, savage life of the Isle. She is untroubled save by her dreams; of soft arms and a woman singing. She offers her blood in the standing stones as sacrifice. Eve is convinced that she is the next adder, heir to the Isle. But Dinah longs for something other. The world is at war and cannot be kept at bay. As the solitude of Altnaharra is broken, Eve's faith and sanity fracture. In a great storm in the depths of winter, as the old year dies, she murders the Children among the standing stones. Eve dies too, while making her escape. But Dinah lives to take up the tale.Cast out, alone, Dinah must make her way through the strange world beyond the Isle. Battling grief and incomprehension she searches for her place. But Dinah cannot seem to leave Altnaharra behind. Some deep part of her does not wish to. The adder and little Eve are calling. Eve and Dinah's stories contradict and intertwine. Past and present converge, hurtling towards a devastating conclusion. Only one woman can be telling the truth. Who is guilty, who innocent? Set against the distant thunder of the First World War, this is a chilling exploration of corroding power and a lyrical journey through the reaches of the human spirit. Little Eve is a sinuous elegant thriller that will slip its coils about you and hold.

Seven Dials

Salt, Butter, Bones

Nicole Pisani
Authors:
Nicole Pisani

Seven Dials

Turning The Wheel of Your Zodiac Soul

John Wadsworth
Authors:
John Wadsworth

How to use the zodiac to manifest your life the way you were born to live it.Turning The Wheel of Your Zodiac Soul is the brand new approach and twelve-stage programme from leading astrologer, John Wadsworth. Teaching you how to use the Zodiac as a path to wholeness, John's method will reveal to you 'the revelation of you in the totality of who you are.'Drawing on over two thousand years of astrological tradition, John presents the zodiac soul using a wheel analogy: it is a wheel that is supposed to turn, but will inevitably get stuck and falter during the course of life's many challenges- whether these be around personal relationships, financial issues, health, career pressures or a low sense of self-worth. Through his programme, John reassuringly shows that these challenges all have their place in the wheel, and that our underlying fears and self-defeating behaviour patterns driving them can all be addressed and compassionately transformed. With John's assistance, you will learn to identify where the wheel gets stuck in your own life and get it turning again. Turning The Wheel of Your Zodiac Soul will offer you a way of making significant changes, guiding you to manifest the life you were born to live.

Orion Spring

The Good Menopause Guide

Liz Earle
Authors:
Liz Earle

The ultimate guide to looking and feeling your radiant best throughout the perimenopause, menopause and beyond A practical lifestyle guide for a happy, healthy perimenopause and menopause.'I have always found it curious that we talk openly about pregnancy and birth but when it comes to an equally important phase in our lives - the menopause - there is an audible silence... I want all of you who read this book to know you have the tools to feel and look your radiant best. And more than that, I want my daughters - and yours - to embrace the menopause as simply another phase in our lives which is natural and liberating.' Liz Earle, MBE, is one of the world's most respected and trusted authorities on wellbeing. Following on from her bestselling books Skin and The Good Gut Guide, this beautifully illustrated guide shares all of the information, tips and advice you need for a healthy menopause. She provides guidance on how to balance your hormones, the importance of a nourishing diet, the myths and facts about HRT, osteoporosis, how to optimise bone health, and how to boost energy and self-esteem.An expert on beauty, Liz Earle also provides advice on how to take special care of skin, hair and nails, and how to combat ageing with supplements. She also shares 60 nutritious recipes - including many suitable for vegetarians - to help you feel and look your best.

Orion

Caligula

Simon Turney
Authors:
Simon Turney

Everyone knows his name. Everyone thinks they know his story.Rome 37AD. The emperor is dying. No-one knows how long he has left. The power struggle has begun.When the ailing Tiberius thrusts Caligula's family into the imperial succession in a bid to restore order, he will change the fate of the empire and create one of history's most infamous tyrants, Caligula.But was Caligula really a monster?Forget everything you think you know. Let Livilla, Caligula's youngest sister and confidante, tell you what really happened. How her quiet, caring brother became the most powerful man on earth.And how, with lies, murder and betrayal, Rome was changed for ever . . .

Orion

Righteous

Joe Ide
Authors:
Joe Ide

'Joe Ide is the best new discovery I've come across in a long time' Michael Connelly'In a way, the hate felt good. You were righteous, godlike, the dispenser of justice . . .'Super-smart sleuth Isaiah Quintabe - IQ to his friends - has built a mostly respectable life for himself, helping out friends and neighbours when he can and taking the occasional case to make ends meet. But there is one mystery that still haunts him almost ten years later - did his brother really die in a hit-and-run or was there more to the story behind his death? IQ has been approached by his brother's former girlfriend Sarita, whose younger sister, an erratic DJ and gambling addict, has gone missing in Las Vegas - with a frightening loan shark, Chinese Triad gangsters, and her own deadbeat boyfriend hot on her tail. Accompanied once more by his fast-talking, don't-call-me-a-sidekick partner Dodson, IQ heads off for the casinos and massage parlours of Las Vegas. His quest takes an unexpected turn when he meets a criminal mastermind who knows something about the murky circumstances that surrounded his brother's death. But when Isaiah learns the truth, what will he do with it?(p) Hachette Audio 2017

Orion Spring

Living the Life More Fabulous

Tricia Cusden
Authors:
Tricia Cusden

"There has never been a better time to be an older woman. We are fitter, healthier and living longer than at any time in history. My intention is to show you how to live your extra bonus of time as fabulously as possible." Living the Life More Fabulous is an irresistible guide to feeling great, whatever your age. Featuring topics such as beauty, style, confidence and health it provides advice on how to live an engaged life and keep an active mind.Whether you are looking for ideas to update your look, improve your general well-being or take an exciting or much-needed new direction, this book will encourage and empower you to live your life to the full.

Orion Spring

Stalking God

Anjali Kumar
Authors:
Anjali Kumar

Like millions of us, Anjali Kumar, a lawyer for Google, was not religious. But when her daughter was born, Anjali felt compelled to find God-or at least some form of enlightenment-that she could someday impart to her daughter.Knowing that she couldn't simply Google an answer to What is the meaning of life?, Anjali set out on a spiritual pilgrimage, and nothing was off limits. She headed to Peru to learn from shamans, practiced transcendental meditation, convened with angels, and even worked with a medium to speak with the dead-all while searching for answers to life's most universal questions: Why are we here? What happens when we die? Is there a God?

Gollancz

Exodus

Alex Lamb
Authors:
Alex Lamb
Gollancz

From Darkest Skies

Sam Peters
Authors:
Sam Peters
W&N

Waiting for the Albino Dunnock

Rosamond Richardson
Authors:
Rosamond Richardson
Gollancz

The Lady of the Lake

Andrzej Sapkowski
Authors:
Andrzej Sapkowski
W&N

Relish

Ruth Cowen
Authors:
Ruth Cowen

Fascinating biography of a 19th-century celebrity chefRarely has a man defined the spirit of an age as well as Alexis Soyer: celebrity chef, best-selling author, entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist and Crimean war hero. Soyer built the world famous kitchens of London's Reform Club - which he filled with such ingenious inventions as the gas stove and steam lifts. He set up the most innovative culinary theme park ever seen in the capital, and devised the sauces and relishes that would make household names of Mr Crosse and Mr Blackwell. In the 1840s he set up revolutionary soup kitchens during the Irish potato famine, and in the following decade risked his life by travelling to the Russian peninsula to reform army catering for the troops - saving thousands of soldiers from the effects of malnutrition. Alexis Soyer was one of the most famous names of the early Victorian age, and his legacy lives on through the radical army reforms his work set in train. He was also ¿ in a similar spirit of the age - a secret womaniser, near bankrupt and alcoholic.Yet this brilliant man, who during his lifetime was more famous than the men he regularly brushed shoulders with - men such as Thackeray, Disraeli, Dickens and Palmerston - dropped completely from public view after his untimely death. His friend Florence Nightingale, never one to praise lightly, wrote that his passing was 'a great disaster' for the nation. Yet despite making several fortunes he died virtually penniless, his personal papers were destroyed, his funeral was a hushed-up affair and today his grave lies neglected and rotting in Kensal Green cemetery. This is the first full length, fully researched biography of Alexis Soyer, which explores the life, career and legacy of one of the most enigmatic and extraordinary figures of the Victorian age.