|Series:||Meuthen Film Classics Ser.|
Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem,... read more
|Author:||Hera Lindsay Bird|
|Reading Level:||Very Good|
|Awards:||Jesse Mckay Best First Book Award for Poetry - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.|
Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog... or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert... this is at once an intelligent and compelling fantasy of tenderness... heartbreaking a... read more
This vivid novel is the fifth in Bruce Pascoe's series which charts personal histories of the first Australians. Caleb Mathews is captain of a sealing ship in Bass Strait. His relationships with two women, one white, one black, are both ambiguous and brutal. The consequences still haunt the country and live on in the survivors.
A collection of linked stories narrated by a recovering alcoholic and heroin addict, "Jesus' Son" is a disturbing portrayal of loneliness and hope. He travels through an American underworld of burnt-out sports stars, hospital waiting rooms, doomed relationships and senseless violence.
This science-fiction young adult novel follows the adventures of four teenagers in a futuristic world.
|Author:||W. C. Sellar; R. J. Yeatman; John Reynolds (Illustrator)|
|Series:||A\Methuen Humour Classic Ser.|
One of the most well-loved and best-selling British humor titles of all time "Canute began by being a Bad King on the advice of his Courtiers, who informed him (owing to a misunderstanding of the Rule Britannia) that the King of England was entitled... read more
No one knows quite how, but Max and her baby are safe at last. No one knows quite how, but Peterson has persuaded Dr Foster to marry him. No one knows quite how, but Markham's marital status remains unknown. Certainly no one knows quite how a ... read more
DIALOGUE is the follow-up title to Robert McKee's hugely successful STORY. Divided into four sections (The Art of Dialogue, Flaws & Fixes, Creating Dialogue & Dialogue Design) Dialogue teaches how to craft effective speeches for characters. McKee uses scenes from classic films and television ... read more
Early in 1822 an illiterate nineteen year-old peasant in County Cork took part in a 'Whiteboy' action in the hope of fairer rent and more land for his struggling family. Instead, he was transported to NSW for life. The story that follows will subvert popular notions of the convict e... read more
Champagne is an emperor of wines; refined, elegant and exclusive, a universal symbol of celebration and the good life. But with the rise of online and supermarket retailers good quality champagne has never been more accessible or affordable. Davy Zyw, the youngest-ever British sommeli... read more
'I've done some stupid things in my time. I've been reckless. I've broken a few rules. But never before have I ruined so many lives or left such a trail of destruction behind me.' As Max would be the first to admit, she's never been one for rules. They tend to happ... read more