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Lasse Hallström directs this British comedy drama based on the bestselling novel by Paul Torday. Ewan McGregor stars as Alfred Jones, a mild-mannered government fisheries official who is approached by management consultant Harriet Chetwode-Talbot (Emily Blunt) to help a sheikh (Amr Waked) realise his long-held dream of introducing fly-fishing to the Middle Eastern desert. The duo soon find themselves swimming against the tide in more ways than one as the extravagant project gathers pace and a few poignant home truths come home to roost. Kristin Scott Thomas co-stars.
John Hammond was one of Rhodesia?'s foremost educators of the black population and this book throws light on the current plight of Zimbabwe. It is also the story of the great love between John and his wife Nancy, the daughter of an English country vet who left England and all she loved to follow him. It tells of their struggle through separation, war, disease and natural disaster and of the enduring strength they found in each other. John Hammond was an extraordinary man son of the headmaster of a remote European school in Plumtree, Rhodesia. He was born in a pole and dagga hut and wore no shoes until he was 14. Brought up speaking Ndebele like a native, he tracked with Ndebele friends over weekends and shot for the school and the village pot. His decision to go into black education following his MA at Cambridge University is the vital core of this book. John?'s Christian faith runs as a thread through the book, giving insight into the motivation and strength of character that inspired him and so impressed the black population that he was called our father the great teacher, loved by all Africans .
The last remaining residents of a run-down London tower block find themselves targeted by a deadly sniper, in this tense British thriller written by James Moran. When they witness the brutal murder of a youth in their block, Becky (Sheridan Smith) and the other remaining residents on the 12th floor keep quiet, fearing retribution. One year later, and with the police investigation stalled, they awake one morning to find all communications to the outside world cut. Panic quickly spreads through the group when they begin to be picked off by an unknown sniper with a high-tech rifle, who prevents anyone from escaping the building, and shoots anything that moves. As the situation becomes ever more desperate, the group join together to try and find a way out. But with booby traps at every exit, it soon becomes apparent that not everyone will make it out alive.
A collection of 23 dramas based on the novels of Catherine Cookson: 'The Mallen Secret', 'The Mallen Curse', 'The Mallen Girls', 'The Mallen Streak', 'The Fifteen Streets', 'The Wingless Bird', 'The Round Tower', 'The Black Velvet Gown', 'The Black Candle', 'The Rag Nymph', 'The Moth', 'The Girl', 'The Tide of Life', 'The Glass Virgin', 'The Gambling Man', 'The Man Who Cried', 'The Cinder Path', 'The Dwelling Place', 'The Colour Blind', 'The Tilly Trotter', 'The Storyteller', 'The Secret' and 'Dinner of Herbs'.
A young woman artist leaves her home and husband and goes to New York to follow her dreams. She encounters adventures, romance and some success with her art. But is it enough to make her happy and will she return to her home in Texas? The author treats a subject that may sound trite in an extraordinary way, weaving dreams and observations on what is happening to the characters together in an intricate pattern that creates a tapestry of colorful sensations, high emotion and, as events unfold, bold strands of resignation and hope, as the central character awakens to her true purpose. This novel contains some graphic descriptions of a sexual nature.
You want a friend, get a dog - Gordon Gekko 'Jeez, look at you, my friend blurted. 'You hardly smile. You used to be hilarious but you haven't laughed in weeks.'She listed the things she thought might help: a bottle of wine, six months at the beach, a year overseas. I was having none of it. Finally, she said: 'Jill, you need something to love.' She was right. I needed someone who cuddled me at night and was still excited to see me in the morning. I just hadn't met him yet. Newspaper editor Jill Baker arrived home to find her husband dead on the bedroom floor. Within weeks, still in shock, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and told her chances of surviving. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatment followed in a year from hell. At her lowest ebb, Jill took a chance. She needed something or somebody to make life worth living again. But could it really be a crazy, howling, snoring, digging, chewing, barking orange pup? Turns out Harry and Jill were made to be together. They are an unlikely duo. Jill is quiet, Harry is loud as hell. Jill meticulously plans the day while Harry says let's wing it. She sips pinot while he's an espresso martini guy. Theirs is a beautiful friendship, an unbreakable bond. A DOG CALLED HARRY is the moving story of a dog dubbed Dirty Harry who helped Jill love life again.
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