Human Croquet: A Novel

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearPart fairy tale, part mystery, part coming-of-age novel, this novel tells the story of Isobel Fairfax, a girl growing up in Lythe, a typical 1960s British suburb. But Lythe was once the heart of an Elizabethan feudal estate and home to a young English tutor named William Shakespeare, and as Isobel investigates the strange history of her family, her neighbors, and her village, she occasionally gets caught in Shakespearean time warps. Meanwhile, she gets closer to the shocking truths about her missing mother, her war-hero father, and the hidden lives of her close friends and classmates. A stunning feat of imagination and storytelling, Kate Atkinson's Human Croquet is rich with the  ...

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Human Croquet

Once it had been the great forest of Lythe--a vast and impenetrable thicket of green. And here, in the beginning, lived the Fairfaxes, grandly, at Fairfax Manor, visited once by the great Gloriana herself. But over the centuries, the forest had been destroyed, replaced by Streets of Trees. The Fairfaxes have dwindled, too; now they live in Arden, at the end of Hawthorne Close, and are hardly a family at all. But Isobel Fairfax, who drops into pockets of time and out again, knows about the past. She is sixteen and waiting for the return of her mother--the thin, dangerous Eliza, with her scent of nicotine, Arpège, and sex, whose disappearance is part of the mystery that still remains at  ...

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Human Croquet: A Novel

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearPart fairy tale, part mystery, part coming-of-age novel, this novel tells the story of Isobel Fairfax, a girl growing up in Lythe, a typical 1960s British suburb. But Lythe was once the heart of an Elizabethan feudal estate and home to a young English tutor named William Shakespeare, and as Isobel investigates the strange history of her family, her neighbors, and her village, she occasionally gets caught in Shakespearean time warps. Meanwhile, she gets closer to the shocking truths about her missing mother, her war-hero father, and the hidden lives of her close friends and classmates. A stunning feat of imagination and storytelling, Kate Atkinson's Human Croquet is rich with the  ...

$5.87

Human Croquet

Once it had been the great forest of Lythe--a vast and impenetrable thicket of green. And here, in the beginning, lived the Fairfaxes, grandly, at Fairfax Manor, visited once by the great Gloriana herself. But over the centuries, the forest had been destroyed, replaced by Streets of Trees. The Fairfaxes have dwindled, too; now they live in Arden, at the end of Hawthorne Close, and are hardly a family at all. But Isobel Fairfax, who drops into pockets of time and out again, knows about the past. She is sixteen and waiting for the return of her mother--the thin, dangerous Eliza, with her scent of nicotine, Arpège, and sex, whose disappearance is part of the mystery that still remains at  ...

$25.38

Human Croquet - A Year And A Day

With over five million copies of her novels in print, New York Times bestselling author Virginia Henley has enchanted readers worldwide.  Now she sweeps us back to an intensely romantic, tumultuous time in Scottish history.  .  .  .  When Lynx de Warenne, Edward Plantagenet's most prized warrior, invaded Dumfries castle, he took possession of Jane Leslie's home--and soon wanted something more from the headstrong lass.  Desperate for an heir, he proposed a handfasting: a Scottish custom whereby a man can lawfully take a woman into his bed, then, after a year and a day, the couple can either wed or part.  Any child of that union is deemed legitimate.  Jane had no choice but to surrender to the invader's knowing touch.  .  .  .Fearless on the battlefield, Lynx was afraid to  ...

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Human Croquet - A Year And A Day

With over five million copies of her novels in print, New York Times bestselling author Virginia Henley has enchanted readers worldwide.  Now she sweeps us back to an intensely romantic, tumultuous time in Scottish history.  .  .  .  When Lynx de Warenne, Edward Plantagenet's most prized warrior, invaded Dumfries castle, he took possession of Jane Leslie's home--and soon wanted something more from the headstrong lass.  Desperate for an heir, he proposed a handfasting: a Scottish custom whereby a man can lawfully take a woman into his bed, then, after a year and a day, the couple can either wed or part.  Any child of that union is deemed legitimate.  Jane had no choice but to surrender to the invader's knowing touch.  .  .  .Fearless on the battlefield, Lynx was afraid to  ...

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Human Croquet - The Pride Of Lions

They were torn between pride and passion. . .It was a boastful wager, a bold flirtation meant to win a proposal from the most eligible officer in His Majesty's Royal Dragoons.  How was the spoiled and pampered Catherine Augustine Ashbrooke to know the handsome stranger with the brooding midnight eyes would see through her plot and make her the pawn in a dangerous game of his own?United by a reckless game of chance. . .Alexander Cameron may have won the highborn English beauty in a duel, but not even the lure of long-forgotten desires could keep him from his meeting with destiny.  He had no choice but to carry his reluctant bride off to the Highlands, to a world of ancient blood  ...

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Human Croquet - Emotionally Weird: A Novel

A hilarious and utterly original novel about mothers, daughters, and love, by the author of Life After Life.On a weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother, Nora, take refuge in the large, mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories. Nora, at first, recounts nothing that Effie really wants to hear--like who her real father was. Effie tells various versions of her life at college, where in fact she lives in a lethargic relationship with Bob, a student who never goes to lectures, seldom gets out of bed, and to whom Klingons are as real as Spaniards and Germans. But as mother and daughter spin their tales, strange things are happening around them. Is  ...

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Human Croquet - Behind The Scenes At The Museum: A Novel

A deeply moving family story of happiness and heartbreak, Behind the Scenes at the Museum is bestselling author Kate Atkinson's award-winning literary debut. National BestsellerWinner of the Whitbread Book of the YearRuby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets. Kate Atkinson's first novel is "a multigenerational tale of a spectacularly dysfunctional Yorkshire family and one of the funniest works of fiction to come out of Britain in years" (The New York Times Book Review).  ...

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Human Croquet - Behind The Scenes At The Museum: A Novel

A deeply moving family story of happiness and heartbreak, Behind the Scenes at the Museum is bestselling author Kate Atkinson's award-winning literary debut. National BestsellerWinner of the Whitbread Book of the YearRuby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets. Kate Atkinson's first novel is "a multigenerational tale of a spectacularly dysfunctional Yorkshire family and one of the funniest works of fiction to come out of Britain in years" (The New York Times Book Review).  ...

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Human Croquet - Emotionally Weird: A Novel

A hilarious and utterly original novel about mothers, daughters, and love, by the author of Life After Life.On a weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother, Nora, take refuge in the large, mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories. Nora, at first, recounts nothing that Effie really wants to hear--like who her real father was. Effie tells various versions of her life at college, where in fact she lives in a lethargic relationship with Bob, a student who never goes to lectures, seldom gets out of bed, and to whom Klingons are as real as Spaniards and Germans. But as mother and daughter spin their tales, strange things are happening around them. Is  ...

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Behind The Scenes At The Museum / Human Croquet / Emotionally Weird

A hilarious and utterly original novel about mothers, daughters, and love, by the author of Life After Life.On a weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother, Nora, take refuge in the large, mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories. Nora, at first, recounts nothing that Effie really wants to hear--like who her real father was. Effie tells various versions of her life at college, where in fact she lives in a lethargic relationship with Bob, a student who never goes to lectures, seldom gets out of bed, and to whom Klingons are as real as Spaniards and Germans. But as mother and daughter spin their tales, strange things are happening around them. Is  ...

$75.00

Behind The Scenes At The Museum-human Croquet-emotionally Weird(box Set Of 3 Volumes)

From Book 1: National Bestseller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the YearKate Atkinson's dazzling debut novel is a deeply moving story of family heartbreak and happiness.Ruby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets.

$29.97

Behind The Scenes At The Museum-human Croquet-emotionally Weird(box Set Of 3 Volumes)

From Book 1: National Bestseller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the YearKate Atkinson's dazzling debut novel is a deeply moving story of family heartbreak and happiness.Ruby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets.

$29.97

Kate Atkinson Jackson Brodie 9 Books Collection Pack Set (life After Life,started Early,took My Dog,case Histories,one Good Turn,when Will There Be Good News?,emotionally Weird,behind The Scenes At The Museum,not The End Of The,human Croquet)

Title In This Collection:- Life After Life Started Early Took My Dog Case Histories One Good Turn When Will There Be Good News? Emotionally Weird Behind The Scenes At The Museum Not The End Of The World Human Croquet

$109.77

Indoor Croquet Set - Bundle - 2 Items: Uber Games 9 Wicket Croquet Set With Croquet Toolkit Bag - Championship - 4 Player

The Uber Games 9 Wicket Croquet Sets are a very high end, full sized classic croquet set for those with exceptional standards in quality. They are beautifully crafted with only the highest quality materials. Each individual set includes (4) Hardwood Mallets with various handle sizes ranging from 24 inch and 28 inch for children to 34 and 38 inch lengths for adults. Each mallet weighs approximately 3 pounds and provide an excellent balance of feel and power. Two of the premium sets even include brass rings for extra protection. Each set includes (4) Croquet Balls, (9) Steel Croquet Hoops, (2) Hardwood Center Pegs with Toppers, (1) Nylon Carrying Storage Bag and (1) Nylon Croquet Toolkit Bag. On the (3) premium  ...

$458.95

Flamingo Croquet Set - 32" Triumph Sports Spalding Professional Croquet Set Includes Six Officially Sized, Colorful Croquet Balls

Enjoy a fun game of croquet with the Spalding 32" Professional Croquet Set. Easy to set up, it includes everything you need for a game, you just add the ground. This set comes with six 32" oversized solid hardwood handles to attach to the tapered, round mallet heads. The quality handles feature a Power-Tac grip and metallic crown. The quality Spalding Croquet Set also includes six officially sized, colorful croquet balls. Score the winning points when sending your ball through the included wickets to the wood stake. This outdoor croquet set comes with a Spalding nylon storage sleeve and a Spalding sports bag for easy storage and transport. Young and old alike can enjoy an afternoon game in the backyard  ...

$147.53

Alice In Wonderland Croquet Set - 32" Triumph Sports Spalding Professional Croquet Set Includes Six Officially Sized, Colorful Croquet Balls

Enjoy a fun game of croquet with the Spalding 32" Professional Croquet Set. Easy to set up, it includes everything you need for a game, you just add the ground. This set comes with six 32" oversized solid hardwood handles to attach to the tapered, round mallet heads. The quality handles feature a Power-Tac grip and metallic crown. The quality Spalding Croquet Set also includes six officially sized, colorful croquet balls. Score the winning points when sending your ball through the included wickets to the wood stake. This outdoor croquet set comes with a Spalding nylon storage sleeve and a Spalding sports bag for easy storage and transport. Young and old alike can enjoy an afternoon game in the backyard  ...

$147.53

Croquet Sport - Croquet Guide And Official Rules Governing The Game: As Adopted By The National American Croquet Association (classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Croquet Guide and Official Rules Governing the Game: As Adopted by the National American Croquet AssociationOn the opposite page will be found the plan of a ground as adopted by the National Association, the dimensions of which are as follows: Length, 72 ft.; width, 36 ft.; corner pieces 8 ft. long, inside measurements, with a line denoting the boundary of the field 30 in. from the inside of the border. The stakes or post to be 1 in. in diameter and 1½ in. high, situated outside of the above mentioned line at the centre of the width of the field. The first wicket to be 7 ft. from the stake; the second, 7 ft. from the first, on  ...

$8.60

Croquet Sport - Croquet Basics: How To Play Croquet

Croquet Basics: How to Play Croquet is a simple and easy-to-read book inwhich you’ll discover top tips and practical advice to learn all about croquet including.... The History of Croquet Popularity of Croquet The Joy of Croquet The Basics of Croquet Equipment Choosing a Set Choosing a Mallet How to Hold the Mallet The Fundamentals of Croquet Shots Executing the Roquet The Hoop Shot The Rush The Split Shot The Approach Shot Breaks

$7.89

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