With an epic scope and keen sense of detail, Steven Pressfield has created an entertaining and vital reimagining of the Amazon legend with his historical novel, Last of the Amazons. Combining myth with history, Pressfield offers a conjectural account of the legendary female warrior tribe as it may have existed in the years leading up to its extinction.
This audiobook uncovers the biggest scientific fraud of our age. It tells the fascinating and frequently astounding story of how the massive enterprise to restructure the genetic core of the world’s food supply came into being, how it advanced by consistently violating the protocols of science, and how for more than three decades, hundreds of eminent biologists and esteemed institutions have systematically contorted the truth in order to conceal the unique risks of its products―and get them onto our dinner plates.
Dick Strawbridge and Alice Roberts explore the spectacular British landscapes that inspired children's author Arthur Ransome to write his series Swallows and Amazons. The landscapes he depicted are based on three iconic British waterlands. The beauty and drama of the Lake District shaped by ancient glaciers and rich in wildlife and natural resources, the shallow man-made waterways of the Norfolk broads so crucial to farming and reed production, and the coastal estuaries and deep-water harbours of the Suffolk coastline shaped by ferocious tides and crucial to trade.
ure, there have still been some very good Thrash releases in the last 15 years, but none of those bands were really new to the scene. Whenever, for instance, OverKill, Exodus or Testament releases an album, I just know it's something to look forward to, but something new and good is something that can hardly be found in the Thrash scene… Wait! Look no further! It can be found in Sweden! If Altered Aeon is able to keep up the mindblowing level of their debut album 'Dispiritism', we have found ourselves the new messiahs of Thrash Metal!…