624 pages ; 25 cm
"A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism"--
Lifes A Ball charts the ups and downs of a football experience that has rarely been dull! Ian Liversedges story comes from the very heart of the game the managers office, the dug-out, the boot room and the treatment table. Ian describes his relationships with managers and players at every level from non-league to international as well as the changing role of a physiotherapist in a sport that has become ever-more intense. There are many anecdotes about...
This book shows the reader how to make a range of robust polyhedra from ordinary printer paper using a technique known as modular origami. Modular origami designs are made by first folding several, or sometimes many, sheets of paper into simple individual modules and then by putting these modules together, normally without the help of any kind of adhesive, to create a finished polyhedral form. Modular origami design has moved on since the hugely popular...
Flexagons are made by folding paper in certain ways and when they are flexed, turned and unfolded in different ways, they show puzzling and curious effects. Hidden inside a flexagon are a number of concealed faces and the challenge is to discover how to flex them into view smoothly and with confidence. Some of this extensive collection are in the form of puzzles to be solved, others have rather mysterious properties.