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Aspel, Richard

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Works: 161 works in 505 publications in 1 language and 4,276 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Case studies  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.B9684, A823.4
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Publications about Richard Aspel
Publications by Richard Aspel
Most widely held works by Richard Aspel
The midnight zoo by Sonya Hartnett( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Two gypsy boys are fleeing through a war-ravaged country-side during the night carrying a secret bundle. The boys stumble across a town that has been reduced to smoking rubble, and a zoo that is still intact. When the boys take shelter in the zoo, they discover a menagerie of talking animals. Both the boys and the animals tell their tales and their desire for freedom
100 great businesses and the minds behind them by Emily Ross( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This accessible and inspirational audio book examines a diverse collection of business people and their businesses and how they make their enterprises work. From risk-loving entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson and Aussie Home Loans' John Symond, through to the conservative creator of Liquid Paper, Bette Nesmith Graham, and Warren Buffett to driven individuals such as Manolo Blahnik, Enjo's Barb de Corti and James Dyson, this book is a collection of true stories from Australia and around the world that offer inspiration, ideas and lessons on the principles of successful business. Where better to look for business advice than from the world?s best?
The 80/20 principle the secret of achieving more with less by Richard Koch( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Learn how you can tap the hidden potential of the 80/20 principle in your life. Richard Koch is a highly successful entrepreneur and investor. The 80/20 Principle - that 80 per cent of results flow from just 20 per cent of the causes - is the one true principle of highly effective people and organisations. In one of the decade's most original, provocative and powerful books, The 80/20 Principle shows how you can achieve much more with much less effort, time and resources, simply by concentrating on the all-important 20 per cent. Astonishingly, though the 80/20 Principle has greatly influenced today's world, this is the first book which shows you how to use it in a systematic and practical way
The mark of the angel by Nancy Huston( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
In Paris, a married German woman enters into an affair with a Hungarian Jew who repairs musical instruments. They are united by their World War II past, he a survivor of the Holocaust, she of Russian rapists
The silver donkey a novel for children by Sonya Hartnett( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 libraries worldwide
In France during World War I, four French children learn about honesty, loyalty, and courage from an English army deserter who tells them a series of stories related to his small, silver donkey charm
Alice to nowhere by Evan Green( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Once a fortnight, Fred Crawford drives his battered truck on the toughest mail run in the world - across sand dunes, salt pans and the fearsome Stony Desert. For the men and women of the remote cattle stations on the way, Fred's visit is a welcome diversion, especially when he brings a new nursing sister for the tiny mission hospital at Birdsville. But trouble also arrives. Two vicious men have stowed away, fleeing a brutal murder. 'Alice to nowhere' is the story of desperate men and lonely people. It is an action-packed drama played out under the awesome influence of the vast emptiness of the Australian Outback
The magicians' guild by Trudi Canavan( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Caught up in a confrontation between the hated Guild magicians and the angry youth of the slums Sonea discovers, to her dismay, that she possesses the same powers as the reviled magicians. To avoid capture, she must seek protection from the city's feared underworld, The Thieves. In return she must use her powers for them, but her magic never seems to do quite what she intends it to
The man from Snowy River by Elyne Mitchell( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Jim Craig: 18 years old and proud as they come, he cannot return to his mountain home until he has proved himself a man. Jessica Harrison: the beautiful, impetuous daughter of a wealthy cattleman whose precious colt runs off to join a pack of wild horses known as the brumbies. The great black stallion: leader of the brumbies for almost 20 years, running free in the mountains, his very existence is like a dark thread running through the lives of so many people
The prey by Tony Park( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Cameron McMurtrie is a man who doesn't like interference in his work. So when Kylie Hamilton, an Australian executive working for the international mining company Global Resources, is sent to South Africa to investigate a new site on the edge of the Kruger National Park, Cameron is less than welcoming. But when a group of illegal miners, men with nothing to lose, led by a man intent on destroying Cameron, kidnap one of Global Resources' employees, Cameron is forced into action, and collaboration. In such tense circumstances, Kylie and Cameron find that their mutual dislike evolves into solidarity, perhaps even something more. If they work together there is a chance they can save the kidnapped man
The Frankenstein factory by A. J Butcher( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
As students at a special high school that trains them to be secret agents, six teenagers struggle to complete the training exercises as a team before being sent out into the field to sink or swim
The ambassador's mission by Trudi Canavan( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Sonea, former street urchin, now a Black Magician, is horrified when her son, Lorkin, volunteers to assist Dannyl in his new role as Guild Ambassador to Sachaka, a land still ruled by cruel black magicians. When word comes that Lorkin has gone missing Sonea is desperate to find him, but if she leaves the city she will be exiled forever, and besides, her old friend Cery needs her help. Most of his family has been murdered, the latest in a long line of assassinations to plague the leading Thieves. There has always been rivalry, but for the last decade the Thieves have been waging a deadly underworld war, and now it appears they have been doing so with magical assistance
Tiger men by Judy Nunn( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Tiger Men is the story of Silas Stanford, a wealthy Englishman; Mick O'Callaghan an Irishman on the run; and Jefferson Powell, an idealistic American political prisoner. It is also the story of the strong, proud women who loved them, and of the children they bore who rose to power in the cut-throat world of international trade. Tiger Men is the sweeping tale of three families who lived through Tasmania's golden era and witnessed the birth of the Commonwealth of Australia, only to watch its young men consumed by the fires and horror of the First World War
Can't buy me love the Beatles, Britain, and America by Jonathan Gould( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Nearly twenty years in the making, Can't Buy Me Love is a masterful work of group biography, cultural history, and musical criticism. That the Beatles were an unprecedented phenomenon is a given. In Can't Buy Me Love, Jonathan Gould seeks to explain why, placing the Fab Four in the broad and tumultuous panorama of their time and place, rooting their story in the social context that girded both their rise and their demise. Can't Buy Me Love illuminates the Beatles as a charismatic phenomenon of international proportions, whose anarchic energy and unexpected import was derived from the historic shifts in fortune that transformed the relationship between Britain and America in the decades after World War II
Far horizon by Tony Park( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Former Australian Army officer Mike Williams lives a carefree existence as an overland tour guide in Africa. But then one day on the road, he receives word that the South African Police have some news for him. A bloody and tragic run-in with ivory hunters in Mozambique the year before had left Mike's world in shreds. But now the authorities are on the poachers' trail and they need his help to catch them. Now Mike must choose between his duty to keep the young tourists in his care safe and his hunger for retribution. The murderous hunters and the innocent travellers are on a parallel journey through Africa's most spectacular locations. Eventually their paths will cross and Mike will have his shot at revenge. but at what cost?
African sky by Tony Park( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Paul Bryant hasn't been able to get back in a plane since a fatal bombing mission over Germany. So, instead, the Squadron Leader is flying a desk at a pilot training school at Kumalo air base, Rhodesia. Pip Lovejoy, a volunteer policewoman, is also trying to suppress painful memories. When Felicity Langham, a high-profile WAAF from the air base, is found raped and murdered, Pip and Bryant's paths cross. Pip unearths a link between the Squadron Leader, the controversial heiress Catherine De Beers and the dead woman. What Pip thinks is a singular crime of passion soon escalates into a crisis that could change the course of the war
Dark heart by Tony Park( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Richard, Carmel and Liesl are an unlikely trio with a complex shared past. They met while working in Rwanda during the genocide. Now the three are back together, united both by a photograph and attempts on their lives. After receiving a summons from the International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda, someone has tried to kill both Carmel and Richard. Could this be connected to the photograph they saw in Rwanda, or to the summons? Embarking on a mission to find the answers, they are drawn into the violent and harrowing world of animal smuggling, a world more frightening then they ever could have predicted. It is not just animals that are being smuggled, but human organs from living donors. Soon, their lives are all on the line and only one person can help them
Spy High by A. J Butcher( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Bond team are back, and preparing to battle for the prestigious Sherlock Shield. Victory means a place in the Deveraux College Hall of Fame. But to win, they?ll have to beat their arch rivals and Solo team are prepared to do anything to stop that happening. Bond team will have to watch their backs. And maybe everywhere else too, because in the world outside Spy High, a terrorist organization is about to send its first explosive announcement
Don't bitch just get rich [radically change your life forever] by Toney Fitzgerald( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
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The traitor queen by Trudi Canavan( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Relieved that Lorkin is coming home, Sonea prepares to meet with the traitors on behalf of the Guild. Then bad news arrives: the Sachakan king has imprisoned her son. Worse, the Rogue continues to elude capture and knows only one obstacle lies between him and his ambition to rule the underworld: Cery. Forced into hiding, protected by Lilia, Cery must wait for the Guild to find his enemy. And as Lorkin is pressed to betray the Traitors, he must decide where his loyalties lie, for whatever choice he makes will require a great sacrifice
Batavia betrayal, shipwreck, murder, sexual slavery, courage : a spine-chilling chapter in Australian history by Peter FitzSimons( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The story begins in 1629, when the pride of the Dutch East India Company, the Batavia, is on its maiden voyage en route from Amsterdam to the Dutch East Indies, laden down with the greatest treasure to leave Holland. The magnificent ship is already boiling over with a mutinous plot that is just about to break into the open when, just off the coast of Western Australia, it strikes an unseen reef in the middle of the night. While Commandeur Francisco Pelsaert decides to take the long-boat across 2000 miles of open sea for help, his second-in-command Jeronimus Cornelisz takes over, quickly deciding that 250 people on a small island is unwieldy for the small number of supplies they have. Quietly, he puts forward a plan to 40 odd mutineers how they could save themselves, kill most of the rest and spare only a half-dozen or so women, including his personal fancy, Lucretia Jansz, one of the noted beauties of Holland, to service their sexual needs. A reign of terror begins, countered only by a previously anonymous soldier Wiebbe Hayes, who begins to gather to him those are prepared to do what it takes to survive
 
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