Alleyn Club Yearbook 2017

Chris Stephens (55-60) History’s Lost Hospital

Graham Noble (74-82) A Richer Dust Concealed: The Old Boys of Kent College Who Died in Conflict Kent College, Canterbury, is a

A new Bristol’s Australian Pioneer, written by Chris Stephens and published by Bristol Books, tells the story of the hospital and its founder Robert Edwin Bush. Chris’ interest in uncovering the secret histories of places was sparked in

Methodist foundation, established in 1885. The book attempts to tell the stories of nearly 100 old boys of the school, who died in the two World Wars, the Korean War, the Troubles of Northern Ireland

early childhood, when his own father worked at the notoriously mysterious Bletchley Park during World War Two. The book reveals the remarkable story of a Bristol mansion that was converted by its owner into a 100-bed hospital for the duration of the First World War. The Bishop’s Knoll war hospital in Stoke Bishop was established in the home of a Bristol multi-millionaire for the treatment and recuperation of Australian soldiers wounded on the front line, and more than 2,000 servicemen recovered there. The doctors and nurses who worked at Bishop’s Knoll had to be prepared to deal with soldiers who were still seriously injured, as well as those who were convalescing.

and the Falklands Conflict. It has been produced on behalf of the Old Canterburians Club by Out of the Box Publishing Limited.

Stephen Finer (61-66) A Portrait of Bowie: A tribute to Bow by his artistic collaborators and contemporaries

Now, artists and musicians who worked with David Bowie during his lifetime - or who were his contemporaries - pay tribute to the icon through their own words on what it was like to work in

Robert West (59-66) Cicero Pro Milone

collaboration with a man whose fluid artistic genius repeatedly broke boundaries, right up until his death. Alongside these text tributes are 40 stunning illustrative and photographic portraits of Bowie throughout his career.

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero’s pro Milone sections 24–32, 34–35 and 43–52, and the A-Level (Group 2) prescription of sections 53–64 (to defendere) and 72–80, giving full Latin text, commentary and

Nigel Hinton (53-60) Buddy

Buddy has a hopeless father who is an aging rocker, interested only in Elvis and bikes, and living on the fringes of the under-world. When Buddy’s mum walks out, the two manage to strike up some kind of relationship - until Buddy

vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A Level.

Colin Everard (43-48 ) Safe Skies

realizes that his dad is involved in something more serious than he suspected. A moving, totally convincing account of a boy’s faltering relationship with his father. Buddy has been in print for 35 years and Nigel is now preparing for the release of his 26th book The Norris Girls which will be released in April 2017.

Safe Skies follows the progress of a pilot working for the Trust for Air Safety Support and ranges from Bhutan in the 1950s to modern day Chicago.

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