The Wealth of Nations

It was Adam Smith (1723–1790) who first established economics as a separate branch of knowledge, and many would say his work has never been surpassed. The Wealth of Nations,...

Maxwell's Movie

The school outing to the Museum of the Moving Image is not an unqualified success. For in the darkened cinema complex of MOMI two members of the party disappear without trace. As...

Maxwell's House

The derelict house on the edge of the sleepy seaside town was a haven for courting couples, down-and-outs - and someone with altogether more sinister intentions. It was there that...

Maxwell's Return

Maxwell's back, as murder comes to sleepy Leighford. Are the two things connected? Well, yes and no. Teenage girls are being picked up on the seafront and two of them are found...

A Tale of a Tub

Swift's allegorical satire about religion and politics follows the lives of three brothers, Martin, Peter and Jack, who each represent a faction of the Christian faith -...

Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil

It is the 1960s and Canon Sidney Chambers is enjoying his first year of married life with his German bride Hildegard. But life in Grantchester rarely stays quiet for long. Our...

An Ill Wind

It is 1793. John Pearce and his Pelicans are going home - to gain their freedom and put the treacherous Captain Ralph Barclay in the dock. Emily Barclay discovers Pearce has...

An Element of Chance

1795…As war spreads across the globe, Harry Ludlow joins the struggle for the richest trade in the world. When half his crew is illegally pressed into the Royal Navy by the...

Murder at the Fitzwilliam

After rising to prominence for his role investigating the case of Jack the Ripper, former Detective Inspector Daniel Wilson is now retired. Known for his intelligence,...

The Travels of Marco Polo

The Travels of Marco Polo is the classic account of Marco Polo’s journey to China from Venice, and his discoveries as an emissary to the great Kublai Khan. Polo explores...

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