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The Mammoth Book of Women's Erotic Fantasies

The Mammoth Book of Women's Erotic Fantasies

After the sexual revolution of the 1960s, a number of groundbreaking books tackled the previously taboo subject of women’s sexuality and their fantasies, most notably Nancy Friday’s My Secret Garden. Several decades have passed since, with major changes in society. How have women’s attitudes to their own fulfilment and sexual ambitions changed?


Florens’s anthology is the first international collection on the subject for years and reveals a rich and fantastic inner world. This is the way women in the 21st century fully embrace their sexuality. A wide selection of ordinary women across Britain and the United States have participated in this book, and offer their darkest dreams and secret thoughts.


Erotic and illuminating, today’s women give free rein to their innermost desires.

The Mammoth Book of IQ Puzzles

The Mammoth Book of IQ Puzzles

With this brain-teasing new collection of tantalizing puzzles and top-grade problems, Nathan Haselbauer, mastermind behind the test for the world’s most intelligent person, throws open an irresistible challenge to all.

The puzzles vary from math and logic problems to word games, with the emphasis on clarity of presentation and elegance of answer. Covering a broad spread of difficulty, they range from the surprisingly easy to a level of difficulty that will fox even the world’s most devious minds. Although each puzzle is capable of being solved in just a few minutes, this is a puzzle collection like no other that will stretch your brainpower to its limits.
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories

The Mammoth Book of True War Stories

War, as the general said, is hell. But in a few it also brings out the best. Heroism and horror are the keynotes of this gripping new collection of war writing. From the Siege of Troy to the present day, The Mammoth Book of True War Stories includes battle analyses by celebrated historians, letters home by ordinary Gis, high-adrenaline memoirs by frontline combatants and memorable reportage by master chroniclers such as Ernest Hemingway and John Reed.
The Mammoth Book of Hard Men

The Mammoth Book of Hard Men

Enter the world of gangland crime. Some men command a respect that few others, even in this violent underworld, can equal. They live by a strict code and to them violence is simply an accepted part of their profession. Here is the fullest ever collection of ‘hard man’ accounts: over 30 true stories of men living on the very edge of what is ‘normal’ to the rest of us – the merciless streets of Mafia, Triads, Yardies, Yakuza, Hell’s Angels and Chinese Tongs.

They are the faces behind a dozen urban myths, and bywords for toughness. People you just don’t want to mess with. Including both recent gangsters and notorious earlier Mafia-age predecessors – from Ned Kelly, Dillinger, Capone and the Krays, to Mad Frank, Lenny ‘The Guv’nor’ McLean and Sonny Barger – this is the ultimate collection for anyone interested in violent true crime, how ‘real’ criminals think, and the darker elements of society.
The Mammoth Book of Sudoku

The Mammoth Book of Sudoku

Here is the biggest and most varied book of Sudoku puzzles ever compiled. Over 400 painstakingly prepared puzzles designed to satisfy all levels from beginner to expert. “The Mammoth Book of Sudoku” contains more challenges, more levels of difficulty, and more varieties of number-placement (and letter-placement) puzzles than any other collection available, including: huge array of easy to diabolically-difficult classic grids; monster Sudoku – multiple overlapping grids; secretly encoded alphabetical wordoku; liquid crystal Sudoku; and bonus kakro puzzles. It also contains full step-by-step instructions, tips and killer strategies from the founder of the International High IQ Society and confirmed Sudoku addict, Nathan Haselbauer.
The Mammoth Book of Secret Code Puzzles

The Mammoth Book of Secret Code Puzzles

Secret messages, Da Vinci-style codes, keys to predictions and cryptic clues – this giant collection of brain-teasing, enciphered challenges will satisfy puzzle fans at every level.

It features over 600 puzzles, from the simple substitution-code type – messages or quotations in code where each letter stands for another – to fiendishly difficult ciphers using actual wartime methods employed by historic figures from Julius Caesar to President John F. Kennedy. There is plenty to challenge the sharpest of minds, and the more you solve, the better and faster you get!

You’ll find lots of helpful tips and advice on professional ways of cracking codes. Plus there’s a fascinating section on the world’s most famous unsolved scripts and cryptograms, including the Beale Ciphers, the Kryptos fourth section at CIA Headquarters, the Zodiac Killer ciphers, Emperor Rudof II’s Voynich Manuscript and the 3,500-year-old Phaistos Disk.
The Mammoth Book of Limericks

The Mammoth Book of Limericks

The most enduringly popular poetical verse form in the English language is very much alive and well.

This monster volume of 2,000 limericks ranges from clean to (moderately) filthy, all guaranteed to make you laugh! It contains limericks that are historical, geographical, whimsical, clerical, medical and many more.

This giant collection includes limericks by such names as Edward Lear, Isaac Asimov, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, William Shakespeare, H.G. Wells, John Betjeman, Ogden Nash, Spike Milligan, and others. As well as a treasure trove of completely new and original verse, generated specially for this volume.

You’ll find plenty of modern gems – limericks relevant to today’s world, such as computers, mobile phones, foreign travel, traffic congestion, unfair taxation, the cult of celebrity, overpaid sports players, environmental issues.

Plus ‘old favourites’ in every category you can think of, including: Limerick limericks, Family, Children’s limericks (for children and by children), Food and Drink, Sporty, Clever (including tongue twisters), Silly, Arty, Animal, Showbiz (including theatre, film and TV), Musical, Medical, Historical, Miscellaneous (including royalty, travel, occupations, college, crime, fashion, politics, celebrity, garden and religion), Memorial, Naughty, and Naughtier.
The Mammoth Book of Zombie Comics

The Mammoth Book of Zombie Comics

You can’t keep a good (or bad) corpse down, and they rise up in spectacular form in this new collection.

The mindless, shambling zombies of yesteryear are rapidly being replaced by sprinters and runners with an insatiable appetite for human flesh. These days zombies are the rock and roll of horror monsters.

Presenting a mix of voodoo victims, creepy somnambulists, and flesh eating, rock n roll deadheads, The Mammoth Book of Zombie Comics brings you the best the graveyard can give. From film sources and literary sources to some very strange sources, here over 20 of the best zombie comics ever produced.

They include the first Vince Locke Deadworld comic, Scott Hampton’s awesome adaptation of RE Howard’s Pigeons From Hell, plus stories from Steve Niles, Darko Macan, and many, many more.

If it’s dead, moving and hungry, you’ll find it here!

Praise for Mammoth Book of War Comics

‘Whether read cover-to-cover or dipped into at random, it is exactly what anthologies should be: rich, varied and endlessly rewarding.’ Irish Times

‘… an admirable and enlightening collection.’ The List
The Mammoth Book of Brain Workouts

The Mammoth Book of Brain Workouts

A brilliant new collection of over 400 original new brain puzzles, in the fashionable ‘mind gym’ style.

This all-new volume offers a structured programme to stimulate and re-activate the different parts of your brain. It contains over 400 activities, puzzles and tests, ranging from speed maths and word memorization to logic tests and verbal reasoning exercises. They become increasingly difficult as you progress, following a cumulative scoring system, though most can be solved mentally in a few minutes.

A helpful introduction describes in simple and accessible terms how the different parts of the brain work, and explains how each can be stimulated on a daily basis in different ways. The book is divided into 31 daily workouts, with over a dozen puzzles a day, providing a month’s supply of exercises to keep your mind supple and in shape.

Each daily workout contains a specially formulated mixture of puzzles designed to improve your problem solving, to boost your creativity, to improve your concentration, to improve your memory, and to boost your mind power.

This is the essential programme of puzzles for anyone who has ever walked into a room and forgotten why they are there – in the tradition of the bestselling Dr Kawashima’s Train Your Brain, and Nintendo’s ‘How Old Is Your Brain?’ mental agility training computer game
The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics

The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics

Here is the first ever popular collection of crime comics – the 24 best graphic short stories in the crime genre,spanning all the colours of noir, from classic American newspaper strip serials and notorious uncensored comic books to today’s global graphic novel masterpieces.

This must-have collection is fully loaded with some of the greatest writers and artists in comics publishing, including Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Will Eisner, Max Allan Collins, Johnny Craig, Alex Toth, Bernie Krigstein – plus adaptations of/collaborations by famous crime writers, such as Dashiel Hammett, Mickey Spillane and Raymond Chandler.

Meet a gallery of hard-boiled, iconic heroes and killers inside including:Dashiell Hammett’s smooth operator Secret Agent X-9, Will Eisner’s masked mystery man The Spirit, Mickey Spillane’s heavyweight tough-guy Mike Hammer, Muñoz and Sampayo’s brooding ex-cop Alack Sinner, Abuli and Bernet’s venal hitman-for-hire Torpedo 1936, Max Allan Collins and Terry Beatty’s femme fatale investigator Ms. Tree, and Charles Burns’ Mexican wrestler and defective detective El Borbah.
The Mammoth Book of Brain Teasers

The Mammoth Book of Brain Teasers

A three-tiered collection of 400 new original puzzles, simply divided into easy, medium and difficult – a simple structure for a brilliant new book by one of the world’s leading puzzlemasters.

Ranging from basic brain-teasers to baffling brain-tormenters, these unputdownable puzzles include wordplay, logic problems, math conundrums and visual/spatial challenges. Figure out the next number in a series, find hidden phrases, or simply determine what a three-dimensional object would look like from two-dimensional drawings …

All require concentration, but none demand any advanced degree or obscure knowledge – just a little patience, practice, and imagination. It’s the perfect collection for long car trips, airport layovers and morning coffee breaks.
The Mammoth Book of New IQ Puzzles

The Mammoth Book of New IQ Puzzles

Nathan Haselbauer, President of the International High IQ Society, has painstakingly researched and designed this impressively varied collection of over 500 mind-bending puzzles to enable you to determine just how clever you are.

This huge variety of maths, logic and word puzzles ranges from reasonably straightforward to fiendishly difficult. Each puzzle is clearly presented, though, and its solution is perfectly clear. In theory, each puzzle can be solved – in your head – in just a few minutes.

Fully endorsed by the International High IQ Society, the fastest growing high IQ society in the world, this book represents the gold standard of IQ testing.

Praise for Nathan Haselbauer:

‘The young New Yorker who’s challenging the Old Guard of the IQ World’ Observer
The Mammoth Book of Quick Puzzles

The Mammoth Book of Quick Puzzles

A brilliant, new collection of quick brain teasers offering satisfaction in moments!

This giant volume offers hundreds of original new puzzles ranging from easy maths and logic problems to word games, sudoku, mazes, and illusions. All the puzzles are easy to understand, straightforward to solve, and designed to offer beneficial mental stimulation, not give you a headache!

A handy puzzle collection to keep with you at all times – while travelling, or commuting, or even just standing in a queue.
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