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A Broken World
A Broken World
Edited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf, this is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World War.
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Globalisation In World History
Globalisation In World History A G Hopkins
A provocative and illuminating collection of essays that is the first to look at the major theme of globalization from an historical perspective.
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A Very British Killing
A Very British Killing A. T. Williams
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2013 This is the true story of a murder that sums up the stink of invading Iraq and why the Iraq story is far from over.
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The Broken Word
The Broken Word Adam Foulds
A narrative sequence of extraordinary power - the first book of poetry from a major new writer
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British Muslim Soldier Adnan Sarwar
The Army can be family. The Army can be religion. The Army can be your identity. Adnan Sarwar – Pakistani boy from Burnley, good Muslim son, British squaddie – tells us why and how he became a British Muslim Soldier.
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Archibald Wavell
Archibald Wavell Adrian Fort
Biography Archibald Wavell – man of letters, Field-Marshal, Viceroy. A key figure in military and political operations from the Boer to the Second World War.
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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor Adrian Fort
The glamorous page-turning story of the incredible life of Nancy Astor, Britain's first female MP.
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The Long Weekend
The Long Weekend Adrian Tinniswood
The Sunday Times bestseller - a beautifully illustrated, evocative history of the English country house in the 20s and 30s
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The Great Fire of London
The Great Fire of London Adrian Tinniswood
On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read this essential companion to the gripping story of one of London's worst disasters
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The Verneys
The Verneys Adrian Tinniswood
The extraordinary story of one English family in the seventeenth century: narrative social history at its best.
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The Rainborowes
The Rainborowes Adrian Tinniswood
The enthralling history of one English family who changed the world through the turbulent years of the Civil War and birth of the New World
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Pirates Of Barbary
Pirates Of Barbary Adrian Tinniswood
The incredible, action-packed secret history of Barbary Coast piracy in the 17th century, by the author of the acclaimed The Verneys
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By Permission Of Heaven
By Permission Of Heaven Adrian Tinniswood
A magnificently told, thrilling account of one of the most dramatic events in British history.
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His Invention So Fertile
His Invention So Fertile Adrian Tinniswood
'This lively, sympathetic and hugely informative biography brings us closer to Wren than ever before.' Frances Spalding, Independent
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Behind the Throne
Behind the Throne Adrian Tinniswood
From the first Elizabethan age to the second, Britain's monarchs seen through the eyes of those who keep their secrets
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Brit(ish)
Brit(ish) Afua Hirsch
The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race in Britain today – and calls for urgent change
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Philip Sidney
Philip Sidney Alan Stewart
'A work of great scholarship and fluency, filled with an affection for the subject An excellent biography. ' Peter Ackroyd, The Times
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Grey Eminence
Grey Eminence Aldous Huxley
'A penetrating and vivid biography' Sunday Times
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The Happiest Man in the World
The Happiest Man in the World Alec Wilkinson
Critically acclaimed New Yorker contributor Alec Wilkinson's sixth major work of non-fiction and his most charming subject yet: eccentric hero Poppa Neutrino.
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Warning to the West
Warning to the West Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Solzhenitsyn's polemical speeches - a primer for understanding the moral, political vision of the Nobel prize winner
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The World That Never Was
The World That Never Was Alex Butterworth
A masterly exploration of the strange twists and turns of history, The World That Never Was is a true story of dreamers, schemers, anarchists and secret agents of the late nineteenth century.
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Richard III and the Princes in the Tower
Richard III and the Princes in the Tower Alison Weir
Alison Weir investigates one of the most enduring murder mysteries in English history - the death of the lost Princes in the tower, nephews of Richard III, whose body has recently been discovered.
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Britain's Royal Families
Britain's Royal Families Alison Weir
A unique book on the perennially fascinating subject of Britain's royal families by this well established popular historian. New updated edition to coincide with the Queen's Golden Jubilee.
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