The remarkable story of the Knights Templar – the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.
A new collection of meditations and stories from the Booker Prize-winning author, Ben Okri. Illustrated by Rosemary Clunie.
The fascinating story of how we first came to see the earth from space.
A powerful novel from the great Russian satirist: the Golovlev family are ruled by matriarch Anna Petrovna, but her son, Porfiry, plots her downfall.
The story of cricket's greatest rivalry, told through the tales behind 100 eclectic and entertaining quotations – from the birth of the Ashes in 1882 to the present day.
A novel of ambition, about a man who rises from the most humble of beginnings in Manchester and reaches the very top in politics.
The offices of Britain's favourite tabloid The Daily Beast, are set on high terrorism alert in this compelling satirical debut.
Imagine that Buonaparte, instead of Wellington, had won the Battle of Waterloo and that his ex-wife Empress Josephine is presiding over French-occupied England...
Discover - or rediscover - the major achievements of Chinese culture and civilization.
Winner of the inaugural MysteriousPress.com Award, a fast-paced, action-packed heist novel.
An unforgettable recreation of life in wartime, and of the tragic fate of Poland in the 20th century. A novel about sabotage, betrayal and the terrible sadness of exile.
The story of the most famous detective in the world; a fast-paced and exciting living portrait of a phenomenon and icon of popular culture.