A gripping account of the ascent of Rome – from small agrarian backwater to capital of the world's greatest empire.
A road-trip goes horribly wrong when three men kidnap a young woman.
Simon Heffer examines the supposed crisis many in England feel they are approaching as the prospect of Scottish independence looms, arguing that it may, in fact, be in England's best interests.
Doppler lost his father, leaves his family and decides to move into the woods . When he kills a she-elk for meat he's adopted by her calf with whom he gradually becomes friends. He names the little elk Bongo. Doppler is a charming, absurd and subversive novel with serious undertones and criticism of our modern consumer society.