Books

Format: 06/2017
Format: 06/2017
Addis, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Addis
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A thrilling and accessible portrait of a city that is central to the development of European and world civilization, narrated through thirty 'scenes' in its 2,750-year history.

Rome Eternal City by Ferdinand Addis
Lay, Paul
Paul Lay
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A portrait of social and cultural life under Cromwell's Protectorate, concentrating on the intellectually fecund atmosphere of Britain in 1657.

Providence Lost by Paul Lay
Thomson, Ian
Ian Thomson
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A biography of the great epic poem.

Dante's Divine Comedy by Ian Thomson
Knight, Henrietta
Henrietta Knight
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Retired racehorse trainer and bestselling author, Henrietta Knight, probes the secrets of thirty top National Hunt trainers in England and Ireland.

The Trainers by Henrietta Knight
Field, Fiona
Fiona Field
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Trouble comes to the sleepy market town of Chipping Woodford - a world of allotments, pub quizzes, shopping and gossip - the heart of middle England.

Secrets of a Small Town by Fiona Field
Williams, Hywel
Hywel Williams
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An accessible history of the United Kingdom from the coming of the Romans to the third millennium, from the bestselling author of Fifty Days that Changed the World.

The Seven Ages of Britain by Hywel Williams
Gately, Iain
Iain Gately
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An alternative travel book about the author's quest to achieve his surfing dream before it's too late.

The Secret Surfer by Iain Gately
Qiufan, Chen
Chen Qiufan
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When e-waste recycler Mimi is infected by a virus, she becomes the host to an omniscient consciousness hell bent on righting all the wrongs that have been done to her people.

Andreasen, Michael
Michael Andreasen
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An original debut collection of stories about moral and physical metamorphoses, odd love and idiosyncratic faith.

The Sea Beast takes a Lover by Michael Andreasen
Gerlach, Heinrich
Heinrich Gerlach
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The original version of the classic novel of the epic World War II battle, confiscated by the Russian secret services in 1949, and now rediscovered in the Russian archives.

Breakthrough at Stalingrad by Heinrich Gerlach
Goodkind, Terry
Terry Goodkind
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In a spin-off from the Sword of Truth series comes the second book of The Nicci Chronicles, where new alliances are forged and old enemies return.

Shroud of Eternity by Terry Goodkind
Hamilton, James
James Hamilton
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A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the present day.

The British Museum by James Hamilton
Kenyon, Paul
Paul Kenyon
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A vivid, heartbreaking portrait of the fate that so many African countries suffered after independence.

Dictatorland by Paul Kenyon
Ross, Ian
Ian Ross
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The fifth novel in the Twilight of Empire series sees Aurelius Castus caught between loyalty to the Emperor Constantine and the plotting of his son.

Imperial Vengeance by Ian Ross
Strukul, Matteo
Matteo Strukul
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The first instalment in a trilogy charting the rise of the House of Medici as they become Masters of Florence and progenitors of the Renaissance.

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