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
[field_chapter]

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
Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station.

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
Dobson, Mary
Mary Dobson
[field_chapter]

A thematic miscellany of blood, bones and bodies.

Anatomica - A Compendium of Blood, Bones and Bodies by Mary Dobson
Thomson, Ian
Ian Thomson
[field_chapter]

A biography of the great epic poem.

Dante's Divine Comedy by Ian Thomson
Brown, Lorna
Lorna Brown
[field_chapter]

An illustrated story of street art in urban landscapes around the world.

Brown, Russell, Haley, Jonathan
Russell Brown, Jonathan Haley
[field_chapter]

Wild food and foraging. The complete guide to seasonal living with fantastic recipes that make the most of Britain's seasonal ingredients every month of the year.

Well Seasoned by Russell Brown,  Jonathan Haley
Françoise, Sarah
Sarah Françoise
[field_chapter]

A family comes together for Christmas - the parents' marriage at breaking point, and their grown-up children faring little better in love themselves. A novel exploring the thorniness of familial love and its capacity to endure.

The Stories We Tell Ourselves by Sarah Françoise
Haohui, Zhou
Zhou Haohui
[field_chapter]

Based one of China's most famous online crime serials, a killer crowd-sources his victims, playing a deadly but ingenious game of cat-and-mouse with the police.

Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
Holden, Wendy
Wendy Holden
[field_chapter]

Laura Lake, promoted to editor of glossy mag Society when her boss is carted off to rehab, has to deal with celebrity meltdowns including her international glamourpuss BFF being snubbed by villagers, and pretending to be an actor's girlfriend at the BAFTAs when his ex is trashing his reputation...

Laura Lake and the Celebrity Meltdown by Wendy Holden
Knight, Henrietta
Henrietta Knight
[field_chapter]

Retired racehorse trainer and bestselling author, Henrietta Knight, probes the secrets of thirty top National Hunt trainers in England and Ireland.

Jump Trainers by Henrietta Knight
Knight, Henrietta
Henrietta Knight
[field_chapter]

Retired racehorse trainer and bestselling author, Henrietta Knight, probes the secrets of thirty top National Hunt trainers in England and Ireland.

The Jump Trainers by Henrietta Knight
Radcliffe, Robert
Robert Radcliffe
[field_chapter]

Second instalment in the Airborne trilogy centered on the WW2 parachute regiment. 1942: Paratrooper Theo Trickey and his brothers in arms prepare for their first operation.

Freefall by Robert Radcliffe
Schmidt, Michael
Michael Schmidt
[field_chapter]

The story of a great epic.

The Epic of Gilgamesh by Michael Schmidt
Thompson, Laura
Laura Thompson
[field_chapter]

The case of Edith Thompson and her lover Frederick Bywaters, both hanged for murder in 1923.

Rex v Edith Thompson by Laura Thompson

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