Books

Format: 08/2019
Format: 08/2019
Axworthy, Michael
Michael Axworthy
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A history of the pivotal year of the Second World War, during which the forward march of the Axis was transformed by Allied victories into retreat and defeat.

1942: The Turning Point by Michael Axworthy
Palmer, James
James Palmer
[field_chapter]

This is the story of China: twenty different stories of China, fragments of a history as vast as all of Europe's put together. An epic book on the world's oldest - and newest - superpower. An ambitious and deeply researched popular history.

Heaven's Empires by James Palmer
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
Birmingham, John
John Birmingham
[field_chapter]

The thrilling conclusion to John Birmingham's epic sci-fi adventure, The Cruel Stars trilogy.

The Empty Heavens by John Birmingham
Lipscomb, Suzannah
Suzannah Lipscomb
[field_chapter]

The stories of the lives and fates of the six wives of Henry VIII.

Six Queens by Suzannah Lipscomb
Theobald, John
John Theobald
[field_chapter]

The first novel in an epic trilogy set 8000 years ago during in the last days of the North Sea's own Atlantis.

The Last Shamen by John Theobald
Mieville, China
China Mieville
[field_chapter]

A reading of the modern world's most controversial and enduring political document: the Communist Manifesto.

A Spectre Haunting Europe by China Mieville
Thompson, Mark
Mark Thompson
[field_chapter]

A narrative account of the emergence of modern Italy from the ashes of Mussolini's fascist regime.

The Rebirth Of Italy by Mark Thompson
Whitworth, Victoria
Victoria Whitworth
[field_chapter]

A dark tale about a young woman navigating the betrayals and ambitions of the crown in 10th-century England.

Other Gods by Victoria Whitworth
Johnson, Jane
Jane Johnson
[field_chapter]

A magical historical adventure which brings the most unlikely of people together in an epic quest that spans the decades and the hot, shifting sands of Morocco.

The Salt Road by Jane Johnson
Kiberd, Declan
Declan Kiberd
[field_chapter]

A teasing but affectionate study of the genius of the English people as seen from a postcolonial perspective – and of the game of cricket which, along with Shakespeare and Houses of Parliament, was one of their richest, strangest and most lasting gifts to the wider world.

England and Eternity by Declan Kiberd
O'Toole, Fintan
Fintan O'Toole
[field_chapter]

Ireland's leading public intellectual tells a history of Ireland in his own time – an interweaving of memoir and historical narrative.

An Irish Life by Fintan O'Toole
Johnson, Jane
Jane Johnson
[field_chapter]

An escapist page-turner set in 17th-century Cornwall and Morocco, based on the real-life raids on the Cornish coast by Barbary corsairs.

The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson
Birmingham, John
John Birmingham
[field_chapter]

The second instalment in John Birmingham's epic sci-fi adventure, The Cruel Stars trilogy.

The Dead Skies by John Birmingham
Goodkind, Terry
Terry Goodkind
[field_chapter]

In this first collected volumes of the series (1-5), Terry Goodkind returns to his epic New York Times bestselling SWORD OF TRUTH saga.

The Children of D'Hara by Terry Goodkind

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