Books

Format: 04/2019
Format: 04/2019
Lipscomb, Suzannah
Suzannah Lipscomb
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A beautifully produced account of the creation, impact and legacy of one of the most important documents of the Tudor period – the last will and testament of Henry VIII.

The King is Dead by Suzannah Lipscomb
Norton, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Norton
[field_chapter]
> Great Lives, Book

The riveting story of the sex scandal that threatened the life of the young Elizabeth Tudor, and whose outcome was pivotal to the creation of the public persona of Elizabeth I.

The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor by Elizabeth Norton
Quinn, Anthony J.
Anthony J. Quinn
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A bizarre road accident claims the life of an elderly priest and propels Celcius Daly into an investigation that will reveal the truth about his mother's death thirty years ago.

Silence by Anthony J. Quinn
Dorries, Nadine
Nadine Dorries
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The enthralling story of one Irish family, haunted by ancient wrongs.

Ruby Flynn by Nadine Dorries
Penzler, Otto
Otto Penzler
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An anthology of stories inspired by the greatest detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock by Otto Penzler
Welsh, Louise
Louise Welsh
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100 scary stories to read with the light on selected and introduced by award-winning author Louise Welsh.

Ghost by Louise Welsh
Haywood, John
John Haywood
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A magisterial history of the Vikings that fully reflects the extraordinary geographical range of their activities, from Newfoundland in the west to Baghdad in the east.

Northmen by John Haywood
Ellis, Hattie
Hattie Ellis
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150 one pot recipes to feed family and friends with maximum flavour and minium fuss. From award-winning food writer Hattie Ellis.

The One Pot Cook (Fixed Format) by Hattie Ellis
Jones, Dan
Dan Jones
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A vivid, in-the-round portrait of English society in the year of Magna Carta.

Realm Divided by Dan Jones
Knight, Henrietta
Henrietta Knight
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The story of a great love between racehorse trainer Henrietta Knight and her husband, Terry Biddlecombe, who trained Best Mate to win three consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cups.

Not Enough Time by Henrietta Knight
Thompson, Laura
Laura Thompson
[field_chapter]
> Great Lives, Book

The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters – stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns – hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second World War.

Take Six Girls by Laura Thompson
Tiffin, George
George Tiffin
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A celebration of the world's greatest movie actresses – from the stars of the golden age to the icons of cinema's second century – in classic scenes and beautiful images.

A Star is Born by George Tiffin
Zhiyuan, Xu, Deeter, Michelle, Harman, Nicky
Xu Zhiyuan, Michelle Deeter, Nicky Harman
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Chinese journalist and intellectual Xu Zhiyuan paints a portrait of the world's second-largest economy via a thoughtful and wide-ranging series of mini essays on contemporary Chinese society.

Paper Tiger by Xu Zhiyuan
Adams, Max
Max Adams
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A bestselling historian tells the story of the landscapes, peoples and culture of early medieval Britain through ten walks and an epic sea voyage. 

In the Land of Giants by Max Adams
Clark, Stuart
Stuart Clark
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A groundbreaking and state-of-the-art guide to the Universe and how our latest deep space discoveries are forcing us to revisit what we know, and what we don't.

The Unknown Universe by Stuart Clark

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