Books

Format: 12/2017
Format: 12/2017
Cheetham, Anthony
Anthony Cheetham
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> Great Lives, Book

A fully up to date history of England's most infamous king, Richard III, the last of the Plantagenets.

The Life and Times of Richard III by Anthony Cheetham
Chernow, Ron
Ron Chernow
[field_chapter]
> Great Lives, Book

The life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton.

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Holroyd, Michael
Michael Holroyd
[field_chapter]
> Great Lives, Book

The essential George Bernard Shaw biography for the general reader, showing a provocative and paradoxical figure sympathetically and movingly portrayed.

Bernard Shaw by Michael Holroyd
Holroyd, Michael
Michael Holroyd
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> Great Lives, Book

The essential biography of the British writer, critic and founding member of the Bloomsbury Group.

Lytton Strachey by Michael Holroyd
Johnson, Lauren
Lauren Johnson
[field_chapter]
> Great Lives, Book

A vivid and original portrait of a year that stands at a crossroads between two great monarchs and two ages of English history.

So Great a Prince by Lauren Johnson
Lough, David
David Lough
[field_chapter]
> Great Lives, Book

The untold story of Winston Churchill's precarious finances.

No More Champagne by David Lough
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
Thompson, Laura
Laura Thompson
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> 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