Books

Format: 08/2018
Format: 08/2018
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
Holroyd, Michael
Michael Holroyd
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> 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
Lev, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Lev
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> Great Lives, Book

Botticelli painted her, Machiavelli slandered her. She led troops into battle, married a Medici, and was imprisoned by the Borgias. The life of Caterina Sforza crossed the firmament of Renaissance Italy like a shooting star. This is her fascinating story.

Tigress of Forli by Elizabeth Lev
Massie, Robert K.
Robert K. Massie
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> Great Lives, Book

The story of the impoverished German princess who deposed her husband to become tzarina of the largest empire on earth

Catherine the Great by Robert K. Massie
Massie, Robert K.
Robert K. Massie
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> Great Lives, Book

The compelling story of the man who created modern Russia, founded St Petersburg and made his country part of Europe.

Peter the Great by Robert K. Massie
Thompson, Laura
Laura Thompson
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> Great Lives, Book

A much-praised biography of the most brilliant of the Mitford sisters, who dazzled and scandalized interwar high society with their wit and sometimes controversial lifestyles.

Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford The Biography by Laura Thompson