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Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy...
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The extraordinary true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a linchpin of Cold War espionage.
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The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and...
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James, Duke of Monmouth, the adored illegitimate son of Charles II, was born in exile the very year that his grandfather was executed and the English monarchy...
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Goebbels
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Joseph Goebbels was one of Adolf Hitler's most loyal acolytes. But how did this club-footed son of a factory worker rise from obscurity to become Hitler's malevolent minister of propaganda...
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For the Glory: The Life of Eric Liddell
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Eric Liddell was as close to a saint as any man in modern history has been. Renowned for his athletic prowess, it was also his deeply entrenched values that set...
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Gurkha: Better to Die Than Live a...
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In Gurkha we hear, for the first time in two hundred years of service to the British crown, the authentic voice of a Gurkha soldier. Never before has a serving...
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Kick: The True Story of JFK's...
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The remarkable life of the vivacious, clever - and forgotten - Kennedy sister, who charmed the English aristocracy and was almost erased from her family history.
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Other Mitford: Pamela's Story
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Diana Alexander; Jonathan Guinness
 
Pamela Jackson, nee Mitford, is perhaps the least well known of the illustrious Mitford sisters, yet her story is just as captivating, and more revealing. Despite...
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Zero Footprint: The True Story of a...
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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up ...
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Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb
 
The bestselling memoir of NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the school girl who stood up to the Taliban. I AM MALALA inspired the acclaimed new film HE NAMED ME MALALA...
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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the...
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James Rebanks
 
Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family...
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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up ...
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Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb
 
The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.
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A Spy Among Friends: Philby and the...
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Ben Macintyre
 
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations ...
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Please, Mister Postman
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Alan Johnson
 
Paints a picture of England in the 1970s, where no celebration was complete without a Party Seven of Watney's Red Barrel, smoking was the norm rather than the exception, and...
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Napoleon the Great
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Andrew Roberts
 
Presents the biography of Napoleon who lived one of the extraordinary of all human lives. This book shows how after seizing power in a coup d'etat he ended the corruption...
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Broken Vows: Tony Blair the Tragedy ...
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Tom Bower
 
When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. On his first election campaign, Blair had promised...
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