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Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered...
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Genghis Khan was by far the greatest conqueror the world has ever known, whose empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to central Europe, including all of China, the Middle East...
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Closet Queens: Some 20th Century...
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A colourful and brilliantly researched study of closet homosexuality in twentieth-century British politics.
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The Secret Queen
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When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his sons (the 'Princes in the Tower'). The crown...
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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor
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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...
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Fighting Isis
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In February 2015, Tim Locks headed to Kurdistan to fight ISIS. After watching images of the Yazidi people being slaughtered, he couldn't sit back and do nothing. ...
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The Invisible Cross: One Frontline...
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A dramatic first-hand account of life in the trenches during the First World War as told by the Western Front's longest serving frontline infantry officer.
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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex,...
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The story of a French ballerina who became richer than the Queen
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The First Nazi: Erich Ludendorff: the...
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The incredible true story of the World War I General who sponsored Hitler's rise to power and paved the way for World War II
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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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A Spy Among Friends: Philby and the...
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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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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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Universal Man: The Seven Lives of ...
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Richard Davenport-Hines
 
From the bestselling and award-winning author of 'An English Affair', a dazzlingly original thematic biography which throws fresh light on the greatest economist of the twentieth century.
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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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Testament of Youth: An...
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Vera Brittain
 
A film tie-in edition of Vera Brittain's classic autobiography, published to coincide with the major motion picture adaptation starring Dominic West, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan and Kit Harington.
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