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Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of ...
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Martin Andrew
 
Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne bars and wealthy travellers. Authors...
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Reading Allowed: True Stories and...
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Chris Paling
 
Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial library, and the extraordinary cast of characters he encounters every...
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The Last Shepherds
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Charles Bowden
 
Once, the UK's farmers employed thousands of shepherds, but a slump in sheep farming has cut a swathe through their ranks; nowadays shepherds are virtually a thing of the past...
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I-SPY at the School Gate: My Mum's...
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Sam Jordison
 
From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups.
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I-SPT the UK: While it Lasts
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Sam Jordison
 
From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups.
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They Came from India: The Narrandes...
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Mansingh (Jaipal) Narrandes
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The Long and Winding Road
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Alan Johnson
 
From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, this autobiography covers Alan Johnson's early political skirmishes as a trades union leader...
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i-SPY Signs and Instructions: You ...
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Sam Jordison
 
From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups.
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Walking in Berlin: A Flaneur in the...
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Franz Hessel; Amanda DeMarco
 
A timeless guide to one of the world's greatest cities. Franz Hessel was an observer par excellence of the increasingly hectic metropolis that was Berlin in the late...
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Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted...
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Keggie Carew
 
The author grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wits and dazzling...
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Panorama of the Thames: A Riverside...
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John R. Inglis; Jill Sanders
A guide to the river Thames. Written in collaboration with local experts and various local history societies, it includes information on the waterway, the landscape, and the people who lived...
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I-SPY PETS: When Human Friendship is...
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Sam Jordison
 
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Beeleigh Abbey: A Guide and History
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Christopher Foyle
 
The first definitive and comprehensive guide to the house since Fowler and Clapham’s work of 1922, and the slim guide published by W A Foyle in 1962.
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A Curious Guide to London
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Simon Leyland
From petticoat duels and lucky cats to the Stiffs Express, Lord Nelson's spare nose, the Piccadilly earthquake and the Great Beer Flood of 1814, this book takes you on a...
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Down and Out in Paris and London
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George Orwell
 
Documents the author's 'first contact with poverty'. This title shows a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as...
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A Ladybird Book of Colouring
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A wonderful colouring book in the traditional Ladybird mini hardback format, perfect for Ladybird fans of all ages. The book contains twenty-four classic Ladybird...
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