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1 The Biscuit Girls (Paperback)

by Hunter Davies

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had different reasons for applying to work at Carr's biscuits, but once they had put on their... Read more

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2 Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator (Hardback)

by Jean Findlay

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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C K Scott Moncrieff's celebrated translation of Proust's A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which... Read more

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3 The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria (Paperback)

by Max Adams

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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An unjustly forgotten seventh-century English monarch is rescued from Dark Age obscurity in this magisterial biography. Read more

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4 Tudor: The Family Story (Paperback)

by Leanda de Lisle

Format: Paperback 560 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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The Tudors are a national obsession; they are our most notorious family in history. But beyond the well-worn headlines is a family still more... Read more

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5 Tales of a Tiller Girl (Paperback)

by Irene Holland

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 31/07/2014

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A heart-warming nostalgia memoir from a member of the world famous dance troupe, The Tiller Girls. Based in London in the 1930s, 40s and 50s,... Read more

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6 Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin (Paperback)

by Damian McBride

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 25/07/2014

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With scandalous new chapters, this is the paperback edition of the political book of 2013. Read more

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7 Elizabeth of York (Paperback)

by Alison Weir

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen she was relegated... Read more

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8 Ring of Bright Water (Hardback)

by Gavin Maxwell

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 07/07/2014

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Ring of Bright Water is an autobiographical work by Gavin Maxwell. Hailed a masterpiece when it was first published, the story of Gavin... Read more

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9 Me After You (Paperback)

by Lucie Brownlee

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 10/07/2014

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At the impossibly young age of 37, as they were making love one night, the author's beloved husband Mark dropped dead. As she tried to make... Read more

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10 Under a Mackerel Sky (Paperback)

by Rick Stein

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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The author's childhood in 1950s rural Oxfordshire and North Cornwall was idyllic. His parents were charming and gregarious, their five children... Read more

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