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1 Four Sisters:the Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses (Paperback)

by Helen Rappaport

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 29/01/2015

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Award-winning and critically acclaimed historian Helen Rappaport turns to the tragic story of the daughters of the last Tsar of all the Russias,... Read more

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2 A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz (Hardback)

by Goran Rosenberg, Sarah Death, John Cullen

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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A shattering literary memoir by the son of Holocaust survivors, and a darkly tender exploration of a child's relationship with his father Read more

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3 Hanns and Rudolf: The German Jew and the Hunt for the Kommandant of Auschwitz (Paperback)

by Thomas Harding

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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Hanns Alexander was the son of a prosperous German family who fled Berlin for London in the 1930s. Rudolf Hoss was a farmer and soldier who became... Read more

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4 Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete (Hardback)

by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Format: Hardback 240 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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A daring behind-enemy-lines mission from the author of A Time of Gifts and The Broken Road, who was once described by the BBC as 'a cross... Read more

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5 Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor (Hardback)

by Adrian Goldsworthy

Format: Hardback 608 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor. Read more

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6 Billions to Bust and Back: How I Made, Lost and Rebuilt a Fortune, and What I Learned on the Way (Hardback)

by Thor Bjorgolfsson

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 27/11/2014

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Part confessional, part masterclass - an exuberant manifesto for entrepreneurship by Iceland's first billionaire Read more

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7 Havel: A Life (Hardback)

by Michael Zantovsky

Format: Hardback 560 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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This startling biography explores the remarkable life of an iconic figure of the twentieth century, Vaclav Havel, author and dissident, who became... Read more

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8 Mitterrand: A Study in Ambiguity (Paperback)

by Philip Short

Format: Paperback 704 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Aesthete, sensualist, bookworm, politician of Machiavellian cunning: Francois Mitterrand was a man of exceptional gifts and exceptional flaws who,... Read more

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9 Joan of Arc (Hardback)

by Helen Castor

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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Brings us afresh a gripping life of Joan of Arc. Instead of the icon, the author gives us a living, breathing young woman; a roaring girl fighting... Read more

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10 Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 Vol. I (Hardback)

by Stephen Kotkin

Format: Hardback 976 pages
Published: 23/10/2014

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A biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world. This book offers the portrait and explanation of Stalin's and Russian... Read more

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