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1 Napoleon the Great (Hardback)

by Andrew Roberts

Format: Hardback 976 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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In the space of just twenty years, from October 1795 when as a young artillery captain he cleared the streets of Paris of insurrectionists, to his... Read more

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2 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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3 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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4 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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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 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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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 The World of Yesterday (Hardback)

by Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell, Nathan Burton

Format: Hardback 480 pages
Published: 20/11/2014

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9 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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10 Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered (Hardback)

by Dianne Hales

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the woman who became the most famous artistic subjects of all time - Mona Lisa. Read more

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