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1 To Fight Alongside Friends: The First World War Diaries of Charlie May (Hardback)

by Gerry Harrison, David Crane

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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The First World War Diaries of Manchester Pals Captain Charlie May - written and kept in secret and published now for the first time. A born... Read more

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2 Dad's War (Hardback)

by Chris Tarrant

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 22/05/2014

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Chris Tarrant and his father Basil were very close, they played sport together, watched sport together and shared the same sense of humour. Chris... Read more

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3 Josephine: Desire, Ambition, Napoleon (Paperback)

by Kate Williams

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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Abandoned in Paris by her aristocratic husband, Josephine's future did not look promising. But while her friends and contemporaries were sent to... Read more

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4 Angela Merkel: The Authorized Biography (Paperback)

by Stefan Kornelius, Anthea Bell, Christopher Moncrieff

Format: Paperback 300 pages
Published: 15/06/2014

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This authorized biography sheds light on the person behind the politician. As well as explaining how Angela Merkel's world view was shaped and... Read more

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5 Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood (Hardback)

by Andrew Borowiec

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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Poland suffered terribly under the Nazis. By the end of the war six million had been killed: some were innocent civilians - half of them were Jews -... Read more

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6 Noble Endeavours: The Life of Two Countries, England and Germany, in Many Stories (Paperback)

by Miranda Seymour

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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The life of two countries, England and Germany, in many stories. Read more

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7 Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France (Paperback)

by Nicholas Shakespeare

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

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For Priscilla, pre-war Paris was an exciting carousel of suitors, soirees and heartbreak, and eventually a lavish wedding to a French aristocrat.... Read more

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8 The Borgias: History's Most Notorious Dynasty (Paperback)

by Mary Hollingsworth

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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History's most notorious dynasty brought vividly to life. Read more

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