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1 Please, Mister Postman (Hardback)

by Alan Johnson

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 18/09/2014

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Paints a vivid picture of England in the 1970s, where no celebration was complete without a Party Seven of Watney's Red Barrel, smoking was the... Read more

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2 Victoria: A Life (Hardback)

by A. N. Wilson

Format: Hardback 656 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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A. N. Wilson's sweeping and authoritative new biography of Queen Victoria is a majestic portrait of a monarch whose name defines a golden era in... Read more

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3 Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor (Hardback)

by Adrian Goldsworthy

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

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4 Blazing Star: The Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (Hardback)

by Alexander Larman

Format: Hardback 408 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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A thrilling portrait of the wild freedoms enjoyed at the court of Charles II, focusing on the most notorious man of the age, the scandalous Earl of... Read more

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5 Gnarr: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World (Hardback)

by Jon Gnarr

Format: Hardback 182 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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6 Sailing Close to the Wind: Reminiscences (Hardback)

by Dennis Skinner

Format: Hardback 272 pages
Published: 18/09/2014

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The memoirs of one of Britain's most remarkable political figures. Read more

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7 Hard Choices: A Memoir (Hardback)

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Format: Hardback 656 pages
Published: 10/06/2014

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of... Read more

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8 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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9 The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians (Hardback)

by Janice Hadlow, Martin Davidson

Format: Hardback 704 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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An intensely moving account of George III's doomed attempt to create a happy, harmonious family, written with astonishing emotional force by a... Read more

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10 Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant (Hardback)

by Tracy Borman

Format: Hardback 464 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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