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1 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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2 Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success (Hardback)

by Paul Forkan, Rob Forkan

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 13/11/2014

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On Boxing Day 2004, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan lost their parents in the tsunami that devastated Sri Lanka. This is an enthralling, harrowing... Read more

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3 No Such Thing as Failure: The Extraordinary Life of a Great British Adventurer (Hardback)

by David Hempleman-Adams

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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Why risk frostbite pulling a sledge to the North Pole? Why experience the Death Zone on Everest? Why fly in the tiny basket of a precarious balloon... Read more

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4 A Humour of Love: A Memoir (Hardback)

by Robert Montagu

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Published: 02/09/2014

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Downstairs in the evening, Dad's dinner party is going strong. The county guests and MPs and ladies in their dresses are toasting the success of... Read more

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5 At the Going Down of the Sun: Love, Loss and Sacrifice in Afghanistan (Hardback)

by Graham Bound

Format: Hardback 436 pages
Published: 11/11/2014

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6 Wylie: The Brave Street Dog Who Never Gave Up (Hardback)

by Pen Farthing

Format: Hardback 288 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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The remarkable true story of Wylie, a dog who endured horrific cruelty in Afghanistan and survived against the odds to become top dog at the 2014... Read more

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7 The Secret Agent's Bedside Reader: A Compendium of Spy Writing (Hardback)

by Michael Smith

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 30/09/2014

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A compendium of the finest writing, including fiction and biography, on and by spies. Read more

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8 Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival (Hardback)

by Laurence Gonzales

Format: Hardback 432 pages
Published: 15/08/2014

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Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet. Read more

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9 Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free (Hardback)

by Hector Tobar

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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A dramatic account of the 33 miners of the San Jose mine in Chile by novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar, in official... Read more

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