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1 Under a Mackerel Sky (Paperback)

by Rick Stein

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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The author's childhood in 1950s rural Oxfordshire and North Cornwall was idyllic. His parents were charming and gregarious, their five children... Read more

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2 Tales of a Tiller Girl (Paperback)

by Irene Holland

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 31/07/2014

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A heart-warming nostalgia memoir from a member of the world famous dance troupe, The Tiller Girls. Based in London in the 1930s, 40s and 50s,... Read more

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3 The Biscuit Girls (Paperback)

by Hunter Davies

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had different reasons for applying to work at Carr's biscuits, but once they had put on their... Read more

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4 Live at the Brixton Academy: A Riotous Life in the Music Business (Paperback)

by Simon Parkes, J. S. Rafaeli

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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5 Her Ladyship's Girl: A Maid's Life in London (Paperback)

by Anwyn Moyle

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 31/07/2014

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A fascinating memoir of a Welsh servant girl and lady's maid who lived and served in London between the wars. Read more

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6 Men of Letters (Paperback)

by Duncan Barret

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/08/2014

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Using the personal stories and letters of the men who joined the Post Office Riffles, this is a moving account of how the war touched the lives of... Read more

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7 Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions (Paperback)

by Matthew Dennison

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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A fresh, witty, accessible life of Queen Victoria. Not since Lytton Strachey has the irony, contradictions and influence of this Queen been treated... Read more

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8 Robert the Bruce: pocket GIANTS (Paperback)

by Fiona Watson

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 01/08/2014

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9 A Touch of Treason (Paperback)

by Ian R. Hamilton, Tommy Sheridan

Format: Paperback 176 pages
Published: 07/07/2014

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This is the swashbuckling life story (so far) of one of Scotland's greatest sons. Ian Hamilton, born the son of a Paisley tailor in 1925, who... Read more

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10 Is the Vicar in, Pet?: From the Pit to the Pulpit - My Childhood in a Geordie Vicarage (Paperback)

by Barbara Fox

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

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