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1 The Ancient Olympic Games (Paperback)

by Judith Swaddling

Format: Paperback 120 pages
Published: 19/09/2011

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2 The Letters of the Younger Pliny (Paperback)

by Pliny the Younger, Betty Radice, Betty Radice

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 31/01/1974

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Presents the author's personal letters that address a range of topics, from an account of his uncle's death in the eruption that engulfed... Read more

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3 Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France (Hardback)

by Caroline Moorehead

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 10/07/2014

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High up in the mountains of the southern Massif Central in France lie tiny, remote villages united by a long and particular history. During the Nazi... Read more

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4 Down and Out in Paris and London (Paperback)

by George Orwell, Dervla Murphy

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 27/09/2001

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A memoir of the author's time among the desperately poor and destitute in London and Paris. It documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and... Read more

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5 A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 (Paperback)

by Orlando Figes

Format: Paperback 960 pages
Published: 20/02/2014

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Vast in scope, based on exhaustive original research, and written with passion, narrative skill and human sympathy, this book offers an account of... Read more

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6 The Great Warbow: From Hastings to the Mary Rose (Hardback)

by Robert Hardy, Matthew Strickland

Format: Hardback 560 pages
Published: 05/05/2011

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An exploration of the bow and arrow as weapons of war. From before the "Domesday Book", through Anglo-Saxon England, medieval Wales and... Read more

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7 One Hundred and Four Horses: A Family Forced to Run. The Horses They Had to Save. An Epic Journey to Freedom. (Paperback)

by Mandy Retzlaff

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now... Read more

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8 Played in London: Charting the Heritage of a City at Play - Played in Britain (Paperback)

by Simon Inglis

Format: Paperback 360 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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From its first century Roman amphitheatre to the 21st century Olympic Stadium at Stratford, London has always been a city of spectacles and sporting... Read more

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9 Sheila: The Australian Ingenue Who Bewitched British Society (Paperback)

by Robert Wainwright

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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Born on an Australian sheep station, Sheila Chisholm (1895-1969) wedded earls and barons, befriended literary figures and movie stars, and died a... Read more

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10 An Evil Cradling (Paperback)

by Brian Keenan

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 15/04/1993

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Brian Keenan's release from captivity was the first ray of hope for those hostages held in the Middle East. He describes the plight of his... Read more

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