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1 This Boy (Paperback)

by Alan Johnson

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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The author's family lived in condemned housing, declared unfit for human habitation, in a cramped flat with no central heating, no electricity... Read more

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2 A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal (Hardback)

by Ben Macintyre

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 03/03/2014

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3 Cruel Crossing: Escaping Hitler Across the Pyrenees (Paperback)

by Edward Stourton

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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The mountain paths are as treacherous as they are steep - the more so in the dark and in winter. Hundreds of those who climbed through the Pyrenees... Read more

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4 Roy Jenkins (Hardback)

by John Campbell

Format: Hardback 832 pages
Published: 27/03/2014

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Roy Jenkins was probably the best Prime Minister Britain never had. His career spans the half-century from Attlee to Tony Blair during which he... Read more

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5 Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain (Paperback)

by Charlotte Higgins

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song... Read more

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6 Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East (Hardback)

by Scott Anderson

Format: Hardback 592 pages
Published: 01/04/2014

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Lawrence in Arabia is a fascinating book, the best work of military history in recent memory and an illuminating analysis of issues that still loom... Read more

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7 Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations (Paperback)

by Mary Beard

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 13/03/2014

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Explores our rich classical heritage - from Greek drama to Roman jokes, introducing some larger-than-life characters of history, such as Alexander... Read more

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8 The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (Paperback)

by Robert M. Edsel

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 13/02/2014

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What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group of heroes? What if I... Read more

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9 The Northmen's Fury: A History of the Viking World (Hardback)

by Philip Parker

Format: Hardback 464 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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Describes how and why a region at the edge of Europe came to dominate and to terrorise much of the rest of the continent for nearly three centuries... Read more

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10 1913: The World Before the Great War (Paperback)

by Charles Emmerson

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 06/02/2014

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Forever in the shadow of the war which followed, 1913 is usually seen as little more than the antechamber to apocalypse. This title proposes a... Read more

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