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The White Queen on BBC One
A lusty adaptation of Philippa Gregory's best-selling trilogy of novels set around the Wars of the Roses. The next book, The White Princess, centers on the life of Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII and the mother of Henry VIII.
|Format:||Hardback 544 pages|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Ltd|
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The haunting story of the mother of the Tudors, Elizabeth of York, wife to Henry VII. Beautiful eldest daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville... Read more
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
The book's author Ian Mortimer transports viewers back to Elizabethan England and reveals, in vivid detail, a living, breathing Tudor world.
The past is a foreign country - this is your guide....
The past is a foreign country; they do things...
F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
The release of the latest big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's tale of decadence, idealism and excess, The Great Gatsby, directed by Baz Luhrmann.
Official Film Edition including interview with Baz...
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars
Remarkable in its scope, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars is a top-down view of Earth after a full-scale zombie apocalypse told through the interviews of a travelling reporter. Horrific, but satisfying.
It began with rumours from China about another...
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Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace
Scott Thorson's memoirs on which the Stephen Soderbergh film is based.
|Format:||Paperback 272 pages|
|Publisher:||Head of Zeus|
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Scott Thorson, a poor boy from a succession of foster homes, met Liberace when he was just 16 years old. Liberace, aged 57, took Scott under his... Read more
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Books on film and DVD
This week on the radio
Peter Stothard, former editor of The Times traces his lifelong interest in the history of Cleopatra, and his repeated failure to write the book about her that he has started so many times, in Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra, which is BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week whilst A Commonplace Killing, a dark and mysterious thriller by Sian Busby, continues as the Book at Bedtime.
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When Peter Stothard, editor of the Times Literary...
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Celebrate 100 years of Barbara Pym
The Saturday Telegraph celebrated the works of Barbara Pym who would have been 100 this year.
Waterstones Cardholders can rediscover the much loved 1950's author and earn 100 bonus points on Pym's novels in June. The books have been vibrantly rejacketed on the outside and adorned with picturesque prose on the inside.
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