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The books behind the movies

We've said it before and we'll say it again, the book's better. Don't get us wrong, we like films but adaptations from books are often disappointing. The story has to be cut down or changed, characters can't be properly fleshed out, your imagination becomes constrained by what's on screen. No, the book is always better.

Television companions and tie-ins

A TV series is nothing nowadays without an accompanying book. Learn to cook with Mary Berry. Or you could always get your hands dirty with The Big Allotment Challenge. And if you're excited as we are about the new Jamaica Inn adaptation appearing soon on the BBC, why not read the classic Du Maurier tale as well?

The centenary of World War One

2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. It claimed over 16 million lives and impacted upon nearly every country in the world. Discover the history of WW1 with this selection of just some of the many books being published to commemorate the occasion.

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