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Book For Postage by None (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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The West End Front: The Wartime Secrets Of London's Grand Hotels by Matthew Sweet (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The Ritz, the Savoy, the Dorchester and Claridge's - during the Second World War they teemed with spies, con-artists, deposed royals and the exiled governments of Europe. Meet the girl from MI5 who... read more


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The Suspicions Of Mr. Whicher: Or The Murder At Road Hill House by Kate Summerscale (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The dramatic story of the real-life murder that inspired the birth of modern detective fiction. In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat... read more



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The Year 1000: An Englishman's Year by Robert Lacey, Danny Danziger (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"August was the month when flies started to become a problem, buzzing round the dung heaps in the corner of every farmyard and hovering over the open cesspits of human refuse that were located... read more


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Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Bataan Death March was just the beginning of the woes American soldiers captured by the Japanese army in the Philippines had to endure. The survivors of the march faced not only their captors'... read more


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Pirates: A General History Of The Robberies And Murders Of The Most Notorious Pirates by Charles Johnson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"I presume we need make no Apology for giving the Name of a History to the following Sheets, though they contain nothing but the Actions of a Parcel of Robbers." A "Parcel of Robbers" they may be,... read more


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Food And Cooking In 19th-Century Britain: History And Recipes (Food & Cooking In Britain) by Jane Renfrew, et al (More from this author). Added: In the last week

This is an illustrated history, with information on food, cooking equipment, the design of kitchens, the serving of meals and the development of taste and etiquette, with recipes adapted for the... read more


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From The Four Corners (Penguin 60s) by Jan Morris (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Russia: Broken Idols, Solemn Dreams by David Shipler (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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The Russians by Hedrick Smith (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people. Over steaming samovars, in cramped flats, and on dirt-floors, he has spoken to peasants and... read more


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Shallow Graves In Siberia by Michael Krupa (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Lights, Camera, Action!: A Century Of The Cinema by Tony Bilbow, John Gau (More from this author). Added: In the last week

1995 marks the anniversary of 100 years of cinema. This book throws a spotlight on the stars and explains why the cinema has always needed them. It describes the days when Charlie Chaplin and Mary... read more


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The Secret Life Of Bletchley Park: The WWII Codebreaking Centre And The Men And Women Who Worked There by Sinclair McKay (More from this author). Added: In the last week

'McKay's book is an eloquent tribute to a quite remarkable group of men and women, whose like we will not see again.' Four stars ****(Mail On Sunday)Bletchley Park was where one of the war’s most... read more


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The Spanish Civil War by Antony Beevor (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The civil war that tore Spain apart between 1936 and 1939 and attracted liberals and socialists from across the world to support the cause against Franco was one of the most hard-fought and bitterest... read more


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Midnight In Peking by Paul French (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Midnight in Peking is a gripping true murder mystery by Paul FrenchTHE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4'A first-rate murder story, a thrilling narrative. Hurtles along from one... read more


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Beyond Top Secret U by Ewen Montagu (More from this author). Added: In the last week

For mos people working in British intelligence during WW2 the highest classification for secret information was Ultra Secret...But in fact there was another classification beyond this, something... read more


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World's Greatest Mistakes, The by Nigel Blundell (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A collection of true accounts of mistakes down the ages, ranging from the funny to the tragic and the farcical.


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Born In The Sixties by Tim Glynne Jones (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed: The Story Of The Village Of Le Chambon And How Goodness Happened There by Philip P. Hallie (More from this author). Added: In the last week

During the most terrible years of World War II, when inhumanity and political insanity held most of the world in their grip and the Nazi domination of Europe seemed irrevocable and unchallenged, a... read more