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The Ugly Renaissance
The Ugly Renaissance Alexander Lee
Featuring the beauties of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, combined with the dark and hidden side of the Renaissance, by an acclaimed historian and expert in the period.
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Watching War Films With My Dad
Watching War Films With My Dad Al Murray
Al Murray's (AKA The Pub Landlord) musing on his childhood where his fascination with history and all things war began.
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The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War
The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War Ernest Hemingway
The Fifth Column is Hemingway’s only full length play and is based on his personal experiences in Civil War Madrid.
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Snow and Steel
Snow and Steel Peter Caddick-Adams
Peter Caddick-Adams in is one of the leading military historians of his generation and is often compared to James Holland, John Keegan, Anthony Beevor and Max Hastings. In this, his third book, he reviews one of the great final engagements of WW2: The Battle of the Bulge.
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Sisters Barbara Mortimer
In the bestselling tradition of Call the Midwife, the incredible true stories of British nurses in WWII, as told by the nurses themselves.
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The Great War
The Great War Isobel Charman
Accompanying an all-star ITV series, The Great War: The People's Story gives an incredibly personal perspective on the First World War, both at home and at the front, by vividly reconstructing the experiences of individuals through their diaries and letters.
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When Daddy Came Home
When Daddy Came Home Barry Turner, Tony Rennell
Compelling and moving real-life accounts of the impact on family life of the return of the troops at the end of the Second World War.
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The Monuments Men
The Monuments Men Robert M. Edsel
Now a major film starring GEORGE CLOONEY, MATT DAMON, CATE BLANCHETT, BILL MURRAY, JOHN GOODMAN, HUGH BONNEVILLE, BOB BALABAN, JEAN DUJARDIN and DIMITRI LEONIDAS. 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? And now a New York Times Bestseller.
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Shopgirls Pamela Cox, Annabel Hobley
'As packed with good things as the Peter Jones sale' Daily Telegraph True stories of friendship, triumph and hardship from behind the counter.
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The Mistresses of Cliveden
The Mistresses of Cliveden Natalie Livingstone
Five women. One house. One extraordinary history.
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The Final Season
The Final Season Nigel McCrery
A moving narrative history of the professional footballers who fought and died in World War I, with a foreword by Gary Lineker.
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How the French Won Waterloo - or Think They Did
How the French Won Waterloo - or Think They Did Stephen Clarke
Published in the 200th Anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo a witty look at how the French still think they won, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French and A Year in the Merde.
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M Henry Hemming
Revealed in full for the first time, the extraordinary life of Maxwell Knight, MI5’s greatest spymaster
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Shepherds and Butchers
Shepherds and Butchers Chris Marnewick
A gripping true crime story set in apartheid South Africa - soon to be a critically acclaimed Netflix film in 2017 starring Steve Coogan
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Monaco Malcolm Folley
The only definitive inside account of the world's greatest race - full of exclusive interviews with Niki Lauda, Nico Rosberg, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Ross Brawn and Bernie Ecclestone
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Voices of World War Two
Voices of World War Two Sue Elliott, Steve Humphries
In association with the flagship BBC2 series, Britain's Greatest Generation celebrates the achievements of the exceptional generation of men and women born in the early twentieth century.
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The Benn Diaries
The Benn Diaries Tony Benn
The published diaries of one of Britain's most famous politicians. A fascinating insight into twentieth century British politics.
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Iraq Jeremy Greenstock
The definitive account of Britain's war in Iraq - prohibited from publication when originally written, now fully updated and revised post-Chilcot Inquiry
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The Shankill Butchers
The Shankill Butchers Martin Dillon
A Case Study of Mass Murder
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Ireland In The 20th Century
Ireland In The 20th Century Tim Pat Coogan
'Vividly painted- A tour de force, delivered in Tim Pat Coogan's inimitable style' Ireland on Sunday
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One Minute To Midnight
One Minute To Midnight Michael Dobbs
Michael Dobbs recreates the 'most dangerous moment in human history' and brings the Cuban missile crisis to a new generation.
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Pop Constance Hays
'Colourful and timely'The Saturday Telegraph
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The Trojan War
The Trojan War Barry Strauss
Non-fiction thriller about the infamous Ancient War
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Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
Elizabeth, The Queen Mother Hugo Vickers
An authoritative and affectionate biography of the Queen Mother by a highly respected Royal biographer.
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