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Great British Cycling
Great British Cycling Ellis Bacon
The first ever history in one volume of cycle racing in Great Britain from its earliest origins to back-to-back Tour de France triumphs.
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A Kill in the Morning
A Kill in the Morning Graeme Shimmin
Take the meticulous research of Robert Harris, the spy thrills of Ian Fleming, the classic action of Alistair MacLean, the dystopian vision of The Man in the High Castle, and the wild ride of a Tarantino film and you're coming close to A Kill in the Morning . . .
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Home and Away
Home and Away Dave Roberts
A brilliant evocation of non-league football and its diehard fans as Dave Roberts follows his beloved Bromley FC and rediscovers a country he has not lived in for 35 years.
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Underdogs
Underdogs Tony Hannan
The inspirational tale of a group of part-time rugby league players punching above their weight and bringing pride to a Yorkshire mill town fallen on hard times.
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An Aristocratic Affair
An Aristocratic Affair Janet Gleeson
The scandalous life of Georgiana's sister, Harriet Spencer - Countess of Bessborough.
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The Dragon Syndicates Martin Booth
A sensational look at the history of, and the global threat posed by, the Chinese organised crime syndicates: the Triads.
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Cannabis: A History
Cannabis: A History Martin Booth
An in-depth, insightful, accessible and entertaining study of the world's most controversial weed - and, after tobacco, alcohol and aspirin, the world's most widely taken drug.
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The Mapmaker's Wife Robert Whitaker
An extraordinary 18th century true adventure - a story of love, murder and survival set in the heart of the Amazon...
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The Lost Mona Lisa
The Lost Mona Lisa R A Scotti
The extraordinary true story of the biggest art theft in history.
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Beastly Fury
Beastly Fury Richard Sanders
A fascinating, funny and sometimes alarming tale of how a violent and chaotic folk game became modern football.
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Xanadu
Xanadu John Man
The respected historian and travel writer, John Man, tells the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveller – Marco Polo – and the moment when East met West for the first time.
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The Gutenberg Revolution
The Gutenberg Revolution John Man
‘The best book about the origin of books you could read. It is clear, engaging, fast-paced and authoritative’ Stephen Fry
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Alpha Beta
Alpha Beta John Man
How the alphabet shaped the western world
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The Terracotta Army
The Terracotta Army John Man
The incredible story of China's greatest archaeological treasure - the Terracotta Army.
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Attila The Hun
Attila The Hun John Man
The first popular biography of the great warlord, Attila the Hun.
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The Great Wall
The Great Wall John Man
The extraordinary story of China's wonder of the world
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Bunker Hill
Bunker Hill Nathaniel Philbrick
Sunday Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and The Last Stand Nathaniel Philbrick turns to the visceral and dramatic beginnings of one of the most significant episodes in American and British history: the American Revolution.
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Too Important for the Generals
Too Important for the Generals Allan Mallinson
Published as the world marks the centenary of one of the most infamous battles of the First World War, the Somme, this powerfully-argued and polemical new history of the war by one of Britain's most respected military historians explores how the war was fought, how near we came to losing it - and why winning proved so costly and why the Allied generals and politicians failed to find a less bloody strategy for victory.
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1914: Fight the Good Fight
1914: Fight the Good Fight Allan Mallinson
Now in paperback, this fascinating and revelatory new history of the origins of the First World War, of those first few crucial weeks of fighting, and of how Britain and its army fared has won the 2014 British Army Military Book of the Year.
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1421
1421 Gavin Menzies
The explosive and bestselling true story of the extraordinary sea voyage that rewrote history...
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Where They Lay Earl Swift
Part history, part travelogue, part adventure - the extraordinary story of the US Army's Central Identification Unit
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The Devil In The White City
The Devil In The White City Erik Larson
1893: The Chicago World's Fair, and a true story of magic and murder that changed america.
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The Real Great Escape
The Real Great Escape Guy Walters
The definitive study on this world famous escape adventure.
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Hunting Evil
Hunting Evil Guy Walters
The dramatic true story of the hunt to bring Nazi war criminals to justice, written with the pace of a real-life thriller
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