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  • The first volume in Peter Ackroyd's stunning new six-part history of England, taking us from Stonehenge to the death of Henry VII...

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  • B>'A scrupulous piece of reporting, necessary, timely and very sobering' John Le Carr/b>b>e/b>A Sunday Times Best Book of 2018Agent. Prisoner. Target.br>Who is Sergei Skripal?4 March 2018, Salisbury, England. A man and his daughter are found slumped on a bench, poisoned by the deadly nerve agent Nov...

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  • The second volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful history of England: the Tudors...

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  • B>The sensational Sunday Times #1 Bestseller about taking on the mafia, the Clintons and Trump./b>'An urgent clarion call.' - The Financial TimesIn his massive Number One bestselling memoir, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situ...

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  • B>Revolution, the fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England begins in 1688 with a revolution and ends in 1815 with a famous victory. /b>In it, Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Revolution to the Regency, when the flamboyant Prince o...

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  • Anglais CIVIL WAR

    Peter Ackroyd

    In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of England's history, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of Elizabeth I became the first Stuart king of England, and ends with the deposition and flight into exile of his grandson, James II. Th...

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  • Official tie-in to the new Ryan Gosling film: the true story of a brutal secret police team operating in1950s Los Angeles...

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  • An extraordinary journey into the biggest, most impenetrable trafficking network the world has ever seen....

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  • The conventional narrative of the Second World War is well known. Bringing a fresh eye to bear on a story we think we know, this title reminds us that the war in Europe was dominated by two evil monsters - Hitler and Stalin - whose fight for supremacy consumed the best people in Germany and in the U...

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  • In this compelling new reconstruction, Germany's greatest historian of Nazism describes in vivid detail the claustrophobic atmosphere of the Fuhrer's bunker during the bitter last days of the war when, drugged and enfeebled, Hitler veered between hysterical despair and lunatic optimism while his reg...

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  • From one of Britain's military historians, this title concerns one of the greatest military feats during World War II, the transformation of the German force's activities in the weeks following the battles in Holland and the German border....

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  • Just before the year 1000 a young Viking named Thorvald the Far-farer turned his back on the pagan gods of his fathers to preach the Christian gospel, travelling to Jerusalem, the golden heart of all medieval world maps....

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  • At eighteen, Alexander had conquered mainland Greece, was crowned King of Macedonia at twenty and by twenty-six he had made himself master of the once mighty Persian Empire. By the time of his death, aged only thirty-three, in 323BCE he was ruler of the known world and was being worshipped as a god ...

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  • Africa is the only continent to have grown poorer. Why? This book seeks to diagnose the sickness that continues to hobble Africa's development. It provides a history and a commentary on the enigma of modern Africa....

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  • A story of Campania under the rule of a murderous organization....

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  • Brings fresh insight into the panorama of the Roman Empire's end, from the bejewelled splendour of the imperial court to the dripping forests of 'Barbaricum'. This title examines the extraordinary success story that was the empire and shows how Europe's barbarians, transformed by centuries of contac...

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  • Focuses on strategic issues as well as research in hitherto unopened Russian archives. This title provides study of what the Soviets called - and what their fifteen successor states still call - the Great Patriotic War....

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  • Many years have passed since the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the USSR. Written by a historian of modern Russia, this book sets out to examine the history of communism throughout the world. It shows that although communism in its original form is dead or dying, the poverty and injusti...

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  • "A History of Modern Britain" confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics. It tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival idealisms, came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, celebrity and self-gratification....

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  • Anglais Frost/Nixon

    David Frost

    Shows how the author pursued the idea of interviewing Richard Nixon and tries to bring the ex-President to confront his past. This book presents an account of the only public trial that Nixon would ever have, and a revelation of the man's character as it appeared in the stress of twelve grueling ses...

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  • Tells the story - the pain and the struggle, the humiliations and the glories - of the world's largest democracy, India. This book includes the protests and conflicts that have peppered the history of free India. It moves between history and biography, and offers an account of India's rebirth....

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  • Confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics. This book tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival idealisms, came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, celebrity and self-gratification....

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  • The Korean War has been the black hole of modern American history. This title intends to change that, presenting readers a narrative of the political decisions and miscalculations on both sides. It charts the disastrous path that led to the entry of Chinese forces near the Yalu, and that caught Doug...

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