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By Sandbrook, Dominic, author
Paperback. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2020
The early 1980s were the most dramatic, colourful and controversial in our modern history. Margaret Thatcher had come to power with a daring plan to reverse...

By McCallion, Henry, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: John Blake, 2020
When British troops first deployed to Northern Ireland in 1969, to halt the threat of a new rising force - the Provisional Irish Republican Army - they...

By Asbridge, Thomas S., author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2020
[New edition] All editions (2)
One of the world's foremost authorities on the subject, Thomas Asbridge offers a vivid and penetrating history of the crusades. Drawing upon painstaking...

By Fuller, Alexandra, 1969- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Serpent's Tail, 2020
After her father's sudden death, Alexandra Fuller realises that if she is going to weather his loss, she will need to become the parts of him she misses...

By Xinran, 1958- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2020
Xinran begins with the magic and tragedy of one young couple's wedding night in 1950, and goes on to tell personal experiences of loss, grief and hardship...

By Heffer, Simon, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Windmill Books, 2020
This work follows Britain's path from the day the fatal shots were fired at Sarajevo in June 1914 to the moment the guns finally fell silent on 11th November...

By Thomson, Mike, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020
Down in the basement of a bombed building in a heavily shelled area of Darayya there is a secret library. Around it, shattered buildings that were once...

By Clayton, Tim, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2019
Between two attempts in 1800 and 1804 to assassinate Napoleon Bonaparte, the British government launched a campaign of black propaganda of unprecedented...

By MacGregor, Iain, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Constable, 2020
This is a powerful, fascinating, and ground-breaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the legendary and most important military gate on the border of East...

By Wilson, Alison 1920-2005, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Constable, 2020
Aged 19, Alison McKelvie was a self-confessed romantic, immersed in books and poetry, and dreaming of beauty, truth and love. In 1940, whilst working...
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