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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 Larman, Alexander, 1981- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020
Using previously unpublished and rare archival material, and new interviews with those who knew Edward and Wallis, 'The Crown in Crisis' is the conclusive...

By Connelly, Charlie, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020
A bulwark against invasion, a conduit for exchange and a challenge to be conquered, the English Channel has always been many things to many people. Today...

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...

By Bouverie, Tim, 1987- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2020
On a wet afternoon in September 1938, Neville Chamberlain stepped off an aeroplane and announced that his visit to Hitler had averted the greatest crisis...

By Ash, Lamorna, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020
There is the Cornwall Lamorna Ash knew as a child - the idyllic, folklore-rich place her mother is from and where she spent her summer holidays. Then...

By Albert, Edoardo, 1963- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2020
'Warrior' tells the story of forgotten man, a man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh castle in Northumberland. It is the story...
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