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By Fraser, Antonia, 1932- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018
This is a gripping character-driven piece of narrative history. It is also a distant mirror of our times, posing the abiding question of balancing the...

By Lee, Laurie, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin Classics, 2016
Laurie Lee left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was 19, but it remained with him throughout his life until, many years later, he returned...

By Tindall, Gillian, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2013
The history of place in the hands of a master in the evocation of time and social change. In this text, the houses - a Cotswold vicarage, a one-time girls...

By Holland, Tom, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2013
Spanning Constantinople to the Arabian desert, and starring some of the most remarkable rulers who ever lived, Tom Holland tells a story vivid with drama...

By Rodriguez, Deborah, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Sphere, 2014
Deborah Rodriguez arrived in Afghanistan in 2002 and opened the first beauty salon in Kabul that actually trained local women to become beauticians. All...

By Hughes, Kim (Bomb disposal operator), author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2018
This is a book about science, bombs, and what happens to the human psyche when every day you go to work might be your last. Kim Hughes is the most highly...

By Beard, Mary, 1955- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series Civilisation is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely of its time: patrician...

By Ahmad, Aeham, 1988- author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Michael Joseph, 2019
An extremely moving account of life in Yarmouk, Damascus, from a man determined to hold onto hope in the face of war. This tender and poetic account of...

By Cornwell, Bernard, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
In his first work of non-fiction, Cornwell combines his storytelling skills with a meticulously researched history to give a riveting account of every...

By Teege, Jennifer, 1970- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2015
An international bestseller, this is the extraordinary memoir of a German-Nigerian woman who learns that her grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant...
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