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By Humbert, Agnès
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2008
First published in France in 1946 and never before published in English, Agnès Humbert's secret journal entries describe her involvement in the French...

By Sebag Montefiore, Simon, 1965-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Phoenix, 2008
'Young Stalin' is an adventure story about an exceptional, turbulent young man, born in exoticism, raised in the church, fancying himself a poet, then...

By Smith, David James, 1956-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010
Nelson Mandela was not always elderly or benign. This book is about the man that people have forgotten - Young Mandela, the committed terrorist who left...

By Baldwin, David, 1947-
Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: Amberley, 2011
In this book, David Baldwin sets out to find the real Robin Hood, looking for clues in the earliest ballads & in official & legal documents of the 13th...

By Hilton, Lisa, 1974- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014
Lisa Hilton's biography of 'The Virgin Queen', Elizabeth I, provides new insights on the monarch's compelling, enthralling life story. It is a book that...

By Castor, Helen, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2014
We all know the story of Joan of Arc. A peasant girl who hears voices from God. A warrior leading an army to victory, in an age that believes women cannot...

By Hewitt, Catherine, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Icon, 2015
Valtesse de la Bigne was a celebrated nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan. She was painted by Manet and inspired Emile Zola, who immortalised her in...

By Waldegrave, Katie, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hutchinson, 2013
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were life-long friends. They were also the daughters of best friends - William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge...

By Szabó, Tania, author
Hardback. English.
Published Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press, 2015
SOE agent Violette Szabó was the daughter of an English father and French mother, and widow of a French army officer killed in action in North Africa...

By Davies, Hunter, 1936- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
Hunter Davies' childhood lived amongst the post-war dirt and grime of Carlisle was immediately hailed as a classic memoir from one of Britain's foremost...
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