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By Sweet, Matthew
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber, 2011
The Ritz, the Savoy, the Dorchester and Claridge's - during WWII they teemed with spies and the exiled governments of Europe. Using the memories of first...

By Downing, Taylor, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2015
The First World War is often viewed as a war fought by armies of millions living and fighting in trenches, aided by brutal machinery that cost the lives...

By Marr, Andrew, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Quadrille, 2017
In 'A Short Book About Painting', writer and broadcaster Andrew Marr tackles the subjects of inspiration, creativity, politics, beauty and form. How does...

By Crystal, David, 1941-
Paperback. English.
Published Harlow: Longman, 2004
3rd ed
David Crystal guides readers through the maze of structures and terminology of the English language. He shows how language structures link together, describes...

By Walker, Stephen
Hardback. English.
Published London: Collins, 2011
This story begins in Rome at the outbreak of WWII, when ardent Nazi Herbert Kappler, SS Obersturmbanfuhrer, and Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty would become...

By Carter, Eric, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2014
This publication tells the story of Second World War fighter pilot Eric Carter, one of only four surviving members of a secret mission, code-named Force...

Hardback. English.
Published London: Guardian, 2014
This title presents a surprising, immediate, sometimes humbling, sometimes uplifting insight into what the British society was reading about, and thinking...

By McKay, Sinclair
Hardback. English.
Published London: Aurum, 2010
Bletchley Park in the Buckinghamshire countryside was home to Britain's most brilliant mathematical brains and the scene of immense advances in technology...

By Blainey, Geoffrey
Paperback. English.
Published London: Viking, 2010
In 1769, two ships set out in search of a missing continent. That Christmas, in New Zealand waters, the two captains were almost within sight of each...

By Gardiner, Juliet, 1945-
Hardback. English.
Published London: HarperPress, 2010
September 1940 marked the beginning of Nazi Germany's sustained attack on civilian Britain. Lasting eight months, the Blitz was a new and terrible form...
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