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By Bythell, Shaun, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2017
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting...

By Perrick, Penny, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: A. & C. Black Publishers, 2018
Anita Leslie was a celebrated biographer who wrote extensively on subjects who were often her own relatives, such as her great-aunt Jennie Churchill,...

By Smith, Wilbur A., author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Zaffre, 2018
Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction. From being attacked...

By Tomalin, Claire, author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Viking, 2017
As one of the best biographers of her generation, Claire Tomalin has written about great novelists and poets to huge success: now, she turns to look at...

By Hamilton, Duncan, 1958- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Black Swan, 2017
Renowned for his athletic prowess, it was also his deeply entrenched values that set Eric Liddell apart from the crowd. These qualities were never better...

By Bishop, Patrick (Patrick Joseph), author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2019
Soldier, spy, lawyer, politician - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years after his death, Patrick Bishop'...

By Weir, Alison, 1951- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Jonathan Cape, 2015
Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin and grandmother of monarchs. Mary Douglas, Conuntess...

By Spurling, Hilary
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile, 2010
A portrait of the extraordinary childhood of the best-selling but now forgotten Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Pearl Buck

By Jackman, Nancy, 1907-1989
Paperback. English.
Published London: Coronet, 2012
Nancy Jackman was born in 1907 in a remote Norfolk village. Her father was a ploughman, her mother a former servant. Nancy left school at the age of 12...

By Clarke, Kenneth, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Pan Books, 2017
[New] edition
In this memoir, Ken Clarke charts his remarkable progress from working-class boy to high political office; his trenchant observations and candid account...
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