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By Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2011
An atmospheric and historical study of everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheatres to Victorian sewers...

By Willner, Nina, 1961- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Little, Brown, 2016
When Nina's mother Hanna was just 20 years old, she escaped to West Germany with nothing more than a small satchel and the clothes on her back. It was...

By De Courcy, Anne
Paperback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2012
From the late 19th century, when the Raj was at its height, many of Britain's best and brightest young men went out to India to work. Countless young...
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By French, Patrick, 1966-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2011
A fresh account of one of the most contradictory countries on Earth, 'India' chronicles recent developments as well as telling human stories in order...

By Sandling, Ted, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Frances Lincoln Limited Publishers, 2016
Mudlarking, searching the Thames foreshore, has a long tradition: mudlarks used to be small boys grubbing a living from scrap. Today's mudlarks unearth...

By Lamb, Christina, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2015
A definitive book on the war in Afghanistan by award-winning journalist Christina Lamb. Lamb's riveting account reveals a textbook case of how not to...

By Hughes, Bettany, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017
Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where the idea is as potent as the historical fact. From the Qu'ran...

By De Bellaigue, Christopher, 1971- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: The Bodley Head, 2017
Christopher de Bellaigue presents an account of the political and social reformations that transformed the lands of Islam in the nineteenth and twentieth...

By Kaufmann, Miranda, 1982- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Oneworld, 2017
A black porter whips a white Englishman in a Gloucestershire manor house. A Moroccan woman is baptised in a London church. A Mauritanian diver is dispatched...

By Moorehead, Caroline, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2017
Mussolini was not only ruthless: he was subtle and manipulative. Black-shirted thugs did his dirty work for him: arson, murder, destruction of homes and...