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By Clutterbuck, Peter, author
Paperback. English.
Published Rearsby: Clipper Large Print Books, 2018
This is a classic real-life story of derring do on the high seas, complete with extreme risk, last-minute ingenuity and many near-misses. Beginning in...

By Marshall, Tim, 1959- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Elliott and Thompson Limited, 2016
Updated edition
Spread over ten chapters, using maps, essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely travelled author, 'Prisoners of Geography' looks...

By Lartéguy, Jean, 1920- author
Paperback. English.
Published New York: Penguin Books, 2015
New edition
WhenThe Centurionswas first published in 1960, readers were riveted by the thrilling account of soldiers fighting for survival in hostile environments...

By Kaplan, Robert D., 1952-
Book. English.
Published New York: Random House International; London: Hi Marketing, 2001
World affairs expert and intrepid travel journalist Robert D. Kaplan braved the dangers of war-ravaged Afghanistan in the 1980s, living among the mujahidin...

By Fife, Malcolm, author
Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: The History Press, 2016
Malcolm Fife tells the story of Calton Jail from its earliest days to the present, the staff and prisoners, the escapes and executions, the crimes and...

By Rausing, Sigrid
Book. English.
Published New York: Grove Press, 2014
Just like it was taken for granted that houses could be abandoned and slowly decay, so it was taken for granted that people died in prisons, and that...

By Robertson, John F. (John Francis), 1949- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Oneworld, 2016
[New edition]
In this analysis of Iraq's role in both the Middle East and the world throughout history, John Robertson provides a balanced account that explores the...

By Southard, Susan, author
Hardback. English.
Published New York, New York: Viking, [2015]
This book is a powerful and unflinching account of the enduring impact of nuclear war, told through the stories of those who survived. On August 9, 1945...

By Hernández, Daniel, 1980-
Paperback. English.
Published New York; London: Scribner, 2011
A young journalist's vibrant account of contemporary Mexico City, focusing on the city's distinctive 'tribes' of urban youth
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