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By Matthews, Rupert
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: AA, c2008
A fascinating look at some of the most colourful characters in history - from ancient times right up to the present day. Discover why Caligula was mad...

Hardback. English.
Published London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2018
From Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Gabriel García Márquez and Toni Morrison, delve into more than 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers. Introduced...

By Lee, Mackenzi, author
Hardback. English.
Published New York: Abrams Image, 2018
Based on Mackenzi Lee's popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, 'Bygone Badass Broads' features 52 remarkable and forgotten trail-blazing women...

By Hodges, Kate, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Aurum Press, 2018
From ground-breaking scientist Marie Curie to political activist Malala Yousafzai, from feminist author Virginia Woolf to the game-changing Billie Jean...

By Hall, Harriet, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Headline, 2018
You are cordially invited to celebrate inspirational women. 'She' is a love letter to all the women who have thrown out the rulebook and threatened the...

By Eunson, John K. V
Hardback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Hachette Scotland, 2010
A humorous look at the famous (and not so famous) Scots who have shaped the modern world

By Nicholas, Jeremy
Hardback. English.
Published London: Quercus, 2007
From the romantic agonies of Berlioz to the lonely labours of Anton Bruckner, the lives of the great composers are as varied and multifaceted as the works...

By Levy, Patricia
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hodder Wayland, c2000
Ancient Rome features nine life stories, presented in chronological order and interleaved with passages giving the historical context that links the characters...

By Thompson, Christina, 1959- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2019
For more than a millennium, Polynesians have occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, a vast triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand...

By Shen, Ann, author
Hardback. English.
Published San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2016
Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first...
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