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Typhoon Pilot

This is not only the story of one man’s war, but of an aircraft – the Typhoon, or “Tiffy” as it was affectionately known – which the author describes as a “low-bred carthorse whose pedigree had received a sharp...

Long Road from Jarrow: A journey through Britain then and now

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically acclaimed history of China; a tragic tale of nightmarish cruelty and an uplifting story of...

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories – from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia –...

Watling Street: Travels Through Britain and Its Ever-Present Past

Lost Warriors – Seagrim and Pagani of Burma The last great untold story of …

Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller ‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings ‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’ On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon...

Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Lords of Creation: Three Popular H…

Three acclaimed chronicles of American life from a New York Times–bestselling author with a “style that is verve itself” (The New York Times). In these three popular histories of America—collectively ranging from the turn of the century through the...

The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs of Englishness

The Duchess: The Untold Story – the explosive biography, as seen in the Dai…

THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals since the abdication … Explosive biography by Britain’s top royal author … A gripping story of human frailty, love, loss, sadness, and...