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Seven Seasons in Siena: My Quixotic Quest for Acceptance Among Tuscany’s Pr…

Siena seems at first glance a typical Italian city: within its venerable medieval walls the citizens sport designer clothes, wield digital phones, and prize their dazzling local cuisine. But unlike neighboring Florence, Siena is still deeply rooted in ancient...

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

This is a book about why medieval manuscripts matter. Coming face to face with an important illuminated manuscript in the original is like meeting a very famous person. We may all pretend that a well-known celebrity is no different...

The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches

The History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to...

The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

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Unseen London (New Edition)

The Living Mountain (Canons)

Living Mountain

Horrible Christmas (Horrible Histories)

Horrible Christmas is filled with all the festive facts every Horrible Histories reader wanted to know, but were too stuffed full of mince pies to ask! The complete horrible history of Christmas tells tales from the dark days when...

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Fishers of Men – The Gripping True Story of a British Undercover Agent in N…

Fishers of MenĀ is the true account of secret operations in Northern Ireland carried out by the British Army’s most clandestine unit. It tells the unique story, through Rob Lewis’s own extraordinary experiences, of an essential instrument in the fight...