Deirdre O'Connor

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Blueberry Mojito

May 23, 2013<p>Jorge likes to joke that I am a “Southern Hemisphere Drinker”. I love Rum and Tequila, but I tolerate vodka, gin and scotch/bourbon. …

The Second World War

• <b>Author:</b> Antony Beevor<p><b>A magisterial, single-volume history of the greatest conflict the world has ever known by our foremost military historian.</b><p>The Second World War began in August 1939 on the edge of Manchuria and ended there exactly six years later with the Soviet invasion of northern China. The …

The Victorian City

• <b>Author:</b> Judith Flanders<p><b>From the bestselling popular historian comes a masterly recreation of Victorian London, whose raucous streets and teeming denizens inspired and permeated the works of one of Britain's - and the world's - greatest novelists: Charles Dickens.</b><p>The nineteenth century was a time of …

Black Diamonds

• <b>Author:</b> Catherine Bailey<p>Wentworth is in Yorkshire and was surrounded by 70 collieries employing tens of thousands of men. It is the finest and largest Georgian house in Britain andbelonged to the Fitzwilliam family.<p>It is England's forgotten palace which belonged to Britain's richest aristocrats.</i> …

The Final Whistle

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Cooper<p>WINNER OF THE BRITISH SPORT BOOK AWARDS - RUGBY BOOK OF THE YEAR ‘A fresh and fascinating take on the impact of the Great War with a novel and moving focus’ Ian Hislop This is the story of 15 men killed in the Great War. All played rugby for one London club; none lived to hear …