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Around the World in 80 Days

• <b>Author:</b> Jules Verne<p><i>Around the World in 80 Days</i> by Jules Verne is a classic adventure novel that follows Phileas Fogg and his valet Passepartout as they attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days to win a bet that would be worth over $2,000,000 today.

Forgotten Voices Of The Second World War

• <b>Author:</b> Max Arthur<p>The Imperial War Museum holds a vast archive of interviews with soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians of most nationalities who saw action during WW2. As in the highly-acclaimed <i>Forgotten Voices of the Great War</i>, Max Arthur and his team of researchers spent hundreds of hours …

Traitors of the Tower

• <b>Author:</b> Alison Weir<p>A short, sharp shot of royal revenge.<p>More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to death?<p>Alison Weir's …

This Other London

• <b>Author:</b> John Rogers<p>Join John Rogers as he ventures out into an uncharted London like a redbrick Indiana Jones in search of the lost meaning of our metropolitan existence. Nursing two reluctant knees and a can of Stella, he perambulates through the seasons seeking adventure in our city’s remote and …

Catastrophe (Enhanced Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Max Hastings<p>The special interactive edition of Max Hastings’ magisterial chronicle of Europe’s calamity in 1914: including interactive maps, timelines and video. Move from map to text at any point to explore the position of armies. Search the interactive timeline for the ultimate overview …

Germania

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Winder<p>‘It made me laugh so hard that I woke up my wife and had to give up reading the book in bed. If Bill Bryson had collaborated with W. G. Sebald to write a book about Germany, they might have wound up with something like this’ <i>Sunday Times</i><p><i>Germania</i> is a very personal guide to the …