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by Susan Williams
Sir Seretse Khama, the first President of Botswana and heir apparent to the kingship of the Bangwato people, brought independence and great prosperity to his nation after colonial rule. But for six long years from 1950, Seretse had been forced ...
Heroic and Deadly ANZAC Raids in World War II
by Frank Walker
The Autobiography of Roy 'Chubby' Brown
by Roy Chubby Brown
by Leo Tolstoy
Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, <i>A Confession</i> (1879) is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. By the time he was fifty, Tolstoy had already written the novels that would ...
by M. E. Thomas
M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, might even be seduced by her. You would not realise that she is studying you to find your flaws,
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Widely regarded as the first modern autobiography, <i>The Confessions</i> is an astonishing work of acute psychological insight. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) argued passionately against the inequality he believed to be intrinsic to civilized ...
And the World He Created
by Michael Schuman
by Zoe Sugg
by Gerald Durrell
<i>The Corfu Trilogy</i> consists of the popular classic <i>My Family and Other Animals</i> and its delightful sequels, <i>Birds, Beasts and Relatives</i> and <i>The Garden of the Gods</i>. All three books are set on the enchanted island of ...
by Charlotte Bingham
<b>The deliciously funny confessions of a debutante which became an international bestseller</b><br><b><br></b>It is the early 1960s, and eighteen-year-old Charlotte Bingham, fresh from convent school, has been catapulted into the horrors of The
by David Cassidy
by P. D. James
P.D. James's debut novel, the first Adam Dalgliesh mystery is a thrilling work of crime fiction set in the English countryside, from the bestselling author of <i>Death Comes to Pemberley</i> and <i>Children of Men</i>. ...
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged
by William Davis
by Cathy Glass
Million-copy bestselling author Cathy Glass tells the story of Dawn, a sweet and seemingly well-balanced girl whose outward appearance masks a traumatic childhood of suffering at the hands of the very people who should have cared for her. Dawn ...
by M.E. McGuire
This biography studies the making of writer and artist's wife Cynthia Nolan, born Violet Cynthia Reed. She was almost forty when she married Sidney Nolan and consigned her past to obscurity. It tracks this brave, elusive figure through ...
by National Geographic
With enriching quotes from celebrated luminaries and striking National Geographic photography, each page of this moving book will inspire you to live with sincerity, compassion, and benevolence. Each month, you'll practice virtues like patience,
by Cathy Glass
The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass… Cathy, an experienced foster carer, ...
by Jane Dunn
The Du Mauriers – three beautiful, successful and rebellious sisters, whose lives were bound in a family drama that inspired Angela and Daphne's best novels. Much has been written about Daphne but here the hidden lives of the sisters are ...
Norfolk Island - isolation, savagery, mystery and murder
by Robert Macklin
The Search for Nick Drake
by Trevor Dann