Anne Bonny and Mary Read, pirate queens of the Caribbean Tipu Sultan, the Indian ruler who kept the British at bay Olaudah Equiano, the former slave whose story shocked the world Mary Wollstonecraft, the feminist who fought for women’s rights Ladies of Llangollen, the lovers who built paradise in a Welsh valley
Peaks and pinnacles, jagged crests and fantastic outlines; a wilderness of weird shapes, dark, solemn and awful. Sunshine occasionally illuminates their rugged crests… but the darkness of eternal night dwells in their gorges.C.R. Weld
The self-help book no aspiring viscountess should be without.
Using new technology, recently discovered documents and sophisticated investigative techniques, an international team—led by an obsessed former FBI agent—has finally solved the mystery that has...
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From Adam Nicolson, winner of the Wainwright Prize 2018 Few places are as familiar as the shore – and few as full of mystery and surprise.
A gloriously moving and entertaining, picaresque debut novel, about a young man’s sentimental education in late 19th-Century Europe; inspired by a real historical figure: ‘Captain’ Paul Boyton – the ‘Fearless Frogman’
The gripping story of an epic battle at sea, from one of Britain’s most acclaimed historians of war.
Ninth edition of this popular atlas from the prestigious and authoritative Times Atlas range. Includes city plans and fascinating historical maps. This world atlas contains the breadth, scale and detail to make it an ideal reference resource for school, home and business.
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'I cannot help but see the bodies of my near ancestors in the current caravans of desperate souls fleeing from place to place, chased by famine, war and toxins. Ideas honed in slavery – of the otherness, the boorishness, the inferiority of thy neighbour – have continued to travel through American society.'