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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A brief history of the mathematical ideas that have forever changed the world and the everyday people and pioneers behind them. Full of anthropological insights, amazing anecdotes and theory, It All Adds Up charts the story of our best invention yet.
Where can you read about a monstrous cheese big enough to hold a girl of 13 inside? Or that the invention of the bicycle directly, and poorly, impacted sales of cheddar? Or that some of the first cheese makers hid gold coins inside their wheels of dairy as a sales tool?
‘A litany of fresh heroes to make the embattled heart sing’ Caitlin Moran A fresh, opinionated history of all the brilliant women you should have learned about in school but didn’t.
Follow the routes of 50 long-closed and derelict railways across some of our most beautiful countryside and discover the hidden railways of Britain.
A handy guide to England’s most dramatic castles and strongholds, many of which are open to visitors. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of castles covered in the book.
A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.
From prehistoric England, Stonehenge and the Romans to modern times, discover the people, places and events that built a country. A concise but comprehensive guide to English history and how England has come to be what it is today.
Do you know when the Duke of Albemarle arranged Britain’s first boxing match, between his butler and his butcher? Or when the first speeding fine was issued for exceeding 2 mph in a built-up area?The Times On This Day is a fascinating delve into often significant, and sometimes unusual, moments throughout history.
From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international conflicts of the 20th century and how its people were affected. ‘This is a comprehensive, spellbinding, surprisingly intimate, and altogether magnificent historical narrative.’ Tim O’Brien
A timely and provocative account of the fall of New Labour, the rise of Corbyn, and what it means for the left in Britain. ‘Lewis Goodall is one of the most exciting voices in British politics right now’ Emily Maitlis ‘Hugely illuminating, thought-provoking and moving in its seriousness and optimism’ Lord Andrew Adonis
Letters from Alice can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.This is PART 3 of 3.
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Two women. One secret. Will they be able to keep it under wraps?
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Letters from Alice can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.This is PART 2 of 3.
$3.99Add to cart