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      A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson.

      Frank Thompson was the lover of author, Iris Murdoch who recruited him into the Communist party. However, he was also the brother of radical historian E.P. Thompson - author of 'The Making of the English Working Class.' This captivating biography tells...

      Was: $57.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Babylon's Ark.

      Publisher Description When the Iraq war began, conservationist Lawrence Anthony could think of only one thing: the fate of the Baghdad Zoo, located in the city centre and caught in the war's crossfire. Once Anthony entered Baghdad he discovered that...

      Was: $46.95
      Now: $14.95
    • Back to the Pavilion.

      Publisher Description An autobiography of a Lieutenant General of the Pakistan Army whose military career began before the partition of the subcontinent. M. Attiqur Rehman was also Governor of Punjab, Martial Law Administrator adn cChairman, Public...

      Now: $7.95
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      Eisenhower: A Life.

      Chronicles Eisenhower's modest childhood in Kansas, his college years at West Point, and his rapid ascent through the military ranks, culminating in his appointment as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II. Beginning when...

      Was: $49.95
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      Flory: A Miraculous Story of Survival.

      A vividly told story of the Holocaust, she tells of how, as a teenager in Holland, her life changed forever. As she had a Jewish boyfriend (who later became her husband) they were forced into hiding, cut off from the outside world and their relatives. ...

      Was: $47.95
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      Flying Scot: An Airman's Story.

      He began his career flying Wellington bombers over the North African desert, was involved in supplying besieged Malta, and hunted German ships in the Med. On D-day he dropped parachutists into German-held territory. He taught in the Central Flying...

      Was: $57.99
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      Gardens of Stone.

      Only 14 years old when the German army advanced into Northern France, Stephen's father was English and tended the war graves, his mother was French and battling blindness, their own adventures in the First World War seemed a lifetime ago. Stephen and his...

      Was: $34.95
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      A terrific biography of the Carthaginian soldier who routed Rome during the Punic Wars, and explores his strategies and greatest triumphs. He will always be remembered for making his way over the Alps with 37 elephants to attack Italy where he destroyed...

      Was: $27.95
      Now: $9.95
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      In the Dust of Kilimanjaro.

      An autobiographical account of a man who grew up in Africa and his struggle to protect the wildlife of Kenya. Travel with him from the plains of Africa in search of pygmy elephants to boardrooms of ivory traders. Publisher Description This is the story...

      Was: $36.00
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      Joan of Arc: A Military Leader.

      Many books have told Joan's tale from religious and feminist aspects, but this takes a different tack and addresses the question of why the soldiers of France followed a woman into battle when no troops of the Hundred Years War had done so before - and...

      Was: $24.99
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      Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas.

      The poet Edward Thomas was killed by a German shell in April 1917 in France. He had no idea that his poetry would be rememberedÑand especially highly esteemed by other poets, among them Auden and Larkin. Dylan Thomas put it well: 'It is as though we had...

      Was: $39.95
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      Now the Drum of War: Walt Whitman and His Brothers in the Civil War.

      An intimate family biography of the Whitman family during the Civil War, in which Walt Whitman worked as a nurse to wounded soldiers and his younger brother, George Washington Whitman was a Captain who led his men in 21 major battles, and who almost died...

      Was: $27.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Portrait of a Bomber Pilot.

      Flight-Lieutenant Jack Wetherly, DFC made a vital contribution to his squadron's life, training and operational success. This traces his development from novice second pilot of a Wellington to a senior captain of a Halifax in Wing Commander Leonard...

      Was: $37.99
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      Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Love Story Rediscovered.

      In 1938, young, chic Trudi Miller is a milliner to some of the smartest women in Vienna. Life is good, and she is falling in love with the handsome Walter. But they are Jewish, and Hitler's forces are taking over the country, so Trudi desperately seeks a...

      Was: $44.95
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      The Blue Door.

      Lise and her Norwegian family lived in Java, and were imprisoned by the Japanese for two years, where they were treated brutally. They faced disease, starvation, and the desperate behaviour of their fellow prisoners. Her story is remarkable. Publisher...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $9.95
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      The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars.

      The author was a platoon commander and company operations officer in the British Army and served in Iraq and Afghanistan. His irreverent journey through frontline life describes his (and his fellow-soldiers') transformation from arrogant beginners to...

      Was: $29.95
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      The Last English Revolutionary: Tom Wintringham 1898-1949.

      Wintringham looked like a mild-mannered college professor, but in the 1920s he was incarcerated in a British prison for sedition, tried to turn the General Strike into a communist revolution, and then set up the Daily Worker. He commanded the British...

      Was: $59.95
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      The Negotiator: My Life at the Heart of the Hostage Trade.

      He is a Kidnap-for-Ransom (K&R) consultant. He has worked for government agencies, law enforcement teams, multinational corporations and private clients. His shadowy team is made up of former spies and special operatives. He has dealt with religious...

      Was: $35.00
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