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Balances detailed research with powerful storytelling to create a well-written and heart-wrenching account' - Nicole Gemine, Press and JournalJane Haining was undoubtedly one of Scotland's heroines.
Autobiography: The love affair and marriage of John Murray, an official in the British Diplomatic Service and a beautiful Stalinist spy is one of the great romantic and heroic stories of World War II.
Facts are stronger then fiction so he kept a diary that he wrote on his train journey home. In the diary, he notes what happened in his shop and in his life. You will find many useful tips and suggestions to enable you to Walk Cheerfully All Ways.
On 1 January 1942, Churchill and Roosevelt issued a 'Declaration by United Nations' with 24 other states.
It is said that Britain is a nation of gardeners; the suburban garden, with its roses and privet hedges, is widely admired and copied across the world. But it is little understood how millions across the nation developed an obsession with their colou
The extraordinary life of Berhane Woldegabriel, Eritrean teacher, journalist and bridge-builder. Berhane Woldegabriel was an Eritrean refugee who settled in the UK for the last thirty years of his life.
** WINNER of THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE, 2021 ** Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, 2020 Shortlisted for the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, 2020 Finalist for the American Library in Paris Book Award, 2
Kim, a naive, poorly educated English girl, is enjoying the delights of London in the `Swinging Sixties' when a chance encounter takes her on a journey to South Africa.