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  • Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhereby Jan Morris

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 23.00

    One hundred years ago, Trieste was the chief seaport of the entire Austro-Hungarian empire, but today many people have no idea where it is. This fascinating Italian city on the Adriatic, bordering the former Yugoslavia, has always tantalized Jan Morris with its moodiness and melancholy. She has chosen it as the subject of this, her final work, because... more...

  • Spainby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 11.65

    Spain is one of the absolutes. Nothing is more compelling than the drama, at once dark and dazzling, of that theatre over the hills - the vast splendour of the Spanish landscape, the intensity of Spain's pride and misery, the adventurous glory of a history that set its seal upon half the world . . . Passionate, evocative and beautifully... more...

  • Veniceby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 11.65

    The classic evocation of Venice, acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written about the city. 'Entertaining, ironical, witty, high spirited and appreciative . . . Both melancholy and gay and worldly, I think of it now as among the best books on Venice; indeed as the best modern book about a city that I have ever read.' Geoffrey Grigson ... more...

  • Pax Britannicaby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    Jan Morris recreates the British Empire at its dazzling climax - the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, celebrated as a festival of imperial strength, unity, and splendour. This classic work of history portrays a nation at the very height of its vigour and self-satisfaction, imposing on the rest of the world its traditions and tastes, its... more...

  • Coronation Everestby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11

    'Exquisite, powerful . . . I can think of no better way of commemorating British exploration's culminating triumph.' Simon Winchester This classic account offers a breathtakingly intimate evocation of the most famous of all mountaineering exploits - and of perhaps the last great old-fashioned Fleet Street scoop. 'It was Morris who broke the news... more...

  • Contact!by Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11

    Jan Morris has been a travel writer for over half a century, known for her ability to perfectly capture places and atmospheres. But what about the many people she has encountered along the way? more...

  • Farewell the Trumpetsby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    Jan Morris traces the momentous decline and fall of the greatest of empires - from Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee to the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. With characteristic brilliance, this masterpiece of narrative history describes the long retreat and final dissolution of the British Empire. 'The British Empire is fortunate in having found... more...

  • Heaven's Commandby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    Jan Morris tells the epic story of the rise of the British Empire, from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. In this celebrated masterwork she vividly evokes every aspect of the 'great adventure', ranging from ships and botanical gardens to hill stations and sugar plantations, as she subtly traces the impact of empire... more...

  • Europeby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    'This is Jan Morris's finest book.' Michael Leapman, Country Life more...

  • Fisher's Faceby Jan Morris

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11

    A biography of Lord Fisher, Edwardian socialite and founder of the World War I British Navy. more...