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  • War! Hellish War! Star Shell Reflections 1916?1918by Jim Maultsaid; Barbara McClune

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    Jim Maultsaid’s illustrated diaries of his Great War service offer a unique and completely original perspective of a fighting man’s experiences. Although an American citizen Jim was living in Donegal in 1914 and first joined the Young Citizens Volunteers and then the British Army. On 1 July 1916 the first day of the Somme, Sergeant... more...

  • Surviving the Death Railwayby Hilary Custance Green

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The ordeals of the POWs put to slave labour by their Japanese masters on the ‘Burma Railway’ have been well documented yet never cease to shock. It is impossible not to be horrified and moved by their stoic courage in the face of inhuman brutality, appalling hardship and ever-present death. While Barry Custance Baker was enduring his... more...

  • The Lengthening Warby Michael Goode

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 20.97

    This is a strong narrative of the war, easy to read, mixing news with personal feelings and events (often revealing gap between official news and reality). The diary captures the authors' growing disillusionment with the war, as it gradually encroaches on her life. The diary starts with great excitement, realising its importance but expecting a short... more...

  • Abigail Adams: Lettersby Abigail Adams; Edith Gelles

    Library of America 2016; US$ 40.00

    Abigail Adams was an unusually accomplished letter writer. Spirited and insightful, her correspondence offers a unique vantage on historical events in which her family played so prominent a role, while bringing vividly to life the everyday experience of American women in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Here are 430 letters? more than... more...

  • George Orwell: A Life in Lettersby George Orwell; Peter Davison

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    Personal as well as political, Orwell's letters offer a fascinating window into the mind of a phenomenal man. We are privy to snatched glimpses of his family life: his son Richard's developing teeth, the death of his wife Eileen, and his own illness. Candid portraits of Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War, his opinions on bayonets, and on the chaining... more...

  • In Their Own Wordsby The National Archives

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    The way we communicate has changed. Today, many of our interactions are digital, but until recently writing letters was the norm. Drawing from over 100 miles of records held at the UK's official government archive, The National Archives at Kew, this collection of letters, postcards and telegraphs will shine a spotlight on a range of significant... more...

  • März 1744 - September 1745by Detlef Döring ?; Franziska Menzel; Rüdiger Otto; Michael Schlott

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 377.00

    On the occasion of the two-hundred-year anniversary of the founding of the university, the Gottsched couple traveled to Königsberg. Their journey is reflected in the letters from 1744 and 1745 along with the events of the Second Silesian War. Gottsched reports on the reception of his collection of dramatic texts Schaubüne , answers queries from academics... more...

  • The Second World War Through Soldiers' Eyesby James Goulty

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    'What was it really like to serve in the British Army during the Second World War? Discover a soldier's view of life in the British Army – from recruitment and training to the brutal realities of combat. Using first-hand sources, James Goulty reconstructs the experiences of the men and women who made up the 'citizen's army'. Find out about... more...

  • Dear Michael, Love Dadby Iain Maitland

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 21.99

    'wonderful, moving, humorous ... extremely poignant' Charlie Mortimer, Dear Lupin '...by turns acidly funny, exasperating and poignant, painting a moving portrait both of mental illness and of a father in denial. But paternal love... shines through.' Caroline Sanderson, Sunday Express Letters, Laughter and all the things we leave unsaid...... more...

  • Landour Daysby Ruskin Bond

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    Ruskin Bond is an inveterate diarist, but over the years the nature of what he wants to record has changed, for ?In the autumn of my life, I grow reflective?. Although Landour itself is a magical world?where every month has its own flower, every walker his own style, and the countryside is filled with a beauty all its own?in his mind Bond ranges further... more...