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  • Dashing for the Postby Patrick Leigh Fermor; Adam Sisman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 37.99

    A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one the greatest travel writers of his generation. He was also a spectacularly gifted friend. The letters in this collection span almost seventy years, the first written ten days before Paddy's twenty-fifth... more...

  • Agatha Christie?s Complete Secret Notebooksby John Curran; Agatha Christie; David Suchet

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 29.21

    Agatha Christie?s Complete Secret Notebooks brings together for the first time Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making, two volumes that explore the fascinating contents of her 73 notebooks. This includes illustrations, deleted extracts, unused ideas, two unpublished Poirot stories and a lost Miss Marple. more...

  • The Victoria Letters: The official companion to the ITV Victoria seriesby Helen Rappaport; Daisy Goodwin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 15.06

    The official companion to ITV?s hotly anticipated new drama, The Victoria Letters delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England?s greatest monarchs. more...

  • Mémoires turcsby Claude Godard d'Aucourt; E.-P. Milio; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Puisque je me trouve dans un pays si fertile en auteurs, on me permettra bien de l'être aussi. Un Turc, quoi qu'on en dise à Paris, est un homme comme un autre. Les Français, naturellement polis, me pardonneront sans doute les fautes que je ferai en leur langue. Je l'avais apprise dans mon enfance avec assez de soin, mais je l'ai un peu... more...

  • 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...

  • Les Derniers Entretiensby Charles Renouvier; Louis Prat; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Ce n'est pas sans regrets que je meurs. Je regrette de ne pouvoir en aucune façon prévoir ce que deviendront mes idées. C'est une faiblesse, et qui ne va pas sans souffrance : quel est le sort que les hommes réservent au Personnalisme ? Et je m'en vais avant d'avoir dit mon dernier mot. On s'en va toujours avant d'avoir terminé sa tâche.... more...

  • Mémoires turcsby Claude Godard d'Aucourt; E.-P. Milio; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "QUOI ! seigneur, vous daignez penser à votre esclave et vous abaisser jusqu'à lui rendre compte de votre séjour en France ? quel excès de bonté ! il semble que vous n'ayez entrepris ce long voyage, que pour m'attacher à vous par de nouveaux bienfaits. Hélas ! comment voulez-vous que je les reconnaisse jamais ? je ne possède rien que je... more...