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World War I

  • Victorious Centuryby David Cannadine

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 42.29

    'This is stupendous. The British nineteenth century, in all its complexity, all its horror, all its energy, all its hopes is laid bare. This is the definitive history , and will remain so for generations' A.N. Wilson To live in Victorian Britain was to experience an astonishing series of changes, of a kind for which there was simply no precedent... more...

  • Darkest Hourby Anthony McCarten

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68

    From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything , this is a cinematic, behind-the-scenes account of a crucial moment which takes us inside the mind of one of the world's greatest leaders - and provides a revisionist, more rounded portrait of his leadership. May, 1940. Britain is at war, European democracies are falling rapidly and... more...

  • Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Agesby Brian FitzGerald

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 83.99

    How did intellectuals in France, England, and Italy in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries seek to understand and resolve competing claims of divine inspiration or prophecy? Conflicts between secular and theological intellectuals reveal a world struggling to define the contours of religious authority, sanctity, and sacred texts. more...

  • Escaping Hitlerby Monty Halls

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 17.66

    ‘ I was on a train, and a German soldier began shouting at me and poking me in the ribs with his machine gun. I just thought that was it, the game was up . . .’ Downed airman Bob Frost faced danger at every turn as he was smuggled out of France and over the Pyrenees. Prisoner of war Len Harley went on the run in Italy, surviving months in hiding... more...

  • The Good Fightby Jim McDowell

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 10.99

    This gripping memoir from legendary Sunday World Northern Ireland editor Jim McDowell recalls life on the frontline reporting on one of the world's deadliest conflict zones. more...

  • Wounds: A Memoir of War and Loveby Fergal Keane

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 16.98

    A family story of blood and memory and the haunting power of the past. more...

  • The Splintered Empiresby Prit Buttar

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 13.99

    At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was closer than Russia. After the February Revolution, Russia's ability to wage war faltered and her last desperate gamble, the Kerensky Offensive, saw the final collapse of her army. This helped trigger the Bolshevik Revolution and... more...

  • Maginot Line Gun Turretsby Clayton Donnell; Donato Spedaliere

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I, and stretching along the French eastern border from Belgium to Switzerland, it was designed to prevent German troops from ever setting foot on French soil again. Its primary defensive weapons were the gun turrets. Beginning development... more...

  • Goodbye Christopher Robinby Ann Thwaite; Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 12.22

    Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh is drawn from Ann Thwaite’s acclaimed biography of A. A. Milne, one of the most successful English writers ever, and the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, and of Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Christopher Robin. But the fictional Christopher Robin was based on Milne’s own son. This... more...

  • Victoria and Albert - A Royal Love Affair: Official companion to the ITV seriesby Daisy Goodwin; Sara Sheridan

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 17.89

    The second tie-in to ITV drama Victoria unveils the complex, passionate relationship of Victoria and Albert. more...