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All Growed Up: What Breadboy did at University
'It's Belfast, 1982, and a seventeen-year-old boy wearing Hai Karate aftershave has an appointment with destiny. He is a real man now, so he is, and shaving twice a week. To follow...
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Bluebird Years,The
Fully revised edition of the best-selling classic book that documented Donald Campbell's attempts to raise the world water-speed record in his 'Bluebird' jet-propelled boat to...
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Climbs & Punishment
Cycling journalist Felix Lowe makes the leap from raconteur to rouleur, taking to the saddle for the first time to complete his very own grand tour of Europe.Lowe's light-hearted...
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Colonel Paddy. the Man Who Dared
The classic story of Robert Blair Mayne, late commanding officer of the first Special Air Service Regiment, and legend in his own lifetime. This, the original biography of Lieutenant...
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Extreme Survivors
The story of 60 of the most astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. The statistics, descriptions, and illustrative maps fully describe of 60 of the world's greatest...
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Frayed Atlantic Edge, The
The story of a breathtaking kayak journey along the weather-ravaged coasts of Atlantic Britain and Ireland, undertaken by a leading historian and nature writer. In a book of staggering...
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Human Love Story: Journeys to the Heart
Setting off with just a small bag and a walking stick, Matt Hopwood determined to walk many hundreds of miles across the length and bredth of the country. He relied entirely on...
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Islander: A Journey Around Our Archipelago
The British Isles are an Archipelago made up of two large islands and some 6289 smaller ones. While some islands, such as the Isle of Man, are almost miniature nations with their...
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It Was Fun While It Lasted
A lively, at time hilarious, first-hand account of a lighthouse keeper's life in the last traditional years before the introduction of helicopter reliefs and automation.Arthur...
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Little House on the Peace Line
In 1985, I went to live on the other side of the peace line. Everyone said my head was cut. It was the summer of Live Aid and Bob Geldof pledged to save Africa from hunger. My...
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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford
Thomas Telford's name is familiar; his story less so. Born in 1757 in the Scottish Borders, his father died in his infancy, plunging the family into poverty. Telford's life soared...
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My Family & Other Animals
Ten-year-old Gerald doesn't know why his older brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, the family home on the Greek island...
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Old Ways: Journey on Foot
Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, Robert Macfarlane discovers...
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Polar Mariner: Beyond Limits in Antarctica
Captain Woodfield made 20 seasonal voyages to the Antarctic on three research ships between 1955 and 1974. Starting as a Junior Deck Officer he worked for The Falkland Islands...
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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: Official Biography
Written with complete access to the Queen Mothers personal letters and diaries, William Shawcross's riveting biography is the truly definitive account of this remarkable woman...
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Queen Mary: The Official Biography
The official biography of Queen Mary, grandmother of the current Queen, originally commissioned in 1959 - with a new forword by Hugo Vickers. Queen Mary's life, contrary to popular...
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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow
Bestselling author and historian Lucy Worsley tracks a new course through Queen Victoria's life, examining how she transformed from dancing princess to the Widow of Windsor and...
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Quest for Queen Mary, The
When James Pope-Hennessy began his work on Queen Mary's official biography, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe. The series of...
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Road Home: American Journey in Search of Inverness
Mike Edwards journeys across America to each of the five settlements which bear the name 'Inverness' in this reflection and comparison of both America and Scotland. In this entertaining...
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There is no Map in Hell
In 1986, the legendary fell runner Joss Naylor completed a continuous circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District, covering a staggering distance of over 300 miles...
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Victoria
Using unrestricted access to material from the Royal Archives, including previously unpublished passages from Queen Victoria's celebrated journals, Elizabeth Longford's classic...
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Way Home, The
It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever. No running water, no car, no electricity or any of the things...
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Wild Places, The
The Wild Places' is both an intellectual and a physical journey, and Macfarlane travels in time as well as space. Guided by monks, questers, scientists, philosophers, poets and...
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Young Elizabeth
We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II on the throne. It seems to be the job she was born for. And yet for much of her early life the young princess did not know...
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