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Notes from a Small Island
Notes from a Small Island
by Bill Bryson
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Sometimes laugh-out-loud, sometimes poignant, Bill Bryson takes a trip to the villages of his beloved Britain.... (read more)

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The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (Penguin Classics)
The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (Penguin Classics)
by Gerald Of Wales
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Originally written as two separate works in the 12th century, the Penguin Classics edition of The Journey through Wales and The Description of Wales offers a fascinating glimpse into the daily life and culture of medieval Wales. A dynamic and well-known... (read more)

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The Italian Boy: A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London
The Italian Boy: A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London
by Sarah Wise
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The story of the "Italian boy" murder case was fodder for many of the lurid body-snatching tales that later emerged from the pens of Edgar Allen Poe, Mary Shelley, and Bram Stoker. This absorbing narrative evokes Fagin and Bill Sykes, the charred alleys,... (read more)

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Wedlock: The True Story of the Disastrous Marriage and Remarkable Divorce of Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore
Wedlock: The True Story of the Disastrous Marriage and Remarkable Divorce of Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore
by Wendy Moore
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Based on probably the most scandalous divorce case of the late 18th century, Wedlock definitely makes for compelling and engrossing reading. William Thackeray was so fascinated by the proceedings that he based his novel Barry Lyndon on it. If you're... (read more)

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Ghost Milk: Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics
Ghost Milk: Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics
by Iain Sinclair
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London's greatest modern chronicler-poet takes on the propaganda parade of the London Olympics.... (read more)

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Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
by Claire Tomalin
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Samuel Pepys's diary gave readers a startlingly frank examination of a decade in his life. Claire Tomalin's fascinating biography chronicles Pepys's full life, and gives readers an understanding of his contemporaries, as well as insight into the history... (read more)

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The Bolter
The Bolter
by Frances Osborne
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This illuminating biography of Idina Sackville fulfilled my expectations, exploring the desires, wildness, and sadness of a woman enticed by an age of jazz dancing and intoxicants, from heights of euphoric delight to depths of tragedy. Bolter includes... (read more)

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Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
by David Starkey
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Adultery, betrayal, scandal, murder, and tragedy abound in this elegantly written history of the wives of the Tudor King. The author makes the story fresh and offers new insights into the role played by each very different woman.... (read more)

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Wait for Me!
Wait for Me!
by Deborah Mitford
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Shortlisted as one of the best memoirs of the year in the UK, Wait for Me!, the memoirs of the youngest Mitford sister, is a must-have for any self respecting Anglophile and Mitford addict! Gossipy, witty, and completely beguiling, you'll want to devour... (read more)

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