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A Fascist in the Family

A Fascist in the Family

by Francis Beckett

A Fascist In The Family

John Beckett was a rising political star. Elected as Labour's youngest M.P. in 1924, he was constantly in the news and tipped for greatness.

But ten years later he was propaganda chief for Mosl...
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A House Full Of Daughters

A House Full Of Daughters

by Juliet Nicolson

A House Full of Daughters

All families have their myths and Juliet Nicolson's was no different: her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of her great-grandmother Victoria, the infamou...
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A Life Discarded

A Life Discarded

by Alexander Masters

A Life Discarded : 148 diaries found in a skip

Unique, transgressive and as funny as its subject, A Life Discarded has all the suspense of a murder mystery. Written with his characteristic warmth, respect and humour, Ma...
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A Woman on the Edge of Time

A Woman on the Edge of Time

by Jeremy Gavron

A Woman On The Edge of Time: A Son's Search for His Mother

In 1965, Hannah Gavron - a bright, sophisticated young writer and wife to a rising entrepreneur - gassed herself in Primrose Hill, north London. She left behind...
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Chimes From A Wooden Bell

Chimes From A Wooden Bell

by Taqui Altounyan

Chimes From A wooden Bell : A Memoir

Based on letters, diaries and family recollections this memoir portrays the very different social worlds of the Armenian diaspora in Syria and the intellegentsia of Edwardian England...
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Dadland

Dadland

by Keggie Carew

Dadland

Winner of the Costa Biography Award. Keggie Carew grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wits and dazz...
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East West Street

East West Street

by Phillippe Sands

East West Street

Carre'One of the most gripping and powerful books imaginable' Sunday Times

When he receives an invitation to deliver a lecture in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, international lawyer Philippe Sands begins ...
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Flesh And Blood

Flesh And Blood

by Stephen Mcgann

Flesh And Blood : A History of My Family in Seven Maladies

`Flesh and Blood is living drama extracted like buried treasure from old documents and the hand-me-down stories of his relatives. I couldn't put it down' Jenny ...
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Love From Boy

Love From Boy

by Donald Sturrock

Love From Boy : Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs ...' So begins the first letter that a nine-year-old Roald Dahl pe...
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Marjorie's War : Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918

Marjorie's War : Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918

by Reginald and Charles Fair

Marjorie's War : Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918

Marjorie’s War tells the story of Marjorie Secretan and her two wartime romances. Using the Fair family archive of diaries, over 800 letters and 400 photograph...
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Nannau

Nannau

by Philip Nanney Williams

Nannau : A Rich Tapestry of Welsh History

A lavishly illustrated volume recording the colourful story of Nannau mansion, Dolgellau. This is a fascinating glimpse of Welsh culture, politics and history during 900 years f...
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The Adventures Of A Soldier's Wife 1915-1974

The Adventures Of A Soldier's Wife 1915-1974

by Joe Plant

The Adventures Of A Soldier's Wife: Ireland, India, England, 1915-1974

1915. The true story of a young Irish Coleen. Sarah, eldest daughter of the Cunningham family. Exasperated by the drudgery of her home life, volunte...
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The Baroness

The Baroness

by Hannah Rothschild

The Baroness : The Search for Nica the Rebellious Rothschild


A Rothschild by birth and a Baroness by marriage, beautiful, spirited Pannonica - known as Nica - seemed to have it all: children, a handsome husband and a t...
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Their Promised Land

Their Promised Land

by Ian Buruma

Their Promised Land : My Grandparents in love and war

Ian Buruma's maternal grandparents, Bernard and Winifred (Bun & Win), wrote to each other regularly throughout their life together. The first letters were written in...
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Thicker Than Water

Thicker Than Water

by Cal Flyn

Thicker Than Water : History, Secrets And Guilt

Cal Flyn was very proud when she discovered that her ancestor, Angus McMillan, had been a pioneer of colonial Australia. However, when she dug deeper, she began to questio...
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What Did You Do In The Great War Grandfather ?

What Did You Do In The Great War Grandfather ?

by Charles Barrington

What Did You Do in the Great War, Grandfather? : The Life and Times of an Edwardian Horse Artillery Officer

Part history, part social documentary, part love story, this is a grandson's search for what his grandfather di...
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Wounds

Wounds

by Fergal Keane

Wounds : A Memoir of Love and War

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

After nearly three decades reporting conflict from all over the world for the BBC, Fergal Keane has gone home to...
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