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Open Secret

Open Secret

by Stella Rimington

Open Secret : The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5

Stella Rimington was educated at Nottingham Girls' High School, and Edinburgh and Liverpool Universities. In 1959 she started work in the Worcestersh...
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A Passion For Speed

A Passion For Speed

by Paul Smiddy

A Passion for Speed : The Daring Life of Mildred the Hon. Mrs. Bruce

THE HONOURABLE MRS VICTOR BRUCE: record-breaking racing motorist; speedboat racer; pioneering aviator and businesswoman - remarkable achievements for ...
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A Quest In The Middle East

A Quest In The Middle East

by Liora Lukitz

A Quest in the Middle East: Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq

Gertrude Bell was a commanding figure: scholar, linguist, archaeologist, traveller and 'orientalist'. A remarkable woman in male-dominated Edwardi...
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A Woman Lived Here

A Woman Lived Here

by Allison Vale & Alison Rattle

A Woman Lived Here : Alternative Blue Plaques, Remembering London's Remarkable Women

'A pretty awesome present for the feminist in your life' - Caroline Criado Perez, OBE, author of Do It Like a WomanAt the last count, ...
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Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

by Margaret Powell

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Arriving at the great houses of 1920s London, fifteen-year-old Margaret's life in service was about to begin...As a kitchen maid - the lowest of the low - s...
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Bloody Brilliant Women

Bloody Brilliant Women

by Cathy Newman

Bloody Brilliant Women

'A litany of fresh heroes to make the embattled heart sing' Caitlin Moran 'Newman is a brilliant writer' Observer A fresh, opinionated history of all the brilliant women you should have learned ab...
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Clementine Churchill

Clementine Churchill

by Sonia Purnell

Clementine Churchill

Foreword by Harriet Walter. Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures is a fully illustrated and abridged edition of Sonia Purnell's acclaimed biography, First Lady, including over 100 stunning and r...
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Deadlier Than The Male

Deadlier Than The Male

by Trina Beckett

Deadlier Than The Male : The Wives of Generals

How much influence did notable wives have on the leading commanders in British military history? These women tend to be disregarded but, as Trina Beckett demonstrates in th...
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Devices And Desires

Devices And Desires

by Kate Hubbard

Devices and Desires : Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British architectural ...
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Eleanor de Montfort

Eleanor de Montfort

by Louise Wilkinson

Eleanor de Montfort : A Rebel Countess in Medieval England

This book deals with the remarkable life of a powerful and fiery woman at the heart of the turbulent Barons' Wars. As sister of Henry III and aunt of the future...
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England's Mistress : The Infamous Life of Ema Hamilton

England's Mistress : The Infamous Life of Ema Hamilton

by Kate Williams

England's Mistress : The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton

A dramatic, sparkling tale of sex, glamour, intrigue, romance and heartbreak, England's Mistress traces the rise and rise of the gorgeous Emma Hamilton. Born into ...
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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

by Nixon, Kirsteen

The World of Florence Nightngale

Who was this heroic Victorian campaigner, this secular saint who, as 'the lady of the lamp', became a living legend? This revealing biographical guide looks at Florence Nightingale - the...
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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

by Mark Bostridge

Florence Nightingale: The Woman & Her Legend

Whether honoured and admired or criticized and ridiculed, Florence Nightingale has invariably been misrepresented and misunderstood. As the Lady with the Lamp, ministering to...
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Gentleman Jack

Gentleman Jack

by Angela Steidele

Gentleman Jack : A biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist

Longlisted for the 2019 Portico Prize The extraordinary life of history's first modern lesbian who inspired the television serie...
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Heroines of the Medieval World

Heroines of the Medieval World

by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Heroines of the Medieval World

These are the stories of women, famous, infamous and unknown, who shaped the course of medieval history. The lives and actions of medieval women were restricted by the men who ruled the ho...
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How To Be A Medieval Woman

How To Be A Medieval Woman

by Margery Kempe

How To Be A Medieval Woman

'And then he, completely astonished at her words, left off his lewdness, saying to her as many a man had done before, "Either you are a truly good woman or else a truly wicked woman." ' Brave,...
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In Byron's Wake

In Byron's Wake

by Miranda Seymour

In Byron's Wake

'This magnificent, highly readable double biography...brings these two driven, complicated women vividly to life' The Financial Times'A gripping saga of a double-biography' Daily Mail'A masterful portrai...
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In Defence Of Emma

In Defence Of Emma

by Sylvia K. robinson

In Defence of Emma : A new assessment of Emma, Lady Hamilton

Determined to disprove the derogatory and unsubstantiated allegations made against her, Sylvia Robinson has meticulously researched extensive source material ...
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In Search of Mary Shelley

In Search of Mary Shelley

by Fiona Sampson

In search of Mary Shelley : The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and writers of the day. Aged sixteen, she eloped with Pe...
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Jane Austen At Home

Jane Austen At Home

by Lucy Worsley

Jane Austen At Home

BESTSELLER'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at the party - or the parsonage.' Antonia Fraser'A refreshingly unique ...
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