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At the end of the First World War the modern Middle East was created by Britain and France, who carv..
In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent an island described as th..
Jock Murray looks back over an extraordinary and varied life in this entertaining autobiography. Fro..
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Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old ..
Early fifth century AD. The Western Roman Empire has been overrun by German tribes. Too weak to expe..
In September 1939, groups of horsemen in battledress cantered down a broad, grassy plain on the west..
In 1918, as the First World War was drawing to a close, the eminent liberal industrial Lord Leverhul..
A great web of interconnecting sagas' - The Scotsman 'True North is a wonder-voyage - an immrama - o..
The first book to tackle the subject in forty years, the true extent of the Viking discovery and col..
In The Accidental Universe, physicist and novelist Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosop..