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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

Thomas Keneally

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Hachette Essentials Edition of Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark - the book behind Oscar-winning... [more]

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The Emerald Tablet (#2 Benedict Hitchens)

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The Emerald Tablet (#2 Benedict Hitchens)

Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical adventure; Historical fiction

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The world at the brink of war. A sinister conspiracy. An ancient treasure. A troubled archaeologist: Benedict Hitchens. [more]

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The Silence of the Girls

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The Silence of the Girls

Pat Barker

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

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The Iliad, as experienced by the captured women living in the Greek camp in the final weeks of the Trojan War -- [more]

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Paris Echo

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Paris Echo

Sebastian Faulks

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction

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Weaves winningly between the present and the Second World War, between Tangier and Paris' ObserverAmerican academic Hannah... [more]

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You Will Be Safe Here

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You Will Be Safe Here

Damian Barr

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

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`This is a book that tilts the world' STYLIST 'A gripping, heartbreaking tale of uncomfortable histories and the resilience... [more]

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Commodus

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Commodus

Simon Turney

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Worshipped by Rome. Betrayed by love. Stalked by death. [more]

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Gun Island

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Gun Island

Amitav Ghosh

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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A spellbinding, globe-trotting novel by the bestselling author of the Ibis trilogy [more]

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The Tenth Muse

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The Tenth Muse

Catherine Chung

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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A brilliant and gripping novel about a young woman's gift for mathematics, and the secret of her past bound up in World War... [more]

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The Devil's Slave (#2 Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy)

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The Devil's Slave (#2 Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy)

Tracy Borman

Literature: history & criticism; Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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The second novel from celebrated historian Tracy Borman, author of The King's Witch. [more]

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A Sea of Gold (#21 Thomas Kydd)

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A Sea of Gold (#21 Thomas Kydd)

Julian Stockwin

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Historical fiction

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Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell, and swashbuckling adventure during the great Age of Sail. This will... [more]

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Ghost Fire

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Ghost Fire

Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Romance; Sagas; Historical fiction

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But Connie once again finds herself at the mercy of vicious men, whose appetite for war and glory lead her to the frontlines... [more]

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The House of Cain

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The House of Cain

Arthur Upfield

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

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Here is Arthur Upfield's first published novel from 1929: Austilene Thorpe is accused of murder but then disappears from gaol.... [more]

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The Falcon of Sparta

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The Falcon of Sparta

Conn Iggulden

Fiction & Literature; War & combat fiction; Historical fiction

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In the Ancient World, one army was feared above all others.<br /><br />401... [more]

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House of Gold

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House of Gold

Natasha Solomons

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

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Greta Goldbaum has always dreamed of being free to choose her own life's path, but the Goldbaum family, one of the wealthiest... [more]

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Lancelot

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Lancelot

Giles Kristian

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction

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________________Set in a 5th century Britain besieged by invading bands of Saxons and Franks, Irish and Picts, Giles Kristian's... [more]

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Shadowplay

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Shadowplay

Joseph O'Connor

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Fresh from life in Dublin as a clerk, Bram may seem the least colourful of the trio but he is wrestling with dark demons in... [more]

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S....

Patti Callahan

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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One of the great love stories of modern times, Becoming Mrs. Lewis reveals the passionate, private lives of a beloved, world-renowned... [more]

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The Pharmacist's Wife

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The Pharmacist's Wife

Vanessa Tait

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical romance; Historical fiction

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A dark and thrilling tale of Victorian addiction, vengeance and self-discovery, perfect for fans of Sarah Waters, Jessie Burton's... [more]

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War of the Wolf (#11 Last Kingdom)

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War of the Wolf (#11 Last Kingdom)

Bernard Cornwell

Fiction & Literature; Adventure; Historical fiction

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AN EPIC NEW NOVEL FROM THE GLOBALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR In the battle for power, two enemies... [more]

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An Unquiet Heart

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An Unquiet Heart

Martin Sixsmith

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Bursting with the real-life drama of love in turbulent times, An Unquiet Heart is a magnificently wrought novel of passion... [more]

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The Daughter's Tale

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The Daughter's Tale

Armando Lucas Correa

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Based on the true story of the Nazi massacre of a French village in 1944, an unforgettable tale of love and redemption from... [more]

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The Den

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The Den

Abi Maxwell

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Folklore, myths & legends

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A hypnotic story of youth, sex and power, and of two women cast out by the same community though separated by a hundred years... [more]

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Those Who Are Loved: The compelling Number One Sunday Times bestseller, 'A Must Read'

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Those Who Are Loved: The compelling Number One Sunday Times bestseller,...

Victoria Hislop

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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The new captivating novel from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of The Island and Cartes Postales from Greece, Victoria... [more]

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The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant

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The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant

Kayte Nunn

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

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A cache of unsent love letters from the 1950s is found in a suitcase on a remote island in this mysterious love story by top... [more]

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Crossings

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Crossings

Alex Landragin

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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I didn't write this book. I stole it...<br /><br />A Parisian bookbinder... [more]

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