Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
The enthralling true story of the curious life and career of Maud West, one of Britain's first and best-known female detectives.... [more]
An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]
Jamestown, England's first real foothold in the New World, was fraught with danger -- from starvation and disease to violent... [more]
The war between Maoists and the state in the heart of India [more]
A fascinating, heart-warming, and often humorous historical and cultural exploration of our universal human need for the companionship... [more]
Nicholas Rankin's revelatory new book, whose cast of characters includes Haile Selassie, Anthony Burgess and General Sikorski,... [more]
.<br /><br />A gripping and evocative crime thriller, moving between the... [more]
The Management of Savagery tells the story of the parallel rise of international jihadism and Western ultra-nationalism. [more]
It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]
The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]
The bestselling author of Vagina illuminates a dramatic history - how a single English law in 1857 led to a maelstrom, with... [more]
Stretching from Antiquity to the Second World War, a major new work of history that examines how battles have been fought-and... [more]
From one of South Africa's finest writers comes a powerful exploration of politics, race and population in the post-Apartheid... [more]
Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered... [more]
Viking Britain author Thomas Williams returns with a brief history of the interaction between the Vikings and the British... [more]
A story of peace in a land of unending war.<br /><br />This is a story of... [more]
The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]
This entirely new, comprehensive reference grammar of Classical Greek is aimed at students, teachers and academics. It combines... [more]
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `The farewell calls from the planes... the mounting... [more]
Lifting the lid on China's secret struggle with home-grown Islamic Terrorism [more]
What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]
The Original Australians tells the story of Australian Aboriginal history and society from its distant beginnings to the present... [more]
A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]
Civil war in the Western Roman Empire between AD 350-53 had left the frontiers weakly defended, and the major German confederations... [more]
'I've been trying to decide which of my encounters with doctors, the ones from the early days of my illness, was the most... [more]