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A Spy Called Cynthia: And a Life in Intelligence: 2021
Anonymous Anonymous
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"Ashamed? Not in the least, my superiors told me that the results of my work saved thousands of British and American lives. It involved me in situations from which 'respectable' women draw back - but mine was total commitment. Wars are not won by respectable methods." Amy Elizabeth Thorpe, codenamed 'Cynthia'


Class War: A Teacher's Diary
Anonymous
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A scabrously funny look inside the classroom from a teacher who has had enough of a system that is on its knees and with morale at rock-bottom.


Dementia from the Inside: A Doctor's Personal Journey of Hope
Dr Jennifer Bute, Louise Morse
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A GP describes their experience of dementia.


Dr Quin, Medicine Man
John Quin
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Surgeons cut, but physicians... what do physicians actually do? And is it true that other doctors really call them 'the magicians'?


Edgar Allan Poe: The Strange Man Standing Deep in the Shadows: Volume 14
Charlotte Montague
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Strap in for a terrifying look into the life and times of the original strange man: Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is viewed as the ultimate doomed romantic whose last days are shrouded in sordid mystery. His life was a disaster, but his achievements in writing are amazing. He is widely recognized as father of ...


Edgar Allan Poe: The Strange Man Standing Deep in the Shadows: Volume 14
Charlotte Montague
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Strap in for a terrifying look into the life and times of the original strange man: Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is viewed as the ultimate doomed romantic whose last days are shrouded in sordid mystery. His life was a disaster, but his achievements in writing are amazing. He is widely recognized as father of ...


Ernest Bevin: Labour's Churchill
Andrew Adonis
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The paperback edition of the best-selling political biography.


Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I've Loved
Dr Kate Bowler
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A savagely witty, warm and profound memoir by a young woman with a terminal illness, who
contends with the terrifying fact that, even for her beloved husband and son, she is not the
lynchpin of existence and life will go on.


Exceeding My Brief
Barbara Hosking
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This is Barbara Hosking's unheard-of account of the innermost workings of politics and the media amid the turbulence of twentieth-century Britain.


Ian Fleming: A Personal Memoir
Robert Harling
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A fascinating and unprecedented insight into the mind and life of the creator of James Bond, from a contemporary and close friend.


My Hair is Pink Under This Veil
Rabina Khan
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My Hair Is Pink Under This Veil reveals how a Muslim woman reconciles her faith with British culture to construct a successful political career against a backdrop of blame, bias, ignorance and misogyny - including from her own community. It shows how the hijab has become a symbol of the modern Muslim woman's personal style and strength.


Red Knight: The Unauthorised Biography of Sir Keir Starmer
Michael Ashcroft
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In Red Knight, Michael Ashcroft goes in search of the man who wants to be Prime Minister.


Scandals of the Royal Palaces: An Intimate Memoir of Royals Behaving Badly
Tom Quinn
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George Orwell once said that the British love a really good murder. He might have added that the only thing the British love more than a good murder is a really good scandal, and best of all are the sexual and political scandals that take place behind the gilded doors of Britain's royal palaces.


The Road to My Daughter
Elisabeth Spencer
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The Road to My Daughter is both compelling and timely, as well as a thoughtful reflection on trans issues. Elisabeth's narrative illuminates what it really means to be the parent of a transgender child, how it feels to witness the physical and mental processes of transitioning, and the realities behind embarking on this journey together.


Kensington Palace: An Intimate Memoir from Queen Mary to Meghan Markle
Tom Quinn
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Kensington Palace takes the reader behind the official version of palace history to discover intriguing, sometimes wild, often scandalous, but frequently heart-warming stories.


The King of Nazi Paris: Henri Lafont and the Gangsters of the French Gestapo
Christopher Othen
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Brimming full of riveting characters, The King of Nazi Paris is a compelling true story.


Wrestling With My Thoughts
Sharon Hastings
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Women of Invention: Life-Changing Ideas by Remarkable Women
Charlotte Montague
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Hypatia was a Greek mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who invented the hydrometer in about 400 AD. Described as a charismatic teacher, she was seen as an evil symbol of the pagan science of learning and she was eventually murdered by Christian zealots. For many women in years gone by, the invention ...


Biographic: Cezanne: Great Lives in Graphic Form
Katie Greenwood
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The Biographic senes presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all of them in vivid snapshots. Many people know that Paul ...


Lights For The Path: A Guide Through Grief, Pain and Loss
Madeleine Davies
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A guide for young people on coping with the loss of a loved one. Packed with real-life stories, advice from doctors, counsellors, authors and others, this book will let readers know they are not alone.

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