Biographies & Memoirs

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Shakespearean Afterlifes: Ten Characters with a Life of Their Own
John O'Connor
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£16.99   £6.99

From art to advertising, psycology to politics, opera to cinema, Shakespeare's stories and characters have found an enduring place in our consciousness, enjoying 'afterlives' as rich and varied as their original incarnations in the playhouse. This book is a cultural biography of Shakespeare's most famous ...


The Waves behind Us: Further Memoirs
Benedict Kiely
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Rich with anecdotes and Irish wisdom, "The Waves Behind Us" is set mainly in Dublin just after World War II. It follows the author's adventures and encounters as a young journalist and writer.


Brief Lives: Alexander Pushkin
Robert Chandler
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£8.99   £2.60

A biography examining Pushkin as writer, lover, and public figure. It explores his relationship to politics and provides a glimpse of the turbulent history Pushkin lived through. It is suitable as a guide to those trying to understand one of Russia's most celebrated literary figures - and, indeed, Russia ...


Love Without Borders: How Bold Faith Opens the Door to Embracing the Unexpected
Angela Braniff
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£14.26   £9.99

From the founder of This Gathered Nest YouTube channel, an uplifting story of Angela Braniff's unusual path to becoming the mother to seven children through various methods of adoption and biological approaches, encouraging women and mothers to embrace the unique purpose that God has put in their lives.

Angela's ...


Marie-Antoinette and Count Fersen - The Untold Love Story
Evelyn Farr
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£15.99   £11.99

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The Quiet Man
John H Sununu
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£14.25   £5.99

George H. W. Bush is much too modest to brag about what he accomplished as the forty-first president of the United States. As a result, the conventional wisdom about his presidency misses many of his greatest achievements. Now this unique insider account by former chief of staff John H. Sununu finally ...


Samuel Johnson: A Life
David Nokes
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Thrown out of Oxford for a lack of funds, he rose to celebrity: author of the Dictionary, a friend to the king, companion of Reynolds, Goldsmith and Garrick.

David Nokes looks beyond Johnson's remarkable public persona and beyond the Johnson that Boswell to some extent created.


Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone
Stewart Purvis, Jeff Hulbert
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£25.00   £4.99

The first, full biography of Guy Burgess reveals the extent of his espionage and culminates in new relevations about his last days in Moscow.


Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone
Stewart Purvis, Jeff Hulbert
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£25.00   £8.45

The first, full biography of Guy Burgess reveals the extent of his espionage and culminates in new relevations about his last days in Moscow.


Amazing Careers
Charles Margerison
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£8.45

How did Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Coco Chanel choose their careers? Discover how these and other high achievers became successful in 'Amazing Careers' brought to you by Amazing People Worldwide(R). In life, the work we do often determines our status in society as much as the money we earn. ...


Amazing Entrepreneurs
Charles Margerison
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£8.45

Were the people who developed successful businesses lucky or did they have special talents? In 'Amazing Entrepreneurs' you can explore these questions through the lives of some of the world's most inspirational people and perhaps be motivated to do likewise! Helena Rubinstein was lucky to find a sponsor ...


Lecretia's Choice: A Story of Love, Death and the Law
Matt Vickers
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A successful young lawyer in Wellington, Lecretia Seales met and fell in love with Matt Vickers in 2003. In Lecretia’s Choice, Matt tells the story of their life together, and how it changed when his proud, fiercely independent wife was diagnosed with a brain tumour and forced to confront her own mortality. ...


Amazing Love Stories
Charles Margerison
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£7.45

What is it that makes one person fall in love with another? Explore this eternal question in Amazing Love Stories, which provides a unique perspective on great love stories that feature amazing characters including Emperor Napoleon and Josephine, Marina Gamba and her lover Galileo, William Shakespeare ...


Halfway to Venus: A One-Armed Journey
Sarah Anderson
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This book is about Sarah Anderson's life with one arm. It is also about other people who have lost their arms, about phantom and prosthetic limbs, about what hands and arms mean in different cultures and how they are portrayed in art and literature. Life with one arm is different in many subtle ways ...


George Sand
Martine Reid
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A biography of the celebrated nineteenth-century author George Sand. Examines her public image, her relationships with her husband, lovers, and children, and her lifelong political commitment.


Princess Spider: True Experiences of a Dominatrix
Princess Spider
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Princess Spider is the best-known Female Dominatrix in the UK fetish scene, and a Sky TV television personality. In this book, she offers unrestricted and unprecedented access to her fascinating, shocking, and very bizarre world.


Eating Pomegranates: A Memoir of Mothers, Daughters and Genes
Sarah Gabriel
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After a troubled upbringing that saw the early death of her mother from cancer, Sarah Gabriel had created a happy home life with her partner and two beautiful daughters.


The Railway Man
Eric Lomax
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This is the story of innocence betrayed, of passion and curiosity about the world of machines turned nightmarish and punished by the cruelty of which only humans are capable. It is also a story of survival and courage. Eric Lomax was tortured by the Japanese on the Burma-Siam Railway. Fifty years later ...


Arabesques
Robert Dessaix
Condition: New
£9.99

An extraordinary travel memoir by one of Australia's finest writers


A Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy
Jeremy Dronfield, Deborah McDonald
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A story of passion, espionage and double crossing that encircled the globe and saw a woman born to indulgence and selfishness sacrifice everything for love - only to be betrayed

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