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Author: Tim Bouverie
Release Date: June 04, 2019
A gripping new history of the British appeasement of the Third Reich in the lead up to World War IIOn a wet afternoon in September 1938, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain stepped off a plane and prepared to address the crowd of journalists, Cabinet ...
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Author: Sarah Rose
Release Date: April 23, 2019
The dramatic, untold story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to help pave the way for Allied victory In 1942, the Allies were losing, Germany seemed unstoppable, and every able man in England was fighting. Church...
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Author: Andrew Roberts | Narrator: Stephen Thorne
Release Date: November 06, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of The Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Books of 2018One of The Economist’s Best Books of 2018One of The New York Times’s Notable Books of 2018“Unarguably the best single-volume biography of Chu...
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Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch | Narrator: David Rintoul
Release Date: October 30, 2018
The long-awaited biography of the genius who masterminded Henry VIII's bloody revolution in the English government, which reveals at last Cromwell's role in the downfall of Anne Boleyn"This a book that - and it's not often you can say this - we have ...
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Author: Antonia Fraser | Narrator: Steven Crossley
Release Date: September 25, 2018
From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in the United Kingdom won back their rights after two centuries of official discrimination.In the summer of 1780, mob violence swept through London. Nearly one thousand p...
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Author: Claudia Renton | Narrator: Claudia Renton
Release Date: June 05, 2018
The three dazzlingly beautiful, wildly rich Wyndham sisters, part of the four hundred families that made up Britain's ruling class, at the center of cultural and political life in late-Victorian/Edwardian Britain. Here are their complex, idiosyncrati...
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Author: Priya Satia | Narrator: Kirsten Potter and Priya Satia
Release Date: April 10, 2018
By a prize-winning young historian, an authoritative work that reframes the Industrial Revolution, the expansion of British empire, and emergence of industrial capitalism by presenting them as inextricable from the gun trade"A fascinating and importa...
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Author: John Banville | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 27, 2018
From the internationally acclaimed and Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea and the Benjamin Black mysteries--a vividly evocative memoir that unfolds around the author's recollections, experience, and imaginings of Dublin.As much about the life...
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Author: Roy Adkins and Lesley Adkins | Narrator: John Telfer
Release Date: March 13, 2018
A rip-roaring account of the dramatic four-year siege of Britain’s Mediterranean garrison by Spain and France—an overlooked key to the British loss in the American RevolutionFor more than three and a half years, from 1779 to 1783, the tin...
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Author: Shrabani Basu | Narrator: Elizabeth Jasicki
Release Date: August 29, 2017
Now a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears.History’s most unlikely friendship—this is the astonishing story of Queen Victoria and her dearest companion, the young Indian Munshi Abdul Karim.In the twil...
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Author: Jonathan Schneer | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Issued in London in 1917, the Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century. It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations ...
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Author: Sally Bedell Smith | Narrator: Sally Bedell Smith and Rosalyn Landor
Release Date: April 04, 2017
From the New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen comes the first major biography of Prince Charles in more than twenty years—perfect for fans of The Crown. Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to gi...
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