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The Retribution

There is one serial killer who has shaped and defined police profiler Tony Hill's life. One serial killer whose evil ...

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Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

Christmas, 1859. Just one month after the publication of On the Origin of Species, Darwin received a letter that deeply ...

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The Art of Fielding

In The Art of Fielding, we see young men who know that their four years on the baseball diamond at ...

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With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918

At the end of 1917 Britain and France faced a strategic nightmare. Their great offensives against Germany had been calamitous, ...

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Bang! A History of Britain in the 1980s

Britain in the 1980s was a polarized nation. With the two main political parties as far apart as at any ...

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The Streets

In 1882, David Wildeblood, a 21-year-old from rural Norfolk, arrives in London to start work at the offices of a ...

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