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Visions of England

What does it mean to be English? For centuries, Englishness was synonymous with Britishness, informed first by the political dominance ...

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The Spirit of the Game: How Sport Made the Modern World

The spirit of the game was first nurtured on the playing fields of the English public school, and in the ...

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The Truth

Keith Mabbut is at a crossroads in his life. When he is offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to ...

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Black Vodka

'Kissing you is like new paint and old pain. It is like coffee and car alarms and a dim stairway ...

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She Left Me the Gun

When Emma Brockes was ten years old, her mother said 'One day I will tell you the story of my ...

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Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour

Having made the U.S. financial crisis comprehensible in The Big Short, Michael Lewis realised that he hadn't begun to get ...

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