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The Hired Man

Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds. ...

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The Uninvited Guests

One late spring evening in 1912, in the kitchens at Sterne, preparations begin for an elegant supper party in honour ...

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Eva Braun: Life with Hitler

"I want to be a beautiful corpse, I will take poison". (Eva Braun, 1945). Eva Braun and Adolf Hitler were ...

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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem and the Modernisation of the Monarchy

During her long reign, Queen Victoria was the target of no fewer than eight assassination attempts. In seven of these ...

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The Beginner's Goodbye

When Dorothy came back from the dead, Aaron noticed that some people simply ignored the fact; some seemed to have ...

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Townie: A Memoir

In Townie, Andre Dubus II, reflects on his violent past and a lifestyle that threatened to destroy him-until he was ...

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