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This is Life

This is Life is a missing baby mystery and an enchanted Parisian adventure. Hand in hand with lovable heroine Aurelie ...

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From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia

The Victorian period, viewed in the West as a time of self-confident progress, was experienced by Asians as a catastrophe. ...

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Night of Triumph

On VE night, 1945, the then teenage princesses, Elizabeth and Margaret, were allowed to leave the palace incognito and join ...

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The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination

The angels on our Christmas cards, the stained glass in our churches, the great paintings in our galleries — Edward ...

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The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism

There have in recent years been a number of books that have taken issue with religion and argued against it. ...

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Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America

A walker, a reader and a gazer, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is also a skilled talker whose impromptu kerbside exchanges with Harlem's ...

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