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The Marlowe Papers

On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was ...

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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 Sealed Letter

After a separation of many years, Emily 'Fido' Faithfull bumps into her old friend Helen Codrington on the streets of ...

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Imagine: How Creativity Works

The profound mysteries of creative thought have long intimidated the world's finest brains. How do you measure the imagination? How ...

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I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan

Journalist, presenter, broadcaster, husband, father, vigorous all-rounder — Alan Partridge — a man with a fascinating past and an amazing ...

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Beautiful Lies

It is 1887, and an unsettled London is preparing for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. For Maribel Campbell Lowe, the beautiful, ...

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