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Hallucinations

Have you ever seen something that wasn't really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone ...

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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

In "The Old Ways" Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove - ...

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The Gentry: Stories of the English

We may well be ‘a nation of shopkeepers’, but for generations England was a country dominated by its middling families, ...

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Ministry of Pandemonium

When Ben Harvester meets the mysterious Mr October in Highgate Cemetery, nothing could have prepared him for the strange and ...

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Home

An angry and self-loathing veteran of the Korean War, Frank Money finds himself back in racist America after enduring trauma ...

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Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe

We habitually think of the European past as the history of countries which exist today — France, Germany, Britain, Russia ...

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