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Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain 1974-1979

In the mid-1970s, Britain's fortunes seemed to have reached their lowest point since the Blitz. As inflation rocketed, the pound ...

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Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait: The History and Mystery of

The Arnolfini portrait, painted by Jan van Eyck in 1434, is one of the world's most famous paintings. It intrigues ...

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Dial M For Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain

Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers had been hacking phones, blagging information and casually destroying people’s lives for years, but it was only ...

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How to Create the Perfect Wife

This is the story of how Thomas Day, a young man of means, decided he could never marry a woman ...

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Joy

'Did she jump? Did she fall? Will she wake?'

On an ordinary Friday afternoon in the office, talented young lawyer ...

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New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and their Families

In his essay on the Notebooks of Tennessee Williams, Colm Tóibín reveals an artist 'alone and deeply fearful and unusually ...

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