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 Historical

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal life. Acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore selects over one hundred letters from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some are noble and insp... read more

Written in History: Letters That Changed the World
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Category:

 Historical

'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah Kent A new friendship. An unforgettable journey.A beautiful and bloody history.
This is Iceland as you've never read it before ...
Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author K ri G slason are good friends... read more

Saga Land
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Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:4 Science

The birth of a world-changing idea, relativity, and how it was shaped by the social upheaval and bloody horror of the First World War Einstein's ascent to worldwide celebrity was, in large part, not his own doing. It was b... read more

Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World
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Category:

 Historical

A new friendship. An unforgettable journey. A beautiful and bloody history.This is Iceland as you've never read it before ...Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kári Gíslason are good friends. They share a deep attachment to the ... read more

Saga Land: the Island Stories at the Edge of the World
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The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the nineteenth century - and inspiration for 'Moby-Dick' - reissued to accompany a major motion picture due for release in December ... read more

In the Heart of the Sea: The Incredible True Story That Inspired 'Moby Dick' (Film Tie-In)
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Category:

 Penguin Spinner Non-fiction

Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity - the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world tha... read more

Night
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Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:very good

Now a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period.
Who was the real Mary Queen of Scots? The most enigmatic ruler of England lived a life of incredible drama and t... read more

Mary Queen of Scots: Two Queens, One Future
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Category:

 Historical

A history of the Cuerdales and Warrens prominent West Australian families and their descendents.

Nophoto
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Disaster strikes. A ship goes down, a plane crashes, a party of travellers is cut off. But when the panic and confusion subside and the dead are counted, the survivors must find a way to keep surviving. And in desperation, unconstrained by law or conventional authority, the tactics they resort to can ... read more

No Mercy: True Stories of Disaster, Survival and Brutality
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Category:

 Historical

When wealthy and well-connected Peter Ikin died in a cheap Paris hotel room in November 2008, the circumstances were suspicious from the outset. Just 32 days earlier the retired music industry executive, a close friend of Sir Elton John, Rod Stewart and Madonna, had entered into a civil partnership wi... read more

A Poisonous Affair
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Matthew Flinders is a towering figure in Australian history the first to chart our coastline and the leading champion for naming the country Australia. In 1801 he was made commander of the expedition of his life the first close circumnavigation of Terra Australis. Famous for his meticulous charts and ... read more

Flinders: the Man Who Mapped Australia
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Category:

 Historical

Series:Penguin Monarchs

Henry II (1154-89) through a series of astonishing dynastic coups became the ruler of an enormous European empire. One of the most dynamic, restless and clever men ever to rule England, he was brought down both by his catastrophic relationship with his archbishop Thomas Becket and his debilitating arg... read more

Henry II: A Prince Among Princes
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