Télécharger le livre :  Malice in Wonderland

The witty and perceptive diaries kept by Cecil Beaton's authorised biographer during his many fascinating encounters with extraordinary - often legendary - characters in his search for the real Cecil Beaton.Hugo Vickers's life took a dramatic turn in 1979 when the...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2021-05-13

Format(s) : ePub
18,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Scent of Empires

Can a drop of perfume tell the story of the twentieth century?Can a smell bear the traces of history? What can we learn about the history of the twentieth century by examining the fate of perfumes? In this remarkable book, Karl Schlögel unravels the interconnected...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2021-04-27

Format(s) : ePub
23,84
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Télécharger le livre :  Letters to Camondo

'Consistently illuminating... considered, compassionate and appreciative... This book is a wonderful tribute to a family and to an idea' Guardian63 rue de Monceau, ParisDear friend, As you may have guessed by now, I am not in your house by accident. I know your street...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-04-22

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Light of Days

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Original and compelling, an untold story of rare and captivating power' Philippe Sands'A fascinating history about a little-known group who took on the Nazis . . . The individual tales of these courageous young women are remarkable'...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2021-04-15

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Victoire

'The wartime spy career of Mathilde Carré - aka "the Cat" and "Agent Victoire" - is so extraordinary it almost defies belief' The Times'A truly astonishing story, meticulously and brilliantly told' Philippe Sands, author of The RatlineRESISTANCE, COLLABORATION AND...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-04-15

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Double Life of Bob Dylan Vol. 1

'The definitive, scrupulously researched biography of a life steeped in mystery' ObserverThe definitive biography of one contemporary culture's most iconic and mysterious figures - musical revolutionary, Nobel Prize-winner, chart-topping recording artistIn 2016 it was...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-04-08

Format(s) : ePub
19,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Henry ‘Chips’ Channon: The Diaries (Volume 1)

The Sunday Times bestselling edition of Chips Channon's remarkable diaries.Born in Chicago in 1897, 'Chips' Channon settled in England after the Great War, married into the immensely wealthy Guinness family, and served as Conservative MP for Southend-on-Sea from 1935...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2021-03-04

Format(s) : ePub
19,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Women vs Hollywood

'A fascinating polemic' Sunday Times 'A powerful, sobering and vital work' The Mail on Sunday 'A page-turning read, peppered with humour' Sight & SoundA call to arms from Empire magazine's 'geek queen', Helen O'Hara, that explores women's roles - both in front of and...
Editeur : Robinson
Parution : 2021-02-18

Format(s) : ePub
10,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Ambassadors

History does not run in straight lines. It is made by men and women and by accident. The path of events and ideas does not stretch smoothly from Thucydides, through Machiavelli and thence to perpetual peace. Instead of inevitable progress, what we get is more often...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2021-02-18

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  A Coup in Turkey

The most dramatic, revealing and little-known story in Turkey's history - which illuminates the nation'Through the spellbinding career of a single, ill-fated leader, Jeremy Seal illuminates a bitterly divided country' Colin Thubron'Read this book if you're interested in...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-04

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Down and Out in Paris and London

THE AUTHORATITIVE TEXT 'You can live on a shilling a day in Paris if you know how. But it is a complicated business'As a struggling writer in his twenties, Orwell lived as a down-and-out among the poorest members of society. In this, his early memoir, Orwell recalls...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-01-14

Format(s) : ePub
8,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Parting Words

'I don't know where to stop praising Benny and this amazing book' - HEATHER MORRIS, The Tattooist of Auschwitz 'This book...is the stuff folk tales are made of. How wonderful that sometimes they are true' - MARTIN FREEMAN'An engaging book...There wasn't one anecdote or...
Editeur : Sphere
Parution : 2020-12-31

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Slave Empire

'Engrossing and powerful . . . rich and thought-provoking'Fara Dabhoiwala, Guardian'Path-breaking . . . a major rewriting of history'Mihir Bose, Irish Times'Slave Empire is lucid, elegant and forensic. It deals with appalling horrors in cool and convincing prose.'The...
Editeur : Robinson
Parution : 2020-11-26

Format(s) : ePub
10,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Lost Homestead

'Deeply touching.' - Daily Mail'A personal, sometimes harrowing history of partition... a writer well worth reading.' - The Times'A deeply personal story of identity and a highly relatable journey for many in the diaspora... Wheeler taps a rich vein of personal...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2020-11-12

Format(s) : ePub
10,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Sybille Bedford

The first full and intimate biography of writer and bon viveur Sybille Bedford'A fantastic read' India Knight, Sunday Times'A wonderful biography' Sara Wheeler, SpectatorBorn in Germany to aristocratic parents, Sybille Bedford's (1911-2006) life contained all the grand...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2020-11-12

Format(s) : ePub
17,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Last 100 Years (give or take) and All That

'I squealed laughing at this but now worry that my knowledge of history has been dangerously ruined' Matt FordeA fascinating and hilarious gallop through twentieth-century British history, by comedian Al Murray.An awful lot has happened in the last 100 years or so. In...
Editeur : Quercus
Parution : 2020-10-29

Format(s) : ePub
10,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Pearl Harbor

Hawaii, 7th December 1941, shortly before 8 in the morning: Japanese torpedo bombers launch a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet anchored in Pearl Harbor. The devastating attack claims the lives of over 2,400 American soldiers, sinks or damages 18 ships and...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2020-10-22

Format(s) : ePub
23,84
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Télécharger le livre :  Comrade Kerensky

As one of the heroes of the 1917 February Revolution and then Prime Minister at the head of the Provisional Government, Alexander Kerensky was passionately, even fanatically, lauded as a leader during his brief political reign. Symbolic artefacts – sculptures, badges...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2020-10-22
Collection : New Russian Thought
Format(s) : ePub
29,86
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Télécharger le livre :  Harrier 809

'Utterly brilliant: a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet'James Holland, author of Normandy '44April 1982. Argentina invades the Falkland Islands.In response, Britain despatches a naval task force. Eight...
Editeur : Transworld Digital
Parution : 2020-10-15

Format(s) : ePub
8,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Sunburn

'An astonishing piece of work' James O'Brien'This book was a delight. Funny, scathing and witty' Ian Dunt You should buy this book if: a) you dislike the Sun, but have never actually read it to know why and/or b) you're still not sure how we got into this mess. Using...
Editeur : Sphere
Parution : 2020-10-08

Format(s) : ePub
0,99
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-90 % : 9,99 €
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