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Macdonald, Fiona - Charles Dickens, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Charles Dickens, A Very Peculiar History

Macdonald, Fiona

6,65€

Taking a unique look at one of the most acclaimed and best-loved English writers of the nineteenth century, 'Charles Dickens, A Very Peculiar History' asks why, what, where, how and who the Dickens was Charles Dickens? Why did he keep a pet raven that pecked at his children's shins? Why

Macdonald, Fiona - Robert Burns, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Robert Burns, A Very Peculiar History

Macdonald, Fiona

6,65€

Taking a unique look at one of the world's most acclaimed and best-loved poets, 'Robert Burns, A Very Peculiar History' provides a fascinating insight into the life and times of Scotland's bard. Take a wee stroll through his romantic yet tragic life, and join him on his journey from underdog

Mason, Antony - Kings and Queens - A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Kings and Queens - A Very Peculiar History

Mason, Antony

6,65€

Which king's guards massacred a group of his supporters by mistake? Who had an oversized tongue and had to slobber when they ate food? Who was so large when they died that they had to be buried in a square coffin? Who survived seven assassination attempts? As you can tell from the bizarre questions above, it wasn't all thrones

Churchill, Seton - General Gordon, ebook

General Gordon

Churchill, Seton

2,20€

A fascinating biography of the British Army officer Major-General Charles George Gordon, CB, written by Lieutenant-Colonel Seton Churchill.

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward - Harold, the Last of the Saxon Kings, ebook

Harold, the Last of the Saxon Kings

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward

2,20€

A fascinating fictionalised story of the life of Harold Godwinson, the last Anglo-Saxon King of England, written by bestselling novelist and coiner of such phrases as “the pen is mightier than the sword” and “It was a dark and stormy night”, Edward…

Walter, Richard - George Anson's Voyage Around the World, ebook

George Anson's Voyage Around the World

Walter, Richard

2,20€

The year is 1740, Spain is at war with Great Britain, and Commodore George Anson leads a mission to the Pacific to take control of Spanish possessions. In doing so he completed a circumnavigation of the globe. Read the true story of that voyage recorded…

Aikin, Lucy - Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, ebook

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

Aikin, Lucy

8,85€

This book gives us an in depth look at the court of Queen Elizabeth I from birth to death. Widely acclaimed to be one of the most accurate accounts, it features letters, quotes and even sonnets from all the leading people of the day. The intrigues…