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  • Cilka's Journey

    The Sunday Times bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz

    Her beauty saved her life - and condemned her.In 1942 Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival.After liberation, Cilka is charged as a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Eve of Saint Hyacinth

    A historical crime thriller with twists and intrigue

    by Kate Sedley ...
    Book 5 - Roger the Chapman Mysteries
    A nefarious plot will go right to the heart of the most powerful seat in the land...Roger the Chapman returns to London in the summer of 1475 for some badly needed rest and entertainment. But the hand of Fate interrupts his plans once again...King Edward IV is readying his troops to invade France with a great show of strength, and though rumors abound that the king is reluctant, London is teeming ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Inventing the Individual

    The Origins of Western Liberalism

    The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe, Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today'Magisterial, timeless, beautifully written ... Siedentop has achieved something quite extraordinary. He has explained us to ourselves' SpectatorThis ambitious and stimulating book ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Quest for Queen Mary

    'A delightful insight into an eclectic life' The Daily Telegraph'Very funny and astute . . . a loathly feast for royal-watchers'Hilary Mantel, New Statesman Books of the Year 2018**'**A complete delight, conjuring up, with a few sharp strokes of the pen, a mad, exotic species from a world gone by'Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday'Gloriously indiscreet . . . the best roy... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning

    by Nigel Biggar ...
    A new assessment of the West’s colonial recordIn the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet empire in 1989, many believed that we had arrived at the ‘End of History’ – that the global dominance of liberal democracy had been secured forever.Now however, with Russia rattling its sabre on the borders of Europe and China rising to challenge the post-1945 world order, the liberal West faces major ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Eight Days at Yalta

    How Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin Shaped the Post-War World

    by Diana Preston ...
    Meticulously researched and vividly written, Eight Days at Yalta is a remarkable work of intense historical drama.In the last winter of the Second World War, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin arrived in the Crimean resort of Yalta. Over eight days of bargaining, bombast and intermittent bonhomie they decided on the conduct of the final stages of the war against Germany, on ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Gates of Europe

    A History of Ukraine

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    From award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy, The Gates of Europe is the definitive history of Ukraine that helps us understand the country's past and the current crisisLocated at the western edge of the Eurasian steppe, Ukraine has long been the meeting place of empires - Roman to Ottoman, Habsburg to Russian - and they all left their imprint on the landscape, the language and the people living ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Lost King

    The Search for Richard III

    Previously published as The King's Grave.NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SALLY HAWKINS AND STEVE COOGAN.The official inside story of the discovery of history's most controversial monarch.On 22 August 1485, Richard III was killed at Bosworth Field, the last king of England to die in battle. His victorious opponent, Henry Tudor, went on to found one of our most famous ruling dynasties. Fi... ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Roman Britain

    A New History

    Superbly illustrated throughout, this illuminating account of Britain as a Roman province includes dramatic aerial views of Roman remains, reconstruction drawings and images of Roman villas, mosaics, coins, pottery and sculpture. The text has been updated to incorporate the latest research and recent discoveries, including the largest Roman coin hoard ever found in Britain, the thirty decapitated ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • The Mystery of Olga Chekhova

    The true story of a family torn apart by revolution and war

    by Antony Beevor ...
    Antony Beevor's The Mystery of Olga Chekhova is the true story of a family torn apart by revolution and war.Olga Chekhova was a stunning Russian beauty and a famous Nazi-era film actress who Hitler counted among his friends; she was also the niece of Anton Chekhov. After fleeing Bolshevik Moscow for Berlin in 1920, she was recruited by her composer brother Lev, to work for Soviet intelligence. In ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Why, How, Fleet Salvage And Final Appraisal [Illustrated Edition]

    Illustrated with more than 50 photos.Pearl Harbor will long stand out in men’s minds as an example of the results of basic unpreparedness of a peace loving nation, of highly efficient treacherous surprise attack and of the resulting unification of America into a single tidal wave of purpose to victory. Therefore, all will be interested in this unique narrative by Admiral Wallin.The Navy has long ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Influence Of British Operational Intelligence On The War At Sea In The Mediterranean June 1940 - November 1942

    Intelligence derived from a number of sources, primarily the decryption of high-level German and Italian communications, provided British forces in the Mediterranean with extraordinary insights into Axis naval operations. This level of intelligence was instrumental to the success of British forces during most of the decisive points during the naval war in the Mediterranean and indirectly had great ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sicily

    A Short History, from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra

    'Sicily is the key to everything' Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe author of the classic book on Venice turns his sights to Sicily in this beautiful book full of maps and colour photographs.'I discovered Sicily almost by mistake . . .We drove as far as Naples, then put the car on the night ferry to Palermo. There was a degree of excitement in the early hours when we passed Stromboli, emitting a rich ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • World History

    From the Ancient World to the Information Age

    by DK ...
    An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated ebook maps out the events that have shaped our world - from the dawn of human civilization to the present day.A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, World History profiles everything from the emergence of Homo Sapiens to the Greek and Roman empires, through Chinese dynasties, the rise of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • A Sailor’s Odyssey

    The Autobiography of Admiral of the Fleet, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope

    First published in 1951, this is the autobiography of a distinguished commander of WWII. Serving in both wars, he was Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean at the outbreak of war, forced to cope with inadequate resources and virtually no air cover. After a short spell in Washington as a Naval Representative he returned as Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean and worked with Eisenhower and Alexander.His ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Plymouth Cloak

    An unputdownable thriller full of suspense

    by Kate Sedley ...
    Book 2 - Roger the Chapman Mysteries
    Find the killer. Solve the case. Save yourself.Roger the Chapman has been royally commanded to escort a King's messenger, Philip Underwood, who is carrying a vital despatch aboard his ship in Plymouth.When the messenger is murdered with Roger's own cudgel – a Plymouth cloak – he is appalled to find himself the chief suspect in a world of double-dealing, sin and political chicanery.Discovering ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Sleepwalkers

    How Europe Went to War in 1914

    The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from acclaimed historian and author Christopher ClarkSUNDAY TIMES and INDEPENDENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The William John Hazzard series

    Journey from drizzly, 18th century Britain to sun-baked Egypt with The William John Hazzard series. Includes all three books; Napoleon’s Run, Lords of the Nile, and the 2022 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize-longlisted Emperor of Dust.Napoleon's Run: London, 1798. Late one night, a junior naval officer at the Admiralty intercepts a coded despatch, marked with blood: Napoleon Bonaparte is about ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Catherine the Great and Potemkin

    Power, Love and the Russian Empire

    'One of the great love stories of history, in a league with Napoleon and Josephine, and Antony and Cleopatra ... Excellent, with dazzling mastery of detail and literary flair' EconomistIt was history's most successful political partnership - as sensual and fiery as it was creative and visionary. Catherine the Great was a woman of notorious passion and imperial ambition. Prince Potemkin - wildly ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Eichmann in Jerusalem

    A Report on the Banality of Evil

    by Hannah Arendt ...
    'Brilliant and disturbing' Stephen Spender, New York Review of BooksThe classic work on 'the banality of evil', and a journalistic masterpieceHannah Arendt's stunning and unnverving report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in the New Yorker in 1963. This edition includes material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Europe in Flames

    The Crisis of the Thirty Years War

    by John Matusiak ...
    ‘War,’ wrote Cardinal Richelieu, ‘is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men’. Yet the prelate’s mournful observation scarcely begins to encapsulate the full complexity and unspeakable horror of the greatest man-made calamity to befall Europe before the twentieth century. Claiming far more lives proportionately than either the First or Second World Wars, it was a contest ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Distant Mirror

    The Calamitous 14th Century

    The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague.Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as it was lived: what childhood was like; ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Holocaust

    An Unfinished History

    by Dan Stone ...
    series Pelican Books
    'This vital history shatters many myths about the Nazi genocide . . . . surprising . . . provocative . . . fizzes with ideas. Even if you think you know the subject, you'll probably find something here to make you think' Sunday Times'Erudite...remarkable' The Observer'Outstanding' The TelegraphAn authoritative, revelatory new history of the Holocaust, from one of the leading scholars of his ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD