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  • D-Day

    The Battle for Normandy

    by Antony Beevor

    This enhanced ebook contains scores of fascinating additional material, including astonishing black & white and colour footage taken at the time of the events:- Video introduction by Antony Beevor- 26 embedded film clips, including footage of the Normandy landings, firefights in the deadly bocage hedgerows, Allied bombing raids, Allied commanders, the liberation of Paris- Rarely seen original NBC ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • D-Day

    The Battle for Normandy

    by Antony Beevor

    The Number One BestsellerReissued with a new foreword for the 75th AnniversaryThis is the closest you will ever get to war - the taste, the smell, the noise and the fearThe Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was awesome and what followed was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war. As ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Cast Iron

    Enzo Macleod 6

    by Peter May

    series The Enzo Files #6
    **THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER****MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE LEWIS TRILOGY AND THE CHINA THRILLERS****'A RIP-ROARING THRILLER . . . THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINING' MAIL ON SUNDAY****'A MASTERLY PLOT TWISTER' SUNDAY HERALD**A decade-old body exposed by a heat wave drives the explosive next chapter in the Enzo FilesTHE GIRL IN THE LAKEIn 1989, a killer dumped ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Rough Sketches Of Life Of An Old Soldier;

    In The Campaigns From 1808-1814, With The Light Division; The Netherlands In 1815;

    by Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Leach C.B.

    Leach describes his exploits with the 95th Rifles, including the expedition to Denmark, the battles of Rolica, Vimiero, Busaco, Salamanca, Vitoria, and the Nivelle, culminating in the battle of Waterloo, where he was posted to the sand-pit next to the crucial position of La Haye Sainte. He also recounts the vicissitudes of campaigning in the Peninsular, vividly describing those under his command ... Read more

    $1.41 AUD

  • Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

    by Bernard Cornwell

    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre-Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • A Place of Greater Safety

    by Hilary Mantel

    From the double Man Booker prize-winning author of Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies and The Mirror & the Light comes an extraordinary work of historical imagination – this is Hilary Mantel’s epic novel of the French Revolution.Georges-Jacques Danton: zealous, energetic and debt-ridden. Maximilien Robespierre: small, diligent and terrified of violence. And Camille Desmoulins: a genius of rhetoric, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Ship of War

    Charles Hayden Book 3

    by Sean Thomas Russell

    series Charles Hayden #3
    A Ship of War is a stunning new maritime adventure from Top Ten bestselling author Sean Thomas Russell, following the great success of A Battle Won and Under Enemy Colours. For fans of Bernard Cornwell and Patrick O'Brian, A Ship of War is the third instalment in the electrifying historical series of Charles Hayden and the Themis.'Hayden kept his eye fixed upon the chasing ship...The screech of an ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Body in the Castle Well

    Bruno investigates as France's dark past reaches out to claim a new victim

    by Martin Walker

    series The Dordogne Mysteries #12
    'WILL MAKE READERS LONG FOR LAZY DAYS IN RURAL FRANCE' Irish IndependentMillions of readers worldwide are discovering the special world of Bruno, Chief of Police, and the Dordogne Mysteries. There's murder in paradise in the twelfth case for France's favourite cop in this addition to a beloved seriesA missing art student. An international investigation. A secret that will shatter Bruno's charming ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A Train in Winter

    A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival in Auschwitz

    by Caroline Moorehead

    A moving and extraordinary book about courage and survival, friendship and endurance – a portrait of ordinary women who faced the horror of the holocaust together.On an icy morning in Paris in January 1943, a group of 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz – the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Guns of August

    The Classic Bestselling Account of the Outbreak of the First World War

    by Barbara Tuchman

    Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August is a spellbinding history of the fateful first month when Britain went to war.War pressed against every frontier. Suddenly dismayed, governments struggled and twisted to fend it off. It was no use . . .Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first thirty days of battle determined the course of the First World War is to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Great Swindle

    Prize-winning historical fiction by a master of suspense

    by Pierre Lemaitre and 1 more

    Now a major French film Au revoir là*-haut -*** Prix Goncourt-winning masterpiece by the writer who brought you Alex, Irène and Camille**.October 1918: the war on the Western Front is all but over. Desperate for one last chance of promotion, the ambitious Lieutenant Henri d'Aulnay Pradelle sends two scouts over the top, and secretly shoots them in the back to incite his men to he... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • France: A History

    by Marshall B. Davidson

    "Every man has two countries," Henri de Bornier once said, "his own and France." Indeed, France has captivated us for centuries. Here, in this compelling history from acclaimed historian Marshall B. Davison, is its story: from prehistory to its conquest by Julius Caesar; from its invasion by the Franks, who gave us the name we use today, to the reign of Charlemagne; from the rule of the Bourbon ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Riviera Set

    by Mary S. Lovell

    'I loved every word' Sarra Manning, Red**'[A] blissful book - it's like basking in the warm Med' Rachel Johnson, Mail on SundayThe Riviera Set is the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • D-Day Invasion (True Combat)

    by Nigel Cawthorne

    Just sixteen minutes into D-Day and their glider had already crash-landed onto the field. Scrambling out to storm the bridge, the young British soldiers began the fight of their lives. Five miles inside enemy territory, they ran headlong into the day that shaped the twentieth century, paving the way for the invasion of Normandy. There was no going back…Read about the daring capture of Pegasus ... Read more

    $1.79 AUD

  • The Australian Victories In France In 1918 [Illustrated Edition]

    by Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash

    Contains 9 maps and 30 photo illustrationsThe Australian Corps gained a towering reputation as a fighting force during the First World War; firm in defence and nigh-on unstoppable in attack. Their men were all volunteers who had travelled from the furthest reaches of the Empire to serve in Europe; following on from the badly managed campaign at Gallipoli the Australians formed a heterogeneous ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • 1215 and All That

    Magna Carta and King John

    by Ed West

    1215 is one of the most famous dates in English history, and with good reason, since it marks the signing of the Magna Carta by King John and the English barons, which altered the entire course of English and world history.John Lackland was born to King Henry II and Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitane in December, 1166; he was the youngest of five sons. However, he unexpectedly became the favored heir to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • (Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

    by Mark Greenside

    WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEREvery year upon arriving in Plobien, the small Breton town where he spends his summers, American writer Mark Greenside picks back up where he left off with his faux-pas–filled Francophile life. Mellowed and humbled, but not daunted (OK, slightly daunted), he faces imminent concerns: What does he cook for a French person? Who has the right-of-way when entering or ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The French Revolution

    by Emma Moreau

    New York Times bestselling historian Emma Moreau exposes and analyzes the events that turned ordinary French citizens into revolutionaries - from the attack on the Bastille to the executions of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to the bloodthirsty Reign of Terror that claimed the lives of more than 40,000 people. ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The French Revolution

    by Christopher Hibbert

    Concise, convincing and exciting, this is Christopher Hibbert’s brilliant account of the events that shook eighteenth-century Europe to its foundation. With a mixture of lucid storytelling and fascinating detail, he charts the French Revolution from its beginnings at an impromptu meeting on an indoor tennis court at Versailles in 1789, right through to the ‘coup d’etat’ that brought Napoleon to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Devil (Leopards of Normandy 1)

    A vivid historical blockbuster of power, intrigue and action

    by David Churchill

    **From the co-author of the No.1 bestselling Wilbur Smith novel, WAR CRY**The fate of England hangs in the balance of a fight between brothers...In DEVIL, David Churchill writes with the immediacy of Conn Iggulden, the epic ambition of Bernard Cornwell and the plotting of CJ Sansom. The Leopards of Normandy trilogy tells the story of William the Conqueror in all its wild, intoxicating, unfailingly ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Citizens

    A Chronicle of The French Revolution

    by Simon Schama

    The most authoritative social, cultural and narrative history of the French Revolution, and one of the great landmarks of modern history publishing.'Monumental...provocative and stylish, Simon Schama's account of the first few years of the great Revolution in France, and of the decades that led up to it, is thoughtful, informed and profoundly revisionist' Eugen Weber, The New York Times Book ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Echoes from Afar

    by Tamara McKinley

    A powerful story of love and loss from the beloved internationally bestselling author, Tamara McKinley, who also writes as Sunday Times bestseller Ellie Dean. For fans of Lesley Pearse and Susan Lewis.So this is Paris, she thought in awe. Spread out before her beneath a clear blue sky, it was like a precious gift after the smog and filth of London. No wonder it was called the city of love . . ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Marie Curie and Her Daughters

    The Private Lives of Science's First Family

    by Shelley Emling

    A new portrait of the two-time Nobel winner and her two daughtersFocusing on the first family in science, this biography of Marie Curie plumbs the recesses of her relationships with her two daughters, extraordinary in their own right, and presents the legendary scientist to us in a fresh way.Although the common image is that of a shy introvert toiling away in her laboratory, highly praised science ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Napoleon the Great

    by Andrew Roberts

    'A Napoleonic triumph of a book, irresistibly galloping with the momentum of a cavalry charge' Simon Sebag Montefiore'Simply dynamite' Bernard CornwellFrom Andrew Roberts, author of the bestsellers The Storm of War and Churchill: Walking with Destiny, this is the definitive modern biography of Napoleon.It has become all too common for Napoleon Bonaparte's biographers to approach him as a figure to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD