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  • Napoleon the Great

    '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

  • Beyond the Roadblocks - Squibs & long shots 1984-2015

    "Forty-eight occasional pieces ranging from the music of forest rebels to Arabic novels by way of Kenyan trains and the automatic pistols in my mother's attic."Jonathan Falla's life and work has taken him from origins in the Caribbean to disaster relief agencies and children's rights, by way of university scholarships and nursing. His writing career includes award-winning stage and film drama, ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Fall of Paris

    The Siege and the Commune 1870-71

    The collapse of France in 1870 had an overwhelming impact – on Paris, on France and on the rest of the world. People everywhere saw Paris as the centre of Europe and the hub of culture, fashion and invention. Suddenly France, not least to the disbelief of her own citizens, was gripped in the vice of the Iron Chancellor’s armies and forced to surrender on humiliating terms. In this brilliant study ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • THE SPANISH COCKPIT

    An Eye-Witness Account of the Political and Social Conflicts of the Spanish Civil War

    Austrian sociologist and disillusioned former Comintern official Franz Borkenau visited Republican Spain between August and September 1936, and again in January-February 1937. The account of his first-hand experiences as an independent socialist observer in revolutionary Spain,‘The Spanish Cockpit’, was published in the early summer of 1937, when it impressed and influenced the recently-returned ... Read more

    $7.57 AUD

  • Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution

    Eureka Stockade - the unfinished revolution . . . In 1854, Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade. Though brief and doomed to fail, the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind. Henry Lawson wrote poems about it, its symbolic flag is still raised, and even the nineteenth-century visitor Mark Twain called it: � a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka

    by Clare Wright ...
    series Democracy Trilogy #1
    Winner of the Stella Prize, 2014.The Eureka Stockade.It's one of Australia's foundation legends yet the story has always been told as if half the participants weren't there. But what if the hot-tempered, free-spirited gold miners we learned about at school were actually husbands and fathers, brothers and sons? What if there were women and children right there beside them, inside the Stockade, when ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Argo

    How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

    Argo by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio - the declassified CIA story behind the Oscar-winning filmWINNER OF 'BEST PICTURE' AT THE ACADEMY AWARDS, THE BAFTAS AND THE GOLDEN GLOBESTehran, November 1979. Militant students stormed the American embassy and held sixty Americans captive for a gruelling 444 days. But until now the CIA has never revealed the twist to the Iran Hostage Crisis: six Americans ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Russian Concubine

    'Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric' Kate Mosse

    series Russian Concubine #1
    *** THE Sunday Times TOP TEN BESTSELLING AUTHOR ***'Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric' Kate MosseDiscover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Betrayal.*****Junchow, China, 1928.Lydia Ivanova was among the Russian elite until the Bolsheviks revolutions forced her to flee to China wit... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • World War One: History in an Hour

    by Rupert Colley ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.The ‘Great War’, from July 1914 to November 1918, was without parallel. It brought to an end four dynasties, ignited revolution, and forged new nations. It introduced killing on an unprecedented scale, costing an estimated nine million lives. It was the war that destroyed any notion of romance or chivalry in battle; it pulled in combatants from ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Cold War: History in an Hour

    by Rupert Colley ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.From the end of World War Two to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia and America eyed each other with suspicion and hostility as the world lived in the shadow of the Cold War. As post-war Europe was rebuilt, Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin struggled to maintain peace among the former Eastern and Western Allies. Two ideologies, two ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Forbidden Rose: Spymaster 1 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    by Joanna Bourne ...
    series Spymaster
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.The only person she can trust with her life ... is the man who trusts no one.Marguerite de Fleurignac, once a glittering French aristocrat, is on the run, disguised as Maggie Duncan, British ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Hitler: History in an Hour

    by Rupert Colley ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.What made a failed Austrian artist into the most reviled and destructive personality of the twentieth century? Where did the seeds of his rabid anti-Semitism lie? How did a marginalized loner become such a moving force in Germany? How could a nation have fallen for such a fanatic? What made him so determined to bring about war?Through ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Murder of the Romanovs

    by Andrew Cook ...
    The overthrow and execution of Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian Imperial family is a cause célèbre of 20th century history. Andrew Cooks re-investigation of the story finally solves one of the greatest mysteries of world history. The author draws upon new forensic evidence and newly discovered British and Russian Secret Service records reveal the truth about the familys murder, the proposed ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour

    by Kaye Jones ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.Nicknamed ‘The Anarchy' for its unprecedented levels of chaos and disorder, the succession crisis that followed the death of King Henry I in 1135 resulted in England's first civil war.‘The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour’ neatly covers all the major facts and events giving you a clear and straightforward overview of the plots and violence ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Spymaster's Lady: Spymaster 2 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    by Joanna Bourne ...
    series Spymaster
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.She's never met a man she couldn't deceive...until now.She's braved battlefields, played the worldly courtesan, the naive virgin, the refined British lady, even a Gypsy boy. But Annique Villiers, ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Nazi Germany: History in an Hour

    by Rupert Colley ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.Having suffered during World War One – not only the indignities of political betrayal and battlefield defeat but also starvation, fuel shortages and a domestic flu epidemic – the German people were left in widespread discontent. Soon inflation and economic stagnation had further sunk the nation into exhaustion, humiliation and disillusionment ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour

    by Rupert Colley ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.In 1917 the world changed forever. One of the most influential and contentious events in recent history, the Russian Revolution unleashed the greatest political experiment ever conducted, one which continues to influence both Eastern and Western politics today.The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour neatly covers all the major facts and ... Read more

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  • Rising Heart: One Woman's Astonishing Journey from Unimaginable Trauma to Becoming a Power for Good

    'The best and the worst of our shared humanity...breathtaking and heartbreaking.' The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVOOne woman's astonishing journey from unimaginable trauma to becoming a power for good.In 1999, Sierra Leone was in the midst of a brutal civil war where mindless violence, vicious amputation and the rape of young enslaved women were the everyday weapons of bloody conflict.It was also ... Read more

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  • The Black Hawk: Spymaster 4 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    by Joanna Bourne ...
    series Spymaster
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.He is her enemy. He is her lover. He is her only hope.Someone is stalking agent Justine DeCabrillac through London's grey streets. Under the cover of rain, the assassin strikes - and Justine ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Rogue Spy: Spymaster 5 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    by Joanna Bourne ...
    series Spymaster
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.For years he's lived a lie. Now it's time to tell the truth - even if it costs him the woman he loved.Ten years ago Thomas Paxton was a boy sent by revolutionary France to infiltrate the British ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The French Revolution

    If you want to discover the captivating history of the French Revolution, this is the book for you . . .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 ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • My Lord and Spymaster: Spymaster 3 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    by Joanna Bourne ...
    series Spymaster
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.A daring beauty, she's infamous for taking chances... Now she'll risk everything for love.Raised as a poor but cunning pickpocket, Jess Whitby has grown into a wealthy young woman. But when her ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Holocaust: History in an Hour

    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.The Holocaust, in which 11 million people died, was the largest atrocity of the 20th century and perhaps the hardest to understand. Approximately 6 million Jews and 5 million others including Roma people, Poles, Russian prisoners of war, political prisoners, homosexuals, people of colour, Jehovah's Witnesses, and various other minorities were ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD