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  • The Facemaker

    One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I

    **THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERBest Books of the Year, Guardian**The poignant story of the visionary surgeon who rebuilt the faces of the First World War's injured heroes, and in the process ushered in the modern era of plastic surgeryFrom the moment the first machine gun rang out over the Western Front, one thing was clear: mankind's military technology had wildly surpassed its medical ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Mystery in Manhattan

    The start of a cozy mystery series from Kelly Oliver

    by Kelly Oliver ...
    Series Book 1 - A Fiona Figg & Kitty Lane Mystery
    "The perfect wartime spy; Fiona Figg is smart, sneaky, and full of surprises… A fun whodunit that will keep you turning the pages!” Cathi Stoler, author of The Murder On The Rocks Mysteries.**'A fun, mix of whodunnit and thriller set amid American high society' T. A. Williams'Fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek spy romp. Enjoy the ride' Frances Evesham**Can Fiona catch a killer and find a decent cup of ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Great-Uncle Harry

    A Tale of War and Empire

    by Michael Palin ...
    'I cannot remember the last time I read a book so immediately absorbing and affecting. Michael Palin has never been better – which is, of course, saying a great deal.' BILL BRYSON__________________________________From the time, many years ago, when Michael Palin first heard that his grandfather had a brother, Harry, he was determined to find out more about him.The quest that followed involved ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • To Conquer Hell

    The Meuse-Argonne, 1918 The Epic Battle That Ended the First World War

    The authoritative, dramatic, and previously untold story of the bloodiest battle in American history: the epic fight for the Meuse-Argonne in World War IOn September 26, 1918, more than one million American soldiers prepared to assault the German-held Meuse-Argonne region of France. Their commander, General John J. Pershing, believed in the superiority of American "guts" over barbed wire, machine ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • 1918

    Winning the War, Losing the War

    This wide-ranging collection of articles by some of the most renowned names in the subject explores the tumultuous events of the final year of the First World War.In 2018, the world commemorated the centenary of the end of the First World War. In many ways, 1918 was the most dramatic year of the conflict. After the defeat of Russia in 1917, the Germans were able to concentrate their forces on the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Testament of Youth

    An unforgettable true story of love and loss in World War I

    by Vera Brittain ...
    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREA British woman recalls coming of age during World War I in this unforgettable true story of young love, war, and how to make sense of the darkest times'Remains one of the most powerful and widely read war memoirs of all time'Guardian'A haunting elegy for a lost generation'The Times'Should be compulsory reading'<... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Tag

    a novel

    by Barry Heard ...
    As a lad in the high country of eastern Victoria, Tag Wardell shows an extraordinary gift with animals: he is followed to school by his pets; his rapport with his horse, Dimble, becomes the talk of the district; and he even manages to befriend a mob of brumbies during an adventure with his schoolmates in the Dargo high plains.Later, when he becomes a blacksmith, locals come to watch him at work, ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom

    Series series Penguin Modern Classics
    Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of T.E. Lawrence - also known as 'Lawrence of Arabia' - of his service in the Arab Revolt during the First World War, published in Penguin Modern Classics.Although 'continually and bitterly ashamed' that the Arabs had risen in revolt against the Turks as a result of fraudulent British promises of self-rule, Lawrence led them in a triumphant ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chasing Lost Time

    The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator

    by Jean Findlay ...
    C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s celebrated translation of Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty. Joseph Conrad told him, ‘I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust’s creation’: some literary figures even felt it was an improvement on ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Lawrence and Aaronsohn

    T. E. Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The rivalry that presaged the world's most tenacious conflictAs the Arab-Israeli conflict continues to plague the Middle East, historian Ronald Florence offers extraordinary new insights on its origins. This is the story of T. E. Lawrence, the young British officer who became famous around the world as Lawrence of Arabia, Aaron Aaronsohn, an agronomist from Palestine, and the antagonism that ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Bill the Bastard

    The story of Australia's greatest war horse

    by Roland Perry ...
    Bill was massive. He had power, intelligence and unmatched courage. In performance and character he stood above all the other 200,000 Australian horses sent to the Middle East in the Great War. But as war horses go he had one serious problem. No one could ride him but one man - Major Michael Shanahan. Some even thought Bill took a sneering pleasure in watching would-be riders hit the dust.Bill the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Monash

    The fascinating life of the WWI soldier who shaped modern Australia from the bestselling award winning author of THE REMARKABLE MRS REIBEY and HUDSON FYSH

    Stunning trade paperback edition of Grantlee Kieza's bestselling biography of Australia's greatest generalIt's December 1918 and the world war is over. General Sir John Monash attends a glittering banquet to dine with the King of England and the likes of Woodrow Wilson, Winston Churchill and Rudyard Kipling. Just four months earlier, the commander of the Australian Corps had been knighted in a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In Great Spirits

    Archie Barwick's WWI Diary - from Gallipoli to the Western Front and Home Again

    An Aussie soldier's diary of the first World War - by turns compelling, illuminating, funny, touching and sad - and absolutely unputdownable.Archie Albert Barwick was an enthusiastic young 24 year old when he joined the First AIF in late August 1914 - his service number was 914. When he learnt that he'd been accepted into the army, he was so happy he turned two somersaults for pure joy. this is ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Monash's Masterpiece

    The battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the world

    The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a coordinated force.Monash planned every detail meticulously, with nothing left ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

    The must-read story of the boy from Brisbane who became a wartime hero and aviation trailblazer.In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier amid the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front to taking to the skies against the likes of the Red Baron - for which he won the Military Cross for gallantry - before becoming the greatest peacetime aviator of his ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Monash

    The Outsider Who Won A War

    by Roland Perry ...
    ‘Compelling and wholly absorbing... among the most remarkable Australians of his time’ Senator Bob Carr, Foreign Affairs MinisterAustralian general Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German high commands of the First World War failed to gain ascendency after fours years of slaughter never before seen in human history, Monash used innovative techniques ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Anzac Girls

    The extraordinary story of our World War I nurses

    by Peter Rees ...
    The harrowing, dramatic and profoundly moving story of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War. Now a major six-part television series.By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Australian Light Horse

    The magnificent Australian force and its decisive victories in Arabia in World War I

    by Roland Perry ...
    Series series Hachette Military Collection
    First raised during the Boer War, the Light Horse attracted many from the outback - men who knew how to survive and fight in hot and dry country, and who had a special bond with their horses.Battle-hardened at Gallipoli, by the time the men arrived in Palestine they were more than ready to play their critical role in Colonel Lawrence's defeat of the Turks (in the face of the British High Command's ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Thunder At Dawn

    An unputdownable naval adventure

    by Alan Evans ...
    Series Book 1 - The Commander Cochrane Smith Naval Thrillers
    A heart-pounding First World War naval thriller featuring the rebel Captain Cochrane Smith.1917: After three years, the outcome of the Great War is poised on a knife-edge. David Cochrane Smith, captain of the armoured cruiser HMS Thunder, is patrolling off the coast of South America. But then he attacks and sinks the Gerda, a neutral ship in a neutral port.Smith already has a reputation as a ... Read more

    $4.99 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

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Radium Girls

    They paid with their lives. Their final fight was for justice.

    by Kate Moore ...
    Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf book club choiceNew York Times bestseller‘Fascinating’ Sunday Times‘Thrilling’ &★&★&★&★&★ Mail on SundayAll they wanted was the chance to shine. Be careful what you wish for…‘The first thing we asked was, “Does this stuff hurt you?” And they said, “No.” The company said that it wasn’t dangerous, that... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Last Explorer

    Hubert Wilkins, Australia's Unknown Hero

    by Simon Nasht ...
    ‘A superb book – every Australian should read it.’ - Dick SmithThe gripping story of one of the greatest explorers of the 20th Century.Hubert Wilkins was truly the last - and one of the greatest - explorers. And much more than that.Born in South Australia, he spent much of his life outside the country - but always remained an Australian.He travelled through every continent and was a pioneer of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Ballad of Les Darcy

    An Australian hero torn between family and country'Put Les Darcy in a uniform and the men of Australia will march to hell behind him.' that was the message trained on Australia's great 'Blacksmith Boxer', as debate about conscription raged in the middle of World War I. the problem was that Les Darcy didn't want to march at the fore of such a procession, nor to such a destination. He wanted to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $13.99 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