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Hayek: A Life, 1899-1950
The definitive account of the distinguished economist’s formative years.Few twentieth-century figure...
€52.40 -10%
Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes
'Always readable, illuminating and honest. It made me miss the real Terry.' - NEIL GAIMAN'Sometimes...
€20.90 -10%
The Turning Point: A Year that Changed Dickens and the World
A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARThe year is 1851. It's a time of radical change in Britain, when industrial...
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Poet of Revolution: The Making of John Milton
Winner of the James Holly Hanford Award, Milton Society of America   John Milton (1608–1674) h...
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Cleopatra: Her History, Her Myth
A feminist reinterpretation of the myths surrounding Cleopatra casts new light on the Egyptian queen...
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The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla and Other Works
Who was Nikola Tesla? Find out in this comprehensive volume that includes Tesla’s autobiography and...
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Endless Flight: The Life of Joseph Roth
The mercurial, self-mythologising novelist and journalist Joseph Roth, author of the 20th-century ma...
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Too Much of Life: Complete Chronicles
This exhilarating collection of non-fiction sees one of the greatest twentieth-century writers medit...
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A Private Spy: The Letters of John le Carre 1945-2020
John le Carré was a defining writer of his time. This enthralling collection letters - written to re...
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Gregor Mendel: His Life and Legacy
Gregor Mendel, the founder of genetics, is renowned as one of the world’s most ingenious and influen...
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Putin: His Life and Times
'Anyone wanting to learn more about Putin's personality, ideas, power...should read this outstanding...
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Stalin as Warlord
An authoritative account of Stalin as a wartime leader—showing how his paradoxical policies of mass...
€33.80 -10%
Curzon: Imperial Statesman
'A fast-moving, entertaining and finely written story' Simon Schama'Masterly ... a remarkable portra...
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Tesla: Wizard at War: The Genius, the Particle Beam Weapon, and the Pursuit of Power
In this insightful and revelatory new book, the author of the highly acclaimed, award-winning intern...
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Beethoven: A Life
The authoritative Beethoven biography, endorsed by and produced in close collaboration with the Beet...
€34.90 -10%


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