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The Invention of Murder
: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
Levels of Life
Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis
The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it ...
How to Create the Perfect Wife
: Britain's Most Ineligible Bachelor and his Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate
Stranger than fiction, blending tragedy and farce, How to Create the Perfect Wife is an engrossing tale of the...
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz
: A True Story of World War II
Denis Avey, Rob Broomby
The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz is the extraordinary story of a British soldier who marched willingly into ...
The Pattern in the Carpet
: A Personal History with Jigsaws
An original and brilliant work. Margaret Drabble weaves her own story into a history of games, in particular ...
Dry Storeroom No. 1
: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum
Fortey introduces the reader to the extraordinary people, meticulous research and driving passions that helped...
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