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Charlemagne
Our Price: £26.06
When the legendary Frankish king and emperor Charlemagne died in 814 he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Johannes Fried paints a compelling portrait of a devout ruler, a violent time, and a unified kingdom that deepens our understanding of the man often called the father of Europe.
Essays on the self
Our Price: £13.49
Questions of identity and individual experience are addressed by Virgina Woolf in this superb collectionThe Notting Hill Editions Classic Collection ...

The Communist Manifesto
Our Price: £4.99
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY YANIS VAROUFAKIS The Communist Manifesto was first published in London in 1848, by two young men in their late twenties. It...
Nelson Mandela
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As well as being a remarkable statesman and one of the world's longest-detained political prisoners, Nelson Mandela has become an exemplary figure of ...

Dear Ijeawele
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From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to...
Kafka
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'When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect ...' So begins Franz Kafka's...

The king's pearl
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Mary Tudor has always been known as 'Bloody Mary', the name given to her by later Protestant chroniclers who vilified her for attempting to re-impose ...
My turn
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'I knew nothing about football before knowing Cruyff.' Pep GuardiolaJohan Cruyff is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history...

So they call you pisher!
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The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaignerIn this hilarious, moving memoir, much-loved children's poet and politica...
Among the living and the dead
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'It's long been assumed of the region where my grandmother was born - that at some point each year the dead will come home' Inara Verzemnieks writes in this exquisite story of war, exile, and homecoming. Her grandmother's stories recalled the family farm left behind in Latvia, where, during WWII, her grandmother Livija and her grandmother's sister,

Familiar stranger
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'This is a miracle of a book' George Lamming 'Compelling. Stuart Hall's story is the story of an age' Owen Jones 'Sometimes I feel I was the last colo...
Modern nature
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A divine, meditative and inspiring diary of Derek Jarman's famous garden at Dungeness.'An essential - urgent - book for the 21st Century' Hans Ulrich ...

How not to be a boy
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERRobert Webb tried to follow the rules for being a man: Don't cryDrink beerPlay rough Don't talk about feelingsLo...
Bad blood
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One of the most critically acclaimed memoirs ever written.One of the ten books - novels, memoirs and one very unusual biography - that make up our Mat...

Black girls rock!
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From the award-winning entrepreneur, culture leader, and creator of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! movement comes an inspiring and beautifully designed book th...
Rebel prince
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'The pampered, petulant, self-pitying Prince. A devastating book by Britain's top investigative author' Daily Mail'Explosive new book delves inside th...