Pleasure Bound Selections 3

Picture of Britten's Children.

Britten's Children.

Bridcut, John.

A balanced account of Britten's intense, yet wholesome and good, friendships with adolesce...

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Picture of Suburban Boy: Growing Up in South-East London in the 1930s.

Suburban Boy: Growing Up in South-East London in the 1930s.

Bristow, Adrian.

He was born into a lower middle-class family and his memoir of growing up in this bygone e...

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Picture of Maconochie's Experiment.

Maconochie's Experiment.

Clay, John.

As newly appointed Governor of the Norfolk Island penal settlement, Maconochie introduced ...

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Picture of Coin, Card and Key Puzzles: Refresh Your Mental Faculties With These Engaging Teasers.

Coin, Card and Key Puzzles: Refresh Your Mental Faculties With These Engaging Teasers.

They are arranged in three levels of difficulty. From mind-boggling cardokus and mathemati...

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Picture of The Pig War: The Most Perfect War in History.

The Pig War: The Most Perfect War in History.

Coleman, E.C.

A highly readable account of a little-known episode in Anglo-American history. The war bro...

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Picture of Open Science: Sharing Knowledge in the Global Century.

Open Science: Sharing Knowledge in the Global Century.

Cribb, Julian and Sari, Tjempaka.

Scientists who find out things that we need to know about also need to be good communicato...

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Picture of Sorry...The Hardest Word and How to Use It.

Sorry...The Hardest Word and How to Use It.

Davidson, Max.

The art of apologising is, to many, a lost art. Politicians find it particularly so as it ...

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Picture of The Snark Handbook: Cliches Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language.

The Snark Handbook: Cliches Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language.

Dorfman, Lawrence.

There was a time of course, when they were new, vibrant and clever. But now they are just ...

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Picture of Lincoln the Inventor.

Lincoln the Inventor.

Emerson, Jason.

Explains the background of Lincoln's invention of a device to buoy vessels over shoals and...

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Picture of Battleground Marlborough: Ramillies 1706: Year of Miracles.

Battleground Marlborough: Ramillies 1706: Year of Miracles.

Falkner, James.

The Battle of Ramillies was fought on 23rd May, 1706 during the War of the Spanish Success...

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Picture of Hanged at Winchester.

Hanged at Winchester.

Fielding, Steve.

Winchester Prison in England has held some of the country's most infamous prisoners. Here ...

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Picture of Four Meals for Fourpence.

Four Meals for Fourpence.

Foakes, Grace.

Her memoir of her childhood in Wapping, in the East End of London is brilliant. She descri...

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Picture of The Most Important Fish in the Sea.

The Most Important Fish in the Sea.

Franklin, H. Bruce.

Hardly anyone has heard of Menhaden. Yet along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of America the...

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Picture of The Song of the Ape: Understanding the Languages of Chimpanzees.

The Song of the Ape: Understanding the Languages of Chimpanzees.

Halloran, Andrew R.

He begins by telling the story of how an ousted group of young male chimps boarded his uns...

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Picture of The Crucible of Christianity: The Forging of a World Faith.

The Crucible of Christianity: The Forging of a World Faith.

Hill, Jonathan.

The history of the first 400 years after the crucifixion of Jesus shows it to be a crucial...

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Picture of Pistols at Dawn: A History of Duelling.

Pistols at Dawn: A History of Duelling.

Hopton, Richard.

Through numerous films and novels we think of duelling in a golden light - gentlemen defen...

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Picture of Leonardo.

Leonardo.

Kemp, Martin.

The author is the world's leading authority on Leonardo da Vinci. Here he discusses what m...

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Picture of Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches.

Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches.

Leland, Charles G.

Aradia was born of an incestuous relationship between the Goddess Diana and her brother, L...

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Picture of The QI Book of the Dead.

The QI Book of the Dead.

Lloyd, John and Mitchinson, John.

The bestselling Quite Interesting team has researched about 600 of the 90 billion people w...

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Picture of The Mosque: The Heart of Submission.

The Mosque: The Heart of Submission.

Mahmutcehajic, Rusmir.

Mahmutcehajic is a leading Bosnian intellectual who explores the meaning of the mosque for...

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Picture of Surviving Armageddon: Solutions for a Threatened Planet.

Surviving Armageddon: Solutions for a Threatened Planet.

McGuire, Bill.

Around 6 billion of us are shoehorned together on an overheating planet that is increasing...

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Picture of Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy.

Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy.

Mortimer, Gavin.

Lewis emigrated to the U.S. in 1856 and got work at the newly established Pinkerton detect...

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Picture of How to be Inappropriate.

How to be Inappropriate.

Nester, Daniel.

An off beat collection of 'arguments, lists, barstool rants, queries, pedantic footnotes, ...

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Picture of Masters of Crime: Fiction's Finest Villains and Their Real-Life Inspirations.

Masters of Crime: Fiction's Finest Villains and Their Real-Life Inspirations.

Nightingale, Adam.

Fagin, Professor Moriarty, Moll Cutpurse and Raffles were all inspired by the lives and de...

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