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ISBN: 9780385612784
Title: Somme Mud: The Experiences of an Infantryman in France, 1916-1919 by E P F Lynch
SALE: £5.25 reg: £17.99

'It's the end of the 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of us die in it

ISBN: 0349118981
Title: Supreme Courage: Heroic stories from 150 Years of the Victoria Cross: by General Sir Peter de la Billiere KCB KBE DSO MC DL
SALE: £4.25 reg: £10.99

Since 1854 the Victoria Cross has been the highest award for gallantry in the British Armed Forces. It bears the simple legend 'For Valour', but behind it are thrilling and ultimately humbling tales of unimaginable bravery

ISBN: 0330252216
Title: Vets Might Fly by James Herriot
SALE: £3.75 reg: £5.99

A few months of married bliss, a lover's nest in Darrowby and the wonders of home cooking are rudely interrupted for James Herriot by World War II. The Herriot books form the basis of the popular BBC TV series "All Creatures Great and Small".

ISBN: 9780224079907
Title: Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle
SALE: £6.25 reg: £12.99

Famously referred to as part of the 'Axis-of-Evil', North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today. A series of manmade and natural catastrophes have also left it one of the poorest

ISBN: 9781847397881
Title: A Nurse Abroad: Adventures in Nursing, from the Arctic to the Outback by Anne Watts
SALE: £3.25 reg: £6.99

In the early 1960s, Anne Watts was a newly qualified nurse, eager to use her skills. Her father expected her to work locally, not too far from North Wales, where Anne had grown up, and to then settle down and have children

ISBN: 9781844499915
Title: Fornication : The Red Hot Chili Peppers Story by Jeff APTER
SALE: £4.75 reg: £12.99

Here is the extreme story of the indestructable LA group from their early funk days to eventual success as one of America's top-selling bands.

ISBN: 9781886969360
Title: Wisdom's Way: 101 Tales of Chinese Wit by Walton Lee (Translator)
SALE: £4.25 reg: £11.99

Wisdom's Way is a collection of true stories from ancient China. Filled with palace intrigue, ambitious warlords, greedy swindlers and justice-seeking wise men, each story evokes the legendary wisdom of the Far East.

ISBN: f1432137131
Title: The Happy Island by Danielson, Bengt
SALE: £3.75 reg: £5.00

The author, earlier a member of the crew of the Kon-Tiki raft/boat, returns to one of the south sea islands which he encountered on that first trip. There, he finds it to be a little Paradise!

ISBN: 0340213108
Title: The Curse of the Pharaohs by Vandenberg, Philipp
SALE: £3.25 reg: £3.00

"Death will slay with his wings whoever disturbs the peace of the pharaoh". Since 1900 death has struck down no less than 30 people connected with the tombs of the pharaohs. This book sheds fascinating light on the strange story.

ISBN: 9780099498513
Title: Shattered by Andrew Crofts
SALE: £3.25 reg: £6.99

On 12th October 1995, Mavis Marsh answered her door to the news every parent dreads most. 'It's your son,' the policeman told her. 'He's been in an accident

ISBN: 9171491708
Title: Perfect Questions Perfect Answers by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
SALE: £3.25 reg: £7.99

A search for meaning carries a young Peace Corps worker halfway around the world to an ancient island in West Bengal. There, in a small bamboo house in the holy land of Mayapur he finds himself at the feet of India's greatest saintly teacher.

ISBN: 9780140344806
Title: The Puffin Book of Heroic Failures (Puffin Books) by Stephen Pile
SALE: £6.25 reg: £2.99

A collection of amusing stories of failure, taken from "The Book of Heroic Failures" and "The Return of Heroic Failures". Included are the story of the Olympic swimmer who nearly drowned and Bruno the rescue dog who always managed to lose himself.

ISBN: F1435333093
Title: Gorillas Were my Neighbours by Merfield, Fred. G.
SALE: £3.25 reg: £5.00

Nicely illustrated with many B/w photographs, this is the descriptive account of the author's life in the jungle where gorillas, becoming an endangered species, live mostly at peace with the resident native humans.

ISBN: 9780751529982
Title: Harold Shipman Prescription For Murder by Brian and Jean Whittle and Ritchie
SALE: £3.75 reg: £0.00

He was a pillar of the community, serving on local committees, donating prizes to the rugby club, organising charity collections. His patients thought the world of him: he was attentive, kind, never too busy to chat

ISBN: 0340553464
Title: K. G. B.: The Inside Story by Christopher Andrew
SALE: £4.75 reg: £10.99

This history of the world's largest and most powerful intelligence service, the KGB, from its origin after the Russian revolution to the present day, analyzes its operations against subjects as diverse as the EEC, Margaret Thatcher, Solidarity and L...

ISBN: F1446818338
Title: Beyond Time by Michel Siffre
SALE: £4.75 reg: £26.00

The story of Michel Siffre's sixty-three days he spent along in an icy cavern beneath the earth. It is a document of great scientific value, as well as an amazing record of human endurance.

ISBN: F1431700659
Title: Along the Clipper Way by Chichester, Francis
SALE: £2.75 reg: £3.00

Inspired by the research undertaken by his own epic voyage, this superb anthology of the sea's great story-tellers is combined with a lively and personal commentary

ISBN: 0711026335
Title: "Titanic": The Ship That Never Sank by Robin Gardiner
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A book recounting further controversial thoughts on the riddle of the "Titanic"

ISBN: 9781447245223
Title: Philomena: The true story of a mother and the son she had to give away (film tie-in edition) by Martin Sixsmith
SALE: £3.75 reg: £7.99

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman

ISBN: 9781843545125
Title: The Crossing. Conquering the Atlantic in the World's Toughest Rowing Race by James Cracknell
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ISBN: 9780091891855
Title: A Country Wife by Lucy Pinney
SALE: £4.75 reg: £14.99

Twenty years ago a young Londoner named Lucy arrived in the Dorset countryside as a rather bemused bride. She knew nothing of the great outdoors and blithely agreed to spend her honeymoon harvesting

ISBN: 9780385602655
Title: A Time to Die: The Kursk Disaster by Robert Moore
SALE: £4.75 reg: £10.99

At 10. 30am on Saturday August 12, 2000, two massive explosions in rapid succession shook the icy Arctic waters of the Barents Sea

ISBN: F1432561374
Title: Victories without Violence by Fry, A. Ruth
SALE: £2.75 reg: £4.00

Compilation of short articles telling of a variety of events, some of them with a religious aspect, whereby one or more individuals have overcome obstruction without recourse to violence.

ISBN: 9780099539537
Title: What to Look for in Winter by Candia McWilliam
SALE: £3.75 reg: £8.99

Candia McWilliam had just joined the judging panel of the Man Booker Prize for fiction in 2006 when she started to lose her sight. The gradual onset of blindness seemed especially cruel to someone whose life depended on reading and writing