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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

ISBN: 1846074460
Title: Raw Voices: True Stories of Hardship and Hope (Quick Reads) by Vanessa Feltz
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In RaW Voices: True Stories of Hardship and Hope, Vanessa Feltz meets men and women who have overcome great difficulties to change their worlds, and asks each to tell their own story

ISBN: 033026205X
Title: Famous Last Words by Jonathon Green
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A revised second edition of this collection of deathbed utterances of famous people.

ISBN: 9780007354252
Title: An Unconventional Love (My Story) by Adeline Harris
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Adeline Harris grew up in surroundings steeped in religion, from the beloved ayah in India who told her stories of Jesus wrestling tigers, to the strict father in England who placed a stone under her knee when she said the Rosary

ISBN: f1430755362
Title: Savage Pilgrims on the Road to Santa Fe by Henry Shukman
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'Abandoned by a girlfriend who eloped to faraway New Mexico and inspired by the works of D H Lawrence, Henry Shukman determined that he would visit the state himself one day

ISBN: F1433325997
Title: Aku-Aku by Heyerdahl, Thor
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By the leader of the Kon-Tiki expedition, an account of the people and environment, etc. of Easter Island, and a detailed and illustrated description of the famous stone heads thereon.

ISBN: 9780297842774
Title: Don Quixote's Delusions: Travels in Castilian Spain by Miranda France
SALE: £4.75 reg: £20.00

When in 1987 Miranda France spent a year living in Madrid, the post-dictatorship ebullience was at its height - pornography and soft drugs were legalized alongside more basic freedoms, such as divorce, party-affiliation and kissing in the street

ISBN: 9781847393715
Title: Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish by Mark R. Levin
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In 1998, Mark and his family welcomed into their lives a half-Border Collie/half-Cocker Spaniel they named Pepsi

ISBN: F1438699113
Title: Seven Little Sisters (The Epic Voyage of) by Willis, William
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On October 5th. , 1954, The author achieved the impossible