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Doctor Who Mini TARDIS Journal Hardback held closed by an elastic band and has an attached ribbon bookmark Celebrate 50 years of the Doctor! Hardbound journal based on the BBC's Doctor Who. Features an image of the Time Lord's famous TARDIS time machine Log your own time-travelling adventures on ...
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Doctor Who Official TARDIS Notebook This TARDIS-shaped notebook is perfect for keeping track of your timeline, or just writing down your dreams of travelling through time and space with a 900-year-old alien. It's a handy size for carrying wherever you go and has 160 pages that are ready to take al...
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As read on BBC Radio 4. Lady Diana Cooper was an aristocrat, society darling, an actress of stage and early screen. When she married rising political star Duff Cooper, they became the golden couple who knew everyone who was anyone; they sat at the very heart of British public life. Diana's letters t...
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Although Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee had been reading each other's books for years, the two writers did not meet until February 2008. Not long after, Auster received a letter from Coetzee, suggesting they begin exchanging letters on a regular basis and, 'God willing, strike sparks off each other.' ...
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Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, Hunter S. Thompson is back with another astonishing volume of private correspondence, the highly anticipated follow-up to THE PROUD HIGHWAY. Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend: run...
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From the private papers of Winston Churchill to the tender notes of an unknown Tommy in the trenches, Love Letters of the Great War brings together some of the most romantic correspondence ever written. Many of the letters collected here are eloquent declarations of love and longing; others contain...
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'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs ...' So begins the first letter that a nine-year-old Roald Dahl penned to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, under the watchful eye of his boarding-school headmaster. For most of his life, Roald Dahl wo...
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When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world. With the help of his mum, Toby started handwriting and posting letters to everyone from research scientists in Antarctica to game-keepers in Chad and even the Pope. Not only did Toby achieve his goal ...
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This second volume of The Letters of Samuel Beckett opens with the war years, when it was often impossible or too dangerous to correspond. The surge of letters beginning in 1945, and their variety, are matched by the outpouring and the range of Beckett's published work. Primarily written in French a...
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The first complete and unexpurgated edition of the war diaries of Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke - the most important and the most controversial military diaries of the modern era. Alanbrooke was CIGS - Chief of the Imperial General Staff - for the greater part of the Second World War. He acted as ...
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This title concerns life inside British politics - and in particular the lives of Churchill, Attlee, Eden and Macmillan - from the end of WWII to the end of the end of the author's life.
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Anne Frank and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary. This title tells her story.
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Richard Brown wrote this personal diary of the war as he perceived it, with news gleaned from newspapers, wireless and hearsay, alongside an account of life in wartime Britain including rationing, blackout restrictions and evacuation. The diaries reflect the moral and social attitudes of the period ...
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Presents Gielgud's love letters. Gielgud had a reputation for speaking his mind, and this is evident as he writes about his contemporaries, including the great actors of period: Olivier, Richardson, Redgrave, Peggy Ashcroft, Edith Evans and the like.
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The delightful sequel to Dear Lupin. A collection of letters sent by Roger Mortimer to his youngest daughter, Louise, affectionately known as Lumpy.
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Richard Brown - an ordinary member of the public - kept a personal diary throughout the whole of World War II, recording war news as he perceived it, gleaned from newspapers, hearsay and the wireless. The diaries offer a window on the period, reflecting the moral and social attitudes of the time.
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A collection based on the experiences of real people. For over three years, the author has featured Love Letters on his Heart 106.2FM radio show. These letters reveal moving, romantic and titillating situations, which touch on love and heartbreak, sexuality, infidelity, grief and happiness.
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John Betjeman (1906-1984) was not simply one of the best-loved contemporary English poets but was also one of the best-loved Englishmen of the 20th century. This work covers his life from university days through to his period on the staff of The Architectural Review. It offers a portrait John, along...
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The author was an aristocrat, society darling, an actress of stage and early screen. When she married rising political star Duff Cooper, they became the golden couple who knew everyone who was anyone; they sat at the very heart of British public life. This book tells her story.
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A laugh-filled, fictional daily chronicle of family and church exploits, featuring Adrian Plass's literary alter ego and a memorable cast of supporting characters.
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The Diary of a Lifetime
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The final volume of Woodrow Wyatt's journals cover the period from the 1992 election to his death in 1997. In these final years, Wyatt comes more and more to rely upon his journals as an outlet for his thoughts. As cancer is diagnosed in September 1997, he is typically optimistic and courageous.
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A Traveller's Diary: A Planner, Journal and Scrapbook by Running Press, 2003-06-30
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The Alpine Journal 1989, 1989-09-21
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An entertaining and revealing account of an Ambassador's life today, from the author's time in Warsaw, Bonn, Paris, and Washington.
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Testament Of A Generation: The Journalism of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby by Holtby, Winifred, 1985-09-30
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Rant & Rave About My Wild Life is an unique children's journal with a fun twist: a double cover that inspires young people to have a Wild Life, raving about the good bits and then twisting the journal over to rant. Designed in partnership with the Dorset Wildlife Trust.
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First published in 1866, UP THE COUNTRY stands as a masterpiece of Anglo-Indian literature of enormous historical interest.
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Other People's Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See by Bill Shapiro, 2007-10-30
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Whatever their dissimilarities, Evelyn and Pepys held each other in the highest esteem. This volume is an insight into the minds of two exceptional men whose contribution to our understanding of 17th-century England is incalculable.
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Inspired by Voltaire's two-year stay in England (1726-8), this is one of the key works of the Enlightment. The author wrote most of the book in English, in which he was fluent, and re-wrote it in French as "Lettres Philosophiques". Many editions translate his French; this is the English original.
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England's Secret Army by Diaries, Midnight's Tour, 2013-06-05
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