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August 1914, Part 1

Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit͡syn - 1989 - Fiction - No preview available
Expanded by Solzhenitsyn to almost twice the length of the original edition, this novel reconstructs the assassination of tsarist Prime Minister Pyotr Stolupin and the outbreak of the First World War
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

1980 - Fiction - Limited preview
The scholar-fantacist offers faithful translations of the three classics of Medieval English verse
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The Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy

Olivia Manning - 2010 - Fiction - No preview available
The Fortunes of War is a teeming, complex, and rich novel, alive with the uncertainty and adventure of civilian life during wartime. Olivia Manning has filled the pages of this epic work with vivid characters who, over the course of nearly a ...
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The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects ...

Richard Rhodes - 2010 - Political Science - Limited preview
The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age. The past twenty years have transformed our relationship ...
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The Wonderful Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster

Thomas Potts - 2007 - Trials (Witchcraft) - No preview available
This is a facsimile edition of Thomas Potts' book of 1612 covering the trial of the Pendle Witches, which took place at Lancaster Assizes where he was the clerk of the court. It provides a fascinating primary source for anyone interested in witches.
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Hons and Rebels

Jessica Mitford - 1960 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
In this "wonderfully funny and very poignant" (Philip Toynbee) autobiography, Mitford offers a fascinating study of the unusual upbringing of her famous family.
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Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

Simon Schama - 2006 - History - Limited preview
A noted historian explores a little-known event in American history where thousands of slaves escaped Southern slavery to give their allegiance to King George during the Revolution, only to be betrayed by the Crown.
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Kristin Lavransdatter, II: The Wife

Sigrid Undset - 1999 - Fiction - Limited preview
In Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-1922), Sigrid Undset interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norway during the fourteenth-century. The trilogy ...
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