Penguin

King of Kings

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

‘Sidebottom’s prose blazes with searing scholarship,’ proclaims The Times. As an academic who tries to write historical fiction I am naturally awestruck ...Read Review

Becoming Jane Eyre

By Sheila Kohler - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1846, the educated but unworldly daughter of a Yorkshire clergyman begins writing a novel. It is not her first effort but the first ...Read Review

Palace Beautiful

By Sarah deFord Williams - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1985 the two Brooks girls, 13-year-old Sadie and her little sister Zuzu, move to Salt Lake City along with their father and very ...Read Review

King of Kings

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

‘Sidebottom’s prose blazes with searing scholarship,’ proclaims The Times. As an academic who tries to write historical fiction I am naturally awestruck ...Read Review

The Convict’s Sword: A Mystery of Eleventh-Century Japan

By I. J. Parker - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I. J. Parker continues her series of medieval Japanese mysteries featuring nobleman Sugawara Akitada. This latest installment finds Akitada living in the capital ...Read Review

Once & Then

By Morris Gleitzman - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Once & Then was originally two books, coming together for the first time in this edition. Initially, you feel it is a child’...Read Review

Travelling Heroes, Greeks and their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

By Robin Lane Fox - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

                Travelling Heroes takes the reader on a journey through the Mediterranean world of 8th-century BC following in the footsteps of groups of merchants ...Read Review

The Penguin Book of Classical Myths

By Jenny March - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

This up-to-date retelling of the myths of Greece and Rome offers a new and wider insight into the stories we think we know. ...Read Review

Warrior Daughter

By Janet Paisley - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

In the Isle we now know as Skye, Kerrigan, Iron Age Queen of Warriors, has met a premature death. Living in a powerful ...Read Review

Florence Nightingale

By Mark Bostridge - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

At the age of 17, Florence received a calling from God, and although she persisted in her quest to study nursing, her parents refused ...Read Review