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Count Belisarius

By Robert Graves - Published 2006

Genres:

EpicMilitary

Originally published in 1936, Count Belisarius has not basked in the same limelight as Robert Graves’s two earlier masterpieces set in the early ...Read Review

The High Road To China: George Bogel, The Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet

By Kate Teltscher - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an extraordinary tale of a young Glaswegian, George Bogle, who developed a genuine friendship with the incarnation of the Buddha of ...Read Review

Edge Of Empire: Conquest and Collecting in the East 1750-1850

By Maya Jasanoff - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

The breathtaking scope of this book, which was recently awarded the 50th Duff Cooper prize, is infused by Jasanoff’s imaginative approach to ...Read Review

Elizabeth’s Spy Master : Francis Walshingham and the Secret War that Saved England

By Robert Hutchinson - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  This is a meticulous study of the shadowy world of espionage and its master, Francis Walsingham. As Elizabeth’s principal Secretary of ...Read Review

Guardians of the Key

By Clio Gray - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Gray has skilfully crafted a tale that leads from Italy under the burden of Napoleonic rule to the Italian quarter of London, ...Read Review

The Book of Secrets

By M.G. Vassanji - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  The “Book of Secrets” represents the stolen diary of a British colonial administrator, Sir Alfred Corbin, who arrived in Mombasa in 1913. Many ...Read Review

Forgotten Faces

By Jeannie Johnson - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

This is the third volume in a thoroughly enjoyable saga in which the story of the Strong family is told against the background ...Read Review

Louis XVIII

By Philip Mansel - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

In a new edition of this classic study, Mansel writes that Louis XVIII was ‘naturally European’, and during his twenty-three years as an ...Read Review