Lucinda Byatt

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

By Kate Teltscher - Published 2006

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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