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Marlborough: Britain's Greatest General

Paperback, 16/04/2009, £14.99
£13.49
Bestselling military historian Richard Holmes delivers an expertly written and exhilarating account of the life of John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough and Britain's finest soldier, who rose from genteel poverty to lead his country to glory, cementing its position as a major player on the European stage and saviour of the Holy Roman Empire.

Southey on Nelson

7, 17/05/2004, £7.99
£7.19
LIVES THAT NEVER GROW OLD A radical new series - edited by Richard Holmes - that recovers the great classical tradition of English biography. Every book is a biographical masterpiece, still thrilling to read and vividly alive.

Scott on Zelide

7, 17/05/2004, £7.99
£7.19
'Lives that Never Grow Old' is a wonderful series- edited by Richard Holmes - that recovers the great classical tradition of English biography. Every book is a biographical masterpiece, still thrilling to read and vividly alive.

Churchill's Bunker

Paperback, 02/06/2011, £8.99
£8.09
An exploration of one of the important sites in British history, Churchill's bunker. Drawing on a range of material, including first-hand accounts of the people who lived there, it reveals how and why the bunker and its war machine developed; how the inhabitants' lives were transformed; and, how their work led to victory over Nazis.

Coleridge:Darker Reflections

Paperback, 04/10/1999, £9.99
£8.99
The first volume of Richard Holmes's biography of Coleridge, Coleridge: Early Visions, won the 1989 Whitbread Prize for book of the year. Coleridge: Darker Reflections is the long-awaited second volume.