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Kingdom in the Sun, 1130-1194: The Normans in Sicily Volume II

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £12.99
When on Christmas Day, 1130, Roger de Hauteville was crowned first King of Sicily, the island entered a golden age. In this second volume of John Julius Norwich's scintillating history of the Normans in Sicily, Norwich describes the 'happiest and most glorious chapter of the island's history.'

Normans in the South, 1016-1130: The Normans in Sicily Volume I

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £12.99
Chronicling the 'other Norman invasion', The Normans in the South is the epic story of the House of Hauteville, and in particular Robert Guiscard, perhaps the most extraordinary European adventurer between the times of Caesar and Napoleon.

Shakespeare's Kings

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £12.99
In a sparkling, fast-paced narrative, Shakespeare's Kings chronicles the turbulent events that inspired Shakespeare's history plays, from Edward III to Richard III.

An English Christmas

Hardback, 14/11/2017, £14.99
A Christmas anthology from legendary historian and Christmas Cracker compiler, John Julius Norwich.

Popes: A History

Paperback, 05/04/2012, £12.99
Examines the Popes, an oldest continuing institution in the world, tracing the papal line down the centuries from St Peter (traditionally - but by no means historically - the first Pope) to the present, and from the glories of Byzantium to the decay of Rome, from the Albigensian Heresy to controversy within the Church today.

Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £14.99
The Mediterranean has nurtured three of the most dazzling civilisations of antiquity, witnessed the birth or growth of three of our greatest religions and links three of the world's six continents. This book tells the story of the Middle Sea itself - a story that begins with the Phoenicians and the Pharaohs and ends with the Treaty of Versailles.

History of Venice

Paperback, 04/10/2012, £16.99
Tells the story of Venice of cities from its founding in the fifth century, through its unrivalled status for over a thousand years as one of the busiest and powerful city states, until its fall at the hands of Napoleon in 1797.