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Non-fiction Review: An Alternative History of Britain: The Tudors, by Timothy Venning

Synopsis Continuing his exploration of the pathways of British history, Timothy Venning examines the turning points of the Tudor period, though he also strays over into the early Stuart period. As always, he discusses the crucial junctions at which History … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Catastrophes and Heroes: True Stories of Man-Made Disasters, by Jerry Borrowman

Synopsis A century of the industrial age saw unprecedented leaps in technology and engineering, from the first flight of an airplane to the first flight of humans to the moon. But alongside these awe-inspiring achievements were horrible disasters caused by … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: City of London at War 1939-45

Synopsis The City of London was always going to be an obvious target for German bombers during the Second World War. What better way for Nazi Germany to spread fear and panic amongst the British people than by attacking their … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson

Synopsis On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Take Back Your Time, by Morgan Tyree

Disclaimer: I received an electronic copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley. Have you ever found yourself juggling various balls in life and, inevitably, dropping one? Do you feel that there are just too many demands on your … Continue reading

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