Books by Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division

    The Long Arm of the Law: Classic Police Stories

    Paperback £7.85

    Martin Edwards introduces neglected gems of British crime writing with these twelve stories, which strike a blow for the professionals with teasing mysteries for police officer protagonists.

    Picturing India

    By John McAleer

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    This book draws on the unrivalled riches of the British Library, telling the story of individual images, their creators, and the people and places they depict. It will present a detailed picture of the East India Company and its complex relationship with India, its people and cultures.

    Death Makes a Prophet

    By John Bude

    Paperback £7.85

    'Small hostilities were growing; vague jealousies were gaining strength; and far off, wasn't there a nebulous hint of approaching tragedy in the air?'

    Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books

    By Martin Edwards

    Hardback £17.46

    Written by award-winning crime writer and president of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, this book tracks the history of classic crime fiction and serves as a companion to the British Library's internationally acclaimed series of Crime Classics.


    By Clare Hibbert

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    A fact-filled introduction to philosophical, spiritual and religious traditions from around the world, from the earliest Confucian writings in China to the largely secular present.

    Tudor Monarchs

    By Andrea Clarke

    Hardback £11.45

    This book contains the most significant examples, paired with concise commentaries, to illustrate the lives and personalities of the five Tudor monarchs, as well as the most important events of their reigns.

    Incredible Crime

    By Lois Austen-Leigh

    Paperback £7.85

    Another in the Crime Classics series.

    Charting the Oceans

    By Peter Whitfield

    Paperback £11.45

    This revised and updated book traces the history of charts as eloquent witnesses to the discovery of the world beyond Europe, and to man's evolving knowledge of the oceans.

    Art and History of Calligraphy

    By Patricia Lovett

    Hardback £17.46

    This stunningly illustrated new book focuses on 77 intricate, expressive and individual examples of calligraphy from the unparalleled collection of the British Library.

    Russian Revolution

    Hardback £26.46

    This book accompanies a major exhibition that re-examines the Russian Revolution in light of recent research, focusing on the experiences of ordinary Russians living through extraordinary times.

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