True stories: discovery / historical / scientific

    Travelling to Tragedy

    By Rudi Newman

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    Arabia Felix

    By Colin Thubron

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    Shackleton A Ladybird Expert Book

    By Ben Saunders

    Hardback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Shackleton is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to perhaps the most extraordinary survival stories of all time. Polar explorer Ben Saunders draws on his own experience of the Antarctic to bring to life the history, dangers and challenges of Shackleton's Endurance expedition....

    Not your Average Nurse

    By Maggie Groff

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    'Over time, I nursed victims of war, the posh, the poor, the famous and the infamous... Oh, the stories I can tell!' To a young girl the life of a nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift it's never easy.

    What Doesn't Kill Us

    By Scott Carney

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    A New York Times bestseller Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. But what if we could regain some of our lost...

    Investigating Organised Crime and War Crimes

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Having spent most of his service as a detective, Tony nott documents here his experiences and investigations.

    Ice with Everything

    By H. W. Tilman

    Paperback £9.66

    H.W. Tilman's book Ice with Everything describes three voyages that attempt to reach East Greenland's Scoresby Sound, 'the first comparatively humdrum, the second totally disastrous, and the third exceedingly troublesome'. Tilman loses his boat Sea Breeze, crushed between a rock and an ice floe, and replaces her with the pilot...

    Last Horsemen

    By Charles Bowden

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    A century ago, power on farms was provided by one and a half million heavy horses, the pride of rural Britain. Today, heavy horses in the countryside are a distant memory, except Sillywrea Farm in Northumberland. Thsi book provides a glimpse of a unique way of life and a reminder...

    Last Shepherds

    By Charles Bowden

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    Once, the UK's farmers employed thousands of shepherds, but a slump in sheep farming has cut a swathe through their ranks; nowadays shepherds are virtually a thing of the past, and most flocks are herded by farmers on quad bikes. This book is a record of a vanishing way of...

    JFK: The Smoking Gun

    By Colin McLaren

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

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