Including a historic account of the circumstances surrounding Churchill’s death and a summary of the reactions of a mourning world, with statement by famous world figures on the greatness of Churchill. From his birth at Blenheim Palace to leadership of Britain during the dark days of the Second World War and his final years–a special […]
The sudden and tragic death of Princess Diana caused the world to reflect on how much this singular woman meant to us all. This new edition of her life story — which includes Diana’s personal recollections in her own words, as well as an account of the events surrounding her death — poignantly strengthens her […]
Based on the groundbreaking ITV/The Learning Channel documentary series, and drawn from years of research and dozens of interviews with friends and associates speaking on the record for the first time, Diana contains never-before-revealed information and stunning insights about the beloved — and largely misunderstood — Princess of Wales. From claims that Diana was ready […]
60 years after the Spanish Civil War ended, the appearance of mass graves containing victims of Franco’s death squads broke what Spaniards call ‘the pact of forgetting’. This book questions the cause of the Civil War, why Basque terrorists kill and why the Catalans hate Madrid.
It is almost unprecedented for a head of state to publish a memoir while still in office. But Pervez Musharraf is no ordinary head of state. As President of Pakistan since 1999, his is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, and he continues to play a crucial role in the global war […]
This Penguin edition is the first annotated paperback publication of Lawrence’s autobiographical and strikingly innovative unfinished novel. Begun in 1920, Mr Noon is divided into two distinct parts, the first of which appeared in 1934 and the second of which remained unpublished until the Cambridge edition of 1984, the first publication of the novel in […]
In a journalist’s career, the best stories can seldom be published. Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai’s colourful career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to the icy heights of Kargil, yet, the stories he has written are only half the story. Now, for the first time, the ‘off-the-record’ stories […]
“The Death of Yugoslavia” is a survey of the pressures and events that contributed to the break-up of former Yugoslavia, considered from a historical rather than a political or sociological point of view.
HISTORY OF NORWAY AFTER 1814 is the tale of modern Norway’s growth from dependence and poverty to sovereignty and wealth – from the Eidsvoll Constitution to the Second World War, the evolvement of the welfare state, the oil finds in the North Sea, and the complex relationship to the EU.