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  • The Cone-Gatherers by Robin Jenkins
    The Cone-Gatherers (English, Paperback) Robin Jenkins

    THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL NEVER RESTED: IN THE WORLD, AND IN EVERY HUMAN BEING, IT WENT ON

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  • The Forger by Cay Rademacher
    The Forger (English, Paperback) Cay Rademacher

    Shot down during a routine operation, inspector Frank Stave had moved from the murder commission to combatting the black market that runs rife in post-war Hamburg. There, Stave is confronted with an enigmatic case: in the ruins of the bomb torn city, some women have found works of art from the Weimar period?right next to a corpse whose identity the murder commission seem desperate to conceal....

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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Claudia Hampton - beautiful, famous, independent, dying. But she remains defiant to the last, telling her nurses that she will write a 'history of the world ...and in the process, my own'. And it is her story from a childhood just after the First World War through the Second and beyond.

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  • As the Sun Breaks Through by Ellie Dean
    As the Sun Breaks Through (Paperback) Ellie Dean

    **************THE FIFTEENTH CLIFFEHAVEN NOVEL BY SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ELLIE DEANCliffehaven, June 1944As the planes continue to circle over Cliffehaven, Peggy Reilly's sister Doris must seek refuge after a V-1 blast destroys her home.

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  • The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene
    The End Of The Affair (English, Paperback) Graham Greene

    The love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. After a chance meeting rekindles his love and jealousy two years later, Bendix hires a private detective to follow Sarah, and slowly his love for her turns into an obsession.

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  • Konflikt '47: Defiance by Warlord Games
    Konflikt '47: Defiance (English, Paperback) Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin

    A supplement for the Konflikt '47 Weird World War II wargames rules, presenting new rules, units, and background.

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  • The Wardrobe Mistress by Patrick McGrath
    The Wardrobe Mistress (English, Paperback) Patrick McGrath

    January 1947. London is in ruins, there's nothing to eat, and it's the coldest winter in living memory. To make matters worse, Charlie Grice, one of the great stage actors of the day, has suddenly died. His widow Joan, the wardrobe mistress, is beside herself with grief. Then one night she discovers Gricey's secret. Plunged into a dark new world, Joan realizes that though fascism might hide, it...

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  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
    Catch-22 (English, Paperback) Joseph Heller

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSONSet in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him.

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  • The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat
    The Cruel Sea (Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Based on the author's own experiences, this book presents the story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two. It offers descriptions of agonizing U-boat hunts. It tells of ordinary, heroic men who had to face a brutal menace which would strike without warning from the deep.

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  • An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
    An Artist of the Floating World (English, Paperback) Kazuo Ishiguro

    But as his memories continually return to the past - to a life and career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism - a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity. If you enjoyed An Artist of the Floating World, you might also like Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day, now available in Faber Modern Classics.

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  • Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
    Mother Night (Paperback) Kurt Vonnegut

    Whilst awaiting trial for war crimes in an Israeli prison, Howard W Campbell Jr sets down his memoirs on an old German typewriter. He has used such a typewriter before, when he worked as a Nazi propagandist under Goebbels. Though that was before he agreed to become a spy for US military. Is Howard guilty?

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  • The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle by Kirsty Wark
    The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle (English, Paperback) Kirsty Wark

    One of the UK's most respected and well-known journalists and broadcasters moves into fiction. The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle is a multi-generational story of love and belonging set on the Scottish island of Arran.

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  • Hothouse Flower by Lucinda Riley
    Hothouse Flower (English, Paperback) Lucinda Riley

    As a child Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where her grandfather tended the exotic flowers. So when a family tragedy strikes, Julia returns to the tranquility of Wharton Park and its hothouse. Recently inherited by charismatic Kit Crawford, the estate is undergoing renovation.

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  • Once & Then by Morris Gleitzman
    Once & Then (Paperback) Morris Gleitzman

    Felix is lucky. Unlike the other children in the orphanage, he's certain his parents will come back for him one day. And whatever the Nazis do and however many books they burn, Felix's imagination provides him and his companions with an endless supply of stories that protect them when they're on the run and one day may even save Felix's life.

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  • Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
    Slaughterhouse 5 (English, Paperback) Kurt Vonnegut

    Centring on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden in the Second World War, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

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  • Secrets of the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell
    Secrets of the Shipyard Girls (English, Paperback) Nancy Revell

    THE THIRD SHIPYARD GIRLS NOVEL FROM SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, NANCY REVELL.Praise for The Shipyard Girls series:`This author is one to watch!' Sun `A brilliant read' Take a Break`Well-drawn, believable characters combined with a storyline to keep you turning the pages' Woman

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  • The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley
    The Camomile Lawn (Paperback) Mary Wesley

    Behind the large house, the fragrant camomile lawn stretches down to the Cornish cliffs.

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  • Shipyard Girls in Love by Nancy Revell
    Shipyard Girls in Love (English, Paperback) Nancy Revell

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER `Nancy Revell knows how to stir the passions and soothe the heart!' The Northern Echo ***********Sunderland, 1941With a brief break in air raids providing some much-needed respite from the war, things are looking up for head welder Rosie, who has fallen head over heels for Detective Sergeant Miller.

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  • Konflikt '47: Resurgence by Warlord Games
    Konflikt '47: Resurgence (English, Paperback) Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin

    A supplement for the Konflikt '47 Weird World War II wargames rules, presenting new rules, units and background.

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  • Sword of Honour by Evelyn Waugh
    Sword of Honour (Paperback) Evelyn Waugh

    Guy Crouchback, a Catholic and a gentleman is commissioned into the Royal Corps of Halberdiers during the war years 1939-45. High comedy - in the company of Brigadier Ritchie-Hook or the denizens of Bellamy's Club - is only part of the shambles of his war. When action comes in Crete and in Yugoslavia, he discovers not heroism, but humanity.

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