"I couldn't put it down once i started.
The beginning where Richard talks about his childhood was funny and made you warm to his charachter almost instantly.
The detailed description from him and"... (read full reviews)
"For over fifty years Sir Steven Runciman's epic three volume A History of the Crusades was the authoritative source for those seeking to understand that tumultuous period of history but with the"... (read full reviews)
"Starkey provides a fascinating analysis of the role and impact of each of the six wives, blasting away the common misconceptions and stereotypes as he does so. This book is historical scholarship at"... (read full reviews)
"This book tells you what goes on behind the armour and the challenges faced by PTSD sufferers. There's humour here too, and an honest look at how the condition impacts on daily lives. It's also a book"... (read full reviews)
"an incredible story showing the true strength of mind of a royal marine, once i started to read this i could not put it down! honestly one of the best books ive ever read. would definately recommend."... (read full reviews)
"Born at a turbulent time in our history, Bess, through strength and determination, became one of the wealthiest and powerful women of her day, owning both Hardwick and Chatsworth House."... (read full reviews)
"This book fulfilled my quest to find a text which covered history from a unbiased Islamic perspective. One can use this book as a criterion to judge other books on the same subject on points such as"... (read full reviews)
"Utterly superb, Sajer tells of his first hand experience of the Russian front in simple and eloquent terms that don't hide a single emotion or feeling, from the pride him and his comrades feel when"... (read full reviews)
"really gives a detailed account of tour in afghanistan, the book is broken down into each month and really goes into detail about everything that was goin on in 3 commando brigade during that tour."... (read full reviews)
"Attractive format with lots of illustrations - a picture speaks a thousand words! The historical background helps make sense of all the quirky features which abound in Carrick. Packed with little"... (read full reviews)
"Once read, never forgotten, Anthony Beevor's masterful account of the titanic battle which determined the course of history tells the story largely from the point of view of the ordinary soldiers and"... (read full reviews)
"Vera Brittain's account of her wartime experience was one of the most powerful memoirs I had ever read, and informed my study of WW1 for my A-Level in English Literature. The style of writing is"... (read full reviews)
"The author navigates his way at a fearsome pace through this first-hand account, packed with nerve-shattering tension, of the life of a front-line helicopter pilot. Lieutenant Commander James Newton"... (read full reviews)
"One of the best books I've ever read, Eric Lomax has a truly inspirational story. I will read this book over and over again.
If you're looking to casually learn about the truth of what actually"... (read full reviews)
"I bought this book on a whim, I have not seen the film but after reading about the incident on the internet wanted to learn more. I could not put this book down. The narrative is insightful, well"... (read full reviews)
"First bit i looked at was about the steering rack,with which i have had trouble. Straight away i found the answer, which included that the factory manual is actually wrong in the dimensions it gives."... (read full reviews)
"A review by James Delingpol published in The Spectator extracted from the online edition 26 February 2011
We all know that the time before we were born was a golden age when men were manlier, women"... (read full reviews)