History & Transport

Looking for the best history books? Or perhaps some travel-related tales? Our brilliant range of best-selling history and travel books feature globetrotting guides, and interesting accounts of yesteryear and beyond.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris

One of the bestselling books of the 21st century, soon to be a major new TV series starring Harvey Keitel and Melanie LynskeyI tattooed a number on her arm.

She tattooed her name on my heart... In...

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The Blazing World
Dr Jonathan (University of Oxford, UK) Healey

'This is a wonderful book, exhaustively researched, vigorously argued and teeming with the furious joy of seventeenth-century life' THE TIMES'A brilliant, bloody account of England's most dramatic...

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The Lost Paths
Jack Cornish

Discover the rich history of Britain's millennia-old network of pathways, and it will be impossible to take an unremarkable walk again . . . ‘Marvellous. Cornish is the ideal companion on the...

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The Maps of Middle-earth
Brian Sibley

Available together for the first time in a single hardback volume, J.R.R.

Tolkien’s maps of The Hobbit, Beleriand, Middle-earth and Númenor – re-illustrated by John Howe – are presented as full colour...

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Storm’s Edge
Peter Marshall

'A surprising page-turner, full of humour and startling details' The Times From Peter Marshall, winner of the Wolfson Prize 2018, Storm’s Edge is a new history of the...

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