A black porter publicly whips a white English gentleman in a Gloucestershire manor house. A heavily pregnant African woman is abandoned on an Indonesian island by Sir Francis Drake. A Mauritanian...
Author: Kaufmann, MirandaSummary:Genre: History
Author: Summerscale, KateSummary:
Early in the morning of Monday 8 July 1895, thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes and his twelve-year-old brother Nattie set out from their small, yellow-brick terraced house in East London to watch a...
Author: Corris, PeterSummary:
Cliff rubs elbows with Sydney's blue bloods in his latest case, involving murder threats received by a woman filing for divorce.
Author: Walker, AlanSummary:
A landmark biography of the Polish composer by a leading authority on Chopin and his time.Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris,...