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Auntie's War: The BBC during the Second World War

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by Stourton, Edward
The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British institution unlike any other, and its story during the Second World War is also our story. This was Britain's first total war, engaging the whole nation, and the wireless played a crucial role in it. For the first time, news of the conflict reached every living room - sometimes almost as it happened; and at key moments - Chamberlain's announcement of war, th...
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Father Christmas's Fake Beard

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by Pratchett, Terry
Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit . . . samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store or, was even, arrested for burglary!? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry ...
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The Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

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by Lewis-Stempel, John
From 'one of the best nature-writers of his generation' (Country Life) and 2017 winner of the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing, this BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' is the story of a wood - both its natural daily life and its historical times. Cockshutt is a particular wood - three and half acres of mixed woodland in south west Herefordshire - but it stands as exemplar for all the small woods of England. ...
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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

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by Arikawa, Hiro
Nana is on a road trip, but he is not sure where he is going. All that matters is that he can sit beside his beloved owner Satoru in the front seat of his silver van. Satoru is keen to visit three old friends from his youth, though Nana doesn’t know why and Satoru won’t say.
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The Book Of Echoes

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by Amaka, Rosanna
"A searing, rhapsodic novel. 'The Book of Echoes' is filled with beauty, devastation and the power of ancestral connections that ripple through the ages" Irenson Okojie
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The Illness Lesson

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by Beams, Clare
"Brilliant, suspenseful, beautifully-executed. With power, subtlety, and keen intelligence, Clare Beams has somehow crafted a tale that feels like both classical ghost story and like a modern (and very timely) scream of female outrage. A masterpiece." Elizabeth Gilbert
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Ships Of Heaven: The Private Life of Britain's Cathedrals

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by Somerville, Christopher
Christopher Somerville, author of the acclaimed 'The January Man', pictured cathedrals as great unmoving bastions of tradition. But as he journeys among Britian’s favourites, old and new, he discovers buildings and communities that have been in constant upheaval for a thousand years. Here are stories of the monarchs and bishops who ordered the construction of these buildings, the masons whose genius brought...
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