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Black Lily: A Novel

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by Stockley, Philippa
In late seventeenth century London two women, one white, one black, stake everything to prevent a manipulative mogul destroying them. Zenobia, born in poverty, grasps that her only hope of controlling her own life is to capitalise on her looks; Lily, brought to London on a sugar and slave ship as a `toy', educated alongside her mistress but used by her master, lives as a kept woman.
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The House in Little Chelsea

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by Hastings, Clare
"A story of social change and the evolution of a neighbourhood, full of human interest and the richness and sadness of the passing of time - I loved the irrepressible character who combined the skills of barrister, chef and advertising genius, and the poor first owner with her aesthetic aspirations and her artwork - the kind of history we imagine for our houses (but not so fully), assembled from small relic...
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Riding Route 94: An Accidental Journey Through the Story of Britain

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by McKie, David
On previous journeys through Britain, David McKie headed for places he had heard of and was eager to see. But how true, how representative a picture of the country could that provide? What, he wondered, might happen if he let chance dictate his itinerary?
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After the Fire: London Churches in the Age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and Gibbs

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by Hornak, Angelo
'London was but is no more!' In these words diarist John Evelyn summed up the destruction wrought by the Great Fire that swept through the City of London in 1666. The losses included St Paul's Cathedral and eight-seven parish churches (as well as at least thirteen thousand houses). In After the Fire, celebrated photographer and architectural historian Angelo Hornak explores, with the help of his own stunnin...
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World Street Food: Easy Recipes for Young Travellers

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by Caldicott, Carolyn
Full of simple, yet innovative, travellers' favourites, World Street Food is the cookbook for all young travellers and all beginner cooks. Carolyn and Chris Caldicott, co-founders of London's World Food Cafe, recreate the tantalizing tastes of street stalls and night markets, trattorias and tea-houses, camp-fire cook-ups and comfort food in back-packer cafes. Carolyn's recipes simplify on-the-road classics,...
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Seeking New York: The Stories Behind the Historic Architecture of Manhattan - One Building at a Time

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by Miller, Tom
Based on the popular blog Daytonian in Manhattan, Seeking New York investigates the back stories of Manhattan's architecture and monuments. Alongside the expected account of architects, dates and styles, it reveals the human history of the buildings and statues: the scandals, the tribulations, the joys and achievements, the humanity, indeed, of the New Yorkers who lived within these walls. Meet Dorothy Park...
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