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Norman C. Smith added a title to their Completed shelf Mar 02 2020
Susanna Clarke's brilliant novel is an utterly compelling, epic tale of nineteenth-century England and the way two very different magicians, who, as teacher and pupil and then as rivals, emerge to change its history. In the year 1806, in the...
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Norman C. Smith added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 25 2019
Shakespeare in Love meets C. J. Sansom in a historical thriller with a swashbuckling twist—and a hero as you've never seen him before. August, 1585. England needs its greatest hero to step forward . . . When he is caught by his wife in one...
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Norman C. Smith added a title to their Completed shelf Oct 18 2018
"Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five...
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Norman C. Smith added a title to their Completed shelf Sep 25 2018
East Asia is now a centre of world attention politically as well as economically. One of its least known but potentially most important actors is Indonesia, whose vast territory of over 3000 islands proclaimed its independence after the ending of...
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Norman C. Smith added a title to their Completed shelf Sep 25 2018
In War Made New , acclaimed author Max Boot explores how innovations in warfare mark crucial turning points in modern history, influencing events well beyond the realm of combat. Combining gripping narrative history with wide-ranging analysis,...
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