“A marvelous saga of dangerous missions, helter-skelter innovation, and clandestine activity.”—The Wall Street...
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A major reassessment of Winston Churchill that examines his lasting influence in politics and culture.
Churchill is generally considered one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, if not the greatest of all, revered for his opposition to appeasement, his defiance in the face of German bombing of England, his political prowess, his deft aphorisms, and his memorable...
'Anyone who loves [Dostoevsky's] novels will be fascinated by this book' – Sue Prideaux, author of I Am Dynamite! A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche
Dostoevsky's life was marked by brilliance and brutality. Sentenced to death as a young revolutionary, he survived mock...
"A gripping read with fascinating political insight." (Sunday Times, London)
"Elegant, elegiac and poignant...Thubron is an intrepid traveler, a shrewd observer and a lyrical guide... to the river, much of it along the border between these two powers at a time of rapid and tense reconfiguration of global geopolitics." (Washington Post)
The most admired travel writer of our time—author...
6) Lorna Doone
An urgent analysis of the battle between Russia and the West and an exposé of Putin's Russia, by a former Kremlin insider.
"I'm a fairly calm fellow; I don't usually get wound up about things. But I was, let's say, concerned when I tuned into the Moscow Echo radio station and heard that the Kremlin had put a price on my head. The announcement didn't quite say 'dead or alive'. But it came close..." —Mikhail Khodorkovsky, March 2021
11) Dracula's Child
"Inventive and spooky" Mark Gatiss, co-creator of the hit BBC series Dracula and Sherlock
It has been some years since Jonathan and Mina Harker...
13) The Wearle
14) Barry Lyndon
15) Dark wyng
"In a deep, resonant voice, Jonathan Keeble gives a splendid narration of this long and well-researched biography of Vladimir Putin."- AudioFile Magazine
This program is read by award-winning actor Jonathan Keeble.
The first comprehensive, fully up-to-date biography of Vladimir Putin, woven into the tumultuous saga of Russia over the last sixty years
Vladimir Putin is the world's most dangerous man.
Demons, vengeful spirits, insanity, premature burials and lesbian vampires, In a Glass Darkly contains five diabolical tales of horror and mystery that will get the heart racing. Each story, including the famous 'Green Tea' and 'Carmilla', is presented as a case from the posthumous papers of Dr Martin Hesselius, a metaphysical physician who has no doubt as to the existence of supernatural phenomena—unlike our anxious protagonists...These...