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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
4.3 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Mount Everest's North Col. George Mallory, thirty-seven, was Britain's finest climber. Sandy Irvine was a young Oxford scholar of twenty-two with little previous mountaineering experience. Neither of them returned.
In this magisterial work of history and adventure, based on more than a decade of prodigious research in British, Canadian, and European archives, and months in the field in
We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals
4.8 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
It was the most influential marriage of the 19th century and one of history's most enduring love stories. Traditional biographies tell us that Queen Victoria inherited the throne as a naive teenager, when the British Empire was at the height of its power, and seemed doomed to find failure as a monarch and misery as a woman until she married her German cousin Albert and accepted him as her lord and master.
Now renowned chronicler Gillian Gill turns this familiar story on its head, revealing a
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
4.5 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey, a transporting companion piece to the New York Times best seller Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina's son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon.
The couple presided over Highclere Castle, the grand estate that serves as the setting for the hit PBS show Downton Abbey. Following the First World War, many of the great
London Crossings: A Biography of Black Britain (Literature, Culture, and Identity)
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Novelist and Londoner Mike Phillips grew up in the Caribbean and emigrated to London in 1956. This book is a portrait of the city and the role it played in remaking his identity and nourishing the creative process.Used Book in Good Condition.