Talks about the colourful life and the kaleidoscopic history of an idiosyncratic Sicilian town not far from Palermo, in the... Læs mere
This is the story of the destruction of a talented Jewish family, and of the survival against... Læs mere
Robert Ponsonby has been at the centre of the music world both in Britain and elsewhere for some sixty... Læs mere
Serving as a travel guide to Venice, this book divides Venice up into seven walks and four excursions, with eight maps, so that people can see the maximum... Læs mere
A man of action and unflagging energy, with exceptional determination, imagination and compassion, John Wilson changed... Læs mere
Details the odyssey of a Birmingham primary school, in a deprived area, which was restored to vitality over two decades by a dedicated... Læs mere
This volume tells the true story of a historian's lifetime struggle to reveal the truth about crucial aspects of World War II and other international confrontations of the 20th century.
The autobiography of Lillian Browse, this volume begins with her origins in South Africa and reveals how she managed by charm, determination and good judgment to establish herself as a doyenne of the London art world between the 1950s and 1970s.
Erasmus Darwin is now recognized by many as one of the most extraordinary figures of the 18th century - a many-sided genius, almost as prolific in invention as Leonardo and whose insights are still moulding the 20th century. This volume documents his life, works and influence.
The Amadeus Quartet, which was active from 1948 until 1987 is probably one of the most famous and distinguished string quartets of the 20th century. This volume tells the story of the Quartet from the inside, with its many triumphs and its periodic setbacks and traumas.
Covers a hundred or so churches in ten geographical sections from Normandy and Burgundy in the north to Provence, Roussillon and... Læs mere