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Epic Continent - Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe
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 'Flight to Fame', a classic adventure story, tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of the pilot, (Sir) Ross Smith. In March 1919, Australia's prime minister announc... read more

Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia
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Category:

 World History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

A gripping exploration of the life of the world's oldest and most famous printed book. 'The remarkable tale of "Number 45", one of the finest copies of the Gutenberg Bible in existence . . . A fascinating story that touches on the origin of books, the passion of collectors, th... read more

The Lost Gutenberg
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As an example of local history this volume is unusual and endearing - unusual in its delivery of information and endearing as an expression of personal passion for a particular place.

Nophoto
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'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR
'A charming, absorbing and history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear, f... read more

The Golden Thread: A Cultural History of Humanity in Twelve Fabrics
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Category:

 Aust History

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, we find out through the correspondence of tireless colonial secretaries, the brazen language of lawyers and j... read more

Bedlam at Botany Bay
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In 1942, the Gestapo would stop at nothing to track down a mysterious 'limping lady' who was fighting for the freedom of France. The Nazi chiefs issued a simple but urgent command: 'She is the most d... read more

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of Virginia Hall (WW2's most dangerous spy)
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Category:

 Aust History

Awards:Winner Book of the Year 2019 - NSW Premier's Literary Awards Winner Douglas Steward Prize for Non-Fiction - NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2019 - Joint Winner  

'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond the horizon. A dense cloud of migrating birds may have pointed the way. But the first Australians were voyaging into the unkno... read more

Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia
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1918 was a year of triumph for the Australian Corps in France yet today this is seldom recognised by most Australians. Our perceptions have been clouded by legends, built up over the past century, that have trivialised their achievement. Here an ex-soldier, Pat Be... read more

Legends of War: the AIF in France
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The author's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800 years of rule ended a century ago--and yet, travelling through twelve countries from Kosovo to Greece to Palestine, she unc... read more

Ottoman Odyssey: Travels Through a Lost Empire
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Category:

 World History

No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses.
In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus and follow doomed Persephone into t... read more

Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold
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Close to 35,000 South Australians enlisted for service overseas during the Great War. Around 5500 never came back. Countless more returned with physical and psychological injuries. This book brings together the stories of the campaigns and battl... read more

Valour and Violets: South Australia in the Great War
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