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    Everest untold

    R200,00 R250,00
    Patrick Conroy takes us on a journey to the highest mountain in the world, where one of the greatest tragedies in climbing history was about to unfold. Filled with photographs and sketches from his notebooks we become part of the 702 team sent to cover the South African Everest Expedition of 1996.

    Letters to My Daughter: Robert Menzies, Letters, 1955-1975

    Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most influential Australians. 'As prime minister, Menzies strode the stage like a colossus he is affectionate paterfamilias, supportive sibling, benevolent uncle.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Menzies was a very accomplished writer and the combination of geniality and acerbity is winning.' The Age 'The letters reveal an articulate and sensitive man who took great care in expressing himself through words. Letters not only provides a deeply personal study into Australia's most successful politician, but opens a window onto a world of politics - indeed a way of life - that no longer exists.' Herald Sun"

    The Complete Michael Palin Diaries

    R399,00 R841,09
    All three of Michael Palin's bestselling diaries, covering 30 years from 1969 to 1998.

    Churchill & Smuts

    The remarkable, and often touching, friendship between Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts is a rich study in contrasts. In youth they occupied very different worlds: Churchill, the rambunctious and thrusting young aristocrat; Smuts, the ascetic, philosophical Cape farm boy who would go on to Cambridge.

    The John Lennon Letters

    R199,00 R365,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, a must-have for all fans of The Beatles.

    The John Lennon Letters

    R129,00 R275,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, now available in paperback.

    Letters to the Midwife: Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife

    R99,00 R332,47
    Memories and stories from those who were inspired by the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE books. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer herself, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the family. Unabridged edition.

    Letters from a Flying Officer

    The exciting diaries and letters of a World War One fighter ace

    A Leap of Faith: Going, Doing and Changing Ourselves and the World Around Us

    A book of letters written by a father to his sons, and to us, so we can find within our lives the power to create meaning, purpose and joy. It is a book especially suited to women and young people who have been locked out from their dreams. It is a book geared to empower people, freeing us to create unbelievable things by using what we have.

    Letters From the Front: Letters and Diaries from the BEF in Flanders and France, 1914-1918.

    The First World War told in the letters and diaries of those that fought it.

    Moonlight Flyer: Diary of a Second World War Navigator

    Diary of Jan Gellner, Czech navigator, after being trained in the first air observer course within the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, he began his tour with the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF. During 37 bombing sorties on Vickers Wellington over the occupied European territory and Germany he earned the DFC.

    The War Diaries of Count Galeazzo Ciano 1939-43

    The first illustrated edition of these remarkable first hand diaries from Italy's foreign minister during the 2nd World War

    Himmler's Diary 1945: A Calendar of Events Leading to Suicide

    Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler instigated the mass murder of European Jews. 1945 saw his fall from second-most powerful man in Germany after Hitler to his suicide in British captivity. Throughout 1945 Himmler showed little sign of his supreme power, moving between action and indecision: V-2 rockets, release of camp prisoners and peace feelers.

    Daphne du Maurier: Letters from Menabilly Portrait of a Friendship

    A compilation of letters sent by Daphne du Maurier to her close friend Oriel Malet with further text by Oriel Malet linking and contextualizing the letters.

    Through Ice and Fire: A Russian Arctic Convoy Diary 1942

    The danger and hardship of life in the World War Two Russian convoys is here brought vividly to life in a diary of a man that lived them

    Wine, Women and Song: A Spitfire Pilot's Story Compiled from Doug Brown's Letters and Reminscences

    Spitfire pilot Doug Brown's RAF experiences. The first solo in a Spitfire was almost his last and he crashed on his first operation. It was a life of contrasts: the thrill of flying; the loss of fellow airmen; anticipation of combat; the boredom of 'readiness'; indulgent mess banquets; pranks and comradeship; and the unrelenting toil of war.