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    A Little Book of Tombs and Monuments

    R49,00
    * One of four NEW books in Mike Harding's bestselling series * Stunning new jacket treatment * Original four titles re-launched and re-jacketed * Promotable author with high media profile

    Myths of the Norsemen

    R40,00
    The reader who looks into Helene A. Guerber's Myths of the Norsemen - a collection of Norse myths that contains the products of a golden age of Icelandic literacture - will find much that is exotic, even outlandish but also much that is strangely familiar. All the essential human experiences are contained in them, along with some universal themes and motifs. A precious relic of the beginnings of Northern poetry, these 'old Norse songs' contain a wealth of traditional and mythical lore with a huge cast of characters, from potent and terrible gods to the lesser tribes of supernatural beings such as dwarfs, elves and witches. Helene Guerber was a prolific author of books on the myths and legends of many lands. Her clarity and directness of style bringthese familiar and not-so-familiar stories in all their freshness to a new readership of all ages.

    The Eternal Army

    R199,00

    The Bookseller of Kabul

    R79,00
    This volume offers an intimate portrait of Afghani people.

    Roughing it: 1820 Settlers in Their Own Words

    R255,00
    Did you know the term "roughing it" comes from the 1820 settlers' tent village at Algoa Bay? Or that her new home "the most miserable country mentioned in the world?" This is the story of the 1820 settlers dramatic first three years in their own words - letters, journals and diaries tell of dangerous voyages and the establishment of farms in a harsh environment. a compelling narrative that moved.

    Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century

    R79,00
    A lively and absorbing narrative of China's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

    Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

    R59,00
    From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher comes a brand new true story of Victorian scandal

    The First World War: A New History

    R69,00
    A brilliant and penetrating history of the First World War by one of the world's foremost experts on the conflict. Reissued for the 100th Anniversary.

    Persian Fire: The First World Empire, Battle for the West

    R99,00
    A brilliant new account of the world's very first clash of civilisations between the Persians and the Greeks in 480BC.

    Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler and the Crushing of a City

    R129,00
    The traumatic story of one of the last major battles of World War II, in which the Poles fought off German troops and police, street by street, for sixty-three days.

    Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

    R99,00
    A masterful history of Rome's first imperial dynasty by the award-winning author of Rubicon, Persian Fire and In the Shadow of the Sword.

    Medieval Wisdom Chivalry

    R49,00
    Examines chivalry in the context of the Middle Ages

    A Fort of Nine Towers

    R69,00
    With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in Afghanistan, by a writer who still lives in Kabul.

    The Rift: A New Africa Breaks Free

    R149,00
    A vivid, powerful and controversial look at how the world gets Africa wrong, and how a resurgent Africa is forcing us to think again