"A gripping page turner" Charlie Connelly, The New European *William Hill Sports Book of the Year award winning author* Monsieur X is a dazzling tale of glamour, riches, violence and ultimately tragedy. Patrice des Moutis wa... read more

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: 9781472942302
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Sport
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: Jamie Reid
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: 795.092
: 320
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Monsieur X - The Incredible Story of the Most Audacious Gambler in History
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200 women from around the world, famous and unknown, answer the same five questions, such as “What really matters to you?” and “What would you change in the world if you could?” The answers are inspiring, moving, sometimes funny, sometimes painful, but always pow... read more

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: 9781988516400
: Upstart Press Ltd
: Upstart Press Ltd
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: Ruth Hobday, Geoff Blackwell, Kieran Scott
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200 Women
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Somewhere out in the wild seas of the southern Indian Ocean, in the underwater canyons of Broken Ridge near the alien sub-terrain known as the Seventh Arc lies the answer to the world's greatest aviation mystery.Why, on the night of 8 March 2014, did Malaysia Flight MH370 sudde... read more

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: 9781760783068
: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
: Campbell Books Ltd
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: Ean Higgins
: Paperback
: 1
: 363.12/465/09165
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The Hunt for MH370
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Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

'A beautifully written book, it's been years since I had to look away from a page because it was just too heart-breaking to go on' - Arundhati Roy, Elle 'One of the most humane and terrifying books I've ever read' - Helen Simpson, Observer
The dev... read more

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: 9780241270530
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 17mm
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: Svetlana Alexievich
: Paperback
: 1
: 363.1799094777
: 304
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Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future
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NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA STARRING MARTIN CLUNES What does it take to catch one of Britain's most feared killers? Levi Bellfield is one of the most notorious British serial killers of the last fifty years--his name alone evokes horror and revulsion, after his string of brutal murders in the ea... read more

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: 9781786065711
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
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: Colin Sutton
: Paperback
: 363.289092
: 288
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Manhunt
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On July 20, 1969, something extraordinary happened, something civilizations had dreamed of for centuries: humans walked on the moon. Jonathan Fetter-Vorm's Moonbound is the story behind those first steps. It begins with the tense, suspense-filled descent o... read more

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: 9780374537913
: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
: Campbell Books Ltd
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: Jonathan Fetter-Vorm; Michael Collins (Foreword by)
: Paperback
: 629.45/4
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Moonbound - A Graphic History of Apollo 11
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The First New Zealand Himalayan Expedition, in 1951, was initiated by Earle Riddiford, who with Ed Cotter and Pasang Dawa Lama made the first ascent of Mukut Parbat, their target peak in the Garhwal Himalaya. Accompanying them on that expedition, though not to that summit, we... read more

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: 9781927322406
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Lyn McKinnon
: Paperback
: 320
: colour & b/w illus
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Only Two for Everest: How a first ascent by Riddiford and Cotter shaped climbing history
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It was one of the greatest prison breaks of all time, during one of the worst totalitarian tragedies of the 20th Century. Xu Hongci was an ordinary medical student when he was incarcerated under Mao's regime and forced to spend years of his youth in some of China's most brutal la... read more

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: 9781846044977
: Ebury Publishing
: Rider & Co
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Xu Hongci
: Paperback
: 217
: 365.45092
: 336
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No Wall Too High
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New Yorker writer Paige Williams "does for fossils what Susan Orlean did for orchids" (Book Riot) in this "tremendous" (David Grann) true tale of one Florida man's attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--a... read more

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: 9781925713954
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
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: Paige Williams
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: 1811
: 432
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The Dinosaur Artist - Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
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Reading Level:3 Biography

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carre called 'the spy to end spies', and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands. Born of a German father and a Russian mother ... read more

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: 9781408857793
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: 23.30 cmmm X 15.10 cmmm X 3.80 cmmm
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: Owen MATTHEWS
: Paperback
: 1905
: 3 Biography
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An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent
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The unnerving true story of an unexplained death in Baltimore's historic Belvedere building.

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: 9781786892652
: Canongate Books
: Canongate Books
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: Mikita Brottman
: Paperback
: 364.152097526
: 269
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An Unexplained Death - The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere
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In the tradition of Midnight Express, The Damage Done, Marching Powder and Hotel Kerobokan comes an extraordinary story of Australian resilience and survival in Afghanistan's notorious Pol-e-Charkhi prison, a place that's been described as 'the world's worst place to be a westerner'.

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: 9781760527433
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
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: Rob Langdon
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: 1
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The Seventh Circle: A Former Australian Soldier's Extraordinary Story of Surviving Seven Years in Afghanistan's Most Notorious Prison
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