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Download this eBook Edward VII (Penguin Monarchs)

Edward VII (Penguin Monarchs)


Richard Davenport-Hines
Allen Lane

Like his mother Queen Victoria, Edward VII defined an era. Both reflected the personalties of their central figures: hers grand, imperial and pretty stiff; his no less grand, but much more relaxed and enjoyable. This book conveys Edward's distinct personality and...

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Download this eBook Auden



Richard Davenport-Hines
Vintage Digital

Auden's dedication as a writer was matched only by his commitment to challenging the received view of political and personal life. The definitive biography goes beyond a study of the great poet to create a vibrant and masterful commentary onAuden's work, ideas and life...

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Download this eBook The Pursuit of Oblivion

The Pursuit of Oblivion


Richard Davenport-Hines
Weidenfeld & Nicolson

'The most important study on this subject in years, perhaps ever' Phillip Knightley, SUNDAY TIMESA history of drug-taking, telling the story across five centuries of addicts and users: monarchs, prime ministers, great writers and composers, wounded...

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