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True stories

Paperback. A heart-warming story of a woman who devoted her life to helping others. This is the memoir of Joan, who started nursing in the 1940s and whose experiences took her into the Yorkshire mining pits and through the tumult of the 1984-85 miners' strike. Num Pages: 304 pages, (1x8pp plates). BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; 3JJP; BM; BTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218. Some light shelf wear else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0002197
ISBN
9780007596164
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. This is the Film Tie-In edition of Martin Sixsmith's moving book. The film stars Dame Judi Dench, and is currently scheduled for Boxing Day release. Num Pages: 464 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: BTP; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 358. 8vo.Good copy.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Pan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0297757
ISBN
9781447245223
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Examines the stories and subsequent trials behind some of the most infamous cases of British female killers between the early part of the nineteenth century and the 1950s. This book analyses each of these prominent British cases. It includes post-trial material as well as the executions of the offenders. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
V9780750950817
ISBN
9780750950817
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.25

Paperback. From the author of The Perfect Storm, a gripping book about Sebastian Junger's almost fatal year with the 2nd battalion of the American Army. Num Pages: 300 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMC; BTM; HBWS4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 21. Weight in Grams: 228. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Fourth Estate (GB)
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0000307
ISBN
9780007337712
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children. In this title, the author's study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on those involved. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; BTC; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780141182575
ISBN
9780141182575
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Examines a subject that has long been taboo - the sufferings of the Germans during the Second World War. This book explores the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, the maritime disaster of all time, and the repercussions upon three generations of a German family. Translator(s): Winston, Krishna. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; BTM; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571216529
ISBN
9780571216529
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived in the stricken vessel. This title presents a moment-by-moment account of the disaster and the man at its centre. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BTP; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 112 x 24. Weight in Grams: 246. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001173
ISBN
9780091879372
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Mixing fiction and nonfiction, Skinner breathes new imaginative life into the story of a twentieth century icon. Bewitched by the beauty of a troupe of native dancers and the strange music of the gamelan, Margaretha changes her name to Mata Hari and goes to Paris, where she is drawn into a web of espionage resulting in her death by firing squad. Num Pages: 240 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; 3JJC; 3JJF; BTM; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 190. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001295
ISBN
9780571209347
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Num Pages: 208 pages, 8pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KKD0001671
ISBN
9780099756118
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. In this text, celebrated drug smuggler Howard Marks has collected together all of the unpublished material sent to him over the years from drug users, traffickers, smugglers, and prisoners - people from all walks of life. Also included are selections from Marks' own collection of drug writing. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; DQ; JKVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 35. Weight in Grams: 394. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002061
ISBN
9780099428558
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BT; MBNH4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 145 x 12. Weight in Grams: 252. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Mercier Press
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KKD0002072
ISBN
9781856354837
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 17.95

Paperback. A compelling and revealing exploration of the amazing backgrounds to some of the country's largest drug seizures. Num Pages: 320 pages, 32 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
O'Brien Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
KNW0008273
ISBN
9781847171061
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. A haunting and exquisitely-observed collection of medical vignettes that brilliantly captures the intense drama of the Emergency Room Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: BT; VFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 166 x 15. Weight in Grams: 148. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001604
ISBN
9781841155494
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BT; MBNH4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 145 x 12. Weight in Grams: 252. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Mercier Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002511
ISBN
9781856354837
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. The classic autobiography of the Kray twins, Britain's most notorious gangsters. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJP; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 224. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Pan
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0003086
ISBN
9781509811427
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive? Num Pages: 288 pages, 16pp colour inset. BIC Classification: BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 232. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0003088
ISBN
9780141044064
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive? Num Pages: 288 pages, 16pp colour inset. BIC Classification: BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 232. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0003091
ISBN
9780141044064
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Something strange occurs to guests as soon as they check in. Even if in real life they are perfectly well-mannered, decent people with proper balanced relationships, as soon as they spin through the revolving hotel doors the normal rules of behaviour no longer seem to apply. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BT; TTVC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 250. Good clean copy showing light shelfwear to covers and page edges, remains in good condition
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0009454
ISBN
9780552151467
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. * The definitive account of a national tragedy: by the journalist who broke the story and the UK's 'Number One Expert on Serial Killing' - with full details of the January 08 trial Num Pages: 320 pages, Section: 24, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAS; 3JMC; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 22. Weight in Grams: 246.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Sphere
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751540246
ISBN
9780751540246
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. * The definitive and explosive account of a harrowing murder case that has shocked Britain Num Pages: 288 pages, Section: 16, colour photos. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 125 x 20. Weight in Grams: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Sphere
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751542325
ISBN
9780751542325
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65