One of the world's greatest civilizations and mightiest powers is in serious trouble.
A renowned journalist shows us France as never be read more
?A 707-page page turner? Fenby has blended the best of bothcrafts ? the historian?s gravitas, the journalist?s feel for dram ?into a magnificent book ? a story that is learned, incisive andgripping.? ? The New York Times
A masterful storyteller at the top of his form, Bartle Bull follows the successes of his popular African novels A Cafe on the Nile and The Devil's Oasis with an equally compelling tale of political terror and personal vengeance that unfolds in China's read more
On June 17, 1940, just after the Dunkirk evacuation had supposedly ended in success, several thousand of the many British troops still left in France boarded a five-decked cruise liner called the Lancastria. Right after they boarded, the ship was dive- read more
On June 17, 1940, just after the Dunkirk evacuation had supposedly ended in success, several thousand of the many British troops still left in France swarmed aboard the five-decked cruise liner Lancastria. Immediately after they boarded, the ship was d read more
In 1850, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth.
The Penguin History of Modern China shows how turbulent that journey has been. For 150 years China has endured as vict read more
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