When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. With a landslide majority, his approval rating was 93 per cent and he went on to become Labour's longest-serving premier. On his first election campaign, Blair had promised th... read more
|Author:||VICTOR OSTROVSKY AND CLAIRE HOY|
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
St Martins Press, 1990. A very good copy in clean black boards which are lightly bumped at the top front corner and partially chipped at the base of the front hinge. Internally, a fine, unmarked copy.
Longmans, 1956. First edition. A good copy in lightly rubbed black boards. No d/w. the edges and endpapers are foxed and the pages uniformly browned with age. Gift inscription to the front pastedown and a partial crack to the front hinge.
1948. First english edition. A good copy in worn blue cloth boards. Previous owners name to the front free endpaper. The edges and endpapers are age tanned but the contents are clean and the binding is strong.
2011. A proof copy in near fine condition.
A book about serial killers and the films inspired by their crimes.
Five Mile Press, 2007. First edition. A very good copy.
|Awards:||Winner of CWA Non Fiction Dagger 2017 (UK).|
WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION 2017'In its tragic absurdity, Close But No Cigar reads like a Graham Greene story, with a cast of characters to make Hemingway proud' Daily TelegraphFor over a decad... read more
1995, First edition, first printing. A near fine copy only marked by light browning to the top edge. The d/w is unclipped and fine.
"Crimes of the Century" stars with jack the Ripper and finishes with the Breslan Sxhool massacre. In between are case studies on some of the most gruesome crimes from around the world in the last century. From serial killers to massacres, there are over 100 case studies ... read more
2006. A very good copy in a very good d/w.
Prompted by the EU referendum in the UK and the presidential election in the USA, A. C. Grayling investigates why the institutions of representative democracy seem unable to hold up against forces they were designed to manage, and why, crucially, it matters. First he ... read more
2017. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w.
1969, First edition. A very good copy only marked by light rubbing to the board edges and light spotting to the top edge. The d/w is also very good with some repaired edge wear.
|Awards:||Winner of Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016.|
Winner of the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction Winner of the 2017 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize "A monumental achievement...a profoundly personal account of the origins of crimes against humanity and genoc... read more