Book List in Order: 7 titles


  • The Never Never is the name of a vast, remote area of the Australian Outback, as described in Barroft Boake's poem: Where the Dead Men Lie:Out on the wastes of the Never Never -That's where the dead men lie!There were the heat-waves dance foreve...



  • D-Day was the largest amphibious invasion in history—and this rich multimedia archive offers a unique and unparalleled look at its planning and execution. It's a stunning collectors' edition that includes D-Day: The Concise History by Richard Holme...





  • A classic reissue of Richard Holmes's brilliant book on Samuel Johnson's friendship with the poet Richard Savage, which won the James Tait Black Prize for Biography. Dr Johnson & Mr Savage is the story of a mysterious eighteenth-century friendship. R...





  • Through interviews, historical accounts, and numerous years of research, Richard Holmes examines the behavior of men in battle through the course of war.In this compelling attempt to explain the nature of war, the experience of a soldier during the d...



  • Richard Holmes's great work of biographical exploration, rejacketed and republished alongside its sister volume 'Sidetracks'. In 1985, Richard Holmes published a small book of essays called 'Footsteps' and the writing of biography was changed forever...