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    David Livingstone, Africa's Greatest Explorer: The Man, the Missionary and the Myth

    R625,00
    This biography covers Livingstone's life and examines his relationship with his family who were the main casualties of his endless explorations. It looks at his legacy through to the modern day; he was an immensely curious person and made many observations of the flora and fauna. His legacy includes maps, geographical observations and samples.

    Hermann Goering in the First World War: The Personal Photograph Albums of Hermann Goering: Part 1

    R625,00
    A Forensic photographic study of Hermann Goering's first period of notoriety, as a World War One fighter ace

    David Bowie on Reflection

    R750,00
    This is the true story of the many faceted diamond, legend and music Icon David Bowie.

    Wine, Women and Song: A Spitfire Pilot's Story Compiled from Doug Brown's Letters and Reminscences

    R625,00
    Spitfire pilot Doug Brown's RAF experiences. The first solo in a Spitfire was almost his last and he crashed on his first operation. It was a life of contrasts: the thrill of flying; the loss of fellow airmen; anticipation of combat; the boredom of 'readiness'; indulgent mess banquets; pranks and comradeship; and the unrelenting toil of war.

    Himmler's Diary 1945: A Calendar of Events Leading to Suicide

    R625,00
    Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler instigated the mass murder of European Jews. 1945 saw his fall from second-most powerful man in Germany after Hitler to his suicide in British captivity. Throughout 1945 Himmler showed little sign of his supreme power, moving between action and indecision: V-2 rockets, release of camp prisoners and peace feelers.

    At the Piano: Interviews with 21st-Century Pianists

    R559,00
    Benser explores the kaleidoscopic world of twenty-first-century pianism through a series of extended interviews with eight major pianists. Interviewees talk with Benser about such matters as their first experiences at the piano, the meaning of musicianship to them, and the joys and difficulties of a professional career doing what they love.

    Churchill and the Generals

    R750,00
    Includes 2 DVDs: Winston Churchill, a Giant in the Century, featuring remastered and colourised archival sources; and Churchill's Island, the 1941 Oscar-winning documentary from the National Film Board of Canada.

    The Amazing Life of Ormond McGill

    R738,00
    This autobiography is a different kind of magical hypnotism book. It tells you all the secrets of hypnotism. And it tells you about the life of the most famous stage hypnotist of the 20th century, a lifetime devoted to professional performance of the magic, the mystic and the hypnotic.

    Martin Luther

    R629,00 R740,00

    Heinrich Himmler: A Photo History of the Reichsfuhrer-SS

    R1 000,00
    A detailed study of Himmler's available diaries illustrating his private life and work itinerary, supplemented by photos chronicling his life.

    Surprised by the man on the borrowed donkey

    R507,00
    Well-known and respected theologian Prof. Denise Ackermann openly explores her experiences after she was diagnosed first with cancer, and then with macular degeneration leading to impaired sight. She shares her search for answers in this gripping, thought-provoking book.

    Die Afrikaners

    R777,00
    Met Die Afrikaners: 'n Biografie vervleg Hermann Giliomee die jongste internasionale insigte met 'n leeftyd van sy eie navorsing in 'n pakkende, vars relaas oor 'n omstrede onderwerp.

    Macmillan: The Official Biography

    R782,00 R920,00
    Alistair Horne's magisterial official biography of Harold Macmillan, reissued to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of publication. With a Foreword by Lord Carrington