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Thirty Secret Years

A.G. Denniston's Work in Signals Intelligence, 1914-1944

Robin Denniston

30 Secret Years reveals how an enterprising Scottish linguist was able to decipher German naval messages in the Admiralty in Worl etc...

Cribs For Victory

The Untold Story of Bletchley Park's Secret Room

Joss Pearson

Cribs For Victory is a posthumous account of the secret code-breaking process in Bletchley Park’s Fusion Room during World War II etc...

Another Man's Shoes

Sven Somme

Another Man's Shoes is a gripping first-hand account of a Norwegian scientist's escape from German custody during the Sec etc...

Kayak Across The Atlantic

Pete Bray

This first-hand account of an epic voyage across the North Atlantic ocean in a kayak in 2001 tells the story of Pete Bray's s etc...

Saving The Tsars' Palaces

Christopher Morgan & Irina Orlova

Millions of people annually visit the great country palaces built by the tsars in a circle round St. Petersburg. Created by artis etc...

Cornish Guernseys & Knitfrocks

Mary Wright

In late 19th century Cornwall hand-knitting was a vital cottage industry and coastal villages developed their own distinctive pat etc...

Flushed With Pride

The Story of Thomas Crapper

Wallace Reyburn

Flushed With Pride celebrates the life and times of Thomas Crapper, the Victorian sanitary ware manufacturer who revolutionised t etc...

Picnic Crumbs

A Gathering of Picnics, Packed Lunches and Provisons at Home and Abroad

Anabel Loyd

Picnic Crumbs is a collection of stories, from all sorts of people over several centuries, of food produced or eaten in a way tha etc...

Rockhopper Copper

Life and Police Work On the World's Most Remote Inhabited Island Tristan Da Cunha

Conrad Glass

Conrad Glass is a policeman with the loneliest beat in the world: he patrols the remote island of Tristan da Cunha in the middle etc...


The true story of Cornishman Robert Jeffery

James Derriman

In 1807 a British naval captain, Warwick Lake, marooned an 18-year-old member of his crew from Polperro, Cornwall, on the tiny un etc...

Through Grown-up Eyes

Living with childhood fame

Robert Henrey

Bobby Henrey was eight when he was improbably chosen by film director Carol Reed and producer Sir Alexander Korda to star alongsi etc...

The Smugglers' Banker

The Story of Zephaniah Job of Polperro

Jeremy Rowett Johns

The Smugglers' Banker reveals for the first time the full story of Zephaniah Job, the remarkable Cornishman who not only mast etc...

Jonathan Couch's Cornish Birds

Penhallurick, Roger

19th century Cornish bird guide

Once Aboard A Cornish Lugger

Paul Greenwood

Former Cornish fisherman Paul Greenwood vividly describes life as a young crewman aboard the Looe lugger Iris in the 1960s. His f etc...
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