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              The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

              The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Hardback)

              By Lownie, Andrew

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              A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten name, Dickie Mountbatten's career included being Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia during World War Two and the last Viceroy of India. On...ce the richest woman in Britain and a playgirl who enjoyed numerous affairs, Edwina Mountbatten emerged from World War Two as a magnetic and talented charity worker loved around the world. From the prize-winning and bestselling historian, Andrew Lownie, comes a nuanced portrayal of two very unusual people and their complex marriage to mark the 40th anniversary of Lord Mountbatten's assassination by the IRA. From British high society and the South of France to the battlefields of Burma and the Viceroy's House, this is a rich and filmic story whose characters include all the key figures of the Second World War. From Churchill and Montgomery to Roosevelt and Eisenhower; the Royal Family, including the Duke of Windsor, George VI, the Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles; to Charlie Chaplin, Noel Coward, Salvador Dali, George Gershwin, Grace Kelly and Merle Oberon. ****************************** Praise for Stalin's Englishman, a Guardian Book of the Year, Times Best Biography of the Year and Mail on Sunday Biography of the Year: 'An abundance of vivid detail... a matchless and splendidly exciting read' Times 'Complicated, revelatory: a superb biography more riveting than a spy novel' Sunday Telegraph
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              ISBN 9781788702560
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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              Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess

              Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lownie, Andrew

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              The extraordinary true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a linchpin of Cold War espionage.

              ISBN 9781473627376
              Released NZ 8 Sep 2015
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess

              Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess (Paperback)

              By Lownie, Andrew

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              The extraordinary true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a linchpin of Cold War espionage.

              ISBN 9781473627383
              Released NZ 12 Jul 2016
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              North American Spies
                

              North American Spies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri; Lownie, Andrew

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              In North American Spies, a new generation of scholars and journalists used the latest verifiable evidence to look at key episodes in the history of espionage in the United States and Canada from the role of the US Secret Service in the Spanish-American war of 1898 to the emergenc...e of American spy fiction. The ten essays include an account of whether Soviet secret agents may have been behind the theft of secret Churchill-Roosevelt correspondence in 1940, suggest that President Truman's shadowy advisor, Admiral Souers, was the real architect of the CIA, and that Britain generated a home-bred McCarthyism similar to that of the USA. The book also provides a history of the Defense Intelligence Agency, looks at the role of the OSS in Operation Torch, and examines recruitment into the CIA. Casting new light and interpretation on some controversial recent historical events, it opens up a subject which is often shrouded in mystery and deliberate misinformation. Impressive... Should attract a wide readership. Loch Johnson - author of The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence A serious and valuable contribution to a rising academic concern with the doings of the secret world. Bradley F. Smith - author of The Origins of the CIA A strong collection edited by two well-known and respected authors Robin Winks - Yale University
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              ISBN 9781909869134
              Released NZ 22 Aug 2013
              Publisher Thistle Publishing
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              CIA and the Marshall Plan
               

              CIA and the Marshall Plan (Hardback)

              Edited by Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri; Lownie, Andrew

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              ISBN 9780700605255
              Released NZ 31 Dec 1992
              Publisher Inbooks
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              The Complete Short Stories - Volume One
                

              The Complete Short Stories - Volume One (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Buchan, John; Lownie, Andrew

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              John Buchan's name will forever be associated with the classic thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps but he originally regarded himself as a short story writer and a 1912 pro le in The Bookman described him as 'probably the best modern exponent of the short story'. His rst published wor...k, written while he was a student, were stories which appeared in magazines as varied as Blackwood's and The Yellow Book and three of his rst eight books were short story collections. The Complete Short Stories, of which this is the rst of three volumes, brings together for the rst time all of his short stories in chronological order of publication. Andrew Lownie includes in this volume the stories which appeared in Scholar Gipsies and Grey Weather as well as stories never before published between hard covers. These include an important addition to the canon: A Captain of Salvation, a powerful tale of a man who restores his self-respect working for the Salvation Army in the East End of London until one day he is tempted back to a life of sin. The stories in this collection were written and published while Buchan was a student of Glasgow and Oxford Universities but most of them feature the farmers and shepherds of the Scottish Borders. They provide a highly revealing glimpse of John Buchan the man and comprise a fascinating complement to his novels. 'Fans - and they are still numbered in tens of thousands - forget or do not even know that he had been a sort of infant prodigy. At Oxford he took on a literary agent and he achieved an entry in Who's Who when he was only 23. That was on the strength of some of the writing represented in these reissues of his early short stories . . .' - Sunday Telegraph 'Among the most successful authors of his generation . . .' - Connoisseurs Scotland 'There is much in the book to interest and delight any Buchan addict.' - Evening Standard Andrew Lownie has done a skilful job in editing them, and it is good to have the complete set. Douglas Hurd, The Sunday Tele
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              ISBN 9781909609914
              Released NZ 8 Aug 2013
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              The Complete Short Stories - Volume Two
                

              The Complete Short Stories - Volume Two (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Buchan, John; Lownie, Andrew

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              The tales in this second volume of John Buchan's short stories were published between 1899 and 1913, the most active and interesting period of his life. This is re ected in the diversity of their locations, ranging from Scotland, London and the Aegean to Switzerland and Africa. T...hey draw on many of Buchan's own interests, such as mountaineering, the Classical world and politics; his fascination with the supernatural is now tempered with a satirical or comic twist. Many of the stories have long been unavailable in book form. As well as being good stories in their own right they are particularly interesting to read in conjunction with the novels as they explore many of the same themes - notably the fragility of civilisation. Admirers of the novels will also enjoy meeting many characters and places whose rst appearances in print were in these stories - in particular the Clanroyden family. The stories in this volume are full of old friends beset by new dangers, seeking answers to mental and spiritual turmoil. They provide a gap in the curtain through which Buchan - a master story teller - can be seen at the height of his powers. Praise for John Buchan - The Complete Short Stories: 'Fans - and they are still numbered in tens of thousands - forget or do not even know that he had been a sort of infant prodigy. At Oxford he took on a literary agent and he achieved an entry in Who's Who when he was only 23. That was on the strength of some of the writing represented in these reissues of his early short stories . . .' - Sunday Telegraph 'Among the most successful authors of his generation . . .' - Connoisseurs Scotland 'There is much in the book to interest and delight any Buchan addict.' - Evening Standard Andrew Lownie has done a skilful job in editing them, and it is good to have the complete set. Douglas Hurd, The Sunday Telegraph Here are riches indeed...they can stand in the same company as anything written by his contemporaries Walter de la Mare or AE Coppard. Trevor R
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              ISBN 9781909609921
              Released NZ 27 Jul 2013
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              The Watcher by the Threshold
               

              The Watcher by the Threshold (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Buchan, John; Edited by Lownie, Andrew

              This collection of short stories includes: No-Man's Land , The Watchers by the Threshold , Fountain Blue , The Frying Pan and the Fire , The Green Glen , The Outgoing of the Tide , The Far Islands and Comedy in the Full Moon . John Buchan is the author of The 39 Steps and Greenma...ntle .
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              ISBN 9781847675729
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              Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
              Publisher Canongate Books
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              The Complete Short Stories - Volume Three
                

              The Complete Short Stories - Volume Three (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Buchan, John; Edited by Lownie, Andrew

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              The stories in this third and final volume of John Buchan's complete short stories were written between 1912 and his death in 1940. These are the stories published when Buchan was at the height of his fame. Eight of them appear here for the first time as part of his oeuvre. Sever...al of the stories in this collection are drawn from Buchan's experiences as a war correspondent in the First World War, first on the Western Front and then running wartime propaganda, but they are very varied in subject and treatment. The stories range from Richard Hannay's eerie tale set in the Transvaal and the Duke of Burminster's comic adventure in the Scottish Borders to Edard Leithen's tangle with South American revolutionaries in central London and Oliver Pugh's journey of discovery in 'the Sachischen Sweitz'. Also included are two of Buchan's children's stories, 'The Magic Walking Stick' and 'The Strange Adventures of Mr Andrew Hawthorn'. John Buchan has the gift of all great story tellers of making the reader want to turn the page to see what happens next. Inevitably, some of his stories, written to a deadline, are merely workmanlike but some have the mark of greatness: the ability to stay in the mind of the reader long after the story has been read. 'Fans - and they are still numbered in tens of thousands - forget or do not even know that he had been a sort of infant prodigy. At Oxford he took on a literary agent and he achieved an entry in Who's Who when he was only 23. That was on the strength of some of the writing represented in these reissues of his early short stories . . .' - Sunday Telegraph 'Among the most successful authors of his generation . . .' - Connoisseurs Scotland 'There is much in the book to interest and delight any Buchan addict.' - Evening Standard Andrew Lownie has done a skilful job in editing them, and it is good to have the complete set. Douglas Hurd, The Sunday Telegraph Here are riches indeed...they can stand in the same company as anything written by hi
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              ISBN 9781909609938
              Released NZ 3 Aug 2013
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              John Buchan: The Presbyterian Cavalier
               

              John Buchan: The Presbyterian Cavalier (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised ed.)

              By Lownie, Andrew

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              The major biography of one of Scotland's most enigmatic and underrated writers.

              ISBN 9781567922363
              Released NZ 29 Apr 2010
              Publisher David R. Godine Publisher Inc
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