Takes a key moment in the lives of Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert, two extraordinary figures on the brink of international fame, and provides an insight into the early days of travel to Egypt, one of the greatest tourist destinations on the planet.
When the Krays were arrested, they made a mistake. They told Albert to admit the killing of Frank Mitchell. Albert testified against them and his evidence landed the Krays thirty years. This book reveals the inside story of the Krays. It charts the rise of the country's notorious criminals, and their descent into self-destruction.
Words from Wise, Witty and Wonderful Women is a collection of quotes and extracts from 70 years of the Woman's Hour archive, featuring some of the most memorable guests to appear on the programme, from Doris Lessing to Nora Ephron, Hilary Clinton to J.K. Rowling, and Bette Davis to Meryl Streep.
Offers a look inside the mind and leadership methods of John Wooden. This book outlines the mental, emotional, and physical qualities essential to building a winning organization, and shows you how to develop the skill and confidence.
After his father's early death Jean-Paul Sartre was brought up at his grandfather's home in a world even then eighty years out of date. This work provides background to the philosophy of one of the profoundest thinkers of the twentieth century.