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Great Cities in History

Paperback, 28/07/2016, €12.95
From the origins of urbanization in Mesopotamia to the global metropolises of today, great cities have marked the development of human civilization. This book tells their stories, from Uruk and Memphis to Tokyo and Sao Paulo.

France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

Paperback, 04/04/2019, €14.85
A witty history of 2000 years of French history and the last book from legendary popular historian John Julius Norwich

Four Princes

Paperback, 13/07/2017, €14.85
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... The colourful story of the four very different men who created our modern world: Henry VIII, Francis I of France, Charles V of Spain and Suleiman the Magnificent: popular history at its best from John Julius Norwich


Paperback, 19/05/2016, €17.55
A colourful and lavishly illustrated history (fifty years in the making) of the Mediterranean's largest and most turbulent island from much-loved historian John Julius Norwich

A History of Venice

Paperback, 04/10/2012, €20.47
Tells the story of Venice of cities from its founding in the fifth century, through its unrivalled status for over a thousand years as one of the busiest and powerful city states, until its fall at the hands of Napoleon in 1797.

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Hardback, 13/12/2003, €10.99
The classic Christmas carol, told with a very special twist... With inimitable illustrations by Quentin Blake, this is the most elegant and enchanting Christmas gift book of the year.

Venice a Travellers Companion

Paperback, 06/07/2017, €16.20
An indispensable literary companion, vividly evoking the life of Venice in the voices of both residents and visitors through the centuries.


Hardback, 05/04/2018, €23.00

The Kingdom in the Sun, 1130-1194: The Normans in Sicily Volume II

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €16.20
When on Christmas Day, 1130, Roger de Hauteville was crowned first King of Sicily, the island entered a golden age. In this second volume of John Julius Norwich's scintillating history of the Normans in Sicily, Norwich describes the 'happiest and most glorious chapter of the island's history.'

The Normans in the South, 1016-1130: The Normans in Sicily Volume I

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €16.20
Chronicling the 'other Norman invasion', The Normans in the South is the epic story of the House of Hauteville, and in particular Robert Guiscard, perhaps the most extraordinary European adventurer between the times of Caesar and Napoleon.