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Why We're Catholic

An interesting book in which the author, a North American convert, columnist and writer, with a degree in History and a Masters in Theology, summarizes Catholic doctrine in a clear and attractive way in...

Magyk

In an imaginary world full of magic and wizards, the Heap family awaits the arrival of the seventh son. He will be the seventh child of the seventh son and hence will be an especially gifted wizard. However...

The Daughter of Time

Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, confined to hospital to recuperate from a broken leg and other injuries, decides to apply modern police investigatory techniques to the...

The English and their History

Professor Robert Tombs of Cambridge University takes the reader through the history of the English, from the so-called Dark Ages till the twenty-first century. He gives many an insight into the life of the...

There is Hope

There are two authors, a husband and his wife. They went through their own marital crisis. They are now giving advice to others on how to handle it. One was a Protestant pastor who was caught in a scandal...

The First Dismissal

The book describes how Governor Macquarie invented an idea of Australia, a convict built it – and how Britain tried to tear it down. While violent revolution and social upheaval rocked Europe, far away in...

Before I Forget. An early memoir

Before I Forget is the memoir from Professor Geoffrey Blainey – Australia’s most significant and popular historian – that tells the story of the first forty years of his life, from his childhood to his...