Today’s Britain is built on the ingenuity of traders, bankers, and industrialists. This book explores the legacy of ten legendary entrepreneurs, including financier Nathan Rothschild, creator of the modern bond market, and John Spedan Lewis, founder of the John Lewis Partnership.
The Girl With No Name
Escaping Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport, a young teenage girl arrives in London with a few belonging and not a word of English. Adopted by a childless couple, her world is soon blown apart again by German air raids. When she awakes in hospital, her memory has gone.
Red Dirt
Fleeing recession in Ireland, three young people escape to the Australian outback, where they learn the terrible consequences of impulsive choices amongst damaged and dangerous new friends.
Rosie's War
When a middle-class Englishwoman called Rosie left London for Avignon in 1939, she had no idea that a year later she’d be trying to flee from Hitler’s all out assault on Western Europe. From an au pair to an ‘enemy alien’, Rosie had to escape from a German prison camp in her attempt to return home.
A Star is Born
The movies and moments behind 75 female cinematic icons captured in exquisitely detailed pen portraits accompanied by quotes, notes, and anecdotes.
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