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WEIDENFELD NON-FICTION OCTOBER

Neil Oliver Vikings

Neil Oliver goes beyond their bloody reputation to search for the truth about the Vikings – from Newfoundland to Baghdad. The Vikings took no prisoners and prided themselves on their blood-thirsty skills as warriors. But their prowess in battle is only a small part of their story, which stretches around the world. As the Vikings did not write their history, we have to discover it for ourselves: an extraordinary story of a people who, from the brink of destruction built an empire that lasted nearly two hundred years. Neil Oliver is a Scottish archaeologist and historian, and the charismatic presenter of award-winning documentary series Coast and The History of Scotland. He lives in Stirling.

History Cased October £20.00 384pp 234 x 156mm 978 0 297 86787 6 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N

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Dave Myers, Si King The Hairy Bikers’ Great Curries

The Hairy Bikers celebrate the ultimate in hearty, social food – the curry. Who doesn’t love a curry? Whether it’s a takeaway korma at your kitchen table or a lamb biryani at your local Indian restaurant, a curry is everyone’s favourite Friday night supper. In this book, Si and Dave are back with recipes from around the world – from simple dishes for a quick midweek taste treat to fantastic feasts for a weekend celebration, and everything from starters to chutneys. This is the one-stop shop for the best curries you’ve ever tasted – fresh, full of flavour and fantastic. These are curries for the 21st century. The Hairy Bikers, Si and Dave, represent all that is good-hearted, down-to-earth and loved about food.

Cookery, Food & Drink, TV/Celebrity Chefs Cased October £20.00 384pp 246 x 189mm 150 Illustrations 978 0 297 86733 3 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N