W&N NON-FICTION JULY
John Lewis-Stempel Six Weeks The Life and Death of the British Officer in the First World War
The story of the British officers who faced a life expectancy of six weeks Many junior officers in the Great War went straight from being prefects to leading their men over the top, knowing that the German machine-guns would be trained on the man at the front. In this remarkable book, based on first-person accounts including letters and diaries, John Lewis-Stempel focuses on the oft-overlooked men who asked the ordinary Tommy to follow them into action. John Lewis-Stempel is the author of the highly acclaimed The Wild Life and The Autobiography of the British Soldier. He lives on the Welsh borders.
History Cased July £20.00 400pp 234 x 153mm 16pp b/w illustrations 978 0 297 86006 8 Markets: World XUSA USA & Translation: LAW; Serial: W&N
Adrian Goldsworthy Antony and Cleopatra
The epic story of one of the most famous love affairs in history, by the author of Caesar The love affair between Antony and Cleopatra is a story not only of personal passion but of power politics and the clash of one ancient civilisation with another. In this brand new look at their story, based entirely on ancient sources, one of the world’s leading historians of Rome reveals the fascinating truth behind the centuries of myths that have grown up around this famous couple. Adrian Goldsworthy has written six other books on Roman history, which have been translated into more than a dozen languages. He lives in Penarth, Wales.
History Cased July £25.00 352pp 234 x 153mm 16pp b/w illustrations 978 0 297 84567 6 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N