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At one time, Great Britain was no such thing; it was instead a land of little kingdoms, seized and re-shaped by violence and tyranny, with a host of pagan and tentatively Christian kings vying for overlord status.

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In 1619, Joan Flower and her two daughters Margaret and Philippa were accused of practicing witchcraft after the eldest son of the Earl and Countess of Rutland, their employers at Belvoir Castle, was taken ill and subsequently died.

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Ellen Forney is a bipolar cartoonist, and her graphic memoir Marbles covers her diagnosis at the age of 30 and what came next.

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In an increasingly secular country religion is side-lined more and more, with those who process a faith often seen as relics from a bygone age.

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Birds and People is a labour of love. Probably best described as a birdwatcher’s dream, this 600-page work swoops across the world of birds in unrelenting detail, giving not only the facts, but a compendium of culture, history and folklore.

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The web is increasingly embedded into every area of people’s lives. Whether someone wants to be entertained, contact friends, do some work, find a new partner, or start a revolution, the web is generally considered the place to start.

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1913 - the year before the start of the Great War, although of course no-one knew that at the time.

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Sture Bergwall was Sweden’s worst serial killer. At 19 years old a forensic psychologist had labeled him a sadistic pedophile after an attack on a nine-year old boy, and Bergwall had been calling the forensic psychiatric clinic at Säter home since 1991.

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