Nigel Goodall’s compelling new biography takes an in-depth look at the life of this enigmatic actor who has taken the world by storm.
This book features behind-the-scenes stills from his critically acclaimed film and television roles and reveals details of the actor’s closely guarded private life, including his terrifying kidnap ordeal in South Africa which he kept secret for many years. An essential read for any Benedict Cumberbatch fan.
The Battle of Waterloo Experience
Waterloo is one of the world's most famous and important battles. It was the climactic showdown between the military giants of the age - Napoleon and Wellington - who faced each other for the first and only time across the sodden rolling Belgian farmland south of Brussels on the morning of Sunday, 18 June 1815.
Written by well-known military historians, journalists and broadcasters Peter and Dan Snow, and edited by experts at the National Army Museum, The Battle of Waterloo Experience tells the story of Napoleon's 100 Days Campaign, from his Elba escape to his defeat at Waterloo, and provides what no other book on the battle contains -removable facsimiles of historic archival documents.
You may know Brian Johnson as the singer of the biggest rock band of all time, AC/DC. But in his spare time Brian can usualluy be found behing the wheel of an iconic car, indulging his passion for all things automotive.
Written in typically funny and frank style, Brian gets to the root of our need for speed with cars that inspire awe, enjy and pride, uncovering just what makes some cars so special. His enthusiasm for his subject leaps from every page, accompanied by behind-the-scenes anecdotes from the show and beautiful photography of these iconic vehicles.