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The Chagos Betrayal: How Britain Robbed An Island And Made Its People Disappear

By Florian Grosset Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9781912408672 This isn’t a work of fiction, but the story of an action by the British Government that displaced an entire archipelago. Decades later the remaining survivors and their descendants continue to fight to return to their homeland, and although they receive occasional media coverage their story is […]

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Islandia Vol 2: The Westfjords

By Marc Védrines Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184519 A story set in Iceland during the 17th Century is an intriguing proposition; just how do you frame a tale set against such a bleak and unforgiving landscape? The first book showed Jacques using cunning to gain passage on a ship from mainland Europe to the remote landmass […]

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Giles The Collection 2020

By Giles, compiled by John Field Publisher: Express Newspapers ISBN: 9780600634775 There’s still plenty to enjoy in a Giles cartoon. Each one is an individual time capsule evoking how we used to live. Much of it still rings true today, but often the passage of years is laid bare by the decor, vehicles, or a […]

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