Biographies & Memoirs


see more >
The history of my misfortune Historia calamitatum By Peter Abelard
Paperback: List Price: $22.82 $11.41 | You Save: 50%
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
The revealing autobiography of a famed mediaeval philosopher and theologian, worshipped by his students, adored by his teenage pupil Heloise, but feared - and, shockingly, violently emasculated -... More > by his rivals and opponents. Heartbreaking, unflinching and inspiring, it unveils one of-the great love stories of the world. CALLENDER CLASSICAL AND MEDIAEVAL TEXTS / CALLENDER LOVE< Less
Memories of War : 1914-18 By D H Butler
Hardcover: List Price: $23.89 $16.72 | You Save: 30%
Ships in 6-8 business days.
(1 Ratings)
This is a sort of autobiography of my view of the Great War. I suppose I should call it: ‘Interlude 1914-19’. Here has been recorded one man's view of the period, September 1914 to March... More > 1919. It is not literature; it was written line by line as memory carried me back to those extraordinary days, with regular pauses of days and months. I wanted to put down on paper the things I saw and endured and enjoyed, and the thoughts that passed through my mind as, day by day, time moved along its endless groove of boredom, terror, discomfort and good fellowship. Editor note: all proceeds from the sale of this book will go to nominated charities associated with the Armed Forces. Please send a message,via Lulu,if you would like to nominate your own charity.< Less