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Venus and Aphrodite: History of a Goddess by Bettany Hughes

Title: Venus and Aphrodite: History of a Goddess Author: Bettany Hughes Genre: Biography, History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 12th November 2019 Format: Hardcover Pages: 242 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A vivid history of the ancient goddess Venus by the bestselling historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical… Continue reading Venus and Aphrodite: History of a Goddess by Bettany Hughes

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Mudlarking: Lost and Found of the River Thames by Lara Maiklem

Title: Mudlarking: Lost and Found of the River Thames Author: Lara Mailkem Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Published: 15th October 2019 Format: Hardcover Pages: 320 Price: $32.99 Synopsis:  Mudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbour Lara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for over… Continue reading Mudlarking: Lost and Found of the River Thames by Lara Maiklem

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The Honourable Thief by Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Title: The Honourable Thief Author: Meaghan Wilson Anastasios Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Publisher: Pan MacMillan Published: 31/7/2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: 'Achilles? Because...?' 'Obsession of mine. Half man, half god - and his own worst enemy.  My kind of man.' He laughed. Istanbul, Turkey 1955 Benedict Hitchens, once a world-renowned archaeologist, is… Continue reading The Honourable Thief by Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

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Mayan Mendacity by LJM Owen

Title: Mayan Mendacity Author: L.J.M Owen Genre: Crime/Historical Crime Publisher: Echo Publishing Published: November 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 357 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Dr Elizabeth Pimms has a new puzzle. What is the story behind the tiny skeletons discovered on a Guatemalan island? And how do they relate to an ancient Mayan queen? The bones, along… Continue reading Mayan Mendacity by LJM Owen