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Painfully Rich: J. Paul Getty and His Heirs
by John Pearson
Oil tycoon J. Paul Gerry created the greatest fortune in America - and came close to destroying his own family in the process. Of his four sons who reached manhood, only one survived relatively unscathed. One killed himself, one became a drug-addicted recluse and the third had to bear the stigma all his life of being disinherited in...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
James Bond: The Authorised Biography
by John Pearson
James Bond has graced our bookshelves and screens for over fifty years. The martini-drinking, super-smooth character has become an icon and national treasure. Like most of the many million James Bond fans around the world, John Pearson assumed that the world's most famous spy was no more than a figment of Fleming's highly charged...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Nonfiction
James Bond: The Authorised Biography
by John Pearson
James Bond has graced our bookshelves and screens for over fifty years. The martini-drinking, super-smooth character has become an icon and national treasure. Like most of the many million James Bond fans around the world, John Pearson assumed that the world's most famous spy was no more than a figment of Fleming's highly charged...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
The Life of Ian Fleming (Bloomsbury Reader)
by John Pearson
It is now over fifty years since the premiere of Dr No , the very first Bond film, with Sean Connery introducing 007 as the glamorous secret agent who would become the single most profitable movie character in the history of cinema. But James Bond was invented by one man, Ian Fleming, a wartime intelligence officer and Sunday Times...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs
The Cult of Violence
by John Pearson
John Pearson knows more about the Krays than anyone alive. Legend , starring Tom Hardy, was based on his book The Profession of Violence and it was Pearson who exposed the Boothby connection in 1994. In 1967 the twins asked Pearson to write their biography. He remained a confidant of the family and the brothers throughout their trial...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; True Crime
Blood Royal: The Story of the Spencers and the Royals
by John Pearson
When Lady Diana Spencer married the Prince of Wales in 1981, very little attention was given to her feudal family. The once powerful Spencer dynasty was in disarray and seemed to have outlived its usefulness. In the years following Diana's death, however, the spotlight has turned and remained on the Spencers. Members of what appeared to...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; History
The Bellamy Saga
by John Pearson
First published in 1976, this fictional biography is the intimate and detailed portrait of the celebrated Bellamy family of Upstairs, Downstairs. No family in the past century - excepting perhaps the Forsytes - has been so dramatically exposed to public stare as the Bellamys of Eaton Place. Drawing from the diaries of Richard Bellamy...
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Categories: Unknown
Biggles: The Authorized Biography (Bloomsbury Reader)
by John Pearson
For over fifty years James Biggles Worth, D.S.O., D.F.C., M.C., has flown the skies. The mythical ace to end all flying aces, the fearless pilot of everything from Sop with Camels to the earliest jets, he emerged with glory from devilish scrapes all over the world. Yet until now Biggles has often been seen as a storybook caricature. A...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Barbara Cartland: Crusader in Pink
by John Pearson
First published in 1979, this is an account of a phenomenon and a legend in her lifetime, Barbara Cartland has held the world record four years running as the most prolific author alive. Now, with her novels being filmed and selling throughout the world, she has become a household name. But what of the woman behind the legend? Henry...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs
Facades: Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell
by John Pearson
First published in 1978 Façades details the lives of three of the twentieth century's most intriguing literary figures: Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Aristocrats emanating from a privileged but loveless youth, they moulded the scene of the English avant-garde throughout the 1920s and in Cyril Connolly's words, 'had they not...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs
The Ultimate Family: The Making of the Royal House of Windsor (Bloomsbury Reader)
by John Pearson
In recent times the British monarchy has become an 'ultimate family' of international superstars, their adventures and personalities transmitted round the globe like episodes in the world's most popular soap opera. The process began with Queen Mary's transformation of the family into symbols of middle-class morality, but accelerated...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; History
Arena: The Story of the Colosseum (Bloomsbury Reader)
by John Pearson
First published in 1973, Arena discusses the Year AD 80, when the Colosseum opened with quite the longest and most nauseating organized mass orgy in history. It was a mammoth celebration on the grandest scale, a fitting inauguration for an arena built to epitomize all the majesty and power of the Roman Empire, a building which also...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Edward the Rake (Bloomsbury Reader)
by John Pearson
Growing up in the supreme moral rigour of Queen Victoria's court, young Bertie was always going to find it hard to live up to his parents' expectation. He was far from a brilliant student, and though charming, his carnal inclinations were widely rumoured to have sped up his Father's decline, with Prince Albert dying a mere two weeks...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
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