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The Politics

by  Aristotle
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842 politicsThis new translation of one of the fundamental texts of Western political thought combines strict fidelity to Aristotle's Greek with a contemporary English prose style. Lord's intention throughout is to retain Aristotle's distinctive style.

SS-GB

by  Len Deighton
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651 ssgbIn February 1941 British Command surrendered to the Nazis. Churchill has been executed, the King is in the Tower and the SS are in Whitehall...For nine months Britain has been occupied - a blitzed, depressed and dingy country. However, it's 'business as usual' at Scotland Yard run by the SS when Detective Inspector Archer is assigned to a routine murder case. Life must go on.

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Somewhere under the Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision: the Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. And the most incredible chase in history is on....

The Matarese Circle

by  Robert Ludlum
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803 matareseThe quintessential spy thriller and the book that solidified the Ludlum myth and the creation of a new genre of spy novels in which Ludlum remained the absolute master.

The Parsifal Mosaic

by  Robert Ludlum
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804 parsifalMichael Havelock's world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava. He watched as his partner and lover, Jenna Karats, double agent, was efficiently gunned down by his own agency. There was nothing left for him but to quit the game, get out. Until, in one frantic moment on a crowded railroad platform in Rome, Havelock saw his Jenna alive. From then on, he was marked for death by both U.S. and Russian assassins, racing around the globe after his beautiful betrayer, trapped in a massive mosaic of treachery created by a top-level mole with the world in his fist—Parsifal.

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761 pearl harborProbably the definite work on the Pearl Harbor. Provides an account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941. Prange spent nearly 37 years preparing this book by a series of interviews with surviving Japanese officers who took part in the operation.

XPD

by  Len Deighton
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698 xpdJune 11, 1940 - where is Winston Churchill? A private aircraft takes off from a small town in central France, while Adolf Hitler, the would-be conqueror of Europe, prepares for a clandestine meeting near the Belgian border. For more than forty years the events of this day have been Britain's most closely guarded secret.

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664 logistics macedonian armyDonald W. Engels book is chock full of logistical details that any serious student of Alexander The Great would need, to undertake an in-depth study of the logistical needs of this great general. Alexander The Great was the greatest commander on the battlefield and his success is due in no small part to his exceptional understanding of the logistics necessary for his army to conquer the ancient world.

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874 14 byzantine rulersThis chronicle of the Byzantine Empire, beginning in 1025, shows a profound understanding of the power politics that characterized the empire and led to its decline.

The Bermuda Triangle

by  Charles Berlitz
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738 bermuda triangleNo book or article on the Bermuda Triangle has been read by more people than this one. Berlitz, starting with the already famous Flight 19, presents a long series of incidents and various theories. The book sold more than 10.000.000 copies, worldwide, and contributed more than anything else in establishing the Bermuda Triangle as one of 20th century's greatest mysteries.

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