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Paul Dowswell

  • 5 stars across 64 books
    Paul Dowswell is a prize-winning author of historical fiction and non-fiction. A former senior editor with Usborne Publishing, he has written over 60 books, including for Bloomsbury the acclaimed Auslander. Away from work he enjoys travelling with his family, and playing with his band in the clubs and pubs of the West Midlands.
    1st June 2015

    True Stories of Escape

    Eight true stories of daring breakouts from infamous institutions such as Alcatraz and Devil's Island, detailing the ris... More

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    27th July 2007

    Escape

    Locked doors, high prison walls and barbed wire are formidable enough obstacles, but many escaping prisoners also face s... More

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    11th October 2012

    Eleven Eleven

    Set during the final 24 hours before the armistice at 11 a.m. on 11th November 1918, the story follows a German storm tr... More

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    24th March 2015

    Chill

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    4th March 1997

    Greek Gazette

    Usborne's newspaper history books present facts about various periods in history through the use of a fictional tabloid ... More

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    1st April 1997

    Viking Invader

    This tabloid-style work contains illustratio ns and photographs, which help present a wealth of accurate historical mate... More

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    1st May 2015

    True Stories Spies

    Ten short stories of real-life spies which are as exciting and engaging as any work of fiction. Contains tales of stealt... More

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    29th June 2007

    True Spy Stories

    'Spies' is a collection of chilling tales from the world of espionage - from the glittering domain of Mata Hari in turn ... More

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      I read this book after reading the true tales of survival by Paul Dowswell, and it did not disappoint. it is a mix of thrill and adventure stories and...

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      This is an anthology of true stories showing grit, determination and pure luck. Good to read for anyone who likes reading true stories. ...

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      This is a gripping book. Shackleton’s story was my favourite but all the stories are equally riveting. ...