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    • No Simple Victory

    • World War II in Europe, 1939-1945
    • By: Norman Davies
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 20 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    If history really belongs to the victor, what happens when there's more than one side declaring victory? That's the conundrum Norman Davies unravels in his groundbreaking book No Simple Victory. Far from being a revisionist history, No Simple Victory instead offers a clear-eyed reappraisal, untangling and setting right the disparate claims made by America, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union in order to get at the startling truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Account of WWII in Europe

    • By Nikoli Gogol on 12-27-07

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Isles

    • A History
    • By: Norman Davies
    • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Here is the best-selling and controversial history of the British Isles, including Ireland, from the author of Europe: A History. Emphasizing long-standing European connections and positing a possible break-up of the United Kingdom, this agenda-setting work is destined to become a classic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good if you know what you're getting

    • By David on 09-12-10

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Trail of Hope

    • The Anders Army, an Odyssey Across Three Continents
    • By: Norman Davies
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this remarkable work, renowned historian Professor Norman Davies draws from years of meticulous research to recount the compelling story of the Polish II Corps or "Anders Army", and their exceptional journey from the Gulag of Siberia through Iran, the Middle East, and North Africa to the battlefields of Italy to fight shoulder-to-shoulder with Allied forces. Complete with firsthand accounts from the men and women who lived through it, this is a unique record of one of the most fascinating episodes of World War II. 

    Regular price: $24.49