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Giles Milton

Giles Milton
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Giles Milton is the internationally bestselling author of a dozen works of narrative history, including Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day. His previous work, Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, is currently being developed into a major TV series. Milton’s workspublished in twenty-five languagesinclude Nathaniel’s Nutmeg, serialized by the BBC. He lives in London and Burgundy.

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Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die

Giles Milton
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

A ground-breaking account of the first 24 hours of the D-Day invasion told by a symphony of incredible accounts of unknown and unheralded members of the Allied – and Axis – forces.

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Giles Milton
Picador
Picador

Six Gentlemen, One Goal: the Destruction of Hitler’s War Machine

In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the...

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When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain

Giles Milton
Picador
Picador

Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles Milton

The first installment in Giles Milton's outrageously entertaining...

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Nathaniel's Nutmeg

Giles Milton
Picador
Picador

A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas.

The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the Indonesian archipelago. Just two miles long and half a mile wide, it is remote,...

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The Boy Who Went to War

Giles Milton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Thomas Dunne Books

A powerful and true story of warfare and human survival that exposes a side of World War II that is unknown by many— this is the story of Wolfram Aïchele, a boy whose childhood was stolen...

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Big Chief Elizabeth

Big Chief Elizabeth

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In April 1586, Queen Elizabeth I acquired a new and exotic title. A tribe of Native Americans had made her their weroanza—a word that meant "big chief". The news was received with great joy, both...

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Edward Trencom's Nose

Giles Milton
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Situated on London's Foster Lane, there is a quintessentially Georgian, redbrick house with a green door bearing the sign trencoms, 1662. It's the home of the Trencom family's cheese store, a generational...

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White Gold

White Gold

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The true story of white European slaves in eighteenth century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco

In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and fifty-one...

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Samurai William

Samurai William

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An eye-opening account of the first encounter between England and Japan, by the acclaimed author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg

In 1611, the merchants of London's East India Company...

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The Riddle and the Knight

Giles Milton
Picador
Picador

Giles Milton's first book, The Riddle and the Knight, is a fascinating account of the legend of Sir John Mandeville, a long-forgotten knight who was once the most famous writer in medieval...

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