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A second edition of the text originally published in 1978. This title is the third volume in the triptych by the same author, depicting the rise and decline of the British Empire and it charts the imperial retreat from glory, ending with the death of Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.
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Jan Morris was born in 1926 of a Welsh father and an English mother, and when she is not travelling she lives with her partner Elizabeth Morris in the top left-hand corner of Wales, between the mountains and the sea. Her books include Coronation Everest, Venice, The Pax Britannica Trilogy (Heaven's Command, Pax Britannica, and Farewell the Trumpets), and Conundrum. She is also the author of six books about cities and countries, two autobiographical books, several volumes of collected travel essays and the unclassifiable Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere. A Writer's World, a collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, was published in 2003. Hav, her novel, was published in a new and expanded form in 2006.
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Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 6201
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110571194680
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