Christmas Musings 2018: Books for Boxing Day

Just in case you didn’t receive as many books as you might have wished yesterday (and some may argue this will always be the case…), may we recommend the following:

NOW WE SHALL BE ENTIRELY FREE
Andrew Miller
When Captain John Lacroix returns home from fighting in Spain in 1809 he is a troubled man. Desperate to escape his memories of the things he witnessed during the retreat from Napoleon’s forces he travels to the Hebrides in search of peace but both the English and Spanish are trailing him, determined that he shall not find that peace. An atmospheric and thrilling chase ensues.
£18.99 Hardback

IN EXTREMIS: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin
Lindsey Hilsum
Her trademark eye-patch, bravery, recklessness, glamour and candour made Marie Colvin the most renowned reporter of her generation. The risks she would take to expose the truth ultimately resulted in her death, in Syria 2012. Brilliantly told by fellow foreign correspondent Lindsey Hilsum, this is the turbulent story of a remarkable woman.
£20 Hardback

IN MINIATURE: How Small Things Illuminate the World
Simon Garfield
If something is too large to understand or appreciate, we instinctively reduce its scale. This book does exactly the same and by looking at a myriad of miniature items Simon Garfield shows us the world in a completely new light. Discover tiny Hitlers, model villages, miniscule food and many more surprises.
£14.99 Hardback

To order any of these books please email books@hatchards.co.uk, telephone (020 7439 9921) or, better still, visit the shop. We are open 12.30pm to 6pm today and look forward to seeing you.

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