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First published in 1905, this beautifully written narrative sets out the history of Britain in chronological order from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria.Written specifically for children, this centenary edition with its short chapters, simple words, enthralling character descriptions and magnificent paintings from the Palace of Westminster, presents history as a series of vivid stories that will capture the imagination of adults and children alike.
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"Our Island Story is...cutting edge. With its brave mix of truth and myth, it is impeccably postmodern." --The Economist, 20 August 2005Book Description:
A new edition of a classic work, first published in 1905. 'It made me think history was more exciting than fiction' - Antonia Fraser
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