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John Hughes-Wilson's 1914 First Blood. A Tommy Gunn Adventure launch at Daunt Books.

John Hughes-Wilson retired from a prominent army career to become one of Britain’s leading military historians, as well as a successful novelist. A former Colonel on NATO’s International Political Staff in Brussels, his military posts included Head of Policy and Senior British Intelligence Officer, SHAPE, and posts with Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism and Special Forces. His factual books include the best-selling Military Intelligence Blunders; Blindfold and Alone published by Constable & Robinson, (described by the Guardian as “the definitive book on the WW1 executions”); and A Brief History of the Cold WarThe Puppet Masters, a history of intelligence, published by Phoenix was shortlisted for the Westminster Gold Medal. An American Coup d’Etat – Who Really Killed JFK? was published in 2013 by John Blake Publishing.

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Elfrida Eden Fallowfield author of The Dancing Debutante

Elfrida Eden Fallowfield, one of London’s best-loved ballet teachers and niece of Sir Anthony Eden, British Prime Minister in the mid-1950s talks about her time as one of the last of the true ‘debs’. Elfrida mingled with the stars in the 1950s and 60s and has counted many household names from the world of entertainment as close friends, including David Jacobs and Derek Nimmo.

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Some interesting views and photographs which illustrate the diversity and content of the book fair as seen through the lens of Mereo Books staff photographer. 7300 exhibitors and 275,000 visitors, more than 3,700 events, 9,000 journalists and over 1,000 bloggers all combine to make the Frankfurt Book Fair the biggest trade fair for the international publishing industry in the world.

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