November Specials

Nov 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Book News

We have two books on from our backlist that are on special offer this month – Beaten but Not Defeated by Merilyn Moos and Cromwell was Framed by Tom Reilly. Both are only 99p on kindle.

                                  

Beaten but Not Defeated is the true story of Siegi Moos, an anti-Nazi and active member of the German Communist Party, who escaped Germany in 1933 and, exiled in Britain, sought another route to the transformation of capitalism. This biography charts Siegi’s life, starting in Germany when he witnessed the Bavarian uprisings of 1918/19 and moving to the later rise of the extreme right. We follow his progress in Berlin as a committed Communist and an active anti-Nazi in the well-organised Red Front, before much of the German Communist party (KPD) took the Nazis seriously, and his deep involvement in the Free Thinkers and in agit-prop theatre.

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In Cromwell was Framed Reilly tackles his academic detractors head-on with original and radical insights into Cromwell’s time in Ireland. Breaking the mould of the genre, for the first time ever, the author publishes the actual contemporary documents (usually the privileged preserve of historians) so the authentic primary source documents can be interpreted at first hand by the general reader, without prejudice. Among the author’s fresh discoveries is the revelation of the identity of two (unscrupulous) contemporary individuals who, after exhaustive research, seem to be personally responsible for creating the myth that Cromwell deliberately killed unarmed men, women and children at both Drogheda and Wexford, and that a 1649 London newspaper reported that Cromwell’s penis had been shot off at Drogheda. Whatever your view on Cromwell, this book is persuasive. Conventional wisdom is challenged. Lingering myths are finally dispelled.

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