The History Bundle is designed for readers who love fascinating stories from the past. The bundle contains the three books below.
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Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night (hardcover)
An “exquisitely researched and deeply engrossing” (New York Times) true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry—with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless Antarctic winter.
Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door (paperback)
This true-life spy story is a masterpiece about Ursula Burton, code-named “Sonya,” a high-ranking Soviet intelligence officer whose husband was also a spy, Over the course of her career, as she was gathering the scientific secrets that would enable the Soviet Union to build the bomb, she was hunted by the Chinese, the Japanese, the Nazis, MI5, MI6, and the FBI—and she evaded them all.
The White Ship (hardcover)
The sinking of the White Ship in November 1120 is one of the greatest disasters that England has ever suffered. Its repercussions would change English and European history for ever. "As gripping as any thriller. History doesn't get any better than this." —Bill Bryson