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Healing in Hell: The Memoirs of a Far Eastern POW Medic

by Ken Adams

Ken Adams, as a trained medic, was sent out to the Far East and immediately saw action on the Malay Peninsula. Captured at Singapore he initially worked at Changi Hospital. Many moves and much worse capos in...


The Diary And Letters Of A World War I Fighter Pilot

by Christopher Burgess

This is a first-hand account of the author's grandfather, Guy Mainwaring Knocker and his experiences as a pilot in the R.F.C. in the First World War written as a series of letters and diary entries. He wrote...


Railway of Hell: A Japanese POW's Account of War, Capture and Forced Labour

by Reginald Burton (LtCol)

A young captain in the Royal Norfolk Regiment, Reggie Burton was wounded in the closing stages of the disastrous defense of Malaya and Singapore. He vividly, yet calmly and with great dignity, describes the...


Coolie Generals: Britain's Far Eastern Military Leaders in Japanese Captivity

by Mark Felton

Dozens of British and Commonwealth officers of the rank of colonel and above were captured by the Japanese at the fall of Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Burma. These senior officers, many of whom were decorated...


Prisoner of the Rising Sun

by Stanley Wort

This is the story of a young man thrust into the Royal Navy in distant Hong Kong. He relates some of the humorous situations in which he found himself and provides a realistic account of what life was like for...


The Odyssey

by Homer & Martin Hammond

'Muse, tell me of a man: a man of much resource, who was made to wander far and long, after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy. Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking: many too...


Vivekachudamani Of Sri Sankaracharya

by Swami Madhavananda

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION In this edition the book has been generally revised and some improvement has been made as regards printing and other matters. All this, it is hoped, will make the book more acceptable...


The Dog Who Could Fly: The Incredible True Story of a WWII Airman and the Four-Legged Hero Who Flew At His Side

by Damien Lewis

An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute...


Scalia: A Court of One

by Bruce Allen Murphy

An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be “right” rather than influential.

Antonin Scalia knew only success...


The New World Order

by H. G. Wells

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high...


Secrets And Mysteries Now Revealed For The First Time - Handcuffs, Iron Box, Coffin, Rope Chair, Mail Bag, Tramp Chair, Glass Case, Paper Bag, Straigh

by Harry Houdini

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Nomads Of South Persia - The Basseri Tribe Of The Khamseh Confederacy

by Frederik Barth

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Caravan Cities

by M. Rostovtzeff

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Arab Conquests In Central Asia

by H. A. Gibb

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Sacrifice, Captivity and Escape: The Remarkable Memoirs of a Japanese POW

by Peter Jackson

Sacrifice, Captivity and Escape is an exceptional story. Peter Jackson was young and recently married when he was drafted into the army at the start of World War II. He had no wish to be there but like most...


The Downfall of Money: Germany¿s Hyperinflation and the Destruction of the Middle Class

by Frederick Taylor

An economic horror story: The complete meltdown of a major modern country's financial system, and its disastrous effects on every aspect of society.

A hundred years ago, many theorists believed�just as they...


The Housekeeper's Tale: The Women Who Really Ran the English Country House

by Tessa Boase

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fiction, the real life...


The Love-charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in the Second World War

by Lara Feigel

'The nightly routine of sirens, barrage, the probing raider, the unmistakable engine ... the bomb-bursts moving nearer and then moving away, hold one like a love-charm' --Graham Greene

When the first bombs fell...


Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities

by Craig Steven Wilder

A groundbreaking and incendiary exploration of the intertwined histories of slavery, racism, and higher education in America, from a leading African-American historian


The Unquiet Grave

by Palinurus

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...