The Bargain Bookstore

William Dalrymple’s The Anarchy is £1.49 today.

It’s a detailed analysis of how the opportunists in the East India Company conquered India and made themselves too big to fail. Gripping, chilling and informative.

The team who wrote Milieu 0 used the EIC operations as a basis for the start of Traveller’s Third Imperium. It caused a lot of push back at the time from some individuals because the felt it wasn’t heroic or realistic. Some naivety there as Empires and Colonialisation aren’t heroic or nice things except in the tales of the victor.
All the Dune books. Or rather, all the Frank Herbert Dune books are 99p today on Amazon. Can’t think why.
The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again
M. John Harrison

Modern London and an uncanny presence living in the rivers and canals come together in the first new novel in seven years from one of the best-reviewed and most-loved authors

Deal ends: 30/04/2024

Neil Gaiman
A newly repackaged edition of this dazzling book of short stories from one of modern fiction's greatest and most imaginative writers
Deal ends: 31/05/2024

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