Want to Read

A list of books I want to read... which somehow doesn't seem to get any shorter!

Sword and the Scimitar by Ernle Bradford

Autobiography of a Seaman by Thomas Cochrane

Vida de este capitán by Alonso de Contreras

Petrarch’s Guide to the Holy Land: Itinerary to the Sepulcher of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Francisco Petrarca

Constantinople: The Last Great Siege by Roger Crowley

Diario del gran asedio de Malta by Francisco Balbi de Correggio

Elephant Bill by J. H. Williams

Sobre la escritura by Jorge Luis Borges

The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor

A History of My Times by Xenophon

Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Persian Letters by Montesquieu

South by Java Head by Alistair MacLean

Embajada a Tamerlán by Ruy González de Clavijo

Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

Mediterranean: Portrait of a Sea by Ernle Bradford

Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach

The Book of the Wanderings of Brother Felix Fabri by Felix Fabri

O City of Byzantium: Annals of Niketas Choniates by Niketas Choniates

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

The Great Betrayal: The Great Siege of Constantinople by Ernle Bradford

Down to the Sea in Ships: Of Ageless Oceans and Modern Men by Horatio Clare

The Fall of Carthage by Adrian Goldsworthy

Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges

Hannibal by Ernle Bradford

The Great Ship: How Battleships Changed the History of War by Ernle Bradford

Galeón: Las aventuras de un navegante español del siglo XVII en travesía del Atlántico by Jesús Sánchez Adalid

Plain Tales from the British Empire: Images of the British in India, Africa and South-East Asia by Charles Allen

Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944: Collaboration, Resistance and Daily Life in Occupied Paris by Jean Guéhenno

La muerte de Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes

Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire by Roger Crowley

English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Relacion historica del viage a la America Meridional by Jorge Juan Y Santacilia

A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century by J. W. Burrow

A History of the Classical Greek World by P. J. Rhodes

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Ad infinitum by Nicholas Ostler

River of Death by Alistair MacLean

The Letters of Pliny the Younger by Pliny the Younger

South Sea Tales by Robert Louis Stevenson

London Perceived by V. S. Pritchett

The Duel by Joseph Conrad

Delphi: A History of the Centre of the Ancient World by Michael C. Scott

Annali veneti dall’anno 1457 a 1500 by Domenico Malipiero

Lords of the Sea: How Athenian Trireme Battles Changed History by John R. Hale

The Sea Devil: The Story of Count Felix Von Luckner, the German War Raider by Thomas Lowell

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilisation by Richard Miles

The Tale of the Rose: The Love Story behind the Little Prince by Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry

Amo, Amas, Amat… and All That: How to Become a Latin Lover by Harry Mount

The Peloponnesian War: Athens & Sparta in Savage Conflict 431-404 by Donald Kagan

Empire of Blue Water: Henry Morgan and the Pirates Who Ruled the Caribbean Waves by Stephan Tailty

Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener

Sailing Alone around the World by Joshua Slocum

Travels of Ibn Jubayr by Abu Al-husayn Muhammad Jubayr

The Silent Service by John Parker

Ways of Seeing by John Berger

Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean by Philip Mansel

The Mediterranean in the Ancient World by Fernand Braudel

The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC by Philip de Souza

The Sight of Death: An Experiment in Art Writing by T. J. Clark

Barbarians by Terry Jones