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  • Cover image of book Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen by Alix Kates Shulman
    Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen - by Alix Kates Shulman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788163408 | ISBN 10: 1788163400

    The cult classic that defined a generation - first UK publication in 47 years.  Sasha Davis has everything a girl in 1950s suburbia could want: beauty, intelligence and an all-star sports captain boyfriend. All she needs to succeed is to keep ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Faculty of Dreams by Sara Stridsberg
    The Faculty of Dreams - by Sara Stridsberg

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857054722 | ISBN 10: 0857054724

    Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019   In April 1988, Valerie Solanas – the writer, radical feminist and would-be assassin of Andy Warhol – was discovered dead in her hotel room, in a grimy corner of San Francisco. She wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Expedition to the Baobab Tree by Wilma Stockenstrom
    The Expedition to the Baobab Tree - by Wilma Stockenstrom

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571347742 | ISBN 10: 0571347746

    Wearily, I take the path to the river, there in the cool to fill my being with the sounds of my sister-being, to refresh myself in the modest scents of pigeonwood and mitzeerie, to let my gaze end in a tangle of monkey ropes and fern arches and the s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spring by Ali Smith
    Spring - by Ali Smith

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241207048 | ISBN 10: 0241207045

    From the bestselling author of Autumn and Winter, as well as the Baileys Prize-winning How to be both, comes the next installment in the remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet.  What unites Katherine Mansfield, Cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century by Roland Schimmelpfennig
    One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century - by Roland Schimmelpfennig

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857056979 | ISBN 10: 0857056972

    One clear, ice-cold January morning shortly after dawn, a wolf crosses the border between Poland and Germany. His trail leads all the way to Berlin, connecting the lives of disparate individuals whose paths intersect and diverge.   On an icy m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell
    The Old Drift - by Namwali Serpell

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781090497 | ISBN 10: 1781090491

    Electrifying, playful, ambitious, brilliant – a Zambian debut novel that follows three generations of three families, telling the story of a nation, and of the grand sweep of time.  On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book The One Who Wrote Destiny by Nikesh Shukla
    The One Who Wrote Destiny - by Nikesh Shukla

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786492807 | ISBN 10: 1786492806

    Guardian‘s Best Summer Books 2018  “A beautiful, brilliant modern classic.” Sabrina Mahfouz, Guardian   Mukesh has just moved from Kenya to the drizzly northern town of Keighley. He was expecting fame, fortune, the Rolling Stones and a n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Lily by Philippa Stockley
    Black Lily - by Philippa Stockley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910258095 | ISBN 10: 1910258091

    In late seventeenth century London two women, one white, one black, stake everything to prevent a manipulative mogul destroying them. Zenobia, born in poverty, grasps that her only hope of controlling her own life is to capitalise on her looks; Lily, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fox 8 by George Saunders, illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal
    Fox 8 - by George Saunders, illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526606488 | ISBN 10: 1526606488

    An enchanting and darkly comic fable of human greed and nature, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo, exquisitely illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal.  Fox 8 has always been curious, and a bit of a daydreamer. And, by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Winter by Ali Smith
    Winter - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241973332 | ISBN 10: 0241973333

    The dazzling second novel in Ali Smith's essential Seasonal Quartet -- from the Baileys Prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author of Autumn and How to be both.   Winter? Bleak. Frosty wind, earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. T ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
    Frankenstein in Baghdad - by Ahmed Saadawi

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073976 | ISBN 10: 1786073978

    A satirical reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein set in war-torn Baghdad.  SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2018 WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARABIC FICTION   From the rubble-strewn streets of US-occupied Bag ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lullaby by Leïla Slimani
    Lullaby - by Leïla Slimani

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571337545 | ISBN 10: 0571337546

    The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds.   When Myriam, a brilliant lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her husband look for a nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Marriage Of A Thousand Lies by SJ Sindu
    Marriage Of A Thousand Lies - by SJ Sindu

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781616959470 | ISBN 10: 1616959479

    Lucky and her husband, Krishna, are gay. They present an illusion of marital bliss to their conservative Sri Lankan–American families, while each dates on the side. It’s not ideal, but for Lucky, it seems to be working. But when Lucky’s grandmo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cow by Beat Sterchi
    Cow - by Beat Sterchi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786697479 | ISBN 10: 1786697475

    Cow is the story of a Spanish agricultural labourer, Ambrosio, who goes to Switzerland as a Gastarbeiter. He is bound for Innenwald, a village in the Swiss highlands, and the novel begins as he is about to spend a summer working for Farmer Knuchel. I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lust For Life by Irving Stone
    Lust For Life - by Irving Stone

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787461390 | ISBN 10: 1787461394

    Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.   “Vincent is not dead. He will never die. His love, his genius, the great beauty he has created will go on forever, enriching the world… He was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories by Susan Sontag
    Stories - by Susan Sontag

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241982716 | ISBN 10: 0241982715

    The complete short stories of Susan Sontag, one of the most brilliant & influential writers of the twentieth century - collected together for the first time   Susan Sontag is most often remembered as a brilliant essayist - inquisitive, analytical, ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma
    All the Fabulous Beasts - by Priya Sharma

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781988964027 | ISBN 10: 1988964024

    The debut short story collection from acclaimed U.K. writer Priya Sharma, All the Fabulous Beasts collects 16 stunning and monstrous tales of love, rebirth, nature, and sexuality. A heady mix of myth and ontology, horror and the modern macabre. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Other People
    Other People's Houses - by Lore Segal

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908745750 | ISBN 10: 1908745754

    A new edition marking the 80th Anniversary of the Kindertransport.   Nine months after the Nazi occupation of Austria, 600 Jewish children assembled at Vienna station to board the first of the kindertransports bound for Britain. Among them was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dunbar: King Lear Retold by Edward St Aubyn
    Dunbar: King Lear Retold - by Edward St Aubyn

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784701697 | ISBN 10: 1784701696

    ‘I really did have an empire, you know,’ said Dunbar. ‘Have I ever told you the story of how it was stolen from me?’   Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he handed over ... more

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  • Cover image of book Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
    Home Fire - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408886793 | ISBN 10: 1408886790

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneek ... more

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  • Cover image of book Phone by Will Self
    Phone - by Will Self

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141046396 | ISBN 10: 0141046392

    'WHATEVER YOU DO hang on to the phone. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! Feel the smoothness of its bevelled screen . . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! Place your thumb in the soft depression of its belly-button - turn it over and over. . . . . . . . ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black No More by George S. Schuyler
    Black No More - by George S. Schuyler

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780143131885 | ISBN 10: 0143131885

    The landmark comic satire that asks, “What would happen if all black people in America turned white?”  It’s New Year’s Day 1933 in New York City, and Max Disher, a young black man, has just found out that a certain Dr. Junius Crookman ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
    Anything is Possible - by Elizabeth Strout

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241248799 | ISBN 10: 0241248795

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017  Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018    An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and Man Booker long-listed author of M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma
    Flesh and Bone and Water - by Luiza Sauma

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241978146 | ISBN 10: 0241978149

    Brazilian-born doctor André Cabral is living in London when one day he receives a letter from his home country, which he left nearly thirty years ago. A letter he keeps in his pocket for weeks, but tells no one about.   The letter prompts And ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci
    My Cat Yugoslavia - by Pajtim Statovci

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782273608 | ISBN 10: 1782273603

    Yugoslavia, 1980s: a 16-year-old Muslim girl named Emine is married off to a man she hardly knows. But what was meant to be a happy match soon goes terribly wrong. Her country is torn apart by war and she flees with her family.   Decades later Emi ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert
    A Boy in Winter - by Rachel Seiffert

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781844089994 | ISBN 10: 1844089991

    From the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Dark Room, an extraordinary new novel.   Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. A Boy In Winter tells of the three ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
    Lincoln in the Bardo - by George Saunders

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408871775 | ISBN 10: 1408871777

    A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  'It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday Times  The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George S ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red Dancer by Richard Skinner
    The Red Dancer - by Richard Skinner

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571333233 | ISBN 10: 0571333230

    A new edition of Richard Skinner's classic novel about the life of Mati Hari, released to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of her death, October 2017.   When Margaretha Zelle, a young woman living in The Hague, answers a lonely hearts ad ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
    Fever Dream - by Samanta Schweblin

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786072382 | ISBN 10: 1786072386

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017   A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child.   The two seem anxious and, at Davi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snare by Lilja Sigurdardottir
    Snare - by Lilja Sigurdardottir

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910633809 | ISBN 10: 1910633801

    After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak
    Three Daughters of Eve - by Elif Shafak

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241978887 | ISBN 10: 0241978882

    On a spring evening in Istanbul, Peri is on her way to a dinner party - a night of luxury a far cry from her upbringing. But when her handbag is stolen her world shifts violently. She starts to doubt how she got here: a traumatic Istanbul childhood, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ernesto by Umberto Saba
    Ernesto - by Umberto Saba

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786690685 | ISBN 10: 1786690683

    Ernesto is sixteen years old and ready for life to begin. His curiosity leads him into an affair with an older man – the first step on his journey to adulthood.  Full of tenderness, humour and warmth, Ernesto is a beautifully rendered comin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autumn by Ali Smith
    Autumn - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241973318 | ISBN 10: 0241973317

    A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be both.  Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819.  How about Autumn 2016?  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile by Adelle Stripe
    Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile - by Adelle Stripe

    £12.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781903110560 | ISBN 10: 1903110564

    “You write what’s said, you don’t lie. Or say it didn’t happen when it did all the time...”   Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile is a novel inspired by the life and work of the Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.   Best know ... more

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  • Cover image of book 2020 by Kenneth Steven
    2020 - by Kenneth Steven

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910192559 | ISBN 10: 1910192554

    In 2020, Britain is at breaking point... In a country sorely divided, what happens to empathy and tolerance, to generosity of spirit? And can hope survive?   In 2020, years of economic turmoil, bitter debates over immigration, and anger at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cry Mother Spain by Lydie Salvayre
    Cry Mother Spain - by Lydie Salvayre

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857054524 | ISBN 10: 085705452x

    A powerful account of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, seen through the eyes of a young girl.  Aged fifteen, as Franco's forces begin their murderous purges and cities across Spain rise up against the old order, Montse has never heard ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swing Time by Zadie Smith
    Swing Time - by Zadie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141036601 | ISBN 10: 0141036605

    An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.   Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book They are Trying to Break Your Heart by David Savill
    They are Trying to Break Your Heart - by David Savill

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408865781 | ISBN 10: 1408865785

    Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 "Moving, tender, thrilling, important. It will stay with me for a very long time"(Megan Bradbury, author of Everyone is Watching) DISASTER WILL BRING THEIR LIVES TOGETHER   In 1994, Marko Nova ... more

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  • Cover image of book All That Man Is by David Szalay
    All That Man Is - by David Szalay

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099593690 | ISBN 10: 0099593696

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER PRIZE Winner of the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize   Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving – in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila
    The Ultimate Tragedy - by Abdulai Sila

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910213544 | ISBN 10: 1910213543

    The first novel to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau, The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese colonial rule.  Ndani leaves her village to seek a better ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Hid My Voice by Parinoush Saniee
    I Hid My Voice - by Parinoush Saniee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408707500 | ISBN 10: 1408707500

    A sweet and touching novel which can be read both as a coming of age story, set against a fascinating backdrop, and at a deeper level as a commentary on life in country where there is very little freedom of expression. This is the story, based on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon
    Leaving Lucy Pear - by Anna Solomon

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349134475 | ISBN 10: 0349134472

    Through the near trees she could see the far ones in the orchard down below. Slowly, her eyes adjusted, and she saw the pears themselves, their waxy orbs glowing greenly in the three-quarter dark. Her mouth watered and Bea, embarrassed by this bodily ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
    My Name is Lucy Barton - by Elizabeth Strout

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241248782 | ISBN 10: 0241248787

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 AND THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016. A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.  An exquisite story of mothers and daughters from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge.  Lucy ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akram
    Akram's War: A Novel of One Young Muslim's Journey to Radicalization - by Nadim Safdar

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782397328 | ISBN 10: 1782397329

    One night, Akram Khan walks out of his house towards an appointed time and place where he is supposed to detonate a bomb that will end his life and that of many innocent bystanders. As he wanders through the town he encounters Grace, whose life has b ... more

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  • Cover image of book 2084: The End of the World by Boualem Sansal
    2084: The End of the World - by Boualem Sansal

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609453664 | ISBN 10: 1609453662

    WINNER OF THE FRENCH ACADEMY GRAND PRIX   A tribute to George Orwell's 1984 and a cry of protest against totalitarianism of all kinds, Sansal's 2084 tells the story of a near future in which religious extremists have established an oppressive cali ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spring Garden by Tomoka Shibasaki
    Spring Garden - by Tomoka Shibasaki

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782272700 | ISBN 10: 1782272704

    Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory and thwarted hope.   Divorced and cut off from his family, Taro lives alone in one of the few occupied apartments in his block, a block that is to be torn down as soon a ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Need toTalk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
    We Need toTalk About Kevin - by Lionel Shriver

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781255674 | ISBN 10: 1781255679

    Shortly before his sixteenth birthday, Kevin Khatchadourian kills seven of his fellow high-school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher. He is visted in prison by his mother, Eva, who narrates in a series of letters to her estranged husband, Fra ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Speech by Andrew Smith
    The Speech - by Andrew Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911129516 | ISBN 10: 1911129511

    His words threatened rivers of blood... and they fought him with hope...   On April 20th, 1968 Enoch Powell, Member of Parliament in the English town of Wolverhampton, made a speech that shook Britain to its core. The ramifications of wha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Occupy Me by Tricia Sullivan
    Occupy Me - by Tricia Sullivan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473212978 | ISBN 10: 1473212979

    An Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, a search not for who you are but what you are, a stunning revelation about the Universe and our place in it.  A woman with wings that exist in another dimension. A man trapped in his own body by a kil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Istanbul, Istanbul by Burhan Sönmez
    Istanbul, Istanbul - by Burhan Sönmez

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592058 | ISBN 10: 1846592054

    Istanbul is a city of a million cells, and every cell is an Istanbul unto itself.  Below the ancient streets of Istanbul, four prisoners – Demirtay the student, the doctor, Kamo the barber and Uncle Küheylan – sit, awaiting their turn at ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of a Town by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
    The History of a Town - by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784975425 | ISBN 10: 1784975427

    The town governors... all flogged the inhabitants, but the first flogged them pure and simple, the second explained their zeal by referring to the needs of civilization, and the third asked only that in all matters the inhabitants should trust in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Before the Feast by Saša Stanišic
    Before the Feast - by Saša Stanišic

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782271758 | ISBN 10: 1782271759

    Winner of the Leipzig Book Fair Prize Longlisted for the German Book Prize   It's the evening before the feast in the village of Fürstenfelde (population: declining), but not everyone is asleep. The local artist, wearing an evening dress a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)
    The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction - by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583805 | ISBN 10: 190558380x

    Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world - noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums - but, as these stories show, it is also one of the most colourful and chaotically joyful places you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resistance by Owen Sheers
    Resistance - by Owen Sheers

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571326129 | ISBN 10: 0571326129

    Resistance opens in 1944, as the women of a small Welsh farming community wake one morning to find that their husbands have gone. Soon after that a German patrol arrives in their valley.  In his hugely anticipated debut novel, Owen Sheers has pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson
    The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets - by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167928 | ISBN 10: 9774167929

    The misadventures of a modern time traveler through Egypt’s recent and medieval past.   Ibn Shalaby, like many Egyptians, is looking for a job. Yet, unlike most of his fellow citizens, he is prone to sudden dislocations in time. Armed with h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trees by Ali Shaw
    The Trees - by Ali Shaw

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408862308 | ISBN 10: 1408862301

    A compulsive, mesmerising and wildly imaginative novel in the vein of Pan's Labyrinth and Station Eleven from the award-winning author of The Girl with Glass Feet.   There came an elastic aftershock of creaks and groans and then, softly softly ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Days by Gillian Slovo
    Ten Days - by Gillian Slovo

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782116400 | ISBN 10: 1782116400

    It's 4 a.m. and Cathy Mason is watching dawn break over the Lovelace estate. By the end of the day, her community will be a crime scene. By the end of the week, her city will be on fire.  In this gripping thriller by Orange Prize-shortlisted author ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories from Other Places by Nicholas Shakespeare
    Stories from Other Places - by Nicholas Shakespeare

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784701017 | ISBN 10: 1784701017

    Nicholas Shakespeare’s collected stories take us around the globe and into the intimate lives of his characters and the dilemmas and temptations they face.  The opening novella, ‘Oddfellows’, tells the little-known history of the only e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Owl Song at Dawn by Emma Claire Sweeney
    Owl Song at Dawn - by Emma Claire Sweeney

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785079672 | ISBN 10: 1785079670

    Perfect for fans of Karen Joy Fowler, Nathan Filer and Maggie O'Farrell   Maeve Maloney is a force to be reckoned with. Despite nearing eighty, she keeps Sea View Lodge just as her parents did during Morecambes 1950s heyday. But now only her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
    Seveneves - by Neal Stephenson

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008132545 | ISBN 10: 0008132542

    The astounding new novel from the master of science fiction.   THE EARTH WAS A TICKING TIME BOMB.   To ensure the survival they had to look beyond its atmosphere.   So they became pioneers.   Five thousand years later and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ice Candy Man by Bapsi Sidhwa
    Ice Candy Man - by Bapsi Sidhwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907970634 | ISBN 10: 1907970630

    Eight-year-old Lenny is crippled by polio but inquisitive and spirited. She spends her days in the park with her beloved Ayah, surrounded by a plethora of other park-goers: theres the Sikh zoo-keeper, the Pathan, strong Imman Din, and Ice-Candy Man ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Saw a Man by Owen Sheers
    I Saw a Man - by Owen Sheers

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571317745 | ISBN 10: 057131774x

    After the sudden loss of his wife, Michael Turner moves to London to start again. Living on a quiet street in Hampstead, he develops a close bond with the Nelson family next door: Josh, Samantha and their two young daughters.   The friendship ... more

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  • Cover image of book Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith
    Public Library and Other Stories - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241974599 | ISBN 10: 0241974593

    A richly inventive new collection of stories from Ali Smith, author of How to be both, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize and the Costa Novel Award and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Why are books so very powerful? What do the books w ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Orleans Noir: The Classics by Julie Smith (Editor)
    New Orleans Noir: The Classics - by Julie Smith (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753848 | ISBN 10: 161775384x

    This sequel to the original best-selling New Orleans Noir takes a literary tour through some of the darkest writing in New Orleans history. Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brook ... more

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  • Cover image of book Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif
    Despite the Falling Snow - by Shamim Sarif

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786061072 | ISBN 10: 1786061074

    The enthralling narrative of Shamim Sarif's powerful second novel moves between present day Boston and 1950s Moscow.  After an early career amongst the political elite of Cold War Russia, Alexander Ivanov has built a successful business in the S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of Sandalwood by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir
    Traces of Sandalwood - by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789462380578 | ISBN 10: 9462380570

    Muna, a young Indian orphan, is working in a carpet factory in Bombay. She cannot forget about her sister Sita, from whom she was separated. Sita, who lives in an orphanage in the same city, doesnt remember her older sister and dreams about having a ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West
    All Passion Spent - by Vita Sackville-West

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784870553 | ISBN 10: 1784870552

    With an Introduction by Joanna Lumley.   When the great statesman Lord Slane dies, everyone assumes his dutiful wife will slowly fade away, the paying guest of each of her six children. But Lady Slane surprises everyone by escaping to a rented ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai
    The Hungry Ghosts - by Shyam Selvadurai

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592003 | ISBN 10: 1846592003

    In Buddhist myth, those that have desired too much during their lifetime may be reborn as hungry ghosts spirits with a stomach so large they can never be full.   Six-year-old Shivan is boarded up in his grandmothers mansion in Sri Lanka. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of Hidden Mothers by Meera Syal
    The House of Hidden Mothers - by Meera Syal

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781862300538 | ISBN 10: 1862300534

    How far would you go to get the life you can't have?   Shyama, aged forty-eight, has fallen for a younger man. They want a child together.   Meanwhile, in a rural village in India, young Mala, trapped in an oppressive marriage, dreams o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Power of the Dog by Thomas Savage, introduced by Annie Proulx
    The Power of the Dog - by Thomas Savage, introduced by Annie Proulx

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784870621 | ISBN 10: 1784870625

    Phil and George are brothers, more than partners, joint owners of the biggest ranch in their Montana valley.   Phil is the bright one, George the plodder. Phil is tall and angular; George is stocky and silent. Phil is a brilliant chess player, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zagreb Noir by Ivan Sren (Editor)
    Zagreb Noir - by Ivan Sren (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753084 | ISBN 10: 1617753084

    Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.  Featuring brand-new stories translated ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Curator by Jacques Strauss
    The Curator - by Jacques Strauss

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099597728 | ISBN 10: 0099597721

    Longlisted for the 2015 Green Carnation Prize  It's not possible to undo what happened in 1976.  In rural South Africa a family massacre takes place; a bloodbath whose only witness is the familys black maid. Hendrik Deyer is the prin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ismael and His Sisters by Louise Stern
    Ismael and His Sisters - by Louise Stern

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847089465 | ISBN 10: 1847089461

    Siblings Ismael, Rosie and Cristina are deaf, and so are many in their Maya village. The deaf and hearing alike communicate in sign language, forming a tightly-knit community with an unsophisticated, simple lifestyle. But when Ismael gets into a figh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chimes by Anna Smaill
    The Chimes - by Anna Smaill

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444794502 | ISBN 10: 1444794507

    A stunning debut composed of memory, music, love and freedom, The Chimes pulls you into a world that will captivate, enthral and inspire.  A Bookseller Best Debut of 2015 One to Watch 2015 Huffington PostAn Amazon Rising Star "The Chimes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard
    The Book of Aron - by Jim Shepard

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784290320 | ISBN 10: 1784290327

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE AWARD** 'Powerful . . . shattering . . . a masterpiece' The Times 'Testament of love and sacrifice . . . a masterpiece' Joshua Ferris, Guardian 'Transcendent and timeless . . . masterpiece' Washington Post Aron ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Visitors by Simon Sylvester
    The Visitors - by Simon Sylvester

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848663732 | ISBN 10: 1848663730

    A tale of blossoming love, myth and dark mystery on a remote Scottish island for fans of Matt Haig's The Humans.  The island has always seemed such a safe place, such a friendly community. Now the possibility of a killer on Bancree is dangero ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler
    A Whole Life - by Robert Seethaler

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447283904 | ISBN 10: 1447283902

    The 170,000-copy German bestseller Andreas lives his whole life in the Austrian Alps, where he arrives as a young boy taken in by a farming family. He is a man of very few words and so, when he falls in love with Marie, he doesn't ask for her han ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boo by Neil Smith
    Boo - by Neil Smith

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099592389 | ISBN 10: 009959238x

    From Neil Smith, author of the award-winning, internationally acclaimed story collection Bang Crunch, comes a dark but whimsical debut novel about starting over in the afterlife in the vein of Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones.  When Oliver 'Bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harraga by Boualem Sansal
    Harraga - by Boualem Sansal

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408843994 | ISBN 10: 1408843994

    In a crumbling colonial mansion besieged by slums in the old quarter of Algiers, Lamia lives a life of self-imposed isolation, communing only with her ghosts by day, working as a paediatrician by day. Her family are dead, but for her beloved brother ... more

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  • Cover image of book X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz, with Kekla Magoon;
    X: A Novel - by Ilyasah Shabazz, with Kekla Magoon;

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780763669676 | ISBN 10: 0763669679

    I am Malcolm. I am my fathers son. But to be my fathers son means that they will always come for me. They will always come for me, and I will always succumb. Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wailing Ghosts by Pu Songling
    Wailing Ghosts - by Pu Songling

    £0.80   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141398167 | ISBN 10: 0141398167

    '...revealing great shining fangs more than three inches long.'  Some of the most macabre and wonderful of all Chinese stories, including 'The Golden Goblet', 'Scorched Moth the Daoist' and 'The Black Beast'   Introducing Little Black ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota
    The Year of the Runaways - by Sunjeev Sahota

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447241645 | ISBN 10: 1447241649

    The heart-stopping new book from one of Granta's Best of British Novelists 2013  Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015  The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House on the Hill by Kevin Sampson
    The House on the Hill - by Kevin Sampson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099578253 | ISBN 10: 0099578255

    An escaped runaway, a Moroccan drug dynasty - and a crime that will take DCI Billy McCartney from Merseyside to Marrakech... DCI Billy McCartney has gone to ground, disillusioned with his job. When a runaway turns up on his doorstep, her story plu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Glasgow Coma Scale by Neil Stewart
    The Glasgow Coma Scale - by Neil Stewart

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472113115 | ISBN 10: 147211311x

    Set in Glasgow, this is a bitter-sweet story about two very different people trying to survive very different kinds of crises. Funny, sad and tender, The Glasgow Coma Scale is a richly layered novel: it announces a major new literary talent.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skylight by Jose Saramago
    Skylight - by Jose Saramago

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099581826 | ISBN 10: 0099581825

    In 1953, Jos Saramago submitted a novel to his publishers. Thirty-six years later, he heard back.  Called the book lost and found in time by its author, Skylight is one of Saramagos earliest novels. The manuscript was lost in the publishers ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land Agent by J. David Simons
    The Land Agent - by J. David Simons

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908643964 | ISBN 10: 190864396x

    Set in 1902s Palestine, this compelling novel by the author of bestseller An Exquisite Sense of What Is Beautiful tells a haunting tale of love and finding a home in the world.   Palestine, 1920s. Working as an agent for one of the riches ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of Hidden Mothers by Meera Syal
    The House of Hidden Mothers - by Meera Syal

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780385410731 | ISBN 10: 0385410735

    Little India, East London: Shyama, aged forty-four, has fallen for a younger man. They want a child together.   Meanwhile, in a rural village in India, young Mala, trapped in an oppressive marriage, dreams of escape.   When Shyama and M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer
    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - by David Shafer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241972762 | ISBN 10: 0241972760

    David Shafer's acclaimed Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A brilliant, visionary and deeply human cyber-thriller.   Deep in the forest near Burma's border with China, a young woman sees something she wasn't supposed to see.   In Portland, Oregon, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honour by Elif Shafak
    Honour - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241972946 | ISBN 10: 0241972949

    From the Orange Prize long-listed and award-winning author of The Forty Rules of Love and The Bastard of Istanbul Elif Shafak, Honour is a novel of love, betrayal and a clash of cultures. 'My mother died twice. I promised myself I would not let ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong
    Princess Bari - by Hwang Sok-yong

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781859641743 | ISBN 10: 1859641741

    In a drab North Korean city, a seventh daughter is born to a couple longing for a son. Abandoned hours after her birth, she is eventually rescued by her grandmother. The old woman names the child Bari, after a legend telling of a forsaken princess wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Architect
    The Architect's Apprentice - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241970942 | ISBN 10: 0241970946

    When Jahan travels to 16th-century Istanbul as a stowaway carrying the gift of a white elephant for the sultan, little does he know the journey on which he is about to embark.   As he settles into life in Istanbul, Jahan's fortunes are shaped ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be Both by Ali Smith
    How to be Both - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141025209 | ISBN 10: 0141025204

    How to be both is the dazzling new novel by Ali Smith. It is longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be Both is a nov ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
    The Forty Rules of Love - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241972939 | ISBN 10: 0241972930

    Ella Rubinstein has a husband, three teenage children, and a pleasant home. Everything that should make her confident and fulfilled. Yet there is an emptiness at the heart of Ella's life - an emptiness once filled by love. So when Ella reads ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Flea Palace by Elif Shafak
    The Flea Palace - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241201909 | ISBN 10: 024120190x

    Shortlisted for the 2005 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, Elif Shafak's The Flea Palace is a moving and highly original novel about a group of individuals who live in the same building and who together become embroiled in a mystery.   By tur ... more

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  • Cover image of book A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
    A God in Every Stone - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408847237 | ISBN 10: 140884723x

    July 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is running up a mountainside in an ancient land, surrounded by figs and cypresses. Soon she will discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and the ecstasy of love. Thousands of miles away a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Walk Home by Rachel Seiffert
    The Walk Home - by Rachel Seiffert

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781844089956 | ISBN 10: 1844089959

    From the Man Booker shortlisted author of the Dark Room comes a new novel about love and the desire to come home. Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has. Stevie's been to London, taught himself to get by, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shark by Will Self
    Shark - by Will Self

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141046389 | ISBN 10: 0141046384

    Shark turns upon an actual incident in WWII - mentioned in the film Jaws - when the ship which had delivered the fissile material to the south Pacific to be dropped on Hiroshima was subsequently sunk by a Japanese submarine with the loss of 900 men, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
    The Rosie Effect - by Graeme Simsion

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781405918060 | ISBN 10: 1405918063

    The Rosie Effect is the wonderfully charming and hilarious sequel to Graeme Simsion's bestselling debut novel The Rosie Project. Until a year ago, forty-one-year-old geneticist Don Tillman had never had a second date. Until he met Rosie, 'the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Some Luck by Jane Smiley
    Some Luck - by Jane Smiley

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447275602 | ISBN 10: 1447275608

    The first novel in a dazzling new epic trilogy from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize; a literary adventure that will span a century in America.  1920. After his return from the battlefields in France, Walter Langdon and his wife Rosanna begin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birth of Our Power by Victor Serge
    Birth of Our Power - by Victor Serge

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630304 | ISBN 10: 1629630306

    Birth of Our Power is an epic novel set in Spain, France, and Russia during the heady revolutionary years 19171919. Serge's tale begins in the spring of 1917, the third year of mass slaughter in the blood-and-rain-soaked trenches of World War I. Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Adam by Ariel Schrag
    Adam - by Ariel Schrag

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780544142930 | ISBN 10: 0544142934

    When Adam Freedman -- a skinny, awkward, inexperienced teenager from Piedmont, California -- goes to stay with his older sister Casey in New York City, he is hopeful that his life is about to change. And it sure does.  It is the summer of 2006. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fathers Come First by Rosita Sweetman
    Fathers Come First - by Rosita Sweetman

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781843516347 | ISBN 10: 1843516349

    Rosita Sweetman's Fathers Come First is a coming-of-age classic set against a Dublin-city backdrop. Elizabeth is both gauche and perspicacious, walking the edge of her stereotypes while hobbled by the pressures of acceptance - social, physical and se ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix by Paul Sussman
    The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix - by Paul Sussman

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552779678 | ISBN 10: 0552779679

    My name is Raphael Ignatius Phoenix and I am a hundred years old or will be in ten days time, in the early hours of January 1st, 2000, when I kill myself...   Raphael Ignatius Phoenix has had enough. Born at the beginning of the 20th cent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Credit Draper by J. David Simons
    The Credit Draper - by J. David Simons

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908643834 | ISBN 10: 1908643838

    The first book in J David Simons' magnum opus, a loose trilogy following his interconnected cast of characters from Glasgow to Galilee.   In 1911, young Avram Escovitz is shipped off to Scotland to escape conscription into the Russian army. Li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Someone to Watch Over Me by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
    Someone to Watch Over Me - by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444734447 | ISBN 10: 144473444x

    Chilling Icelandic crime from the internationally bestselling author of Last Rituals and Ashes to Dust.  A creepy, compelling thriller, Someone to Watch Over Me is the fifth Thora Gudmundsdottir novel from Yrsa, 'Iceland's answer to Stieg Larss ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night Boat by Alan Spence
    Night Boat - by Alan Spence

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857868541 | ISBN 10: 0857868543

    On the side of a mountain, in eighteenth century Japan, sits a man in perfect stillness as the summit erupts, spitting fire and molten rock onto the land around him. The man is Hakuin. He will become the world's most famous teacher of zen. This is no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tenth of December by George Saunders
    Tenth of December - by George Saunders

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408837368 | ISBN 10: 1408837366

    WINNER OF THE 2014 FOLIO PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013   George Saunders's most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates human experience and explores figures lost in a labyrinth of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mouseproof Kitchen by Saira Shah
    The Mouseproof Kitchen - by Saira Shah

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099575146 | ISBN 10: 0099575140

    A heartbreakingly honest and funny autobiographical novel about family, love and life in rural France  Anna knows that if you want something really badly, you have to plan it. After all, shes a chef. To make a bchamel sauce, you need the righ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Killing Pool by Kevin Sampson
    The Killing Pool - by Kevin Sampson

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099470267 | ISBN 10: 0099470268

    Detective Chief Inspector Billy McCartney discovers a headless corpse in the scrubland close to Liverpool docks. The slaying carries all the hallmarks of a gangland hit a message from the underworld to snitches, cops and rival gangs. One mile a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best Book in the World by Peter Stjernstrm
    The Best Book in the World - by Peter Stjernstrm

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781843915164 | ISBN 10: 1843915162

    Competitive authors Titus Jensen and Eddie X are racing against each other to write the best-selling book of all time but to what lengths will they go to outdo each other...? Welcome to The Best Book in the World funny, gripping and a little bit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Interlude by Rupert Smith
    Interlude - by Rupert Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781873262863 | ISBN 10: 1873262868

    A compelling examination of how secrets can tear one family apart and reverberate down the generations.   Helen has always known her grandfather was a famous author, but her parents had severed connections with him whilst she was still young. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen
    Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel - by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166426 | ISBN 10: 9774166426

    The prescient Egyptian novel that described the January 2011 Revolution before it happened.   A chance encounter on a plane throws together Doha, a fashion designer unhappily married to a leading figure in the Mubarak regime, and Ashraf, an a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
    The Moon is Down - by John Steinbeck

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141395371 | ISBN 10: 0141395370

    In this remarkable novel of human courage and defiance, Steinbeck celebrates democracy and the power of the individual against tyranny.   A North European country has been invaded. In one small town the people's initial confusion crystallizes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction by Atef Abu Saif (Editor)
    The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction - by Atef Abu Saif (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781905583645 | ISBN 10: 1905583648

    Featuring Atef Abu Saif, Abdallah Tayeh, Talal Abu Shawish, Mona Abu Sharekh, Najlaa Ataallah, Ghareeb Asqalani, Nayrouz Qarmout, Yusra al Khatib, Asmaa al Ghul & Zaki al 'Ela Under the Israeli occupation of the '70s and '80s, writers in Gaza had ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    The Grapes of Wrath - by John Steinbeck

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141394886 | ISBN 10: 0141394889

    'I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags, I don't want him satisfied.'   Shocking and controversial when it was first published, The Grapes of Wrath is Steinbeck's Pultizer Prize-winning epic of the Joad family, forced to trave ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Fate by Parinoush Saniee, translated by Sara Khalili
    The Book of Fate - by Parinoush Saniee, translated by Sara Khalili

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780349138770 | ISBN 10: 034913877x

    The novel that became a huge bestseller in Iran, before it was banned by the government. A teenager in pre-revolutionary Tehran, Massoumeh is an ordinary girl, passionate about learning. On her way to school she meets a local man and falls in love ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Light and the Dark by Mikhail Shishkin, translated by Andrew Bromfield
    The Light and the Dark - by Mikhail Shishkin, translated by Andrew Bromfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780871080 | ISBN 10: 1780871082

    Fate sends two star-crossed lovers, Sasha and Volodenka, on two separate journeys across space and time. Sasha finds herself as a young woman in a time not far from the present day. Volodenka finds himself as a young soldier in a horrific conflict at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Marriage Material by Sathnam Sanghera
    Marriage Material - by Sathnam Sanghera

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099558675 | ISBN 10: 009955867x

    An epic tale of family, love, and politics spanning the twentieth century, told with humour, tenderness and insight by one of Britains most promising young writers. Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award If youve approached Bains Stor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
    The Bone Season - by Samantha Shannon

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408836453 | ISBN 10: 1408836459

    EVEN A DREAMER CAN START A REVOLUTION   Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into peoples minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant and, in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City of Devi by Manil Suri
    The City of Devi - by Manil Suri

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408833933 | ISBN 10: 140883393x

    Armed only with a pomegranate, Sarita ventures into the empty streets of Mumbai, on the eve of its threatened nuclear annihilation. She is looking for her physicist husband Karun, who has been missing for over a fortnight. She is soon joined on her q ... more

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  • Cover image of book Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin
    Astragal - by Albertine Sarrazin

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846689413 | ISBN 10: 1846689414

    'My Albertine, how I adored her! Her luminous eyes led me through the darkness of my youth. She was my guide through the nights of one hundred sleeps. And now she is yours.'   At the age of twenty-one, a sad and hungry Patti Smith walked into ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
    The Rosie Project - by Graeme Simsion

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781405912792 | ISBN 10: 1405912790

    The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a story about love, life and lobster every Tuesday...  Meet Don Tillman.   Don is getting married. He just doesn't know who to yet. But he has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him ... more

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