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  • Cover image of book The Christmas Jigsaw Murders by Alexandra Benedict
    The Christmas Jigsaw Murders - by Alexandra Benedict

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781398525375 | ISBN 10: 1398525375

    THIS CHRISTMAS, A KILLER TAKES FAMILY GAMES TO A MURDEROUS NEW LEVEL.   On 19th of December, renowned puzzle setter, loner and Christmas sceptic Edie O’Sullivan finds a hand-delivered present on her doorstep. Unwrapping it, she finds a jigsa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan
    Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop - by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526662279 | ISBN 10: 1526662272

    There was only one thing on her mind.  'I must start a bookshop.'  Yeongju did everything she was supposed to, go to university, marry a decent man, get a respectable job. Then it all fell apart. Burned out, Yeongju abandons her old life, qui ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bookshops & Bonedust by Travis Baldree
    Bookshops & Bonedust - by Travis Baldree

    £18.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781035007356 | ISBN 10: 1035007355

    'Glorious' - Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Rivers of London series.   A standalone cosy fantasy about the power of good bookshops, great friends and the unexpected choices along the way from the bestselling author of BookTok sensation Legends & L ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Women Were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill
    When Women Were Dragons - by Kelly Barnhill

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781471412226 | ISBN 10: 1471412229

    A GOODREADS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR   A fiery feminist fantasy tale set in 1950s America where thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons, exploding notions of a woman’s place in the world and expanding minds about accepting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Glory by NoViolet Bulawayo
    Glory - by NoViolet Bulawayo

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529114225 | ISBN 10: 1529114225

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE 2023  "You thought you were getting a novel as good as We Need New Names, tholukuthi Bulawayo's second is even more dazzling"(Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Guardian) Glory is an energy burst, an exhilarating joyrid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Medusa by Jessie Burton
    Medusa - by Jessie Burton

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526662408 | ISBN 10: 152666240x

    'A beautiful and profound retelling' - Madeline Miller, author of The Song of Achilles and Circe 'Gives the serpent-headed monster of myth a powerful and haunting humanity' - Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne and Elektra   If I told you tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
    The Personal Librarian - by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780593101544 | ISBN 10: 0593101545

    The Instant New York Times Bestseller! A Good Morning America* Book Club Pick!  Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR! Named a Notable Book of the Year by the Washington Post!  “Historical fiction at its best!”*  A remarka ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucky Breaks by Yevgenia Belorusets
    Lucky Breaks - by Yevgenia Belorusets

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781782278726 | ISBN 10: 1782278729

    In Lucky Breaks, we encounter anonymous women from the margins of Ukrainian society, their lives upended by the ongoing conflict with Russia. A woman, bewildered by her broken umbrella, tries to abandon it like a sick relative; a beautiful florist su ... more

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  • Cover image of book Come Join Our Disease by Sam Byers
    Come Join Our Disease - by Sam Byers

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780571360093 | ISBN 10: 0571360092

    Why be healthy when the world is so sick? From the author of Perfidious Albion, a darkly comic and profoundly affecting novel about resistance, radicalism and redemption. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Exit by Belinda Bauer
    Exit - by Belinda Bauer

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784164133 | ISBN 10: 1784164135

    Perfect for fans of Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club, this is the page-turning, twisty, and often hilarious new crime novel from bestselling author Belinda Bauer.  Meet Felix Pink. The most unlikely murderer you'll ever have the good ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry
    A Thousand Moons - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571333394 | ISBN 10: 0571333397

    From the Costa Book of the Year-winning author of Days Without End.   Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live...  Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNulty and J ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Men Want to Know by Nina Bouraoui
    All Men Want to Know - by Nina Bouraoui

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241447734 | ISBN 10: 0241447739

    AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF AN ENGLISH PEN TRANSLATES AWARD   All Men Want to Know traces Nina Bouraoui's blissful childhood in Algeria, a wild, sun-soaked paradise, with hazy summer afternoons spent swimming, diving, and driving ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cat and The City by Nick Bradley
    The Cat and The City - by Nick Bradley

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786499912 | ISBN 10: 1786499916

    In Tokyo - one of the world's largest megacities - a stray cat is wending her way through the back alleys. And, with each detour, she brushes up against the seemingly disparate lives of the city-dwellers, connecting them in unexpected ways.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Made the Difference by Matt Bishop
    The Boy Made the Difference - by Matt Bishop

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838594879 | ISBN 10: 1838594876

    Rex, a husband and father, makes an unintentional error. Will Rex get away with his terrible, taboo-busting mistake?   This opening premise is the starting gun to a rollicking ride through London of the late 1980s and early 1990s, in a literary n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Foxfire, Wolfskin & Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie
    Foxfire, Wolfskin & Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women - by Sharon Blackie

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912836246 | ISBN 10: 1912836246

    ‘She lived fully, my fox, and I envied her with all my heart. I wanted to dance with her, sister or lover, across the snow-clad vastness of this land. Together, we’d create the Northern Lights. For that is what foxes do – racing over the fells, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
    Zoo City - by Lauren Beukes

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405924054 | ISBN 10: 1405924055

    Lauren Beukes' Arthur C Clarke Award-winning tale of a young woman trapped in a brutal city but looking for a way out...   'A major, major talent' George R. R. Martin   Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit and a talent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snap by Belinda Bauer
    Snap - by Belinda Bauer

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784160852 | ISBN 10: 1784160857

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018. As heard on BBC Radio 4 Front Row   'The best crime novel I've read in a very long time.' VAL MCDERMID   SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS...  On a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pages for Her by Sylvia Brownrigg
    Pages for Her - by Sylvia Brownrigg

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509831081 | ISBN 10: 1509831088

    Flannery, a writer with one well-known rather racy book to her name, is, by her own admission, in a situation she never thought she'd be: married to a man who overshadows her and defined by her primary relationships as wife and mother. When Flannery ... more

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  • Cover image of book H(A)PPY by Nicola Barker
    H(A)PPY - by Nicola Barker

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785151149 | ISBN 10: 1785151142

    *WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2017* A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR   From the internationally acclaimed, Man Booker-shortlisted Nicola Barker comes a new novel, a post-post apocalyptic story that overflows with pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guest by SJ Bradley
    Guest - by SJ Bradley

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911585053 | ISBN 10: 1911585053

    Samhain is a young, angry and bewildered squatter living in an abandoned hotel in the North of England. One day he receives a message: his father – a man he never knew – was an undercover policeman infiltrating the Green movement of the 80s. What ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
    Days Without End - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571333899 | ISBN 10: 0571333893

    'I am thinking of the days without end of my life...'   After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman
    My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises - by Fredrik Backman

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444775853 | ISBN 10: 1444775855

    The hilarious, heart-breaking novel by the author of the international bestseller A Man Called Ove.  A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce's and Maria Semple's Where'd You Go, Bernadette.  Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
    The Secret Scripture - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571323951 | ISBN 10: 0571323952

    Nearing her one-hundredth birthday, Roseanne McNulty faces an uncertain future, as the Roscommon Regional Mental hospital where she's spent the best part of her adult life prepares for closure. Over the weeks leading up to this upheaval, she talks of ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
    A Man Called Ove - by Fredrik Backman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444775815 | ISBN 10: 1444775812

    The international phenomenon: quirky and bittersweet, heartbreaking yet outrageously funny, A Man Called Ove is a life-affirming fable for our times.  At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden Knowledge by Bernardine Bishop
    Hidden Knowledge - by Bernardine Bishop

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444789270 | ISBN 10: 1444789279

    Accused of child abuse, Father Roger Tree confesses at once; it masks a darker secret. Meanwhile his sister Romola faces a future without their beloved brother, the novelist Hereward Tree. Can she live with the ending of his last book? And then there ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan
    Trout Fishing in America - by Richard Brautigan

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782113805 | ISBN 10: 1782113800

    Richard Brautigan's wonderfully zany, hilarious episodic novel set amongst the rural waterways of America.   Here's a journey that begins at the foot of the Benjamin Franklin statue in San Francisco's Washington Square, wanders through the won ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Orenda by Joseph Boyden
    The Orenda - by Joseph Boyden

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780744407 | ISBN 10: 1780744404

    1640s, The New World   In the remote winter landscape a brutal massacre and the kidnapping of a young Iroquois girl violently re-ignites a deep rift between two tribes. The girls captor, Bird, is one of the Huron Nations great warriors and s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Longbourn by Jo Baker
    Longbourn - by Jo Baker

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552779517 | ISBN 10: 0552779512

    'If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats,' Sarah thought, 'she would be more careful not to tramp through muddy fields.'   It is wash-day for the housemaids at Longbourn House, and Sarah's hands are chapped and raw. Domestic ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Quarry by Iain Banks
    The Quarry - by Iain Banks

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780349138596 | ISBN 10: 0349138591

    The new novel from Iain Banks, the bestselling author of The Wasp Factory. Kit doesn't know who his mother is. What he does know, however, is that his father, Guy, is dying of cancer. Feeling his death is imminent, Guy gathers around him his oldest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Twyning by Terence Blacker
    The Twyning - by Terence Blacker

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781850725 | ISBN 10: 1781850720

    Imagine a city. A place where respectable men and women rub shoulders with thieves and madmen. A place where two runaway children can easily be lost among the smoke and grime.   But beneath this city there is another world. A world of Courts a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Complicity by Iain Banks
    Complicity - by Iain Banks

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780349139135 | ISBN 10: 034913913x

    COMPLICITY n. 1. the fact of being an accomplice, esp. in a criminal act A few spliffs, a spot of mild S&M, phone through the copy for tomorrow's front page, catch up with the latest from your mystery source - could be big, could be very big - i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Toby
    Toby's Room - by Pat Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141042206 | ISBN 10: 0141042206

    Pat Barker returns to the First World War in Toby's Room, a dark, compelling novel of human desire, wartime horror and the power of friendship.   When Toby is reported 'Missing, Believed Killed', another secret casts a lengthening shadow over ... more

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  • Cover image of book Philida by Andr Brink
    Philida - by Andr Brink

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099578758 | ISBN 10: 0099578751

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2012. An unforgettable story of a woman determined to find her freedom - set in South Africa in 1830s, as slavery was about to be abolished. The year is 1832 and the Cape is rife with rumours about the libera ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boxer, Beetle by Ned Beuman
    Boxer, Beetle - by Ned Beuman

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780340998410 | ISBN 10: 0340998415

    This is a novel for people with breeding.   Only people with the right genes and the wrong impulses will find its marriage of bold ideas and deplorable characters irresistible. It is a novel that engages the mind while satisfying those th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Birth Machine by Elizabeth Baines
    The Birth Machine - by Elizabeth Baines

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781907773020 | ISBN 10: 1907773029

    Tucked up on the ward and secure in the latest technology, Zelda is about to give birth to her baby. But things dont go to plan, and as her labour progresses and the drugs take over, Zelda enters a surreal world. Here, past and present become confus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Old Masters by Thomas Bernhard
    Old Masters - by Thomas Bernhard

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141192710 | ISBN 10: 0141192712

    Old Masters (1985) is Thomas Bernhard's devilishly funny story about the friendship between two old men.   For over thirty years Reger, a music critic, has sat on the same bench in front of a Tintoretto painting in a Viennese museum, thinking ... more

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  • Cover image of book True Murder by Yaba Badoe
    True Murder - by Yaba Badoe

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099523321 | ISBN 10: 0099523329

    Eleven year old Ajuba has been abandoned at a Devon boarding school by her Ghanaian father.Haunted by the circumstances of her mother's breakdown and the ghosts of the life she left behind in Ghana, she falls under the spell of new girl Polly Venus a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Distant Star by Roberto Bolano
    Distant Star - by Roberto Bolano

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099461722 | ISBN 10: 0099461722

    An unnamed narrator attempts to piece together the life and works of an enigmatic would-be poet turned military assassin during Pinochet's regime in Chile. In the early 1970s Alberto Ruiz-Tagle was a little-known poet living in southern Chile. After ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guernica by Dave Boling
    Guernica - by Dave Boling

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780330460668 | ISBN 10: 0330460668

    An extraordinary epic of love, family, and war set in the Basque town of Guernica before, during, and after its destruction by the German Luftwaffe during the Spanish Civil War.   In 1935, Miguel Navarro finds himself in conflict with the S ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Casualty of War: The Arcadia Book of Gay Short Stories by Edited by Peter Burton
    A Casualty of War: The Arcadia Book of Gay Short Stories - by Edited by Peter Burton

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906413316 | ISBN 10: 1906413312

    In this new anthology of gay-themed short stories, readers will find themselves consumed in a whirlwind of enthusiasm over these carefully-selected and arresting works about the conflicts of war.   The title story follows the actions of a sma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy
    Whitethorn Woods - by Maeve Binchy

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780752881478 | ISBN 10: 0752881477

    The town of Rossmore is a special place, full of character and charm. Nestled beside the Whitethorn Woods, the town has grown since the days when it was small and friendly and everyone knew everyone else; now it has chain stories and traffic problems ... more

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  • Cover image of book Four Stories by Alan Bennett
    Four Stories - by Alan Bennett

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781861978196 | ISBN 10: 1861978197

    Brought together here for the first time, Alan Bennett's four hugely admired short stories are playful, perceptive and immensely funny. All are modern classics. The Laying on of Hands - The painfully observant account of a memorial service for a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sea by John Banville
    The Sea - by John Banville

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780330483292 | ISBN 10: 0330483293

    When art historian Max Morden returns to the seaside village where he once spent a childhood holiday, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. The Grace family appeared that long-ago summer as if from another world. Dr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
    Fahrenheit 451 - by Ray Bradbury

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780006546061 | ISBN 10: 0006546064

    The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
    The Good Earth - by Pearl S. Buck

    £8.99   paperback   (1931) - ISBN 13: 9781416511106 | ISBN 10: 1416511105

    O-lan is a homely servant girl in the village's greatest house. When she is taken as a wife by Wang Lung, a simple Chinese farmer, she toils tirelessly through four pregnancies for their family's survival. Reward at first is meagre, but there is hope ... more

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