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  • Cover image of book The Mannequin Makers by Craig Cliff
    The Mannequin Makers - by Craig Cliff

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911545293 | ISBN 10: 1911545299

    A stunning historical debut novel of gothic proportions, telling the tale of a father’s obsession and the dark consequences.   “The skin was smooth and bright as porcelain, but looked as if it would give to the touch. What manner of wood h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins
    The Confessions of Frannie Langton - by Sara Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241984017 | ISBN 10: 0241984017

    'They say I must be put to death for what happened to Madame, and they want me to confess. But how can I confess what I don't believe I've done?'   1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Middle England by Jonathan Coe
    Middle England - by Jonathan Coe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241983683 | ISBN 10: 0241983681

    Set in the Midlands and London over the last eight years, Jonathan Coe follows a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through a time of immense change and disruption in Britain. There are the early married years of Sophie and Ian who disagree about t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women by Chloe Caldwell
    Women - by Chloe Caldwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008254940 | ISBN 10: 000825494x

    "A beautiful read / a perfect primer for an explosive lesbian affair / an essential truth"(Lena Dunham) 'I have meditated repeatedly on what it was about Finn that had me so dismantled.'  A young woman moves from the countryside to the city. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain
    The Madonna of Bolton - by Matt Cain

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783528004 | ISBN 10: 1783528001

    An everyday story of love, life and Causing a Commotion.  Charlie Matthews’ love story begins in a pebble-dashed house in suburban Bolton, at a time when most little boys want to grow up to be Michael Jackson, and girls want to be Princess Di ... more

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  • Cover image of book XX by Angela Chadwick
    XX - by Angela Chadwick

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349700267 | ISBN 10: 0349700265

    A stunning debut novel imagining a world where women can have children without men.  How far would you go for a child of your own?  When Rosie and Jules discover a ground-breaking clinical trial that enables two women to have a female baby, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction by Ralph Cormack (Editor)
    The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction - by Ralph Cormack (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974254 | ISBN 10: 1910974250

    Featuring Hassan Abdel Mawgoud, Eman Abdelrahim, Nael Eltoukhy, Areej Gamal, Hatem Hafez, Hend Jaʿfar, Nahla Karam, Mohamed Kheir, Ahmed Naji & Mohamed Salah al-Azab.   A police officer tortures one last suspect in the most important assignment ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
    Queenie - by Candice Carty-Williams

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781409180050 | ISBN 10: 1409180050

    Queenie Jenkins can’t cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That’s definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck between a boss who doesn’t seem to see her, a family who don’t seem to listen ( ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Melody by Jim Crace
    The Melody - by Jim Crace

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509841387 | ISBN 10: 1509841385

    From the Man Booker shortlisted author of Harvest.   Alfred Busi, famed in his town for his music and songs, is mourning the recent death of his wife and quietly living out his days in the large villa he has always called home. Then one night Busi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark
    The Prince of Mirrors - by Alan Robert Clark

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054107 | ISBN 10: 1912054108

    Prince Albert Victor, heir presumptive to the British throne, is seen as disastrously inadequate to be king. The grandson of Queen Victoria, he is good-hearted but intensely shy and, some whisper, even slow-witted.   By contrast, Jem Stephen is a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash
    The Last Ballad - by Wiley Cash

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571340705 | ISBN 10: 0571340709

    Ella May Wiggins’ husband has run off again, and she must keep her four young children alive with the only work she can find -- the night shift at a North Carolina mill. When union leaflets begin to circulate, she yearns for the better life the or ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transit by Rachel Cusk
    Transit - by Rachel Cusk

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571346745 | ISBN 10: 057134674x

    In the wake of her family's collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions­ – personal, moral, artistic, and practical – as she endeavours to construct a new reality for herself ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) by Neil Campbell
    Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) - by Neil Campbell

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784631482 | ISBN 10: 1784631485

    n this, the second volume of a projected Manchester trilogy, the young writer takes a zero-hours job in a mail-sorting depot but struggles to cope with the demands of menial work and the attitudes of his colleagues. Only after rescuing and acquiring ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Litten Path by James Clarke
    The Litten Path - by James Clarke

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784631468 | ISBN 10: 1784631469

    March, 1984. Britain’s miners face political opposition. Soon, the State will confront them, violent forces will be unleashed and the country will change forever.  The Newmans have enough on their plate without a strike to contend with. Art ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Impostor by Javier Cercas
    The Impostor - by Javier Cercas

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780857056528 | ISBN 10: 0857056522

    Translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne.   But who is Enric Marco? A veteran of the Spanish Civil War, a fighter against fascism, an impassioned campaigner for justice, and a survivor of the Nazi death camps? Or, is he simply an old man wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outline by Rachel Cusk
    Outline - by Rachel Cusk

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571346769 | ISBN 10: 0571346766

    Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and lucid, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing over an oppressively hot summer in Athens. She leads her student in storytelling exercises. She meets other writers for dinner. She ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook
    The Which Way Tree - by Elizabeth Crook

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617167 | ISBN 10: 1911617168

    ‘It was a few months later on, when Samantha was twelve years old, and I was fourteen, and winter come on, and the wind was blowing a gale, and dark was a thing we dreaded, that the panther called on us again.’   In the remote hill country ... more

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  • Cover image of book Texaco by Patrick Chamoiseau
    Texaco - by Patrick Chamoiseau

    £12.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783784349 | ISBN 10: 1783784342

    "One of the major fictional achievements of our century"(The Times) On the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique, squats a shanty town. It goes by the name of Texaco.   One dawn, a stranger arrives - an urban planner, bearing ne ... more

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  • Cover image of book English, August: An Indian Story by Upamanyu Chatterjee
    English, August: An Indian Story - by Upamanyu Chatterjee

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571345892 | ISBN 10: 0571345891

    Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite. His friends go to Yale and Harvard. August himself has just landed a prize government job, which takes him to Madna – a town with the highest temperatures in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night by Jen Campbell
    The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night - by Jen Campbell

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473653559 | ISBN 10: 147365355x

    Modern fairy tales of magic, outsiders and lost souls from bestselling author and acclaimed book vlogger Jen Campbell.  'These days, you can find anything you need at the click of a button. That's why I bought her heart online.'  Spi ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Be Human by Paula Cocozza
    How to Be Human - by Paula Cocozza

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780099510772 | ISBN 10: 0099510774

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2018 "In evocative and elegant prose Cocozza delves deep into the psyche of a strange and troubled woman. The reader is invited to share in her intense connection to a fox and will admire the author’s mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tyranny of Lost Things by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
    The Tyranny of Lost Things - by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912240142 | ISBN 10: 1912240149

    A tale which will resonate with the millennial generation.   Having dropped out of university, Harmony returns to the site of the urban commune where she lived as a child, now divided into flats. She rents a room in the hope of uncovering the ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Boy: Othello Retold by Tracy Chevalier
    New Boy: Othello Retold - by Tracy Chevalier

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784700249 | ISBN 10: 178470024x

    From the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Last Runaway.   Arriving at his fourth school in six years, diplomat’s son Osei knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day – so he’s lucky to hit it off with Dee, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali by Gil Courtemanche
    A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali - by Gil Courtemanche

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782118886 | ISBN 10: 1782118888

    A modern classic of immense power and and poignancy set amidst the horror of war.   In the middle of Kigali is a swimming pool at the Hôtel des Mille-Collines. It is a magnet for a privileged group of residents, a place where middle-class Rwa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Erstwhile: Book Two in the Vorrh Trilogy by Brian Catling
    The Erstwhile: Book Two in the Vorrh Trilogy - by Brian Catling

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473636408 | ISBN 10: 147363640x

    Lose yourself again in the heady, mythical expanse of the Vorrh.   The Vorrh is a vast unmapped and very mysterious jungle in Africa. No-one comes out of it in one piece.   Survivors report strange, mind-bending phenomena and horrific m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Larchfield by Polly Clark
    Larchfield - by Polly Clark

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786481955 | ISBN 10: 1786481952

    Winner of the MsLexia Prize, a beautiful novel about a woman's struggle with isolation and sanity woven with the story of the poet W. H. Auden.   It's early summer when a young poet, Dora Fielding, moves to Helensburgh on the west coast of Sco ... more

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  • Cover image of book What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons
    What We Lose - by Zinzi Clemmons

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008245979 | ISBN 10: 0008245975

    A short, intense and profoundly moving debut novel about race, identity, sex and death – from one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35  Thandi is a black woman, but often mistaken for Hispanic or Asian.  She is American, but ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fireworks by Angela Carter
    Fireworks - by Angela Carter

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784872984 | ISBN 10: 1784872989

    `I started to write short pieces when I was living in a room too small to write a novel in.'   So says Angela Carter of this collection, written during a period living in Toyko. These exotic, sensuous stories represent Carter's first major achiev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Castle Cross The Magnet Carter by Kia Corthron
    The Castle Cross The Magnet Carter - by Kia Corthron

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609808075 | ISBN 10: 160980807x

    Winner of the Center for Fiction's 2016 First Novel Prize   The hotly anticipated first novel by lauded playwright and The Wire TV writer Kia Corthron, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter sweeps American history from 1941 to the twenty-first ce ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Broken Mirror by Jonathan Coe, illustrated by Chiara Coccorese
    The Broken Mirror - by Jonathan Coe, illustrated by Chiara Coccorese

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783524174 | ISBN 10: 1783524170

    Can desire really transform reality? From award-winning novelist Jonathan Coe and distinguished Italian artist Chiara Coccorese comes The Broken Mirror, a political parable for children, a contemporary fairy tale for adults, and a fable for all ag ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Schooldays of Jesus by J M Coetzee
    The Schooldays of Jesus - by J M Coetzee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784705336 | ISBN 10: 1784705330

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Observer and Daily Telegraph   When you travel across the ocean on a boat, all your memories are washed away and you start a completely new life. That is ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey
    The Stolen Child - by Lisa Carey

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474603812 | ISBN 10: 1474603815

    A gothic intrigue, for fans of The Snow Child, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Sarah Waters and M. R. Carey.   St Brigid's is a remote island off the west coast of Ireland. It is a barren place and its small community is dwindling. But accor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa by Efemia Chela (Editor)
    Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa - by Efemia Chela (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780264059 | ISBN 10: 1780264054

    Short Story Day Africa brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school children from all over the globe to write, submit, read, workshop and discuss stories. This is the fourth in the SSDA collection of anthologies whic ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spy by Paolo Coelho
    The Spy - by Paolo Coelho

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784756789 | ISBN 10: 1784756784

    When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Soon she was feted as the most elegant woman in the city.   A dancer who shocked and delighted audiences, as a confidante and courtesan she bewitched the era’s richest and most powerful men. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cinico: Travels with a Good Professor at the Time of the Scottish Referendum by Allan Cameron
    Cinico: Travels with a Good Professor at the Time of the Scottish Referendum - by Allan Cameron

    £10.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781908251824 | ISBN 10: 1908251824

    With a Scottish professor of politics as his guide, a London-based Italian journalist traverses Scotland seeking a “big story” on the independence referendum. What he gets instead are small stories from myriad points of view: a Ukrainian national ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lament for the Fallen by Gavin Chait
    Lament for the Fallen - by Gavin Chait

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784161330 | ISBN 10: 1784161330

    A strange craft falls from the stars and crashes into the jungle near an isolated West African community. Inside, the locals discover the broken body of a man unlike any they have seen before – a man who is perhaps something more than human.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girls by Emma Cline
    The Girls - by Emma Cline

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784701741 | ISBN 10: 1784701742

    ** The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller ** ** The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller **  California. The summer of 1969. In the dying days of a floundering counter-culture a young girl is unwittingly caught up in unthinkable violence, and a decisi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Segu by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray
    Segu - by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241293515 | ISBN 10: 0241293510

    The bestselling epic novel of family, treachery, rivalry, religious fervour and the turbulent fate of a royal African dynasty.  It is 1797 and the African kingdom of Segu, born of blood and violence, is at the height of its power. Yet Dousika ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iron Towns by Anthony Cartwright
    Iron Towns - by Anthony Cartwright

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781255391 | ISBN 10: 1781255393

    Twenty years ago, Liam Corwen and Dee Dee Ahmed were on the cusp of a better future, Liam as a promising footballer and Dee Dee as a singer in a girl band. Now they're both eking out an existence back in their home town. As the old steelworks rust an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Tell Me You're Afraid - by Giuseppe Catozzella

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571322695 | ISBN 10: 0571322697

    Based on a remarkable true story, Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid is a moving, inspiring novel of a life lived in hope.   Samia Omar grows up in war-torn Somalia, dreaming of being a world-class sprinter. She sleeps with a photo of Mo Farah by her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods by Tracy Chevalier (Editor)
    Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods - by Tracy Chevalier (Editor)

    £10.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908041326 | ISBN 10: 1908041323

    A charming collection of stories and fables inspired by Britain's nineteen species of native trees, written by nineteen of Britain's leading authors.  Why Willows Weep is edited by Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Abode of Fancy by Sam Coll
    The Abode of Fancy - by Sam Coll

    £16.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781843516637 | ISBN 10: 1843516632

    'We Irish are a shallow people, albeit perversely fair perhaps, as cruel to others as to ourselves, treasuring the unconsummated and the failed, making shallow friendships founded on fatuous fun that runs so cold in the bitter end, backbiting and bit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon
    The Trouble with Goats and Sheep - by Joanna Cannon

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008132170 | ISBN 10: 0008132178

    THE SUNDAY TIMES DOUBLE BESTSELLER "Part whodunnit, part coming of age, this is a gripping debut about the secrets behind every door"(RACHEL JOYCE) A very special book’ NATHAN FILER An utter delight’ SARAH WINMAN A delight’ PAULA HAWKIN ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Falling Detective by Christoffer Carlsson
    The Falling Detective - by Christoffer Carlsson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781925228397 | ISBN 10: 1925228398

    The second instalment in the internationally bestselling Leo Junker series.   Leo Junker is back in the snake pit — aka the homicide unit — after a murder case where he was the intended victim. Still abusing prescription drugs and battling ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Wild Swan And Other Tales by Michael Cunningham, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
    A Wild Swan And Other Tales - by Michael Cunningham, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008140403 | ISBN 10: 0008140405

    Here are the moments that our fairy tales forgot or deliberately concealed, reimagined by one of the most gifted storytellers of his generation, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Hours, and exquisitely illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. Rarely have ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
    Thirteen Ways of Looking - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869857 | ISBN 10: 1408869853

    As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing.   It is a cold day in January when J. Mendelssohn wakes in his Up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swastika Night by Murray Constantine
    Swastika Night - by Murray Constantine

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473214668 | ISBN 10: 1473214661

    A classic of feminist predictive fiction finally returns to the light. 700 years after Hitler personally won the war, one man discovers the truth about his god. This remarkably prescient novel of the future under Nazism was published in 1937.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey
    The Girl with All the Gifts - by M. R. Carey

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780356507231 | ISBN 10: 0356507238

    Emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end, The Girl with All the Gifts is the most powerful and affecting thriller you will read this year.  Not every gift is a blessing.   Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angela Carter
    Angela Carter's Book of Wayward Girls and Wicked Women - by Various authors, edited by Angela Carter

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349008462 | ISBN 10: 0349008469

    This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners. Here are subversive tales - by Ama Ata Aidoo, Jane Bowles, Angela Carter, Colette, Bessie Head, Jamaica Kincaid and Kather ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing but Grass by Will Cohu
    Nothing but Grass - by Will Cohu

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099578666 | ISBN 10: 0099578662

    In the summer of 1875, two travellers walk south across the Lincolnshire Wolds to a village riven with dark secrets.   When Norman Tanner kills his workmate on a cold February morning a century later, he thinks hes got away with murder. But N ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vorrh by Brian Catling
    The Vorrh - by Brian Catling

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473606630 | ISBN 10: 1473606632

    Prepare to lose yourself in the heady, mythical expanse of the Vorrh. "In The Vorrh we have one of the most original and stunning works of fantasy that has ever been my privilege to read."( Alan Moore) In the tradition of China Miville, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction by Raph Cormack & Max Shmookler (Editors)
    The Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction - by Raph Cormack & Max Shmookler (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583720 | ISBN 10: 1905583729

    Featuring Bushra al-Fadil, Isa al-Hilu, Abdel Aziz Baraka Sakin, Arthur Gabriel Yak, Hammour Ziada, Ahmed al-Malik, Bawadir Bashir, Mamoun Eltlib, Rania Mamoun & Ali al-Makk  Translated by Thoraya El-Rayyes, Raph Cormack, Mohammed Ghalayeini, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Warrior by Giuseppe Catozzella
    Little Warrior - by Giuseppe Catozzella

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571322688 | ISBN 10: 0571322689

    A heartbreaking novel, inspired by a true story, about a Somali girl who is willing to sacrifice everything to fulfill her dream of becoming a champion runner.   Little Warrior is based on the life of Samia Omar, a girl who grows up in war-tor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Number 11 by Jonathan Coe
    Number 11 - by Jonathan Coe

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241967010 | ISBN 10: 0241967015

    This is a novel about the hundreds of tiny connections between the public and private worlds and how they affect us all. It's about the legacy of war and the end of innocence. It's about how comedy and politics are battling it out and comed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Awakening by Kate Chopin
    The Awakening - by Kate Chopin

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782117131 | ISBN 10: 178211713x

    Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and motherhood, becomes acquainted with Robert Lebrun. As the days shorten and the temperature begins to drop Edna succumbs to Robert's devotion. But in the thrall of this ever-stren ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nelly Dean by Alison Case
    Nelly Dean - by Alison Case

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008123420 | ISBN 10: 000812342x

    A gripping and heartbreaking novel that reimagines life at Wuthering Heights through the eyes of the Earnshaws loyal servant, Nelly Dean.  Young Nelly Dean has been Hindleys closest companion for as long as she can remember, living freely a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Double Clue: And Other Hercule Poirot Stories (Quick Reads) by Agatha Christie
    The Double Clue: And Other Hercule Poirot Stories (Quick Reads) - by Agatha Christie

    £1.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008165093 | ISBN 10: 0008165092

    A perfect introduction to Agatha Christie - four of the best Hercule Poirot stories, chosen for their readability and sense of adventure.  A man is found shot through the head in a locked room. A wealthy banker vanishes while posting a letter. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna
    Rebel Sisters - by Marita Conlon-McKenna

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848271999 | ISBN 10: 1848271999

    With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland.  Growing up in the privileged confines of Dublins leafy Rathmines, the bright, beautiful Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel and Nellie kick against the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Too Good to be True (Quick Reads) by Ann Cleeves
    Too Good to be True (Quick Reads) - by Ann Cleeves

    £1.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509806119 | ISBN 10: 1509806113

    Too Good To Be True is a gripping Quick Read from Ann Cleeves, featuring Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez from the bestselling Shetland series.   When young teacher Anna Blackwell is found dead in her home, the police think her death was suicid ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Activist by Alec Connon
    The Activist - by Alec Connon

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781901514254 | ISBN 10: 1901514250

    Unfulfilled by student life, Thomas Durant and two friends decide to cycle the length of Britain during their summer holidays, dressed as superheroes. The experience of their short trip is enough to whet Thomass appetite for further travel and set i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amnesia by Peter Carey
    Amnesia - by Peter Carey

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571311224 | ISBN 10: 0571311229

    When Gaby Bailleux released the Angel Worm into Australia's prison system, allowing hundreds of asylum seekers to walk free, she also let the cat out of the bag. The Americans ran the prisons, like so many parts of her country, and so the doors of so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri
    Odysseus Abroad - by Amit Chaudhuri

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780747446 | ISBN 10: 1780747446

    Its 1985. Twenty-two-year-old Ananda has been a student in London for two years, practicing at being a poet. He's homesick, thinks of himself as an inveterate outsider, and yet he can't help feeling that there is something romantic about his isolati ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Was Never Said by Emma Craigie
    What Was Never Said - by Emma Craigie

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780721798 | ISBN 10: 178072179x

    15-year-old Zahra has lived in England most of her life, but she is haunted by memories of her early childhood in Africa: the warm sun, the loud gunfire, and happy days playing with her older sister before "the visitors" came. It is hard for Zahra to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liberty Bazaar by David Chadwick
    Liberty Bazaar - by David Chadwick

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781906582920 | ISBN 10: 1906582920

    Liverpool, 1863: Newly arrived in England, wealthy liberals enlist Trinity, an escaped slave girl, in their campaign to abolish slavery and support Abraham Lincolns Union. Jubal, a high-ranking Confederate officer, has arrived to find supporters and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement
    Prayers for the Stolen - by Jennifer Clement

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099587590 | ISBN 10: 0099587599

    It was Paulas mother who had the brilliant idea of digging the holes. My mother said that the State of Guerrero was turning into a rabbit warren with young girls hiding all over the place...  Now we make you ugly, my mother said. The best t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole
    Every Day is for the Thief - by Teju Cole

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571307944 | ISBN 10: 0571307949

    A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. Like him, his childhood country has grown up quickly: found fast-food restaurants, email cafs, contempt for authority; the all-consuming draw of money for nothing. From the consul ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Book but the World by Leah Cohen
    No Book but the World - by Leah Cohen

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846689710 | ISBN 10: 1846689716

    The highly-anticipated follow-up to the Orange Prize long-listed The Grief of Others. A young boy goes missing. The accused is a loner and outsider. When Ava Manseau learns that the suspect is actually her brother, Fred, she is compelled to piece ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liveforever by Andrs Caicedo
    Liveforever - by Andrs Caicedo

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141196688 | ISBN 10: 0141196688

    Andrs Caicedo's novel Liveforever is a wild celebration of youth, hedonism and the transforming power of music.   Mara del Carmen Huerta lives a respectable middle-class life in Colombia. One day she misses class, and discovers she cannot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Holding Paradise by Fran Clark
    Holding Paradise - by Fran Clark

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781909357136 | ISBN 10: 1909357138

    On a grey and miserable morning in 2008, London businesswoman, Angelica Ford boards a plane and flies off to the blues and greens of her mothers island in the Caribbean.   Angelica is desperate. She is looking for a way to save her marriage ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worst. Person. Ever. by Douglas Coupland
    Worst. Person. Ever. - by Douglas Coupland

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099537397 | ISBN 10: 0099537397

    A razor-sharp portrait of a morally bankrupt and gleefully wicked modern man, Worst. Person. Ever. is Douglas Coupland's gloriously filthy, side-splittingly funny and unforgettable novel. Meet Raymond Gunt. A decent chap who tries to do the right ... more

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  • Cover image of book Half a Lifelong Romance by Eileen Chang
    Half a Lifelong Romance - by Eileen Chang

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141189390 | ISBN 10: 0141189398

    From one of twentieth-century China's greatest writers and the author of Lust, Caution, this is an unforgettable story of a love affair set in 1930s Shanghai.   Manjing is a young worker in a Shanghai factory, where she meets Shujun, the son ... more

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  • Cover image of book Y by Marjorie Celona
    Y - by Marjorie Celona

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571305476 | ISBN 10: 0571305474

    A mesmerising debut that begins with a baby left on the steps of the YMCA and uncovers the true meaning of identity, family and the place we call home.   Abandoned as a newborn then bounced between foster homes, Shannon eventually finds stabil ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gamal by Ciarn Collins
    The Gamal - by Ciarn Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843529 | ISBN 10: 1408843528

    Charlie has a story to tell, about his best friends Sinad and James and the bad things that happened. But he cant tell it yet, at least not til hes worked out where the beginning is. Because is the beginning long ago when Sinad first spoke up fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Highly Unlikely Scenario: Or, a Neetsa Pizza Employee
    A Highly Unlikely Scenario: Or, a Neetsa Pizza Employee's Guide to Saving the World - by Rachel Cantor

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781612192642 | ISBN 10: 1612192645

    In the spirit of A Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and Super Sad True Love Story, a debut novel about a pizza delivery hotline employees adventures in time travel, love, and toppings.  In the not-too-distant future, competing giant fast foo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Childhood of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee
    The Childhood of Jesus - by J.M. Coetzee

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099581536 | ISBN 10: 0099581531

    An astonishing new masterpiece from the Nobel and twice Booker Prize-winning author of Disgrace and Summertime.   After crossing oceans, a man and a boy both strangers to each other arrive in a new land. David, the boy, has lost his mother ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harvest by Jim Crace
    Harvest - by Jim Crace

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780330445672 | ISBN 10: 0330445677

    As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat.  A trio of outsiders two men and a dangerously magnetic woman arrives on the woodland borders triggering a series of events that will see Walt ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
    The Luminaries - by Eleanor Catton

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847084323 | ISBN 10: 184708432x

    Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discus ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blue Hour by Alonso Cueto
    The Blue Hour - by Alonso Cueto

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099533092 | ISBN 10: 009953309x

    Adrin Ormache, a high-flying lawyer with a beautiful wife and two daughters, leads a privileged and glamorous life in one of Limas wealthiest neighbourhoods. But when his mother dies, he discovers a letter amongst her possessions making shocking cl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feral Youth by Polly Courtney
    Feral Youth - by Polly Courtney

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781783060580 | ISBN 10: 1783060581

    The truth is, it aint just a race thing. They talk like it is, but really and truly its black against white, young against old, authorities against the rest. Its countless of things. Theres bare reasons for feeling vexed right now.   Growi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Sky, Black Sea by Izzet Celasin
    Black Sky, Black Sea - by Izzet Celasin

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781906694838 | ISBN 10: 1906694834

    1977. Poised between the secular values of socialism and the conservatism of a tenuously balanced government, Istanbul is a fractured city haunted by demons of its own making.   Along with thousands of other left-wing activists, Oaks interest ... more

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  • Cover image of book How I Killed Margaret Thatcher by Anthony Cartwright
    How I Killed Margaret Thatcher - by Anthony Cartwright

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781251577 | ISBN 10: 1781251576

    Judas Iscariots here, look. Here comes Judas Iscariot   Nine-year-old Sean has never seen anything like what happens on the day Margaret Thatcher takes power and his grandad discovers his uncle voted for her. So begins the start of a family s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worthless Men by Andrew Cowan
    Worthless Men - by Andrew Cowan

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444759426 | ISBN 10: 1444759426

    A novel about the First World War that is as mesmerising as it is unusual, a triumphant new work by one of the most acclaimed writers of the 90s.   It's market day in an English city two years into the Great War. The farmers are coming in f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Raw Man by George Makana Clark
    The Raw Man - by George Makana Clark

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099548782 | ISBN 10: 009954878x

    A remarkable debut novel set in Southern Africa, where a man struggles to unravel his family's secrets and come to grips with his own ancestry, and his troubled past. It begins with a journey. In a resurrected bungalow on the edge of the fledglin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
    The Last Runaway - by Tracy Chevalier

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007350353 | ISBN 10: 000735035x

    The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.  Honor Bright is a sheltered Quaker who has rarely ventured out of 1850s Dorset when she impulsively emigrates to America. Opposed to the slavery that defines an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
    Telegraph Avenue - by Michael Chabon

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007288762 | ISBN 10: 000728876x

    From the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay; his first novel in 5 years is a lovingly painted pop-culture epic.   As summer in Oakland, California, draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are hanging in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Spoons Came from Woolworths by Barbara Comyns
    Our Spoons Came from Woolworths - by Barbara Comyns

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844089277 | ISBN 10: 1844089274

    Barbara Comyns' delightful classic novel set in bohemian 1930s London, with a new introduction by Maggie O'Farrell.  Pretty, unworldly Sophia is twenty-one years old and hastily married to a young painter called Charles. An artist's model with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Briefs Encountered by Julian Clary
    Briefs Encountered - by Julian Clary

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780091938857 | ISBN 10: 0091938856

    Whoever said the afterlife would be easy...?   The new inhabitants of an old house in deepest darkest Kent are about to discover the previous owner a certain Mr Nol Coward never quite left the building...   A wickedly dark ghost st ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey
    The Chemistry of Tears - by Peter Carey

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571280018 | ISBN 10: 0571280013

    An automaton, a man and a woman who can never meet, a secret love story, and the fate of the warming world are all brought to incandescent life in this hauntingly moving novel from one of the finest writers of our time.   London 2010, Catheri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
    Heart of Darkness - by Joseph Conrad

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241956809 | ISBN 10: 0241956803

    'Hunters for gold or pursuers of fame, they all had gone out on that stream, bearing the sword, and often the torch, messengers of the might within the land, bearers of a spark from the sacred fire.'   Marlow, a seaman, tells of a journey up t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti
    The Almond Tree - by Michelle Cohen Corasanti

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781859643297 | ISBN 10: 1859643299

    Gifted with a mind that continues to impress the elders in his village, Ichmad Hamid struggles with the knowledge that he can do nothing to save his friends and family. Living on occupied land, his entire village operates in constant fear of losing t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Meeting Point by Lucy Caldwell
    The Meeting Point - by Lucy Caldwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571270538 | ISBN 10: 0571270530

    WINNER OF THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE AND THE ROONEY PRIZE FOR IRISH LITERATURE   When Euan and Ruth set off with their young daughter to live in Bahrain, it is meant to be an experience and adventure they will cherish. But on the night they ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Open City by Teju Cole
    Open City - by Teju Cole

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571279432 | ISBN 10: 0571279430

    Along the streets of Manhattan, a young Nigerian doctor doing his residency wanders aimlessly. The walks meet a need for Julius: they are a release from the tightly regulated mental environment of work, and they give him the opportunity to process hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book 98 Wounds by Justin Chin
    98 Wounds - by Justin Chin

    £13.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781933149578 | ISBN 10: 1933149574

    98 Wounds is a series of improbably linked stories that reimagines and reconciles the abject, the outlaw, the ostracized, the misfits, and the cranky contrarians among us.  Gay people have never been as free or divided as in today's s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Anatomy of a Moment by Javier Cercas
    The Anatomy of a Moment - by Javier Cercas

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822104 | ISBN 10: 1408822105

    In February 1981, just as Spain was finally leaving Franco's dictatorship and during the first democratic vote in parliament for a new prime minister - Colonel Tejero and a band of right-wing soldiers burst into the Spanish parliament and began firin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prince
    The Prince's Pen - by Horatio Clare

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781854115522 | ISBN 10: 1854115529

    "...an epic tale of conflict, faith and banishment...this reworked tale provides a graphic depiction of the cruelty of war and torture"(The Guardian 2011) The Invaders drones hear everything and see all. England is now a defeated archipelago ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paris Metro Tales by Helen Constantine  (Editor and translator)
    Paris Metro Tales - by Helen Constantine (Editor and translator)

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780199579808 | ISBN 10: 0199579806

    Following on from Helen Constantine's hugely successful Paris Tales, the twenty-two short stories included in More Metro Tales take the reader on an fascinating journey around Paris by metro. The journey begins at the Gare du Nord, stops at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rome Tales by Helen Constantine and Hugh Shankland (Editors)
    Rome Tales - by Helen Constantine and Hugh Shankland (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780199572465 | ISBN 10: 0199572461

    In ways no guide book can achieve, these twenty absorbing tales by Italian authors ranging from Boccaccio in the Middle Ages to Giacomo Casanova in the eighteenth century, to Pier-Paolo Pasolini in the twentieth and contemporary new writers such as M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angel by Merle Collins
    Angel - by Merle Collins

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231859 | ISBN 10: 1845231856

    Angel covers the turbulent years during which Grenada both found and lost itself, from 1951, when workers revolted against the power of the white owners of the sugar and cocoa estates, to 1983 when the US invasion put an end to a bold social experime ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ladies are Upstairs by Merle Collins
    The Ladies are Upstairs - by Merle Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231798 | ISBN 10: 1845231791

    From the 1930s to the new century, Doux Thibaut, one of Merle Collins most memorable characters, negotiates a hard life on the Caribbean island of Paz. As a child there is the shame of poverty and illegitimacy, and there are the hazards of sectarian ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mechanics of Homosexual Intercourse by Lonely Christopher
    The Mechanics of Homosexual Intercourse - by Lonely Christopher

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781936070800 | ISBN 10: 1936070804

    Two boys lie on a bed, one of them is already dead; they listen to Glenn Gould playing Bach and talk about suicide and love. A lonely narrator mourns the end of a relationship and the disappearance of a mysterious object as a frustrated artist jumps ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can the Gods Cry? by Allan Cameron
    Can the Gods Cry? - by Allan Cameron

    £11.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781908251008 | ISBN 10: 190825100x

    With one exception, these short stories were written for this collection, and they tentatively look at different themes such as compassion, passivity and their opposites, which are not, of course, original themes, as none exist. The stories are told ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman by Angela Carter
    The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman - by Angela Carter

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141192390 | ISBN 10: 0141192399

    Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heroes and Villains by Angela Carter
    Heroes and Villains - by Angela Carter

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141192383 | ISBN 10: 0141192380

    Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians, who raid and pillage in order to survive. Marianne is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brodeck
    Brodeck's Report - by Philippe Claudel, translated by John Cullen

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906694685 | ISBN 10: 1906694680

    From his village in post-war France, Brodeck makes his solitary journeys into the mountains to collect data on the natural environment. Day by day he also reconstructs his own life, all but lost in the years he spent in a camp during the war. No-one ... more

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  • Cover image of book Krakow Melt by Daniel Allen Cox
    Krakow Melt - by Daniel Allen Cox

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781551523729 | ISBN 10: 1551523728

    This second novel by Lambda Literary Award finalist Daniel Allen Cox (Shuck) is an incendiary story about two pyromaniacs who fight homophobia in Krakow, Poland, one of the fronts of the Solidarnosc revolution that eventually toppled the Berlin Wall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indian Country Noir by Sarah Cortez and Liz Martinez (Editors)
    Indian Country Noir - by Sarah Cortez and Liz Martinez (Editors)

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781936070053 | ISBN 10: 1936070057

    Brand-new stories by: Mistina Bates, Jean Rae Baxter, Lawrence Block, Joseph Bruchac, David Cole, Reed Farrel Coleman, O'Neil De Noux, A.A. HedgeCoke, Gerard Houarner, Liz Martinez, R. Narvaez, Kimberly Roppolo, Leonard Schonberg, and Melissa Yi.&nbs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Devil in Disguise by Julian Clary
    Devil in Disguise - by Julian Clary

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780091927356 | ISBN 10: 0091927358

    How far would you go for fame and fortune? Would you change your name? Change your personality? Reveal your inner drag queen? Betray your friends? Would you kill? Fab, filthy and funny, Julian Clarys Devil in Disguise is a ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harare North by Brian Chikwava
    Harare North - by Brian Chikwava

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099526759 | ISBN 10: 0099526751

    When he lands in Harare North, our unnamed protagonist carries nothing but a cardboard suitcase full of memories and an email address for his childhood friend, Shingi. Finessing his way through immigration, he spends a few restless weeks as the very ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Jew Must Die: A novel based on a true story by Jacques Chessex
    A Jew Must Die: A novel based on a true story - by Jacques Chessex

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781904738510 | ISBN 10: 1904738516

    On April 16, 1942, a few days before Hitlers birthday, a handful of Swiss Nazis in Payerne lure Arthur Bloch, a Jewish cattle merchant, into a stable and kill him with an iron bar. Europe is in flames, but this is Switzerland, and Payerne, a rural m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Summertime by J.M. Coetzee
    Summertime - by J.M. Coetzee

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099540540 | ISBN 10: 0099540541

    Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. A rich, funny, and deeply affecting autobiographical new novel from one of the world's greatest living writers. A young English biographer is worki ... more

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  • Cover image of book Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
    Remarkable Creatures - by Tracy Chevalier

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007178384 | ISBN 10: 0007178387

    In the year of the 150th anniversary of Origin of Species, set in a town where Jane Austen was a frequent visitor, Tracy Chevalier once again shows her uncanny sense for the topical. In the early nineteenth century, a windswept beach along the En ... more

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  • Cover image of book America America by Ethan Canin
    America America - by Ethan Canin

    £19.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747598725 | ISBN 10: 074759872x

    It is 1971. Nixon is in the White House, the war in Vietnam shows no sign of ending, and Corey Sifter, the young son of working-class parents, is befriended by the powerful Metarey family, whose patriarch is a kingmaker in the world of New York polit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Real Louise and Other Stories by Ailsa Cox
    The Real Louise and Other Stories - by Ailsa Cox

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781902096575 | ISBN 10: 1902096576

    The Real Louise brings together a selection of new and published stories by Ailsa Cox. Some are love stories; others deal with family relationships or characters coming to terms with conflicting identities. All of them are rooted in the modern city a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Troubled Dream by Jacques Compton
    A Troubled Dream - by Jacques Compton

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906190132 | ISBN 10: 1906190135

    In the years after the Second World War, many West Indians came to live and work in Britain following the recruitment drives of such institutions as London Transport and the National Health Service. Many had also served in the British Armed Forces du ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brida by Paulo Coelho
    Brida - by Paulo Coelho

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007274451 | ISBN 10: 0007274459

    This is the story of Brida, a young Irish girl, and her quest for knowledge. She has long been interested in various aspects of magic, but is searching for something more. Her search leads her to people of great wisdom, who begin to teach her about ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murder Most Fab by Julian Clary
    Murder Most Fab - by Julian Clary

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780091914486 | ISBN 10: 0091914485

    Hello, I'm Johnny Debonair and this is my book - Murder Most Fab. Buy it. You won't regret it. Everything that has happened so publicly is explained.   Of course, I'd prefer it if you remember me as I was at my height, before the past c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Bad Year by J.M. Coetzee
    Diary of a Bad Year - by J.M. Coetzee

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099516224 | ISBN 10: 0099516225

    An eminent, aging Australian writer is invited to contribute to a book entitled Strong Opinions. For him, troubled by Australia's complicity in the wars in the Middle East, it is a chance to air some urgent concerns: how should a citizen of a modern ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Naked Drinking Club by Rhona Cameron
    The Naked Drinking Club - by Rhona Cameron

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780091901844 | ISBN 10: 0091901847

    'It was dark when I came to. What woke me was the cold and the water on my legs. I was doing spoons with Scotty, me behind him. We were on a beach. We didn't speak for the first minute, we were so disorientated. I had to genuinely think very hard abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Slow Fix by Ivan E Coyote
    The Slow Fix - by Ivan E Coyote

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781551522470 | ISBN 10: 1551522470

    The first three story collections by Ivan E. Coyote featured insightful, deeply personal tales about gender, identity, and community, based on her own experiences. Ivan's most recent book, Bow Grip, was her first novel; it also won the ReLit Award, w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories by Michael A Cox & R A Gilbert (editors)
    The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories - by Michael A Cox & R A Gilbert (editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199556304 | ISBN 10: 019955630x

    An enjoyable and wide-ranging anthology including some of the most frightening ghost stories ever written. Writers included: M. R. James, T. H. White, Elizabeth Bowen, Sir Walter Scott, H. G. Wells, J. S. Le Fanu, Vernon Lee, and W. S. Maugham. "h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lizard Cage by Karen Connelly
    The Lizard Cage - by Karen Connelly

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099502470 | ISBN 10: 009950247x

    Teza once electrified the people of Burma with his protest songs against the dictatorship. Arrested by the Burmese secret police in the days of mass protest, he is seven years into a twenty-year sentence in solitary confinement, cut off from his fami ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Yiddish Policemen
    The Yiddish Policemen's Union - by Michael Chabon

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007150939 | ISBN 10: 0007150938

    For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. Prou ...