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  • Cover image of book An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
    An American Marriage - by Tayari Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786075192 | ISBN 10: 1786075199

    LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION, 2019   'A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.' - Barack Obama   Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of the Americ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Accidental Agent by Alan Judd
    Accidental Agent - by Alan Judd

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471150685 | ISBN 10: 1471150682

    Brexit looms and Charles Thoroughgood, Chief of MI6, is forbidden for political reasons from spying on the EU. But when an EU official volunteers the EU’s negotiating bottom lines to one of his officers, Charles has to report it.   Whiteh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Homeless Heart-Throb by Crystal Jeans
    The Homeless Heart-Throb - by Crystal Jeans

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912905010 | ISBN 10: 1912905019

    How funny! How dysfunctional. This is what it really means to be British, she thought. Everybody separate behind their walls and everybody drinking...   Dennis has been carrying a torch for Gareth Moon since school; Sez conducts a psychological ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book China Dream by Ma Jian
    China Dream - by Ma Jian

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708696 | ISBN 10: 1784708690

    Blending fact with fiction, China Dream is an unflinching satire of totalitarianism.  After decades of loyal service, Ma Daode, a corrupt and lecherous party official, has been appointed director of the China Dream Bureau, charged with promoting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
    Ayesha at Last - by Uzma Jalaluddin

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786497949 | ISBN 10: 1786497948

    A big-hearted, captivating, modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice, with hijabs instead of top hats and kurtas instead of corsets.  Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been overtaken by a demanding teaching job. H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
    Everything Under - by Daisy Johnson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784702113 | ISBN 10: 1784702110

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018   It’s been sixteen years since Gretel last saw her mother, half a lifetime to forget her childhood on the canals. But a phone call will soon reunite them, and bring those wild years flooding back: t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P. D. James
    Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales - by P. D. James

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571339884 | ISBN 10: 0571339883

    The acknowledged 'Queen of Crime', P. D. James, was a past master of the short story, weaving together motifs of the Golden Age of crime-writing with deep psychological insight to create gripping, suspenseful tales. The Mistletoe Murder and Other Sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kitch: A Fictional Biography of a Calypso Icon by Anthony Joseph
    Kitch: A Fictional Biography of a Calypso Icon - by Anthony Joseph

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781845234195 | ISBN 10: 1845234197

    Combining factual biography with the imaginative structure and investment in the language of the novel, Anthony Joseph fully engages with the world he recreates, and by presenting a multifaceted view from Kitch’s friends, rivals and even enemies, h ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Long
    How Long 'til Black Future Month? - by N. K. Jemisin

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780356512549 | ISBN 10: 0356512541

    Hugo award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisin sharply examines modern society in her first short story collection.   N. K. Jemisin is one of the most powerful and acclaimed speculative fiction authors of our time. In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
    Everything Under - by Daisy Johnson

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910702345 | ISBN 10: 191070234x

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018**  'Daisy Johnson is a new goddamn swaggering monster of fiction.' Lauren Groff  Words are important to Gretel, always have been. As a child, she lived on a canal boat with her mother, and t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man by Jonas Jonasson
    The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man - by Jonas Jonasson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008275570 | ISBN 10: 0008275572

    The sequel to Jonas Jonasson’s international bestseller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.   It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spect ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings
    Seas of Snow - by Kerensa Jennings

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783525669 | ISBN 10: 1783525665

    1950s England. Five-year-old Gracie Scott lives with her Mam and next door to her best friend Billy. An only child, she has never known her Da. When her Uncle Joe moves in, his physical abuse of Gracie’s mother starts almost immediately. But when h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous by Manu Joseph
    Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous - by Manu Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912408108 | ISBN 10: 1912408104

    Bold, stylish and deceptively witty, Manu Joseph’s gripping new novel poses searching questions about political forces and religious division—with an ingenious twist.   On the day that Hindu nationalists and their controversial leader hav ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan
    Carnivalesque - by Neil Jordan

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408881354 | ISBN 10: 1408881357

    It looked like any other carnival, but of course it wasn't... It had its own little backstreets, its alleyways of hanging bulbs and ghost trains and Punch and Judy stands... And at the end of one he saw the Hall of Mirrors. There were looping str ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Family of Things by Alison Jameson
    This Family of Things - by Alison Jameson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784163266 | ISBN 10: 1784163260

    On his way back up from the yard Bird had seen something white and round – a girl who had curled herself into a ball. Lifting her was like retrieving a ball of newspaper from out of the grass or an empty crisp bag that someone had flung over the di ... more

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  • Cover image of book 2023: A Trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu
    2023: A Trilogy - by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571340729 | ISBN 10: 0571340725

    Well we're back again, They never kicked us out, twenty thousand years of SHOUT SHOUT SHOUT.  Down through the epochs and out across the continents, generation upon generation of the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu have told variants of the same story - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cove by Cynan Jones
    Cove - by Cynan Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783783861 | ISBN 10: 1783783869

    WINNER OF THE BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD 2017   Out at sea, in a sudden storm, a man is struck by lightning. When he wakes, injured and adrift on a kayak, his memory of who he is and how he came to be there is all but shattered. Now he mus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
    Mudbound - by Hillary Jordan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786090232 | ISBN 10: 1786090236

    Now a Netflix original movie, starring Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell & Mary J. Blige.  When Henry McAllan moves his city-bred wife, Laura, to a cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta in 1946, she finds herself in a place both ... more

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  • Cover image of book Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson
    Be Frank With Me - by Julia Claiborne Johnson

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782399209 | ISBN 10: 1782399208

    For some boys fitting in means standing out.   Meet Frank – he isn’t like other kids. Intrepid explorer, sartorial connoisseur; he’s as strange as he is brilliant. But Frank discovers the hard way that people don’t like brilliant and t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen
    The Unseen - by Roy Jacobsen

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781848666108 | ISBN 10: 1848666101

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017  A group of children inherit an elemental paradise on earth in Roy Jacobsen's phenomenally bestselling new novel about love, poverty and tragedy in early twentieth century Norway.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Unsafe Haven by Nada Awar Jarrar
    An Unsafe Haven - by Nada Awar Jarrar

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008165048 | ISBN 10: 0008165041

    Nada Awar Jarrar paints an intimate portrait of modern-day Beirut where everyone has a story to tell...  Journalist Hannah is deeply rooted in the city of her birth, reporting first-hand on growing unrest in the region. Her American husband Pet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yuki Chan in Bronte Country by Mick Jackson
    Yuki Chan in Bronte Country - by Mick Jackson

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571254262 | ISBN 10: 0571254268

    Yuki is visiting her sister in the UK, but is also secretly retracing their mother’s footsteps from a holiday ten years before. Something terrible happened not long after her mother’s visit and Yuki wants to find out the cause.  With the hel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold by Howard Jacobson
    Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold - by Howard Jacobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099593287 | ISBN 10: 0099593289

    Winner of the Booker Prize AS SEEN ON BBC IMAGINE   �Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?�  With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone ... more

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  • Cover image of book About My Mother by Tahar Ben Jelloun
    About My Mother - by Tahar Ben Jelloun

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592010 | ISBN 10: 1846592011

    Since shes been ill, Lalla Fatma has become a frail little thing with a faltering memory.   Lalla Fatma thinks shes in Fez in 1944, where she grew up, not in Tangier in 2000, where this story begins. She calls out to family members who are l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death and Mr Pickwick by Stephen Jarvis
    Death and Mr Pickwick - by Stephen Jarvis

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099593485 | ISBN 10: 0099593483

    On 31 March 1836 the publishers Chapman & Hall launched the first issue of a new monthly periodical entitled The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Conceived and created by the artist Robert Seymour, it contained four of his illustrations; the w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All by Jonas Jonasson
    Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All - by Jonas Jonasson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008152079 | ISBN 10: 0008152071

    ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO START AGAIN. AND AGAIN.   Its always awkward when five thousand kronor goes missing. When it happens at a certain grotty hotel in south Stockholm, its particularly awkward because the money belongs to the hitman curren ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Will Build Him a City by Raj Kamal Jha
    She Will Build Him a City - by Raj Kamal Jha

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408855072 | ISBN 10: 1408855070

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE  As night falls in Delhi a mother spins tales from her past for her sleeping daughter. Her now grown-up child is a puzzle with a million pieces whom she hopes, through her words and her ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tusk That Did the Damage by Tania James
    The Tusk That Did the Damage - by Tania James

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784700584 | ISBN 10: 1784700584

    "One of the most unusual and affecting books... a compulsively readable, devastating novel."(Jonathan Safran Foer) When a young elephant is brutally orphaned by poachers, it is only a matter of time before he begins terrorising the countryside, ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book John Crow
    John Crow's Devil - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780748498 | ISBN 10: 1780748493

    With language as taut as classic works by Cormac McCarthy and a richness reminiscent of early Toni Morrison, this stunning debut is set in Jamess native Jamaica.   On a day beginning with a bad omen - black vultures, locally called John Crows ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
    The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared - by Jonas Jonasson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349141800 | ISBN 10: 0349141800

    It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The mayor is going to be there. The press is going to be there. But, as i ... more

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  • Cover image of book J: A Novel by Howard Jacobson
    J: A Novel - by Howard Jacobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099598381 | ISBN 10: 0099598388

    A life-changing novel by one of Britain's greatest novelists, winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2010. Set in the future - a world where the past is a dangerous country, not to be talked about or visited - J is a love story of incomparable strangene ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Dark by Mai Jia
    In the Dark - by Mai Jia

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141391458 | ISBN 10: 0141391456

    'Cracking another country's cipher is an undercover fight to the death...'   Hidden deep in the mountains, the recruits at 'Unit 701', China's secret services, operate in a dark, shadowy world. There is the 'wind-listener', a blind surveillanc ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
    A Brief History of Seven Killings - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780746357 | ISBN 10: 1780746350

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AND SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:  WIRED GQ BBC CULTURE NEW YORK TIMES, Michiko Kakutani WASHINGTON POST ELECTRIC LITERATURE TIME PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AMAZON HUFFING ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
    The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy - by Rachel Joyce

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784160302 | ISBN 10: 178416030x

    From the author of the 2 million+ copy, worldwide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, an exquisite, funny and heartrending parallel story. When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her ... more

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  • Cover image of book The First Bad Man by Miranda July
    The First Bad Man - by Miranda July

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782115076 | ISBN 10: 1782115072

    The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. A Guardian literary highlight for 2015. A Huffington Post 'One to Watch' in 2015   The first novel by the filmmaker, artist and bestselling author Miranda July confirms her as a spectacularly ori ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outcast by Sadie Jones
    The Outcast - by Sadie Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784700799 | ISBN 10: 1784700797

    The bestselling novel behind the major new BBC drama starring Jessica Brown Findlay, George Mackay, Greg Wise and Hattie Morahan  Sussex, 1957. Lewis is nineteen, straight out of jail, and stands alone at a railway station. Only one person is t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Confessions of a Terrorist by Richard Jackson
    Confessions of a Terrorist - by Richard Jackson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783600038 | ISBN 10: 1783600039

    In a claustrophobic concrete cell, two men face each other across a bare table. One is a wanted terrorist, the other a British intelligence officer. But this is no ordinary interrogation, and as they talk deep into the night and violent secrets are r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sausage Hall by Christina James
    Sausage Hall - by Christina James

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781907773822 | ISBN 10: 1907773827

    Sausage Hall is home to millionaire Kevan de Vries, grandson of a Dutch immigrant farmer. De Vries has built up a huge farming and food packing empire which extends, via the banana trade, to the West Indies. Sleazy MD, Tony Sentance, persuades de Vri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dig by Cynan Jones
    The Dig - by Cynan Jones

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847088802 | ISBN 10: 1847088805

    Deep in rural Wales, a farmer is struggling through lambing season when he becomes aware that his land is being stalked by a badger-baiter who brings with him the stark threat of violence. Built of the interlocking fates of these two solitary men, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome by Stephen Jones (Editor), illustrated by Alan Lee
    Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome - by Stephen Jones (Editor), illustrated by Alan Lee

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782064725 | ISBN 10: 1782064729

    Two hundred years ago two brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm, collected together a large selection of folk and fairy tales and published them as Kinder - und Hausmrchen (Childrens and Household Tales). So successful was the first collection of 88 stories ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Happy Time by Gong Ji-young
    Our Happy Time - by Gong Ji-young

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780720968 | ISBN 10: 1780720963

    Yujeong beautiful, bright and wealthy is in hospital recovering from her third suicide attempt. Angry at the world, she reluctantly accepts her no-nonsense aunts suggestion: to accompany her on charitable visits to inmates on death row.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Listener by Tove Jansson, translated by Thomas Teal
    The Listener - by Tove Jansson, translated by Thomas Teal

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908745361 | ISBN 10: 1908745363

    Tove Janssons debut collection of short stories   Aunt Gerda the good listener fears the encroaching forgetfulness of old age. Her solution is to create an artwork that will record and, inevitably, betray the secrets long confided in her. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson
    The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden - by Jonas Jonasson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007557905 | ISBN 10: 0007557906

    As delightfully wry and witty as his bestselling debut, The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, this is a tale of how one womans attempt to change her future ended up changing everything.   Nombeko Mayeki is on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Different World by Ruth Jacobs
    A Different World - by Ruth Jacobs

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783063048 | ISBN 10: 1783063041

    "Its not just petrol, its everything! He said everything we use is made from oil plastic, synthetics, thousands of everyday things, even fertilisers that farmers need to grow food. He said therell be terrible shortages and all our consumer goods ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Emergence of Judy Taylor by Angela Jackson
    The Emergence of Judy Taylor - by Angela Jackson

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781472101655 | ISBN 10: 1472101650

    Judy has been coasting through life. Until she realises she has lost her way. Now she has to decide what to do next.  Judy Taylor married the first man who asked her. She lives in the neighbourhood where she spent her uneventful childhood. Sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zoo Time by Howard Jacobson
    Zoo Time - by Howard Jacobson

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408831748 | ISBN 10: 1408831740

    Novelist Guy Ableman is in thrall to his vivacious wife Vanessa, a strikingly beautiful red-head, contrary, highly strung and blazingly angry. The trouble is, he is no less in thrall to her alluring mother, Poppy. More like sisters than mother and da ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Orphan Master
    The Orphan Master's Son - by Adam Johnson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552778251 | ISBN 10: 0552778257

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2013   Pak Jun Do knows he is special. He knows he must be the son of the master of the orphanage, not some kid dumped by his parents it was obvious from the way his father singled him out for beatin ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Woman and Springtime by B.W. Jones
    All Woman and Springtime - by B.W. Jones

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780222912 | ISBN 10: 1780222912

    Gi lives behind North Korea's iron curtain under the watchful eye of Dear Leader. As an orphan, growing up on a diet of thin soup and propaganda, life is a constant struggle against hunger and fear. But when she meets headstrong Il-sun, tender Gi fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Nights Were Cold by Susanna Jones
    When Nights Were Cold - by Susanna Jones

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780330544849 | ISBN 10: 0330544845

    A gripping tale of ambition and rivalry, madness and revenge - in the vein of Sarah Waters and Beryl Bainbridge.   As Queen Victorias reign reaches its end, Grace Farringdon dreams of polar explorations and of escape from her stifling home wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
    The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - by Rachel Joyce

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552778091 | ISBN 10: 0552778095

    When Harold Fry nips out one morning to post a letter, leaving his wife hoovering upstairs, he has no idea that he is about to walk from one end of the country to the other.   He has no hiking boots or map, let alone a compass, waterproof or mobi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
    Death Comes to Pemberley - by P. D. James

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571288007 | ISBN 10: 0571288006

    The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the Pemberley nursery, Elizabeth's beloved sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, live within seventeen miles, the ordered and se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shadowstory by Jennifer Johnston
    Shadowstory - by Jennifer Johnston

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780755383498 | ISBN 10: 0755383494

    A compelling novel of complicated love, from one of Ireland's greatest living writers.  It is the Second World War, and tragedy strikes many families in Ireland. But it is also a thrilling time in which to be a child and Polly, spending month ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man in the Shed by Lloyd Jones
    The Man in the Shed - by Lloyd Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848544826 | ISBN 10: 1848544820

    A boy watches his mother hooked and reeled ashore by a fisherman. A couple give up their seats on a bus for lovers soon to be parted. A husband enters a world imagined by his wife and pretends to be the man she loves.   The Man in the Shed is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hand Me Down World by Lloyd Jones
    Hand Me Down World - by Lloyd Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848544802 | ISBN 10: 1848544804

    Sometimes a person passes through your world and you don't forget them. She is like that. She is crossing continents, searching for her missing child.   Everyone she comes into contact with has a tale to tell: the truck driver who mistook ... more

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  • Cover image of book Serious Men by Manu Joseph
    Serious Men - by Manu Joseph

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848543089 | ISBN 10: 1848543085

    Ayyan Mani is a man born to greater things, which wouldn't surprise his neighbours in the vast tenement building in which he lives, where to be sober and employed practically makes a man a legend. He works as an assistant at the Institute of Theory a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph
    Saraswati Park - by Anjali Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007360789 | ISBN 10: 0007360789

    A tremendous first novel from an exciting young author recently chosen as one of the Telegraphs 20 under 40 best UK writers.  Famous for its electric chaos, the city of Bombay also accommodates pockets of calm. In one such space works ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Palace in the Old Village by Tahar Ben Jelloun
    A Palace in the Old Village - by Tahar Ben Jelloun

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906413750 | ISBN 10: 1906413754

    The international bestseller: From 'Morocco's greatest living author' (Guardian), a novel about the powerful pull of home and the yearning for tradition and family.  Mohammed has spent the past forty years working in France. As he approac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
    The Finkler Question - by Howard Jacobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408809938 | ISBN 10: 1408809931

    WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2010. He should have seen it coming. His life had been one mishap after another. So he should have been prepared for this one... Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular former BBC radio produ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Acts of Violence by Ryan David Jahn
    Acts of Violence - by Ryan David Jahn

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780330517331 | ISBN 10: 0330517333

    Katrina Marino is about to become Americas most infamous murder victim. This is Katrinas story, and the story of her killer. It is also the story of Katrinas neighbours, those who witnessed her murder and did nothing: the terrified Vietn ... more

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  • Cover image of book Songs of the Dead by Derrick Jensen
    Songs of the Dead - by Derrick Jensen

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604860443 | ISBN 10: 1604860448

    A serial killer stalks the streets of Spokane, acting out a misogynist script from the dark heart of this culture. Across town, a writer named Derrick has spent his life tracking the reasons - political, psychological, spiritual - for the sadism of m ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Good Land by Nada Awar Jarrar
    A Good Land - by Nada Awar Jarrar

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007221981 | ISBN 10: 0007221983

    The old neighbourhood block in Beirut was home to an ever- changing population as the fighting intensified and lessened. But three people were almost always there.The older Polish woman, Margo, refugee from her past, her country and family after anot ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rapture by Liz Jensen
    The Rapture - by Liz Jensen

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408801109 | ISBN 10: 1408801108

    An environmental disaster movie of a thriller, from the celebrated author of The Ninth Life of Louis Drax.  In a merciless summer of biblical heat and destructive winds, Gabrielle Foxs main concern is a personal one: to rebuild her career as ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Many Miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston
    How Many Miles to Babylon? - by Jennifer Johnston

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141046969 | ISBN 10: 0141046961

    Alec and Jerry shouldn't have been friends: Alec's life was one of privilege, while Jerry's was one of toil. But this hardly mattered to two young men whose shared love of horses brought them together and whose whole lives lay ahead of them. Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sappho
    Sappho's Leap - by Erica Jong

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906413668 | ISBN 10: 1906413665

    Sappho's Leap is a journey back 2,600 years to inhabit the mind of the greatest love poet the world has ever known.   At the age of fourteen, Sappho is seduced by the beautiful poet Alcaeus and plots with him to overthrow the dictator of thei ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beijing Coma by Ma Jian
    Beijing Coma - by Ma Jian

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099481348 | ISBN 10: 0099481340

    Dai Wei is a medical student and a pro-democracy protestor in Tiananmen Square in June 1989. Caught by a soldiers bullet, he falls into a deep coma; as soon as the hospital authorities discover he is an activist, his mother is forced to take him hom ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ulysses by James Joyce
    Ulysses - by James Joyce

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099511199 | ISBN 10: 0099511193

    The edited version of Ulysses that caused so much controversy on its first publication. This edition is the accepted reference text for James Joyce studies.  Set entirely on one day, 16 June 1904, Ulysses follows Leopold Bloom and Stephen Daeda ... more

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  • Cover image of book Star of the Morning by Pamela Jooste
    Star of the Morning - by Pamela Jooste

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780552773607 | ISBN 10: 0552773603

    We were coloured girls in a white world that didnt want us. Born on the wrong side of the racial divide in apartheid-torn Cape Town, young sisters Ruby and Rose exist in a world where they are not welcome. As part of the Cape Coloured community ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
    Mister Pip - by Lloyd Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780719569944 | ISBN 10: 071956994x

    'You cannot pretend to read a book. Your eyes will give you away. So will your breathing. A person entranced by a book simply forgets to breathe. The house can catch alight and a reader deep in a book will not look up until the wallpaper is in flames ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson
    Kalooki Nights - by Howard Jacobson

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099501367 | ISBN 10: 0099501368

    Life should have been sunny for Max Glickman, growing up in Crumpsall Park in peacetime, with his mother's glamorous card evenings to look forward to, and photographs of his father's favourite boxers on the walls. But other voices whisper seductively ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fair Play by Tove Jansson
    Fair Play - by Tove Jansson

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780954899530 | ISBN 10: 0954899539

    "So what can happen when Tove Jansson turns her attention to her own favourite subjects, love and work, in this novel about two women, lifelong partners and friends? Expect something philosophically calm and discreetly radical. Its publication is c ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Winter Book: Selected Stories by Tove Jansson by Selected Stories by Tove Jansson
    A Winter Book: Selected Stories by Tove Jansson - by Selected Stories by Tove Jansson

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780954899523 | ISBN 10: 0954899520

    Following the widely acclaimed and bestselling The Summer Book, here is a Winter Book collection of some of Tove Janssons best loved and most famous stories. Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the twentieth century, this newly tran ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Trash by Ha Jin
    War Trash - by Ha Jin

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141023960 | ISBN 10: 0141023961

    North-East China, 1951. Yu Yuan, a fresh-faced cadet straight out of university, finds himself attached to a corps of 'volunteers' sent by Mao to help shore up the communist side in Korea at the outset of the 1951-3 War. Poorly armed and unprepared f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Limits of Enchantment by Graham Joyce
    The Limits of Enchantment - by Graham Joyce

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780753819296 | ISBN 10: 0753819295

    This is the story of a young woman growing up in the Midlands in 1966 - a woman who may be a witch. As a baby, Fern was taken in by Mammy Cullen who schooled her in the art of old hedgerow medicine, of traditional midwifery, herbs, folk songs and ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Children of Men by P D James
    The Children of Men - by P D James

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780571228522 | ISBN 10: 0571228526

    The year is 2021. No child has been born for twenty-five years. The human race faces extinction. Under the despotic rule of Xan Lyppiat, the Warden of England, the old are despairing and the young cruel. Theo Faren, a cousin of the Warden, lives a so ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Blinding Absence of Light. by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator)
    This Blinding Absence of Light. - by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator)

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141022826 | ISBN 10: 0141022825

    In 1971 disaffected student Salim took part in a failed coup to oust King Hassan II of Morocco. With sixty others he was incarcerated in a secret prison complex in the Moroccon desert; they were to remain there for nearly twenty years. In starkly elo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grace and Truth by Jennifer Johnston
    Grace and Truth - by Jennifer Johnston

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747267522 | ISBN 10: 0747267529

    'Who is my father? Where in the world is he? Alive or dead?' Sally, a sucessful actress, has just returned to Ireland from a long European tour. Exhausted, she wants only to rest and to see her husband Charlie again. But Charlie announces that h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
    The Summer Book - by Tove Jansson

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780954221713 | ISBN 10: 0954221710

    An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter while away a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland. As the two learn to adjust to each others fears, whims and yearnings, a fierce yet understated love emerges one that encomp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sticky Kisses by Greg Johnson
    Sticky Kisses - by Greg Johnson

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781555837709 | ISBN 10: 1555837700

    It has been four years since Thom Sadler last spoke to his sister, Abby. Yet his out-of-the-blue phone call wrenches her away from her staid life as a teacher in Philadelphia and sends her home to Atlanta, where Thom still lives. As Thom and Abby ten ... more

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