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  • Cover image of book The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two by Philip Pullman
    The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two - by Philip Pullman

    £20.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241373330 | ISBN 10: 0241373336

    It is twenty years since the events of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One unfolded and saw the baby Lyra Belacqua begin her life-changing journey.  It is almost ten years since readers left Lyra and the love of her young life, Will Par ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Godley
    Mr Godley's Phantom - by Mal Peet

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910989524 | ISBN 10: 1910989525

    This novel is a masterpiece and something of an enigma. Part ghost story, part detective story and part something else entirely...  It's 1945 and Martin Heath, like many men at that time, is struggling to settle, to find his place again after ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lanny by Max Porter
    Lanny - by Max Porter

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571340286 | ISBN 10: 0571340288

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019  Not far from London, there is a village.  This village belongs to the people who live in it and to tho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Overstory by Richard Powers
    The Overstory - by Richard Powers

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708245 | ISBN 10: 1784708240

    Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.   A monumental novel about trees and people by one of our most 'prodigiously talented' (The New York Times Book Review) novelists.   The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plastic Emotions by Shiromi Pinto
    Plastic Emotions - by Shiromi Pinto

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910312315 | ISBN 10: 1910312312

    “We architects must be idealists. We construct not just individual buildings, but whole cities. We plan cities, and in doing so, change lives.”  Plastic Emotions is inspired by the life of Minnette de Silva – a forgotten feminist icon and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
    Good Omens - by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780552176453 | ISBN 10: 0552176451

    'Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don't let you go around again until you get it right'  According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Judgement Day is almost upon us and the world's going to end in a week. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Horseman
    Horseman's Song - by Ben Pastor

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912242115 | ISBN 10: 1912242117

    The sixth in the Martin Bora WWII mystery series.   Spain, July 1937. The tragic prelude to World War II is played out in the Spanish Civil War. Among Franco’s troops is Martin Bora, the young German officer and detective, assigned to the Sp ... more

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  • Cover image of book La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust, Volume One by Philip Pullman
    La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust, Volume One - by Philip Pullman

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241365854 | ISBN 10: 0241365856

    Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage) is the Godstow Priory w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucia by Alex Pheby
    Lucia - by Alex Pheby

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910296882 | ISBN 10: 1910296880

    “Her case is cyclothymia, dating from the age of seven and a half. She is about thirty-three, speaks French fluently… Her character is gay, sweet and ironic, but she has bursts of anger over nothing when she is confined to a straitjacket.” &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk
    The Red-Haired Woman - by Orhan Pamuk

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571330317 | ISBN 10: 0571330312

    From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Snow and My Name Is Red, a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them.   On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well digger and his young apprent ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri
    When Katie Met Cassidy - by Camille Perri

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349421193 | ISBN 10: 0349421196

    From the acclaimed author of The Assistants comes another gutsy book about the importance of women taking the reins - this time, when it comes to love, sex, and self-acceptance.   When it comes to Cassidy, Katie can't think straight.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley
    The Bedlam Stacks - by Natasha Pulley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408878477 | ISBN 10: 140887847x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE'S ENCORE AWARD 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2018   'A sheer fantastical delight' The Times 'Epic' New York Times 'An immense treat' Observer Books of the Year 'A fast-paced adve ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ice by Laline Paull
    The Ice - by Laline Paull

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780007557776 | ISBN 10: 0007557779

    An electrifying story of friendship, power and betrayal by the bestselling, Baileys-prize shortlisted author of The Bees. "A memorable eco-thriller. This is a world of arms dealers, heroic arctic adventurers and power crazed captains of industry. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Protest! Stories of Resistance by Ra Page (Editor)
    Protest! Stories of Resistance - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910974438 | ISBN 10: 1910974439

    Whatever happened to British protest?  For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney
    Under a Pole Star - by Stef Penney

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786481191 | ISBN 10: 1786481197

    Shortlisted for the 2017 Costa Novel Award   Costa winning author Stef Penney returns to the wild Arctic setting she brought so vividly to life in The Tenderness of Wolves, in an epic story of ambition, perseverance and love against the odds. Perf ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Tbilisi: A City in Short Fiction by Becca Parkinson & Gvantsa Jobava (Editors)
    The Book of Tbilisi: A City in Short Fiction - by Becca Parkinson & Gvantsa Jobava (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910974315 | ISBN 10: 1910974315

    Featuring Ina Archuashvili, Gela Chkvanava, Erekle Deisadze, Shota Iatashvili, Dato Kardava, Lado Kilasonia, Zviad Kvaratskhelia, Bacho Kvirtia, Iva Pezuashvili & Rusudan Rukhadze   A rookie reporter, searching for his first big story, re-open ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thin Air by Michelle Paver
    Thin Air - by Michelle Paver

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781409163367 | ISBN 10: 1409163369

    A terrifying tale of a dark and deadly secret, beautifully told by million-copy bestseller, Michelle Paver.   The Himalayas, 1935.   Kangchenjunga. The sacred mountain. Biggest killer of them all.   Five Englishmen set out to con ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
    The Essex Serpent - by Sarah Perry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781255452 | ISBN 10: 1781255458

    THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER   Overall Book of the Year and Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2017 (Nibbies) Longlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction The Waterstones Book of the Year 2016 S ... more

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  • Cover image of book When We Speak of Nothing by Olumide Popoola
    When We Speak of Nothing - by Olumide Popoola

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911115458 | ISBN 10: 1911115456

    Best mates Karl and Abu are both 17 and live near Kings Cross. It’s 2011 and racial tensions are set to explode across London. Abu is infatuated with gorgeous classmate Nalini but dares not speak to her. Meanwhile, Karl is the target of the local ... more

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  • Cover image of book Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
    Small Great Things - by Jodi Picoult

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781444788037 | ISBN 10: 1444788035

    A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB 2017 PICK A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The best books make you see differently. This is one of them. The eye-opening new novel from Jodi Picoult, with the biggest of themes: birth, deat ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
    The Long Cosmos - by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552169370 | ISBN 10: 0552169374

    2070-71. Nearly six decades after Step Day and in the Long Earth, the new Next post-human society continues to evolve.  For Joshua Valienté, now in his late sixties, it is time to take one last solo journey into the High Meggers: an adventur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barkskins by Annie Proulx
    Barkskins - by Annie Proulx

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780007232017 | ISBN 10: 0007232012

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR   From Annie Proulx, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain, comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, viole ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trysting by Emmanuelle Pagano
    Trysting - by Emmanuelle Pagano

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908276766 | ISBN 10: 1908276762

    Grains of sand, bridges, shampoo, a bike, board games, yoga, sellotape, birds, balloons, tattoos, wandering hands, tweezers, maths, fish, letterboxes, puppets, a vacuum cleaner, a ball of string – and love.   In this fiction of yous and mes, of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Painted Ocean by Gabriel Packard
    The Painted Ocean - by Gabriel Packard

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151131 | ISBN 10: 1472151135

    Brick Lane meets Lord of the Flies: an ambitious page-turner and a true literary achievement.   When I was a little girl, my dad left me and my mum, and he never came back. And you're supposed to be gutted when that happens. But secretly I pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
    Woman on the Edge of Time - by Marge Piercy

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785033780 | ISBN 10: 1785033786

    Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercy’s landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Grief Is the Thing with Feathers
    Grief is the Thing with Feathers - by Grief Is the Thing with Feathers

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571327232 | ISBN 10: 0571327230

    In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. � In this moment of despair they are ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk
    A Strangeness in My Mind - by Orhan Pamuk

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571275991 | ISBN 10: 0571275990

    At a family wedding Mevlut catches sight of a girl with whom he falls in love. After a secret courtship of letters passed via his cousin, she agrees to elope with him, and on a dark night the two come together for the first time. As they rush to catc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
    The Watchmaker of Filigree Street - by Natasha Pulley

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408854310 | ISBN 10: 1408854317

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE AUTHORS' CLUB BEST FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BETTY TRASK PRIZE 2016 FINALIST FOR THE LOCUS FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2016   An International Bestseller A Guardian Summer Read An Amazon Best Book of the Month ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shepherd
    The Shepherd's Crown - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780552574471 | ISBN 10: 0552574473

    A SHIVERING OF WORLDS Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry
    Church of Marvels - by Leslie Parry

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473605657 | ISBN 10: 1473605652

    New York, 1895. It's late on a warm city night when Sylvan Threadgill, a young night soiler who cleans out the privies behind the tenement houses, pulls a terrible secret out from the filthy hollows: an abandoned newborn baby. An orphan himself, Sylv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brush Back by Sara Paretsky
    Brush Back - by Sara Paretsky

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444758757 | ISBN 10: 1444758756

    The seventeenth V.I. Warshawski thriller from one of America's greatest female crime writers, and winner of Theakstons Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award 2015.   For six stormy weeks in high school, V.I. Warshawski th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spindles: Short Stories from the Science of Sleep by Ra Page & Penny Lewis (Editors)
    Spindles: Short Stories from the Science of Sleep - by Ra Page & Penny Lewis (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781905583690 | ISBN 10: 1905583699

    Featuring Martyn Bedford, Zoe Gilbert, Andy Hedgecock, Adam Marek, Lisa Blower, Claire Dean, Deborah Levy, Ian Watson, Sarah Schofield, Annie Clarkson, Adam Roberts, M.J. Hyland, Lisa Tuttle & Sara Maitland   The relationship between sleep and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Child by Caryl Phillips
    The Lost Child - by Caryl Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780747989 | ISBN 10: 1780747985

    Caryl Phillipss The Lost Child is a sweeping story of orphans and outcasts, haunted by the past and fighting to liberate themselves from it. At its centre is Monica Johnson, cut off from her parents after falling in love with a foreigner, and her bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leonora: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Leonora Carrington by Elena Poniatowska
    Leonora: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Leonora Carrington - by Elena Poniatowska

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846688553 | ISBN 10: 1846688558

    A novel inspired by the life of Leonora Carrington, a great Surrealist painter utterly possessed by her art, Leonora is The Girl with the Pearl Earring meets Patrick White's The Vivisector. Born in Lancashire as the wealthy heiress to her British ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Poets
    The Poets' Wives - by David Park

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408846360 | ISBN 10: 1408846365

    Three women, each destined to play the role of a poet's wife: Catherine Blake, the wife of William Blake a poet, painter and engraver who struggles for recognition in a society that dismisses him as a madman; Nadezhda Mandelstam, wife of Russian po ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Mars by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
    The Long Mars - by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552169356 | ISBN 10: 0552169358

    2040-2045: In the years after the cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption there is massive economic dislocation as populations flee Datum Earth to myriad Long Earth worlds. Sally, Joshua, and Lobsang are all involved in this perilous work when, out of the b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Martin and John by Dale Peck
    Martin and John - by Dale Peck

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781616954840 | ISBN 10: 1616954841

    Dale Pecks debut is a tour de force of shifting identities in which Martin and John find each other again and again: in a trailer park, a highend jewelry store, a Kansas barn, and later, in New York City, living under the shadow of the AIDS epidemic ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rest Just Follows by Glenn Patterson
    The Rest Just Follows - by Glenn Patterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571305230 | ISBN 10: 0571305237

    First of September 1974. Craig Robinson is starting secondary school. Instinct tells him he needs to keep his head down. The last thing he needs, therefore, is someone carrying the name St John Nimmo to be sent to sit beside him, but that is what he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
    Em and the Big Hoom - by Jerry Pinto

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241966518 | ISBN 10: 0241966515

    Brilliantly comic and almost unbearably moving, Jerry Pinto's Em and the Big Hoom is one of the most powerful and original fiction debuts of recent years. In a tiny flat in Bombay Imelda Mendes - Em to her family - is by turns flamboyant, maniaca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bees by Laline Paull
    The Bees - by Laline Paull

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007557745 | ISBN 10: 0007557744

    Born into the lowest class of her society, Flora 717 is a sanitation bee, only fit to clean her orchard hive. Living to accept, obey and serve, she is prepared to sacrifice everything for her beloved holy mother, the Queen.   But Flora is not ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amistad by David Pesci
    Amistad - by David Pesci

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780749015978 | ISBN 10: 0749015977

    The gripping novel based on a true story of slavery  Please make court understand we free men who want be free again. We want go home. We pray you to win our case. You our friend. We trust you.   In 1839, fifty-three African slaves ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura
    The Man Who Loved Dogs - by Leonardo Padura

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908524447 | ISBN 10: 1908524448

    Cuban writer Ivn Crdenas Maturell meets a mysterious foreigner on a Havana beach who is always in the company of two Russian wolfhounds. Ivan quickly names him the man who loved dogs. The man eventually confesses that he is actually Ramn Mercade ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett
    Raising Steam - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552170468 | ISBN 10: 0552170461

    Its all change for Moist von Lipwig, swindler, conman, and (naturally) head of the Royal Bank and Post Office.   A steaming, clanging new invention, driven by Dick Simnel, the man with tflat cap and tsliding rule, is drawing astonished crow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orfeo by Richard Powers
    Orfeo - by Richard Powers

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782391647 | ISBN 10: 1782391649

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 Seventy-year old avant-garde composer Peter Els opens the door one evening to find the police outside. His DIY microbiology lab - the latest experiment in his lifelong attempt to extract music from ric ... more

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  • Cover image of book GB84 by David Peace
    GB84 - by David Peace

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571314874 | ISBN 10: 0571314872

    Great Britain. 1984. The miners' strike. It is the closest Britain has come to civil war in fifty years, setting the government against the people.   David Peace's sweeping, bloody and dramatic fictional portrait of the year that left an indel ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long War (Long Earth, Book 2) by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
    The Long War (Long Earth, Book 2) - by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552167758 | ISBN 10: 0552167754

    A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade and culture.   Mankind is s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red or Dead by David Peace
    Red or Dead - by David Peace

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571280667 | ISBN 10: 0571280668

    In 1959, Liverpool Football Club were in the Second Division. Liverpool Football Club had never won the FA Cup. Fifteen seasons later, Liverpool Football Club had won three League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup. Liverpool Football Club had beco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strumpet City by James Plunkett with an introduction by Fintan O
    Strumpet City - by James Plunkett with an introduction by Fintan O

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780717156108 | ISBN 10: 0717156109

    This new edition of the epic Strumpet City marks the centenary of the 1913 Lockout. It has been chosen as Dublin City Libraries One City, One Book for 2013. First published in 1969, it has repeatedly been described as one of the greatest Irish novel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things We Left Unsaid by Zoya Pirzad
    Things We Left Unsaid - by Zoya Pirzad

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781851689675 | ISBN 10: 1851689672

    Deep in an Iranian suburb, made rich by the booming oil industry, Clarice Ayvazian lives a comfortable life surrounded by the gentle bickering of her children and her gossiping friends and relatives. Happy being at the heart of her family, she devote ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Have I Done? by Amanda Prowse
    What Have I Done? - by Amanda Prowse

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781852149 | ISBN 10: 1781852146

    Kathryn Brooker is the headmaster's wife. While her husband spends his days disciplining unruly teenagers in the grand halls of Mountbriers Academy, Kathryn spends hers baking scones for her son's cricket match in a beautiful cottage in the manicured ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beach Bums: Gay Erotic Fiction by Neil Plakcy (Editor)
    Beach Bums: Gay Erotic Fiction - by Neil Plakcy (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781573449281 | ISBN 10: 1573449288

    Beach bums are the stuff of gay fantasy from sleek swimmers and muscular surfers to sun-worshipping naturists, showing off what God or genetics gave them nothing is sexier than boys on a beach!   Award-winning editor Neil Plakcy showcases ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction by Terry Pratchett
    A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552163330 | ISBN 10: 0552163333

    In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the worlds best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short form fiction collected into one volume. A Bli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wonder by R.J. Palacio
    Wonder - by R.J. Palacio

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552778626 | ISBN 10: 0552778621

    'My name is August. I won't describe to you what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Ten-year-old August Pullman wants to be ordinary. He does ordinary things. He eats ice-cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels ordinar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
    The Yellow Birds - by Kevin Powers

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444756142 | ISBN 10: 1444756141

    An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, The Yellow Birds is already being hailed as a modern classic.  WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD 2012 WINNER OF THE HEMINGWAY/PEN AWARD 2012 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breakdown by Sara Paretsky
    Breakdown - by Sara Paretsky

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780340994153 | ISBN 10: 0340994150

    Sara Paretsky's new bestseller and the fifteenth in the series pits V.I. Warshawski against a right-wing political pundit with powerful connections in a riveting novel that combines contemporary issues and suspense in Paretsky's unique way.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Silent House by Orhan Pamuk
    Silent House - by Orhan Pamuk

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571275953 | ISBN 10: 0571275958

    In an old mansion in Cennethisar, a former fishing village near Istanbul, an old widow Fatma awaits the annual summer visit of her grandchildren. She has lived in the village for decades, ever since her husband, an idealistic young doctor, first arri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hard Time by Sara Paretsky
    Hard Time - by Sara Paretsky

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444761542 | ISBN 10: 1444761544

    The ninth V.I. Warshawski thriller from one of America's greatest female crime writers, combining contemporary issues, social injustice and fast-paced suspense.  While driving home after celebrating friend Murray Ryerson's big break into TV hos ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
    The Long Earth - by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552164085 | ISBN 10: 0552164089

    1916: the Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong, and the wind in the leaves in the trees. Where has the mud, blood and blasted landscape of No Man's Land gone?   2015: Madison, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman
    The Street Sweeper - by Elliot Perlman

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571236855 | ISBN 10: 0571236855

    On the crowded streets of New York City there are even more stories than there are people passing each other every day ... only some of these stories survive to become history.   Lamont Williams, recently released from prison and working as a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tunnel Vision by Sara Paretsky
    Tunnel Vision - by Sara Paretsky

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444761504 | ISBN 10: 1444761501

    The eighth V.I. Warshawski thriller from one of America's greatest female crime writers, combining contemporary issues, social injustice and fast-paced suspense. The discovery of a destitute family in her office basement leads V.I. Warshawski to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mill for Grinding Old People Young by Glenn Patterson
    The Mill for Grinding Old People Young - by Glenn Patterson

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571281855 | ISBN 10: 0571281850

    In the cold dawn of Christmas Day 1897, Gilbert Rice, 85-years-old and in failing health, recounts his journey into manhood in a city on the cusp of great change.   Belfast in the 1830s was a city in flux. Industrialisation had led to an incr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rhumba by Elaine Proctor
    Rhumba - by Elaine Proctor

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857385093 | ISBN 10: 0857385097

    Ten-year-old Flambeau waits for his young mother to arrive from the Congo, along the same dangerous route that the human traffickers smuggled him. Homesick and pining for love, he sees a glimpse of life in his young neighbor, Eleanor, and her gangste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mort by Terry Pratchett
    Mort - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780552166621 | ISBN 10: 0552166626

    Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job.   Henceforth, Death is no longer going to be the end, merely the means to an end. Its an offer Mort can't refuse. As Death's apprentice he'll have free board, use of the compa ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Fine By Me - by Per Petterson, translated by Don Bartlett

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099548386 | ISBN 10: 0099548380

    The brilliant and moving story of a young man's life from the author of the prizewinning Out Stealing Horses. Audun is the only one of his family who remains with his mother in working-class Oslo. He delivers newspapers when he is not in school a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snuff by Terry Pratchett
    Snuff - by Terry Pratchett

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780552166751 | ISBN 10: 0552166758

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse.  And Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch is on holiday in the pleasant a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney
    The Invisible Ones - by Stef Penney

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857382948 | ISBN 10: 0857382942

    Rose Janko is missing. It has been seven years since she disappeared, and nobody said a word.   Now, following the death of his wife, her father Leon feels compelled to find her. Rumour had it she ran off when her baby boy was born with the f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Body Work by Sara Paretsky
    Body Work - by Sara Paretsky

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780340994122 | ISBN 10: 0340994126

    Club Gouge: Chicago's edgiest night spot, where a woman calling herself the Body Artist invites the audience to use her naked body as a canvas.   The show attracts all kinds of people, from a menacing cop to Ukrainian mobsters and Iraq war ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond the Bounty by Tony Parsons
    Beyond the Bounty - by Tony Parsons

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007449132 | ISBN 10: 0007449135

    From the number one bestselling author comes a swashbuckling tale of mutiny and murder in paradise...   Even Paradise can turn into a nightmare...  The Mutiny on the Bounty is the most famous uprising in naval history. Le ... more

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  • Cover image of book South of South by Nii Ayikwei Parkes
    South of South - by Nii Ayikwei Parkes

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231545 | ISBN 10: 1845231546

    Most migrants arrive at their destinations by a combination of serendipity and choicelessness. This has been Nii Parkes own experience. The question how did you arrive here? is always answered with a convoluted mix of myth, love, family ties, bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dark Matter by Michelle Paver
    Dark Matter - by Michelle Paver

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781409121183 | ISBN 10: 1409121186

    January 1937. Clouds of war are gathering over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight year old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. Spirits are high as the ship ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lights Out in Wonderland by DBC Pierre
    Lights Out in Wonderland - by DBC Pierre

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780571228911 | ISBN 10: 0571228917

    Gabriel Brockwell, aesthete, poet, philosopher, disaffected twenty-something decadent, is thinking terminal. His philosophical enquiries, the abstractions he indulges, and how these relate to a life lived, all point in the same direction. His destina ... more

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  • Cover image of book Generosity by Richard Powers
    Generosity - by Richard Powers

    £17.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848871274 | ISBN 10: 1848871279

    Generosity is Richard Powers' most exuberant novel yet, in which he dares to imagine what might happen when science discovers the genes for happiness...  When Russell Stone becomes the teacher of a young Algerian woman with a disturbingly ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Handsome Prince: Gay Erotic Romance by Neil Plakcy (Editor)
    The Handsome Prince: Gay Erotic Romance - by Neil Plakcy (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781573446594 | ISBN 10: 1573446599

    Someday, your prince will come (and come again).  The Handsome Prince is a bawdy collection of bedtime stories brimming with classic fairy tale characters, reimagined and recast for any man who has dreamt of the day his prince will come. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where the Serpent Lives by Ruth Padel
    Where the Serpent Lives - by Ruth Padel

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349122328 | ISBN 10: 0349122326

    A family in crisis - and the wider world of wildlife in crisis too. Rosamund, unable to communicate with her philandering husband or teenage son, alienated from her zoologist father, feels cut off also from the jungle world of her Indian childhood. W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloody Valentine by James Patterson
    Bloody Valentine - by James Patterson

    £1.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099556756 | ISBN 10: 0099556758

    This year Valentines Day isnt for romance. Its for murder.  Mega rich restaurant owner Jack Barnes and his second wife Zee are very much in love. However, their plans for Valentines Day are about to be torn apart by the most violent m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
    Good Omens - by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780552159845 | ISBN 10: 0552159840

    There is a hint of Armageddon in the air. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded, thankfully, in 1655, before she blew up her entire village and all its inhabitants, who had gathered to watch her burn), the wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tail of the Blue Bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes
    Tail of the Blue Bird - by Nii Ayikwei Parkes

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099526124 | ISBN 10: 0099526123

    A beautiful meditation on the relationship between old and new worlds in developing Africa. Sonokrom, a village in the Ghanaian hinterland, has not changed for thousands of years. Here, the men and women speak the language of the forest, drink ap ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Foundation Pit by Andrey Platonov, translated by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson
    The Foundation Pit - by Andrey Platonov, translated by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099529743 | ISBN 10: 0099529742

    Platonov's dystopian novel describes the lives of a group of Soviet workers who believe they are laying the foundations for a radiant future. As they work harder and dig deeper, their optimism turns to violence and it becomes clear that what is being ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hardball by Sara Paretsky
    Hardball - by Sara Paretsky

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781444707113 | ISBN 10: 1444707116

    When V.I. Warshawski is asked to find a man who's been missing for four decades, a search that she thought would be futile turns lethal. Old skeletons from the city`s racially charged history rise up to force her back with a vengeance a nun who mar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
    The Museum of Innocence - by Orhan Pamuk

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571237029 | ISBN 10: 0571237029

    It was the happiest moment of my life, though I didnt know it. And so begins the new novel from the universally acclaimed author of Snow and My Name is Red, his first since winning the Nobel Prize. It is a perfect Spring in 1975, Istanbul. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett
    Unseen Academicals - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552153379 | ISBN 10: 0552153370

    Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork. And now the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they're in the mood for trying everything else.   The prospect of the Big Match draws in a stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Falling Snow by Caryl Phillips
    In the Falling Snow - by Caryl Phillips

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099539742 | ISBN 10: 0099539748

    The streets of modern-day London are hectic, multicultural, and difficult to read if you are a white-collar, middle-aged man. Keith is a social worker who, following a brief affair with a colleague, finds himself living alone in a flat a few streets ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
    The Book of Disquiet - by Fernando Pessoa

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846687358 | ISBN 10: 1846687357

    This is a prize-winning international classic, first published in English by Serpent's Tail in 1993.   Sitting at his desk, Bernardo Soares imagined himself free forever of Rua dos Douradores, of his boss Vasques, of Moreira the book-keeper, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Falling to Heaven by Jeanne Peterson
    Falling to Heaven - by Jeanne Peterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781851687367 | ISBN 10: 185168736x

    Tibet, 1954. The highest pass of the Himalayas is enveloped in silence save the flapping of prayer flags. Seven thousand feet below, two Americans travellingon foot arrive in the remote town of Shigatse, intending to make it their new home. Steeped i ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
    My Name is Red - by Orhan Pamuk

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571268832 | ISBN 10: 0571268838

    In Istanbul, in the late 1590s, the Sultan secretly commissions a great book: a celebration of his life and his empire, to be illuminated by the best artists of the day - in the European manner. But when one of the miniaturists is murdered, their ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eclipse by Richard North Patterson
    Eclipse - by Richard North Patterson

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780330454872 | ISBN 10: 0330454870

    In a novel of international intrigue, an American lawyer, Damon Pierce, attempts to save Bobby Okari, the West African leader of a protest movement, from execution by the countrys corrupt and autocratic leader. Complicating matters further is Okari ... more

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  • Cover image of book Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
    Excellent Women - by Barbara Pym

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844084517 | ISBN 10: 1844084515

    Mildred Lathbury is one of those 'excellent women' who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, 'capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life - birth, marriage, death, the successful jumble sales, the garden fete spoilt by bad we ... more

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  • Cover image of book Personal Days by Ed Park
    Personal Days - by Ed Park

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099520580 | ISBN 10: 0099520583

    Ever wondered what your boss does all day? Or if there is a higher perhaps an existential significance to Microsoft Word malfunctions?  This astonishing debut is a scathingly funny look at a group of office workers who have no idea what t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Novel About My Wife by Emily Perkins
    Novel About My Wife - by Emily Perkins

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596509 | ISBN 10: 0747596506

    Tom Stone is madly in love with his wife Ann. Pushing forty and expecting their first child, they buy a semi-derelict house in Hackney. Despite their spiralling money troubles, they believe this is their settled future. But Ann becomes convinced she ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Truth Commissioner by David Park
    The Truth Commissioner - by David Park

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596332 | ISBN 10: 0747596336

    Henry Stanfield, the newly arrived Truth Commissioner, is troubled by his estrangement from his daughter, and struggling with the consequences of his infidelities. Francis Gilroy, veteran Republican and recently appointed government minister, risks l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cambridge by Caryl Phillips
    Cambridge - by Caryl Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099520566 | ISBN 10: 0099520567

    Cambridge is a powerful and haunting novel set in that uneasy time between the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of the slaves.  It is the story of Emily Cartwright, a young woman sent from England to visit her father's West Indian p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Foreigners: Three English Lives by Caryl Phillips
    Foreigners: Three English Lives - by Caryl Phillips

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099488859 | ISBN 10: 009948885x

    Francis Barber, 'given' to the great eighteenth-century writer Samuel Johnson, afforded an unusual depth of freedom, which, after Johnsons death, would help hasten his wretched demise....Randolph Turpin, Britains first black world champion boxer, w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making Money by Terry Pratchett
    Making Money - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780552154901 | ISBN 10: 0552154903

    It's an offer you can't refuse. Who would not to wish to be the man in charge of Ankh-Morpork's Royal Mint and the bank next door? It's a job for life. But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, the life is not necessarily for long.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hindi-Bindi Club by Monica Pradhan
    The Hindi-Bindi Club - by Monica Pradhan

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747592761 | ISBN 10: 0747592764

    When East meets West, does Mum really know best?  For decades they have remained close, sharing recipes and customs, and shaped by ancient ways. They are the Hindi-Bindi Club, a nickname given by their daughters to the mothers who left India ... more

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  • Cover image of book Politics Noir: Dark Tales from the Corridors of Power by Edited by Gary Phillips
    Politics Noir: Dark Tales from the Corridors of Power - by Edited by Gary Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844671618 | ISBN 10: 1844671615

    They seek power at any price, and pay with the devil's own coin! All new stories from... Black Artemis...Ken Bruen...Mike Davis...Robert Greer...Pete Hautman...Darrell James...Jake Lamar...Michelle Martinez...Sujata Massey...Twist Phelan...Gary P ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Town with No Twin by Barry Pilton
    The Town with No Twin - by Barry Pilton

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593188 | ISBN 10: 0747593183

    On the surface, Abernant is an idyllic rural town. But underneath, personalities clash, hatreds simmer and blackmail and sexual debauchery abound.  The Mayoress' desire to commission a town statue from a provocative drunk, and the penniless comm ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Than Just a Hairdresser by Nia Pritchard
    More Than Just a Hairdresser - by Nia Pritchard

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781870206853 | ISBN 10: 1870206851

    Shirley runs a mobile hairdressing service from her Liverpool home. Ably assisted by her camp-as-a-row-of-pink-frillies sidekick, Oli, she trims and colours the locks of young and old, fraught and fancy-free, in the local pensioners' home and on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pressl
    Special Topics in Calamity Physics - by Marisha Pressl

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141024325 | ISBN 10: 0141024321

    She found her teacher dead - hanging by a piece of electrical cord. The North Carolina police think it was suicide. Her former friends - the Bluebloods - blame her for being there. And her father tells her to leave it alone. But Blue van Meer is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Havana Blue by Leonardo Padura
    Havana Blue - by Leonardo Padura

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904738220 | ISBN 10: 1904738222

    Lieutenant Mario Conde is suffering from a terrible New Year's Eve hangover. Though it's the middle of a weekend, he is asked to urgently investigate the mysterious disappearance of Rafael Morin, a high-level business manager in the Cuban nomenklatu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossing the River by Caryl Phillips
    Crossing the River - by Caryl Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099498261 | ISBN 10: 009949826x

    A voice speaking out of a distant past, describes the consequences of his desperation: his daughter and two sons are condemned to the hold of an English slave ship bound for America in 1753. Here are the stories of these children: Nash, Martha, and T ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thud! by Terry Pratchett
    Thud! - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780552152679 | ISBN 10: 0552152676

    Koom Valley? That was where the trolls ambushed the dwarfs, or the dwarfs ambushed the trolls. It was far away. It was a long time ago. But if he doesn't solve the murder of just one dwarf, Commander Sam Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch is going to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex Wars by Marge Piercy
    Sex Wars - by Marge Piercy

    £17.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780749936334 | ISBN 10: 0749936339

    Post-Civil War New York City is the battleground of the American dream: an era of vast fortunes and crushing poverty. Though life is hard, the promise of change is in the air. Women are agitating for the vote and other civil rights. Immigrants are po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dancing in the Dark by Caryl Phillips
    Dancing in the Dark - by Caryl Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099488873 | ISBN 10: 0099488876

    'The funniest man I ever saw, and the saddest man I ever knew.' This is how W.C. Fields described Bert Williams, the highest-paid entertainer in America in his heyday and someone who counted the King of England and Buster Keaton among his fans.Born ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Know A Good Thing: The Asham Award Short-Story Collection - by Edited by Kate Pullinger

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747581833 | ISBN 10: 0747581835

    'As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.' Virgina Woolf Our world has been conjured up by the talented writers gathered here. These wonderful and evocative stories have a truly international flavour, taking us fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales From A Distant Planet by Felice Picano
    Tales From A Distant Planet - by Felice Picano

    £10.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9782914853057 | ISBN 10: 291485305x

    With stylistic mastery and typical daring, Californian writer Felice Picano delivers seven groundbreaking stories that go beyond anything before imagined.   In The Perfect Setting, landscape paintings give clues to different crimes they depic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paradise Jazz by Katherine Pomfret
    Paradise Jazz - by Katherine Pomfret

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781905005086 | ISBN 10: 1905005083

    "At Paradise Jazz, myths became legends and legends took off their coats and played the kind of blues to leave blisters on your soul."  Kat Pomfret's colourful debut novel explores what happens in a small town when big secrets collide. A novel a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Killed Durruti by Pedro de Paz
    The Man Who Killed Durruti - by Pedro de Paz

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781873976265 | ISBN 10: 1873976267

    A former policeman, now a Major in the Spanish Republican Army, is sent to Madrid to investigate the circumstances in which the legendary anarchist was killed. In his search for the truth he interviews the key witnesses and uncovers a number of contr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brokeback Mountain and Other Stories by Annie Proulx
    Brokeback Mountain and Other Stories - by Annie Proulx

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007205585 | ISBN 10: 0007205589

    Brokeback Mountain is set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming where cowboys live as they have done for generations. Hard, lonely lives in unforgiving country. Jack Twist and Ennis del Mar are two ranch hands "drop-out country boys with no ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Time of Our Singing by Richard Powers
    The Time of Our Singing - by Richard Powers

    £10.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099453833 | ISBN 10: 0099453835

    Jonah, Joseph and Ruth are the children of mixed-race parents determined to protect them from the grinding effects of race.  Hothouse children, they are all musically talented, but they cannot be protected from the world for long. Jonah becomes ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Distant Shore by Caryl Phillips
    A Distant Shore - by Caryl Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099428886 | ISBN 10: 0099428881

    The English village is a place where people come to lick their wounds.  Dorothy has walked away from a bad thirty-year marriage, an affair gone sour and a dangerous obsession. Between her visits to the doctor and the music lessons she gives to b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mordecai
    Mordecai's First Brush With Love: New Stories by Jewish Women in Britain - by Laura Phillips & Marion Baraitser (ed)

    £11.50   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780952942665 | ISBN 10: 0952942666

    A timely collection of short stories by Jewish women focusing on everyday concerns of the human heart - single motherhood, intermarriage, food and its terrors - with a cacophony of voices - comic, celebratory and violent. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
    Doctor Zhivago - by Boris Pasternak, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

    £8.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780099448426 | ISBN 10: 0099448424

    From the acclaimed translators of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, a stunning new translation of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece, the first since the 1958 original. Banned in the Soviet Union until 1988, Doctor Zhivago is the e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Morte D by J.F. Powers
    Morte D - by J.F. Powers

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780940322233 | ISBN 10: 0940322234

    Winner of The 1963 National Book Award for Fiction. The hero of J.F. Powers's comic masterpiece is Father Urban, a man of the cloth who is also a man of the world. Charming, with an expansive vision of the spiritual life and a high tolerance for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gormenghast Trilogy by Mervyn Peake
    The Gormenghast Trilogy - by Mervyn Peake

    £18.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780099288893 | ISBN 10: 0099288893

    Gormenghast is the vast, crumbling castle to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is lord and heir. Titus is expected to rule this gothic labyrinth of turrets and dungeons, and his eccentric and wayward subjects, according to strict age-old r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life: A User
    Life: A User's Guide - by Georges Perec

    £10.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780099449256 | ISBN 10: 0099449250

    One of the most dazzling and ingeniously contrived works of twentieth- century fiction, an entire microcosm brought to life in a Paris apartment block. Serge Valene, one of the inhabitants of the apartment block, has conceived the idea of a painting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Like People In History by Felice Picano
    Like People In History - by Felice Picano

    £12.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780349108384 | ISBN 10: 0349108382

    Flamboyant, mercurial Alistair Dodge and steadfast, cautious Roger Sansarc are second cousins who are both gay and whose lifelong friendship begins when they first meet as nine-year-old boys in 1954. At crucial moments in their personal histories the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett
    Lords and Ladies - by Terry Pratchett

    £6.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780552138918 | ISBN 10: 0552138916

    The fairies are back - but this time they don't just want your teeth... Granny Weatherwax and her tiny coven are up against real elves. It's Midsummer Night.No time for dreaming... With a full supporting cast of dwarfs, wizards, trolls ... more

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