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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Remote Sympathy by Catherine Chidgey
    Remote Sympathy - by Catherine Chidgey

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781787703711 | ISBN 10: 1787703711

    Longlisted for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlisted for the Dublin Literary Award  An exquisitely readable, polyphonic novel of domestic drama and human connection set in and around a concentration camp in Germany during the second w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann
    Tyll - by Daniel Kehlmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529403671 | ISBN 10: 1529403677

    Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2020  He's a trickster, a player, a jester. His handshake's like a pact with the devil, his smile like a crack in the clouds; he's watching you now and he's gone when you turn. Tyll Ulenspiegel is he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada
    Memoirs of a Polar Bear - by Yoko Tawada

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846276323 | ISBN 10: 1846276322

    Three bears.  The first, a diligent memoirist whose unlikely success forces her to flee Soviet Russia.  The second, her daughter, a skilled dancer in an East Berlin circus.   The third, Knut, a baby bear born and raised in Berl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden
    Nightmare in Berlin - by Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911344506 | ISBN 10: 1911344501

    Available for the first time in English, here is an unforgettable portrayal by a master novelist of the physical and psychological devastation wrought in the homeland by Hitler’s war.   Late April, 1945. The war is over yet Dr Doll, a loner and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jews Queers Germans by Martin Duberman
    Jews Queers Germans - by Martin Duberman

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609807382 | ISBN 10: 1609807383

    A historical novel about Kaiser Wilhelm’s closest circle of friends — all of them gay — at the dawn of the 20th century by the author of Stonewall.   A breathtaking historical novel by Martin Duberman that recreates the intimate milieu arou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada
    Little Man, What Now? - by Hans Fallada

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911545033 | ISBN 10: 1911545035

    Written just before the Nazis came to power, this darkly enchanting novel tells the simple story of a young couple trying to eke out a devent life amidst an economic crisis that’s transforming their country into a place of anger and despair. It was ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Emperor Waltz by Philip Hensher
    The Emperor Waltz - by Philip Hensher

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007459599 | ISBN 10: 0007459599

    The Emperor Waltz is a single novel with three narrative strands: fourth-century Rome, 1920s Germany, and 1980s London. In each place, a small coterie is closely connected and separated from the larger world. In each story, the larger world regards t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tiger Milk by Stefanie de Velasco
    Tiger Milk - by Stefanie de Velasco

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781857458 | ISBN 10: 1781857458

    'We need to practise for later on, for real life. We need to know everything so nobody can ever mess with us.'   Nini and Jameelah are best friends forever. This summer they're going to grow up. Together. On their terms. But things don't alway ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Auschwitz Violin by Maria Angels Anglada, translated by Martha Tennent
    The Auschwitz Violin - by Maria Angels Anglada, translated by Martha Tennent

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849019811 | ISBN 10: 1849019819

    An international sensation now available in English for the first time, The Auschwitz Violin is the unforgettable story of one man's refusal to surrender his dignity in the face of history's greatest atrocity. In the winter of 1991, at a concert in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Witch
    The Witch's Trinity - by Erika Mailman

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340962213 | ISBN 10: 0340962216

    Witch. Some words can kill.  Germany, 1507. In a time when famine is rife and panic spreading, people resort to desperate measures in order to survive.  When a visiting friar suggests that witchcraft is to blame for their failing crop ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homecoming by Bernard Schlink
    Homecoming - by Bernard Schlink

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780753823286 | ISBN 10: 0753823284

    When thirteen-year-old Peter discovers an old manuscript in his family home it instantly captivates him. The manuscript tells the compelling story of a German soldier's homecoming after escaping from a POW camp, but the document is incomplete, and Pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child of All Nations by Irmgard Keun, translated by Michael Hofmann
    Child of All Nations - by Irmgard Keun, translated by Michael Hofmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141188454 | ISBN 10: 0141188456

    "Nothing short of a revelation... I am still haunted by it."(Evening Standard) Because Kully's father has written the wrong things about his country, and because there might be a war coming (Kully's heard of some of the men involved, like Hitler, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carre
    A Most Wanted Man - by John Le Carre

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340977088 | ISBN 10: 0340977086

    A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an id ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (translator: Carol Brown Janeway)
    The Reader - by Bernhard Schlink (translator: Carol Brown Janeway)

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753823293 | ISBN 10: 0753823292

    For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unforgiving Years by Victor Serge
    The Unforgiving Years - by Victor Serge

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781590172476 | ISBN 10: 1590172477

    Unforgiving Years is a thrilling and terrifying journey into the disastrous, blazing core of the twentieth century. Victor Serge's final novel, here translated into English for the first time, is at once the most ambitious, bleakest, and most lyrical ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert
    The Dark Room - by Rachel Seiffert

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780099287179 | ISBN 10: 009928717x

    The Dark Room tells the stories of three ordinary Germans : Helmut, a young photographer in Berlin in the 1930s who uses his craft to express his patriotic fervour; Lore, a twelve-year-old girl who in 1945 guides her young siblings across a devastate ... more

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