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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 212 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
    Convenience Store Woman - by Sayaka Murata

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846276842 | ISBN 10: 1846276845

    Keiko has never really fitted in. At school and university people find her odd and her family worries she'll never be normal. To appease them, Keiko takes a job at a newly opened convenience store. Here, she finds peace and purpose in the simple, dai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami
    Killing Commendatore - by Haruki Murakami

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784707330 | ISBN 10: 1784707333

    The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84.   In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous art ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leila by Prayaag Akbar
    Leila - by Prayaag Akbar

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571341320 | ISBN 10: 0571341322

    Shalini will never forget her daughter Leila's third birthday party: it was the last time she saw her alive.  Sixteen years have passed and Shalini's life is unrecognizable. Her husband gone: beaten and dragged from their home the night Leila ... 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 Miracle on Cherry Hill by Sun-mi Hwang
    Miracle on Cherry Hill - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349143354 | ISBN 10: 0349143358

    Celebrated bestselling author Sun-mi Hwang is back with a heartwarming new novel about renewal and friendship.  This is the story of a man named Kang Dae-su. His whole life is a miracle, rising from poverty to running a successful construction co ... 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 The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita
    The Forest of Wool and Steel - by Natsu Miyashita

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857525185 | ISBN 10: 0857525182

    What he experienced that day wasn’t life-changing... It was life-making.   Tomura is startled by the hypnotic sound of a piano being tuned in his school. It seeps into his soul and transports him to the forests, dark and gleaming, that surround ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Chocolate Saints by Jeet Thayil
    The Book of Chocolate Saints - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571336111 | ISBN 10: 0571336116

    LONGLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE 2018   Francis Newton Xavier has lived a wild existence of excess in pursuit of his uncompromising aesthetic vision. His paintings and poems – which embody the flamboyant and decadent j ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
    The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - by Arundhati Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241980767 | ISBN 10: 0241980763

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER and THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The first novel in 20 years from the Booker-prize winning author of The God of Small Things.   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness tak ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke
    The Explosion Chronicles - by Yan Lianke

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784701925 | ISBN 10: 1784701920

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL 2017   With the Yi River on one side and the Balou Mountains on the other, the village of Explosion was founded a thousand years ago by refugees fleeing a volcanic eruption. But in the post-Mao era, ... more

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  • Cover image of book If Cats Disappeared From The World by Genki Kawamura, translated by Eric Selland
    If Cats Disappeared From The World - by Genki Kawamura, translated by Eric Selland

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509889174 | ISBN 10: 1509889175

    Our narrator’s days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor’s diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht
    White Chrysanthemum - by Mary Lynn Bracht

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705459 | ISBN 10: 1784705454

    'Look for your sister after each dive. Never forget. If you see her, you are safe.'   Hana and her little sister Emi are part of an island community of haenyo, women who make their living from diving deep into the sea off the southernmost tip ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book 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 When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy
    When I Hit You - by Meena Kandasamy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786491282 | ISBN 10: 1786491281

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018  Guardian’s Best Books of 2017 Daily Telegraph’s Best Books of 2017 Observer Best Books of 2017 Fina ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devils
    The Devils' Dance - by Hamid Ismailov

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911284130 | ISBN 10: 1911284134

    On New Year’s Eve 1938, the writer Abdulla Qodiriy is taken from his home by the Soviet secret police and thrown into a Tashkent prison. There, to distract himself from the physical and psychological torment of beatings and mindless interrogations, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Maid
    The Maid's Room - by Fiona Mitchell

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473659599 | ISBN 10: 1473659590

    For readers of The Help and The Invention of Wings, a searing and sweeping debut novel that gives a new and unforgettable perspective on modern day domestic workers.   Set in the blistering heat of Singapore, The Maid's Room follows the live ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam
    The Golden Legend - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571330751 | ISBN 10: 0571330754

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018   For weeks, someone has been broadcasting people’s secrets from the minarets of the city’s mosques, striking fear into the hearts of Christians and Muslims alike. Then when shots ring out on the Grand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
    Kitchen - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571342723 | ISBN 10: 0571342728

    Kitchen juxtaposes two tales about mothers, transsexuality, bereavement, kitchens, love and tragedy in contemporary Japan. It is a startlingly original first work by Japan's brightest young literary star and is now a cult film.  When Kitchen ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Blue Light Yokohama by Nicolás Obregón
    Blue Light Yokohama - by Nicolás Obregón

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781405926898 | ISBN 10: 1405926899

    Inspired by a blistering real-life murder, Blue Light Yokohama's Inspector Iwata is perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole.  THE MURDERER'S IN YOUR HOUSE... A family of four are found murdered in their own home. A painted black sun is left dr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto
    Moshi Moshi - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781640090156 | ISBN 10: 1640090150

    In Moshi Moshi, Yoshie’s much-loved musician father has died in a suicide pact with an unknown woman. It is only when Yoshie and her mother move to Shimo-kitazawa, a traditional Tokyo neighborhood of narrow streets, quirky shops, and friendly resid ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, translated by Philip Gabriel
    The Travelling Cat Chronicles - by Hiro Arikawa, translated by Philip Gabriel

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857524195 | ISBN 10: 0857524194

    Recommended by thousands of international readers - the tender feelgood story of a man's journey around Japan with a streetcat. Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami.  Includes specially commissioned line-drawings  It's not t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Selection Day by Aravind Adiga
    Selection Day - by Aravind Adiga

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509806492 | ISBN 10: 1509806490

    Selection Day is a captivating, witty novel by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga.   'The most exciting novelist writing in English today' A. N. Wilson   Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is goo ... more

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  • Cover image of book How I Became a North Korean by Krys Lee
    How I Became a North Korean - by Krys Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571276233 | ISBN 10: 0571276237

    At the lawless border between North Korea and China, three young lives converge in the hope of a better future.   Yongju is an accomplished student from a prominent but recently disgraced family; Jangmi has had to fend for herself since childh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
    Pachinko - by Min Jin Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786691378 | ISBN 10: 178669137x

    Yeongdo, Korea 1911.   In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The couple have one child, their beloved daughter Sunja. When Sunja falls pregnant by a married ya ... more

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  • Cover image of book Notes Of A Crocodile by Qiu Miaojin
    Notes Of A Crocodile - by Qiu Miaojin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781681370767 | ISBN 10: 168137076x

    An NYRB Classics Original  Set in the post-martial-law era of late-1980s Taipei, Notes of a Crocodile is a coming-of-age story of queer misfits discovering love, friendship, and artistic affinity while hardly studying at Taiwan’s most prestig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies
    The Fortunes - by Peter Ho Davies

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780340980255 | ISBN 10: 0340980257

    By the author of the Booker longlisted The Welsh Girl, a vibrant, powerful and iconoclastic novel telling the little-known story of the Chinese in America, and of America through its Chinese.   Ah Ling: son of a prostitute and a white 'ghost', ... more

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  • Cover image of book Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
    Men Without Women - by Haruki Murakami

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911215370 | ISBN 10: 191121537x

    'I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden.'   Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
    Do Not Say We Have Nothing - by Madeleine Thien

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783782673 | ISBN 10: 1783782676

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016   In Canada in 1991, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests. Her name is Ai-Ming.   As her re ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi
    The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea - by Bandi

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781257548 | ISBN 10: 178125754x

    In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime.  Smuggled out of North Korea and set for publication around the world in 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam
    The Bones of Grace - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847679789 | ISBN 10: 1847679781

    Zubaida is on a journey to unearth the past. It will lead her from the corridors of Harvard to the scorching deserts of Pakistan, and the bones of an ancient whale. It will carry her back to Bangladesh, and the dark horrors of a ship-breaking yard. H ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lovers by Rod Nordland
    The Lovers - by Rod Nordland

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473607026 | ISBN 10: 1473607027

    A story of forbidden love.   Zakia and Mohammad Ali are a modern day Romeo and Juliet. Two young Afghan lovers - he a Shia, she a Sunni - who defied their families risking their lives in order to be together. "...a heartbreaking tale of ill ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spring Garden by Tomoka Shibasaki
    Spring Garden - by Tomoka Shibasaki

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782272700 | ISBN 10: 1782272704

    Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory and thwarted hope.   Divorced and cut off from his family, Taro lives alone in one of the few occupied apartments in his block, a block that is to be torn down as soon a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Killing Room by Peter May
    The Killing Room - by Peter May

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784291686 | ISBN 10: 1784291684

    Li Yan and Margaret Campbell travel to Shanghai: where a new ally, and a new enemy, await.   THE THIRD CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CHINA THRILLER, FROM THE MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER THE BLACKHOUSE.   THE NEW CASE  Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Aunt Crane by Geling Yan
    Little Aunt Crane - by Geling Yan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099569633 | ISBN 10: 0099569639

    In the last days of World War II, the Japanese occupation of Manchuria has collapsed. As the Chinese move in, the elders of the Japanese settler village of Sakito decide to preserve their honour by killing all the villagers in an act of mass suicide. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)
    The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction - by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583805 | ISBN 10: 190558380x

    Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world - noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums - but, as these stories show, it is also one of the most colourful and chaotically joyful places you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Acts by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith
    Human Acts - by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275975 | ISBN 10: 1846275970

    Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnecte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    The Sympathizer - by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151360 | ISBN 10: 1472151364

    A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique perspective on the Vietnam war. Destined to become a modern classic.   WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels by Haruki Murakami
    Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels - by Haruki Murakami

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099590392 | ISBN 10: 0099590395

    Wind/Pinball includes Haruki Murakami�s first two novels, published back-to-back, available for the first time in English outside Japan. With a new introduction by the author.� If you�re the sort of guy who raids the refrigerators of silent ki ... 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 Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
    Thirteen Ways of Looking - by Colum McCann

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

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

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  • Cover image of book In a Land of Paper Gods by Rebecca Mackenzie
    In a Land of Paper Gods - by Rebecca Mackenzie

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472224224 | ISBN 10: 1472224221

    A gorgeous literary debut in the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible about a school for the children of British missionaries in China, at the top of a mountain, at the edge of the Second World War  Jiangxi Province, China, 1941  Atop th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dog Who Dared to Dream by Sun-mi Hwang
    The Dog Who Dared to Dream - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349142104 | ISBN 10: 0349142106

    This is the story of a dog named Scraggly.  Born an outsider because of her distinctive appearance, she spends most of her days in the sun-filled yard of her owner's house. Scraggly has dreams and aspirations just like the rest of us. But each w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy
    Sleeping on Jupiter - by Anuradha Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848666900 | ISBN 10: 184866690x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015   A stark and unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, about religion, love and violence in the modern world.   A train stops at a railway station. A young woman jumps off. She has wild h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan
    Beauty is a Wound - by Eka Kurniawan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782272434 | ISBN 10: 1782272437

    A colour-drenched epic set in Indonesia, filled with vivid sex and violence, from the Man Booker International Prize longlisted author. 'A literary child of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Salman Rushdie' New York Review of Books 'A howling master ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ice Candy Man by Bapsi Sidhwa
    Ice Candy Man - by Bapsi Sidhwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907970634 | ISBN 10: 1907970630

    Eight-year-old Lenny is crippled by polio but inquisitive and spirited. She spends her days in the park with her beloved Ayah, surrounded by a plethora of other park-goers: theres the Sikh zoo-keeper, the Pathan, strong Imman Din, and Ice-Candy Man ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss
    Signs for Lost Children - by Sarah Moss

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847089137 | ISBN 10: 1847089135

    Only weeks into their marriage a young couple embark on a six-month period of separation. Tom Cavendish goes to Japan to build lighthouses and his wife Ally, Doctor Moberley-Cavendish, stays and works at the Truro asylum. As Ally plunges into the ins ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beijing Comrades by Bei Tong, translated by Scott E. Myers
    Beijing Comrades - by Bei Tong, translated by Scott E. Myers

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781558619074 | ISBN 10: 1558619070

    When Handong, a ruthless and wealthy businessman, is introduced to Lan Yu, a nave, working-class architectural student the attraction is all consuming.   Arrogant and privileged, Handong is unsettled by this desire, while Lan Yu quietly sub ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of Sandalwood by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir
    Traces of Sandalwood - by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789462380578 | ISBN 10: 9462380570

    Muna, a young Indian orphan, is working in a carpet factory in Bombay. She cannot forget about her sister Sita, from whom she was separated. Sita, who lives in an orphanage in the same city, doesnt remember her older sister and dreams about having a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez
    Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780751561463 | ISBN 10: 0751561460

    The brand new novel from the author of the Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul. Six women forever joined by a little cafe in Kabul. Sunny, former proprietor of the Little Coffee Shop and new owner of the Screaming ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vegetarian by Han Kang
    The Vegetarian - by Han Kang

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846276033 | ISBN 10: 1846276039

    Winner: The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Translated by Deborah Smith  Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of Hidden Mothers by Meera Syal
    The House of Hidden Mothers - by Meera Syal

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781862300538 | ISBN 10: 1862300534

    How far would you go to get the life you can't have?   Shyama, aged forty-eight, has fallen for a younger man. They want a child together.   Meanwhile, in a rural village in India, young Mala, trapped in an oppressive marriage, dreams o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai
    The Hungry Ghosts - by Shyam Selvadurai

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592003 | ISBN 10: 1846592003

    In Buddhist myth, those that have desired too much during their lifetime may be reborn as hungry ghosts spirits with a stomach so large they can never be full.   Six-year-old Shivan is boarded up in his grandmothers mansion in Sri Lanka. ... 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 Don
    Don't Let Him Know - by Sandip Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408856666 | ISBN 10: 1408856662

    In a boxy apartment building in an American university town, Romola Mitra, a young bride, anxiously awaits her first letter from home in India. When she accidentally opens the wrong letter, it changes her life. Decades later, her son Amit finds the l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan
    Man Tiger - by Eka Kurniawan

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688595 | ISBN 10: 1781688591

    Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 A wry, affecting tale set in a small town on the Indonesian coast, Man Tiger tells the story of two interlinked and tormented families and of Margio, a young man ordinary in all particulars exc ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Point Two Billion by Mahesh Rao
    One Point Two Billion - by Mahesh Rao

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907970337 | ISBN 10: 1907970339

    1.2 billion people live in India, making it one of the most populous places on earth. Its a nation of extremes, exhilarating in its diversity, and torn between ancient traditions and the shock of modernity.  Mahesh Rao writes about the tapestry ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wailing Ghosts by Pu Songling
    Wailing Ghosts - by Pu Songling

    £0.80   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141398167 | ISBN 10: 0141398167

    '...revealing great shining fangs more than three inches long.'  Some of the most macabre and wonderful of all Chinese stories, including 'The Golden Goblet', 'Scorched Moth the Daoist' and 'The Black Beast'   Introducing Little Black ... more

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  • Cover image of book Season of the Rainbirds by Nadeem Aslam
    Season of the Rainbirds - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571313303 | ISBN 10: 0571313302

    The highly acclaimed and Betty Trask Award winning debut from the author of Maps for Lost Lovers.   A sack of letters lost in a train crash nineteen years previously has mysteriously reappeared, and the inhabitants of a small town in Pakistan ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota
    The Year of the Runaways - by Sunjeev Sahota

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447241645 | ISBN 10: 1447241649

    The heart-stopping new book from one of Granta's Best of British Novelists 2013  Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015  The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by ci ... 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 The Scatter Here is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer
    The Scatter Here is Too Great - by Bilal Tanweer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099589846 | ISBN 10: 0099589842

    A love letter to Karachi, told by the people linked together by one devastating event.   Shortlisted for the 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Winner of the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2014   The Scatter Here is Too Great he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frog by Mo Yan, translated by Howard Goldblatt
    Frog - by Mo Yan, translated by Howard Goldblatt

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241967324 | ISBN 10: 0241967325

    Frog is a richly complex new novel about China's one-child policy by Mo Yan, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2012.   Gugu is beautiful, charismatic and of an unimpeachable political background. A respected midwife, she combines modern ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirst by Kerry Hudson
    Thirst - by Kerry Hudson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099589891 | ISBN 10: 0099589893

    An unconventional, will-they-wont-they love story, that takes us from London to Siberia, and from hope to heartbreak, and back again.   The beginning of a relationship is usually all about getting to know each other, sharing stories far into t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Tokyo: A City in Short Fiction by Jim Hinks, Masashi Matsuie & Michael Emmerich (Editors)
    The Book of Tokyo: A City in Short Fiction - by Jim Hinks, Masashi Matsuie & Michael Emmerich (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781905583577 | ISBN 10: 1905583575

    Featuring Banana Yoshimoto, Osamu Hashimoto, Toshiyuki Horie, Shūichi Yoshida, Hiromi Kawakami, Nao-Cola Yamazaki, Hitomi Kanehara, Hideo Furukawa, Kaori Ekuni & Mitsuyo Kakuta A shape-shifter arrives at Tokyo harbour in human form, set to e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
    Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - by Haruki Murakami

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099590378 | ISBN 10: 0099590379

    A mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestseller author of Norwegian Wood. Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning red pine ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Gold Leaves by Mirza Waheed
    The Book of Gold Leaves - by Mirza Waheed

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241970829 | ISBN 10: 0241970822

    Mirza Waheed's extraordinary new novel The Book of Gold Leaves is a heartbreaking love story set in war-torn Kashmir. In an ancient house in the city of Srinagar, Faiz paints exquisite Papier Mache pencil boxes for tourists. Evening is beginning ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong
    Princess Bari - by Hwang Sok-yong

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781859641743 | ISBN 10: 1859641741

    In a drab North Korean city, a seventh daughter is born to a couple longing for a son. Abandoned hours after her birth, she is eventually rescued by her grandmother. The old woman names the child Bari, after a legend telling of a forsaken princess wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Incarnations by Susan Barker
    The Incarnations - by Susan Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784160005 | ISBN 10: 1784160008

    Beijing, 2008, the Olympics are coming, but as taxi driver Wang circles the citys congested streets, he feels barely alive. His daily grind is suddenly interrupted when he finds a letter in the sunshade of his cab. Someone is watching him. Someone w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher by Ahn Do-hyeon
    The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher - by Ahn Do-hyeon

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447269991 | ISBN 10: 1447269993

    A life-affirming, inspirational modern fable about love, life and daring to be different. The life of the salmon is a predictable one: swimming upstream to the place of its birth to spawn, and then to die. This is the story of a salmon whose silv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gypsy Goddess by Meena Kandasamy
    The Gypsy Goddess - by Meena Kandasamy

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782391807 | ISBN 10: 1782391800

    Tamil Nadu, 1968. Village landlords rule over a feudal system that forces peasants to break their backs in the fields or suffer beatings as punishment. In the misery of their daily lives it is little wonder that the Communist Party begins to gain tra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Family Life by Akhil Sharma
    Family Life - by Akhil Sharma

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571224548 | ISBN 10: 0571224547

    For eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju, life in Delhi in the late 1970s follows a comfortable, predictable routine: bathing on the roof, queuing for milk, playing cricket in the street. Yet, everything changes when their father finds a j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fallout by Paul Thomas
    Fallout - by Paul Thomas

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908524492 | ISBN 10: 1908524499

    Tito Ihaka, the unkempt, overweight Maori cop was demoted to Sergeant due to insubordination and pigheadedness. He investigates the unsolved killing of 17 year old girl at an election night party in a ritzy villa near Auckland. Ihaka is also embroile ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spice Box Letters by Eve Makis
    The Spice Box Letters - by Eve Makis

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910124086 | ISBN 10: 1910124087

    Katerina inherits a scented, wooden spice box after her grandmother Mariam dies. It contains letters and a diary, written in Armenian. As she pieces together her family story, Katerina learns that Mariam's childhood was shattered by the Armenian trag ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Country by Kalyan Ray
    No Country - by Kalyan Ray

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408843345 | ISBN 10: 140884334x

    In November 1989, an Indian couple are discovered murdered in a small town in upstate New York. They lie together as though just disengaged from a long embrace. Yet their murder has been two centuries in the making.   County Sligo, Ireland, 18 ... more

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  • Cover image of book A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
    A God in Every Stone - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408847237 | ISBN 10: 140884723x

    July 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is running up a mountainside in an ancient land, surrounded by figs and cypresses. Soon she will discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and the ecstasy of love. Thousands of miles away a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee
    The Lives of Others - by Neel Mukherjee

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099554486 | ISBN 10: 0099554488

    An epic saga telling the story of a Bengali family in Calcutta exploring a family that is decaying as the society around it fractures, and one young man who tries to reimagine his place in the world. ***Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014*** ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pearl That Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
    The Pearl That Broke its Shell - by Nadia Hashimi

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780062244765 | ISBN 10: 0062244760

    Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lis ... 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 In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman
    In the Light of What We Know - by Zia Haider Rahman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447231233 | ISBN 10: 1447231236

    A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century. One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his marriage unravelling, receives a surpr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut
    Arctic Summer - by Damon Galgut

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782391593 | ISBN 10: 1782391592

    In 1912, the SS Birmingham approaches India. On board is Morgan Forster, novelist and man of letters, who is embarking on a journey of discovery. As Morgan stands on deck, the promise of a strange new future begins to take shape before his eyes. The ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night Boat by Alan Spence
    Night Boat - by Alan Spence

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857868541 | ISBN 10: 0857868543

    On the side of a mountain, in eighteenth century Japan, sits a man in perfect stillness as the summit erupts, spitting fire and molten rock onto the land around him. The man is Hakuin. He will become the world's most famous teacher of zen. This is no ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the City of Gold and Silver by Keniz Mourad
    In the City of Gold and Silver - by Keniz Mourad

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781609452278 | ISBN 10: 1609452275

    Here is the long-forgotten story of Begum Hazrat Mahal, Queen of Awadh and the soul of the Indian revolt against the British, brought to vivid life by a writer whose own story reads like a novel. Begum was an orphan and a poetess who captured th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand
    Untouchable - by Mulk Raj Anand

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141393605 | ISBN 10: 0141393602

    Mulk Raj Anand's extraordinarily powerful story of an Untouchable in India's caste system, with a new introduction by Ramachandra Guha, author of Gandhi. Bakha is a proud and attractive young man, yet none the less he is an Untouchable - an outca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case of the Love Commandos by Tarquin Hall
    The Case of the Love Commandos - by Tarquin Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099561880 | ISBN 10: 0099561883

    The wonderful fourth outing for Delhi detective Vish Puri ('the Indian Hercule Poirot' Financial Times).   When Indias Love Commandos rescue a young woman from a high-caste family who has been forbidden from marrying an untouchable, she looks ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blind Man
    The Blind Man's Garden - by Nadeem Aslam

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571287949 | ISBN 10: 0571287948

    From the author of Maps for Lost Lovers comes a searing, exquisitely written novel set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11 - a story of war, of one family's losses, and of the simplest, most enduring human impulses.   Jeo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide
    The Guest Cat - by Takashi Hiraide

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447279402 | ISBN 10: 1447279409

    An international bestseller. A charming and wonderful novel about a cat that brings joy into a couple's life.  The New York Times bestseller.  A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. They work ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Children by Roopa Farooki
    The Good Children - by Roopa Farooki

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780755383443 | ISBN 10: 0755383443

    From the twice Orange Prize Longlisted author of Bitter Sweets and The Flying Man. Perfect for any reader of Jhumpa Lahiri and Khamila Shamsie.   Leaving home is one thing. Surviving is another.   1940s Lahore, the Punjab. Two brother ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beggar
    Beggar's Feast - by Randy Boyagoda

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241001547 | ISBN 10: 0241001544

    Randy Boyagoda's Beggar's Feast is a tour de force of a novel set in Sri Lanka about a man living in defiance of fate.   Sam Kandy, born in 1899 in a poor village in the heart of Ceylon and abandoned by his family ten years later at the gates ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Mn by Kim Thy
    Mn - by Kim Thy

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846689963 | ISBN 10: 1846689961

    Mn has three mothers: the one who gives birth to her in wartime, the nun who plucks her from a vegetable garden, and her beloved Maman, who becomes a spy to survive. Seeking security for her grown daughter, Maman finds Mn a husband - a lonely Vietn ... 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 Shadow of the Crescent Moon by Fatima Bhutto
    The Shadow of the Crescent Moon - by Fatima Bhutto

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241965627 | ISBN 10: 0241965624

    Fatima Bhutto's stunning debut novel The Shadow of the Crescent Moon, begins and ends one rain swept Friday morning in Mir Ali, a small town in Pakistan's Tribal Areas close to the Afghan border.   Three brothers meet for breakfast. Soon aft ... more

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  • Cover image of book And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
    And the Mountains Echoed - by Khaled Hosseini

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408842454 | ISBN 10: 1408842459

    So, then. You want a story and I will tell you one... Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live in the small village of Shadbagh. To Abdullah, Pari, as beautiful and sweet-natured as the fairy for which she was named, is everything. Mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
    The Lowland - by Jhumpa Lahiri

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843543 | ISBN 10: 1408843544

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013 and the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013.   From Subhashs earliest memories, at every point, his brother was there. In the suburban streets of Calcutta where they wandered before dusk and in the hyacinth-stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City of Devi by Manil Suri
    The City of Devi - by Manil Suri

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408833933 | ISBN 10: 140883393x

    Armed only with a pomegranate, Sarita ventures into the empty streets of Mumbai, on the eve of its threatened nuclear annihilation. She is looking for her physicist husband Karun, who has been missing for over a fortnight. She is soon joined on her q ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw
    Five Star Billionaire - by Tash Aw

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007494187 | ISBN 10: 0007494181

    Longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, the overlapping lives of five newcomers to Chinas most dynamic city are the subject of this kaleidoscopic novel.   Welcome to Shanghai. A restless metropolis where old traditions collide with new ambi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Goddess Chronicle by Natsuo Kirino
    The Goddess Chronicle - by Natsuo Kirino

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782111603 | ISBN 10: 1782111603

    In a place like no other, on an island in the shape of a tear drop, two sisters are born into a family of the oracle. Kamikuu, with creamy skin and almond eyes, is admired far and wide; Namima, small but headstrong, learns to live in her sister's sha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bathing Women by Tie Ning
    The Bathing Women - by Tie Ning

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007489886 | ISBN 10: 0007489889

    Longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and a modern Chinese classic with over one million copies sold.  Sisters Tiao and Fan grew up in the shadow of the Cultural Revolution where they witnessed ritual humiliation and suffering. They als ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-mi Hwang
    The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780745343 | ISBN 10: 1780745346

    This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
    How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia - by Mohsin Hamid

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241144671 | ISBN 10: 0241144671

    Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia is a bold new novel for the modern world. In this keenly-awaited follow-up to his bestselling The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Mohsin Hamid confirms his place as a radically inventive story-tell ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai
    The Sea of Innocence - by Kishwar Desai

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781471101441 | ISBN 10: 1471101444

    Goa, south India. A beautiful holiday hideaway where hippies and backpackers while away the hours. But beneath the clear blue skies lies a dirty secret...  Simran Singh is desperate for a break and some time away from her busy job as a social w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Quarter of the Moon by Chi Zijian
    The Last Quarter of the Moon - by Chi Zijian

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099555650 | ISBN 10: 0099555654

    In this sweeping epic, full of love and loss, a woman from one of the last remote reindeer-herding tribes of northeastern China tells the story of her family and the last century of her country's history. A long-time confidante of the rain and sno ... 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 One Thousand and One Nights by Hanan Al-Shaykh
    One Thousand and One Nights - by Hanan Al-Shaykh

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408827765 | ISBN 10: 140882776x

    One Thousand and One Nights are the never-ending stories told by Shahrazad under sentence of death to King Shahrayar. Maddened by the discovery of his wife's orgies, King Shahrayar vows to marry a virgin every night and kill her in the morning. To su ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Skinning Tree by Srikumar Sen
    The Skinning Tree - by Srikumar Sen

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846882968 | ISBN 10: 1846882966

    Set against the Japanese advance on India during the Second World War, The Skinning Tree centres on the nine-year-old Sabby, who lives in a Calcutta family where sophisticated British habits such as bridge and dinner parties co-exist with Indian valu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hope Factory by Lavanya Sankaran
    The Hope Factory - by Lavanya Sankaran

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780755327898 | ISBN 10: 0755327896

    Where innocence, deceit and love collide. Anand is a Bangalore success story: successful, well-married, rich. At least, that's how he appears. But if his little factory is to grow, he needs land and money and, in the New India, neither of these i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Origins of Love by Kishwar Desai
    Origins of Love - by Kishwar Desai

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781471111228 | ISBN 10: 1471111229

    In Delhi a small baby lies alone and abandoned. The product of IVF and surrogacy, she had been so coveted - until she was born with a fatal illness. No one knows how the infection could have been transferred to the child, but one thing is certain: no ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
    The Garden of Evening Mists - by Tan Twan Eng

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781782110187 | ISBN 10: 1782110186

    The International Bestseller Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012 Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction 2013 Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 "With ravishing sensuousness, it conjures up the lush landscapes and ... 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 The Village by Nikita Lalwani
    The Village - by Nikita Lalwani

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141030401 | ISBN 10: 0141030402

    The Village by Nikita Lalwani is a disturbing and utterly gripping modern morality tale set in contemporary India.   On a winter morning Ray Bhullar arrives at the gates of an Indian village. She is here to make a film. But this will be no o ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
    A Tale for the Time Being - by Ruth Ozeki

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857867971 | ISBN 10: 0857867970

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. 'Hi! My name is Nao, and I am a time being. Do you know what a time being is? Well, if you give me a moment, I will tell you.' Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scenes from Early Life by Philip Hensher
    Scenes from Early Life - by Philip Hensher

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007450107 | ISBN 10: 0007450109

    Winner of the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, this is the new novel from the author of King of the Badgers and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Northern Clemency.   I was a baby during the war. We stayed inside for months. All my au ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez
    The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780751550405 | ISBN 10: 075155040x

    The internationally bestselling novel about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there - as if Maeve Binchy had written The Kite Runner.   In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil
    Narcopolis - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571275786 | ISBN 10: 0571275788

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. Shuklaji Street, in Old Bombay. In Rashid's opium room the air is thick and potent. A beautiful young woman leans to hold a long-stemmed pipe over a flame, her hair falling across her dark eyes. Around h ... more

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  • Cover image of book French Sahib by Pierre Freha
    French Sahib - by Pierre Freha

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9789380905266 | ISBN 10: 9380905262

    What happens when a Frenchman falls in love with a young Indian guy? Set in India with a French protagonist, and written by a Frenchman, French Sahib is a French-Indian love story revealing the taboos of Indian society and the hypocrisies of Fre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vulture Peak by John Burdett
    Vulture Peak - by John Burdett

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781472100986 | ISBN 10: 1472100980

    The fifth Bangkok novel featuring Royal Thai Police Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep, the former Buddhist monk.   Nobody knows Bangkok like Royal Thai Police Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep, and there is no one quite like Sonchai: a police offic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freshta by Petra Prochzkov, translated by  Julia Sherwood
    Freshta - by Petra Prochzkov, translated by Julia Sherwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780957132641 | ISBN 10: 0957132646

    Welcome to Kabul: one family, countless secrets.   When Herra, a Russian-Tadjik woman, falls in love with Nadir, an Afghan, she has no idea about the life that awaits her in post-Taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai
    Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard - by Kiran Desai

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571284047 | ISBN 10: 0571284043

    Sampath Chawla was born in a time of drought that ended with a vengeance the night of his birth. All signs being auspicious, the villagers triumphantly assured Sampath's proud parents that their son was destined for greatness. Twenty years of fai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under the Hawthorn Tree by Ai Mi
    Under the Hawthorn Tree - by Ai Mi

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844087037 | ISBN 10: 1844087034

    A tragic love story set against the backdrop of the Cultural Revolution, and a major film from the director of House of Flying Daggers.   Jingqiu, an innocent young woman from a politically questionable family in the city, is selected as one o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif
    Our Lady of Alice Bhatti - by Mohammed Hanif

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099516750 | ISBN 10: 0099516756

    From the author of the award-winning, critically-acclaimed debut, A Case of Exploding Mangoes.  The patients of the Sacred Heart Hospital for All Ailments in Karachi are looking for a miracle. Junior nurse, ex-prisoner and part-time healer Al ... more

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