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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 251 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 Accidental Agent by Alan Judd
    Accidental Agent - by Alan Judd

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Freedom Artist by Ben Okri
    The Freedom Artist - by Ben Okri

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788549615 | ISBN 10: 1788549619

    One of 2019's most anticipated novels in The Times, Irish Times and Guardian. "Where fiction's master of enchantments stares down a real horror, and without blinking or flinching, produces a work of beauty, grace and uncommon power"(Marlon James, ... 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 Crudo by Olivia Laing
    Crudo - by Olivia Laing

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509892846 | ISBN 10: 1509892842

    Shortlisted for the Goldsmith's Prize, the Gordon Burn Prize and the James Tait Black Award.  Dive in to a tale of love and loathing with the beach read of the summer.   Kathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It’s the summer of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shape of the Ruins by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
    The Shape of the Ruins - by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857056610 | ISBN 10: 0857056611

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019.   It takes the form of personal and formal investigations into two political assassinations – the murders of Rafael Uribe Uribe in 1914, the man who inspired García Márquez’s General B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie
    The Sewing Machine - by Natalie Fergie

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783527489 | ISBN 10: 178352748x

    3 secrets. 27 notebooks. 4 generations. 1 blog. Millions of stitches.  The star of this novel is a vintage sewing machine.  Millions of these efficient black workhorses were made in Clydebank and then shipped all over the world to be ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Checkpoint by David Albahari
    Checkpoint - by David Albahari

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781632061928 | ISBN 10: 1632061929

    From the award-winning Serbian author David Albahari comes a devastating, darkly funny Kafkaesque war fable about an army unit sent to a military checkpoint with no idea where they are or who the enemy might be. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
    Bottled Goods - by Sophie van Llewyn

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054305 | ISBN 10: 1912054302

    Longlisted for The People’s Book Prize.   Alina’s life was on the right track, until the secret service knocked on her door.   When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Madness is Better than Defeat by Ned Beauman
    Madness is Better than Defeat - by Ned Beauman

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473613614 | ISBN 10: 1473613612

    The dazzling new novel by the Man Booker-nominated, Granta Best of Young British novelist, Ned Beauman.  In 1938, two rival expeditions set off for a lost Mayan temple in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a screwball comedy on l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Old Baggage by Lissa Evans
    Old Baggage - by Lissa Evans

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784161217 | ISBN 10: 1784161217

    What do you do next, after you’ve changed the world?  It is 1928. Matilda Simpkin, rooting through a cupboard, comes across a small wooden club – an old possession of hers, unseen for more than a decade.  Mattie is a woman with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Workers
    Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain - by Michael Rosen (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780691175348 | ISBN 10: 0691175349

    A collection of political tales — first published in British workers’ magazines — selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen.  In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, unique tales inspired by traditio ... more

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

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241309469 | ISBN 10: 0241309468

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

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  • Cover image of book Ironopolis by Glen James Brown
    Ironopolis - by Glen James Brown

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912681099 | ISBN 10: 1912681099

    Stranded on the outskirts of Ironopolis — nickname to a lost industrial Middlesbrough — the Burn Council Estate is about to be torn down to make way for regeneration. For the future ... But these streets know many stories, some hide secrets... ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Talented Ribkins by Ladee Hubbard
    The Talented Ribkins - by Ladee Hubbard

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781612197289 | ISBN 10: 1612197280

    "For sheer reading pleasure Ladee Hubbard’s original and wildly inventive novel is in a class by itself."(Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize-winning author of The Bluest Eye, Beloved, and Song of Solomon) At seventy-two, Johnny Ribkins shouldn’t have ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Division Bell Mystery by Ellen Wilkinson
    The Division Bell Mystery - by Ellen Wilkinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780712352413 | ISBN 10: 0712352414

    Originally published in 1932, this is the first Crime Classic novel written by an MP. And fittingly, the crime scene is within the House of Commons itself, in which a financier has been shot dead.   Entreated by the financier’s daughter, a y ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City Always Wins by Omar Robert Hamilton
    The City Always Wins - by Omar Robert Hamilton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571332663 | ISBN 10: 0571332668

    *** Winner of the the Betty Trask Prize 2018 ***   Egypt, 2011: this is a revolution. On the streets of Cairo, a violent uprising is transforming the course of history. Mariam and Khalil, two young activists, are swept up in the fervour. Their ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Good Country by Laleh Khadivi
    A Good Country - by Laleh Khadivi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408876039 | ISBN 10: 1408876035

    The powerful, moving story of a California teenager from an immigrant family who, finding himself in an increasingly hostile world, is turned from a carefree surfer's life towards a culture of fear and fanaticism.   Laguna Beach, California, 2 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walkaway by Cory Doctorow
    Walkaway - by Cory Doctorow

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786693075 | ISBN 10: 1786693070

    In a world wrecked by climate change, in a society owned by the ultra-rich, in a city hollowed out by industrial flight, Hubert, Etc, Seth and Natalie have nowhere else to be and nothing better to do.   But there is another way. After all, now tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
    The Golden House - by Salman Rushdie

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784707095 | ISBN 10: 1784707090

    **New York Times bestseller**   When powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysterious circumstances, he and his three adult children assume new identities, taking 'Roman' names, and move into a grand mansion in dow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dunbar: King Lear Retold by Edward St Aubyn
    Dunbar: King Lear Retold - by Edward St Aubyn

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784701697 | ISBN 10: 1784701696

    ‘I really did have an empire, you know,’ said Dunbar. ‘Have I ever told you the story of how it was stolen from me?’   Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he handed over ... more

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  • Cover image of book 24 Stories of Hope for Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire by Kathy Burke (Editor)
    24 Stories of Hope for Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire - by Kathy Burke (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783525867 | ISBN 10: 178352586x

    On the night of 14 June 2017, a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people and injuring many more. An entire community was destroyed. For many people affected by this tragedy, the psychological scars may nev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greek Wall by Nicolas Verdan
    The Greek Wall - by Nicolas Verdan

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908524850 | ISBN 10: 1908524855

    A severed head is found on the Greek border near a wall planned to stop Middle Eastern immigrants crossing from Turkey.  The novel is based on the true story of a ten mile wall built in 2012 to put an end to illegal immigration flooding int ... more

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  • Cover image of book Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong
    Petals of Blood - by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784873363 | ISBN 10: 1784873365

    After decades of British rule Kenya has declared its independence, but drought and poor harvests still govern the village of Ilmorog. Undeterred, Munira, Karega, Wanja and Abdulla each move to Ilmorog in search of a more provincial life, only to find ... 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 Boat People by Sharon Bala
    The Boat People - by Sharon Bala

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780385544023 | ISBN 10: 0385544022

    Globe and Mail bestseller, The Boat People is an extraordinary novel about a group of refugees who survive a perilous ocean voyage only to face the threat of deportation amid accusations of terrorism.   When a rusty cargo ship carrying Mahindan an ... 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 The End of Eddy by Edouard Louis
    The End of Eddy - by Edouard Louis

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780099598466 | ISBN 10: 0099598469

    ‘Before I had a chance to rebel against the world of my childhood, that world rebelled against me. In truth, confronting my parents, my social class, its poverty, racism and brutality came second. From early on I provoked shame and even disgust fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Please Don
    Please Don't Come Back from the Moon - by Dean Bakopoulos

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784162276 | ISBN 10: 1784162272

    When Michael was sixteen his father left home. He wasn't the first to go. One by one other men in the blue-collar neighbourhood outside Detroit where Michael lives vanish. One props open the door to his shoe store and leaves a note. 'I'm going to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nix by Nathan Hill
    The Nix - by Nathan Hill

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509807857 | ISBN 10: 1509807853

    Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committe ... more

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  • Cover image of book King Goshawk and the Birds by Eimar O
    King Goshawk and the Birds - by Eimar O'Duffy

    £14.50   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781943150205 | ISBN 10: 1943150206

    Originally published in 1926, King Goshawk and the Birds is the first installment of O’Duffy’s Cuanduine trilogy, which also included The Spacious Adventures of the Man in the Street (1928) and Asses in Clover (1933).  Set in a future wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
    Birdcage Walk - by Helen Dunmore

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099592761 | ISBN 10: 0099592762

    It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence.   Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a p ... 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 Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile by Adelle Stripe
    Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile - by Adelle Stripe

    £12.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781903110560 | ISBN 10: 1903110564

    “You write what’s said, you don’t lie. Or say it didn’t happen when it did all the time...”   Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile is a novel inspired by the life and work of the Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.   Best know ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guest by SJ Bradley
    Guest - by SJ Bradley

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911585053 | ISBN 10: 1911585053

    Samhain is a young, angry and bewildered squatter living in an abandoned hotel in the North of England. One day he receives a message: his father – a man he never knew – was an undercover policeman infiltrating the Green movement of the 80s. What ... more

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  • Cover image of book Time of Lies: A Political Satire by Douglas Board
    Time of Lies: A Political Satire - by Douglas Board

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785630347 | ISBN 10: 1785630342

    In 2020 the United Kingdom elects its own Donald Trump.   Bob Grant, former football hooligan, now the charismatic leader of the Britain’s Great party, has swept to power on a populist tide. With his itchy finger hovering over the nuclear tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bickford Fuse by Andrey Kurkov
    The Bickford Fuse - by Andrey Kurkov

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781848666061 | ISBN 10: 1848666063

    A satirical epic of the Soviet soul by the bestselling author of Death and the Penguin.  Catch-22 meets The Brothers Karamazov in the last great satire of the Soviet Era.  The Great Patriotic War is stumbling to a close, but a new darkness ha ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book 2020 by Kenneth Steven
    2020 - by Kenneth Steven

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910192559 | ISBN 10: 1910192554

    In 2020, Britain is at breaking point... In a country sorely divided, what happens to empathy and tolerance, to generosity of spirit? And can hope survive?   In 2020, years of economic turmoil, bitter debates over immigration, and anger at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Death of the Perfect Sentence by Rein Raud, translated by Matthew Hyde
    The Death of the Perfect Sentence - by Rein Raud, translated by Matthew Hyde

    £11.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781908251701 | ISBN 10: 1908251700

    This thoughtful spy novel cum love story is set mainly in Estonia during the dying days of the Soviet Union, but also in Russia, Finland and Sweden. A group of young pro-independence dissidents devise an elaborate scheme for smuggling copies of KGB f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sellout by Paul Beatty
    The Sellout - by Paul Beatty

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071460 | ISBN 10: 1786071460

    **WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016**   ‘Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times ‘The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian ‘The most badass first 100 pages of an American ... 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 Senility of Vladimir P by Michael Honig
    The Senility of Vladimir P - by Michael Honig

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782398097 | ISBN 10: 1782398090

    As a former president of Russia loses his marbles, those around him get down to losing their morals.   Former Russian president, Vladimir P, is going senile, marooned in a world of memories from his years in power. To get him out of the way, h ... 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 Fox Was Ever the Hunter by Herta Müller
    The Fox Was Ever the Hunter - by Herta Müller

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846274770 | ISBN 10: 184627477x

    Romania, the last months of the dictator's regime. Adina is a young schoolteacher. Paul is a musician. Clara, Adina's friend, works in a wire factory. Pavel is Clara's lover. But one of them works for the secret police and is reporting on the group. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vanishing Futurist by Charlotte Hobson
    The Vanishing Futurist - by Charlotte Hobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571234875 | ISBN 10: 0571234879

    When twenty-two-year-old Gerty Freely travels to Russia to work as a governess in early 1914, she has no idea of the vast political upheavals ahead, nor how completely her fate will be shaped by them. Yet as her intimacy with the charismatic inventor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Someone Always Robs the Poor by Carl MacDougall
    Someone Always Robs the Poor - by Carl MacDougall

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911332138 | ISBN 10: 1911332139

    A long-awaited new collection of stories from one of Scotland’s most acclaimed writers.   A young man returns from London, facing the prospect of reunion with a young daughter he’s never met. A woman recounts her family’s doomed attempt ... more

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  • Cover image of book It Can
    It Can't Happen Here - by Sinclair Lewis

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241310663 | ISBN 10: 0241310660

    It's 1935 and discontent is rife in America. From the political margins appears Buzz Windrip, charismatic presidential candidate and 'inspired guesser at what political doctrines the people would like'.  Sweeping to power amid mass elation, he p ... more

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  • Cover image of book 2084: The End of the World by Boualem Sansal
    2084: The End of the World - by Boualem Sansal

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609453664 | ISBN 10: 1609453662

    WINNER OF THE FRENCH ACADEMY GRAND PRIX   A tribute to George Orwell's 1984 and a cry of protest against totalitarianism of all kinds, Sansal's 2084 tells the story of a near future in which religious extremists have established an oppressive cali ... 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 Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
    Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist - by Sunil Yapa

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349141428 | ISBN 10: 0349141428

    A heart-stopping debut about protest and riot...   1999. Victor, homeless after a family tragedy, finds himself pounding the streets of Seattle with little meaning or purpose. He is the estranged son of the police chief of the city, and today ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guapa by Saleem Haddad
    Guapa - by Saleem Haddad

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609454135 | ISBN 10: 1609454138

    A Middle-Eastern capital caught in the revolutionary wave of the Arab Spring.  A day in the life of a young man disillusioned with both East and West and struggling to find a place for himself in a society ruled by hypocrisy and contradictions. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fear of Mirrors by Tariq Ali
    Fear of Mirrors - by Tariq Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784786939 | ISBN 10: 1784786934

    The story of a family whose life mirrors the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.  With the fall of Communism, East German dissident Vlady Meyer’s life begins to fall apart. As the German nation unifies, his wife splits up with him. He loses hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of a Town by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
    The History of a Town - by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784975425 | ISBN 10: 1784975427

    The town governors... all flogged the inhabitants, but the first flogged them pure and simple, the second explained their zeal by referring to the needs of civilization, and the third asked only that in all matters the inhabitants should trust in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh
    China Mountain Zhang - by Maureen F. McHugh

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473214620 | ISBN 10: 1473214629

    The extraordinary James Tiptree Memorial Award-winning novel.   'I am Zhang, alone with my light, and in that light I think for a moment that I am free.'  Imagine a world where Chinese Marxism has vanquished the values of capitalism an ... 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 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 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by)
    1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution - by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by)

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782272144 | ISBN 10: 1782272143

    'This is the last of you, old world - soon we'll smash you to bits.'  The passionate voices of radicals, dreamers, workers, aristocrats, satirists and romantics fill these electrifying poems and prose pieces, written between 1917 and 1919 in ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Involved by Ryan Gattis
    All Involved - by Ryan Gattis

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447283171 | ISBN 10: 1447283171

    That's when it hits me. I'm staring at a war zone. In South Central.   On an April night in 1992, Payasa learns that her older brother has been stabbed to death, his body left out in the road to rot. He was never involved. He was innocent. He ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Stared at the Night of the City by Bakhtiyar Ali, translated from the Kurdish by Kareem Abdulrahman
    I Stared at the Night of the City - by Bakhtiyar Ali, translated from the Kurdish by Kareem Abdulrahman

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781859641255 | ISBN 10: 1859641253

    Iraqi Kurdistan at the turn of the twenty-first century is a territory ruled by strongmen, revolutionaries, fixers, bureaucrats and the “Barons” who control everything from livestock and land to Kurdish cultural life.   Defying the absolut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Another Jihadi Jane by Tabish Khair
    Just Another Jihadi Jane - by Tabish Khair

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902932545 | ISBN 10: 1902932544

    At first glance, Jamilla and Ameena couldn’t be more different. Both are Yorkshire-born teenage girls of South Asian descent; but whereas Jamilla lives with her conservative Muslim family and is quiet, religious and academically bright, the more wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now is the Time by Melvyn Bragg
    Now is the Time - by Melvyn Bragg

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473614550 | ISBN 10: 1473614554

    A thrilling fictional recreation of the biggest rebellion in English history - the so-called Peasants' Revolt.   In this gripping novel, Melvyn Bragg brings an extraordinary episode in English history to fresh, urgent life.   At the end ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Road to Corbyn: A Modern Day Pilgrim
    The Road to Corbyn: A Modern Day Pilgrim's Progress - by Rob Donovan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785892912 | ISBN 10: 1785892916

    Following the style of Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, The Road to Corbyn begins with the conceit of a dream in which Pilgrim, a contemporary seeker after truth, is introduced to the characters Hope, Charity, and the Interpreter. The Interpreter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Days by Gillian Slovo
    Ten Days - by Gillian Slovo

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782116400 | ISBN 10: 1782116400

    It's 4 a.m. and Cathy Mason is watching dawn break over the Lovelace estate. By the end of the day, her community will be a crime scene. By the end of the week, her city will be on fire.  In this gripping thriller by Orange Prize-shortlisted author ... more

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  • Cover image of book Submission by Michel Houellebecq
    Submission - by Michel Houellebecq

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784702052 | ISBN 10: 1784702056

    As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and the charismatic Muhammed Ben Abbes of the growing Muslim Fraternity. Forming a controversial alliance with the political lef ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Body in Barcelona by Jason Webster
    A Body in Barcelona - by Jason Webster

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099598268 | ISBN 10: 0099598264

    Tensions in Spain are rising: political violence and social unrest have suddenly re-emerged. Madrid is trying to keep a tight leash on Catalonia, where the call for independence is getting louder by the day. The last time Barcelona moved to break awa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sitting Ducks by Lisa Blower
    Sitting Ducks - by Lisa Blower

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911048015 | ISBN 10: 1911048015

    Meagre in build. Mouthy in nature. One good owner and pottery trained: Josiah Totty Minton is bang out of sick notes and harbouring the dream of a three-bed semi with bay windows, fully-fitted carpets and enough of a garden to stretch his legs. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Numero Zero by Umberto Eco, translated by Richard Dixon
    Numero Zero - by Umberto Eco, translated by Richard Dixon

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784701826 | ISBN 10: 1784701823

    The gripping new conspiracy thriller by the bestselling author of The Name of the Rose. 1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duces death remain shrouded in confusio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Striking Murder by A. J. Wright
    Striking Murder - by A. J. Wright

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780749019440 | ISBN 10: 0749019441

    Longlisted for the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger   1893. Wigan is in the grip of a devastating national miners strike and a harsh winter. Arthur Morris, a wealthy colliery owner whose intransigence on miners pay is the main cause of the st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refugee Tales by David Herd & Anna Pincus (Editors)
    Refugee Tales - by David Herd & Anna Pincus (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910974230 | ISBN 10: 1910974234

    Featuring Patience Agbabi, Jade Amoli-Jackson, Chris Cleave, Stephen Collis, Inua Ellams, Abdulrazak Gurnah, David Herd, Marina Lewycka, Avaes Mohammad, Hubert Moore, Ali Smith, Dragan Todorovic, Carol Watts & Michael Zand.   Two unaccompanied ... 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 Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif
    Despite the Falling Snow - by Shamim Sarif

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786061072 | ISBN 10: 1786061074

    The enthralling narrative of Shamim Sarif's powerful second novel moves between present day Boston and 1950s Moscow.  After an early career amongst the political elite of Cold War Russia, Alexander Ivanov has built a successful business in the S ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Damnificados by JJ Amaworo Wilson
    Damnificados - by JJ Amaworo Wilson

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781629631172 | ISBN 10: 1629631175

    Damnificados is loosely based on the real-life occupation of a half-completed skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela, the Tower of David. In this fictional version, six hundred damnificados vagabonds and misfits take over an abandoned urban tower and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Something Will Happen, You
    Something Will Happen, You'll See A Tale of Polygamy - by Christos Ikonomou, translated from Greek by Karen Emmerich

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780914671350 | ISBN 10: 0914671359

    Something Will Happen, Youll See is a heart-wrenching elegy on the impoverished working-class Greeks populating the neighborhoods around Piraeus, the large port southwest of Athens. Ikonomous luminous and poignant short stories center around laid- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Party Headquarters by Georgi Tenev, translated from the Bulgarian by Angela Rodel
    Party Headquarters - by Georgi Tenev, translated from the Bulgarian by Angela Rodel

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781940953267 | ISBN 10: 194095326x

    Winner of the Vick Foundation Novel of the Year Award in 2007, Party Headquarters takes place in the 80s and 90s, during Bulgarias transition from communist rule to democracy. The book which is a love story, a parody, and a thriller about a poli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pleasantville by Attica Locke
    Pleasantville - by Attica Locke

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846689499 | ISBN 10: 184668949x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS PRIZE 2016  It's 1996, Bill Clinton has just been re-elected and in Houston a mayoral election is looming. As usual the campaign focuses on Pleasantville -- the African-American neighbourhood of the city that has sw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jimfish by Christopher Hope
    Jimfish - by Christopher Hope

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857898074 | ISBN 10: 0857898078

    In the 1980s, a small man is pulled up out of the Indian Ocean in Port Pallid, SA, claiming to have been kidnapped as a baby. The Sergeant, whose job it is to sort the local people by colour, and thereby determine their fate, peers at the boy, then s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Manager by John le Carr
    The Night Manager - by John le Carr

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241247525 | ISBN 10: 0241247527

    A special edition of le Carr's first post-Cold War novel, to tie in with the new major BBC series starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston, with a new afterword by the author.  At the start of it all, Jonathan Pine is merely the night manager ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Big Short by Michael Lewis
    The Big Short - by Michael Lewis

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141982946 | ISBN 10: 0141982942

    From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the outrageous story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lightning Tree by Emily Woof
    The Lightning Tree - by Emily Woof

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571254026 | ISBN 10: 0571254020

    This is a story of two young people who fall in love - and then life gets in the way. Ursula is part-dreamer, part-radical in the making. Raised in a matriarchal household by a CND-loving activist, she is impatient to begin a life of adventure. B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mark and the Void by Paul Murray
    The Mark and the Void - by Paul Murray

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241953860 | ISBN 10: 0241953863

    A comic masterpiece about love, art, greed and the banking crisis, from the author of Skippy Dies.  What links the Investment Bank of Torabundo, www.myhotswaitress.com (yes, hots with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For the Lov ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feast of the Innocents by Evelio Rosero
    Feast of the Innocents - by Evelio Rosero

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848662322 | ISBN 10: 1848662327

    A beguiling, surreal and controversial novel by Colombia's greatest writer since Gabriel Garca Mrquez.  Doctor Justo Pastor Proceso Lpez, adored by his female patients but despised by his wife and daughters, has a burning ambition: to prove ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fardwor, Russia! A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin by Oleg Kashin
    Fardwor, Russia! A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin - by Oleg Kashin

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781632060396 | ISBN 10: 1632060396

    When a scientist experimenting on a humans in a sanatorium near Moscow gives growth serum to a dwarf oil mogul, the newly heightened businessman runs off with the experimenters wife, and a series of mysterious deaths and crimes begins. Fantastical a ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Stealing the Future: An East German Spy Thriller by Max Hertzberg
    Stealing the Future: An East German Spy Thriller - by Max Hertzberg

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993324703 | ISBN 10: 0993324703

    Behind the Berlin Wall, dissident turned investigator Martin Grobe is on the trail of a killer - but is there something bigger at stake?   After forty years of dictatorship it's time for a change. The 1989 revolution in East Germany led to eco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Haifa Fragments by Khulud Khamis
    Haifa Fragments - by Khulud Khamis

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262598 | ISBN 10: 1780262590

    Jewellery designer, Maisoon, wants an ordinary extraordinary life, which isnt easy for a tradition-defying, activist, Palestinian citizen of Israel, who refuses to be crushed by the feeling that she is an unwelcome guest in the land of her ancestors ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cromwell Factor by David George Lawrence
    The Cromwell Factor - by David George Lawrence

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993378201 | ISBN 10: 099337820x

    Dan Jackson and Craig Davison share the same tragic secret. One cant catch a break but remains honest, law-abiding and sincere. The other is the British Prime Minister.   Dans luck changes for the worse when he stumbles upon Cromwells Hamme ... more

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  • Cover image of book X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz, with Kekla Magoon;
    X: A Novel - by Ilyasah Shabazz, with Kekla Magoon;

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780763669676 | ISBN 10: 0763669679

    I am Malcolm. I am my fathers son. But to be my fathers son means that they will always come for me. They will always come for me, and I will always succumb. Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kauthar by Meike Ziervogel
    Kauthar - by Meike Ziervogel

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784630294 | ISBN 10: 1784630292

    Lydia, a woman in her early thirties, lives in London. She lacks a purpose and loses herself in a string of affairs. When she meets Rabia, a convert to Islam, the Moslem rituals and the Arabic language offer her a new beginning. Lydia becomes Kauthar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Windswept by Adam Rakunas
    Windswept - by Adam Rakunas

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857664778 | ISBN 10: 0857664778

    Padma Mehta has to save her city, her planet, and Occupied Space from a devastating crop-killing plague all before Happy Hour.  Labor organizer Padma Mehta is on the edge of space and the edge of burnout. All she wants is to buy out a little ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twilight of the Eastern Gods by Ismail Kadare
    Twilight of the Eastern Gods - by Ismail Kadare

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857866196 | ISBN 10: 0857866192

    1958. In a dorm room in Moscow, a young writer is woken by the sound of angry voices on the radio. Through the fog of a hangover he hears the news that a novel called Doctor Zhivago has earned its author the Nobel Prize. There is uproar. The author, ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am China by Xiaolu Guo
    I Am China - by Xiaolu Guo

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099583738 | ISBN 10: 0099583739

    Two lovers, separated by oceans and an oppressive political regime, desperate to find their way back to each other.  Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Fiction Prize   In a flat above a noisy north London market, translator Iona Kirkpatr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Neruda Case by Roberto Ampuero
    The Neruda Case - by Roberto Ampuero

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780285643123 | ISBN 10: 0285643126

    In 1970s Chile Pablo Neruda, the Nobel-prize winning poet, is close to death, and he senses the end of an era in Chilean politics but there is one final secret he must resolve.   He recruits Cayetano Brul, a young Cuban rogue, as his own pr ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Savage Seasons by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell
    Savage Seasons - by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780803271487 | ISBN 10: 0803271484

    Port-au-Prince, the 1960s: Duvalier and his militia are systematically eliminating opponents to the regime. Daniel Leroy, editor in chief of the opposition newspaper, has just been arrested. To find out what has become of him, his wife, Nirvah, visit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
    Dust - by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783781317 | ISBN 10: 1783781319

    Kenya, 2007. Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His sister, Ajany, and their father bring his body back home, to a crumbling colonial house in northern Kenya. But the peace they seek is hard to find: the mur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer
    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - by David Shafer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241972762 | ISBN 10: 0241972760

    David Shafer's acclaimed Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A brilliant, visionary and deeply human cyber-thriller.   Deep in the forest near Burma's border with China, a young woman sees something she wasn't supposed to see.   In Portland, Oregon, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin
    The Word for World is Forest - by Ursula K. Le Guin

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781473205789 | ISBN 10: 1473205786

    Grand Master Ursula K. Le Guin's HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression.  When the inhabitants of a peaceful world are conquered by the bloodthirsty yumens, their existence is irrevocably altered. Forced into servitude, the Aths ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of the Jacaranda Tree by Sahar Delijani
    Children of the Jacaranda Tree - by Sahar Delijani

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780224619 | ISBN 10: 1780224613

    Iran. Amidst one country's tragedy, three mothers are united by love.  Includes reading group notes.  Tehran, 1983. A city paralysed by fear, its people silenced. And the beating heart of the regime is Evin prison. Yet even within its wall ... 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 House of Journalists by Tim Finch
    The House of Journalists - by Tim Finch

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784700232 | ISBN 10: 1784700231

    Welcome to the House of Journalists. Who are you and what is your story?  A fashionable house in a London terrace, the House of Journalists is renowned around the world as a place of refuge for exiled writers who have fallen foul of oppressive ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birth of Our Power by Victor Serge
    Birth of Our Power - by Victor Serge

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630304 | ISBN 10: 1629630306

    Birth of Our Power is an epic novel set in Spain, France, and Russia during the heady revolutionary years 19171919. Serge's tale begins in the spring of 1917, the third year of mass slaughter in the blood-and-rain-soaked trenches of World War I. Whe ... 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 The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel García Márquez
    The General in His Labyrinth - by Gabriel García Márquez

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241968727 | ISBN 10: 0241968720

    The General in his Labyrinth is the compelling tale of Simón Bolívar, a hero who has been forgotten and whose power is fading, retracing his steps down the Magdalena River by the Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, author of One Hundred Years ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Banner of the Passing Clouds by Anthea Nicholson
    The Banner of the Passing Clouds - by Anthea Nicholson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847087430 | ISBN 10: 1847087434

    Iosif Dzhugashvili is born on the day Stalin dies and is given his name by a zealous hospital official. Young Iosif grows up haunted by his great namesake, convinced that the dictator has found a new dwelling place within his chest, behind his heart. ... 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 Sausage Hall by Christina James
    Sausage Hall - by Christina James

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Trade Secret by Robert Newman
    The Trade Secret - by Robert Newman

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908885906 | ISBN 10: 1908885904

    When an oil shortage plunges Isfahan into darkness, renegade English servant Nat and eccentric Persian poet Darius set out for secret oil wells said to lie under the abandoned Temple of Mithras. Darius hopes the oil will give him a chance to marry mu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Verity by Mark Bowman
    Verity - by Mark Bowman

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781906407292 | ISBN 10: 1906407290

    In Verity, democracy has been eclipsed. Corporations have carved up the human colonies and reign supreme. MynCorp dominates the Earth by exploiting her most valuable resource - the human subconscious. Wiring together the minds of the poor provides li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Futures by John Barker
    Futures - by John Barker

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781604869613 | ISBN 10: 1604869615

    Carol is a small-time cocaine dealer in 1987 London. On her own with a young daughter, she is a good mother who is especially careful in her working life. For some punters, this involves being Simone. One of these customers is Phil, a financial analy ... more

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  • Cover image of book Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen
    Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel - by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166426 | ISBN 10: 9774166426

    The prescient Egyptian novel that described the January 2011 Revolution before it happened.   A chance encounter on a plane throws together Doha, a fashion designer unhappily married to a leading figure in the Mubarak regime, and Ashraf, an a ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge
    In Times of Fading Light - by Eugen Ruge

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571288588 | ISBN 10: 0571288588

    A sweeping story of one family over fifty years and four generations in East Germany.  In Times of Fading Light begins in 2001 as Alexander Umnitzer, who has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer, leaves behind his ailing father to fly to ... 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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    A Most Wanted Man - by John le Carr

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444769302 | ISBN 10: 1444769308

    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, ... more

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    The Incorrigible Optimists Club - by Jean-Michel Guenassia

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848875418 | ISBN 10: 184887541x

    Paris, 1959. As dusk settles over the immigrant quarter, 12-year-old Michel Marini - amateur photographer and compulsive reader - is drawn to the hum of the local bistro. From his usual position at the football table, he has a vantage point on a grow ... more

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    La Vida Doble: A Novel - by Arturo Fontaine, translated by Megan McDowell

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205763 | ISBN 10: 0300205767

    Set in the darkest years of the Pinochet dictatorship, La Vida Doble is the story of Lorena, a leftist militant who arrives at a merciless turning point when every choice she confronts is impossible. Captured by agents of the Chilean repression, with ... more

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