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  • Cover image of book Tidelands by Philippa Gregory
    Tidelands - by Philippa Gregory

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471172755 | ISBN 10: 1471172759

    England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different.   Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament.  The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
    City of Girls - by Elizabeth Gilbert

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781408867068 | ISBN 10: 1408867060

    A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER   New York, 1940. Young, glamorous and inseparable, Vivian and Celia are chasing trouble from one end of the city to the other. But there is risk in all this play – that's what makes it so fun, and so da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamnet by Maggie O
    Hamnet - by Maggie O'Farrell

    £20.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781472223791 | ISBN 10: 1472223799

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020   TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART.  On a summer’s day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pursuit Of William Abbey by Claire North
    The Pursuit Of William Abbey - by Claire North

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780356507446 | ISBN 10: 0356507440

    ‘I was cursed in Natal, in 1884. Cursed by truth and by blood. The shadow took to me, and we have been together since.’  From the bestselling and award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K comes a powerful new ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
    A Golden Age - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786898623 | ISBN 10: 1786898624

    A mother struggles to protect her children as Bangladesh fights for independence; winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.   Spring, 1971, East Pakistan. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mirror & The Light by Hilary Mantel
    The Mirror & The Light - by Hilary Mantel

    £25.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780008390600 | ISBN 10: 0008390606

    'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?'   England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfa ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry
    A Thousand Moons - by Sebastian Barry

    £18.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571333370 | ISBN 10: 0571333370

    From the Costa Book of the Year-winning author of Days Without End.   Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live...  Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNul ... more

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  • Cover image of book Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank by David Gillham
    Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank - by David Gillham

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241367667 | ISBN 10: 0241367662

    A breathtaking new novel that asks the question: what if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust?   In 1945, aged sixteen, Anne Frank walks out of the liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and into a new life as a survivor of the Holocaust. Ret ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
    The Night Tiger - by Yangsze Choo

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787470477 | ISBN 10: 1787470474

    They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us...  In 1930s colonial Malaya, a dissolute British doctor receives a surprise gift of an eleven-year-old Chinese houseboy. Sent as a bequest from an old ... more

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

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838930509 | ISBN 10: 1838930507

    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 yakuza ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things in Jars by Jess Kidd
    Things in Jars - by Jess Kidd

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786893772 | ISBN 10: 1786893770

    The gripping Victorian detective novel from the Costa Award-winner and twice BBC Radio 2 Book Club author.  The case of the extraordinary child...  London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moss House by Clara Barley
    The Moss House - by Clara Barley

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910422496 | ISBN 10: 1910422495

    Two hundred years ago, neighbouring Yorkshire landowners Miss Lister and Miss Walker find their lives become entwined in a passionate, forbidden relationship and retreat to the Moss House, their private sanctuary away from an unaccepting world. Their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
    Bring Up the Bodies - by Hilary Mantel

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008381684 | ISBN 10: 0008381682

    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012, the 2012 Costa Book of the Year and shortlisted for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction.   With this historic win for Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grey Storm by Lee Knafa
    The Grey Storm - by Lee Knafa

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781999300524 | ISBN 10: 1999300521

    Liverpool writer Lee Knafa blends fiction with fact to present the largely untold story of black soldiers fighting for Nazi Germany during World War Two and the many 'grey' areas of Nazi racial policy concerning black people and those of mixed race. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zuleikha by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden
    Zuleikha - by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786076847 | ISBN 10: 1786076845

    WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE LEO TOLSTOY YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD   A sweeping, multi-award winning novel set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, as gangs of marauding soldiers terrorise and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mannequin Makers by Craig Cliff
    The Mannequin Makers - by Craig Cliff

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911545293 | ISBN 10: 1911545299

    A stunning historical debut novel of gothic proportions, telling the tale of a father’s obsession and the dark consequences.   “The skin was smooth and bright as porcelain, but looked as if it would give to the touch. What manner of wood h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cilka
    Cilka's Journey - by Heather Morris

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785769047 | ISBN 10: 1785769049

    Based on the heart-breaking true story of Cilka Klein, Cilka's Journey is the sequel to the internationally No.1 bestselling phenomenon, The Tattooist of Auschwitz.  'She was the bravest person I ever met' Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Familiars by Stacey Halls
    The Familiars - by Stacey Halls

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785766145 | ISBN 10: 1785766147

    The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick   To save her child, she will trust a stranger. To protect a secret, she must risk her life...  Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17 years old, married, and pregnant for the fourth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Circe by Madeline Miller
    Circe - by Madeline Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408890042 | ISBN 10: 1408890046

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019   Woman. Witch. Myth. Mortal. Outcast. Lover. Destroyer. Survivor. CIRCE.   In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. Circe is a strange ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book People in Trouble by Sarah Schulman
    People in Trouble - by Sarah Schulman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529111361 | ISBN 10: 1529111366

    First published in 1990, a blistering novel about a love triangle in New York during the AIDS crisis.  It was the beginning of the end of the world but not everyone noticed right away.   It is the late 1980s. Kate, an ambitious artist, lives i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins
    The Confessions of Frannie Langton - by Sara Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241984017 | ISBN 10: 0241984017

    'They say I must be put to death for what happened to Madame, and they want me to confess. But how can I confess what I don't believe I've done?'   1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murmur by Will Eaves
    Murmur - by Will Eaves

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786899378 | ISBN 10: 178689937x

    Murmur evokes the extraordinary life of Alan Turing, the beauty and sorrows of love, and the nature of consciousness. Winner of the Wellcome Prize and shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize.  Winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize Winner of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
    Once Upon a River - by Diane Setterfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784163631 | ISBN 10: 1784163635

    Some say the river drowned her...Some say it brought her back to life.   On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in steps an i ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
    Swan Song - by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786090188 | ISBN 10: 178609018x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE McKITTERICK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSBORO BOOKS GLASS BELL AWARD   To the outside world, they were the icons of high society - the most glamorous and influential women of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen by Alix Kates Shulman
    Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen - by Alix Kates Shulman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788163408 | ISBN 10: 1788163400

    The cult classic that defined a generation - first UK publication in 47 years.  Sasha Davis has everything a girl in 1950s suburbia could want: beauty, intelligence and an all-star sports captain boyfriend. All she needs to succeed is to keep ... more

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  • Cover image of book Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
    Warlight - by Michael Ondaatje

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708344 | ISBN 10: 1784708348

    **LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018** **FINALIST FOR THE 2018 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE**  It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A River in the Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony
    A River in the Trees - by Jacqueline O’Mahony

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787473553 | ISBN 10: 1787473554

    Two women. Two stories. One hundred years of secrets.  A sweeping novel of love, loss, family and history for readers who love Maggie O’Farrell, John Boyne and Donal Ryan.   1919 Ireland is about to be torn apart by the War of ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Houses by Amy Bloom
    White Houses - by Amy Bloom

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783781744 | ISBN 10: 1783781742

    In 1933, President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt took up residence in the White House. With them went the celebrated journalist Lorena Hickok - Hick to friends - a straight-talking reporter from South Dakota, whose passionate relationship with the i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
    The Silence of the Girls - by Pat Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241983201 | ISBN 10: 0241983207

    "A very good, very raw rendition of the Trojan war from the point of view of the women."(Kate Atkinson) There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now.  Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Boy by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
    Little Boy - by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571351022 | ISBN 10: 0571351026

    Little Boy was quite lost. He had no idea who he was or where he had come from... Grown Boy came into his own voice and let loose his word-horde pent-up within him.  From growing up as an orphan in 1920s New York, to serving in the Navy at the D- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
    Unsheltered - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571347025 | ISBN 10: 0571347029

    THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORANGE PRIZE WINNER AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER BARBARA KINGSOLVER  2016 Vineland Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against an upended world that seems to hold no mercy for her shattered life and family – or the cr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    Washington Black - by Esi Edugyan

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846689604 | ISBN 10: 1846689600

    A stunning new novel of slavery and freedom by the author of the Man Booker and Orange Prize shortlisted Half Blood Blues.   When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black - an eleven year-old field slave ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe
    The Librarian of Auschwitz - by Antonio Iturbe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529104776 | ISBN 10: 1529104777

    For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Choice: this is the story of the smallest library in the world – and the most dangerous.   'It wasn’t an extensive library. In fact, it consisted of eight books and some of them were in poo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
    Song of a Captive Bird - by Jasmin Darznik

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780399182334 | ISBN 10: 0399182330

    LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER   A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, who defied society’s expectations to find her voice and her destiny.  All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh Farrokhzad is ... 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 Transcription by Kate Atkinson
    Transcription - by Kate Atkinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780552776653 | ISBN 10: 0552776653

    The magnificent new novel by award-winner Kate Atkinson.   In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of Brit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop
    The Mercy Seat - by Elizabeth H. Winthrop

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473672529 | ISBN 10: 147367252x

    An unforgettable novel - a riveting, heart-wrenching story of injustice and racism in 1940s Louisiana that is as powerful and profound as it is timely.  As the sun begins to set over Louisiana one October day in 1943, a young black man faces ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
    The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock - by Imogen Hermes Gowar

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784705992 | ISBN 10: 1784705993

    A Sunday Times bestseller. SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S FICTION PRIZE. Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018.   THIS VOYAGE IS SPECIAL. IT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING.   One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson
    Never Anyone But You - by Rupert Thomson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472153487 | ISBN 10: 1472153480

    Based on actual events, Never Anyone But You is the gripping, beautifully written story of a love affair between two revolutionary female artists who challenged the conventions of art and gender during the long twentieth century.  A small cit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Lily by Philippa Stockley
    Black Lily - by Philippa Stockley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910258095 | ISBN 10: 1910258091

    In late seventeenth century London two women, one white, one black, stake everything to prevent a manipulative mogul destroying them. Zenobia, born in poverty, grasps that her only hope of controlling her own life is to capitalise on her looks; Lily, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Librarian by Salley Vickers
    The Librarian - by Salley Vickers

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241330234 | ISBN 10: 0241330238

    In 1958, Sylvia Blackwell, fresh from one of the new post-war Library Schools, takes up a job as children's librarian in a run down library in the market town of East Mole.   Her mission is to fire the enthusiasm of the children of East Mole f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer
    The Outcasts of Time - by Ian Mortimer

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471146589 | ISBN 10: 1471146588

    December 1348. With the country in the grip of the Black Death, brothers John and William fear that they will shortly die and go to Hell. But as the end draws near, they are given an unexpected choice: either to go home and spend their last six days ... 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 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 Resistance by Julián Fuks
    Resistance - by Julián Fuks

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999859329 | ISBN 10: 1999859324

    Translated by Daniel Hahn   ‘My brother is adopted, but I can’t say and don’t want to say that my brother is adopted. If I say this, if I speak these words that I have long taken care to silence, I reduce my brother to a single categoric ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz - by Heather Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785763670 | ISBN 10: 1785763679

    Heart-breaking – a tale of love and survival amidst the horrors of Auschwitz Human – the real story behind one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust – the blue numbers tattooed on prisoners' arms Inspirational – the very best of human ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
    The People in the Trees - by Hanya Yanagihara

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509892983 | ISBN 10: 1509892982

    The stunning debut novel, from the author of A Little Life.  It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumoured lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of forest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil
    The Devil's Highway - by Gregory Norminton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008243791 | ISBN 10: 0008243794

    Three journeys. Three thousand years. One destination. The Devil’s Highway is a thrilling, epic and timely tale of love, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice.  His fingers fastened about Her stone. He brought it to the light and held i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Roots by Alex Haley
    Roots - by Alex Haley

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784873387 | ISBN 10: 1784873381

    The radical, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of Alex Haley's own twelve-year search for his family's origins: a powerful memoir, a history of slavery and a landmark in African-American literature.   WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID OLUSOGA Win ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Kintu - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074430 | ISBN 10: 1786074435

    An award-winning debut that vividly reimagines Uganda's troubled history through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan.   The breathtaking debut from the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018 ... 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 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 Lust For Life by Irving Stone
    Lust For Life - by Irving Stone

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787461390 | ISBN 10: 1787461394

    Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.   “Vincent is not dead. He will never die. His love, his genius, the great beauty he has created will go on forever, enriching the world… He was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles by Jeanette Winterson
    Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles - by Jeanette Winterson

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786892492 | ISBN 10: 1786892499

    The free man never thinks of escape. Condemned to shoulder the world - for ever - by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sealwoman
    The Sealwoman's Gift - by Sally Magnusson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473638983 | ISBN 10: 1473638984

    1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children.   In her acclaimed debut novel Sally Magnusson imagines what history ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook
    The Which Way Tree - by Elizabeth Crook

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617167 | ISBN 10: 1911617168

    ‘It was a few months later on, when Samantha was twelve years old, and I was fourteen, and winter come on, and the wind was blowing a gale, and dark was a thing we dreaded, that the panther called on us again.’   In the remote hill country ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grace by Paul Lynch
    Grace - by Paul Lynch

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073464 | ISBN 10: 1786073463

    An epic story of a young girl on a life-changing odyssey across nineteenth-century Ireland on the eve of the Great Famine.   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION & THE WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING ... more

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  • Cover image of book House of Names by Colm Tóibín
    House of Names - by Colm Tóibín

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241257692 | ISBN 10: 0241257697

    'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'   On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agam ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Watch House by Bernie McGill
    The Watch House - by Bernie McGill

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472239587 | ISBN 10: 147223958x

    A story of infidelity, secrets and murder in a small Irish island community, inspired by Marconi's experiments in wireless telegraphy in the late nineteenth century.   In the vein of Hannah Kent's Burial Rites, The Watch House by Bernie McGill ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Night Brother by Rosie Garland
    The Night Brother - by Rosie Garland

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008166137 | ISBN 10: 0008166137

    Late nineteenth-century Manchester is a city of charms and dangers the perfect playground for young siblings, Edie and Gnome. But as they grow up, they grow apart, and while Gnome revels in the night-time, Edie wakes each morning, exhausted and uneas ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forty Days of Musa Dagh by Franz Werfel
    The Forty Days of Musa Dagh - by Franz Werfel

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241332863 | ISBN 10: 0241332869

    'Musa Dagh stood beyond the world. No storm would reach it, even if one should break'   It is 1915 and Gabriel has returned to his childhood home, an Armenian village on the slopes of Musa Dagh. But things are becoming increasingly dangerous f ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Die in Spring by Ralf Rothmann
    To Die in Spring - by Ralf Rothmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509812868 | ISBN 10: 1509812865

    "[To Die in Spring] holds its own against [Günter] Grass and [Erich Maria] Remarque; it is an excellent work, and one deserving of its wide readership."(Guardian) Walter Urban and Friedrich ‘Fiete’ Caroli work side by side as hands on a dairy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
    The Penelopiad - by Margaret Atwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786892485 | ISBN 10: 1786892480

    For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope mus ... 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 A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert
    A Boy in Winter - by Rachel Seiffert

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781844089994 | ISBN 10: 1844089991

    From the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Dark Room, an extraordinary new novel.   Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. A Boy In Winter tells of the three ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Patriots by Sana Krasikov
    The Patriots - by Sana Krasikov

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783781829 | ISBN 10: 1783781823

    Growing up in 1930s Brooklyn, Florence Fein will do anything to escape the confining values of her family and her city, and create a life of meaning and consequence. When a new job and a love affair lead her to Moscow, she doesn't think twice about a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blacker the Berry... by Wallace Thurman
    The Blacker the Berry... - by Wallace Thurman

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780143131878 | ISBN 10: 0143131877

    The groundbreaking Harlem Renaissance novel about prejudice within the black community.  Emma Lou Morgan’s skin is black. So black that it’s a source of shame to her not only among the largely white community of her hometown of Boise, Id ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Days of New Paris by China Miéville
    The Last Days of New Paris - by China Miéville

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447296553 | ISBN 10: 1447296559

    Weaving together the historical and the imagined, China Miéville's The Last Days of New Paris is a surreal and extraordinary work, from the author of The City & The City.   1941. In the chaos of wartime Marseille, American engineer and occult ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
    Lincoln in the Bardo - by George Saunders

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408871775 | ISBN 10: 1408871777

    A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  'It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday Times  The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George S ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Castle Cross The Magnet Carter by Kia Corthron
    The Castle Cross The Magnet Carter - by Kia Corthron

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609808075 | ISBN 10: 160980807x

    Winner of the Center for Fiction's 2016 First Novel Prize   The hotly anticipated first novel by lauded playwright and The Wire TV writer Kia Corthron, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter sweeps American history from 1941 to the twenty-first ce ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Alphabet of Heart
    The Alphabet of Heart's Desire - by Brian Keaney

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910688373 | ISBN 10: 1910688371

    A VISITOR CALLS WITH A GIFT AND A MESSAGE FROM THE PAST...   In 1802 Thomas de Quincey, a young man from a comfortable middle-class background who would go on to become one of the most celebrated writers of his day, collapsed on Oxford Street ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Man in Europe: A Novel by Dennis Glover
    The Last Man in Europe: A Novel - by Dennis Glover

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781863959377 | ISBN 10: 1863959378

    April, 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a remote Scottish island, George Orwell begins his last and greatest work: Nineteen Eighty-Four.   Forty-four years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that within three winters will take his life, O ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mischling by Affinity Konar
    Mischling - by Affinity Konar

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786494030 | ISBN 10: 1786494035

    Mischling by Affinity Konar is a special novel. Braiding the lyricism and historical sweep of All the Light We Cannot See with the psychological intensity of Room, it’s a spell-binding story of survival and resilience in Mengele’s zoo in Auschwit ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Spy by Paolo Coelho
    The Spy - by Paolo Coelho

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784756789 | ISBN 10: 1784756784

    When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Soon she was feted as the most elegant woman in the city.   A dancer who shocked and delighted audiences, as a confidante and courtesan she bewitched the era’s richest and most powerful men. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good People by Hannah Kent
    The Good People - by Hannah Kent

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781447233367 | ISBN 10: 1447233360

    Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize 2017   County Kerry, Ireland, 1825.   Nóra, bereft after the sudden death of her beloved husband, finds herself alone and caring for her young grandson Micheál. Micheál cannot speak and cannot w ... 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 Jews Queers Germans by Martin Duberman
    Jews Queers Germans - by Martin Duberman

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Langrishe, Go Down by Aidan Higgins
    Langrishe, Go Down - by Aidan Higgins

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786695208 | ISBN 10: 1786695200

    The lights in the bus burned dim, orange-hued behind opaque bevelled glass; ranged below the luggage racks they lit up the advertisement panels with repeated circles of bilious light. A white face that never seemed to turn away was watching her in th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Circle by Linda Grant
    The Dark Circle - by Linda Grant

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349006789 | ISBN 10: 0349006784

    The Second World War is over, a new decade is beginning but for an East End teenage brother and sister living on the edge of the law, life has been suspended.  Sent away to a tuberculosis sanatorium in Kent to learn the way of the patient, they find ... 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 Wolf Moon by Julio Llamazares
    Wolf Moon - by Julio Llamazares

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780720619454 | ISBN 10: 0720619459

    Defeated by the Nationalists, four Republican fugitives flee into the Cantabrian mountains at the end of the Spanish Civil War. They are on the run, skirmishing with the Guardia Civil, knowing that surrender means death. Wounded and hungry they are f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O
    The Lonely Hearts Hotel - by Heather O'Neill

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849163354 | ISBN 10: 1849163359

    A novel about childhood damage and the redemptive power of art from an author twice listed for the Women's Prize and the Giller Prize.   The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with a difference. Set throughout the roaring twenties, it is a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cry Mother Spain by Lydie Salvayre
    Cry Mother Spain - by Lydie Salvayre

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857054524 | ISBN 10: 085705452x

    A powerful account of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, seen through the eyes of a young girl.  Aged fifteen, as Franco's forces begin their murderous purges and cities across Spain rise up against the old order, Montse has never heard ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
    The Underground Railroad - by Colson Whitehead

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780708898406 | ISBN 10: 0708898408

    From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent, wrenching, thrilling tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.   NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER 2016 ... more

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  • Cover image of book To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
    To the Bright Edge of the World - by Eowyn Ivey

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472208620 | ISBN 10: 1472208625

    From the internationally bestselling author of The Snow Child comes an extraordinary story of discovery, adventure, and a husband and wife tested by the different paths their society expects them to tread.  SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDWARD STANFORD ... more

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  • Cover image of book Devotion by Louisa Young
    Devotion - by Louisa Young

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780007532902 | ISBN 10: 0007532903

    From the bestselling author of My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You and The Heroes’ Welcome, Louisa Young's Devotion is a novel of family, love, race and politics set during the electric change of the 1930s. Tom loves Nenna. Nenna loves her father. Her f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila
    The Ultimate Tragedy - by Abdulai Sila

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910213544 | ISBN 10: 1910213543

    The first novel to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau, The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese colonial rule.  Ndani leaves her village to seek a better ... more

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  • Cover image of book Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves
    Work Like Any Other - by Virginia Reeves

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471152238 | ISBN 10: 1471152235

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016  Placing itself perfectly alongside acclaimed work by Philipp Meyer, Jane Smiley and JM Coetzee, this debut novel charts the story of Roscoe T Martin in rural Alabama in the 1920s.  ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Orphans of the Carnival by Carol Birch
    Orphans of the Carnival - by Carol Birch

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782116561 | ISBN 10: 1782116567

    A life in the spotlight will keep anyone hidden.   Julia Pastrana is the singing and dancing marvel from Mexico. She is heralded across nineteenth-century Europe as much for her talent as for her unusual looks. Yet few can see past her freakis ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
    The Wonder - by Emma Donoghue

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509818402 | ISBN 10: 1509818405

    An eleven-year-old girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse, sent to investigate whether she is a fraud, meets a journalist hungry for a story.   Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, Emma Donoghue's The Wonder - inspi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Segu by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray
    Segu - by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241293515 | ISBN 10: 0241293510

    The bestselling epic novel of family, treachery, rivalry, religious fervour and the turbulent fate of a royal African dynasty.  It is 1797 and the African kingdom of Segu, born of blood and violence, is at the height of its power. Yet Dousika ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Countenance Divine by Michael Hughes
    The Countenance Divine - by Michael Hughes

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473636514 | ISBN 10: 1473636515

    In 1999 a programmer is trying to fix the millennium bug, but can't shake the sense he's been chosen for something.   In 1888 five women are brutally murdered in the East End by a troubled young man in thrall to a mysterious master.   I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler, adapted by Damian Duffy and John Jennings
    Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation - by Octavia E. Butler, adapted by Damian Duffy and John Jennings

    £15.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419709470 | ISBN 10: 141970947x

    Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.  More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon
    Leaving Lucy Pear - by Anna Solomon

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349134475 | ISBN 10: 0349134472

    Through the near trees she could see the far ones in the orchard down below. Slowly, her eyes adjusted, and she saw the pears themselves, their waxy orbs glowing greenly in the three-quarter dark. Her mouth watered and Bea, embarrassed by this bodily ... 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 Lost Time Accidents by John Wray
    The Lost Time Accidents - by John Wray

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847672322 | ISBN 10: 1847672329

    The Lost Time Accidents is a bold and epic saga set against the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.   Haunted by a failed love affair and the darkest of family secrets, Waldemar 'Waldy' Tolliver wakes one morning to discover that he h ... 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 London Lies Beneath by Stella Duffy
    London Lies Beneath - by Stella Duffy

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349007830 | ISBN 10: 0349007837

    A compelling historical novel set in south London 1912 - based on a true story.  In August 1912, three friends set out on an adventure. Two of them come home.  Tom, Jimmy and Itzhak have grown up together in the crowded slums of Walwo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker
    A Country Road, A Tree - by Jo Baker

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552779524 | ISBN 10: 0552779520

    Paris, 1939: The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs Elysees. A young writer, recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
    Days Without End - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571333899 | ISBN 10: 0571333893

    'I am thinking of the days without end of my life...'   After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War.   ... 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 The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain
    The Gustav Sonata - by Rose Tremain

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784700201 | ISBN 10: 1784700207

    ***Shortlisted for the Costa Book Award***   ** The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller **   What is the difference between friendship and love? Or between neutrality and commitment? Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in 'neutral' Switze ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Own Dear Brother by Holly Müller
    My Own Dear Brother - by Holly Müller

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408866795 | ISBN 10: 140886679x

    It is 1944, and war has taken the men in Nazi-controlled Austria to the front line. For thirteen-year-old Ursula Hildesheim life in the village of Felddorf remains almost as it was: bullied by her schoolmates, idly thieving from the village shop, enl ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Month of the Midnight Sun by Cecilia Ekbäck
    In the Month of the Midnight Sun - by Cecilia Ekbäck

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444789973 | ISBN 10: 144478997x

    From the acclaimed author of Wolf Winter comes a second brilliantly written and gripping historical Nordic Noir thriller with all the intrigue and atmosphere of Burial Rites, the pent-up passion of The Piano and the suspense of The Tenderness of Wolv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Speech by Andrew Smith
    The Speech - by Andrew Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911129516 | ISBN 10: 1911129511

    His words threatened rivers of blood... and they fought him with hope...   On April 20th, 1968 Enoch Powell, Member of Parliament in the English town of Wolverhampton, made a speech that shook Britain to its core. The ramifications of wha ... 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 Resistance by Owen Sheers
    Resistance - by Owen Sheers

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571326129 | ISBN 10: 0571326129

    Resistance opens in 1944, as the women of a small Welsh farming community wake one morning to find that their husbands have gone. Soon after that a German patrol arrives in their valley.  In his hugely anticipated debut novel, Owen Sheers has pr ... 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 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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