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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 247 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 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 Red Birds by Mohammed Hanif
    Red Birds - by Mohammed Hanif

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408897164 | ISBN 10: 1408897164

    A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR "A thrilling, razor-sharp critique of US foreign policy … Red Birds is an incisive, unsparing critique of war and of America's role in the destruction of the Middle East. It combines modern and ancient farcical tradit ... 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 The Long Take by Robin Robertson
    The Long Take - by Robin Robertson

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509886258 | ISBN 10: 1509886257

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018 Shortlisted for the 2019 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction  A noir narrative written with the intensity and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Baghdad Clock by Shahad Al Rawi
    The Baghdad Clock - by Shahad Al Rawi

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786074867 | ISBN 10: 1786074869

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARABIC FICTION 2018   For fans of The Kite Runner comes this remarkable debut, the number one bestselling title in Iraq, Dubai and the UAE.  It's 1991 and the Gulf War is raging. Two girls, h ... 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 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 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 The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy
    The Little Snake - by A.L. Kennedy

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786893864 | ISBN 10: 178689386x

    “Mary was a little bit taller than the other girls her age and had brownish crinkly hair. She was quite thin, because she didn't always have exactly enough to eat. She liked honey and whistling and the colour blue and finding out.”   ... 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 Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
    Frankenstein in Baghdad - by Ahmed Saadawi

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073976 | ISBN 10: 1786073978

    A satirical reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein set in war-torn Baghdad.  SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2018 WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARABIC FICTION   From the rubble-strewn streets of US-occupied Bag ... 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 Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford
    The Good Doctor of Warsaw - by Elisabeth Gifford

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786492487 | ISBN 10: 1786492482

    ‘You do not leave a sick child alone to face the dark and you do not leave a child at a time like this.’   Deeply in love and about to marry, students Misha and Sophia flee a Warsaw under Nazi occupation for a chance at freedom. Forced to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Other People
    Other People's Houses - by Lore Segal

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908745750 | ISBN 10: 1908745754

    A new edition marking the 80th Anniversary of the Kindertransport.   Nine months after the Nazi occupation of Austria, 600 Jewish children assembled at Vienna station to board the first of the kindertransports bound for Britain. Among them was ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali by Gil Courtemanche
    A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali - by Gil Courtemanche

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782118886 | ISBN 10: 1782118888

    A modern classic of immense power and and poignancy set amidst the horror of war.   In the middle of Kigali is a swimming pool at the Hôtel des Mille-Collines. It is a magnet for a privileged group of residents, a place where middle-class Rwa ... 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 My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci
    My Cat Yugoslavia - by Pajtim Statovci

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782273608 | ISBN 10: 1782273603

    Yugoslavia, 1980s: a 16-year-old Muslim girl named Emine is married off to a man she hardly knows. But what was meant to be a happy match soon goes terribly wrong. Her country is torn apart by war and she flees with her family.   Decades later Emi ... 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 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 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 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 They are Trying to Break Your Heart by David Savill
    They are Trying to Break Your Heart - by David Savill

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408865781 | ISBN 10: 1408865785

    Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 "Moving, tender, thrilling, important. It will stay with me for a very long time"(Megan Bradbury, author of Everyone is Watching) DISASTER WILL BRING THEIR LIVES TOGETHER   In 1994, Marko Nova ... 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 News from Nowhere by Jane Austin
    News from Nowhere - by Jane Austin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910836545 | ISBN 10: 1910836540

    Inspired by letters from family members who served on the Western Front and written home to Bangor, News From Nowhere describes the impact of war on a family, including Bronwyn, the sister coming of age as her brothers and father endure the torments ... 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 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 Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada
    Little Man, What Now? - by Hans Fallada

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The 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 Don
    Don't Tell Me You're Afraid - by Giuseppe Catozzella

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571322695 | ISBN 10: 0571322697

    Based on a remarkable true story, Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid is a moving, inspiring novel of a life lived in hope.   Samia Omar grows up in war-torn Somalia, dreaming of being a world-class sprinter. She sleeps with a photo of Mo Farah by her ... more

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  • Cover image of book God in Pink by Hasan Namir
    God in Pink - by Hasan Namir

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781551526065 | ISBN 10: 1551526069

    A Globe 100 Best Book of the Year Lambda Literary Award winner  The debut book by Hasan Namir is a revelatory novel about being queer and Muslim, set in war-torn Iraq in 2003.  Ramy is a closeted university student whose parents have died ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta
    Under the Udala Trees - by Chinelo Okparanta

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847088383 | ISBN 10: 1847088384

    One day in 1968, at the height of the Biafran civil war, Ijeoma's father is killed and her world is transformed forever. Separated from her grief-stricken mother, she meets another young lost girl, Amina, and the two become inseparable. Theirs is a r ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Knives in the Kitchens of This City by Khaled Khalifa, translated by Leri Price
    No Knives in the Kitchens of This City - by Khaled Khalifa, translated by Leri Price

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167812 | ISBN 10: 9774167813

    Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature: an eloquent portrayal of life under dictatorship by an acclaimed Syrian writer.  In the once beautiful city of Aleppo, one Syrian family descends into tragedy and ruin. Irrepressible Sawsan f ... 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 War by Janne Teller
    War - by Janne Teller

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781471161476 | ISBN 10: 1471161471

    Endorsed by Amnesty International.  Imagine if war broke out – not in Iraq or Afghanistan, somewhere far far away, but here, in our country. In War, Janne Teller embarks on a thought-provoking experiment: by simply turning the current cris ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
    All the Light We Cannot See - by Anthony Doerr

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008138301 | ISBN 10: 0008138303

    WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR FICTION   A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths colli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
    Where My Heart Used to Beat - by Sebastian Faulks

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099549246 | ISBN 10: 0099549247

    A haunting tale of war, love and loss from the author of Birdsong and A Week in December.   The Sunday Times bestseller   On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks – an English doctor who has seen the best and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
    The Japanese Lover - by Isabel Allende

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781471152191 | ISBN 10: 1471152197

    From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Song for Night by Chris Abani
    A Song for Night - by Chris Abani

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592041 | ISBN 10: 1846592046

    Even with the knowledge that there are some sins too big for even God to forgive, every night my sky is still full of stars; a wonderful song for night.   Trained as a human mine detector, a boy soldier in West Africa witnesses and takes part ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong
    Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals - by Jesse Armstrong

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099578741 | ISBN 10: 0099578743

    From the creator of Peep Show.   Its 1994 and a gang of good-hearted young people set off in a Ford Transit van armed with several sacks of rice and a half-written play. Their aim is to light a beacon of peace across the Balkans and, very pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dust That Falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernires
    The Dust That Falls from Dreams - by Louis de Bernires

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099597834 | ISBN 10: 0099597837

    In the brief golden years of King Edward VIIs reign, Rosie McCosh and her three very different sisters are growing up in an eccentric household in Kent, with their neighbours the Pitt boys on one side and the Pendennis boys on the other. But their d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Warrior by Giuseppe Catozzella
    Little Warrior - by Giuseppe Catozzella

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571322688 | ISBN 10: 0571322689

    A heartbreaking novel, inspired by a true story, about a Somali girl who is willing to sacrifice everything to fulfill her dream of becoming a champion runner.   Little Warrior is based on the life of Samia Omar, a girl who grows up in war-tor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Noonday by Pat Barker
    Noonday - by Pat Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241966037 | ISBN 10: 0241966035

    In Noonday, Pat Barker - the Man Booker-winning author of the definitive WWI trilogy, Regeneration - turns for the first time to WWII. 'Afterwards, it was the horses she remembered, galloping towards them out of the orange-streaked darkness, thei ... 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 Tightrope by Simon Mawer
    Tightrope - by Simon Mawer

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349140742 | ISBN 10: 034914074x

    A brilliant Cold War spy story from the Man Booker shortlisted author of The Glass Room.  Marian Sutro has survived Ravensbruck and is back in dreary 1950s London trying to pick up the pieces of her pre-war life.   Returned to an Engla ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girl at War by Sara Novic
    Girl at War - by Sara Novic

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349140988 | ISBN 10: 0349140987

    Perfect for fans of Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016   Growing up in Zagreb in the summer of 1991, 10-year-old Ana Juric is a carefree tomboy; she runs the str ... more

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  • Cover image of book La Place de l
    La Place de l'Etoile - by Patrick Modiano

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408867952 | ISBN 10: 1408867958

    Modiano's debut novel is a sardonic, often grotesque satire of France during the Nazi occupation.   We are immediately plunged into the hallucinatory imagination of Raphal Schlemilovitch, a young Jewish man, torn between self-aggrandisement ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry
    A Long Long Way - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571320233 | ISBN 10: 0571320236

    One of the most vivid and realised characters of recent fiction, Willie Dunne is the innocent hero of Sebastian Barry's highly acclaimed novel. Leaving Dublin to fight for the Allied cause as a member of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, he finds himself c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fallen by Lia Mills
    Fallen - by Lia Mills

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241964729 | ISBN 10: 0241964725

    Fallen by Lia Mills - a remarkable love story amidst the ruins of the First World War and the Easter Rising.   SELECTED AS THE 2016 'ONE CITY ONE BOOK' TITLE FOR BOTH DUBLIN AND BELFAST   Spring, 1915. Katie Crilly gets the news she dre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol by Elias Khoury
    The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol - by Elias Khoury

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848667723 | ISBN 10: 1848667728

    Lebanon's definitive national epic - a tale of sibling rivalry, civil war and betrayal by perhaps the finest living Arabic novelist.   Why did he return to Beirut?   Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
    Where My Heart Used to Beat - by Sebastian Faulks

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780091936853 | ISBN 10: 0091936853

    On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks, an English doctor who has seen the best and the worst the twentieth century had to offer, is forced to confront the events that made up his life.  His host, and antagonist, is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna
    Rebel Sisters - by Marita Conlon-McKenna

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848271999 | ISBN 10: 1848271999

    With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland.  Growing up in the privileged confines of Dublins leafy Rathmines, the bright, beautiful Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel and Nellie kick against the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neverhome by Laird Hunt
    Neverhome - by Laird Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099592921 | ISBN 10: 0099592924

    I was strong and he was not so it was me went to war to defend the Republic. I stepped across the border out of Indiana into Ohio. Twenty dollars, two salt-pork sandwiches, and I took jerky, biscuits, six old apples, fresh underthings and a blanket t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jakob
    Jakob's Colours - by Lindsay Hawdon

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444797664 | ISBN 10: 1444797662

    Inspired by the lost voices of the Romany Holocaust this heartbreaking and tender novel will appeal to readers who loved Sophie's Choice, Schindler's Ark and The Book Thief.   Austria, 1944. Jakob, a gypsy boy - half Roma, half Yenish - runs, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perfidia by James Ellroy
    Perfidia - by James Ellroy

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099537755 | ISBN 10: 0099537753

    Los Angeles, December 6, 1941. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. War fever and race hate grip the city and the internment of Japanese-Americans begins.  Following the hellish murder of a Japanese fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard
    The Book of Aron - by Jim Shepard

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784290320 | ISBN 10: 1784290327

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE AWARD** 'Powerful . . . shattering . . . a masterpiece' The Times 'Testament of love and sacrifice . . . a masterpiece' Joshua Ferris, Guardian 'Transcendent and timeless . . . masterpiece' Washington Post Aron ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dictator
    The Dictator's Last Night - by Yasmina Khadra, translated by Julian Evans

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910477137 | ISBN 10: 1910477133

    In this gripping imagining of the last hours of President Gaddafi, Yasmina Khadra provides us with fascinating insight into the mind of one of the most complex and controversial figures of recent history.   People say I am a megalomaniac. It ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler
    A Whole Life - by Robert Seethaler

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447283904 | ISBN 10: 1447283902

    The 170,000-copy German bestseller Andreas lives his whole life in the Austrian Alps, where he arrives as a young boy taken in by a farming family. He is a man of very few words and so, when he falls in love with Marie, he doesn't ask for her han ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala
    Beasts of No Nation - by Uzodinma Iweala

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781473625556 | ISBN 10: 1473625556

    Official tie-in to the Netflix Original Film featuring Idris Elba (Thor, Prometheus and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) and directed by Cary Fukunaga (Jane Eyre).   Agu is just a boy when war arrives at his village. His mother and sister are re ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Harlequin by Nina Allen
    The Harlequin - by Nina Allen

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910124383 | ISBN 10: 1910124389

    Winner of the Novella Award 2015  The armistice is months past but the memories wont go away.  A harlequin, leaning against a tree stump and with a goblet of ale clasped in one outstretched hand. Beaumont felt chilled suddenly, in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
    Where My Heart Used to Beat - by Sebastian Faulks

    £20.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780091936839 | ISBN 10: 0091936837

    On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks, an English doctor who has seen the best and the worst the twentieth century had to offer, is forced to confront the events that made up his life.   His host, and antagonist, is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Death
    The Death's Head Chess Club - by John Donoghue

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782393139 | ISBN 10: 1782393137

    Can you ever forgive the unforgivable?  In 1962, Emil Clment comes face to face with Paul Meissner at a chess tournament in Holland. They haven't seen one another in almost two decades. Clment, once known only as The Watchmaker, is a Jewish f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fires of Autumn by Irne Nmirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith
    The Fires of Autumn - by Irne Nmirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099520368 | ISBN 10: 0099520362

    The prequel to the internationally bestselling novel Suite Franaise: a coruscating, powerful story about one man's rise and fall and the brutal impact of war.  The Fires of Autumn was written in the last two years of Irne Nmirovskys life, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey
    Only the Animals - by Ceridwen Dovey

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782397175 | ISBN 10: 1782397175

    The souls of ten animals caught up in human conflicts over the last century tell their astonishing stories of life and death.  In a trench on the Western Front a cat recalls her owner Colette's theatrical antics in Paris. In Nazi Germany a dog s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
    Time and Time Again - by Ben Elton

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552779999 | ISBN 10: 0552779997

    Its the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be.   Stanton knows that a great a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
    Mr Mac and Me - by Esther Freud

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408857212 | ISBN 10: 1408857219

    Thomas Maggs, the son of the local publican, lives with his parents and sister in a village on the Suffolk coast in 1914. He is the youngest child, and the only son surviving. Life is quiet shaped by the seasons, fishing and farming and the summer ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outcast by Sadie Jones
    The Outcast - by Sadie Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784700799 | ISBN 10: 1784700797

    The bestselling novel behind the major new BBC drama starring Jessica Brown Findlay, George Mackay, Greg Wise and Hattie Morahan  Sussex, 1957. Lewis is nineteen, straight out of jail, and stands alone at a railway station. Only one person is t ... more

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  • Cover image of book See Out the Crazy Times by Sylvia Hikins
    See Out the Crazy Times - by Sylvia Hikins

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784622831 | ISBN 10: 1784622834

    Winter, 1939. Edna and Lucy, along with new-born babies Jack and Lily, return to London during the war to a world gone mad. Forced to live underground, sleeping on the dark and dingy platforms of the Underground, they emerge each day to be confronted ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aliyyah by Chris Dolan
    Aliyyah - by Chris Dolan

    £8.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908251442 | ISBN 10: 1908251441

    Captain Robert Haldane wakes up in a strange room, in an old house, surrounded by a beautiful but ramshackle orchard, miles from anywhere. The last thing he can remember is his helicopter being shot down over enemy territory. It appears he is in a sa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucky Us by Amy Bloom
    Lucky Us - by Amy Bloom

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847089397 | ISBN 10: 1847089399

    When Eva's mother abandons her on Iris's front porch, the girls don't seem to have much in common - except, they soon discover, a father. Thrown together with no mothers to care for them and a father who could not be considered a parent, Iris and Eva ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Repercussions by Catherine Hall
    The Repercussions - by Catherine Hall

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846883583 | ISBN 10: 184688358x

    When war photographer Jo returns from her latest assignment in Afghanistan and moves into the Brighton flat shes just inherited, she hopes to restore equilibrium to her chaotic life. But images and events of her recent past and the reading of her gr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit
    The Wives of Los Alamos - by TaraShea Nesbit

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408845899 | ISBN 10: 140884589x

    Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London and Chicago and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship in the desolate military town where every ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heroes
    The Heroes' Welcome - by Louisa Young

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007361472 | ISBN 10: 0007361475

    The Heroes Welcome is the incandescent sequel to the bestselling R&J pick My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You. Its evocation of a time deeply wounded by the pain of WW1 will capture and beguile readers fresh to Louisa Youngs wonderful writing, and those ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
    The Narrow Road to the Deep North - by Richard Flanagan

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099593584 | ISBN 10: 0099593580

    A savagely beautiful novel about the many forms of love and death, of war and truth, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.  ***WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014***   Forever after, there were for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong
    Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals - by Jesse Armstrong

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780224097345 | ISBN 10: 0224097342

    A group of well-intentioned students head into a war zone, armed only with 'the power of theatre' - the first novel from the BAFTA Award-winning writer of Peep Show and The Thick of It.  Its 1994 and the former Yugoslavia is being torn apart. ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Can
    I Can't Begin to Tell You - by Elizabeth Buchan

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780718158002 | ISBN 10: 0718158008

    Elizabeth Buchan brings us a beautifully told story of courage, love and lies in wartime Europe in her heart-breaking new novel I Can't Begin to Tell You.   When the Nazis invade Denmark, British-born Kay Eberstern is sickened when Bror - her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poldark: Ross Poldark by Winston Graham
    Poldark: Ross Poldark - by Winston Graham

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447281528 | ISBN 10: 1447281527

    A reissue of the first book in the legendary Poldark series, to tie in with the new BBC series.  Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar
    A Man Lies Dreaming - by Lavie Tidhar

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444762945 | ISBN 10: 144476294x

    The next novel from Lavie Tidhar, the award-winning author of The Violent Century.  Deep in the heart of history's most infamous concentration camp, a man lies dreaming. His name is Shomer, and before the war he was a pulp fiction author. Now, ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Shame and the Captives by Thomas Keneally
    Shame and the Captives - by Thomas Keneally

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444781274 | ISBN 10: 1444781278

    A dramatic and fascinating novel based on a notorious breakout by Japanese prisoners from an Australian POW camp in 1944, encapsulating the impact of war on ordinary lives.  On the edge of a small Australian town, far from the battlefields of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spring of Kasper Meier by Ben Fergusson
    The Spring of Kasper Meier - by Ben Fergusson

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349139760 | ISBN 10: 0349139768

    Berlin, 1946. Everything is in short supply. Including the truth.   The war is over, but Berlin is a desolate sea of rubble. There is a shortage of everything: food, clothing, tobacco. The local population is scrabbling to get by. Kasper Meier ... 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 Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah
    Radiance of Tomorrow - by Ishmael Beah

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780374535032 | ISBN 10: 0374535035

    A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone  When Ishmael Beahs A Long Way Gone was published in 2007, it soared to the top of bestseller lists, becoming an instant classic: a harrowing account of Sierra Le ... more

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  • Cover image of book After the Bombing by Clare Morrall
    After the Bombing - by Clare Morrall

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444736465 | ISBN 10: 1444736469

    By the author of Astonishing Splashes of Colour, an ambitious and moving exploration of the lasting impact of the Second World War.  Alma Braithwaite was a teenager in Exeter when her boarding school was bombed in 1942. Twenty-one years later, ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Man
    No Man's Land: Writings from a World at War - by Pete Ayrton (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846689260 | ISBN 10: 1846689260

    The Great War gave birth to some of the twentieth century's most celebrated writing; from Brooke to Sassoon, the poetry generated by the war is etched into collective memory. But it is in prose fiction that we find some of the most profound insights ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girl with a White Dog by Anne Booth
    Girl with a White Dog - by Anne Booth

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846471810 | ISBN 10: 1846471818

    Jessie is fed up: her dad's business has gone bust; they've had to leave behind their family home; and her cousin Fran - who used to be her best friend - is ignoring her, in favour of the cool crowd at school. An unexpected bright spot comes in the s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under Fire by Henri Barbusse
    Under Fire - by Henri Barbusse

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141393438 | ISBN 10: 0141393432

    'Men are made to be husbands, fathers - men, in short! Not animals that hunt one another down' Under Fire follows the fortune of a French battalion during the First World War. For this group of ordinary men, thrown together from all over France a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Of Love and Other Wars by Sophie Hardach
    Of Love and Other Wars - by Sophie Hardach

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849833004 | ISBN 10: 1849833001

    At a rally in the Royal Albert Hall, two Quaker brothers, Paul and Charlie Lamb, sign a pledge of peace that only one of them will honour. Meanwhile, in a draughty Victorian mansion in Hampstead, Mr. Morningstar wonders why his wife, a crystallograph ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt
    The Two Hotel Francforts - by David Leavitt

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843215 | ISBN 10: 1408843218

    It is the summer of 1940, and Lisbon is one of the only neutral ports left in Europe a city filled with spies, crowned heads and refugees of every nationality, tipping back absinthe to while away the time until their escape. Awaiting safe passage t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Joan by Jennie Rooney
    Red Joan - by Jennie Rooney

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099575733 | ISBN 10: 0099575736

    Cambridge University in 1937 is awash with ideas and idealists to unworldly Joan it is dazzling.  After a chance meeting with Russian-born Sonya and Leo, Joan is swept up in the glamour and energy of the duo, and finds herself growing close ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
    In Paradise - by Peter Matthiessen

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780746081 | ISBN 10: 1780746083

    In Paradise tells the story of a group of men and women who come together for a weeklong meditation retreat at the site of a World War II concentration camp, and the grief, rage and upsetting revelations that surface during their time together. Even ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Undertaking by Audrey Magee
    The Undertaking - by Audrey Magee

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782391050 | ISBN 10: 1782391053

    Shortlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 A soldier on the Russian Front marries a photograph of a woman he has never met. Hundreds of miles away in Berlin, the woman marries a photograph of the soldier. It is a contract of busi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dead Lake by Hamid Ismailov
    Dead Lake - by Hamid Ismailov

    £12.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908670144 | ISBN 10: 1908670142

    A haunting Russian tale about the environmental legacy of the Cold War.   Yerzhan grows up in a remote part of Kazakhstan where the Soviets tests atomic weapons. As a young boy he falls in love with the neighbours daughter and one evening, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
    The Moon is Down - by John Steinbeck

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141395371 | ISBN 10: 0141395370

    In this remarkable novel of human courage and defiance, Steinbeck celebrates democracy and the power of the individual against tyranny.   A North European country has been invaded. In one small town the people's initial confusion crystallizes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction by Atef Abu Saif (Editor)
    The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction - by Atef Abu Saif (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781905583645 | ISBN 10: 1905583648

    Featuring Atef Abu Saif, Abdallah Tayeh, Talal Abu Shawish, Mona Abu Sharekh, Najlaa Ataallah, Ghareeb Asqalani, Nayrouz Qarmout, Yusra al Khatib, Asmaa al Ghul & Zaki al 'Ela Under the Israeli occupation of the '70s and '80s, writers in Gaza had ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruby
    Ruby's War - by Johanna Winard

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780749013745 | ISBN 10: 0749013745

    1942 - a quiet Lancashire village will soon be divided by war. In the autumn of 1942, fifteen year old Ruby is collected from her aunts guesthouse by her grandfather. She is taken to live with him in a village in industrial Lancashire, where a fe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Light and the Dark by Mikhail Shishkin, translated by Andrew Bromfield
    The Light and the Dark - by Mikhail Shishkin, translated by Andrew Bromfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780871080 | ISBN 10: 1780871082

    Fate sends two star-crossed lovers, Sasha and Volodenka, on two separate journeys across space and time. Sasha finds herself as a young woman in a time not far from the present day. Volodenka finds himself as a young soldier in a horrific conflict at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine by Refaat Alareer (Editor)
    Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine - by Refaat Alareer (Editor)

    £13.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781935982357 | ISBN 10: 1935982354

    Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine, edited by Refaat Alareer is a compelling collection of short stories from fifteen young writers in Gaza, members of a generation that has suffered immensely under Israels siege a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
    A Constellation of Vital Phenomena - by Anthony Marra

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099575573 | ISBN 10: 0099575574

    When everything else seems lost, watch out for the unexpected ties that bind us together...  Longlisted for the National Book Award 2013  In a snow-covered village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as her father i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration; The Eye in the Door; The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
    The Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration; The Eye in the Door; The Ghost Road - by Pat Barker

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241969144 | ISBN 10: 024196914x

    The Regeneration Trilogy is Pat Barker's sweeping masterpiece of British historical fiction.   1917, Scotland. At Craiglockhart War Hospital, army psychiatrist William Rivers treats shell-shocked soldiers before sending them back to the fron ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jasmine
    Jasmine's War - by Daniel Hyland

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781854251077 | ISBN 10: 1854251074

    From the shadows between colossal trees the dawn mist drifted across the trail. A girl was running hard, a basket of washed laundry on her head, hands struggling to keep it there. She'd have to ditch the basket if she was serious about putting distan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jebel Marra by Michelle Green
    Jebel Marra - by Michelle Green

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781905583546 | ISBN 10: 1905583540

    In 2005, the poet Michelle Green spent six months working for a humanitarian aid agency in West Darfur. Her job was to navigate a complex web of government regulations and domestic logistics so that her colleagues, Sudanese and international, could d ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blue Hour by Alonso Cueto
    The Blue Hour - by Alonso Cueto

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099533092 | ISBN 10: 009953309x

    Adrin Ormache, a high-flying lawyer with a beautiful wife and two daughters, leads a privileged and glamorous life in one of Limas wealthiest neighbourhoods. But when his mother dies, he discovers a letter amongst her possessions making shocking cl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl in Berlin by Elizabeth Wilson
    The Girl in Berlin - by Elizabeth Wilson

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846688270 | ISBN 10: 1846688272

    Be careful who you bring when you come in from the cold ...   Summer, 1951. Two suspected spies, Burgess and Maclean, have disappeared, and the nation is obsessed with their whereabouts. Speculation is at fever pitch when Colin Harris, a m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twilight by Elie Wiesel
    Twilight - by Elie Wiesel

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241963678 | ISBN 10: 0241963672

    Twilight is a haunting novel by Nobel Peace prize-winning author Elie Wiesel.   Raphael Lipkin hears voices and talks to ghosts. Spending the summer at the Mountain Clinic, a New York psychiatric hospital, he is not a patient but rather a vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossbones by Nurudin Farah
    Crossbones - by Nurudin Farah

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847086105 | ISBN 10: 1847086101

    A dozen years after his last visit, Jeebleh returns to his beloved Mogadiscio to see old friends. He is accompanied by his son-in-law, Malik, a journalist intent on covering the region's ongoing turmoil. What greets them at first is not the chaos Jee ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fall of the Stone City by Ismail Kadare
    The Fall of the Stone City - by Ismail Kadare

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857860125 | ISBN 10: 0857860127

    Shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2013. In September 1943, Nazi troops advance on the ancient gates of Gjirokastr, Albania. The very next day, the Germans vanish without a trace. As the townsfolk wonder if they might have dre ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book HHhH by Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor
    HHhH - by Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099555643 | ISBN 10: 0099555646

    An astonishing, unforgettable novel: a thrilling Second World War assassination plot told with rare literary brilliance.  Two men have been enlisted to kill the head of the Gestapo. This is Operation Anthropoid, Prague, 1942: two Czechoslovak ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally
    The Daughters of Mars - by Thomas Keneally

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780340951880 | ISBN 10: 0340951885

    By the author of Schindler's Ark, a profoundly affecting tale of love, courage and sacrifice and a searing evocation of the First World War from a fresh, female perspective.  In 1915, two spirited Australian sisters join the war effort as nur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Her Privates We by Frederic Manning
    Her Privates We - by Frederic Manning

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846687877 | ISBN 10: 184668787x

    A new edition of a classic First World War novel, a brilliant and bitter picture of human conflict. First published privately in 1929 as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspect ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
    All Quiet on the Western Front - by Erich Maria Remarque

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099532811 | ISBN 10: 0099532816

    All Quiet on the Western Front is the most famous anti-war novel ever written. One by one the boys begin to fall... In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'gl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington
    Death of a Hero - by Richard Aldington

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780143106876 | ISBN 10: 0143106872

    One of the great World War I antiwar novels honest, chilling, and brilliantly satirical.   Based on the author's experiences on the Western Front, Richard Aldington's first novel, Death of a Hero, finally joins the ranks of Penguin Classic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worthless Men by Andrew Cowan
    Worthless Men - by Andrew Cowan

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444759426 | ISBN 10: 1444759426

    A novel about the First World War that is as mesmerising as it is unusual, a triumphant new work by one of the most acclaimed writers of the 90s.   It's market day in an English city two years into the Great War. The farmers are coming in f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart
    Sanctuary Line - by Jane Urquhart

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857386397 | ISBN 10: 0857386395

    Solitary, nostalgic Liz Crane returns to her familys now-deserted farmhouse to study the migratory habits of the Monarch butterfly.   A rich family history all the anecdotes and blarney of successful Irish immigrants is now tainted with s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Valentine Grey by Sandi Toksvig
    Valentine Grey - by Sandi Toksvig

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844088331 | ISBN 10: 1844088332

    From one of the nation's best-loved writers and performers comes a wonderful novel about a spirited young girl who goes to war as a young man.   London 1897 and a young girl, Valentine Grey, arrives in England. She's been brought up in the r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Home by Toni Morrison
    Home - by Toni Morrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099555940 | ISBN 10: 0099555948

    From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Beloved comes a dazzling new novel set in 1950s America in the aftermath of the Korean War.  It begins with a letter from a woman Frank has never met. A pleading letter. A letter that closed his throat ... more

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

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444756142 | ISBN 10: 1444756141

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

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

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

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

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