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  • Cover image of book The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
    The Nickel Boys - by Colson Whitehead

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780708899427 | ISBN 10: 0708899420

    ** Winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. **   Author of The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in 1960s Fl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Color Purple by Alice Walker
    The Color Purple - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781474607254 | ISBN 10: 147460725x

    The classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name.  Set in the deep American South between the wars, The Color Purple is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped rep ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
    Frankissstein - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784709952 | ISBN 10: 1784709956

    ***LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019***  From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire   In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
    The Female Persuasion - by Meg Wolitzer

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708306 | ISBN 10: 1784708305

    ** Selected by 8 National Newspapers as a Book of the Year ** ** The New York Times Bestseller **   A warm and immersive novel about ambition, power, women, friendship and finding your place in the world, from the bestselling author of The Wi ... 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 Inside Pale Eyes: A Dream Noir by Dave Ward, illustrated by Bryan Biggs
    Inside Pale Eyes: A Dream Noir - by Dave Ward, illustrated by Bryan Biggs

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908577856 | ISBN 10: 1908577851

    A fractured narrative of grey twilight where half-glimpsed figures flicker through a deserted city-scape. Connection is everything, but nobody connects.  The flowers smell of passion. Of dust. Of dirt. Of hurt that floods a siren’s dirge up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson
    Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days - by Jeanette Winterson

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784709020 | ISBN 10: 1784709026

    Everybody loves a Christmas story. The tradition of the Twelve Days of Christmas is a tradition of celebration, sharing and giving. And what better way to do that than with a story?   For years Jeanette Winterson has written a new story at Chris ... 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 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 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 Apex Hides the Hurt by Colson Whitehead
    Apex Hides the Hurt - by Colson Whitehead

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780708898758 | ISBN 10: 0708898750

    This New York Times Notable Book from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad is a brisk, comic tour de force about identity, history, and the adhesive bandage industry.   The town of Winthrop has decided it needs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
    Sing, Unburied, Sing - by Jesmyn Ward

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408890967 | ISBN 10: 1408890968

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2017 A TIME MAGAZINE BEST NOVEL OF THE YEAR and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 OF 2017 Finalist for the Kirkus Prize Finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal  An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins
    Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? - by Kathleen Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783783410 | ISBN 10: 1783783419

    It is the long, hot summer of 1963 and New York is filled with lovers, dreamers and protestors. Young African-American women grow out their hair and discover the taste of new freedoms. Young men, white and black, travel south to fight against segrega ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Eye of the Reindeer by Eva Weaver
    The Eye of the Reindeer - by Eva Weaver

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780222929 | ISBN 10: 1780222920

    The Alchemist meets The Snow Child in this beautiful odyssey through the snowy landscapes of northern Finland.   Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Ritva is sent away to Seili, an island to the south of Finland. A former leper colony, Seili ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worlds from the Word
    Worlds from the Word's End - by Joanna Walsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911508106 | ISBN 10: 1911508105

    This collection cements Joanna Walsh’s reputation as one of the sharpest writers of this century. Wearing her learning lightly, Walsh’s stories make us see the world afresh while showing us she has read the world. In ‘Like a Fish Needs a...’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead
    The Intuitionist - by Colson Whitehead

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780708898475 | ISBN 10: 0708898475

    The marvellously inventive, genre-bending, noir-inflected debut novel from the author of The Underground Railroad.   Verticality, architectural and social, is at the heart of Colson Whitehead's first novel that takes place in an unnamed high-rise ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Young Man by Edmund White
    Our Young Man - by Edmund White

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408858967 | ISBN 10: 1408858967

    'Has everyone always been in love with you? Of course they have, who am I kidding? What did they say about Helen of Troy? That her face launched a thousand ships? That's you, you're that beautiful. A thousand ships'   New York City in the eigh ... 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 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 Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood
    The Natural Way of Things - by Charlotte Wood

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781760291914 | ISBN 10: 1760291919

    Joint winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2016 - Fiction category Winner of the 2016 Stella Prize   She hears her own thick voice deep inside her ears when she says, 'I need to know where I am.' The man stands there, tall and narrow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild by Joma West
    Wild - by Joma West

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910985304 | ISBN 10: 1910985309

    Everything good is wild. It’s the word we use when something’s worth something. Wild is what you want to be, wild is how you want to look, wild is what you want to have.   The world is a dangerous place. People live in domed cities, walls ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine by Diane Williams
    Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine - by Diane Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781909585201 | ISBN 10: 1909585203

    Longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize   Chosen as a Book of the Year in the New Statesman by Eimear McBride and John Mullan  Diane Williams has been publishing her wholly distinctive short fiction in the US for the past qu ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Gap of Time: The Winter
    The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099598190 | ISBN 10: 0099598191

    "All of us have talismanic texts that we have carried around and that carry us around. I have worked with The Winters Tale in many disguises for many years... And I love cover versions "(Jeanette Winterson) The Winters Tale is one of Shakespear ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Decent Ride by Irvine Welsh
    A Decent Ride - by Irvine Welsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784700560 | ISBN 10: 1784700568

    Shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. A rampaging force of nature is wreaking havoc on the streets of Edinburgh, but has top shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, Juice Terry Lawson, fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dietland by Sarai Walker
    Dietland - by Sarai Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782399292 | ISBN 10: 1782399291

    The wickedly funny feminist revenge fantasy debut novel we've all been waiting for. "A call to arms. Devious, subversive, delightful"(Alice Sebold) Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you're fat, to be noticed is to be ju ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Finding of Martha Lost by Caroline Wallace
    The Finding of Martha Lost - by Caroline Wallace

    £14.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857523341 | ISBN 10: 0857523341

    Martha is lost.   Shes been lost since she was a baby, abandoned in a suitcase on the train from Paris. Ever since, shes waited in station lost property for someone to claim her. Its been sixteen years, but shes still hopeful.   In ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Mobile Library by David Whitehouse
    Mobile Library - by David Whitehouse

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447274711 | ISBN 10: 1447274717

    Twelve-year-old Bobby Nusku is an archivist of his mother. He catalogues traces of her life and waits for her to return home.   Bobby thinks that he's been left to face the world alone until he meets lonely single mother Val and her daughter R ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jewish Noir by Kenneth Wishnia (Editor)
    Jewish Noir - by Kenneth Wishnia (Editor)

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629631110 | ISBN 10: 1629631116

    Jewish Noir is a unique collection of new stories by Jewish and non-Jewish literary and genre writers, including numerous award-winning authors such as Marge Piercy, Harlan Ellison, S.J. Rozan, Nancy Richler, Moe Prager (Reed Farrel Coleman), Wendy H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fly Away Home by Marina Warner
    Fly Away Home - by Marina Warner

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784630386 | ISBN 10: 1784630381

    A long-awaited new collection of Marina Warners short stories. Like her award-winning novels, Marina Warner's stories conjure up mysteries and wonders in a physical world, treading a delicate, magical line between the natural and the supernatural, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Their Lips Talk of Mischief by Alan Warner
    Their Lips Talk of Mischief - by Alan Warner

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571311286 | ISBN 10: 0571311288

    High up in the Conrad Flats that loom bleakly over Acton, two future stars of the literary scene - or so they assume - are hard at work, tapping out words of wit and brilliance between ill-paid jobs writing captions for the Cat Calendar 1985 and blur ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
    The Paying Guests - by Sarah Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349004600 | ISBN 10: 0349004609

    The extraordinary bestselling author, who wrote three astonishing Victorian novels before moving to the 1940s with The Night Watch and The Little Stranger, now turns to the 1920s. It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, th ... 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 Into the Trees by Robert Williams
    Into the Trees - by Robert Williams

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571308187 | ISBN 10: 057130818x

    Harriet Norton won't stop crying. Her parents, Ann and Thomas, are being driven close to insanity and only one thing will help. Mysteriously, their infant daughter will only calm when she's under the ancient trees of Bleasdale forest.  Th ... more

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  • Cover image of book History of the Rain by Niall Williams
    History of the Rain - by Niall Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408852057 | ISBN 10: 1408852055

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling. In Faha, County Clare, everyone is a long story... Bedbound in her attic room beneath the falling ra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
    Orlando: A Biography - by Virginia Woolf

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780199650736 | ISBN 10: 019965073x

    'I feel the need of an escapade after these serious poetic experimental books...I want to kick up my heels & be off.'   Orlando tells the tale of an extraordinary individual who lives through centuries of English history, first as a man, then ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mothers Grimm by Danielle Wood
    Mothers Grimm - by Danielle Wood

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781741756746 | ISBN 10: 174175674x

    A sly, cheeky and blackly comic novel about mothering, heartache, heartbreak, desire, love and death, bringing the mothers of the Brothers Grimm into the here and now.  You make deals with God. You make deals with the Devil. You're not fussy. But a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeannette Winterson
    Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit - by Jeannette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099598183 | ISBN 10: 0099598183

    This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the chur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best Lesbian Erotica 2014 by Kathleen Warnock (Editor)
    Best Lesbian Erotica 2014 - by Kathleen Warnock (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781627780025 | ISBN 10: 1627780025

    Raw Passions Between Women   Hailed as mesmerizing, Best Lesbian Erotica 2014 is as smart as it is sensual. Goldie-nominated editor Kathleen Warnock has collected stories from around the globe, giving this years edition many refreshing poin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker
    The Golem and the Djinni - by Helene Wecker

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007480197 | ISBN 10: 0007480199

    Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master, the husband who commissioned her, dies at sea on the voyage from Poland, she is unmoored and adrift as the ship ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh
    The Lemon Grove - by Helen Walsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472212122 | ISBN 10: 1472212126

    Sun. Desire. Obsession. An explosive, intelligent novel from the prize-winning author of Brass. Each summer, Jenn and her husband Greg return to Deia, on Mallorca's dramatic west coast. This year the arrival of Emma, Jenn's stepdaughter, and her ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
    All the Birds, Singing - by Evie Wyld

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099572374 | ISBN 10: 0099572370

    A novel of profound emotional force - the follow-up to the prizewinning and highly acclaimed After the Fire, A Still Small Voice by an author named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists 2013.  Jake Whyte is the sole resident of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Magnificent Joe by James Wheatley
    Magnificent Joe - by James Wheatley

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780743691 | ISBN 10: 1780743696

    What Joe needs is a friend. What Jim needs is a fresh start.   Living in a former pit village in the North of England, Joe's learning difficulties have left him isolated, his only contact with the community playing the back-end of the horse in ... 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 Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
    Alif the Unseen - by G. Willow Wilson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857895691 | ISBN 10: 0857895699

    'I will tell you a story, but it comes with a warning; when you hear it, you will become someone else.'  He calls himself Alif - few people know his real name - a young man born in a Middle Eastern city that straddles the ancient and modern wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the Trouble Started by Robert Williams
    How the Trouble Started - by Robert Williams

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571288557 | ISBN 10: 0571288553

    Donald Bailey is sixteen. He can't forget the trouble that happened when he was eight and the police were called. His mother can't forget either and even leaving their home town doesn't help. Then Donald befriends Jake, who is eight years old and ter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Among Others by Jo Walton
    Among Others - by Jo Walton

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781472106537 | ISBN 10: 1472106539

    Winner of the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Winner of the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel.   Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson
    The Daylight Gate - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099561835 | ISBN 10: 0099561832

    GOOD FRIDAY, 1612. Pendle Hill, Lancashire. A mysterious gathering of thirteen people is interrupted by local magistrate, Roger Nowell. Is this a witches' Sabbat? Two notorious Lancashire witches are already in Lancaster Castle waiting t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stoner by John Williams
    Stoner - by John Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099561545 | ISBN 10: 0099561549

    Colum McCann once called Stoner one of the great forgotten novels of the past century, but it seems it is forgotten no longer in 2013 translations of Stoner began appearing on bestseller lists across Europe. Forty-eight years after its first, quiet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go to Sleep by Helen Walsh
    Go to Sleep - by Helen Walsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857860064 | ISBN 10: 0857860062

    Hours from now, Rachel Massey will become a mother. Terrified and excited, there is nothing she wants more.   But motherhood is not as she had imagined. The sleepless nights turn to weeks, the weeks to months, and while Rachel loves her son a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The German Boy by Tricia Wastvedt
    The German Boy - by Tricia Wastvedt

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780670919437 | ISBN 10: 0670919438

    In 1947, Elisabeth Mander's German nephew comes to stay: Stefan Landau, her dead sister's teenage son, whom she hates and loves before she's even set eyes on him.  Orphaned by the war and traumatised by the last, vicious battles of the Hitl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner
    Lolly Willowes - by Sylvia Townsend Warner

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844088058 | ISBN 10: 1844088057

    Lolly Willowes is a twenty-eight-year-old spinster when her adored father dies, leaving her dependent upon her brothers and their wives. After twenty years of self-effacement as a maiden aunt, she decides to break free and moves to a small Bedfordshi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Collaborator by Mirza Waheed
    The Collaborator - by Mirza Waheed

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141048581 | ISBN 10: 0141048581

    It is Kashmir in the early 1990s and war has finally reached the isolated village of Nowgam close to the Pakistan border. Indian soldiers appear as if from nowhere to hunt for militants on the run. Four teenage boys, who used to spend their afternoon ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Submission by Amy Waldman
    The Submission - by Amy Waldman

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099528241 | ISBN 10: 009952824x

    Ten years after 9/11, a dazzling, kaleidoscopic novel reimagines its aftermath. A jury gathers in Manhattan to select a memorial for the victims of a devastating terrorist attack. Their fraught deliberations complete, the jurors open the enve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tiny Sunbirds Far Away by Christie Watson
    Tiny Sunbirds Far Away - by Christie Watson

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849163750 | ISBN 10: 1849163758

    'Everything changed after Mama found Father lying on top of another woman.'   Blessing and her brother Ezikiel adore their larger-than-life father, their glamorous mother and their comfortable life in Lagos. But all that chang ... more

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  • Cover image of book When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
    When God Was a Rabbit - by Sarah Winman

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780755379309 | ISBN 10: 0755379306

    1968. The year Paris takes to the streets. The year Martin Luther King loses his life for a dream. The year Eleanor Maud Portman is born.  Young Elly's world is shaped by those who inhabit it: her loving but maddeningly distractible paren ... more

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  • Cover image of book Luke and Jon by Robert Williams
    Luke and Jon - by Robert Williams

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780571274888 | ISBN 10: 0571274889

    Lukes mum is dead. He finds himself in a small, scruffy northern hill town, with a near silent father, who he fears might be trying to drink himself to death. Then he meets Jon.  Jon is strange. He wears 1950s clothes, has a side-parting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mendelssohn is on the Roof by Jiri Weil
    Mendelssohn is on the Roof - by Jiri Weil

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907970016 | ISBN 10: 1907970010

    The third Daunt Books publication is a deeply moving novel by a remarkable yet neglected chronicler of the Holocaust.   Full of dark humour and bitter irony, Weil's novel traces the transformation of ordinary lives during the Nazi occupation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jacob
    Jacob's Room - by Virginia Woolf

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781935554363 | ISBN 10: 1935554360

    Jacob's Room was the first book in Virginia Woolf's unique, experimental style, making it an important text of early Modernism. Ostensibly, the story is about the life of Jacob Flanders, the title character, who is evoked purely by other characters' ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lovetown by Michal Witkowski
    Lovetown - by Michal Witkowski

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846270529 | ISBN 10: 1846270529

    LONGLISTED FOR THE INDEPENDENT FOREIGN FICTION AWARD 2011  Growing up queer in a communist state, queens Patricia and Lucretia spent the 70s and 80s underground, finding glamour in the squalor, strutting their stuff in parks and public to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
    The Picture of Dorian Gray - by Oscar Wilde

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141192642 | ISBN 10: 014119264x

    Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chaos by Edmund White
    Chaos - by Edmund White

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408803899 | ISBN 10: 1408803895

    At once hilarious, sexy and heartbreaking, Chaos is a new novella and collection of short stories from hugely acclaimed writer Edmund White.  What happens when a life implodes? When a respected older man, a product of the liberated 1970s, is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
    The Little Stranger - by Sarah Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086061 | ISBN 10: 1844086062

    After her award-winning trilogy of Victorian novels, Sarah Waters turned to the 1940s and wrote The Night Watch, a tender and tragic novel set against the backdrop of wartime Britain. Shortlisted for both the Orange and the Man Booker, it went straig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dirty South by Alex Wheatle
    The Dirty South - by Alex Wheatle

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846686573 | ISBN 10: 1846686571

    Brixton, 20 years after the race riots. Bricky teenager Dennis Huggins drifts into the easy, dangerous life of the shotta - or drug dealer - and discovers that, hard as the struggle for respect on the streets is, the struggle for love is harder still ... more

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  • Cover image of book If You Liked School, You
    If You Liked School, You'll Love Work - by Irvine Welsh

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099483595 | ISBN 10: 0099483599

    In his first short-story collection since The Acid House, Irvine Welsh sets us five tricky questions. In Rattlesnakes how do three young Americans find themselves lost in the desert, and why does one find himself performing fellatio on another w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson
    The Stone Gods - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141032603 | ISBN 10: 014103260x

    This new world weighs a yatto-gram... On the airwaves, all the talk is of the new blue planet - pristine and habitable, like our own 65 million years ago, before we took it to the edge of destruction. And off the air, Billie and Spike are falling in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hotel de Dream by Edmund White
    Hotel de Dream - by Edmund White

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747592792 | ISBN 10: 0747592799

    A moving, expertly-crafted novel from one of New York's most prolific authors. Stephen Crane is writing a new story, and it may be his last. The year is 1900. The famous author of The Red Badge of Courage is travelling to a Black Forest clinic i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maggie
    Maggie's Tree - by Julie Walters

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780753821732 | ISBN 10: 0753821737

    Cissie is a stand-up comedienne and national darling. Helena is the toast of Broadway. Maggie is an extremely beautiful but troubled actress - and she's cracking up fast, in fact she's 'out of her tree'.  When Cissie takes Maggie to see Helena i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jungfrau and Other Short Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 7th Annual Collection by Mary Watson and others
    Jungfrau and Other Short Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 7th Annual Collection - by Mary Watson and others

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456629 | ISBN 10: 1904456626

    The winner of the 7th Caine Prize for African Writing is Jungfrau by Mary Watson from South Africa. Her story leads into this lively anthology of short stories from the best writers across the continent. It collects the winner and shortlist together ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Watch by Sarah Waters
    The Night Watch - by Sarah Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844082414 | ISBN 10: 1844082415

    Sarah Waters, the award-winning author of three novels set in Victorian London, returns with a novel that marks a departure from the nineteenth century. Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked-out streets, illicit liasons, sexual ad ... more

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  • Cover image of book East of Acre Lane by Alex Wheatle
    East of Acre Lane - by Alex Wheatle

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007225620 | ISBN 10: 0007225628

    A searing account of a young man's attempt to do the right thing set against the backdrop of the Brixton Riots.It is 1981. Biscuit lives with his mother, brother and sister. He helps out by hustling on the frontline for the South London badman, Nunc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ballad of Lee Cotton by Christopher Wilson
    The Ballad of Lee Cotton - by Christopher Wilson

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780349118482 | ISBN 10: 0349118485

    Born to an Icelandic father and a black mother, Lee Cotton grows up an extraordinary boy, with extraordinary gifts. His story is one of the most unusual you will ever read..."Make sure you lay your hands on a copy of The Ballad of Lee Cotton. You're ... more

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  • Cover image of book Island Songs by Alex Wheatle
    Island Songs - by Alex Wheatle

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780749082437 | ISBN 10: 0749082437

    "She wondered what kind of world she had brought her two daughters into - the tedious cycle of rural Jamaican life. No chance for them to set off upon adventures and see the outside world."  But sisters Jenny and Hortense Rodney descendents of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Is the Country by William Wall
    This Is the Country - by William Wall

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780340822166 | ISBN 10: 0340822163

    Living on a notorious estate with a mother who has given up, a bright teenager heads for trouble: truanting, taking drugs and hovering on the fringes of the city's criminal underworld. But when he gets Pat The Baker's sister pregnant, his life change ... more

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  • Cover image of book By the Light of My Father
    By the Light of My Father's Smile - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819517 | ISBN 10: 0753819511

    A family goes to the remote sierras of Mexico - the writer-to-be Susannah; her sister Magdalena; their father and mother. There, amid a people called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them for ever.  This is also the story of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker
    Now is the Time to Open Your Heart - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819579 | ISBN 10: 0753819570

    Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-piblished author, married several times, she has lived a life full of adventure. But now it is time for her to explore new territory.  She leaves her lover Yolo and embarks on a mesmerising journey down th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brass by Helen Walsh
    Brass - by Helen Walsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781841955681 | ISBN 10: 184195568x

    Nineteen-year-old Millie O'Reilly is clever, spiky and adored by men, but feels increasingly trapped. She seeks escape in the hedonistic underbelly of Liverpool, getting off on rough sex & cheap highs. Shockingly candid & brutally poetic, Helen Wal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson
    Lighthousekeeping - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007181506 | ISBN 10: 0007181507

    'A child born of chance might imagine that Chance was its father, in the way that gods fathered children, and then abandoned them, without a backward glance, but with one small gift. I wondered if a gift had been left for me. I had no idea where to l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prince of Wales by John Williams
    The Prince of Wales - by John Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780747568292 | ISBN 10: 0747568294

    The final part of John Williams' Cardiff trilogy. Female pimp Bobby Ranger feels that Cardiff is changing. Her favourite haunt, the Custom House, is about to be demolished, so she decided it's time to track down her absent father.  Meanwhil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indigo Or Mapping The Waters by Marina Warner
    Indigo Or Mapping The Waters - by Marina Warner

    £9.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780099154518 | ISBN 10: 009915451x

    Inspired by The Tempest, Indigo traces the scars of colonialism across continents, family blood-lines and three centuries.   Rich, sensual and magical in its use of myths and fairytales Indigo explores the intertwined histories of the Ev ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
    Fingersmith - by Sarah Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781860498831 | ISBN 10: 1860498833

    From the celebrated author of 'Tipping the Velvet' and 'Affinity' comes an extraordinary, ingenious tale of fraud, insanity and secrets. London 1862. Sue Trinder, orphaned at birth, grows up among petty thieves - fingersmiths - under the rough but lo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Married Man by Edmund White
    The Married Man - by Edmund White

    £9.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780099285144 | ISBN 10: 0099285142

    A middle-aged American, wary and on the rebound from the bruising affair, works out in a Paris gym - an ordinary day, except that he catches the eye of a stranger, Julien, a young French architect with a gleam in his eye. To Austin's amused astonishm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Affinity by Sarah Waters
    Affinity - by Sarah Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781860496929 | ISBN 10: 186049692x

    "Now you know why you are drawn to me - why your flesh comes creeping to mine, and what it comes for. Let it creep." From the dark heart of a Victorian prison, disgraced spiritualist Selina Dawes weaves an enigmatic spell. Is she a fraud, or a prodi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
    Tipping the Velvet - by Sarah Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781860495243 | ISBN 10: 1860495249

    A saucy, sensuous and muli-layered historical romance, 'Tipping the Velvet' follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'.   Tipping the Velvet launched the career of one of Br ... more

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  • Cover image of book Collected Stories by Tennessee Williams
    Collected Stories - by Tennessee Williams

    £12.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780749395810 | ISBN 10: 0749395818

    Acclaimed as one of America's most distinguished and successful playwrights, Tennessee Williams also published four volumes of short stories. In Collected Stories , these volumes are combined with a wealth of unpublished and uncollected work, ranging ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Front Runner by Patricia Nell Warren
    The Front Runner - by Patricia Nell Warren

    £16.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780964109964 | ISBN 10: 0964109964

    20th Anniversary edition of the most celebrated gay love story ever. Harlan Brown is a tough, conservative track coach - hiding from his past at a small college. Billy Sive is a brilliant young runner who is homosexual - and doesn't mind who knows it ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
    Trainspotting - by Irvine Welsh

    £8.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780099465898 | ISBN 10: 0099465892

    The bestselling novel by Irvine Welsh that provided the inspiration for Danny Boyle's hit film.   Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson
    Written on the Body - by Jeanette Winterson

    £7.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780099193913 | ISBN 10: 0099193914

    This is a love story and, like all Winterson's novels, a philosophical meditation, this time on the body: as the repository for our emotions and souls.  The object is a married woman, Louise, and the narrator is her lover, gender undeclared. The ... more

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  • Cover image of book Possessing the Secret of Joy by Alice Walker
    Possessing the Secret of Joy - by Alice Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780099224112 | ISBN 10: 0099224119

    When Alice Walker finshed writing The Color Purple she realised that she needed to tell the story of Tashi, a minor character, who had "left Africa but had taken her wound with her to America".  This is Tashi's story, told in her words and the v ... more

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