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  • Cover image of book After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz
    After Sappho - by Selby Wynn Schwartz

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781913111397 | ISBN 10: 1913111393

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022  “What did we want? To begin with, we wanted what half the population had got by just being born.”   It's 1895. Amid laundry and bruises, Rina Pierangeli Faccio gives birth to the child of the man who ... more

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  • Cover image of book She and Her Cat by Makoto Shinkai and Naruki Nagakawa
    She and Her Cat - by Makoto Shinkai and Naruki Nagakawa

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804993118 | ISBN 10: 1804993115

    On the outskirts of Tokyo, in a neighbourhood crossed by a commuter railway, local cats weave their way through the lives and homes of their owners as they navigate difficult times.   A cat named Chobi sends silent messages of courage to a young w ... more

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  • Cover image of book 28 Questions by Indyana Schneider
    28 Questions - by Indyana Schneider

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781398501126 | ISBN 10: 1398501123

    They say it takes 28 Questions to fall in love. Then what?  'Funny, clever, sad without self-pity, and with an uplift that is the writing itself' Jeanette Winterson  'If it's an addictive read you're after, consider this your next stop.' Styl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Future Fish by Conor Sneyd
    Future Fish - by Conor Sneyd

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781785633515 | ISBN 10: 1785633511

    Sacked from his first job in Dublin, Mark McGuire arrives in the dismal town of Ashcross to take up a new role as customer service assistant for Ireland’s second-biggest pet food brand, WellCat. From his initial impressions, it’s a toss-up whethe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Elektra by Jennifer Saint
    Elektra - by Jennifer Saint

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781472273956 | ISBN 10: 1472273958

    **The spellbinding new retelling of the Trojan War drawn from the perspective of the fearless women at the heart of it all.**  ‘The story and its characters swept me up and engulfed me, I could not put this one down’ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ R ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memphis by Tara M. Stringfellow
    Memphis - by Tara M. Stringfellow

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529339253 | ISBN 10: 1529339251

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE   ‘A rhapsodic hymn to Black women’ New York Times Book Review   ‘Epic yet intimate’ Cosmopolitan   ‘Ferocious and comp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death of a Bookseller by Alice Slater
    Death of a Bookseller - by Alice Slater

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529385328 | ISBN 10: 1529385326

    THE MOST ANTICIPATED DEBUT THRILLER OF 2023, WHICH WILL MAKE YOUR SKIN CRAWL AND YOUR HEART POUND.  ‘A confident, sassy, pitch-black debut’ CAROLINE KEPNES ‘Your new obsession’ ERIN KELLY ‘Savage, witty and all-consuming’ ABIGAIL ... more

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  • Cover image of book Companion Piece by Ali Smith
    Companion Piece - by Ali Smith

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780241993958 | ISBN 10: 0241993954

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  The unmissable new work from Ali Smith, following the dazzling Man Booker-shortlisted Seasonal quartet.  One day in post-Brexit, mid-pandemic Britain, artist Sandy Gray receives an unexpected phone call fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl (Editor)
    New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color - by Nisi Shawl (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781786188588 | ISBN 10: 1786188589

    Octavia E. Butler said, “There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.”  New Suns 2 brings you fresh visions of the strange, the unexpected, the shocking — breakthrough stories, stories shining with emerging truths, stories t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lady MacBethad by Isabelle Schuler
    Lady MacBethad - by Isabelle Schuler

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526647252 | ISBN 10: 1526647257

    'Suspenseful, atmospheric and full of twists and turns, I loved the brutal, backstabbing world that Isabelle Schuler conjures up where only the most ruthless can survive' - Jennifer Saint  'Dazzlingly clever and difficult to put down' i  ... more

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  • Cover image of book If the River is Hidden by Cherry Smyth and Craig Jordan-Baker
    If the River is Hidden - by Cherry Smyth and Craig Jordan-Baker

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781739188108 | ISBN 10: 1739188101

    If the River is Hidden charts the journey of two writers from the source to the mouth of the Bann, Northern Ireland’s longest river. Through a dialogue of prose and poetry the history, landscape and divisions that have come to define the North are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Utopias Of The Third Kind by Vandana Singh
    Utopias Of The Third Kind - by Vandana Singh

    £14.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781629639154 | ISBN 10: 162963915x

    One of contemporary SF’s most original and compelling voices, Vandana Singh is a professor of physics who weaves the ancient wisdom of her native India and the hard truths of quantum science into stories that speak to the complex wonders of today ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Light by Alex Scarrow
    Last Light - by Alex Scarrow

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781398710078 | ISBN 10: 1398710075

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES STARRING JOANNE FROGGATT AND MATHEW FOX  A terrifying apocalyptic thriller from the one of the brightest stars of the genre...  ‘Chillingly plausible’ DAILY TELEGRAPH   It seems to be a very normal Monday m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout
    Lucy by the Sea - by Elizabeth Strout

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780241606995 | ISBN 10: 0241606993

    From the Pulitzer prize-winning, Booker-shortlisted author of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON and OH WILLIAM!  'It is a gift in this life that we do not know what awaits us'  In March 2020 Lucy's ex-husband William pleads with her to leave New York an ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Skin for the Old Ceremony: A Kirtan by Arun Sood
    New Skin for the Old Ceremony: A Kirtan - by Arun Sood

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781912489534 | ISBN 10: 1912489538

    A tale on youth, mis-belonging, music, race, and motley motorcycle rides across Northern India and Skye as four unlikely friends try to reconnect after a decade apart. Four estranged friends reunite for a motorcycle trip up the Isle of Skye, in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth by Wole Soyinka
    Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth - by Wole Soyinka

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526638250 | ISBN 10: 1526638258

    'Soyinka's greatest novel ... No one else can write such a book' - Ben Okri   'A lion of African literature' - Financial Times   'Chronicles is many things at once: a caustic political satire, a murder mystery, a conspiracy story and a ... more

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  • Cover image of book China Room by Sunjeev Sahota
    China Room - by Sunjeev Sahota

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781784706364 | ISBN 10: 1784706361

    A story of forbidden love that echoes across generations - from the prize-winning author of The Year of the Runaways.  'A gorgeous, gripping read' Kamila Shamsie 'A multi-generational masterpiece' Daily Mail  * A Book of the Year for The Tim ... more

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  • Cover image of book People Like Them by Samira Sedira
    People Like Them - by Samira Sedira

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526638595 | ISBN 10: 1526638592

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA DAGGER IN TRANSLATION  'Disturbing and powerful... I loved it' - Leïla Slimani, author of Lullaby 'Icy and chilling... In sharply drawn sentences, Sedira summons the beauty of a small French village, and the shocking act ... more

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  • Cover image of book Saki
    Saki's Cats - by Saki

    £6.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913724177 | ISBN 10: 1913724174

    Saki’s Cats rounds up the tales about cats, big and small, by the undisputed master of the short story.   ‘Tobermory’, one of Saki’s most famous pieces, demonstrates the danger that would ensue from granting cats the power of speech ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Circle by Transworld Publishers Ltd
    Great Circle - by Transworld Publishers Ltd

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529176643 | ISBN 10: 1529176646

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER TIME MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR  'A gripping historical adventure that feels sharp, fresh and modern' STYLIST  'So beaut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kalmann by Joachim Schmidt
    Kalmann - by Joachim Schmidt

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913394684 | ISBN 10: 1913394689

    A touching and very funny Nordic crime thriller with a difference. No gratuitous violence, no revenge porn. A tightly plotted suspense story based on a mentally challenged character described with empathy, humour and psychological tact.   Sjo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
    Sorrowland - by Rivers Solomon

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529118759 | ISBN 10: 1529118751

    A triumphant, genre-bending novel, following a young woman through a nightmarish yet recognisable landscape as she attempts to create a new life for herself and her children.   Vern, a hunted woman alone in the woods, gives birth to twins and r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak
    The Island of Missing Trees - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780241988725 | ISBN 10: 0241988721

    A rich, magical new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World.  It is 1974 on the island of Cyprus. Two teenagers, from opposite sides of a divided land, meet at a tavern in the city they both call ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex (Author)
    The Lamplighters - by Emma Stonex (Author)

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529047356 | ISBN 10: 1529047358

    As recommended by the BBC Radio 2 Book Club  They say we'll never know what happened to those men. They say the sea keeps its secrets...  Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Woman in the World by Inga Simpson
    The Last Woman in the World - by Inga Simpson

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780751578584 | ISBN 10: 0751578584

    Award-winning writer Inga Simpson terrifies and enthralls with this truly remarkable novel of a woman who must face her worst fears to survive and find beauty in the Australian bush.  Fear is her cage. But what’s outside is worse...  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson
    Daughters of Night - by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781509880843 | ISBN 10: 1509880844

    From the pleasure palaces and gin-shops of Covent Garden to the elegant townhouses of Mayfair, Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s Daughters of Night follows Caroline Corsham as she seeks justice for a murdered woman whom London society would rather forget.. ... more

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  • Cover image of book When I Sing, Mountains Dance by Irene Sola
    When I Sing, Mountains Dance - by Irene Sola

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783787142 | ISBN 10: 1783787147

    When Domenec - mountain-dweller, father, poet, dreamer - dies suddenly, struck by lightning, he leaves behind two small children, Mia and Hilari, to grow up wild among the looming summits of the Pyrenees and the ghosts of the Spanish civil war. But t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Please Look After Mother by Kyung-Sook Shin
    Please Look After Mother - by Kyung-Sook Shin

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781474621687 | ISBN 10: 1474621686

    WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE  When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Most Familiar Face In the World by George Skelly
    The Most Familiar Face In the World - by George Skelly

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781914366949 | ISBN 10: 1914366948

    Young Sheridan is an exceptional kid. Astute beyond his tender years, but trapped in a hard-knock childhood, amidst the squalor and grit of post-war Liverpool - where the grown-ups make no sense. Brutal yet kind, tragic yet funny, happy yet sad. He f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wife of Willesden by Zadie Smith
    The Wife of Willesden - by Zadie Smith

    £5.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241471968 | ISBN 10: 0241471966

    'Married five times. Mother. Lover.Aunt. Friend. She plays many roles round here. And never Scared to tell the whole of her truth, whether Or not anyone wants to hear it. Wife Of Willesden: pissed enough to tell her life Story to whoever has ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year
    The Year's Best Science Fiction Vol. 2: The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2021 - by Jonathan Strahan (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781534449626 | ISBN 10: 1534449620

    The most celebrated science fiction short story editor of our time, multi-award-winning editor and Locus Magazine critic Jonathan Strahan presents the definitive collection of best short science fiction of 2021.   With short works from some o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
    Great Circle - by Maggie Shipstead

    £16.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780857526809 | ISBN 10: 0857526804

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will pla ... more

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  • Cover image of book Karolina, or The Torn Curtain by Maryla Szymiczkowa
    Karolina, or The Torn Curtain - by Maryla Szymiczkowa

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786079299 | ISBN 10: 1786079291

    A thrilling sequel to the critically-acclaimed Mrs Mohr Goes Missing.  Easter, 1895. The biggest event in the Catholic calendar is a disaster in Zofia Turbotynska's household. Her maid Karolina has handed in her notice and worse, gone missing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
    Shuggie Bain - by Douglas Stuart

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529019292 | ISBN 10: 152901929x

    Winner of the Booker Prize 2020 Shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2020 A BBC Radio 2 Between the Covers 2021 Book Choice   It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has always exp ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Left of Me is Yours - by Stephanie Scott

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474610896 | ISBN 10: 1474610897

    One of the Observer's Ten Best Debut Novelists of 2020  A gripping debut set in modern-day Tokyo and inspired by a true crime, What's Left of Me Is Yours follows a young woman's search for the truth about her mother's life - and her murder.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith
    Grand Union: Stories - by Zadie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241983126 | ISBN 10: 0241983126

    The first ever collection of stories from the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Swing Time and White Teeth.  In the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north west London lives the last day of his life, unknowingly caught in someone else ... more

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  • Cover image of book Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
    Olive, Again - by Elizabeth Strout

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241985540 | ISBN 10: 0241985544

    An extraordinary new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton.   Olive, Again follows the blunt, contradictory yet deeply loveable Olive Kitteridge as she grow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spring by Ali Smith
    Spring - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241973356 | ISBN 10: 024197335x

    From the bestselling author of Autumn and Winter, as well as the Baileys Prize-winning How to be both, comes the next installment in the remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet.  What unites Katherine Mansfield, Charlie ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell
    The Old Drift - by Namwali Serpell

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784703998 | ISBN 10: 1784703990

    Electrifying, playful, ambitious, brilliant – a Zambian debut novel that follows three generations of three families, telling the story of a nation, and of the grand sweep of time.  On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
    The Island of Sea Women - by Lisa See

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471183836 | ISBN 10: 1471183831

    A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.   Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Katalin Street by Magda Szabo
    Katalin Street - by Magda Szabo

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780857058478 | ISBN 10: 0857058479

    BY THE AUTHOR OF THE DOOR, ONE OF NYTBR'S TEN BEST BOOKS OF 2015 WINNER OF THE 2018 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE WARWICK WOMEN IN TRANSLATION PRIZE 2019   In prewar Budapest three families live side by side on gracious Katalin Stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak
    10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - by Elif Shafak

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241979464 | ISBN 10: 0241979463

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019  'Expect vibrant, vivid and eye-opening descriptions of Middle Eastern life propelled by a tender storyline, all in Shafak's haunting, beautiful and considered prose' Vanity Fair  'Incredibly sens ... more

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  • Cover image of book A People
    A People's History of Heaven - by Mathangi Subramanian

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077615 | ISBN 10: 1786077612

    LONGLISTED FOR A PEN/FAULKNER AWARD, 2020  A dazzling tribute to the resilience and determination of a remarkable community of women.  In the sprawling Bangalore slum of Heaven, five girls - Muslim, Christian and Hindu; gay and straight - for ... more

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  • Cover image of book 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak
    10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - by Elif Shafak

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241293867 | ISBN 10: 0241293863

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019   'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore...'   For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuo ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Faculty of Dreams by Sara Stridsberg
    The Faculty of Dreams - by Sara Stridsberg

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857054722 | ISBN 10: 0857054724

    Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019   In April 1988, Valerie Solanas – the writer, radical feminist and would-be assassin of Andy Warhol – was discovered dead in her hotel room, in a grimy corner of San Francisco. She wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century by Roland Schimmelpfennig
    One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century - by Roland Schimmelpfennig

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857056979 | ISBN 10: 0857056972

    One clear, ice-cold January morning shortly after dawn, a wolf crosses the border between Poland and Germany. His trail leads all the way to Berlin, connecting the lives of disparate individuals whose paths intersect and diverge.   On an icy m ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Fox 8 by George Saunders, illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal
    Fox 8 - by George Saunders, illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526606488 | ISBN 10: 1526606488

    An enchanting and darkly comic fable of human greed and nature, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo, exquisitely illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal.  Fox 8 has always been curious, and a bit of a daydreamer. And, by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Winter by Ali Smith
    Winter - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241973332 | ISBN 10: 0241973333

    The dazzling second novel in Ali Smith's essential Seasonal Quartet -- from the Baileys Prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author of Autumn and How to be both.   Winter? Bleak. Frosty wind, earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. T ... 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 Lullaby by Leïla Slimani
    Lullaby - by Leïla Slimani

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571337545 | ISBN 10: 0571337546

    The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds.   When Myriam, a brilliant lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her husband look for a nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cow by Beat Sterchi
    Cow - by Beat Sterchi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786697479 | ISBN 10: 1786697475

    Cow is the story of a Spanish agricultural labourer, Ambrosio, who goes to Switzerland as a Gastarbeiter. He is bound for Innenwald, a village in the Swiss highlands, and the novel begins as he is about to spend a summer working for Farmer Knuchel. I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lust For Life by Irving Stone
    Lust For Life - by Irving Stone

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787461390 | ISBN 10: 1787461394

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

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  • Cover image of book All the Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma
    All the Fabulous Beasts - by Priya Sharma

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781988964027 | ISBN 10: 1988964024

    The debut short story collection from acclaimed U.K. writer Priya Sharma, All the Fabulous Beasts collects 16 stunning and monstrous tales of love, rebirth, nature, and sexuality. A heady mix of myth and ontology, horror and the modern macabre. ... 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 Dunbar: King Lear Retold by Edward St Aubyn
    Dunbar: King Lear Retold - by Edward St Aubyn

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
    Home Fire - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408886793 | ISBN 10: 1408886790

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneek ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black No More by George S. Schuyler
    Black No More - by George S. Schuyler

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780143131885 | ISBN 10: 0143131885

    The landmark comic satire that asks, “What would happen if all black people in America turned white?”  It’s New Year’s Day 1933 in New York City, and Max Disher, a young black man, has just found out that a certain Dr. Junius Crookman ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
    Anything is Possible - by Elizabeth Strout

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241248799 | ISBN 10: 0241248795

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017  Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018    An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and Man Booker long-listed author of M ... 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 Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
    Lincoln in the Bardo - by George Saunders

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Red Dancer by Richard Skinner
    The Red Dancer - by Richard Skinner

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571333233 | ISBN 10: 0571333230

    A new edition of Richard Skinner's classic novel about the life of Mati Hari, released to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of her death, October 2017.   When Margaretha Zelle, a young woman living in The Hague, answers a lonely hearts ad ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sweet Bean Paste by Durian Sukegawa
    Sweet Bean Paste - by Durian Sukegawa

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071958 | ISBN 10: 1786071959

    ‘I’m in story heaven with this book.’ Cecelia Ahern, author of P.S. I Love You  A charming tale of friendship, love and loneliness in contemporary Japan.   Sentaro has failed. He has a criminal record, drinks too much, and his dr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat: And Other Stories from the North by Sjon and Ted Hodgkinson (Editors)
    The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat: And Other Stories from the North - by Sjon and Ted Hodgkinson (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782273820 | ISBN 10: 1782273824

    This exquisite anthology collects together the very best fiction from across the Nordic region. Travelling from cosmopolitan Stockholm to the remote Faroe Islands, and from Denmark to Greenland, this unique and compelling volume displays the thrillin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
    Fever Dream - by Samanta Schweblin

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786072382 | ISBN 10: 1786072386

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017   A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child.   The two seem anxious and, at Davi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snare by Lilja Sigurdardottir
    Snare - by Lilja Sigurdardottir

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910633809 | ISBN 10: 1910633801

    After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world. ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book 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 Swing Time by Zadie Smith
    Swing Time - by Zadie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141036601 | ISBN 10: 0141036605

    An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.   Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book All That Man Is by David Szalay
    All That Man Is - by David Szalay

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099593690 | ISBN 10: 0099593696

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER PRIZE Winner of the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize   Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving – in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
    My Name is Lucy Barton - by Elizabeth Strout

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241248782 | ISBN 10: 0241248787

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 AND THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016. A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.  An exquisite story of mothers and daughters from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge.  Lucy ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akram
    Akram's War: A Novel of One Young Muslim's Journey to Radicalization - by Nadim Safdar

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782397328 | ISBN 10: 1782397329

    One night, Akram Khan walks out of his house towards an appointed time and place where he is supposed to detonate a bomb that will end his life and that of many innocent bystanders. As he wanders through the town he encounters Grace, whose life has b ... more

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

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

    WINNER OF THE FRENCH ACADEMY GRAND PRIX   A tribute to George Orwell's 1984 and a cry of protest against totalitarianism of all kinds, Sansal's 2084 tells the story of a near future in which religious extremists have established an oppressive cali ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book We Need toTalk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
    We Need toTalk About Kevin - by Lionel Shriver

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781255674 | ISBN 10: 1781255679

    Shortly before his sixteenth birthday, Kevin Khatchadourian kills seven of his fellow high-school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher. He is visted in prison by his mother, Eva, who narrates in a series of letters to her estranged husband, Fra ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Istanbul, Istanbul by Burhan Sönmez
    Istanbul, Istanbul - by Burhan Sönmez

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592058 | ISBN 10: 1846592054

    Istanbul is a city of a million cells, and every cell is an Istanbul unto itself.  Below the ancient streets of Istanbul, four prisoners – Demirtay the student, the doctor, Kamo the barber and Uncle Küheylan – sit, awaiting their turn at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Occupy Me by Tricia Sullivan
    Occupy Me - by Tricia Sullivan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473212978 | ISBN 10: 1473212979

    An Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, a search not for who you are but what you are, a stunning revelation about the Universe and our place in it.  A woman with wings that exist in another dimension. A man trapped in his own body by a kil ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Before the Feast by Saša Stanišic
    Before the Feast - by Saša Stanišic

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782271758 | ISBN 10: 1782271759

    Winner of the Leipzig Book Fair Prize Longlisted for the German Book Prize   It's the evening before the feast in the village of Fürstenfelde (population: declining), but not everyone is asleep. The local artist, wearing an evening dress a ... 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 The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson
    The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets - by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167928 | ISBN 10: 9774167929

    The misadventures of a modern time traveler through Egypt’s recent and medieval past.   Ibn Shalaby, like many Egyptians, is looking for a job. Yet, unlike most of his fellow citizens, he is prone to sudden dislocations in time. Armed with h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trees by Ali Shaw
    The Trees - by Ali Shaw

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408862308 | ISBN 10: 1408862301

    A compulsive, mesmerising and wildly imaginative novel in the vein of Pan's Labyrinth and Station Eleven from the award-winning author of The Girl with Glass Feet.   There came an elastic aftershock of creaks and groans and then, softly softly ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories from Other Places by Nicholas Shakespeare
    Stories from Other Places - by Nicholas Shakespeare

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784701017 | ISBN 10: 1784701017

    Nicholas Shakespeare’s collected stories take us around the globe and into the intimate lives of his characters and the dilemmas and temptations they face.  The opening novella, ‘Oddfellows’, tells the little-known history of the only e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Owl Song at Dawn by Emma Claire Sweeney
    Owl Song at Dawn - by Emma Claire Sweeney

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785079672 | ISBN 10: 1785079670

    Perfect for fans of Karen Joy Fowler, Nathan Filer and Maggie O'Farrell   Maeve Maloney is a force to be reckoned with. Despite nearing eighty, she keeps Sea View Lodge just as her parents did during Morecambes 1950s heyday. But now only her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
    Seveneves - by Neal Stephenson

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008132545 | ISBN 10: 0008132542

    The astounding new novel from the master of science fiction.   THE EARTH WAS A TICKING TIME BOMB.   To ensure the survival they had to look beyond its atmosphere.   So they became pioneers.   Five thousand years later and ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Saw a Man by Owen Sheers
    I Saw a Man - by Owen Sheers

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571317745 | ISBN 10: 057131774x

    After the sudden loss of his wife, Michael Turner moves to London to start again. Living on a quiet street in Hampstead, he develops a close bond with the Nelson family next door: Josh, Samantha and their two young daughters.   The friendship ... more

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  • Cover image of book Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith
    Public Library and Other Stories - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241974599 | ISBN 10: 0241974593

    A richly inventive new collection of stories from Ali Smith, author of How to be both, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize and the Costa Novel Award and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.   Why are books so very powerful?   What do t ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Orleans Noir: The Classics by Julie Smith (Editor)
    New Orleans Noir: The Classics - by Julie Smith (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753848 | ISBN 10: 161775384x

    This sequel to the original best-selling New Orleans Noir takes a literary tour through some of the darkest writing in New Orleans history. Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brook ... more

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  • Cover image of book Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif
    Despite the Falling Snow - by Shamim Sarif

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West
    All Passion Spent - by Vita Sackville-West

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784870553 | ISBN 10: 1784870552

    With an Introduction by Joanna Lumley.   When the great statesman Lord Slane dies, everyone assumes his dutiful wife will slowly fade away, the paying guest of each of her six children. But Lady Slane surprises everyone by escaping to a rented ... more

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

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

    In Buddhist myth, those that have desired too much during their lifetime may be reborn as hungry ghosts spirits with a stomach so large they can never be full.   Six-year-old Shivan is boarded up in his grandmothers mansion in Sri Lanka. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Curator by Jacques Strauss
    The Curator - by Jacques Strauss

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099597728 | ISBN 10: 0099597721

    Longlisted for the 2015 Green Carnation Prize  It's not possible to undo what happened in 1976.  In rural South Africa a family massacre takes place; a bloodbath whose only witness is the familys black maid. Hendrik Deyer is the prin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ismael and His Sisters by Louise Stern
    Ismael and His Sisters - by Louise Stern

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847089465 | ISBN 10: 1847089461

    Siblings Ismael, Rosie and Cristina are deaf, and so are many in their Maya village. The deaf and hearing alike communicate in sign language, forming a tightly-knit community with an unsophisticated, simple lifestyle. But when Ismael gets into a figh ... 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 Visitors by Simon Sylvester
    The Visitors - by Simon Sylvester

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848663732 | ISBN 10: 1848663730

    A tale of blossoming love, myth and dark mystery on a remote Scottish island for fans of Matt Haig's The Humans.  The island has always seemed such a safe place, such a friendly community. Now the possibility of a killer on Bancree is dangero ... 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 Boo by Neil Smith
    Boo - by Neil Smith

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099592389 | ISBN 10: 009959238x

    From Neil Smith, author of the award-winning, internationally acclaimed story collection Bang Crunch, comes a dark but whimsical debut novel about starting over in the afterlife in the vein of Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones.  When Oliver 'Bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harraga by Boualem Sansal
    Harraga - by Boualem Sansal

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408843994 | ISBN 10: 1408843994

    In a crumbling colonial mansion besieged by slums in the old quarter of Algiers, Lamia lives a life of self-imposed isolation, communing only with her ghosts by day, working as a paediatrician by day. Her family are dead, but for her beloved brother ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The House on the Hill by Kevin Sampson
    The House on the Hill - by Kevin Sampson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099578253 | ISBN 10: 0099578255

    An escaped runaway, a Moroccan drug dynasty - and a crime that will take DCI Billy McCartney from Merseyside to Marrakech... DCI Billy McCartney has gone to ground, disillusioned with his job. When a runaway turns up on his doorstep, her story plu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skylight by Jose Saramago
    Skylight - by Jose Saramago

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099581826 | ISBN 10: 0099581825

    In 1953, Jos Saramago submitted a novel to his publishers. Thirty-six years later, he heard back.  Called the book lost and found in time by its author, Skylight is one of Saramagos earliest novels. The manuscript was lost in the publishers ... more

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

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780385410731 | ISBN 10: 0385410735

    Little India, East London: Shyama, aged forty-four, has fallen for a younger man. They want a child together.   Meanwhile, in a rural village in India, young Mala, trapped in an oppressive marriage, dreams of escape.   When Shyama and M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honour by Elif Shafak
    Honour - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241972946 | ISBN 10: 0241972949

    From the Orange Prize long-listed and award-winning author of The Forty Rules of Love and The Bastard of Istanbul Elif Shafak, Honour is a novel of love, betrayal and a clash of cultures. 'My mother died twice. I promised myself I would not let ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Architect
    The Architect's Apprentice - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241970942 | ISBN 10: 0241970946

    When Jahan travels to 16th-century Istanbul as a stowaway carrying the gift of a white elephant for the sultan, little does he know the journey on which he is about to embark.   As he settles into life in Istanbul, Jahan's fortunes are shaped ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be Both by Ali Smith
    How to be Both - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141025209 | ISBN 10: 0141025204

    How to be both is the dazzling new novel by Ali Smith. It is longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be Both is a nov ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
    The Forty Rules of Love - by Elif Shafak

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241972939 | ISBN 10: 0241972930

    Ella Rubinstein has a husband, three teenage children, and a pleasant home. Everything that should make her confident and fulfilled. Yet there is an emptiness at the heart of Ella's life - an emptiness once filled by love. So when Ella reads ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Flea Palace by Elif Shafak
    The Flea Palace - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241201909 | ISBN 10: 024120190x

    Shortlisted for the 2005 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, Elif Shafak's The Flea Palace is a moving and highly original novel about a group of individuals who live in the same building and who together become embroiled in a mystery.   By tur ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Walk Home by Rachel Seiffert
    The Walk Home - by Rachel Seiffert

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781844089956 | ISBN 10: 1844089959

    From the Man Booker shortlisted author of the Dark Room comes a new novel about love and the desire to come home. Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has. Stevie's been to London, taught himself to get by, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
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