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  • Cover image of book Broken Stars: Sixteen Stories from the New Frontiers of Chinese Science Fiction by Edited and translated by Ken Liu
    Broken Stars: Sixteen Stories from the New Frontiers of Chinese Science Fiction - by Edited and translated by Ken Liu

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788548120 | ISBN 10: 1788548124

    A new anthology of Chinese short-fiction by award winning author Ken Liu.  Here are sixteen short stories from China's groundbreaking SFF writers, edited and translated by award-winning author Ken Liu.  In Hugo award-winner Liu Cixin' ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gloaming by Kirsty Logan
    The Gloaming - by Kirsty Logan

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784706562 | ISBN 10: 1784706566

    'The best lives leave a mark.'   A bewitching tale of first love, shattering grief, and the dangerous magic that draws us home.  Mara’s island is one of stories and magic, but every story ends in the same way. She will finish her days on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Agent Running in the Field by John Le Carre
    Agent Running in the Field - by John Le Carre

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241401231 | ISBN 10: 0241401232

    Nat, a 47 year-old veteran of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, believes his years as an agent runner are over. He is back in London with his wife, the long-suffering Prue. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre, the office has one more ... more

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  • Cover image of book History of Violence by Edouard Louis
    History of Violence - by Edouard Louis

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784706074 | ISBN 10: 1784706078

    The radical, urgent new novel from the author of The End of Eddy – a personal and powerful story of violence.  I met Reda on Christmas Eve 2012, at around four in the morning. He approached me in the street, and finally I invited him up to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things We Say in the Dark by Kirsty Logan
    Things We Say in the Dark - by Kirsty Logan

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787301535 | ISBN 10: 1787301532

    So here we go, into the dark.  Some things can’t be spoken about in the light of day. But we can visit our fears at night, in the dark. We can turn them over and weigh them in our hands and maybe that will protect us from them. But maybe not.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Riverflow by Alison Layland
    Riverflow - by Alison Layland

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781909983977 | ISBN 10: 1909983977

    Deep water. Dark secrets. Dangerous neighbours. No longer the benign friend of summer, the Severn was a restless dragon slithering its way past   After a beloved family member is drowned in a devastating flood, Bede and Elin Sherwell want noth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crudo by Olivia Laing
    Crudo - by Olivia Laing

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
    Lost Children Archive - by Valeria Luiselli

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008290023 | ISBN 10: 0008290024

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019  The moving, powerful and urgent English-language debut from one of the brightest young stars in world literature.  Suppose you and Pa were gone, and we were lost. What would happen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li
    Where Reasons End - by Yiyun Li

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241366905 | ISBN 10: 0241366909

    From the critically acclaimed author of The Vagrants, a devastating and utterly original novel on grief and motherhood.   'Days: the easiest possession. The days he had refused would come, one at a time. They would wait, every daybreak, with t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of Bees by Maja Lunde
    The History of Bees - by Maja Lunde

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471162770 | ISBN 10: 147116277x

    ***THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER***   In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbindin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke
    The Explosion Chronicles - by Yan Lianke

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784701925 | ISBN 10: 1784701920

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL 2017   With the Yi River on one side and the Balou Mountains on the other, the village of Explosion was founded a thousand years ago by refugees fleeing a volcanic eruption. But in the post-Mao era, ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré
    A Legacy of Spies - by John le Carré

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241981610 | ISBN 10: 0241981611

    Chosen as a Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement, the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, The Times.   Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blot by Jonathan Lethem
    The Blot - by Jonathan Lethem

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784701642 | ISBN 10: 1784701645

    **A New York Times top 100 Notable Book of the Year**   Alexander Bruno is a man with expensive problems. Sporting a tuxedo and trotting the globe, he has spent his adult life as a professional gambler. His particular line of work: backgammon, ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans by Nicholas Laughlin (Editor)
    So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans - by Nicholas Laughlin (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846592072 | ISBN 10: 1846592070

    So Many Islands breaks out bold new writing from the distant shores of countries in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific oceans. Here you will find poems about revolution and protest. You will be transported to Marakei, ‘the women’s i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
    Bluebird, Bluebird - by Attica Locke

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781257685 | ISBN 10: 178125768x

    A powerful novel about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV/Channel 4 show Empire.  When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren ... more

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  • Cover image of book The End of Eddy by Edouard Louis
    The End of Eddy - by Edouard Louis

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Two Dark Tales: Jack Squat and The Niche by Charles Lambert
    Two Dark Tales: Jack Squat and The Niche - by Charles Lambert

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910709290 | ISBN 10: 1910709298

    There are four ways in but no way out...   In ‘Jack Squat’, unemployed Gordon and his partner Omar see a money-making opportunity helping expats buy homes in southern Italy. But their scheme catches up with them after the first home they s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dark Chapter by Winnie M Li
    Dark Chapter - by Winnie M Li

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785079061 | ISBN 10: 1785079069

    Highly Commended for the CWA Debut Dagger 2015 Shortlisted for the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize 2015 Shortlisted for the Pat Kavanagh Prize 2015 Runner-up in the SI Leeds Literary Prize   Vivian is a cosmopolitan Taiwanese-American tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Draw the Line by Laurent Linn
    Draw the Line - by Laurent Linn

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481452816 | ISBN 10: 1481452819

    After a hate crime occurs in his small Texas town, Adrian Piper must discover his own power, decide how to use it, and know where to draw the line in this powerful debut novel exquisitely illustrated by the author.  Adrian Piper is used t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lubetkin Legacy by Marina Lewycka
    The Lubetkin Legacy - by Marina Lewycka

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141044958 | ISBN 10: 0141044950

    From the bestselling author of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian.   North London in the twenty-first century: a place where a son will swiftly adopt an old lady and take her home from hospital to impersonate his dear departed mother, rather ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gurugu Pledge by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
    The Gurugu Pledge - by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781908276940 | ISBN 10: 1908276940

    On Mount Gurugu, overlooking the Spanish enclave of Melilla on the North African coast, desperate migrants gather before attempting to scale the city’s walls and gain asylum on European soil.  Inspired by first-hand accounts, Juan Tomás Ávil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trinidad Noir: The Classics by Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni (Editors)
    Trinidad Noir: The Classics - by Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781617754357 | ISBN 10: 1617754358

    Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the geographic area of the book. Now, ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother and His Brother by Håkan Lindquist
    My Brother and His Brother - by Håkan Lindquist

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9783959852524 | ISBN 10: 3959852525

    My Brother and His Brother tells the story of 18 year-old Jonas, who throughout his teenage years has been trying to find out about Paul, the brother who died before he was born. Eventually, Jonas discovers that Paul had an intense love aff air with ... more

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  • Cover image of book How I Became a North Korean by Krys Lee
    How I Became a North Korean - by Krys Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571276233 | ISBN 10: 0571276237

    At the lawless border between North Korea and China, three young lives converge in the hope of a better future.   Yongju is an accomplished student from a prominent but recently disgraced family; Jangmi has had to fend for herself since childh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wolf Moon by Julio Llamazares
    Wolf Moon - by Julio Llamazares

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Orsinia by Ursula Le Guin
    Orsinia - by Ursula Le Guin

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473212060 | ISBN 10: 1473212065

    All of the stories set in award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin's fictional European nation of Orsinia, gathered together for the first time.   Among the less-traveled mountains and plains of Central Europe, a little east of Austria perhaps a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
    Hot Milk - by Deborah Levy

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241968031 | ISBN 10: 0241968038

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2016   Plunge into this hypnotic tale of female sexuality and power - from the Man Booker shortlisted author of Swimming Home.   Two women arrive in a village on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
    The Wolf Road - by Beth Lewis

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008145484 | ISBN 10: 0008145482

    A debut literary thriller from an incredible new voice. What do you do when the man who gave you everything turns out to be a killer? Perfect for fans of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.  Trapper was my family even though I didn’t k ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book A Portable Shelter by Kirsty Logan
    A Portable Shelter - by Kirsty Logan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784702342 | ISBN 10: 178470234x

    In their tiny, sea-beaten cottage on the north coast of Scotland, Liska and Ruth await the birth of their first child.   Each passes the time by telling the baby stories, trying to pass on the lessons they’ve learned: tales of circuses and s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl in the Spider
    The Girl in the Spider's Web - by David Lagercrantz

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857055323 | ISBN 10: 0857055321

    THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO IS BACK WITH A UK NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER   Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist have not been in touch for some time.   Then Blomkvist is contacted by renowned Swedish scientist Professor Balder. Warned t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fall of Man in Wilmslow: The Life and Death of Alan Turing - A Novel by David Lagercrantz
    Fall of Man in Wilmslow: The Life and Death of Alan Turing - A Novel - by David Lagercrantz

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848668935 | ISBN 10: 1848668937

    A powerful tale of honour, prejudice and the twentieth century's most maltreated hero, by the acclaimed author of The Girl in the Spider's Web. "Lagercrantz neatly intertwines the facts of Turing's life with the fiction of Corell's quest for knowl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prophets of Eternal Fjord by Kim Leine
    The Prophets of Eternal Fjord - by Kim Leine

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857897930 | ISBN 10: 0857897934

    Idealistic, misguided Morten Falck is a newly ordained priest sailing to Greenland in 1787 to convert the Inuit to the Danish church. A rugged outpost battered by harsh winters, Sukkertoppen is overshadowed by the threat of dissent; natives from neig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin
    Always Coming Home - by Ursula K. Le Guin

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473205802 | ISBN 10: 1473205808

    An unsung masterpiece from one of fantastic literature's greatest writers. A long, long time from now, in the valleys of what will no longer be called Northern California, might be going to have lived a people called the Kesh. But Always Comi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
    Go Set A Watchman - by Harper Lee

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784752460 | ISBN 10: 1784752460

    Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stockholm Noir by Nathan Larson and Carl-Michael Edenborg (Editors)
    Stockholm Noir - by Nathan Larson and Carl-Michael Edenborg (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617752971 | ISBN 10: 1617752975

    Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. Brand-new stor ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Discreet Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The Discreet Hero - by Mario Vargas Llosa

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571310746 | ISBN 10: 0571310745

    Felicito Yanaque has raised himself from poverty to ownership of a trucking business. His two sons work for him. He receives a threatening letter demanding protection money. The police don't take him seriously, Felicito refuses to pay up and gets suc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Four Books by Yan Lianke
    The Four Books - by Yan Lianke

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099569497 | ISBN 10: 0099569493

    In the ninety-ninth district of a sprawling labour camp, the Author, Musician, Scholar, Theologian and Technician - and hundreds just like them - are undergoing Re-education, to restore their revolutionary zeal and credentials. In charge of this proc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan
    The Gracekeepers - by Kirsty Logan

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784700133 | ISBN 10: 1784700134

    The magical story of a floating circus and two young women in search of a home. The sea has flooded the earth. North lives on a circus boat, floating between the scattered islands that remain. She dances with her beloved bear, while the rest of t ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Losing It by Helen Lederer
    Losing It - by Helen Lederer

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447267645 | ISBN 10: 1447267648

    Millie was at one time quite well known for various TV and radio appearances. However, she now has no money, a best friend with a better sex life than her, a daughter in Papua New Guinea and too much weight in places she really doesn't want it. &nbs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Capital by John Lanchester
    Capital - by John Lanchester

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571327362 | ISBN 10: 0571327362

    Pepys Road: an ordinary street in the Capital. Each house has seen its fair share of first steps and last breaths, and plenty of laughter in between. Today, through each letterbox along this ordinary street drops a card with a simple message: We Want ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl in the Spider
    The Girl in the Spider's Web: Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series - by David Lagercrantz

    £19.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857059994 | ISBN 10: 0857059998

    THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO IS BACK WITH A UK NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER   Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist have not been in touch for some time.   Then Blomkvist is contacted by renowned Swedish scientist Professor Balder. Warned t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eggshells by Caitriona Lally
    Eggshells - by Caitriona Lally

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909718999 | ISBN 10: 1909718998

    Vivian doesn't feel like she fits in never has. She lives alone in a house in north Dublin that her great-aunt left to her. She believes that she is a changeling, left by fairies on Earth, replacing her parents healthy human child. Now, as an adul ... more

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  • Cover image of book 10:04 by Ben Lerner
    10:04 - by Ben Lerner

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847088932 | ISBN 10: 1847088937

    In the past year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unexpected literary success, been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child. Now, in a New York of increasingly frequent supe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The BBC National Short Story Award 2015 by Allan Little (Editor)
    The BBC National Short Story Award 2015 - by Allan Little (Editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781905583799 | ISBN 10: 1905583796

    Featuring Jeremy Page, Hilary Mantel, Jonathan Buckley, Frances Leviston & Mark Haddon   FEATURING THE WINNING STORY, JONATHAN BUCKLEY'S 'BRIAR ROAD', AND RUNNER-UP MARK HADDON'S 'BUNNY'.   I often ask myself what makes a story work, ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Immortals by S.E. Lister
    The Immortals - by S.E. Lister

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910400241 | ISBN 10: 1910400246

    Rosa Hyde is the daughter of a time-traveller, stuck in the year 1945. Forced to live through it again, and again, and again. The same bulletins, the same bombs, the same raucous victory celebrations. All Rosa has ever wanted is to be free from that ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moor
    The Moor's Account - by Laila Lalami

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781859644270 | ISBN 10: 1859644279

    In 1527 the Spanish conquistador Panfilo de Narvaez arrived on the coast of modern-day Florida with hundreds of settlers, and claimed the region for Spain. Almost immediately, the expedition was decimated by a combination of navigational errors, dise ... more

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  • Cover image of book News from the Clouds by Robert Llewellyn
    News from the Clouds - by Robert Llewellyn

    £16.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783520572 | ISBN 10: 1783520574

    In the final book of the News from trilogy, Gavin Meckler faces the biggest challenge of all on his journey through time.  He enters the world of the clouds, where the earth's inhabitants have had to adapt to a planet ravaged by a climate mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Six Stories and an Essay by Andrea Levy
    Six Stories and an Essay - by Andrea Levy

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472222695 | ISBN 10: 1472222695

    A superb collection of writing from multi-award-winning, million-copy bestseller Andrea Levy.  Andrea Levy, author of the Man Booker shortlisted novel THE LONG SONG and the prize-winning, million-copy bestseller SMALL ISLAND, draws together a r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Following Girls by Louise Levene
    The Following Girls - by Louise Levene

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408842904 | ISBN 10: 1408842904

    When Amanda Baker was 14 she found a letter written by her runaway mother to her unborn child: 'Dear Jeremy' it began 'or Amanda...'. Now Baker is sixteen and sick of her lot as she moves miserably between lessons, her only solace her fifth form gang ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem
    Dissident Gardens - by Jonathan Lethem

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099563426 | ISBN 10: 0099563428

    A dazzling novel from one of America's finest writers the story of three generations of a radical New York family  Longlisted for the 2015 Folio Prize Longlisted for the 2015 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award  In 1955, Rose Zimmer got sc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Human Flies by Hans Olav Lahlum
    The Human Flies - by Hans Olav Lahlum

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447232766 | ISBN 10: 1447232763

    The first mystery in the hugely compelling, bestselling international crime series from Norway's answer to Agatha Christie  Oslo, 1968. Ambitious young detective Inspector Kolbjrn Kristiansen is called to an apartment block, where a man has be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales by Kirsty Logan
    The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales - by Kirsty Logan

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781907773754 | ISBN 10: 1907773754

    Winner of the Scott Prize Winner for the 2015 Polari First Book Prize Winner of the Saboteur Award for Best Short Story Collection The Herald: Book of the Year 2014 Shortlisted for the 2014 Green Carnation Prize   Twenty tales of l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Language of Cranes by David Leavitt
    The Lost Language of Cranes - by David Leavitt

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408854587 | ISBN 10: 1408854589

    Owen and Rose are facing serious challenges to their married life of routine and monotony as New York City grows and changes around them. They spend most Sundays apart; while Rose buries herself in crosswords and newspapers, Owen visits gay porn thea ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book A Most Wanted Man by John le Carr
    A Most Wanted Man - by John le Carr

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

    A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa.  Annabel, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best Gay Romance 2014 by Timothy J. Lambert and R. D. Cochrane (Editors)
    Best Gay Romance 2014 - by Timothy J. Lambert and R. D. Cochrane (Editors)

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781627780117 | ISBN 10: 1627780114

    Passion and Possibility...   The best part of romance is what might happen next...that pivotal moment where we stop and realize, This is wonderful. Romance can be many things: thrilling, inspiring, passionate and life altering. But most of all ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Are Water by Wally Lamb
    We Are Water - by Wally Lamb

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007532865 | ISBN 10: 0007532865

    From New York Times bestselling author Wally Lamb, this is a disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy. As Annie Ohs wedding day approaches, she finds herself at the mercy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
    The Lowland - by Jhumpa Lahiri

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843543 | ISBN 10: 1408843544

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013 and the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013.   From Subhashs earliest memories, at every point, his brother was there. In the suburban streets of Calcutta where they wandered before dusk and in the hyacinth-stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Delicate Truth by John le Carr
    A Delicate Truth - by John le Carr

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241965184 | ISBN 10: 0241965187

    "When I was under house arrest I was helped by the books of John le Carr ... they were a journey into the wider world ... These were the journeys that made me feel that I was not really cut off from the rest of humankind. "(Aung San Suu Kyi) A ... more

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  • Cover image of book The President
    The President's Hat - by Antoine Laurain

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908313478 | ISBN 10: 1908313471

    A charm-filled story about the power residing in a very special hat.   Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President Franois Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wrench by Primo Levi
    The Wrench - by Primo Levi

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780349138633 | ISBN 10: 034913863x

    Amid Levi's grim tales of the Holocaust, The Wrench is an optimistic life-enhancing novel. "This is not a book for journalists. Civil servants, too, will feel uneasy while reading it, and as for lawyers, they will never sleep again. For it is abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Choose Me by Kay Langdale
    Choose Me - by Kay Langdale

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444766851 | ISBN 10: 1444766856

    Who can resist Billy's plea to 'Choose Me'?  Billy is only nine years old. But he's already learned that when your mum dies, you get your own social worker.   He's also learned that once you are ten, the odds of finding a family to adopt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hairdresser on Fire by Daniel LeVesque
    Hairdresser on Fire - by Daniel LeVesque

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781933149738 | ISBN 10: 1933149736

    Meet Francis, whose quirky childhood was marred by a strange religious cult yet enhanced by the rock band KISS; his teen years spent dawdling with daytime television talk show appearances and weekend art classes, followed by a dubious career in a sou ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Dogs are Blue by Rodrigo de Souza Leo
    All Dogs are Blue - by Rodrigo de Souza Leo

    £10.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908276209 | ISBN 10: 1908276207

    One of the most original and comic voices to come out of Brazil Souza Leo orchestrates a carnival among the mad. All Dogs are Blue is a fiery and scurrilously funny tale of life in a Rio de Janeiro insane asylum. Our narrator is upset by his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia by Elizabeth Laird
    The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia - by Elizabeth Laird

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846972461 | ISBN 10: 1846972469

    In 1967, at the age of 23, Elizabeth Laird set off for Addis Ababa to take up her first teaching post. She was introduced to Haile Selassie, made a pilgrimage across the mountains on foot to the ancient city of Lalibela, hitched a ride on an oil tank ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dream of the Celt by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The Dream of the Celt - by Mario Vargas Llosa

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571275755 | ISBN 10: 0571275753

    As The Dream of the Celt opens, it is the summer of 1916 and Roger Casement awaits the hangman in London's Pentonville Prison. Dublin lies in ruins after the disastrous Easter Rising led by his comrades of the Irish Volunteers. He has been caught aft ... more

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  • Cover image of book Various Pets Alive and Dead by Marina Lewycka
    Various Pets Alive and Dead - by Marina Lewycka

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141044941 | ISBN 10: 0141044942

    Lentils, free love, radical politics and family truths... Various Pets Alive and Dead is the wonderfully funny fourth novel from Marina Lewycka, author of the bestselling A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian.   For twenty years Doro and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon
    The Colour of Milk - by Nell Leyshon

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241959541 | ISBN 10: 0241959543

    The Colour of Milk is the new novel by Orange longlisted author and playwright Nell Leyshon.   'this is my book and i am writing it by my own hand'   The year is eighteen hundred and thirty one when fifteen-year-old Mary begins the di ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Village by Nikita Lalwani
    The Village - by Nikita Lalwani

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141030401 | ISBN 10: 0141030402

    The Village by Nikita Lalwani is a disturbing and utterly gripping modern morality tale set in contemporary India.   On a winter morning Ray Bhullar arrives at the gates of an Indian village. She is here to make a film. But this will be no o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner
    Leaving the Atocha Station - by Ben Lerner

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847086914 | ISBN 10: 1847086918

    Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his attitude towards art. Fuelled by strong coffee and self-prescribed tranquillizers, Adam's ' ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard by Tom Leger and Riley MacLeod (Editors)
    The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard - by Tom Leger and Riley MacLeod (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780983242215 | ISBN 10: 0983242216

    A dynamic composite of rising stars, The Collection represents the depth and range of tomorrow's finest writers chronicling transgender narratives.  28 authors from the US and Canada converge in a single volume to showcase the future of trans li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Vodka: Ten Stories by Deborah Levy
    Black Vodka: Ten Stories - by Deborah Levy

    £12.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908276162 | ISBN 10: 1908276169

    "Kissing you is like new paint and old pain. It is like coffee and car alarms and a dim stairway and a stain and it's like smoke."(Placing a Call) From the Man Booker Prize 2012 and BBC International Short Story Award 2012 shortlisted Deborah ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Boys: Gay Erotic Fiction by Richard Labont (Editor)
    Wild Boys: Gay Erotic Fiction - by Richard Labont (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781573448246 | ISBN 10: 1573448249

    Take a walk on the wild side with these fierce tales of rough trade. Defy the rules and succumb to the charms of hustlers, jocks, kinky tricks, smart-asses, con men, straight guys and gutter punks who give as good as they get.  In Jeff Mann's ... more

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  • Cover image of book She
    She's Out - by Lynda La Plante

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781471100277 | ISBN 10: 1471100278

    After serving a lengthy sentence for the murder of her husband, Dolly Rawlins is set free from prison, with only one thing on her mind - the six million in diamonds she stashed prior to her imprisonment.  Waiting for Dolly is a group of women ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drifting House by Krys Lee
    Drifting House - by Krys Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571276202 | ISBN 10: 0571276202

    A dazzling debut story collection from Korean-American writer Krys Lee.   Alternating between the lives of Koreans struggling through seventy years of turbulent, post-World War II history in their homeland and the communities of Korean immigra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dream of Ding Village by Yan Lianke
    Dream of Ding Village - by Yan Lianke

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780332628 | ISBN 10: 1780332629

    China's most controversial novelist on one of the biggest scandals in recent Chinese history - his defining work.  Told through the eyes of Xiao Qiang, a young boy killed by his family's neighbours, this seminal novel tells the tragic and shocki ... more

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  • Cover image of book Einstein
    Einstein's Dreams - by Alan Lightman

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780335575 | ISBN 10: 1780335571

    A modern classic, Einstein's Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, when he worked in a patent office in Switzerland.  As the defiant but sensitive young genius is creating his theory of relativity, a new co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord
    Redemption in Indigo - by Karen Lord

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780873084 | ISBN 10: 1780873085

    Paama, who is a great cook, has returned to her family after 10 years of marriage to the gluttonous Ansige, but two years later he hires the master tracker Kwame to find her. Kwame needs the money to finance his own wanderlust and reluctantly takes t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula K. Le Guin
    The Earthsea Quartet - by Ursula K. Le Guin

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241956878 | ISBN 10: 0241956870

    A Wizard of Earthsea * The Tombs of Atuan * The Farthest Shore * Tehanu   Ged is but a goatherd on the island of Gont when he comes by his strange powers over nature. Sent to the School of Wizards on Roke, he learns the true way of m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best Gay Romance 2012 by Richard Labont (Editor)
    Best Gay Romance 2012 - by Richard Labont (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781573447584 | ISBN 10: 1573447587

    Get ready to fall in love with love all over again. Best Gay Romance 2012 creates a world of sexy, in-love men who live out their fantasies with memorable results. Young love. Love, unexpected. Lost love. Love, interrupted. "Straight" love. Rough lov ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little One by Lynda La Plante
    The Little One - by Lynda La Plante

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857209207 | ISBN 10: 0857209205

    An exclusive short story for World Book Day from bestselling author Lynda La Plante. This spooky tale will make you want to sleep with the light on.  Barbara needs a story. A struggling journalist, she tricks her way into the home of former ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amy
    Amy's Diary - by Maureen Lee

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781409137382 | ISBN 10: 1409137384

    Set during the Second World War in Liverpool, this is a brand new Maureen Lee - written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion.  On 3rd September 1939, Amy Browning decided to start writing a diary. It was a momentous day ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are All Made of Glue by Marina Lewycka
    We are All Made of Glue - by Marina Lewycka

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241961834 | ISBN 10: 0241961831

    Georgie Sinclair's life is coming unstuck. Her husband's left her. Her son's obsessed with the End of the World. And now her elderly neighbour Mrs Shapiro has decided they are related. Or so the hospital informs her when Mrs Shapiro has an acci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two Caravans by Marina Lewycka
    Two Caravans - by Marina Lewycka

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241961841 | ISBN 10: 024196184x

    An idyll of the English countryside: a beautiful summer's evening in a Kent field, and around their two caravans a little group of strawberry pickers is getting ready to celebrate a birthday. But who picks our strawberries these days? The Ukrain ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka
    A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian - by Marina Lewycka

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241961827 | ISBN 10: 0241961823

    "Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamorous blonde Ukrainian divorcee. He was eighty-four and she was thirty six. She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade, churning up the murky water, bringing to the surfac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lady Chatterley
    Lady Chatterley's Lover - by D H Lawrence

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099541653 | ISBN 10: 0099541653

    Subject of an infamous obscenity trial, Lady Chatterley's Lover is now regarded as one of the pivotal novels of the twentieth century.  With an introduction by Blake Morrison.  Clifford Chatterley returns from the First World War as an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Budapest Protocol by Adam LeBor
    The Budapest Protocol - by Adam LeBor

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781908238191 | ISBN 10: 1908238194

    Nazi-occupied Budapest, winter 1944. Miklos Farkas is handed a stolen copy of The Budapest Protocol, detailing the Nazis post-war plans. 65 years later, as the European Union launches the election campaign for the first President of Europe, Farkas is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Girls by Ursula K. Le Guin
    The Wild Girls - by Ursula K. Le Guin

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781604864038 | ISBN 10: 1604864036

    Ursula K. Le Guin is the one modern science fiction author who truly needs no introduction. In the forty years since The Left Hand of Darkness, her works have changed not only the face but the tone and the agenda of SF, introducing themes of gender, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stillness of the Sea by Nicol Ljubic
    Stillness of the Sea - by Nicol Ljubic

    £11.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781908251015 | ISBN 10: 1908251018

    The still surface of a sea is both menacing and calmly beautiful: a perfect metaphor for this reflective novel. The narrators unassuming, thoughtful voice dampens but cannot conceal the forces driving his story of love and war and the boundless suff ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Son by Laila Lalami
    Secret Son - by Laila Lalami

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141042732 | ISBN 10: 0141042737

    When a young man is given the chance to rewrite his future, he doesn't realize the price he will pay for giving up his past...  Casablancas stinking alleys are the only home that nineteen-year-old Youssef El-Mekki has ever known. Raised ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Machine by Victor LaValle
    Big Machine - by Victor LaValle

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781842433645 | ISBN 10: 1842433644

    Ricky Rice is a middle-aged hustler with a lingering junk habit, a bum knee, and a haunted mind. The sole survivor of a suicide cult, he spends his days scraping by as a porter at a bus depot in Utica, New York. Until one day a letter arrives, remind ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Road to Wanting by Wendy Law-Yone
    The Road to Wanting - by Wendy Law-Yone

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099535980 | ISBN 10: 009953598x

    Na Ga was always in search of a better life. But now she sits, alone, in a hotel room in Wanting, a godforsaken town on the Chinese-Burmese border. Plucked from her wild life as a rural eel-catcher, Na Ga is first abandoned by her would-be rescuers i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee
    The Surrendered - by Chang-rae Lee

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349122977 | ISBN 10: 0349122970

    June Han has forged a life thousands of miles from her birthplace: she has built a business in New York, survived a husband, borne a child. But her past holds more secrets than she has ever been able to tell, and thirty years after her escape from wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Song by Andrea Levy
    The Long Song - by Andrea Levy

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780755359424 | ISBN 10: 0755359429

    You do not know me yet. My son Thomas, who is publishing this book, tells me, it is customary at this place in a novel to give the reader a little taste of the story that is held within these pages. As your storyteller, I am to convey that this tale ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ballad of John Clare by Hugh Lupton
    The Ballad of John Clare - by Hugh Lupton

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781907650000 | ISBN 10: 1907650008

    A bitter-sweet tale which evokes both the splendour and the harshness of life in rural England at the beginning of the 19th century and deals with the events which would lead to tragedy for the peasant poet. It is novel which will have a universal ap ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
    Shanghai Girls - by Lisa See

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408801123 | ISBN 10: 1408801124

    Two sisters, a world at war and one life-changing secret.  Shanghai, 1937. Pearl and May are two sisters from a bourgeois family. Though their personalities are very different Pearl is a Dragon sign, strong and stubborn, while May is a true ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best Gay Romance 2010 by Edited by Richard Labonte
    Best Gay Romance 2010 - by Edited by Richard Labonte

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781573443777 | ISBN 10: 1573443778

    Best Gay Romance 2010 covers every romantic possibility first love, true love, wake-up sex, makeup sex, and everything in between. Trebor Healy's star-crossed lovers in "Trunk" encounter plent of voodoo, hoodoo, and an unexpectedly sweet surprise i ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Kill a Mockingbird (50th Anniversary edition) by Harper Lee
    To Kill a Mockingbird (50th Anniversary edition) - by Harper Lee

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099549482 | ISBN 10: 0099549484

    'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' This book presents a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vagrants by Yiyun Li
    The Vagrants - by Yiyun Li

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007196654 | ISBN 10: 0007196652

    The much-anticipated first novel from the Guardian First Book Award-winning Chinese writer.  In the provincial town of Muddy Waters in China, a young woman named Gu Shan is sentenced to death for her loss of faith in Communism. She is twenty- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Unaccustomed Earth - by Jhumpa Lahiri

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596592 | ISBN 10: 074759659x

    The Number One New York Times bestseller from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies and The Namesake.  Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book.  Beginning in America, and spilling back over m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb
    The Hour I First Believed - by Wally Lamb

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007290802 | ISBN 10: 0007290802

    From the author of the international number one bestseller I Know This Much Is True comes a magnificent novel of a life turned upside-down by tragedy - and the search for a way to carry on in the aftermath. Caelum Quirk is a middle-aged schooltea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Liebenberg
    The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam - by Lauren Liebenberg

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844084685 | ISBN 10: 184408468x

    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers.  Nyree and Cia live on a remote farm in the east of what was Rhodesia in the late 1970s. Beneath the dripping vines of the Vumba rainforest, and under the tutelage of their heretical grandfath ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carre
    A Most Wanted Man - by John Le Carre

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340977088 | ISBN 10: 0340977086

    A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an id ... more

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  • Cover image of book As You Step Outside by V G Lee
    As You Step Outside - by V G Lee

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780956017307 | ISBN 10: 0956017304

    Collected together for the first time, VG Lee's short stories show the trademark humour and pathos that have attracted a cult following for her novels.  Here are inconsiderate aunties, cheerfully selfish friends and a man with a pimple fixati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gifted by Nikita Lalwani
    Gifted - by Nikita Lalwani

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141030395 | ISBN 10: 0141030399

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2007.  Cardiff in the 1980's is a place where maths can get you noticed. Rumis Vasi is the town's 'maths prodigy': untangling numbers and Rubik's Cubes protects her from the harsh vagaries of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis
    Bad Traffic - by Simon Lewis

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780954899554 | ISBN 10: 0954899555

    Inspector Jian is a Chinese cop from the Siberian border who thinks hes seen it all. But his search for his missing daughter brings him to the meanest streets hes ever faced in rural England.  Migrant worker East Wind is distressed his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cleft by Doris Lessing
    The Cleft - by Doris Lessing

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007233441 | ISBN 10: 0007233442

    Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007.An old Roman senator, contemplative at his late stage of life, embarks on what will likely be his last endeavour: the retelling of the story of human creation. He recounts the history of the Clefts, an a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories of Primo Levi by Primo Levi
    A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories of Primo Levi - by Primo Levi

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141188911 | ISBN 10: 014118891x

    Profound, moving and compassionate, Primo Levi was one of the most astonishing voices to emerge from the twentieth century. Here, for the first time in English, on the twentieth anniversary of his death, is a landmark selection of his fiction - all i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mission Song by John le Carre
    The Mission Song - by John le Carre

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340921999 | ISBN 10: 0340921994

    Bruno Salvador has worked on clandestine missions before. A highly skilled interpreter, he is not stranger to the Official Secrets Act. But this is the first time he has been asked to change his identity - and, worse still, his clothes - in service o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Constant Gardener by John le Carre
    The Constant Gardener - by John le Carre

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780340937723 | ISBN 10: 0340937726

    Frightening, heartbreaking and exquisitely calibrated, The Constant Gardener is a profoundly moving story of a man enobled by his wife's tragic murder, and a magnificent exploration of the dark side of unbridled capitalism. "Another classic narrative ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kilburn Hoodoo by Hayley Long
    Kilburn Hoodoo - by Hayley Long

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905762026 | ISBN 10: 190576202x

    Pierre is fourteen years old. His mother is dead. His little brothers back home in Brussels, in the African quarter. His grandmother Missys there too, nursing a stack of voodoo recipes and the means to cast a long-distance hex. So how come Pierre ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
    A Thousand Years of Good Prayers - by Yiyun Li

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007196630 | ISBN 10: 0007196636

    Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2006.Winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.Shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers. In this prize-winning collection of short stories, Yiyun Li brings us a modern China facing ... more

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    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007152827 | ISBN 10: 0007152825

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