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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 212 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada
    The Factory - by Hiroko Oyamada

    £12.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781803510538 | ISBN 10: 1803510536

    Beyond the town, there is the factory. Beyond the factory, there is nothing.  Within the sprawling industrial complex, three employees are assigned to different departments. There, each must focus on a specific task: one shreds paper, one proofre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Premonition by Banana Yoshimoto
    The Premonition - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571382309 | ISBN 10: 0571382304

    From the beloved, bestselling author of Kitchen, comes a deeply haunting, heartwarming exploration of loneliness and painful memories set in Japan.   ‘Polished, concise, emotionally rewarding.’ Daily Mail ‘Reading Banana Yoshimoto is li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi
    Diary of a Void - by Emi Yagi

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529114812 | ISBN 10: 1529114810

    A hilarious, feminist debut novel from a new star of Japanese fiction.   'One of the most intriguing new novels of the summer.' Independent   For the sake of women everywhere, Ms Shibata is going to pull off the mother of all deceptions...   ... 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 Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan
    Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop - by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526662279 | ISBN 10: 1526662272

    There was only one thing on her mind.  'I must start a bookshop.'  Yeongju did everything she was supposed to, go to university, marry a decent man, get a respectable job. Then it all fell apart. Burned out, Yeongju abandons her old life, qui ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tokyo Express by Seicho Matsumoto
    Tokyo Express - by Seicho Matsumoto

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780241439081 | ISBN 10: 0241439086

    'An irresistible Hitchcockian gem: a fiendishly-plotted crime novel told in crisp, elegant prose' Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train   'Matsumoto was Japan's Agatha Christie' Laura Hackett, The Sunday Times   'It was a puzzl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Concerning My Daughter by Kim Hye-jin
    Concerning My Daughter - by Kim Hye-jin

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529057683 | ISBN 10: 152905768x

    The Prize-Winning International Bestseller   'I can't help but be moved by a story about women meeting, fighting, helping each other, looking after one another, and raising their voices against the prejudice and criticism they are subject to.' Ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Snow Ghost and Other Tales: Classic Japanese Ghost Stories by Various authors
    The Snow Ghost and Other Tales: Classic Japanese Ghost Stories - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781784878726 | ISBN 10: 1784878723

    Enter the haunted world of Ancient Japan in this spine-tingling collection of ghostly tales told and retold across the centuries.  From Goblin infested caves and haunted Tombs, to vengeful spirits and strange, sinister happenings, Ancient Jap ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days at the Morisaki Bookshop by Satoshi Yagisawa
    Days at the Morisaki Bookshop - by Satoshi Yagisawa

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781786583239 | ISBN 10: 1786583232

    Hidden in Jimbocho, Tokyo is a booklover's paradise. On a quiet corner in an old wooden building lies a shop filled with hundreds of second-hand books.   Twenty-five-year-old Takako has never liked reading, although the Morisaki bookshop ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book What You Are Looking for is in the Library by Michiko Aoyama
    What You Are Looking for is in the Library - by Michiko Aoyama

    £12.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780857529121 | ISBN 10: 0857529129

    THE BESTSELLING JAPANESE NOVEL  For fans of The Midnight Library and Before the Coffee Gets Cold, this soul-stirring Japanese novel shows how the perfect book recommendation can help us fulfil our dreams.  'I definitely want to visit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Run And Hide by Pankaj Mishra
    Run And Hide - by Pankaj Mishra

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529158106 | ISBN 10: 1529158109

    FROM THE AWARD WINNING AUTHOR OF AGE OF ANGER COMES A GATSBY-ESQUE TALE OF WEALTH AND AMBITION  'A book that demands to be read' MOHSIN HAMID  'Terrific... deeply satisfying to read' KAMILA SHAMSIE  Arun and his two classmates, Aseem and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Halfways by Nilopar Uddin
    The Halfways - by Nilopar Uddin

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780008478742 | ISBN 10: 0008478740

    ‘I loved this sweeping family drama. Moving and unforgettable’ Sarah Morgan, Sunday Times bestselling author   ‘A moving, atmospheric and engrossing family saga. Its characters will stay with you long after you have finished the book’ Dee ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beautiful Shining People by Michael Grothaus
    Beautiful Shining People - by Michael Grothaus

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781914585647 | ISBN 10: 191458564x

    A damaged teenage tech prodigy meets an enigmatic waitress in a tiny Tokyo café, sparking an epic journey across Japan that will change everything, forever... a captivating, masterful novel with an extraordinary mystery at its heart...  ‘Set a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Peacock Spring by Rumer Godden
    The Peacock Spring - by Rumer Godden

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529078480 | ISBN 10: 1529078482

    The Peacock Spring is a beautiful and heartbreaking novel of loss of innocence and coming-of-age from Rumer Godden, the acclaimed author of Black Narcissus and The Greengage Summer.  At fifteen and twelve, the daughters of diplomat have alrea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disobedient Women by Sangeeta Mulay
    Disobedient Women - by Sangeeta Mulay

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913211851 | ISBN 10: 1913211851

    Set in contemporary India, Sangeeta Mulay's unforgettable debut novel is a compelling story of four unforgettable characters:   Aparna - a courageous campaigner of rationality and freedom of expression. Will the patriarchal grip of a religious s ... 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 The Pachinko Parlour by Elisa Shua Dusapin
    The Pachinko Parlour - by Elisa Shua Dusapin

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914198168 | ISBN 10: 1914198166

    Longlisted for The National Book Critics Circle Awards for Barrios Books in Translation Prize.  From the author of Winter in Sokcho, Winner of the 2021 National Book Award for Translated Literature.  The days are beginning to draw i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cat Who Saved Books by Sosuke Natsukawa, translated by Louise Heal Kawai
    The Cat Who Saved Books - by Sosuke Natsukawa, translated by Louise Heal Kawai

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529081480 | ISBN 10: 1529081483

    Grandpa used to say it all the time: books have tremendous power. But what is that power really?  Natsuki Books was a tiny second-hand bookshop on the edge of town. Inside, towering shelves reached the ceiling, every one crammed full of wonderful ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
    Heaven - by Mieko Kawakami

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781509898251 | ISBN 10: 1509898255

    From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, comes a sharp and illuminating novel about a fourteen-year-old boy subjected to relentless bullying.   In Heaven, a fourteen-year old boy is torm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dead-End Memories by Banana Yoshimoto
    Dead-End Memories - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £20.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781640093690 | ISBN 10: 1640093699

    Japan’s internationally celebrated master storyteller returns with five stories of women on their way to healing that vividly portrays the blissful moments and everyday sorrows that surround us in everyday life.   First published in Japan ... 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 Black Water Sister by Zen Cho
    Black Water Sister - by Zen Cho

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781509800018 | ISBN 10: 1509800018

    'A sharp and bittersweet story of past and future, ghosts and gods and family, that kept me turning pages into the dark hours of the night' – Naomi Novik, author of Uprooted  This mischievous Malaysian-set novel is an adventure featuring fami ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight by Riku Onda
    Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight - by Riku Onda

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913394592 | ISBN 10: 191339459x

    Translated by Alison Watts  From the author of The Aosawa Murders, one of the NYT Notable Books of 2020. The WSJ commented: “Part psychological thriller, part murder mystery—it is audacious in conception and brilliant in execution.” T ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Snow Line by Tessa McWatt
    The Snow Line - by Tessa McWatt

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781912854479 | ISBN 10: 1912854473

    "Tessa McWatt is one of our greatest living writers. The Snow Line, her new novel, is a profound meditation on love, ageing, and what it is to be a woman of mixed racial identity and culture. Profoundly moving and epic in its scope, this book provide ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ceremony of Innocence by Madeleine Bunting
    Ceremony of Innocence - by Madeleine Bunting

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783787500 | ISBN 10: 1783787503

    A Cambridge PhD student called Reem has gone missing in Egypt. Those close to her fear that her investigation into her family”s history in the Gulf has put her in danger. The trail leads back to Tehran in 1969, when diplomat Martin Wilcox Smith, fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of Sugarcane by Joanne Joseph
    Children of Sugarcane - by Joanne Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781776191864 | ISBN 10: 1776191862

    Vividly set against the backdrop of 19th century India and the British-owned sugarcane plantations of Natal, written with great tenderness and lyricism, Children of Sugarcane paints an intimate and wrenching picture of indenture told from a woman’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sisters Mao by Gavin McCrea
    The Sisters Mao - by Gavin McCrea

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913348939 | ISBN 10: 1913348938

    ‘McCrea’s portrait of Jiang Qing is a masterpiece of characterisation: at once monstrous and pitiable. The Sisters Mao is dazzlingly clever and original.’ Antonia Senior, The Times  A Sunday Independent Book of the Year  Against the ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book All The Lovers In The Night by Mieko Kawakami
    All The Lovers In The Night - by Mieko Kawakami

    £14.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781509898268 | ISBN 10: 1509898263

    From international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami comes All The Lovers In The Night, an extraordinary, deeply moving and insightful story set in contemporary Tokyo.  Fuyuko Irie is a freelance proofreader in her thirties. Living alone, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women by Various authors
    My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women - by Various authors

    £12.00   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529422214 | ISBN 10: 1529422213

    “My pen is the wing of a bird; it will tell you those thoughts we are not allowed to think, those dreams we are not allowed to dream”   A woman’s fortitude saves her village from disaster. A teenager explores their identity in a moment of qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Kidnap the Rich by Rahul Raina
    How to Kidnap the Rich - by Rahul Raina

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780349144375 | ISBN 10: 0349144370

    If you’re fat and Indian, you’re rich; if you’re fat and poor, you’re lying. It’s only the West where the rich are thin and vegan and moral...   Ramesh Kumar grew up deprived and unloved, working on his father’s tea stall in the Old Ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam
    A Passage North - by Anuk Arudpragasam

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783786961 | ISBN 10: 1783786965

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother”s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith
    Build Your House Around My Body - by Violet Kupersmith

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780861542147 | ISBN 10: 0861542142

    Feverishly energetic and playfully creepy, an unforgettable debut that hurtles through the ghostly secrets of Vietnamese history.  Two young Vietnamese women go missing decades apart. Both are fearless, both are lost. And both will have thei ... more

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  • Cover image of book China: An Epic Novel by Edward Rutherfurd
    China: An Epic Novel - by Edward Rutherfurd

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781444787801 | ISBN 10: 1444787802

    The internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and West in his new epic: China, The Novel.  China in the nineteenth century: a proud and ancient empire forbidden to foreigners. The West desires Chinese tea above all o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Earthlings by Sayaka Murata
    Earthlings - by Sayaka Murata

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783785698 | ISBN 10: 1783785691

    Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet.  Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano, dreaming of othe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
    The Mountains Sing - by Nguyen Phan Que Mai

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780861540136 | ISBN 10: 0861540131

    An intimate, stirring portrait of a country at war and a family's battle to survive.  Winner of the Blogger's Book Prize, 2021  Selected as a Best Book of 2020 by NB Magazine * BookBrowse * Buzz Magazine * NPR * Washington Independent Revie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Remembered and Things Forgotten by Kyoko Nakajima
    Things Remembered and Things Forgotten - by Kyoko Nakajima

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781908745965 | ISBN 10: 1908745967

    'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other than through the exercise of imagination... imagination applied with delicate rather than broad strokes'.  So wrote the award winning Japanese author Kyoko Nakajima of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley
    The Lost Future of Pepperharrow - by Natasha Pulley

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408885147 | ISBN 10: 140888514x

    "A Japan that never was, a future lost, ghosts that are not dead ... not even a partial list of ingredients can do justice to this wonderful cake of a book ... A time-defying thriller."(Robin Hobb) Strange things are happening in Tokyo.  A ... 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 Low by Jeet Thayil
    Low - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571356423 | ISBN 10: 0571356427

    Ullis went to the bathroom and carefully unfolded the business card and placed it on the sink. Then he rolled up a note and snorted the last of his wife's ashes.   Following the death of his wife, Dominic Ullis escapes to Bombay in search of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakami
    Ms Ice Sandwich - by Mieko Kawakami

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781782276722 | ISBN 10: 1782276726

    A young boy returns obsessively to a supermarket sandwich counter, entranced by the beauty of the woman who works there. Her aloof demeanour and electric blue eyelids make him feel the most intense joy he's ever known. He calls her Ms Ice Sandwich, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Shanghai: A City in Short Fiction by Jin Li and Dai Congrong (Editors)
    The Book of Shanghai: A City in Short Fiction - by Jin Li and Dai Congrong (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697274 | ISBN 10: 1912697270

    Featuring Wang Anyi, Xiao Bai, Shen Dacheng, Chen Danyan, Cai Jun, Chen Qiufan, Xia Shang, Teng Xiaolan, Fu Yuehui & Wang Zhanhei  As the end of the world arrives in downtown Shanghai, one man’s only wish is to return a library book... ... more

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

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

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

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

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

    Yeongdo, Korea 1911.   In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The couple have one child, their beloved daughter Sunja. When Sunja falls pregnant by a married yakuza ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa
    The Memory Police - by Yoko Ogawa

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846559495 | ISBN 10: 1846559499

    Discover a timely mystery about the loss of every day existence by one of Japan's greatest writers that featured in the Entertainment Weekly ‘Quarantine Book Club’.  Hat, ribbon, bird, rose. To the people on the island, a disappeared thing no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lake Like a Mirror: Stories by Ho Sok Fong
    Lake Like a Mirror: Stories - by Ho Sok Fong

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846276903 | ISBN 10: 184627690x

    A portrait of Malaysian society in nine stories, by an author described by critics as 'the most accomplished Malaysian writer, full stop'.   Lake Like a Mirror is a scintillating exploration of the lives of women buffeted by powers beyond the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
    Convenience Store Woman - by Sayaka Murata

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846276842 | ISBN 10: 1846276845

    Keiko has never really fitted in. At school and university people find her odd and her family worries she'll never be normal. To appease them, Keiko takes a job at a newly opened convenience store. Here, she finds peace and purpose in the simple, dai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami
    Killing Commendatore - by Haruki Murakami

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784707330 | ISBN 10: 1784707333

    The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84.   In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous art ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leila by Prayaag Akbar
    Leila - by Prayaag Akbar

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571341320 | ISBN 10: 0571341322

    Shalini will never forget her daughter Leila's third birthday party: it was the last time she saw her alive.  Sixteen years have passed and Shalini's life is unrecognizable. Her husband gone: beaten and dragged from their home the night Leila ... more

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  • Cover image of book China Dream by Ma Jian
    China Dream - by Ma Jian

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708696 | ISBN 10: 1784708690

    Blending fact with fiction, China Dream is an unflinching satire of totalitarianism.  After decades of loyal service, Ma Daode, a corrupt and lecherous party official, has been appointed director of the China Dream Bureau, charged with promoting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miracle on Cherry Hill by Sun-mi Hwang
    Miracle on Cherry Hill - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349143354 | ISBN 10: 0349143358

    Celebrated bestselling author Sun-mi Hwang is back with a heartwarming new novel about renewal and friendship.  This is the story of a man named Kang Dae-su. His whole life is a miracle, rising from poverty to running a successful construction co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita
    The Forest of Wool and Steel - by Natsu Miyashita

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857525185 | ISBN 10: 0857525182

    What he experienced that day wasn’t life-changing... It was life-making.   Tomura is startled by the hypnotic sound of a piano being tuned in his school. It seeps into his soul and transports him to the forests, dark and gleaming, that surround ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Chocolate Saints by Jeet Thayil
    The Book of Chocolate Saints - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571336111 | ISBN 10: 0571336116

    LONGLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE 2018   Francis Newton Xavier has lived a wild existence of excess in pursuit of his uncompromising aesthetic vision. His paintings and poems – which embody the flamboyant and decadent j ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
    The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - by Arundhati Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241980767 | ISBN 10: 0241980763

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER and THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The first novel in 20 years from the Booker-prize winning author of The God of Small Things.   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness tak ... 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 If Cats Disappeared From The World by Genki Kawamura, translated by Eric Selland
    If Cats Disappeared From The World - by Genki Kawamura, translated by Eric Selland

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509889174 | ISBN 10: 1509889175

    Our narrator’s days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor’s diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book English, August: An Indian Story by Upamanyu Chatterjee
    English, August: An Indian Story - by Upamanyu Chatterjee

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571345892 | ISBN 10: 0571345891

    Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite. His friends go to Yale and Harvard. August himself has just landed a prize government job, which takes him to Madna – a town with the highest temperatures in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous by Manu Joseph
    Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous - by Manu Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912408108 | ISBN 10: 1912408104

    Bold, stylish and deceptively witty, Manu Joseph’s gripping new novel poses searching questions about political forces and religious division—with an ingenious twist.   On the day that Hindu nationalists and their controversial leader hav ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devils
    The Devils' Dance - by Hamid Ismailov

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911284130 | ISBN 10: 1911284134

    On New Year’s Eve 1938, the writer Abdulla Qodiriy is taken from his home by the Soviet secret police and thrown into a Tashkent prison. There, to distract himself from the physical and psychological torment of beatings and mindless interrogations, ... more

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  • Cover image of book When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy
    When I Hit You - by Meena Kandasamy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786491282 | ISBN 10: 1786491281

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018  Guardian’s Best Books of 2017 Daily Telegraph’s Best Books of 2017 Observer Best Books of 2017 Fina ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Maid
    The Maid's Room - by Fiona Mitchell

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473659599 | ISBN 10: 1473659590

    For readers of The Help and The Invention of Wings, a searing and sweeping debut novel that gives a new and unforgettable perspective on modern day domestic workers.   Set in the blistering heat of Singapore, The Maid's Room follows the live ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam
    The Golden Legend - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571330751 | ISBN 10: 0571330754

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018   For weeks, someone has been broadcasting people’s secrets from the minarets of the city’s mosques, striking fear into the hearts of Christians and Muslims alike. Then when shots ring out on the Grand ... 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 Blue Light Yokohama by Nicolás Obregón
    Blue Light Yokohama - by Nicolás Obregón

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781405926898 | ISBN 10: 1405926899

    Inspired by a blistering real-life murder, Blue Light Yokohama's Inspector Iwata is perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole.  THE MURDERER'S IN YOUR HOUSE... A family of four are found murdered in their own home. A painted black sun is left dr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto
    Moshi Moshi - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781640090156 | ISBN 10: 1640090150

    In Moshi Moshi, Yoshie’s much-loved musician father has died in a suicide pact with an unknown woman. It is only when Yoshie and her mother move to Shimo-kitazawa, a traditional Tokyo neighborhood of narrow streets, quirky shops, and friendly resid ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, translated by Philip Gabriel
    The Travelling Cat Chronicles - by Hiro Arikawa, translated by Philip Gabriel

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857524195 | ISBN 10: 0857524194

    Recommended by thousands of international readers - the tender feelgood story of a man's journey around Japan with a streetcat. Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami.  Includes specially commissioned line-drawings  It's not t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Selection Day by Aravind Adiga
    Selection Day - by Aravind Adiga

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509806492 | ISBN 10: 1509806490

    Selection Day is a captivating, witty novel by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga.   'The most exciting novelist writing in English today' A. N. Wilson   Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is goo ... 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 Notes Of A Crocodile by Qiu Miaojin
    Notes Of A Crocodile - by Qiu Miaojin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781681370767 | ISBN 10: 168137076x

    An NYRB Classics Original  Set in the post-martial-law era of late-1980s Taipei, Notes of a Crocodile is a coming-of-age story of queer misfits discovering love, friendship, and artistic affinity while hardly studying at Taiwan’s most prestig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies
    The Fortunes - by Peter Ho Davies

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780340980255 | ISBN 10: 0340980257

    By the author of the Booker longlisted The Welsh Girl, a vibrant, powerful and iconoclastic novel telling the little-known story of the Chinese in America, and of America through its Chinese.   Ah Ling: son of a prostitute and a white 'ghost', ... more

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  • Cover image of book Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
    Men Without Women - by Haruki Murakami

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911215370 | ISBN 10: 191121537x

    'I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden.'   Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi
    The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea - by Bandi

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781257548 | ISBN 10: 178125754x

    In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime.  Smuggled out of North Korea and set for publication around the world in 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam
    The Bones of Grace - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847679789 | ISBN 10: 1847679781

    Zubaida is on a journey to unearth the past. It will lead her from the corridors of Harvard to the scorching deserts of Pakistan, and the bones of an ancient whale. It will carry her back to Bangladesh, and the dark horrors of a ship-breaking yard. H ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)
    The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction - by Arunava Sinha & Pushpita Alam (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781905583805 | ISBN 10: 190558380x

    Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world - noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums - but, as these stories show, it is also one of the most colourful and chaotically joyful places you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Acts by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith
    Human Acts - by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275975 | ISBN 10: 1846275970

    Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnecte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    The Sympathizer - by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151360 | ISBN 10: 1472151364

    A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique perspective on the Vietnam war. Destined to become a modern classic.   WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels by Haruki Murakami
    Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels - by Haruki Murakami

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099590392 | ISBN 10: 0099590395

    Wind/Pinball includes Haruki Murakami�s first two novels, published back-to-back, available for the first time in English outside Japan. With a new introduction by the author.� If you�re the sort of guy who raids the refrigerators of silent ki ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Painted Ocean by Gabriel Packard
    The Painted Ocean - by Gabriel Packard

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151131 | ISBN 10: 1472151135

    Brick Lane meets Lord of the Flies: an ambitious page-turner and a true literary achievement.   When I was a little girl, my dad left me and my mum, and he never came back. And you're supposed to be gutted when that happens. But secretly I pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
    Thirteen Ways of Looking - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869857 | ISBN 10: 1408869853

    As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing.   It is a cold day in January when J. Mendelssohn wakes in his Up ... more

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  • Cover image of book In a Land of Paper Gods by Rebecca Mackenzie
    In a Land of Paper Gods - by Rebecca Mackenzie

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472224224 | ISBN 10: 1472224221

    A gorgeous literary debut in the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible about a school for the children of British missionaries in China, at the top of a mountain, at the edge of the Second World War  Jiangxi Province, China, 1941  Atop th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dog Who Dared to Dream by Sun-mi Hwang
    The Dog Who Dared to Dream - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349142104 | ISBN 10: 0349142106

    This is the story of a dog named Scraggly.  Born an outsider because of her distinctive appearance, she spends most of her days in the sun-filled yard of her owner's house. Scraggly has dreams and aspirations just like the rest of us. But each w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy
    Sleeping on Jupiter - by Anuradha Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848666900 | ISBN 10: 184866690x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015   A stark and unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, about religion, love and violence in the modern world.   A train stops at a railway station. A young woman jumps off. She has wild h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan
    Beauty is a Wound - by Eka Kurniawan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782272434 | ISBN 10: 1782272437

    A colour-drenched epic set in Indonesia, filled with vivid sex and violence, from the Man Booker International Prize longlisted author. 'A literary child of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Salman Rushdie' New York Review of Books 'A howling master ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss
    Signs for Lost Children - by Sarah Moss

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847089137 | ISBN 10: 1847089135

    Only weeks into their marriage a young couple embark on a six-month period of separation. Tom Cavendish goes to Japan to build lighthouses and his wife Ally, Doctor Moberley-Cavendish, stays and works at the Truro asylum. As Ally plunges into the ins ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beijing Comrades by Bei Tong, translated by Scott E. Myers
    Beijing Comrades - by Bei Tong, translated by Scott E. Myers

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781558619074 | ISBN 10: 1558619070

    When Handong, a ruthless and wealthy businessman, is introduced to Lan Yu, a nave, working-class architectural student the attraction is all consuming.   Arrogant and privileged, Handong is unsettled by this desire, while Lan Yu quietly sub ... 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 Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez
    Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780751561463 | ISBN 10: 0751561460

    The brand new novel from the author of the Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul. Six women forever joined by a little cafe in Kabul. Sunny, former proprietor of the Little Coffee Shop and new owner of the Screaming ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vegetarian by Han Kang
    The Vegetarian - by Han Kang

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846276033 | ISBN 10: 1846276039

    Winner: The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Translated by Deborah Smith  Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable ... 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 She Will Build Him a City by Raj Kamal Jha
    She Will Build Him a City - by Raj Kamal Jha

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408855072 | ISBN 10: 1408855070

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE  As night falls in Delhi a mother spins tales from her past for her sleeping daughter. Her now grown-up child is a puzzle with a million pieces whom she hopes, through her words and her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Let Him Know - by Sandip Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408856666 | ISBN 10: 1408856662

    In a boxy apartment building in an American university town, Romola Mitra, a young bride, anxiously awaits her first letter from home in India. When she accidentally opens the wrong letter, it changes her life. Decades later, her son Amit finds the l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan
    Man Tiger - by Eka Kurniawan

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688595 | ISBN 10: 1781688591

    Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 A wry, affecting tale set in a small town on the Indonesian coast, Man Tiger tells the story of two interlinked and tormented families and of Margio, a young man ordinary in all particulars exc ... 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 Season of the Rainbirds by Nadeem Aslam
    Season of the Rainbirds - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571313303 | ISBN 10: 0571313302

    The highly acclaimed and Betty Trask Award winning debut from the author of Maps for Lost Lovers.   A sack of letters lost in a train crash nineteen years previously has mysteriously reappeared, and the inhabitants of a small town in Pakistan ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota
    The Year of the Runaways - by Sunjeev Sahota

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447241645 | ISBN 10: 1447241649

    The heart-stopping new book from one of Granta's Best of British Novelists 2013  Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015  The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Dark by Mai Jia
    In the Dark - by Mai Jia

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141391458 | ISBN 10: 0141391456

    'Cracking another country's cipher is an undercover fight to the death...'   Hidden deep in the mountains, the recruits at 'Unit 701', China's secret services, operate in a dark, shadowy world. There is the 'wind-listener', a blind surveillanc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Scatter Here is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer
    The Scatter Here is Too Great - by Bilal Tanweer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099589846 | ISBN 10: 0099589842

    A love letter to Karachi, told by the people linked together by one devastating event.   Shortlisted for the 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Winner of the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2014   The Scatter Here is Too Great he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frog by Mo Yan, translated by Howard Goldblatt
    Frog - by Mo Yan, translated by Howard Goldblatt

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241967324 | ISBN 10: 0241967325

    Frog is a richly complex new novel about China's one-child policy by Mo Yan, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2012.   Gugu is beautiful, charismatic and of an unimpeachable political background. A respected midwife, she combines modern ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Tokyo: A City in Short Fiction by Jim Hinks, Masashi Matsuie & Michael Emmerich (Editors)
    The Book of Tokyo: A City in Short Fiction - by Jim Hinks, Masashi Matsuie & Michael Emmerich (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781905583577 | ISBN 10: 1905583575

    Featuring Banana Yoshimoto, Osamu Hashimoto, Toshiyuki Horie, Shūichi Yoshida, Hiromi Kawakami, Nao-Cola Yamazaki, Hitomi Kanehara, Hideo Furukawa, Kaori Ekuni & Mitsuyo Kakuta A shape-shifter arrives at Tokyo harbour in human form, set to e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
    Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - by Haruki Murakami

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099590378 | ISBN 10: 0099590379

    A mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestseller author of Norwegian Wood. Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning red pine ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book 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 Incarnations by Susan Barker
    The Incarnations - by Susan Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784160005 | ISBN 10: 1784160008

    Beijing, 2008, the Olympics are coming, but as taxi driver Wang circles the citys congested streets, he feels barely alive. His daily grind is suddenly interrupted when he finds a letter in the sunshade of his cab. Someone is watching him. Someone w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher by Ahn Do-hyeon
    The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher - by Ahn Do-hyeon

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447269991 | ISBN 10: 1447269993

    A life-affirming, inspirational modern fable about love, life and daring to be different. The life of the salmon is a predictable one: swimming upstream to the place of its birth to spawn, and then to die. This is the story of a salmon whose silv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gypsy Goddess by Meena Kandasamy
    The Gypsy Goddess - by Meena Kandasamy

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782391807 | ISBN 10: 1782391800

    Tamil Nadu, 1968. Village landlords rule over a feudal system that forces peasants to break their backs in the fields or suffer beatings as punishment. In the misery of their daily lives it is little wonder that the Communist Party begins to gain tra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Family Life by Akhil Sharma
    Family Life - by Akhil Sharma

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571224548 | ISBN 10: 0571224547

    For eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju, life in Delhi in the late 1970s follows a comfortable, predictable routine: bathing on the roof, queuing for milk, playing cricket in the street. Yet, everything changes when their father finds a j ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spice Box Letters by Eve Makis
    The Spice Box Letters - by Eve Makis

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910124086 | ISBN 10: 1910124087

    Katerina inherits a scented, wooden spice box after her grandmother Mariam dies. It contains letters and a diary, written in Armenian. As she pieces together her family story, Katerina learns that Mariam's childhood was shattered by the Armenian trag ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee
    The Lives of Others - by Neel Mukherjee

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099554486 | ISBN 10: 0099554488

    An epic saga telling the story of a Bengali family in Calcutta exploring a family that is decaying as the society around it fractures, and one young man who tries to reimagine his place in the world. ***Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014*** ... more

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  • Cover image of book Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
    Em and the Big Hoom - by Jerry Pinto

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241966518 | ISBN 10: 0241966515

    Brilliantly comic and almost unbearably moving, Jerry Pinto's Em and the Big Hoom is one of the most powerful and original fiction debuts of recent years. In a tiny flat in Bombay Imelda Mendes - Em to her family - is by turns flamboyant, maniaca ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman
    In the Light of What We Know - by Zia Haider Rahman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447231233 | ISBN 10: 1447231236

    A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century. One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his marriage unravelling, receives a surpr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut
    Arctic Summer - by Damon Galgut

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782391593 | ISBN 10: 1782391592

    In 1912, the SS Birmingham approaches India. On board is Morgan Forster, novelist and man of letters, who is embarking on a journey of discovery. As Morgan stands on deck, the promise of a strange new future begins to take shape before his eyes. The ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the City of Gold and Silver by Keniz Mourad
    In the City of Gold and Silver - by Keniz Mourad

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781609452278 | ISBN 10: 1609452275

    Here is the long-forgotten story of Begum Hazrat Mahal, Queen of Awadh and the soul of the Indian revolt against the British, brought to vivid life by a writer whose own story reads like a novel. Begum was an orphan and a poetess who captured th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night Boat by Alan Spence
    Night Boat - by Alan Spence

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857868541 | ISBN 10: 0857868543

    On the side of a mountain, in eighteenth century Japan, sits a man in perfect stillness as the summit erupts, spitting fire and molten rock onto the land around him. The man is Hakuin. He will become the world's most famous teacher of zen. This is no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand
    Untouchable - by Mulk Raj Anand

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141393605 | ISBN 10: 0141393602

    Mulk Raj Anand's extraordinarily powerful story of an Untouchable in India's caste system, with a new introduction by Ramachandra Guha, author of Gandhi. Bakha is a proud and attractive young man, yet none the less he is an Untouchable - an outca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case of the Love Commandos by Tarquin Hall
    The Case of the Love Commandos - by Tarquin Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099561880 | ISBN 10: 0099561883

    The wonderful fourth outing for Delhi detective Vish Puri ('the Indian Hercule Poirot' Financial Times).   When Indias Love Commandos rescue a young woman from a high-caste family who has been forbidden from marrying an untouchable, she looks ... more

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    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571287949 | ISBN 10: 0571287948

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    The Good Children - by Roopa Farooki

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780755383443 | ISBN 10: 0755383443

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    The Guest Cat - by Takashi Hiraide

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447279402 | ISBN 10: 1447279409

    An international bestseller. A charming and wonderful novel about a cat that brings joy into a couple's life.  The New York Times bestseller.  A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. They work ... more

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