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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 194 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 Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors)
    Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State - by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781912697366 | ISBN 10: 191269736x

    Featuring: Qadir Agid, Yildiz Cakar, Selahattin Demirtas, Omer Dilsoz, Muharrem Erbey, Nariman Evdike, Ava Homa, Hüseyin Karabey, Karzan Kardozi, Sema Kaygusuz, Meral Simsek, Jahangir Mahmoudveysi & Jîl Şwanî   Winner of a PEN Translates A ... more

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

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804470091 | ISBN 10: 1804470090

    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 promi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing is Lost by Cloe Mehdi
    Nothing is Lost - by Cloe Mehdi

    £14.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781787704350 | ISBN 10: 1787704351

    In a small town just like any other, a police identity check goes wrong. The victim, Saïd, was fifteen years old. And now he is dead.   Mattia is just eleven years old, and witnesses the hatred and sadness felt by those around him. While he d ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sisterhood by Katherine Bradley
    The Sisterhood - by Katherine Bradley

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781398519114 | ISBN 10: 1398519111

    ‘Frightening and timely, Bradley’s The Sisterhood is the book everyone should read this year. If you thought it ended with Orwell, think again...' CHRISTINA DALCHER  Vox meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this feminist reimagining of 1984.&nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Half-Life of Snails by Philippa Holloway
    The Half-Life of Snails - by Philippa Holloway

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914595523 | ISBN 10: 1914595521

    A note from Parthian Books: "This novel is partly set in Ukraine circa 2014. The writer travelled to Ukraine and was made very welcome by lots of people in the course of her research work. We are supporting the Red Cross Appeal for Ukraine by donatin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Constant Maud
    Constant Maud's No Surrender: A Graphic Novel - by Scarlett and Sophie Rickard

    £18.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781914224065 | ISBN 10: 191422406x

    Constance Maud was at the heart of the British campaign for women’s votes. Her novel No Surrender was published at the height of that struggle and used as a persuasive tool by suffragists. Hailed by Emily Wilding-Davison as “a book which breathes ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Place That Place by Nandita Dinesh
    This Place That Place - by Nandita Dinesh

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781612199498 | ISBN 10: 1612199496

    An impassioned and inventive debut novel about two people earnestly searching for a way to preserve their friendship across seemingly insurmountable political divides.  This Place|That Place centers on two characters from opposing sides of an ... 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 Wonders by Elena Medel
    The Wonders - by Elena Medel

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781782276586 | ISBN 10: 1782276580

    "A poet’s novel, delicate but strong"(Hilary Mantel) María and her granddaughter Alicia have never met. Decades apart, both make the same journey to Madrid in search of work and independence. María, scraping together a living as a cleaner and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trespasses by Louise Kennedy
    Trespasses - by Louise Kennedy

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526623324 | ISBN 10: 1526623323

    * AN OBSERVER DEBUT NOVELIST FOR 2022 *  'A compulsively readable love story' EMMA DONOGHUE 'Intense, unflinchingly honest, it broke my heart a million times' MARIAN KEYES 'Absolutely loved it' MAX PORTER 'A beautiful, devastating novel' N ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are Made of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner
    We are Made of Diamond Stuff - by Isabel Waidner

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913512088 | ISBN 10: 1913512088

    Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize and the Republic of Consciousness Prize  Polar bears emerge from t-shirts. Reeboks come to life. Nothing is normal in the house of Mother Normal.  In Isabel Waidner’s second novel, we follow an unn ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Rooms by Jo Hamya
    Three Rooms - by Jo Hamya

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529114416 | ISBN 10: 1529114411

    Something about your generation I've noticed, she said not unkindly once I had fallen silent, is that you give up very easily.  Autumn 2018. A young woman starts a job as a research assistant at Oxford. But she can't shake the feeling that re ... more

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  • Cover image of book A River Called Time by Courttia Newland
    A River Called Time - by Courttia Newland

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781786897084 | ISBN 10: 1786897083

    A monumental speculative fiction story of love, loyalty, politics and conscience set in parallel Londons.  The Ark was built to save the lives of the many, but rapidly became a refuge for the elite, the entrance closed without warning. Years afte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 by Ra Page (Editor)
    Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697311 | ISBN 10: 1912697319

    Featuring Julia Bell, SJ Bradley, Jude Brown, Lucy Caldwell, Steve Chambers, Martin Edwards, Uschi Gatward, Luan Goldie, Gaia Holmes, Nikita Lalwani, David Lambert, Anna Lewis, Irfan Master, Donny O'Rourke, Kamila Shamsie, Bidisha SK Mamata, Kim Squi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Friends of Harry Perkins by Chris Mullin
    The Friends of Harry Perkins - by Chris Mullin

    £12.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471182488 | ISBN 10: 1471182487

    'Harry Perkins was buried on the day that America declared war on China.'   'Brexit Britain was a gloomy place. True, the Armageddon that some had prophesied had not occurred, but neither had economic miracle promised by the Brexiteers. Inst ... 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 Middle England by Jonathan Coe
    Middle England - by Jonathan Coe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241983683 | ISBN 10: 0241983681

    Set in the Midlands and London over the last eight years, Jonathan Coe follows a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through a time of immense change and disruption in Britain. There are the early married years of Sophie and Ian who disagree about t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
    Friday Black - by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787476004 | ISBN 10: 1787476006

    Racism, but “managed” through virtual reality  Black Friday, except you die in a bargain-crazed throng  Happiness, but pharmacological  Love, despite everything  Friday Black tackles urgent instances of racism and cultural unr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Accidental Agent by Alan Judd
    Accidental Agent - by Alan Judd

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471150685 | ISBN 10: 1471150682

    Brexit looms and Charles Thoroughgood, Chief of MI6, is forbidden for political reasons from spying on the EU. But when an EU official volunteers the EU’s negotiating bottom lines to one of his officers, Charles has to report it.   Whiteh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Freedom Artist by Ben Okri
    The Freedom Artist - by Ben Okri

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788549615 | ISBN 10: 1788549619

    One of 2019's most anticipated novels in The Times, Irish Times and Guardian. "Where fiction's master of enchantments stares down a real horror, and without blinking or flinching, produces a work of beauty, grace and uncommon power"(Marlon James, ... 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 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 Checkpoint by David Albahari
    Checkpoint - by David Albahari

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781632061928 | ISBN 10: 1632061929

    From the award-winning Serbian author David Albahari comes a devastating, darkly funny Kafkaesque war fable about an army unit sent to a military checkpoint with no idea where they are or who the enemy might be. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
    Bottled Goods - by Sophie van Llewyn

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054305 | ISBN 10: 1912054302

    Longlisted for The People’s Book Prize.   Alina’s life was on the right track, until the secret service knocked on her door.   When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash
    The Last Ballad - by Wiley Cash

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571340705 | ISBN 10: 0571340709

    Ella May Wiggins’ husband has run off again, and she must keep her four young children alive with the only work she can find -- the night shift at a North Carolina mill. When union leaflets begin to circulate, she yearns for the better life the or ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) by Neil Campbell
    Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) - by Neil Campbell

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784631482 | ISBN 10: 1784631485

    n this, the second volume of a projected Manchester trilogy, the young writer takes a zero-hours job in a mail-sorting depot but struggles to cope with the demands of menial work and the attitudes of his colleagues. Only after rescuing and acquiring ... more

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  • Cover image of book Madness is Better than Defeat by Ned Beauman
    Madness is Better than Defeat - by Ned Beauman

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473613614 | ISBN 10: 1473613612

    The dazzling new novel by the Man Booker-nominated, Granta Best of Young British novelist, Ned Beauman.  In 1938, two rival expeditions set off for a lost Mayan temple in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a screwball comedy on l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Old Baggage by Lissa Evans
    Old Baggage - by Lissa Evans

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784161217 | ISBN 10: 1784161217

    What do you do next, after you’ve changed the world?  It is 1928. Matilda Simpkin, rooting through a cupboard, comes across a small wooden club – an old possession of hers, unseen for more than a decade.  Mattie is a woman with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Workers
    Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain - by Michael Rosen (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780691175348 | ISBN 10: 0691175349

    A collection of political tales — first published in British workers’ magazines — selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen.  In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, unique tales inspired by traditio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ironopolis by Glen James Brown
    Ironopolis - by Glen James Brown

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912681099 | ISBN 10: 1912681099

    Stranded on the outskirts of Ironopolis — nickname to a lost industrial Middlesbrough — the Burn Council Estate is about to be torn down to make way for regeneration. For the future ... But these streets know many stories, some hide secrets... ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Talented Ribkins by Ladee Hubbard
    The Talented Ribkins - by Ladee Hubbard

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781612197289 | ISBN 10: 1612197280

    "For sheer reading pleasure Ladee Hubbard’s original and wildly inventive novel is in a class by itself."(Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize-winning author of The Bluest Eye, Beloved, and Song of Solomon) At seventy-two, Johnny Ribkins shouldn’t have ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Impostor by Javier Cercas
    The Impostor - by Javier Cercas

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780857056528 | ISBN 10: 0857056522

    Translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne.   But who is Enric Marco? A veteran of the Spanish Civil War, a fighter against fascism, an impassioned campaigner for justice, and a survivor of the Nazi death camps? Or, is he simply an old man wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City Always Wins by Omar Robert Hamilton
    The City Always Wins - by Omar Robert Hamilton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571332663 | ISBN 10: 0571332668

    *** Winner of the the Betty Trask Prize 2018 ***   Egypt, 2011: this is a revolution. On the streets of Cairo, a violent uprising is transforming the course of history. Mariam and Khalil, two young activists, are swept up in the fervour. Their ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Good Country by Laleh Khadivi
    A Good Country - by Laleh Khadivi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408876039 | ISBN 10: 1408876035

    The powerful, moving story of a California teenager from an immigrant family who, finding himself in an increasingly hostile world, is turned from a carefree surfer's life towards a culture of fear and fanaticism.   Laguna Beach, California, 2 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walkaway by Cory Doctorow
    Walkaway - by Cory Doctorow

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786693075 | ISBN 10: 1786693070

    In a world wrecked by climate change, in a society owned by the ultra-rich, in a city hollowed out by industrial flight, Hubert, Etc, Seth and Natalie have nowhere else to be and nothing better to do.   But there is another way. After all, now tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dunbar: King Lear Retold by Edward St Aubyn
    Dunbar: King Lear Retold - by Edward St Aubyn

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

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

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  • Cover image of book 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 The Boat People by Sharon Bala
    The Boat People - by Sharon Bala

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780385544023 | ISBN 10: 0385544022

    Globe and Mail bestseller, The Boat People is an extraordinary novel about a group of refugees who survive a perilous ocean voyage only to face the threat of deportation amid accusations of terrorism.   When a rusty cargo ship carrying Mahindan an ... 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 Please Don
    Please Don't Come Back from the Moon - by Dean Bakopoulos

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784162276 | ISBN 10: 1784162272

    When Michael was sixteen his father left home. He wasn't the first to go. One by one other men in the blue-collar neighbourhood outside Detroit where Michael lives vanish. One props open the door to his shoe store and leaves a note. 'I'm going to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book King Goshawk and the Birds by Eimar O
    King Goshawk and the Birds - by Eimar O'Duffy

    £14.50   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781943150205 | ISBN 10: 1943150206

    Originally published in 1926, King Goshawk and the Birds is the first installment of O’Duffy’s Cuanduine trilogy, which also included The Spacious Adventures of the Man in the Street (1928) and Asses in Clover (1933).  Set in a future wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
    Birdcage Walk - by Helen Dunmore

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099592761 | ISBN 10: 0099592762

    It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence.   Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a p ... more

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  • Cover image of book When We Speak of Nothing by Olumide Popoola
    When We Speak of Nothing - by Olumide Popoola

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911115458 | ISBN 10: 1911115456

    Best mates Karl and Abu are both 17 and live near Kings Cross. It’s 2011 and racial tensions are set to explode across London. Abu is infatuated with gorgeous classmate Nalini but dares not speak to her. Meanwhile, Karl is the target of the local ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile by Adelle Stripe
    Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile - by Adelle Stripe

    £12.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781903110560 | ISBN 10: 1903110564

    “You write what’s said, you don’t lie. Or say it didn’t happen when it did all the time...”   Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile is a novel inspired by the life and work of the Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.   Best know ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bickford Fuse by Andrey Kurkov
    The Bickford Fuse - by Andrey Kurkov

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781848666061 | ISBN 10: 1848666063

    A satirical epic of the Soviet soul by the bestselling author of Death and the Penguin.  Catch-22 meets The Brothers Karamazov in the last great satire of the Soviet Era.  The Great Patriotic War is stumbling to a close, but a new darkness ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Time of Lies: A Political Satire by Douglas Board
    Time of Lies: A Political Satire - by Douglas Board

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785630347 | ISBN 10: 1785630342

    In 2020 the United Kingdom elects its own Donald Trump.   Bob Grant, former football hooligan, now the charismatic leader of the Britain’s Great party, has swept to power on a populist tide. With his itchy finger hovering over the nuclear tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cinico: Travels with a Good Professor at the Time of the Scottish Referendum by Allan Cameron
    Cinico: Travels with a Good Professor at the Time of the Scottish Referendum - by Allan Cameron

    £10.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781908251824 | ISBN 10: 1908251824

    With a Scottish professor of politics as his guide, a London-based Italian journalist traverses Scotland seeking a “big story” on the independence referendum. What he gets instead are small stories from myriad points of view: a Ukrainian national ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sellout by Paul Beatty
    The Sellout - by Paul Beatty

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071460 | ISBN 10: 1786071460

    **WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016**   ‘Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times ‘The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian ‘The most badass first 100 pages of an American ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
    Do Not Say We Have Nothing - by Madeleine Thien

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783782673 | ISBN 10: 1783782676

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016   In Canada in 1991, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests. Her name is Ai-Ming.   As her re ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Senility of Vladimir P by Michael Honig
    The Senility of Vladimir P - by Michael Honig

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782398097 | ISBN 10: 1782398090

    As a former president of Russia loses his marbles, those around him get down to losing their morals.   Former Russian president, Vladimir P, is going senile, marooned in a world of memories from his years in power. To get him out of the way, h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vanishing Futurist by Charlotte Hobson
    The Vanishing Futurist - by Charlotte Hobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571234875 | ISBN 10: 0571234879

    When twenty-two-year-old Gerty Freely travels to Russia to work as a governess in early 1914, she has no idea of the vast political upheavals ahead, nor how completely her fate will be shaped by them. Yet as her intimacy with the charismatic inventor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fox Was Ever the Hunter by Herta Müller
    The Fox Was Ever the Hunter - by Herta Müller

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846274770 | ISBN 10: 184627477x

    Romania, the last months of the dictator's regime. Adina is a young schoolteacher. Paul is a musician. Clara, Adina's friend, works in a wire factory. Pavel is Clara's lover. But one of them works for the secret police and is reporting on the group. ... 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 Someone Always Robs the Poor by Carl MacDougall
    Someone Always Robs the Poor - by Carl MacDougall

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911332138 | ISBN 10: 1911332139

    A long-awaited new collection of stories from one of Scotland’s most acclaimed writers.   A young man returns from London, facing the prospect of reunion with a young daughter he’s never met. A woman recounts her family’s doomed attempt ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Guapa by Saleem Haddad
    Guapa - by Saleem Haddad

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609454135 | ISBN 10: 1609454138

    A Middle-Eastern capital caught in the revolutionary wave of the Arab Spring.  A day in the life of a young man disillusioned with both East and West and struggling to find a place for himself in a society ruled by hypocrisy and contradictions. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fear of Mirrors by Tariq Ali
    Fear of Mirrors - by Tariq Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784786939 | ISBN 10: 1784786934

    The story of a family whose life mirrors the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.  With the fall of Communism, East German dissident Vlady Meyer’s life begins to fall apart. As the German nation unifies, his wife splits up with him. He loses hi ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh
    China Mountain Zhang - by Maureen F. McHugh

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473214620 | ISBN 10: 1473214629

    The extraordinary James Tiptree Memorial Award-winning novel.   'I am Zhang, alone with my light, and in that light I think for a moment that I am free.'  Imagine a world where Chinese Marxism has vanquished the values of capitalism an ... 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 Just Another Jihadi Jane by Tabish Khair
    Just Another Jihadi Jane - by Tabish Khair

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902932545 | ISBN 10: 1902932544

    At first glance, Jamilla and Ameena couldn’t be more different. Both are Yorkshire-born teenage girls of South Asian descent; but whereas Jamilla lives with her conservative Muslim family and is quiet, religious and academically bright, the more wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Stared at the Night of the City by Bakhtiyar Ali, translated from the Kurdish by Kareem Abdulrahman
    I Stared at the Night of the City - by Bakhtiyar Ali, translated from the Kurdish by Kareem Abdulrahman

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781859641255 | ISBN 10: 1859641253

    Iraqi Kurdistan at the turn of the twenty-first century is a territory ruled by strongmen, revolutionaries, fixers, bureaucrats and the “Barons” who control everything from livestock and land to Kurdish cultural life.   Defying the absolut ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Road to Corbyn: A Modern Day Pilgrim
    The Road to Corbyn: A Modern Day Pilgrim's Progress - by Rob Donovan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785892912 | ISBN 10: 1785892916

    Following the style of Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, The Road to Corbyn begins with the conceit of a dream in which Pilgrim, a contemporary seeker after truth, is introduced to the characters Hope, Charity, and the Interpreter. The Interpreter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Days by Gillian Slovo
    Ten Days - by Gillian Slovo

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782116400 | ISBN 10: 1782116400

    It's 4 a.m. and Cathy Mason is watching dawn break over the Lovelace estate. By the end of the day, her community will be a crime scene. By the end of the week, her city will be on fire.  In this gripping thriller by Orange Prize-shortlisted author ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book Number 11 by Jonathan Coe
    Number 11 - by Jonathan Coe

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241967010 | ISBN 10: 0241967015

    This is a novel about the hundreds of tiny connections between the public and private worlds and how they affect us all. It's about the legacy of war and the end of innocence. It's about how comedy and politics are battling it out and comed ... more

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  • Cover image of book Party Headquarters by Georgi Tenev, translated from the Bulgarian by Angela Rodel
    Party Headquarters - by Georgi Tenev, translated from the Bulgarian by Angela Rodel

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781940953267 | ISBN 10: 194095326x

    Winner of the Vick Foundation Novel of the Year Award in 2007, Party Headquarters takes place in the 80s and 90s, during Bulgarias transition from communist rule to democracy. The book which is a love story, a parody, and a thriller about a poli ... 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 Jimfish by Christopher Hope
    Jimfish - by Christopher Hope

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857898074 | ISBN 10: 0857898078

    In the 1980s, a small man is pulled up out of the Indian Ocean in Port Pallid, SA, claiming to have been kidnapped as a baby. The Sergeant, whose job it is to sort the local people by colour, and thereby determine their fate, peers at the boy, then s ... 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 Mark and the Void by Paul Murray
    The Mark and the Void - by Paul Murray

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241953860 | ISBN 10: 0241953863

    A comic masterpiece about love, art, greed and the banking crisis, from the author of Skippy Dies.  What links the Investment Bank of Torabundo, www.myhotswaitress.com (yes, hots with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For the Lov ... 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 Fardwor, Russia! A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin by Oleg Kashin
    Fardwor, Russia! A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin - by Oleg Kashin

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781632060396 | ISBN 10: 1632060396

    When a scientist experimenting on a humans in a sanatorium near Moscow gives growth serum to a dwarf oil mogul, the newly heightened businessman runs off with the experimenters wife, and a series of mysterious deaths and crimes begins. Fantastical a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feast of the Innocents by Evelio Rosero
    Feast of the Innocents - by Evelio Rosero

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848662322 | ISBN 10: 1848662327

    A beguiling, surreal and controversial novel by Colombia's greatest writer since Gabriel Garca Mrquez.  Doctor Justo Pastor Proceso Lpez, adored by his female patients but despised by his wife and daughters, has a burning ambition: to prove ... more

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  • Cover image of book Haifa Fragments by Khulud Khamis
    Haifa Fragments - by Khulud Khamis

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262598 | ISBN 10: 1780262590

    Jewellery designer, Maisoon, wants an ordinary extraordinary life, which isnt easy for a tradition-defying, activist, Palestinian citizen of Israel, who refuses to be crushed by the feeling that she is an unwelcome guest in the land of her ancestors ... 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 Windswept by Adam Rakunas
    Windswept - by Adam Rakunas

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857664778 | ISBN 10: 0857664778

    Padma Mehta has to save her city, her planet, and Occupied Space from a devastating crop-killing plague all before Happy Hour.  Labor organizer Padma Mehta is on the edge of space and the edge of burnout. All she wants is to buy out a little ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twilight of the Eastern Gods by Ismail Kadare
    Twilight of the Eastern Gods - by Ismail Kadare

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857866196 | ISBN 10: 0857866192

    1958. In a dorm room in Moscow, a young writer is woken by the sound of angry voices on the radio. Through the fog of a hangover he hears the news that a novel called Doctor Zhivago has earned its author the Nobel Prize. There is uproar. The author, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Neruda Case by Roberto Ampuero
    The Neruda Case - by Roberto Ampuero

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780285643123 | ISBN 10: 0285643126

    In 1970s Chile Pablo Neruda, the Nobel-prize winning poet, is close to death, and he senses the end of an era in Chilean politics but there is one final secret he must resolve.   He recruits Cayetano Brul, a young Cuban rogue, as his own pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Confessions of a Terrorist by Richard Jackson
    Confessions of a Terrorist - by Richard Jackson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783600038 | ISBN 10: 1783600039

    In a claustrophobic concrete cell, two men face each other across a bare table. One is a wanted terrorist, the other a British intelligence officer. But this is no ordinary interrogation, and as they talk deep into the night and violent secrets are r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Savage Seasons by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell
    Savage Seasons - by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780803271487 | ISBN 10: 0803271484

    Port-au-Prince, the 1960s: Duvalier and his militia are systematically eliminating opponents to the regime. Daniel Leroy, editor in chief of the opposition newspaper, has just been arrested. To find out what has become of him, his wife, Nirvah, visit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
    Dust - by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783781317 | ISBN 10: 1783781319

    Kenya, 2007. Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His sister, Ajany, and their father bring his body back home, to a crumbling colonial house in northern Kenya. But the peace they seek is hard to find: the mur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of the Jacaranda Tree by Sahar Delijani
    Children of the Jacaranda Tree - by Sahar Delijani

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780224619 | ISBN 10: 1780224613

    Iran. Amidst one country's tragedy, three mothers are united by love.  Includes reading group notes.  Tehran, 1983. A city paralysed by fear, its people silenced. And the beating heart of the regime is Evin prison. Yet even within its wall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fallout by Paul Thomas
    Fallout - by Paul Thomas

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908524492 | ISBN 10: 1908524499

    Tito Ihaka, the unkempt, overweight Maori cop was demoted to Sergeant due to insubordination and pigheadedness. He investigates the unsolved killing of 17 year old girl at an election night party in a ritzy villa near Auckland. Ihaka is also embroile ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of Journalists by Tim Finch
    The House of Journalists - by Tim Finch

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784700232 | ISBN 10: 1784700231

    Welcome to the House of Journalists. Who are you and what is your story?  A fashionable house in a London terrace, the House of Journalists is renowned around the world as a place of refuge for exiled writers who have fallen foul of oppressive ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birth of Our Power by Victor Serge
    Birth of Our Power - by Victor Serge

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630304 | ISBN 10: 1629630306

    Birth of Our Power is an epic novel set in Spain, France, and Russia during the heady revolutionary years 19171919. Serge's tale begins in the spring of 1917, the third year of mass slaughter in the blood-and-rain-soaked trenches of World War I. Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book 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 The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel García Márquez
    The General in His Labyrinth - by Gabriel García Márquez

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241968727 | ISBN 10: 0241968720

    The General in his Labyrinth is the compelling tale of Simón Bolívar, a hero who has been forgotten and whose power is fading, retracing his steps down the Magdalena River by the Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, author of One Hundred Years ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Banner of the Passing Clouds by Anthea Nicholson
    The Banner of the Passing Clouds - by Anthea Nicholson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847087430 | ISBN 10: 1847087434

    Iosif Dzhugashvili is born on the day Stalin dies and is given his name by a zealous hospital official. Young Iosif grows up haunted by his great namesake, convinced that the dictator has found a new dwelling place within his chest, behind his heart. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura
    The Man Who Loved Dogs - by Leonardo Padura

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908524447 | ISBN 10: 1908524448

    Cuban writer Ivn Crdenas Maturell meets a mysterious foreigner on a Havana beach who is always in the company of two Russian wolfhounds. Ivan quickly names him the man who loved dogs. The man eventually confesses that he is actually Ramn Mercade ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sausage Hall by Christina James
    Sausage Hall - by Christina James

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781907773822 | ISBN 10: 1907773827

    Sausage Hall is home to millionaire Kevan de Vries, grandson of a Dutch immigrant farmer. De Vries has built up a huge farming and food packing empire which extends, via the banana trade, to the West Indies. Sleazy MD, Tony Sentance, persuades de Vri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen
    Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel - by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166426 | ISBN 10: 9774166426

    The prescient Egyptian novel that described the January 2011 Revolution before it happened.   A chance encounter on a plane throws together Doha, a fashion designer unhappily married to a leading figure in the Mubarak regime, and Ashraf, an a ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge
    In Times of Fading Light - by Eugen Ruge

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571288588 | ISBN 10: 0571288588

    A sweeping story of one family over fifty years and four generations in East Germany.  In Times of Fading Light begins in 2001 as Alexander Umnitzer, who has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer, leaves behind his ailing father to fly to ... more

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  • Cover image of book GB84 by David Peace
    GB84 - by David Peace

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571314874 | ISBN 10: 0571314872

    Great Britain. 1984. The miners' strike. It is the closest Britain has come to civil war in fifty years, setting the government against the people.   David Peace's sweeping, bloody and dramatic fictional portrait of the year that left an indel ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Incorrigible Optimists Club by Jean-Michel Guenassia
    The Incorrigible Optimists Club - by Jean-Michel Guenassia

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848875418 | ISBN 10: 184887541x

    Paris, 1959. As dusk settles over the immigrant quarter, 12-year-old Michel Marini - amateur photographer and compulsive reader - is drawn to the hum of the local bistro. From his usual position at the football table, he has a vantage point on a grow ... more

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  • Cover image of book La Vida Doble: A Novel by Arturo Fontaine, translated by Megan McDowell
    La Vida Doble: A Novel - by Arturo Fontaine, translated by Megan McDowell

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205763 | ISBN 10: 0300205767

    Set in the darkest years of the Pinochet dictatorship, La Vida Doble is the story of Lorena, a leftist militant who arrives at a merciless turning point when every choice she confronts is impossible. Captured by agents of the Chilean repression, with ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Busker by Liam Murray Bell
    The Busker - by Liam Murray Bell

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908434371 | ISBN 10: 1908434376

    SCOTTISH BOOK TRUST 2014 PICK OF THE YEAR Three cities, two years, one chance: from the author of the critically acclaimed debut So It Is shortlisted for best first book at the Scottish Book Awards 2013 comes the hard-hitting story of a young ... more

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  • Cover image of book Until Our Blood is Dry by Kit Habianic
    Until Our Blood is Dry - by Kit Habianic

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781909844537 | ISBN 10: 1909844535

    Up ahead, Helen saw the police line harden into a barricade of bodies and shields. Resin batons thudded on Perspex shields; slow, thuggish, brutal. Goosebumps studded her arms and legs. Her pace slowed to the truncheons beat. Mary halted a yard from ... 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 Black Sky, Black Sea by Izzet Celasin
    Black Sky, Black Sea - by Izzet Celasin

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781906694838 | ISBN 10: 1906694834

    1977. Poised between the secular values of socialism and the conservatism of a tenuously balanced government, Istanbul is a fractured city haunted by demons of its own making.   Along with thousands of other left-wing activists, Oaks interest ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ways of Going Home by Alejandro Zambra
    Ways of Going Home - by Alejandro Zambra

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847086273 | ISBN 10: 1847086276

    A young boy plays hide and seek in the suburbs of Santiago, unaware that his neighbours are becoming entangled in the brutality of Pinochet's regime.   Then one night a mysterious girl appears in his neighbourhood and makes a life-changing re ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
    Sweet Tooth - by Ian McEwan

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099578789 | ISBN 10: 0099578786

    The Number One bestseller from the author of Atonement and Enduring Love: Sweet Tooth is a story of love and espionage in 1970s Britain.   The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. Britain is being torn apart by industrial unrest and te ... 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 After the Lockout by Darran McCann
    After the Lockout - by Darran McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007429493 | ISBN 10: 0007429495

    An ambitious and compelling first novel about a key moment in Irish history.   November 1917. With tensions in Ireland, war in Europe and revolution in Russia, Victor Lennon returns to his home village after a long exile. Radicalised by his ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eddie the Kid by Leo Zeilig
    Eddie the Kid - by Leo Zeilig

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780993676 | ISBN 10: 1780993676

    Eddie Bereskin wants to change the world and stop the war, instead his life unravels after he is arrested on a Halloween protest in 2002.  An incredible story about loss and hope set in London, Eddie the Kid takes us to the anti-war movement a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal Farm by George Orwell
    Animal Farm - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393056 | ISBN 10: 014139305x

    "All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others" When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
    Nineteen Eighty-Four - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393049 | ISBN 10: 0141393041

    "Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past" Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Apricot Jam and Other Stories by Aleksandr Solzhenitsy
    Apricot Jam and Other Stories - by Aleksandr Solzhenitsy

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857863195 | ISBN 10: 0857863193

    'No matter what, you cannot change human nature,' exclaims a soldier in the final story of this collection, 'even under socialism.'   Apricot Jam and Other Stories presents a series of astonishing portraits of Russian life before, during and a ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Unsocial Socialist by George Bernard Shaw
    An Unsocial Socialist - by George Bernard Shaw

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848547292 | ISBN 10: 1848547293

    Witty, exuberant and irresistibly entertaining, Shaw's fifth and most ambitious novel is a brilliant satire on social prejudice.  Sidney Trefusis is a proselytizing socialist. Armed with irony and paradox, he is determined to overthrow a so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three by Annemarie Monahan
    Three - by Annemarie Monahan

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781604866315 | ISBN 10: 1604866314

    As a radical feminist, Antonia has never believed in band-aid political solutions. After years of planning, she and her lover the charismatic and bipolar Josephine found an independent nation for women on an abandoned oil rig. At first, they thri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Anatomy of a Moment by Javier Cercas
    The Anatomy of a Moment - by Javier Cercas

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822104 | ISBN 10: 1408822105

    In February 1981, just as Spain was finally leaving Franco's dictatorship and during the first democratic vote in parliament for a new prime minister - Colonel Tejero and a band of right-wing soldiers burst into the Spanish parliament and began firin ... more

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

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

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

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  • Cover image of book 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 U ... more

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    An epic joyful and explosive insurrection from the poet of youth rebellion. For a brief explosive period in the mid-1970s, the young and the unemployed of Italys cities joined the workers in an unexpectedly militant movement known simply as Au ... more

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