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Violence and Abuse against Women: Fiction and Poetry -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Fiction / Violence & Abuse /
Related booklists: Violence Against Women, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse: Survivors' Stories,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 19 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings
    Seas of Snow - by Kerensa Jennings

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783525669 | ISBN 10: 1783525665

    1950s England. Five-year-old Gracie Scott lives with her Mam and next door to her best friend Billy. An only child, she has never known her Da. When her Uncle Joe moves in, his physical abuse of Gracie’s mother starts almost immediately. But when h ... 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 Dark Chapter by Winnie M Li
    Dark Chapter - by Winnie M Li

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

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

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  • Cover image of book What Was Never Said by Emma Craigie
    What Was Never Said - by Emma Craigie

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780721798 | ISBN 10: 178072179x

    15-year-old Zahra has lived in England most of her life, but she is haunted by memories of her early childhood in Africa: the warm sun, the loud gunfire, and happy days playing with her older sister before "the visitors" came. It is hard for Zahra to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent
    Unravelling Oliver - by Liz Nugent

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241965641 | ISBN 10: 0241965640

    She knew everything about him - but the truth.Alice and Oliver Ryan seem blessed, both in their happy marriage and their successful working partnership. Their shared life is one of enviable privilege and ease. Enviable until, one evening after suppe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghosting by Jonathan Kemp
    Ghosting - by Jonathan Kemp

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780956251565 | ISBN 10: 0956251560

    Drawing on a brilliant literary tradition of madness, incarceration and escape, Jonathan Kemp delivers a Mrs Dalloway for the modern age and the triumphant coming-of-age of a woman in her sixties.   When Grace Wellbeck thinks she sees the gh ... more

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

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780228716 | ISBN 10: 1780228716

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

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  • Cover image of book What Have I Done? by Amanda Prowse
    What Have I Done? - by Amanda Prowse

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781852149 | ISBN 10: 1781852146

    Kathryn Brooker is the headmaster's wife. While her husband spends his days disciplining unruly teenagers in the grand halls of Mountbriers Academy, Kathryn spends hers baking scones for her son's cricket match in a beautiful cottage in the manicured ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mountains of the Moon by I J Kay
    Mountains of the Moon - by I J Kay

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099554738 | ISBN 10: 0099554739

    A woman in her thirties is released from prison, with a new name and not much else. She begins to make a fresh start but the present is soon invaded by fragments from her past.   Unsettling, hallucinatory and without precedent, Mountains of the M ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Charming Man by Marian Keyes
    This Charming Man - by Marian Keyes

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241958483 | ISBN 10: 0241958482

    "Everybody remembers where they were the day they heard that Paddy de Courcy was getting married" But for four women in particular, the big news about the charismatic politician is especially momentous . . . Stylist Lola has every reason to be i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rose Madder by Stephen King
    Rose Madder - by Stephen King

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781444707465 | ISBN 10: 1444707469

    Roused by a single drop of blood, Rosie Daniels wakes up to the chilling realization that her husband is going to kill her. And she takes flight. She begins to build a new life, but her husband is getting closer. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Purge by Sofi Oksanen
    Purge - by Sofi Oksanen

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848872134 | ISBN 10: 1848872135

    Those who deny history are doomed to repeat it.   Purge has become an international publishing sensation and is among the most hard-hitting thrillers of recent years.  Deep in an Estonian forest, two women, one young, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revenge by Taslima Nasrin, translated by Honor Moore
    Revenge - by Taslima Nasrin, translated by Honor Moore

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781558616592 | ISBN 10: 1558616594

    Revenge is a delicious novel about getting even, from one of the most controversial and internationally acclaimed writers of her generation.  In modern Bangladesh, Jhumur marries for love and imagines life with her husband, Haroon, will conti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking the Silence: Journeys to Recovery - POWA Women
    Breaking the Silence: Journeys to Recovery - POWA Women's Writing Competition 2008 - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781920196196 | ISBN 10: 1920196196

    Survivors of violence are often forced to flee emotionally and geographically from sites of violence. Women cross vast emotional and geographical borders in order to flee from violence to find a place of safety. This year, POWA called for entries ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Search of Adam by Caroline Smailes
    In Search of Adam - by Caroline Smailes

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906321024 | ISBN 10: 1906321027

    Motherless, rootless and unprotected, Jude Williams' childhood is fractured by the horror and experience of sexual abuse, forcing her to exist somewhere and nowhere in-between childhood and adulthood.  Caught within the limitations of her own la ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paula Spencer by Roddy Doyle
    Paula Spencer - by Roddy Doyle

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099501374 | ISBN 10: 0099501376

    When we first met Paula Spencer in The Woman Who Walked into Doors she was thirty-nine, recently widowed, an alcoholic struggling to hold her family together.   Paula Spencer begins on the eve of Paulas forty-eighth birthday. She hasnt h ... more

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  • Cover image of book If I Should Die Before I Wake by Michelle Morris
    If I Should Die Before I Wake - by Michelle Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780285637498 | ISBN 10: 0285637495

    This masterpiece of psychological writing is sure to be hailed as a contemporary classic. Carla spends a summer night sitting by her father's bed, his gun on her knees.  When he wakens she will get retribution for the childhood he has stolen fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rape of Sita by Lindsey Collen
    The Rape of Sita - by Lindsey Collen

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780747552451 | ISBN 10: 0747552452

    'Grit your teeth, Sita, don't cry. You are not a crying kind of girl.' The oppressed cry out. They rise up. They oppose. Speak out...Sita is a strong woman, inspiration to the weak, a living legend in Mauritian society.Yet Sita has buried a secret ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Woman Who Walked Into Doors by Roddy Doyle
    The Woman Who Walked Into Doors - by Roddy Doyle

    £8.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780749395995 | ISBN 10: 0749395990

    'My name is Paula Spencer. I am thirty-nine years old. It was my birthday last week. I was married for eighteen years. My husband died last year. He was shot by the Guards. He left me a year before that. I threw him out. His name was Charles Spencer; ... more

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