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Biographical fiction

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Memoirs of Hadrian
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Framed as a letter from the Roman Emperor Hadrian to his successor, Marcus Aurelius, Marguerite Yourcenar's Memoirs of Hadrian is translated from the ...
Never mind
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Winner of the Betty Trask Award, Never Mind is the first in Edward St Aubyn's semi-autobiographical Patrick Melrose novels, adapted for TV for Sky Atl...

Never mind, bad news and some hope
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Patrick Melrose Volume 1 contains the first three novels in Edward St Aubyn's BAFTA award-winning and Emmy nominated semi-autobiographical series, fil...
The right time
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Filled with heartbreak, betrayal and triumph, The Right Time is an uplifting novel about pursuing one's ambition from the world's favourite storytelle...

On the bright side
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'A funny but also touching diary praised for its wit and realism' BBC Radio 4 Front RowThe Old-But-Not-Dead Club return, in the sequel to the INTERNAT...
A death in the family
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One of the Guardian's 100 Best Books of the 21st Century, an addictive and searingly honest novel about childhood, family and griefKarl Ove Knausgaard...

The end of Eddy
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'A brilliant novel. courageous, necessary and deeply touching' GuardianÉdouard Louis grew up in a village in northern France where many live below th...
Life among the savages
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A darkly funny account of family life from the author of The Haunting of Hill House and The Lottery'Sometimes, in my capacity as a mother, I find myse...

Ham on rye
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INTRODUCTION BY RODDY DOYLE'He brought everyone down to earth, even the angels' LEONARD COHENCharles Bukowski is one of the greatest authors of the tw...
The Patrick Melrose novels. Volume 2
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Patrick Melrose Volume 2 contains the final two novels in Edward St Aubyn's BAFTA award-winning Emmy nominated semi-autobiographical series, filmed fo...

A man in love
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An electrifying story about love and new life from the international phenomenon, Karl Ove KnausgaardThis is a book about leaving your wife and everyth...
Gonzo girl
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'Raucous, page-turning, head-spinning, and side-splitting... Gonzo Girl will suck you in and take you on ride' Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is The N...

Why mummy swears
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The hilarious second novel, and Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller, from author of the smash hit Why Mummy Drinks.Monday, 25 JulyThe first day of the holida...
American babe
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Author of the New York Times bestseller White Girl Problems and Psychos, Babe Walker, faces her most daunting challenge yet, suburbia, in the third ca...

The dictionary of animal languages
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A thrillingly elegant yet raw evocation of a woman clawing her way to a creative life, inspired by the story of surrealist artist Leonora Carrington. ...
Beloved
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It is the mid-1800s. At Sweet Home in Kentucky, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists. The worlds of Halle and Paul D....

The less you know the sounder you sleep
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'Do yourself a favour and read this wonderful book' ScotsmanBased on the true story of conjoined Russian twins, Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, The Le...
East goes West
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Having fled Japanese-occupied Korea for the gleaming promise of the United States with nothing but four dollars and a suitcase full of Shakespeare to ...

The dictator's last night
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'Captivating and perversely delightful.' The Wall Street JournalIn this gripping imagining of the last hours of President Gaddafi, Yasmina Khadra prov...
Why mummy doesn't give a ****!
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Family begins with a capital eff.I'm wondering how many more f*cking 'phases' I have to endure before my children become civilised and functioning mem...