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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...

The remains of the day
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From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me GoWinner of the Booker PrizeA contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's bea...
The master
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'The Master' is a portrait of a man who was elusive to both friends and family even as he remained astonishingly vibrant and alive in his art - a searching exploration of the mind before affairs of the heart.

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...

Imperium
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'Masterful' Sunday Times_________________Ancient Rome. 70 B.C.A city rippling with power - and with no shortage of men who would wield it... When Tiro...
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...

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 death in the family
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An addictive and searingly honest novel about childhood and grief from the international phenomenon, Karl Ove KnausgaardKarl Ove Knausgaard writes abo...

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. ...
The bell jar
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I was supposed to be having the time of my life.When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believ...

Fatherhood
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Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the day to day realities of fatherhood in the ultimate literary gift for dads. ...
Lustrum
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Rome, 63 BC.In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, ...

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 remains of the day
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The Remains of the Day won the 1989 Booker Prize and cemented Kazuo Ishiguro's place as one of the world's greatest writers. David Lodge, chairman of ...

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...

The bell jar
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'A near-perfect work of art.' Joyce Carol Oates'A modern classic.' GuardianWorking as an intern for a New York fashion magazine in the summer of 1953,...
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....