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Products In Narrative theme: Social issues (Total Products 148, Showing: 1 -> 50)
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A state of freedom
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Longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian LiteratureWhat happens when we attempt to exchange the life we are given for something better? Five peopl...
Extremely loud & incredibly close
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is Jonathan Safran Foer's heartrending New York novelIn a vase in a closet, a couple of years after his father die...

The Sparsholt affair
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In October 1940, the handsome young David Sparsholt arrives in Oxford. A keen athlete and oarsman, he at first seems unaware of the effect he has on o...
The water cure
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'A gripping, sinister fable' - MARGARET ATWOOD, via Twitter'An extraordinary debut novel. Otherworldly, luminous, precise... She is writing the way th...

Death in spring
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'Soaringly beautiful, urgent and disturbing... A masterpiece.' Colm Tóibín, from the introduction'Dark and beautiful and brilliant' Sarah Moss, author...
Home
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AS FEATURED ON 'THIS TIME NEXT YEAR' on ITV1 Heart-stopping. A need to read novel. Kit de Waal, author of My Name is LeonA brave, important, heart-br...

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 power
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WINNER OF THE 2017 BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017'Electrifying' Margaret Atwood'A big, page-turning, thoug...

Armand V
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'Solstad doesn't write to please other people. Do exactly what you want, that's my idea.the drama exists in his voice' Lydia DavisArmand is a diplomat...
The convert
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A brilliant reconstruction of an incredible journey across medieval Europe to Egypt, and an untold story of forbidden love. In the small village in Pr...

Winter
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LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2018The dazzling second novel in Ali Smith's essential Seasonal Quartet -- from the Baileys Prize-winning, Man Booker-...
American by day
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'A superb novel on all levels' Marcel Berlins, The Times'Derek B Miller writes the kind of crime fiction the world needs right now. Principled, but no...

The nix
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'The best new writer of fiction in America. The best.' - John Irving Nathan Hill's brilliant debut takes the reader from the rural Midwest of the 1960...
A place for us
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** The New York Times bestseller **'To be taken hostage by Fatima Mirza's heartrending and timely story is a gutting pleasure... She captures your min...

American classics collection
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The American Classics Collections box set includes The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, The Scarlet L...
Midnight's children
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Born at the stroke of midnight, at the precise moment of India's independence, Saleem Sinai is destined from birth to be special. For he is one of 1,0...

The female persuasion
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** Selected by 8 National Newspapers as a Book of the Year ** ** The New York Times Bestseller **'The wit, intelligence and deep feeling of Wolitzer's...
Wide Sargasso Sea
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'Rhys took one of the works of genius of the 19th Century and turned it inside-out to create one of the works of genius of the 20th Century' Michele ...

Lies of silence
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When Michael Dillon is ordered by the IRA to park his car in the carpark of a Belfast hotel, he is faced with a moral choice which leaves him absolute...
Another country
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'A masterwork... an almost unbearable, tumultuous, blood-pounding experience' Washinton PostWhen Another Country appeared in 1962, it caused a literar...

The trick to time
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A heart-wrenching love story from the internationally bestselling author of My Name Is LeonMona is a young Irish girl in the big city, with the thrill...
The golden house
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**New York Times bestseller**A Guardian / Observer Book of the YearWhen powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysteri...

There there
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NYTBR TOP 10 BEST BOOK 2018AN OPRAH MAGAZINE TOP 15 BEST BOOK 2018WINNER OF THE WRITER'S CENTER FIRST NOVEL 2018 AWARD...
Disobedience
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From the author of The Power, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017Ronit has left London and transformed her life. She has become a cig...

Upstate
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Upstate is a funny, moving family drama from one of the world's most influential literary critics.'Thoughtful and though-provoking' Financial TimesAla...
The favourite sister
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From the author of the bestselling debut novel of 2015 Luckiest Girl Alive comes Jessica Knoll's thriller, The Favourite Sister, featuring a pair of c...

We need new names
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* Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013** US National Book Award 5 Under 35 ** Winner of the Etisalat Prize 2014** Winner of the Hemingway Foundat...
Upstate
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Alan Querry, a successful property developer from the north of England, has two daughters: Vanessa, a philosopher who lives and teaches in Saratoga Sp...

Portnoy's complaint
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Pulitzer award-winning author Philip Roth's iconic and sensational novel about sex, psychoanalysis and growing upPortnoy's Complaint n. [after Alexand...
Trainspotting
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The bestselling novel by Irvine Welsh that provided the inspiration for Danny Boyle's hit filmChoose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose...

The ministry of utmost happiness
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The wait is over - twenty years after The God of Small Things, fans can finally read the astonishing second novel by Arundhati RoyLONGLISTED FOR THE W...
Disobedience
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From the author of The Power, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017Ronit has left London and transformed her life. She has become a cig...

Lies of silence
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When Michael Dillon is ordered by the IRA to park his car in the carpark of a Belfast hotel, he is faced with a moral choice which leaves him absolute...
History of violence
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The radical, urgent new novel from the author of The End of Eddy - a personal and powerful story of violenceI met Reda on Christmas Eve 2012, at aroun...

Dancer from the dance
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALAN HOLLINGHURST'Astonishingly beautiful... The best gay novel written by anyone of our generation' Harpers'A life changing r...
A long way down
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A Long Way Down - Nick Hornby's hilarious bestseller about strangers and secrets'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?'For ...

Motherhood
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**A Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Irish Times, Refinery29, TLS and The White Review Book of the Year 2018**A provocative novel about the desire an...
A week in December
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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER London, the week before Christmas, 2007. Seven wintry days to track the lives of seven characters: a hedge fund manager tryi...

This could change everything
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The heart-warming and romantic SUNDAY TIMES bestseller: perfect for autumnOne little mistake and nothing will ever be the same again!On the one hand, ...
Black no more
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It's New Years Day in 1933 in New York City and Max Disher, a young black man, has just found out that a certain Dr Junius Crookman has discovered a m...

The light between oceans
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The global bestselling debut, now a word-of-mouth classic - a heart-rending story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who face a life-changing moral d...
The end of time
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Beneath the stars, on a stony beach, stand two teenage brothers.They are wearing lifejackets that are too big for them and their most precious belongi...

Supper Club
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag meets Nora Ephron's Heartburn in this savagely funny and perceptive tale of rage and joy, hunger and friendship, bodies...
Middle England
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'THE BOOK EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT' THE TIMES'It was tempting to think, at times like this, that some bizarre hysteria had gripped the British people...

Tristessa
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'She understands Karma, she says: What I do, I reap 'Her name means sadness, yet Tristessa, a prostitute and morphine addict, lives without cares in ...
Train man
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It's never too late to get back on track.Michael is a broken man. He's waiting for the 09.46 to Gloucester, so as to reach Crewe for 11.22: the platfo...

The travelers
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When the boy was four, he asked his father why people needed sleep. His father said, 'So God could unfuck all the things people fuck up.'As America re...
My year of rest and relaxation
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**SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2019****A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOK OF 2018**A shocking, hilarious and strangely tender novel about a...

The children act
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Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, renowned for her fierce intelligence and sensitivity is called on to try an urgent case. For religious reasons...
Wide Sargasso Sea
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A gorgeous clothbound edition of Jean Rhys's great masterpiece of desire and madness in the Caribbean, published for the novel's fiftieth anniversary....