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Enigma variations
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'Enigma Variations' charts the life of a man named Paul, whose loves remain as consuming and as covetous throughout his adulthood as they were in his adolescence. Whether the setting is southern Italy, where as a boy he has a crush on his parents' cabinetmaker, or a snowbound campus in New England, where his enduring passion for a girl he'll meet a
The custard heart
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'She felt a cozy solidarity with the big company of the voluntary dead.'Wise-cracking and heartbreaking, these tales of women on the edge by the legen...

Three Japanese short stories
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'Oh the cruelty of time, that destroys all things!'Beguiling, strange and hair-raising tales from early 20th century Japan: Nagai's Behind the Prison,...
Staring back at me
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Tracing life from a childhood in an Italian-English family on Tyneside to becoming a Welsh-speaking, writer in Cardiff, Eisteddfod-winning author Tony...

You think it, I'll say it
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 SUNDAY TIMES EFG SHORT STORY AWARD: 'Do-Over', one of the stories in this dazzling, smart and razor-sharp first collection by...
The vigilante
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'Everything was dead, everything unreal; the dark mob was made up of stiff lay-figures'One of America's greatest writers explores mob violence, voyeur...

Investigations of a dog
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'If I think about it, and I have the time and inclination and capacity to do so, we dogs are an odd lot.'How does a dog see the world? How do any of u...
Devotion
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The National Book Award-winning author of Year of the Monkey, Just Kids, and M Train offers a rare, intimate account of her own creative process. A w...

Light box
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From Argentina to Siberia, from Papua New Guinea to London and New York, 'Light Box' explores lives in transition, in a world where boundaries and human relationships are shifting. An astronaut struggles to adapt to life back on earth, a young man discovers he is going blind in a foreign city, and a retired plastic surgeon uncovers old wounds.
Café Britannica
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'Café Britannica' is a collection of ten short stories, crafted to be an ideal length for those fifteen minutes of respite. All of the stories are set in and feature cafes from all around Britain (and one's even abroad). Perhaps the one unique feature of 'Café Britannica' is its inclusion of a children's story, designed to be read out but also fe

The beginning of the world in the middle of the night
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Modern fairy tales of magic, outsiders and lost souls'A gem of a book ... deeply moving' Stylist'A darkly clever, beautifully written and deliciously ...
A winter book
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Following the widely acclaimed and bestselling The Summer Book, here is A Winter Book collection of some of Tove Jansson's best loved and most famous ...

Horse stories
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Horse Stories corrals two centuries of short fiction about the most majestic of domesticated animals. From writers old and new come stories of magnifi...
The veiled woman
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'What did she expect of him? What was her quest? Did she have an unfulfilled desire?'Transgressive desires and sexual encounters are recounted in thes...

Songs of a dead dreamer
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Thomas Ligotti's debut collection, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, and his second, Grimscribe, permanently inscribed a new name in the pantheon of horror fic...
Deception
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THE PERFECT GIFT for fans of Roald Dahl.Think you know Dahl? Think again. There's still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of...

The missing girl
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' Of course, no one would want to say anything about a girl like this that's missing... 'Malice, paranoia and creeping dread lie beneath the surface...
Cat person
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She thought, brightly, This is the worst life decision I have ever made! And she marvelled at herself for a while, at the mystery of this person who'd...

Sour heart
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Winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction A Guardian, Nylon, Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan, Vulture and Shelf Awareness Book of the Year 20...
Four russian short stories
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' Another hour gone. But I'm not afraid. There's only one thing I regret: that I've lived for so many years without knowing where human happiness is ...