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Days of awe
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A.M. Homes returns with signature humour and psychological accuracy to tell thirteen stories exposing the heart of an uneasy 21st-century America. In tales of a family obsessed with the surfaces of their lives, or the story of a shopper who suddenly finds himself nominated to run for President, she explores our attachments to each other through cha
Dangerous women. Part I
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Commissioned by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, these tales of dangerous women by the most stellar names in fiction are available for the first...

Devotion
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The national bestseller from the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, exploring the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may ...
Let the old dreams die
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The follow-up collection to the international vampire bestseller Let the Right One InWhatever happened to Oskar and Eli? And what became of the beleag...

Collected stories
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'Characters all but leap off the page with believability in these marvellous stories of life (and death) in Belfast' Sunday TimesMelding his native Ir...
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...

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.
Dear life
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Alice Munro captures the essence of life in her brilliant new collection of stories. Moments of change, chance encounters, the twist of fate that lead...

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 ...
Wrong time, wrong place
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A gripping Quick Read from the master of the race against time thriller.Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time?You are hiking in the ...

Roaring girls
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Bold, inspiring and powerfully written, Roaring Girls tells the stories of nine women who, despite every effort to suppress them, dared to be extraord...
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 ...

Men without women
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA dazzling new collection of short stories from the beloved, internationally acclaimed Haruki Murakami Across seven tales, ...
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 gloriumptious worlds of Roald Dahl
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This fantastical and official new book, published just over 100 years after Roald Dahl's birth, will appeal to fans who grew up reading his stories, o...
New York City in 1979
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'INTENSE SEXUAL DESIRE IS THE GREATEST THING IN THE WORLD'A tale of art, sex, blood, junkies and whores in New York's underground, from cult literary ...

The wind off the small isles
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Beloved author Mary Stewart's long-lost novella, now back in print for the first time in 40 years and perfect for fans of Anya Seton, Daphne du Maurie...
The first forty-nine stories
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From Ernest Hemingway's Preface: 'There are many kinds of stories in this book. I hope you will find some that you like- In going where you have to go...

Dead simple
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A woman reports a crime to the police, with unexpected resultsThe grieving widow who finds that she's about to lose more than just her husband When a...
Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore folly
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As a favour to an old friend, Hercule Poirot finds himself at a summer fete in Devon, taking part not in a Treasure Hunt, but a Murder Hunt, in this n...

Home
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Salman Rushdie, a self-described 'emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two', explores the true meaning of home. Writing with insight, passion and...
A baby at the beach cafe
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A Baby at the Beach Cafe is an engaging short story follow-up to Lucy Diamond's bestselling novel The Beach Cafe.Evie loves running her beach cafe in ...

Repeal the 8th
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Abortion is illegal in almost every circumstance in Ireland, making it the only democracy in the western world to have such a constitutional ban.Betwe...
A Roald Dahl selection
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Nine intriguing and astonishing stories by one of the most outstanding storytellers of our time.

Stories include: Man from the South, Lamb to the Slaughter, The Landlady, The champion of the World, Galloping Foxley, Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat, The Ratcatcher and The Hitchhiker.


Father Brown
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With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. Father Brown, one of the most quirkily genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fic...
No middle name
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Including a new novella, the clever, twisty tales reveal that even 13-year-old Reacher was a force to be reckoned with. (Sunday Mirror)This is the f...

Shelter
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An S Magazine MUST HAVE 'Beautiful' Adele Parks 'Life affirming and compelling!' Clare Mackintosh 'Tender and illuminating' Carys Bray 'Its characters...
American housewife
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Meet the women of American Housewife. They smoke their eyes and paint their lips. They channel Beyoncé while doing household chores. They drown their...

Six foot six
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It's an exciting day for Timothy Flowers. It's the third of November, and it's Friday, and it's his twenty-first birthday. When Timothy walks to his u...
The fox and the star
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This is the moving story of a fox, a star and an eternal friendship, written and beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith -...

The complete stories
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The Complete Stories gathers together Anita Desai's short story collections Diamond Dust and Games at Twilight and the novellas of The Artist of Disap...
The woman destroyed
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First published in 1967, this book consists of three short novellas on the theme of women's vulnerability - in the first, to the process of ageing, in...

Paul Temple and the Kelby affair
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Historian Alfred Kelby decides to publish the diaries of Margaret Spender, Lord Delamore's secretary and secret lover. But these diaries go beyond his...
Stories of your life and others
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Includes 'Story of Your Life' the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, and directed by Deni...

Love in a cold climate
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Nancy Mitford's Love in a Cold Climate and Other Novels casts a finely gauged net to capture perfectly the foibles and fancies of the English upper cl...
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...

Lance
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'The illegible signature of teetering disaster' Three great stories--The Aurelian, Signs and Symbols and Lance--the last both a derisive attack on sci...
Hits & misses
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'Simon Rich is outrageously, lavishly gifted' - Caitlin Moran 'Simon Rich is the funniest writer alive' - Matt Haig 'How fabulously funny' - Lauren ...

Murder in midsummer
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It's the middle of summer. On Cornish sea-fronts, happy children grip melting ice-creams. In the south of France, sunlight filters through leaves as f...
Shylock must die
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Since his first public appearance in the late 1590s, Shylock has been synonymous with antisemitism. Many of his bon mots remain common currency am...

Christmas books
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With illustrations by Edward Landseer, Daniel Maclise, Clarkson Stanfield, Frank Stone, Richard Doyle, John Leech and John Tenniel, and with a new Int...
Dog stories
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The unforgettable canines gathered here include Kipling's heroically faithful 'Garm', Bret Harte's irrepressible scoundrel of a 'yaller dog' and the a...

The adulterous woman
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She was waiting, but she didn't know for what. She was aware only of her solitude, and of the penetrating cold, and of a greater weight in the region ...
The refugees
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In The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese...

Travelling light
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This newly translated collection of stories brilliantly evokes the shifting scenes and restlessness of summer. A professor arrives in a beautiful Span...
Selected stories
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With an Introduction and Notes by Joe Andrew, Professor of Russian Literature, Keele University. Anton Chekhov is widely regarded as one of the greate...

Raise high the roof beam, carpenters
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A haunting portrait of family tragedy from the acclaimed author of The Catcher in the Rye'He was a great many things to a great many people while he l...
Runaway
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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**The matchless Munro makes art out of everyday lives in this exquisite collection. Here are men and women of...

Under pressure
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With this collection of brutal and heart-wrenching stories, the Bosnian writer Faruk Sehic secured his reputation as one of the greatest writers to em...
The collected stories of Grace Paley
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'This is a collection full of energy and stunning, quiet innovation ... it spills over with contempt, raucous humour, sadness and generosity. In it, l...