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Frankenstein in Baghdad
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A SATIRICAL REIMAGINING OF MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN From the rubble-strewn streets of US-occupied Baghdad, Hadi collects body parts from the de...
The house with the stained-glass window
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The House with the Stained-Glass Window is remarkable, a gripping, Lvivian evocation of a city and a family across a long and painful century, at onc...

To die in Spring
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Winner of the HWA Sharpe Gold Crown for Best Historical Novel 2018'[To Die in Spring] holds its own against [Günter] Grass and [Erich Maria] Remarque;...
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...

A whole life
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.Andreas lives his whole life in the Austrian Alps, where he arrives as a young boy taken in by a fa...
The ten loves of Mr Nishino
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Who loves Mr Nishino? Minami is the daughter of Mr Nishino's true love. Bereaved Shiori is tempted by his unscrupulous advances. His colleague Manami should know better. His conquest Reiko treasures her independence above all else. Friends Tama and Subaru find themselves playing Nishino's game, but Eriko loves her cat more. Sayuri is older, Aichan

The man on the balcony
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The third book in the classic Martin Beck detective series from the 1960s - the novels that shaped the future of Scandinavian crime writing.Hugely acc...
The wind-up bird chronicle
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Toru Okada's cat has disappeared. His wife is growing more distant every day. Then there are the increasingly explicit telephone calls he has recently...

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...
The thirst
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Harry Hole is back in the blistering Sunday Times number one bestseller! 'The king of all crime writers' Sunday Express There's a new killer on the st...

Springtime in a broken mirror
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An extraordinary story of love and exile, from one of the great masters of the Latin American novel, translated into English for the first timeSantiag...
Look who's back
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The smash-hit satirical bestseller, more than 3 million copies sold worldwideFilm a box-office hit in Germany, now available on NETFLIXA two-part BBC ...

One clear ice-cold January morning at the beginning of the 21st century
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A highly original and often hypnotic work . . . exactly the type of book that readers in search of striking European voices should embrace John Boyn...
The shadow district
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LONGLISTED FOR THE CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER 2018The first instalment in the thrilling new crime series from worldwide bestseller Arnaldur IndridasonTH...

The travelling cat chronicles
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RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF INTERNATIONAL READERS - the tender feelgood story of a man's journey around Japan with a streetcat. Translated by Philip G...
Zen and the art of murder
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** SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER 2018 **The first in a gripping new crime series set in Germany - the Black Forest Investigations Louis...

Anna Karenina
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Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Introduction and Notes by E.B. Greenwood, University of Kent. Anna Karenina is one of the most loved and memora...
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...

Norwegian wood
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When he hears her favourite Beatles song, Toru Watanabe recalls his first love Naoko, the girlfriend of his best friend Kizuki. Immediately he is tran...
HHhH
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERTwo men have been enlisted to kill the head of the Gestapo. This is Operation Anthropoid, Prague, 1942: two Czechoslovakia...

The red notebook
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Laurain presents the story as if it were reportage, but with the confidence of an age-old storyteller. -San Francisco Book Review Laurain's gentle,...
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, ...

The paper moon
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Paper Moon is the thrilling ninth instalment in the Inspector Montalbano series, by Italian author Andrea Camilleri.Motionless, Montalbano waited for ...
The girl who takes an eye for an eye
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THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO LIVES ON. Lisbeth Salander is an unstoppable force:Sentenced to two months in Flodberga women's prison for saving a yo...

A wild sheep chase
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A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international r...
The devils' dance
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On New Years' Eve 1938, the writer Abdulla Qodiriy is taken from his home by the Soviet secret police and thrown into a Tashkent prison. There, to dis...

The little prince
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'The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.' Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series...
The original folk & fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm
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When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such s...

A beautiful young wife
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'He had never married and had never been with one woman for long; he had always remained a collector of first times.' Edward Landauer, a brilliant sci...
Stalingrad
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Stalingrad is the prequel to Life and Fate, one of the twentieth century's greatest novels. This is its first publication in English.In April 1942, Hi...

Story of a marriage
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'Brilliant and breathtaking...sexy and sad' A.M. HomesIn his struggle to understand what has happened to his family, how his wife could fall in love w...
Maigret and the minister
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Maigret has no taste for politics, or politicians, but when he is summoned to a clandestine meeting by a desperate government minister one evening, he...

Maigret is afraid
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In book forty-two Maigret's impromptu visit to an old college friend draws him into a murky investigation in a small provincial town ruled by snobbery...
Spring
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Spring is a deeply moving novel about family, our everyday lives, our joys and our struggles, beautifully illustrated by Anna Bjerger.I have just fini...

Killed
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Henning Juul sits in a boat on a dark lake. A man with a gun sits opposite him. At the man's feet is a body that will be soon be dumped into the water...
The little prince
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'The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.' Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series...

A foolish virgin
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It is the middle of the roaring twenties, and Gittel is living The Hague with her parents, whose blazing rows are the traditional preserve of Sundays ...
Belle and S?bastien
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The son of a gypsy woman, S?bastien is found as a newborn baby in the Alps and brought up by C?sar and his grandchildren Ang?lina and Jean. Born on th...

Sputnik sweetheart
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Sumire is in love with a woman seventeen years her senior. But whereas Miu is glamorous and successful, Sumire is an aspiring writer who dresses in an...
The legacy
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The first in an exciting new series from the author of THE SILENCE OF THE SEA, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel.The ...

Vengeance is mine, all others pay cash
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Ajo Kawir, a sex-obsessed lower-class Javanese teenage boy, likes to spy on fellow villagers in flagrante, but one night he ends up witnessing the savage rape of a beautiful, crazy woman by two policemen. Deeply traumatised, he becomes impotent. His efforts to get his virility back all fail, and Ajo Kawir turns to fighting as a way to vent his frus
Eugene Onegin
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Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's verse novel ...

Brida
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The latest spellbinding novel from one of the world's best-loved authors, Paulo Coelho, now in paperback.This is the story of Brida, a young Irish gir...
The tower at the edge of the world
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William Heinesen describes 'The Tower at the Edge of the World' is a poetic mosaic novel about earliest childhood. There is the perspective of both the child and the old man looking back at his life as a child. Although there is a lot of tangible detail and recognisable characters the book has a mythic quality. The events in a small community in th

The nightmare
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From the bestselling author of The Hypnotist and Stalker comes the second high-octane thriller featuring Detective Inspector Joona LinnaHe is an artis...
Wizard of the crow
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To honour the Ruler's birthday, the Free Republic of Aburiria set out to build a tower; a modern wonder of the world that will reach the gates of Heav...

The fatherland files
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July 1932. When a drowned man is found in a freight elevator in Haus Vaterland, the giant pleasure palace on Potsdamer Platz, Inspector Gereon Rath is called in to investigate. It's not that Rath hasn't problems enough. His hunt for a mysterious contract killer has been stalled for weeks, and his on-off lover, Charlotte Ritter, has just begun her p
Cop killer
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The ninth book in the classic Martin Beck detective series from the 1960s and 70s - the novels that shaped the future of Scandinavian crime writing.Hu...

The shape of the ruins
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019 Like Don DeLillo's JFK-themed Libra, the novel is an intoxicating blend of fact and fiction G...
Death at intervals
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In an unnamed country, on the first day of the New Year, people stop dying. There is great celebration and people dance in the streets. They have achi...