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Scoop: Popular Penguins
Scoop: Popular Penguins Evelyn Waugh
One of Waugh's most exuberant comedies, Scoop is a brilliantly irreverent satire of Fleet Street and its hectic pursuit of hot news.
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Lies Like Love
Lies Like Love Louisa Reid
Sixteen-year-old Audrey just wants to be normal. She's trying to fit in. But what happens when the person closest to you suffocates you with their love? What happens then?
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Vile Bodies: Popular Penguins
Vile Bodies: Popular Penguins Evelyn Waugh
In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter. The Bright Young Things of twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their hedonistic whims and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade. In a quest for treasure, a favourite party occupation, a vivid assortment of characters hunt fast and furiously for ever greater sensations and the fulfilment of unconscious desires.
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The Prince: Popular Penguins
The Prince: Popular Penguins Niccolo Machiavelli
As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall.
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A Spy In The House Of Love: Popular Penguins
A Spy In The House Of Love: Popular Penguins Anais Nin
In A Spy in the House of Love, Anais Nin's vision of feminine sexuality is expressed with a ferocious dramatic force.
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The Complete Short Stories: Volume One 1944 - 1953
The Complete Short Stories: Volume One 1944 - 1953 Roald Dahl
Enter the sinister, twisted world of Roald Dahl: whether you're young or old, you'll never want to leave.
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The Complete Short Stories: Volume Two 1954 - 1988
The Complete Short Stories: Volume Two 1954 - 1988 Roald Dahl
Whether you're young or old, once you've stepped into the brilliant, troubling world of Roald Dahl, you'll never be the same again.
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The Star Side Of Bird Hill
The Star Side Of Bird Hill Naomi Jackson
This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on an unforgettable matriarchal family in Barbados. Two sisters, ages ten and sixteen, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. The young Phaedra and her older sister, Dionne, live for the summer of 1989 with their grandmother Hyacinth, a midwife and practitioner of the local spiritual practice of obeah.
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The Gentleman
The Gentleman Forrest Leo
A funny, fantastically entertaining debut novel, in the spirit of Wodehouse and Monty Python, about a famous poet who inadvertently sells his wife to the devil - then recruits a band of adventurers to rescue her.
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The Night Ocean
The Night Ocean Paul La Farge
From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals, psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle.
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Impossible Views Of The World
Impossible Views Of The World Lucy Ives
A witty, urbane, and sometimes shocking debut novel, set in a hallowed New York museum, in which a co-worker's disappearance and a mysterious map change a life forever.
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A Murder of Quality
A Murder of Quality John le Carre
As we publish all of le Carré's work for the first time, a special look for the books featuring his iconic character, George Smiley.
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The Infinite Future
The Infinite Future Tim Wirkus
An exhilarating, original novel, set in Brazil, Idaho, and outer space, about an obsessive librarian, a down-at-heel author, and a disgraced historian who go on the hunt for a mystical, life-changing book--and find it.
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A Short Film About Disappointment
A Short Film About Disappointment Joshua Mattson
An ingenious novel about art and revenge, insisting on your dreams and hitting on your doctor, told in the form of 80 movie reviews.
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Stand By Me
Stand By Me Wendell Berry
A book of heart-warming stories by the legendary farmer and writer Wendell Berry.
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