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Sun And Shadow
Sun And Shadow Åke Edwardson
Meet Erik Winter: not a stereotypically glum detective. The youngest chief inspector in Sweden, he wears sharp suits, cooks gourmet meals, has a penchant for jazz and is about to become a father.
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Never End
Never End Åke Edwardson
Detective Chief Inspector Erik Winter returns in a hard-boiled murder mystery about the dark and dirty underside of upstanding family life
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The Swimming-Pool Library
The Swimming-Pool Library Alan Hollinghurst
'Deserves first prize in every category... superbly written, wildly funny' Daily Telegraph
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The Spell
The Spell Alan Hollinghurst
'A sparkling celebration of sexual intrigue... stylish, original, bizarrely beautiful' Francis Wyndham, Sunday Telegraph, Books of the Year
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The Folding Star
The Folding Star Alan Hollinghurst
'An extraordinary book which takes the reader into a world of obsession and mystery...The Folding Star is lit by insight and humour' Evening Standard
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The Sopranos
The Sopranos Alan Warner
'Compassionate and rioutously funny. It is a long time since I read a novel which had me rocking with laughter' The Times
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The Stars in the Bright Sky
The Stars in the Bright Sky Alan Warner
Pitch perfect, darkly comic and brimming with life – in all its squalor rage, tears and laughter – this is an unforgettable story of female friendship
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These Demented Lands
These Demented Lands Alan Warner
'Alan Warner has a gift greater than the gift of telling a story. He can make what he chooses to tell us seem like a story we were waiting to hear' - Adam Mars-Jones, Observer
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Brave New World
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Extra-special futuristic 3D edition! Each book comes with 3D glasses! 'One of the most important books to have been published since the war' Daily Telegraph
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The First Circle
The First Circle Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One of the greatest Russian novels of all time, this epic explores the dark side of Soviet life in the final years of Stalin's reign of terror.
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The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
‘God’s teeth!’ Unfailingly exciting and a complete joy to read, this new translation of The Three Musketeers is published to coincide with the lavish BBC adaptation to be aired this month.
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Local Girls
Local Girls Alice Hoffman
'Alice Hoffman writes quite wonderfully about the magic in our lives' The New York Times Book Review
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The River King
The River King Alice Hoffman
A compelling, daring and spellbinding novel from a master storyteller.
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Here On Earth
Here On Earth Alice Hoffman
'Hoffman is shrewd and witty about the networks of gossip and affection in town, and she evokes place superbly. .spellbinding' Sunday Time.'!
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The Probable Future
The Probable Future Alice Hoffman
'Alice Hoffman is simply brilliant' Daily Mail
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Blackbird House
Blackbird House Alice Hoffman
Gripping and poignant, a haunting and remarkable fictional achievement - the compelling story of a house, its inhabitants, and the ghosts that haunt a spit of land, from 1778 to the present day.
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The Third Angel
The Third Angel Alice Hoffman
Everyday tragedy comes face to face with the magical and inexplicable in this haunting, poignant, addictive novel, which travels effortlessly across three generations and through time.
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Dear Life
Dear Life Alice Munro
**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** The brilliant new collection of stories by the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize
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Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You
Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You Alice Munro
**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** A remarkable early collection of stories by Alice Munro, the bestselling author of Dear Life, and one of the greatest fiction writers of our time.
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Lives of Girls and Women
Lives of Girls and Women Alice Munro
Moving, ribald and semi-autobiographical, Lives of Girls and Women is the only novel from Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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Friend of My Youth
Friend of My Youth Alice Munro
'It is a collection that attests, once again, to Ms Munro's complete fluency in the short-story form, her emergence as one of the most eloquent and gifted writers of contemporary fiction... This is a wonderful collection of stories, beautifully written and deeply felt.' New York Times
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The Progress of Love
The Progress of Love Alice Munro
These dazzling and utterly satisfying stories explore varieties and degrees of love - filial, platonic, sexual, parental and imagined - in the lives of apparently ordinary folk. In fact, Munro's characters pulse with idiosyncratic life. Under the polished surface of these unsentimental dispatches from the small-town and rural front lies a strong undertow of violence and sexuality, repressed until something snaps, with extraordinary force in some of the stories, sadly and strangely in others.
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