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  • My Policeman cover photo

    My Policeman [9780099555254]

    It is in 1950s' Brighton that Marion first catches sight of Tom. He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is smitten - determined h…

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  • A Confederacy of Dunces cover photo

    A Confederacy of Dunces [9780141182865]

    The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots i…

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    A Good Enough Mother cover photo

    A Good Enough Mother [9780571348374]

    The hardest lies to spot are the ones we tell ourselves. Dr Ruth Hartland rises to difficult tasks. She is the director of a highly respected trauma …

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  • The Mars Room cover photo

    The Mars Room [9781910702673]

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018, AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Kushner is one of our most outstanding modern writers.' - STYLIST 'Mor…

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  • Anxious People cover photo

    Anxious People [9780718186616]

    From the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove comes a hilarious, clever, and heartfelt novel about eight neurotic strangers who during …

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  • Lyrebird cover photo

    Lyrebird [9780007501892]

    The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller She will change your life forever... In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and th…

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  • Olive, Again cover photo

    Olive, Again [9780241985540]

    An extraordinary new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton …

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  • The Break cover photo

    The Break [9781786493910]

    A GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FINALISTLonglisted for the Dublin Literary Award 2018Crime Book of the Month, Sunday Times, February 2018'I loved …

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  • A Long Petal of the Sea cover photo

    A Long Petal of the Sea [9781526615909]

    That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young …

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  • Bring Up the Bodies cover photo

    Bring Up the Bodies [9780008366766]

    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012 Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Shortlisted for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction With this historic w…

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  • The Beekeeper of Aleppo cover photo

    The Beekeeper of Aleppo [9781838770013]

    The unforgettable and moving international number 1 bestseller 'This is a novel of international significance. Courageous, provocative, haunting, …

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  • The Bluest Eye cover photo

    The Bluest Eye [9780099759911]

    'So charged with pain and wonder that the novel becomes poetry' - New York Times Toni Morrison's debut novel immerses us in the tragic, torn liv…

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  • The Gustav Sonata cover photo

    The Gustav Sonata [9781784700201]

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARDS 'A remarkable and moving novel' - Observer Gustav grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of …

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  • A Kestrel for a Knave cover photo

    A Kestrel for a Knave [9780141184982]

    With prose that is every bit as raw, intense and bitingly honest as the world it depicts, Barry Hines' A Kestrel for a Knave contains a new afterwor…

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  • Melmoth cover photo

    Melmoth [9781788160650]

    FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ESSEX SERPENT 'A beautiful, devastating, brilliant book' Marian Keyes 'Astonishingly dark, rich storytell…

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  • Reasons to be Cheerful  cover photo

    Reasons to be Cheerful: [9780241974988]

    Winner of the 2019 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction Teenager Lizzie Vogel has a new job as a dental assistant. This is not as gl…

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