John Bunyan dies 1688. He is recognized as a master of allegorical prose. Although he wrote nearly fifty works, Bunyan is chiefly remembered for The Pilgrim's Progress (1678), a record in allegorical form of the author's religious awakening and growth. Read The Pilgrim's Progress
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The Sunrise Victoria Hislop
Having told the harrowing tale of the leper colony of Spinalonga in The Island and the history of Thessalonika in The Thread, Victoria Hislop returns to a Mediterranean island, Cyprus. Sunrise was the name of Famagusta's most luxurious... Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
It Started with Paris Cathy Kelly
With her warmth and insight, Cathy Kelly weaves a delightful tale spinning out from a once-in-a-lifetime moment, drawing together a terrific cast of characters who feel like old friends.
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Tiger Milk Stefanie de Velasco
A scary coming-of-age tale set in Berlin which has been a huge bestseller in its native Germany. We follow two fourteen year old girls longing to lose their virginity but frightened of sex. One is from a tragic Iraq childhood,... Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
The Undertaking Audrey Magee
Shortlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
An exceptional and totally engrossing debut novel, viewing WWII from an unfamiliar perspective. We are introduced to an ordinary family in extraordinary times; they make some perplexing and disturbing decisions, is this... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
White Feathers Susan Lanigan
Don’t be tricked into thinking this is a ‘Cinderella’ story, the first part, so gently and simply told by the author, almost lulls you into a false sense of security before World War One sticks it’s fearsome and harrowing boot... Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2014
Lies We Tell Ourselves Robin Talley
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A 'Piece of Passion' from the publisher...
'I am so excited to share Robin Talley’s Lies We Tell Ourselves with you. This is such an incredibly special book, following the story of Sarah, a black girl, and... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2014
The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd
Divided into two first-person, alternating narration, this is strong stuff. One first person, Sarah Grimke, is the daughter of a rich, influential Charleston family in early 19th century Southern America. The second narrative is Handful, one of their slaves. Sarah... Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
No Safe House Linwood Barclay
A sequel to No Time for Goodbye but you can enjoy this without knowledge of that. It concerns the Archer family, Terry, Cynthia and daughter Grace. Seven years ago (first book) they suffered an ordeal which is still affecting their... Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
Skink No Surrender Carl Hiaasen
This is a dive in head first and read until you're dizzy book, so utterly brilliant and readable it’s scary! The totally bizarre and freakily sane Skink joins detective forces with Richard, who is looking for his cousin Malley after... Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
The Reluctant Detective Martha Ockley
A good old fashioned whodunnit - but one stuffed full of warm affection for traditional village life; the gossip, community spirit, curtain twitching, the steadfast and stalwart… There are clues and suspects aplenty and if you do make the leap... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2014
A Short History of the First World War Gary Sheffield
All you need to know about WW1 from one of the world's foremost experts. Accessible and authoritative, this is the ultimate introduction for anyone wanting a clear understanding of what happened and why. Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014