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 A Much Married Man by Nicholas Coleridge
A Much Married Man
Nicholas Coleridge
An amusing satire on modern marriage and the mistakes that are made, all set around a beautiful Elizabethan house and estate and a private London Bank. You can see it all going wrong but not how the problems are resolved. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2006
10:04 by Ben Lerner
10:04
Ben Lerner
From the author of the acclaimed debut Leaving the Atocha Station, here is a dazzling new novel of contemporary New York that will draw you into its tentacle-like embrace and make you laugh, think and marvel
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2014
13 rue Therese by Elena Mauli Shapiro
13 rue Therese
Elena Mauli Shapiro
September 2011 eBook of the Month.A magical and wonderfully inventive story about passion. An American in Paris falls in love with two women, one of whom he can only imagine, in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2011
1Q84 Book 3 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 Book 3
Haruki Murakami
Shortlisted for the Galaxy International Author of the Year Award 2011. At the close of Book Two, Aomame and Tengo found themselves in perilous situations, threatened and confused. In this third book, both are pursued by persons and forces they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2011
1Q84 Books 1 and 2 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 Books 1 and 2
Haruki Murakami
Shortlisted for the Galaxy International Author of the Year Award 2011. Haruki Murakami is an international phenomenon. When Books One and Two of his latest masterpiece, 1Q84 , were published in Japan, a million copies were sold in one month,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2011
2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino
2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas
Marie-Helene Bertino
A story of lonely people converging on a jazz club, The Cat’s Pajamas, just before Christmas. It is a quirky, feel-good tale, all written in the present tense including the back stories. With lots of short bits of repetition the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson
22 Britannia Road
Amanda Hodgkinson
'Housekeeper or housewife?' the soldier asks Silvana as she and eight-year-old Aurek board the ship that will take them from Poland to England at the end of the war, to Janusz, her husband. But she isn't sure any longer that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2011
26a by Diana Evans
26a
Diana Evans
Shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award. Wickedly funny and devastatingly moving, 26a is an extraordinary first novel. Part fairytale, part nightmare, it moves from the mundane to the magical, the particular to the universal with exceptional flair and imagination. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2005
A Bad Character by Deepti Kapoor
A Bad Character
Deepti Kapoor
A controversial debut for it portrays a young middle-class university student, Idha, destined to follow family traditions, leading a double life. Her aunt (her mother died three year before) is introducing her to various ‘suitable’ young men as the path...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2014
A Beautiful Truth by Colin McAdam
A Beautiful Truth
Colin McAdam
I find the scenario here immensely sad. I am at heart an animal lover and the idea of families adopting chimps and bringing them up as children is very frightening. For those families to then discard the animals and give...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
A Blues for Shindig by Mo Foster
A Blues for Shindig
Mo Foster
A gritty examination of the underbelly of 1950s Soho. Gangsters, drugs, crime and sex provide the background to this novel set around an illegal drinking den populated by a host of colourful characters. It's certainly a far cry from the...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 02/06/2006
A Book for All and None by Clare Morgan
A Book for All and None
Clare Morgan
June 2011 Debut of the Month. A beautiful, haunting literary debut from an extraordinary new talent who we can see scooping future literary prizes. When you are the Director of the Creative...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2011
A Book for All and None by Clare Morgan
A Book for All and None
Clare Morgan
February 2012 Debut of the Month. A beautiful, haunting literary debut from an extraordinary new talent who we can see scooping future literary prizes. When you are the Director of the Creative...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2012
A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart
A Boy Made of Blocks
Keith Stuart
September 2016 Debut of the Month. A brilliant debut from a fresh and unique voice, ‘A Boy Made of Blocks' is a book that will make you laugh, cry and think to yourself ‘thank goodness, it’s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2016
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Marlon James
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015. Set against the backdrop of 1970s reggae culture, disco, sex and excess comes this remarkable re-imagining of the attempted assassination of Bob Marley. Gripping and inventive, ambitious and mesmerising, A Brief History of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Marlon James
A special hardback edition of the 2015 Man Booker Winner. Set against the backdrop of 1970s reggae culture, disco, sex and excess comes this remarkable re-imagining of the attempted assassination of Bob Marley. Gripping and inventive, ambitious and mesmerising, A...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/11/2015
A Burnt-out Case by Graham Greene
A Burnt-out Case
Graham Greene
One hundred years ago a writer was born who captured the essence of the 20th Century like no other: Graham Greene. To mark this, literary publishing house Vintage is reissuing eight titles with new introductions by contemporary authors such...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2004
A Carnivore's Inquiry by Sabina Murray
A Carnivore's Inquiry
Sabina Murray
A sophisticated serial killer tale spotted with extraordinary asides on cannibalism which are factual and although slowing the plot on occasions, they add to the general feeling of unease which creeps up on you throughout the book. Itâs bloody, itâs...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 26/01/2006
A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve
A Change in Altitude
Anita Shreve
Anita Shreve always manages to throw a curve ball into events and change her characters lives irrevocably. A newly married couple find out how little they know about each other while on a Kenyan expedition. Get ready for powerful, emotional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/04/2010
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess
Fifteen-year-old Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost? Social prophecy? Black comedy? Study of freewill?
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2011
A Conspiracy of Friends by Alexander McCall Smith
A Conspiracy of Friends
Alexander McCall Smith
The third novel in McCall's acclaimed series about the colourful inhabitants of Corduroy Mansions, Pimlico. This installment follows the adventures of Oedipus Snark, the nasty Liberal Democrat and his mother Berthea who is writing an unauthorised biography of him, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2012
A Conspiracy of Friends : A Corduroy Mansions Novel by Alexander McCall Smith
A Conspiracy of Friends : A Corduroy Mansions Novel
Alexander McCall Smith
May 2011 Book of the Month. The third novel in McCall's acclaimed series about the colourful inhabitants of Corduroy Mansions, Pimlico. This installment follows the adventures of Oedipus Snark, the nasty Liberal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2011
A Cornish Affair by Liz Fenwick
A Cornish Affair
Liz Fenwick
A truly lovely, involved, family saga of wartime secrets only coming to the surface as dying ‘Jaunty’ scribbles down her story for her granddaughter to read and better understand her parentage. It is the sort of tale that twists and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
A Cornish Stranger by Liz Fenwick
A Cornish Stranger
Liz Fenwick
A truly lovely, involved, family saga of wartime secrets only coming to the surface as dying ‘Jaunty’ scribbles down her story for her granddaughter to read and better understand her parentage. It is the sort of tale that twists and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
A Cupboard Full of Coats by Yvvette Edwards
A Cupboard Full of Coats
Yvvette Edwards
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011. Narrated with a distinct and fiery spice, Jinx and Lemon must find their own paths to redemption in this stunning debut novel in which over the course of one weekend they strip away...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2011
A Dance to the Music of Time: Spring by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time: Spring
Anthony Powell
April 2012 Guest Editor Paul Torday on Dance to the Music of Time... This is a cheat, because this work consists of twelve novels. But they plot the lives of a group of characters as they weave in and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/1997
A Delicate Truth by John le Carre
A Delicate Truth
John le Carre
John Le Carré redefined spy thrillers when he wrote The Spy Who Came in from the Cold in just three weeks in 1963. Since then he has grown into a true master, whose books strip open truths about how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton
A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding
Jackie Copleton
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Nagasaki before and after the bomb, A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding is about regret, forgiveness and the exquisite pain of love.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/07/2015
A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton
A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding
Jackie Copleton
May 2016 Debut of the Month. Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. A bittersweet, page-turning love story which jumps back and forth in time. It tells of a Japanese couple, Ameterasu and Kenzo,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016
A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block
A Drop of the Hard Stuff
Lawrence Block
Riveting, fast-paced and insightful thriller with a wonderful feel for New York. This is the 17th in Matt Scudder series and finds the ex-cop turned Private Investigator, now a sober AA member, taking on the case of the murder of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2012
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