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Hot Little Hands

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Hot Little Hands

Abigail Ulman

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

This exceptional collection of stories is about young women of different ages, from their early teens to their late twenties,... [more]

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Red Cavalry

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Red Cavalry

Isaac Babel

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

The brutalities and dualities of war and religion unflinchingly depicted by this major Russian-Jewish writer [more]

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Stay Up With Me

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Stay Up With Me

Tom Barbash

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

A deeply humane, witty and highly acclaimed story collection that 'belongs to the tradition of the classic American story'... [more]

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A Man Made Entirely of Bats

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A Man Made Entirely of Bats

Patrick Lenton

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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'A Man Made Entirely of Bats' is a collection of short stories and flash fiction by one of Australia's newest voices. Comedic... [more]

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Rendezvous in Venice

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Rendezvous in Venice

Philippe Beaussant

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

A new Collection edition of this superbly crafted narrative, in which a man searches for the truth about his uncle's love... [more]

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The Madman of Bergerac: Inspector Maigret

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The Madman of Bergerac: Inspector Maigret

Georges Simenon, Ros Schwartz

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

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Maigret was not surprised to see a grey beard eating into his cheeks. This is a distressed passenger leaps off a night train... [more]

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Redeployment

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Redeployment

Phil Klay

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; History

Paperback

How do you comfort a man who has just lost his best friend? How does it feel to see fear in your wife's eyes? How does it... [more]

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The Reader on the 6.27

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The Reader on the 6.27

Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Hardback

The irresistible French bestseller about the redemptive power of books - Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore meets Amelie. [more]

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Breakfast in the Ruins and Other Stories

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Breakfast in the Ruins and Other Stories

Michael Moorcock

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

The Michael Moorcock Collection presents, for the first time, definitive editions of Moorcock's most influential work, fully... [more]

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The Flemish House: Maigret #14

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The Flemish House: Maigret #14

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

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Maigret is asked to the windswept, rainy border town of Givet by a young woman desperate to clear her family of murder. But... [more]

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Wolf, Wolf

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Wolf, Wolf

Eben Venter

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

He presses the button to activate the screen of the CCTV system: two sharply pointed dog's ears. A wolfhound; except that... [more]

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Massage

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Massage

Bi Feiyu

Fiction & Literature; Fiction in translation

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Wang Daifu is blind and works as a practitioner of tuina, a traditional form of pressure-point massage, in the burgeoning... [more]

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The Decameron

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The Decameron

Giovanni Boccaccio

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

Rebhorn deserves our gratitude for an eminently persuasive translation...I celebrate his accomplishment. -Edith Grossman [more]

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The Brethren: Fortunes of France #1

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The Brethren: Fortunes of France #1

Robert Merle

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The Perigord of sixteenth-century France is a wild region on the edge of the reaches of royal authority-its steep, forested... [more]

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The Islanders

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The Islanders

Pascal Garnier

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Heads will roll as two friends with a shocking secret are reunited in Versailles. [more]

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

Leo Tolstoy

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Paperback

In these six late stories Tolstoy explores human relationships and moral choices, raising profound questions about life in... [more]

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The King

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The King

Kader Abdolah

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Once upon a time there was a Persian prince. The prince had many brothers, for his father had married over a thousand wives,... [more]

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Sisters of the Revolution: A Femimist Speculative Fiction Anthology

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Sisters of the Revolution: A Femimist Speculative Fiction Anthology

Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer

Science fiction; Short stories

Paperback

Sisters of the Revolution gathers a highly curated selection of feminist speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror... [more]

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The Rabbit Back Literature Society

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The Rabbit Back Literature Society

Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

There is a secret at the heart of the town of Rabbit Back, involving its most famous occupant, a world-renowned children's... [more]

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Barcelona Shadows

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Barcelona Shadows

Marc Pastor

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

CSI meets Jack the Ripper in early 20th century Barcelona: captivating, scary and genre-breaking. [more]

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The Alphabet of Birds

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The Alphabet of Birds

S. J. Naude

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Stories of searching, desire and grief that radically rewrite the South African experience from the perspective of a diaspora... [more]

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Dear Reader

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Dear Reader

Paul Fournel

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Old-school publisher meets e-reader: chaos ensues [more]

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Collected Short Stories of Bertolt Brecht

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Collected Short Stories of Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Everyone knows that Bertolt Brecht was one of the great 20th-century innovators in theatre - the literary-theatrical equivalent... [more]

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Get in Trouble

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Get in Trouble

Kelly Link

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

A new, much anticipated collection of stories from the inimitable Kelly Link. [more]

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The House in Smyrna

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The House in Smyrna

Tatiana Salem Levy

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

From one of Granta's Best Young Brazilian Novelists comes a startling and powerful story about returning to one's origins... [more]

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