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Three Kingdoms: The Sacred Oath

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Three Kingdoms: The Sacred Oath

Luo Guanzhung, Ronald C Iverson, Yu Sumei

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

'Three Kingdoms' tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty when the Chinese empire was divided into three... [more]

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Belkin's Stories

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Belkin's Stories

Alexander Pushkin

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

From the story of revenge served cold in 'The Shot' to the supernatural atmosphere of 'The Undertaker', this collection -... [more]

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Three Kingdoms Volume 3 Welcome the Tiger: A New Translation of China's Most Celebrated Classic

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Three Kingdoms Volume 3 Welcome the Tiger: A New Translation of China's...

Luo Guanzhung, Ronald C Iverson, Yu Sumei

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

This exciting new translation with footnotes is more readable than past versions and will appeal to modern readers. The Three... [more]

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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

Hilary Mantel

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

Hardback

A brilliant - and rather transgressive - collection of short stories from the double Man Booker Prize-winning author of 'Wolf... [more]

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Wallflowers

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Wallflowers

Eliza Robertson

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

Hardback

In the opening story of Wallflowers, a girl is cat-sitting for her neighbor, sleeping in the neighbor's house. It's nearly... [more]

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A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-Fiction

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A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-Fiction

Terry Pratchett

Prose: non-fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

Hardback

Brings together the finest examples of author's non fiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to... [more]

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The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Hardback

For the very first time, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm makes available in English all 156 stories... [more]

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The Professor and the Siren

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The Professor and the Siren

Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa, Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa

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

Paperback

An NYRB Classics Original In the last two years of his life, the Sicilian aristocrat Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa wrote not... [more]

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The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 6

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The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 6

Ellen Datlow

Anthologies (non-poetry); Horror & ghost stories; Science fiction; Short stories

Paperback

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. --H.... [more]

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In the Gold of Time

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In the Gold of Time

Claudie Gallay

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

Paperback

A world-weary young father is seduced by dark secrets from the lost world of the Hopi Indians of Arizona. [more]

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The Night at the Crossroads

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The Night at the Crossroads

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Maigret has been interrogating Carl Andersen for seventeen hours without a confession. He's either innocent or a very good... [more]

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Brief Loves That Live Forever

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Brief Loves That Live Forever

Andrei Makine

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

Paperback

Did sex bring down the Iron Curtain? An orphan reflects on the unbreakable... [more]

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

Dylan Thomas

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

Paperback

Ten marvellously evocative short stories inspired by the events of Dylan Thomas' youth. Featuring a bold new livery in celebration... [more]

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Collected Stories

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Collected Stories

Dylan Thomas

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

Paperback

The definitive collection of Dylan Thomas' short stories, showing just why he is considered one of the 20th century's finest... [more]

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The Hurlyburly's Husband

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The Hurlyburly's Husband

Jean Teule

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The hilarious, bawdy and touching story of a good man who loved too well and dared challenge the absolute power of the Sun... [more]

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The Great Novels and Short Stories of Somerset Maugham

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The Great Novels and Short Stories of Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

Includes novels and stories such as The Moon and Sixpence, Mrs Craddock, The Magician, Rain, Mackintosh, The Pool, and... [more]

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Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

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Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

Ed Finn, Kathryn Cramer

Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Science fiction; Short stories

Hardback

Inspired by New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson, some of today's leading writers, thinkers, and visionaries... [more]

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The Conquest of Plassans

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The Conquest of Plassans

Emile Zola

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

An ambitious and unscrupulous priest arrives in the provincial town of Plassans, intent on conquering its political and social... [more]

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Stone Mattress: Nine Tales

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Stone Mattress: Nine Tales

Margaret Atwood

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

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Nine darkly humorous tales from one of today's greatest writers. A recently widowed fantasy writer is guided through a stormy... [more]

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Anna Karenina

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Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Hardback

One of the greatest novels ever written, Anna Karenina is the story of a beautiful woman whose passionate love for a handsome... [more]

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The Very Best of Tad Williams

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The Very Best of Tad Williams

Tad Williams

Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

Within these pages you will find such delightful and curious things as a strange storytelling vampire, two woefully-overmatched... [more]

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The Life of Rebecca Jones: A Novel

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The Life of Rebecca Jones: A Novel

Angharad Price

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

Paperback

A poetic work of fiction on the one hand, an autobiography on the other, The Life of Rebecca Jones is about one family's passage... [more]

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Two Soldiers: Ewert Grens #6

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Two Soldiers: Ewert Grens #6

Anders Roslund, Borge Hellstrom

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The latest DCI Ewert Grens thriller, exploring Sweden's burgeoning network of child gangs. [more]

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Lying Under the Apple Tree

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Lying Under the Apple Tree

Alice Munro

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

Paperback

Spanning her last five collections and bringing together her finest work from the past fifteen years, this selection of Alice... [more]

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The Art of Joy

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The Art of Joy

Goliarda Sapienza

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

Paperback

Born in a small Sicilian village and orphaned at age nine, Modesta spends her childhood in a convent raised by nuns. Through... [more]

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