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Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories

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Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories

Charles Beaumont

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

Paperback

Contains a selection of Beaumont's stories, including five stories that he later adapted for Twilight Zone episodes. This... [more]

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Word Puppets

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Word Puppets

Mary Robinette Kowal

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

Features stories that encompass a wide range of themes, a covey of indelible characters, and settings that span from Earth's... [more]

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Arab Jazz

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Arab Jazz

Karim Miske

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

A ritualistic murder threatens to destabilise the turbulent multicultural melting pot of suburban Paris [more]

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Cleaning the Stables

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Cleaning the Stables

Morris Lurie

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

Paperback

Shortly before his death in 2014, an elderly man brought his publisher friend a crumpled purple folder filled with type-written... [more]

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Fathers and Children

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Fathers and Children

Ivan Turgenev

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series, this edition of Fathers and Children is presented in a new translation with a wealth... [more]

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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

Neil Gaiman

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

Paperback

A collection of short stories from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. [more]

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Honeydew

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Honeydew

Edith Pearlman

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

Paperback

The new collection of stories from the author of the award-winning Binocular Vision. [more]

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Inspector Maigret: Omnibus 2

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Inspector Maigret: Omnibus 2

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Hardback

Features four titles such as: The Saint-Fiacre Affair (the one where Maigret goes back to the place of his birth), The Misty... [more]

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Burning Secret

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Burning Secret

Stefan Zweig

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

Paperback

This new Pushkin Collection edition of Burning Secret (Brennendes Geheimnis) is a darkly compelling coming-of-age story-a... [more]

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A Dance of Folly and Pleasure: Stories

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A Dance of Folly and Pleasure: Stories

O. Henry

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

Step into the boarding houses and furnished rooms of New York City, or take a stroll around the park. Observe the tumult and... [more]

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Signed, Picpus: Maigret #23

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Signed, Picpus: Maigret #23

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

A mysterious note predicting the murder of a fortune-teller; a confused old man locked in a Paris apartment; a financier who... [more]

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Hadji Murat

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Hadji Murat

Leo Tolstoy

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Tolstoy knew as he was writing Hadji Murat, his last work of fiction, that it would not be published in his lifetime, and... [more]

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In the Dark

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In the Dark

Mai Jia

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

Paperback

Hidden deep in the mountains, the recruits at 'Unit 701', China's secret services, operate in a dark, shadowy world. There... [more]

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Trouble in Mind

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Trouble in Mind

Jeffery Deaver

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Short stories

Paperback

A cunning collection of short stories from the Number One bestselling author Jeffery Deaver and master of misdirection, including... [more]

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Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird

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Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen,...

H P Lovecraft, R W Chambers, Ambrose Bierce, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Machen

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

Paperback

From the fictional land of Carcosa that inspired the HBO show <i>True Detective </i>to H. P. Lovecraft s accursed New England... [more]

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The Judge's House: Maigret #22

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The Judge's House: Maigret #22

Georges Simenon

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

Paperback

Exiled from Paris, Maigret discovers some disturbing secrets in a sleepy coastal town in this new translation, book twenty-two... [more]

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The Black Notebook

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The Black Notebook

Patrick Modiano

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

Hardback

A nocturnal wander through the hazes of memory and the mysteries of the past from Patrick Modiano, Nobel Laureate 2014 [more]

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An Ordinary Story: A Novel

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An Ordinary Story: A Novel

Ivan Goncharov

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

Paperback

Before Ivan Goncharov wrote Oblomov, one of the most acclaimed and enduring classics of Russian literature, there was An Ordinary... [more]

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The Sleepers Almanac X

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The Sleepers Almanac X

Zoe Dattner

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

Paperback

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Nevermore!: Tales of Murder, Mystery & the Macabre - Neo-Gothic Fiction Inspired by the Imagination of Edgar Allan Poe

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Nevermore!: Tales of Murder, Mystery & the Macabre - Neo-Gothic Fiction...

Margaret Atwood, Kelly Armstrong, Richard Christian Matheson

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

Paperback

22 original, modern stories, many by New York Times bestselling mystery and dark fantasy authors, recreating Poe's genius... [more]

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Cloudless: A Verse Novel

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Cloudless: A Verse Novel

Christine Evans

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

Paperback

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">It‚??s a still, hot summer in Perth, only heat shimmying off the city‚??s glass buildings,... [more]

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The Early Stories

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The Early Stories

Truman Capote

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

Hardback

In a small Southern town, a teenage girl anxiously waits for her date to arrive. A woman fights to save the life of a child... [more]

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The Humanity of Monsters

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The Humanity of Monsters

Nathan Ballingrud, Laird Barron, Leah Bobet, Gemma Files, Neil Gaiman

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

A brand new horror anthology with work from Laird Barron, Nathan Ballingrud, Neil Gaiman, and more. [more]

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Confusion: The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. von D

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Confusion: The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. von D

Stefan Zweig

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

Paperback

In the autumn of his days, a privy councillor contemplates his past, looking back at the key moments in his life. He remembers... [more]

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Fear

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Fear

Stefan Zweig

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

Paperback

Finding her comfortable bourgeois existence as wife and mother tedious after eight years of marriage, Irene Wagner brings... [more]

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