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Six Stories and an Essay

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Six Stories and an Essay

Andrea Levy

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

Paperback

A superb collection of writing from multi-award-winning, million-copy bestseller Andrea Levy. [more]

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Beasts Royal: Twelve Tales of Adventure

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Beasts Royal: Twelve Tales of Adventure

Patrick O'Brian

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

Hardback

Beasts Royal is the second book written by Patrick O'Brian - made available, at last, for the first time since the 1930s and... [more]

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Horrorology

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Horrorology

Stephen Jones

Horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Short stories

Hardback

Amongst the shelves in the Library of the Damned is a book that is the most terrible of them all: The Lexicon of Fear. Now... [more]

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The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015

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The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015

Rich Horton

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

Features over thirty stories by some of the genre's greatest authors, including Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Cory Doctorow,... [more]

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Leica Format

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Leica Format

Dasa Drndic

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

Paperback

A mesmerising meditation on memory, madness and the lesser known horrors of Nazi Germany. [more]

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Lock No. 1: Maigret #18

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Lock No. 1: Maigret #18

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Cars drove past along with the trucks and trams, but by now Maigret had realised that they were not important. Whatever roared... [more]

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Don't Try This at Home

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Don't Try This at Home

Angela Readman

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

Paperback

A girl who repeatedly halves her boyfriend; a chip-shop waitress who turns into Elvis; a family of conceptual artists who... [more]

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Stranded: Short Stories

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Stranded: Short Stories

Val McDermid

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Short stories; Thrillers (Children's&YA); Short stories (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Chilling tales of murder and revenge from the queen of the psychological thriller [more]

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The Root of all Evil: Commissario Balistreri #2

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The Root of all Evil: Commissario Balistreri #2

Roberto Costantini

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Book two of the Commissario Balistreri trilogy traces his youth in North Africa, and his first exposure to the horrors that... [more]

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To Hold the Bridge: A Tale of the Old Kingdom and Other Stories

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To Hold the Bridge: A Tale of the Old Kingdom and Other Stories

Garth Nix

Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

Far to the north of the magical Old Kingdom, the Greenwash Bridge Company has been building a bridge for almost a hundred... [more]

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Tregian's Ground: The Life and Sometimes Secret Adventures of Francis Tregian, Gentleman and Musician

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Tregian's Ground: The Life and Sometimes Secret Adventures of Francis Tregian,...

Anne Cuneo

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

Paperback

It's dangerous to be a Catholic in the age of Elizabeth. Lucky, then, that Francis Tregian is a Catholic nobleman of exceptional... [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); Science fiction; Short stories

Paperback

Inspired by New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson, an anthology of stories, set in the near future, from some... [more]

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Professor Challenger: New Worlds, Lost Places

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Professor Challenger: New Worlds, Lost Places

J R Campbell, Charles Prepolec

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

Paperback

Science seeks knowledge! Let the knowledge lead us where it will, we still must seek it! To know once for all what we are,... [more]

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Nine

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Nine

Jonathan Strahan

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

Paperback

The best of the year's Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as selected by the multiple award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan.... [more]

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Grey Souls

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Grey Souls

Philippe Claudel

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

Paperback

A mesmerising and atmospheric tale of three mysterious deaths in an oddly isolated French village during World War I. [more]

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

Joel Dicker

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

Paperback

A crime story. A love story. A worldwide phenomenon. More than 2 million copies sold [more]

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The Encyclopedia of the Dead

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The Encyclopedia of the Dead

Danilo Kis

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

Paperback

Combining fact and fiction, epic and miniature, horror and comedy, this book tells stories about love and death, truth and... [more]

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The Boy Who Stole Attila's Horse

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The Boy Who Stole Attila's Horse

Ivan Repila

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

Paperback

Two brothers, Big and Small, are trapped at the bottom of a well, stalked by madness and with no means of escape. Struggling... [more]

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Self-Help: Faber Modern Classics

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Self-Help: Faber Modern Classics

Lorrie Moore

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

Paperback

Complicated, awkward, funny, cruel, heartbroken, mysterious, this is forms an idiosyncratic guide to female existence. It... [more]

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The Very Best of Kate Elliott

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The Very Best of Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott

Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

Strong heroines and riveting storytelling are the hallmark of groundbreaking fantasy author Kate Elliott. Elliott is a highly-compelling... [more]

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The Body Where I Was Born

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The Body Where I Was Born

Guadalupe Nettel

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

Paperback

â??I was born with a white spot, or what others call a birthmark, on the cornea of my right eye. That spot would have... [more]

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Fall of Man in Wilmslow

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Fall of Man in Wilmslow

David Lagercrantz

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

Paperback

Tasked with investigating the suicide of a local recluse, Alan Turing, Det Sgt Corell is torn between admiration for the dead... [more]

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Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels

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Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels

Haruki Murakami

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

Hardback

A novel that follows the fortunes of the narrator and his friend, known only by his nickname, the Rat. [more]

$35.00

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Song for an Approaching Storm

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Song for an Approaching Storm

Peter Froberg Idling

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

Paperback

Translation of: Seang till den storm som ska komma. [more]

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On Leave

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On Leave

Daniel Anselme

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

Paperback

Lays bare the darkest moment of France's post-war history. This book presents a timeless evocation of what the history books... [more]

$25.99

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