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The Yellow Dog

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The Yellow Dog

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

There was an exaggerated humility about Linda Asher. Her cowed eyes, her way of gliding noiselessly about without bumping... [more]

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The Carter of La Providence

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The Carter of La Providence

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

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Inspector Maigret is standing in the pouring rain by a canal. A well-dressed woman, Mary Lampson, has been found strangled... [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

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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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Cracking the Spine

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Cracking the Spine

Julie Chevalier

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

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Ten Australian stories and how they were written. Stories and essays by ten talented writers, including  Maria Takolander,... [more]

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Oblomov

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Oblomov

Ivan Goncharov

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

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New, award-winning translation of Goncharov's popular masterpiece Rich in situational comedy, psychological complexity and... [more]

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Sight Lines: The UTS Writers' Anthology

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Sight Lines: The UTS Writers' Anthology

Hannah Kent

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

Paperback

The UTS Writers' Anthology is an annual publication produced by the University of Technology, Sydney. Students from the undergraduate,... [more]

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Captives

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Captives

Angela Meyer

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

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Short, intense and mesmerizing. Read these very short stories on a train, a tram, a bus, or waiting in the check out line.... [more]

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Collected Stories

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Collected Stories

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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

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Sweeping through crumbling towns, travelling fairs and windswept ports, the author introduces a host of characters and communities... [more]

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Foreign Soil

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Foreign Soil

Maxine Beneba Clarke

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

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Winner of the Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013.In Melbourne's western suburbs, in a dilapidated block... [more]

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Inspector Colbeck's Casebook: Thirteen Tales from the Railway Detective

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Inspector Colbeck's Casebook: Thirteen Tales from the Railway Detective...

Edward Marston

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Short stories

Hardback

An eagerly awaited collection of brand new, specially commissioned short stories from the Master of historical crime fiction,... [more]

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The Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

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The Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

Connie Willis

Anthologies (non-poetry); Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Adventure; Science fiction; Short stories

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All ten of her Hugo and Nebula award-winning short stories. [more]

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Cuentos Imprescindibles

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Cuentos Imprescindibles

Anton Chejov

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Cuentos imprescindibles Casi al mismo titulo que el drama, el relato corto se ajusta al proyecto literario de Chejov: No... [more]

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Lovecraft's Monsters

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Lovecraft's Monsters

Neil Gaiman, Joe R. Lansdale, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Elizabeth Bear

Thriller & suspense; Classic horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Short stories

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Prepare to meet the wicked progeny of the master of modern horror. In Lovecraft's Monsters, H. P. Lovecraft's most famous... [more]

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year, Volume 8

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year, Volume 8

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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Passion According to G.H

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Passion According to G.H

Clarice Lispector

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

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G H, a well-to-do Rio sculptress, enters the room of her maid, which is as clear and white 'as in an insane asylum from which... [more]

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Near to the Wildheart

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Near to the Wildheart

Clarice Lispector

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

Paperback

As Joana, endlessly mutable, moves through different emotional states, different inner lives and different truths, this impressionistic,... [more]

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The Sleepers Almanac No. 9

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The Sleepers Almanac No. 9

Louise Swinn, Zoe Dattner

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

Paperback

<div>The Sleepers Almanac No. 9 is bursting with life, ready to enchant and delight, and keep you turning the pages long after... [more]

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Sherlock Holmes. Selected Stories

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Sherlock Holmes. Selected Stories

Arthur Conan Doyle

Classic crime; Short stories

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This new selection of 12 of the best Sherlock Holmes stories is designed to give a full sense of their world, taking Holmes's... [more]

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The Long Ships: A Saga of the Viking Age

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The Long Ships: A Saga of the Viking Age

Frans G. Bengtsson

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction; Fiction in translation

Paperback

This saga brings alive the world of the 10th century AD when the Vikings raided the coasts of England. [more]

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Upon A Sea Of Stars

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Upon A Sea Of Stars

A. Bertram Chandler

Science fiction; Short stories

Paperback

Contains Into the Alternate Universe, Contraband from Otherspace, The Rim Gods (1969), and The Commodore at Sea (a.k.a. Alternate... [more]

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England and Other Stories

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England and Other Stories

Graham Swift

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

Hardback

A collection of new stories from the Booker-prize winning author of Last Orders and Waterland [more]

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The Society of the Crossed Keys: Selections from the Writings of Stefan Zweig, Inspirations for the Grand Budapest Hotel

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The Society of the Crossed Keys: Selections from the Writings of Stefan...

Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson

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

Paperback

'I had never heard of Zweig until six or seven years ago, as allthe books began to come back into print, and I more or less... [more]

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Fitzgerald: The Lost Decade: Short Stories from Esquire, 1936-1941

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Fitzgerald: The Lost Decade: Short Stories from Esquire, 1936-1941

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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A selection of Fitzgerald's short stories, most of them first published in Esquire magazine between 1934 and 1940. [more]

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The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien

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The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

A haunting tale about the lengths to which people will go to escape from guilt. [more]

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Irene: Camille Verhoeven #2

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Irene: Camille Verhoeven #2

Pierre Lemaitre

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The first Camille Verhoeven investigation - a prequel to the acclaimed and bestselling Alex. Commandant Verhoeven is on the... [more]

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