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Anna Karenina

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Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

A guard had stepped back into the path of a train and been crushed beneath the wheels. He had been killedinstantly. [more]

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Game of Mirrors: Inspector Montalbano #18

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Game of Mirrors: Inspector Montalbano #18

Andrea Camilleri

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

Paperback

When Montalbano comes to the aid of his new neighbour, Liliana Lombardo, after the engine of her car is interfered with, the... [more]

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Beneath the Earth

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Beneath the Earth

John Boyne

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

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Featuring a collection of twelve dark, unerring and surprising short stories, this book explores the extremities of the human... [more]

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In the Shadow of the Towers: Speculative Fiction in the Post-9/11 World

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In the Shadow of the Towers: Speculative Fiction in the Post-9/11 World...

Douglas Lain

Science fiction; Short stories

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In the Shadow of the Towers compiles nearly twenty works of speculative fiction responding to and inspired by the events of... [more]

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The Cellars of the Majestic: Maigret #21

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The Cellars of the Majestic: Maigret #21

Georges Simenon

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

Paperback

Try to imagine a guest, a wealthy woman, staying at the Majestic with her husband, her son, a nurse and a governess. In a... [more]

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Camille: Verhoeven Trilogy #3

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Camille: Verhoeven Trilogy #3

Pierre Lemaitre

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Following the horror of Irene and the thrills of Alex, Camille is the heart-stopping final chapter of Lemaitre's trilogy.... [more]

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American Drolleries: Selected Stories

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American Drolleries: Selected Stories

Mark Twain

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

In these stories Mark Twain takes us from the sleepy banks of the Mississippi, through frontier towns and across the deserted... [more]

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Letter From an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

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Letter From an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

Stefan Zweig

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

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Stefan's Zweig's Letter from an Unknown Woman and other stories contains a new translation by the award-winning Anthea Bell... [more]

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Journey into the Past

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Journey into the Past

Stefan Zweig

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

Paperback

Stefan's Zweig's posthumously-published Journey into the Past (Widerstand der Wirklichkeit) is a beautiful meditation on the... [more]

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The Isle of Youth

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The Isle of Youth

Laura Van den Berg

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

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Ranging from the inscrutability of a marriage to private eyes working a case in South Florida to a teenager who assists her... [more]

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New American Stories

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New American Stories

Ben Marcus

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

Paperback

A collection of the best short fiction being written in America, selected and introduced by Ben Marcus [more]

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Rowing to Eden: Collected Stories

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Rowing to Eden: Collected Stories

Amy Bloom

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

Paperback

Amy Bloom has long been regarded as a master of the short story form. Here, her brilliance shines across two decades and more... [more]

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Janette Turner Hospital Collected Stories

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Janette Turner Hospital Collected Stories

Janette Turner Hospital

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

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This collection brings together in one distinguished volume a range of stories written over twenty-five years by this internationally... [more]

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The Disappearance of Signora Giulia

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The Disappearance of Signora Giulia

Piero Chiara

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Translation of: I giovedai della signora Giulia. [more]

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Where There's Smoke: Outstanding Short Stories by Australian Men

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Where There's Smoke: Outstanding Short Stories by Australian Men

Black Inc. (ed)

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Short stories

Paperback

Where There's Smoke presents outstanding short fiction by Australia's finest male writers. These are tales of love, secrets,... [more]

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We Install

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We Install

Harry Turtledove

Science fiction; Short stories

Paperback

Harry Turtledove earned the title 'master of alternate history' from  Publishers Weekly  for his thought-provoking... [more]

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Don't Look Now and Other Stories

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Don't Look Now and Other Stories

Daphne Du Maurier

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

Hardback

Daphne Du Maurier's Don't Look Now and Other Stories showcases her unique blend of empathy and spine-tingling suspense. This... [more]

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The Art of Killing Well

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The Art of Killing Well

Marco Malvaldi

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Fiction in translation

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Pellegrino Artusi, Italy's first celebrity chef, turns detective to save the life of a Tuscan aristocrat and gastronome. [more]

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The Calligraphy of Dreams

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The Calligraphy of Dreams

Juan Marse

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

Paperback

Young minds meet adult passions in a Spanish counterpart to L.P. Hartley's The Go-Between - by the winner of the Cervantes... [more]

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The Sermon on the Fall of Rome

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The Sermon on the Fall of Rome

Jerome Ferrari

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

Paperback

A wise and sprightly epic of ruin and renewal in rural Corsica - winner of the Prix Goncourt. [more]

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My Hearts are Your Hearts

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My Hearts are Your Hearts

Carmel Bird

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

Paperback

What are the hares getting up to among the sunflowers? Who is paying $6000 for a raincoat? The priest is good, kind, adored,... [more]

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Requiem for a Soldier

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Requiem for a Soldier

Oleg Pavlov

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

Paperback

Set in the vast Kazakh steppes of the crumbling Soviet Empire, Oleg Pavlov's kaleidoscope tale is peopled with soldiers and... [more]

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Fleet to the Stars: And Other Stories

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Fleet to the Stars: And Other Stories

Susan Midalia

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

Paperback

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">‚??Midalia‚??s skill at presenting big ideas through everyday experience demonstrates... [more]

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Fantastic Night: Tales of Longing and Liberation

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Fantastic Night: Tales of Longing and Liberation

Stefan Zweig

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

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'I alone know that I am only just beginning to live.' He is distinguished, rich, a member of fashionable society-utterlybored.... [more]

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Beware of Pity

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Beware of Pity

Stefan Zweig

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

Paperback

A new paperback edition of the only novel written by one of the most popular authors of the twentieth century, translated... [more]

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