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The Island (#2 Hidden Iceland)

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The Island (#2 Hidden Iceland)

Ragnar Jonasson

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Fiction in translation; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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Elli aey is a collection of isolated islands off the coast of Iceland. It is has a beautiful, unforgiving terrain and is an... [more]

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Mr Salary: Faber Stories

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Mr Salary: Faber Stories

Sally Rooney

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

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My love for him felt so total and so annihilating that it was often impossible for me to see him clearly at all.<br /><br... [more]

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Come Rain or Come Shine: Faber Stories

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Come Rain or Come Shine: Faber Stories

Kazuo Ishiguro

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

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When Ray turns up to visit his old university friends Charlie and Emily, he's given a special task: to be so much his useless... [more]

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The Victim: Faber Stories

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The Victim: Faber Stories

P. D. James

Fiction & Literature; Short stories; Advocate - Fiction

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'On the whole, it was easier than I had expected. Only once did I feel myself at risk. Took her away from you some people... [more]

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The Capital

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The Capital

Robert Menasse

Fiction & Literature; Fiction in translation

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A House of Cards for the E.U. Commission - Winner of the German Book Prize [more]

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Hunted

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Hunted

Arne Dahl

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

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'Arne Dahl is one of the true greats of Scandinavian crime fiction' MARK BILLINGHAMWhat happens when the cops become the prey?... [more]

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Broken Stars

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Broken Stars

Ken Liu

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

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Ken Liu presents a new anthology of Chinese short speculative fiction. [more]

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Labels and Other Stories

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Labels and Other Stories

Louis de Bernieres

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

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Louis de Bernieres is one of our most treasured writers and these stories show his imaginative range and unique storytelling... [more]

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The Forest of Wool and Steel

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The Forest of Wool and Steel

Natsu Miyashita

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

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What he experienced that day wasn't life-changing .<br /><br />Under the... [more]

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Zebra: And Other Stories

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Zebra: And Other Stories

Debra Adelaide

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

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Tantalizing, enchanting, wry, and just a little fantastical, a collection of blackly comic stories and one singular novella... [more]

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A Spot of Folly: Ten Tales of Murder and Mayhem

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A Spot of Folly: Ten Tales of Murder and Mayhem

Ruth Rendell

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Short stories

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New and uncollected tales of murder, mischief, magic and madness.<br /><br... [more]

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Farewell, My Orange

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Farewell, My Orange

Iwaki Kei

Fiction & Literature; Fiction in translation

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Winner of the Kenzaburo Oe Prize Two immigrants, Salimah and Sayuri, navigate isolation, a new language, and devastating... [more]

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The Butcherbird Stories

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The Butcherbird Stories

A. S. Patric

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

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Eleven stories. Each like a matchstick struck to illuminate the darkness. Evocations of place ranging from a Bangla jungle... [more]

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Found in Translation: 100 of the Finest Short Stories Ever Translated

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Found in Translation: 100 of the Finest Short Stories Ever Translated

Frank Wynne

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

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A selection of 100 of the best short stories from around the world, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne. [more]

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

Hiro Arikawa

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

Hardback

while speaking to our basic human need for companionship' JOHN BOYNE, Irish Times`It has the warmth, painterly touch, and... [more]

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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

Leslie S. Klinger, Otto Penzler

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

Hardback

A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors... [more]

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Flowers Over the Inferno: The international bestselling debut sensation

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Flowers Over the Inferno: The international bestselling debut sensation...

Ilaria Tuti

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Fiction in translation

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THERE'S A MONSTER LURKING IN THESE WOODS... An idyllic village in the Alps. A legacy of sin. An evil hiding in the shadows.... [more]

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French Short Stories 1 (Penguin Parallel Text)

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French Short Stories 1 (Penguin Parallel Text)

Pamela Lyon

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

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A collection of eight short stories, which help students gain deeper insights into French literature and life. [more]

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The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

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The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

Jay Rubin

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

Paperback

This fantastically varied and exciting collection celebrates the great Japanese short story, from its modern origins in the... [more]

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Maigret's Pickpocket (#66 Maigret)

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Maigret's Pickpocket (#66 Maigret)

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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A pickpocket steals Maigret's wallet only to return it the following day, on the condition that he visit the thief's apartment.... [more]

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Mac and His Problem

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Mac and His Problem

Enrique Vila-Matas

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

Paperback

Enrique Vila-Matas's new novel is perhaps his greatest: 'playful and funny and among the best Spanish novelists' (Colm Toibin)Mac... [more]

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Something Like Breathing

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Something Like Breathing

Angela Readman

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

Paperback

Friendship blossoms between an enigmatic girl and a whisky distiller's granddaughter on a remote Scottish island. [more]

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Soldiers of Salamis

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Soldiers of Salamis

Javier Cercas

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

Paperback

The International Bestseller of the Spanish Civil War - Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [more]

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Rock, Paper, Scissors, And Other Stories

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Rock, Paper, Scissors, And Other Stories

Alexandra Fleming, Anne Marie Jackson, Boris Dralyuk, Maxim Osipov

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

Paperback

Maxim Osipov, who lives and practices medicine in a town ninety miles outside Moscow, is one of Russia's best-regarded writers.... [more]

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The Piranhas

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The Piranhas

Roberto Saviano

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The first novel by the author of Gomorrah, set in the organised crime world of the children's gangs of Naples. [more]

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