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The Wicked Go to Hell

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The Wicked Go to Hell

Frederic Dard

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

We'll lock you both up in the same jail cell... a tough one... the sort of place that gives kindly old ladies the shivers.... [more]

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The Evenings

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The Evenings

Gerard Reve

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

Hardback

First published in Dutch as De Avonden in 1947. [more]

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Maigret and the Old Lady: Maigret #33

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Maigret and the Old Lady: Maigret #33

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Maigret uncovers some troubling family politics in this new translation, book 33 of the Maigret series. When a charming elderly... [more]

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A Beautiful Young Wife

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A Beautiful Young Wife

Tommy Wieringa

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

Paperback

He had never married and had never been with one woman for long; he had always remained a collector of first times. 'Edward... [more]

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Maigret at the Coroner's: Maigret #32

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Maigret at the Coroner's: Maigret #32

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Maigret grapples with the American justice system on a trip to Arizona in this new translation, book thirty-two of the new... [more]

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Arcanum Unbounded (Cosmere Collection)

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Arcanum Unbounded (Cosmere Collection)

Brandon Sanderson

Fantasy; Short stories

Hardback

A superb collection of stories and novellas from fantasy's most talented writer, including tales from the RECKONERS world,... [more]

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Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K Le Guin (Boxset)

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Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K Le Guin (Boxset)

Ursula K Le Guin

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

Hardback

Combining The Found and the Lost and The Unreal and the Real, this comprehensive boxed set contains many of Ursula K. Le Guin's... [more]

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Blade of Light: Inspector Montalbano #19

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Blade of Light: Inspector Montalbano #19

Andrea Camilleri

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The intoxicating new Inspector Montalbano mystery. [more]

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Gothic Tales

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Gothic Tales

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Anthologies (non-poetry); Historical mysteries; Classic horror & ghost stories; Short stories

Hardback

This collection brings together 33 of Conan Doyle's best Gothic Tales. Jones's introduction discusses the contradictions... [more]

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Marrying off Mother and Other Stories

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Marrying off Mother and Other Stories

Gerald Durrell

Memoirs; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Travel & holiday

Paperback

From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists [more]

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After The Carnage

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After The Carnage

Tara June Winch

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

Paperback

A single mother resorts to extreme measures to protect her young son. A Nigerian student undertakes a United Nations internship... [more]

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Shibboleth: and other stories

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Shibboleth: and other stories

Laurie Steed

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

Paperback

Now in its fifth year, the Competition attracts about 200 entries annually from around Australia and internationally,... [more]

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Inexperience: and other stories

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Inexperience: and other stories

Anthony Macris

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

Paperback

Can a relationship survive a long-anticipated but disappointing world trip? Will a small-shopkeeper cope when pitted... [more]

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A Few of the Girls

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A Few of the Girls

Maeve Binchy

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

Paperback

A superb new collection from the No.1 bestselling author: 'Reading her books is like gossiping with old friends' DAILY EXPRESS... [more]

$22.99

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Years Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2016

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Years Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2016

Paula Guran

Fantasy; Short stories

Paperback

The darkness creeps upon us and we shudder, or it suddenly startles and we scream. This annual exploration of the year's best... [more]

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My Friend Maigret: Inspector Maigret #31

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My Friend Maigret: Inspector Maigret #31

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Maigret is going about his work in rainy Paris, followed around by Inspector Pyke who has come from Scotland Yard to study... [more]

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Flying Home And Other Stories

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Flying Home And Other Stories

John Callahan, Ralph Ellison

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

This text features a collection of Ralph Ellison's short fiction, written between 1937 and 1954. The 13 pieces, six of which... [more]

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Public library and other stories

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Public library and other stories

Ali Smith

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

Paperback

Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives - our own personal libraries - make of us? What... [more]

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Alex: The Heart-Stopping International Bestseller

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Alex: The Heart-Stopping International Bestseller

Pierre Lemaitre

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The acclaimed, worldwide bestselling second book in the Brigade Criminelle Trilogy, reissued in a stunning new package to... [more]

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Found and the Lost: Collected Novellas

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Found and the Lost: Collected Novellas

Ursula K. Le Guin

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

Hardback

Every novella by Ursula K. Le Guin, an icon in American literature, collected for the first time and introduced by the legendary... [more]

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The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories

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The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories

Angela Carter

Fiction & Literature; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

Hardback

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HELEN SIMPSON From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty... [more]

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The Reader on the 6.27

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The Reader on the 6.27

Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

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

Paperback

The irresistible French bestseller about the redemptive power of books - Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore meets Amelie. [more]

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Classic Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Classic Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

Hardback

<p>Long before we ventured into outer space or explored the most remote regions of the planet, writers have spun stories of... [more]

$39.99

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A Chinese Affair

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A Chinese Affair

Isabelle Li

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

Paperback

Sixteen exquisite stories exploring recent Chinese migration to Australia and elsewhere. Some are explicitly connected, through... [more]

$27.00

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Landscape with Landscape

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Landscape with Landscape

Gerald Murnane

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

Paperback

Landscape with Landscape is Gerald Murnane&acirc;??s fourth book, after The Plains, and his&nbsp;first collection of short... [more]

$26.95

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