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The Shadow of the Wind

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The Shadow of the Wind

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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

Paperback

Barcelona 1945: young Daniel Sempere is taken to a fabulous secret library called the Cemetery of Forgotten Books where he... [more]

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German Short Stories 1 (Penguin Parallel Text)

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German Short Stories 1 (Penguin Parallel Text)

Richard Newnham

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

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A collection of stories, which represent the diversity of the time and include satires, explorations of private obsessions... [more]

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You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories

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You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories

Curtis Sittenfeld

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

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A dazzling, smart and razor-sharp story collection by Curtis Sittenfeld, Sunday Times bestselling author of Eligible and American... [more]

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Against Nature: A new translation of the compulsively readable cult classic

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Against Nature: A new translation of the compulsively readable cult classic...

Joris-Karl Huysmans

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

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The cult novel of fin de siecle decadence that inspired Oscar Wilde [more]

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Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories

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Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories

Kelly Barnhill

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

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When Mrs. Sorensen's husband dies, she rekindles a long-dormant love with an unsuitable mate in Mrs. Sorensen and the Sasquatch.... [more]

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Prador Moon (#1 Polity)

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Prador Moon (#1 Polity)

Neal Asher

Science fiction; Short stories

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Prador Moon is a thrilling, adventure-packed standalone - a prequel to the dramatic events in Neal Asher's Spatterjay novels.... [more]

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The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

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The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

Michael Andreasen

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

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The Sea Beast Takes a Lover explores hope, love, and loss across a series of surreal landscapes and wild metamorphoses. Romping... [more]

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Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

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Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

J. Conrad

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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This collection also includes an additional five of Conrad's best stories: 'The Secret Sharer', 'Youth', 'Typhoon', 'Karain:... [more]

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The Green Dwarf and Other Early Fiction

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The Green Dwarf and Other Early Fiction

Charlotte Bronte

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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Full of tragedy and passion, love and rivalry, the five sweeping tales contained in this volume display the precocious talent,... [more]

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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

Jane Yolen

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories

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Yolen breaks open ... [classic fairy tales and legends] to reveal their... [more]

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The Capital

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The Capital

Robert Menasse

Fiction & Literature; Fiction in translation; Advocate - Fiction

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

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The Tempest

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The Tempest

Steve Sem-Sandberg

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

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In this hypnotic, shimmering novel, Le Prix Medicis-winning author Steve Sem-Sandberg reveals the power of secrets to destroy... [more]

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Adele

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Adele

Leila Slimani

Fiction & Literature; Erotic fiction; Fiction in translation

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Eventually, she completely loses control of her existence.<br /><br />Written... [more]

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The Last of Our Kind

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The Last of Our Kind

Adelaide de Clermont-Tonnerre

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

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An impossible love story at a time when everything was possible. [more]

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Mammoth Book of Nightmare Stories

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Mammoth Book of Nightmare Stories

Stephen Jones

Anthologies (non-poetry); Thriller & suspense; Horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Short stories

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Sixteen rare terror tales not to be read at night! [more]

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Maigret's Patience (#64 Inspector Maigret)

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Maigret's Patience (#64 Inspector Maigret)

Georges Simenon

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

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Maigret finds himself back on the Rue des Acacias just ten days after cracking another case there. This time it is the murder... [more]

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Loyalties

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Loyalties

Delphine de Vigan

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

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From the author of the Richard and Judy Book Club Pick No and Me. Adults are as lost as the children they should be protecting,... [more]

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Property: A Collection

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Property: A Collection

Lionel Shriver

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

Paperback

The first ever story collection from the inimitable Lionel Shriver `Genius' Stylist... [more]

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Night (#4 Commandant Servaz)

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Night (#4 Commandant Servaz)

Bernard Minier

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

From the country that brought you the word noir, the thrilling new novel in the bestselling Commandant Servaz series [more]

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A Regicide

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A Regicide

Alain Robbe-Grillet

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

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Written in 1949 but only published in 1979, Robbe-Grillet's first novel is a disquieting and satirical avant-garde political... [more]

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Our Lady of the Flowers

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Our Lady of the Flowers

Jean Genet

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

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Our Lady of the Flowers, often considered Genet's masterpiece, was written in the cell of a French prison where he was being... [more]

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The Spirit of Science Fiction

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The Spirit of Science Fiction

Roberto Bolano

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

Paperback

A newly discovered novel from the master author of 2666 and The Savage Detectives: a story about becoming a writer, and coming... [more]

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Tobermory and Other Stories

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Tobermory and Other Stories

Saki

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

Tobermory' - the title story of this collection - is widely considered one of Saki's finest pieces. Here presented with extra... [more]

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The Garden Square

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The Garden Square

Marguerite Duras

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Understated and impressionistic, and consisting almost entirely of dialogue, The Garden Square is one of Marguerite Duras's... [more]

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The Shadow Killer (#2 Reykjavik Wartime Mystery)

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The Shadow Killer (#2 Reykjavik Wartime Mystery)

Arnaldur Indridason

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

As evidence emerges of dubious experiments carried out on Icelandic schoolboys in the 1930s, Thorson becomes increasingly... [more]

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