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Roar

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Roar

Cecelia Ahern

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

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`Cecelia Ahern at her quirky, magical best' Daily Mail [more]

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Salt On My Skin

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Salt On My Skin

Benoite Groult, Fay Weldon

Fiction & Literature; Fiction in translation

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A classic long-seller that sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide, Salt on my Skin is now re-issued with a new introduction... [more]

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Casanova and the Faceless Woman

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Casanova and the Faceless Woman

Olivier Barde-Cabucon

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Fiction in translation; Crime Chronicle - Historical Crime

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THE OLD WORLD IS CRUMBLING  1759: Outside the gates of the magnificent Versailles palace, the city of Paris sits mired in... [more]

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The Absolution (#3 Children's House)

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The Absolution (#3 Children's House)

Yrsa Sigurdardottir

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

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All he wants is for them to say sorry... In the latest novel from the Queen of Icelandic crime, Freyja and Huldar must stop... [more]

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The Office of Gardens and Ponds

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The Office of Gardens and Ponds

Didier Decoin

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

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A mesmerising fable with a difference, set in Japan over 1000 years ago [more]

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions)

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions)

Anton Chekhov

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

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The second unique collection of Constance Garnett's translations of Chekhov's short fiction, selected for riverrun editions... [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

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

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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

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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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The Train Was on Time

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The Train Was on Time

Heinrich Boll

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

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Previously published: London: Secker and Warburg, 1970. With new afterword by William T. Vollmann. [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

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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

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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

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

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Waste Tide

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Waste Tide

Chen Qiufan

Science fiction; Fiction in translation

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'Waste girl' Mimi becomes infected with a virus, becoming the host for an omniscient consciousness, hell-bent on righting... [more]

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We'll Stand in That Place: and Other Stories

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We'll Stand in That Place: and Other Stories

Michelle Cahill

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

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We'll Stand in That Place and Other Stories is the latest anthology in the annual Margaret River Short Story Competition.... [more]

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Lord of All the Dead

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Lord of All the Dead

Javier Cercas

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

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Lord of All the Dead is a courageous journey into Javier Cercas' family history and that of a country collapsing from a fratricidal... [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

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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

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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

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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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Intrigo

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Intrigo

Hakan Nesser

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

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Adapted for a trilogy of films, Intrigo is a collection of novellas and short stories from the master of Nordic Noir, Hakan... [more]

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Beautiful Days: Stories

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Beautiful Days: Stories

Joyce Carol Oates

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

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In this collection of diverse stories, Joyce Carol Oates explores the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives... [more]

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Homeland

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Homeland

Fernando Aramburu

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

Paperback

An epic and heartbreaking story of two best friends whose families are divided by the conflicting loyalties of terrorism.... [more]

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Star

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Star

Yukio Mishima

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

Paperback

For the first time in English, a glittering novella about stardom from one of the greatest avant-garde Japanese writers of... [more]

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Springtime in a Broken Mirror

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Springtime in a Broken Mirror

Mario Benedetti

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

Paperback

Originally published in Uruguay as Primavera con una esquina rota in 1982. First published in Great Britain by Penguin Random... [more]

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Hunter (#6 Joona Linna)

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Hunter (#6 Joona Linna)

Lars Kepler

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

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You are his prey...<br /><br />The sixth gripping thriller in Lars Kepler's... [more]

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Humiliated and Insulted

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Humiliated and Insulted

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Oscar Wilde claimed that Humiliated and Insulted is not at all inferior to the other great masterpieces and Friedrich Nietzsche... [more]

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