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Prophecies

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Prophecies

Leonardo da Vinci

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

This volume also contains a further selection of Leonardo da Vinci's fragmentary writings, in the form of fables and aphorisms.... [more]

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Tropisms

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Tropisms

Nathalie Sarraute

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

Paperback

First published in 1939 to little fanfare, Tropisms was ahead of its time and finally received the recognition it deserved... [more]

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Frankenstein in Baghdad: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2018

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Frankenstein in Baghdad: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE...

Ahmed Saadawi

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

Paperback

A satirical reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein set in war-torn Baghdad [more]

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The Day I Found You

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The Day I Found You

Pedro Chagas Freitas

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

Paperback

An unforgettable book from Portugal's bestselling author that promises to change how we write about love [more]

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Checkpoint

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Checkpoint

David Albahari

Fiction & Literature; Fiction in translation

Paperback

From the award-winning Serbian author David Albahari comes a devastating and Kafkaesque war fable about an army unit sent... [more]

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The Girl in the Fog

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The Girl in the Fog

Donato Carrisi

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Fiction in translation

Paperback

A stylish new thriller from international phenomenon and bestselling author Donato Carrisi [more]

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At the End of the Century: The stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

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At the End of the Century: The stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

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

Paperback

Multi-layered, subtle, insightful short stories from the inimitable Booker-prize winning author, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala [more]

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Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults

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Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults

Various

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

Paperback

10 minute tales to soothe tired souls. A night time companion for frazzled adults, including calming classic stories and poems... [more]

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A Hero Born (#1 Condor Heroes)

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A Hero Born (#1 Condor Heroes)

Jin Yong

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The most popular series by the most successful Chinese author - a cultural monument translated into English for the first... [more]

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Best Summer Stories

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Best Summer Stories

Aviva Tuffield

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

Paperback

<strong>Brilliant short fiction from some of Australia's most talented storytellers</strong><br... [more]

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Griffith Review #62: All Being Equal - The Novella Project VI

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Griffith Review #62: All Being Equal - The Novella Project VI

Ashley Hay

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

Paperback

Late last year, after a decade of what was at times a bitter and divisive debate, Australians made it clear that their understanding... [more]

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Stories: The Collected Short Fiction

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Stories: The Collected Short Fiction

Helen Garner

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

Paperback

This handsome edition of Helen Garner's collected short fiction celebrates the seventy-fifth birthday of one of Australia's... [more]

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More Deadly Than the Male: Masterpieces from the Queens of Horror

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More Deadly Than the Male: Masterpieces from the Queens of Horror

Graeme Davis

Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Horror & ghost stories; Short stories

Hardback

A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew... [more]

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You Know You Want This

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You Know You Want This

Kristen Roupenian

Fiction & Literature; Horror & ghost stories; Short stories

Hardback

'If you enjoyed Cat Person, this is for you' Evening StandardThe truth was that if a woman bit a man in an office environment,... [more]

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In/Half

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In/Half

Jasmin B. Frelih

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

Hardback

A highly topical and extraordinary debut from one of Slovenia's rising stars [more]

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Family Lexicon

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Family Lexicon

Natalia Ginzburg

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

Paperback

First published in the 1960s, Family Lexicon is an intimate, enchanting and comedic novel about memory, language, and the... [more]

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What We're Teaching Our Sons

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What We're Teaching Our Sons

Owen Booth

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

Paperback

Wise and funny, touching and true, What We're Teaching Our Sons is for anyone who has ever wondered how to be a grown up.... [more]

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The Queen's Necklace

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The Queen's Necklace

Antal Szerb

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

Paperback

In this unusual, witty and often surprising version of the story of Marie Antoinette's necklace, Antal Szerb uses the narrative... [more]

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The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man: Essential Stories

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The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man: Essential Stories

Franz Kafka

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

Paperback

Kafka, whose name has generated an adjective, is one of the best loved writers of the twentieth century. Known for his dark,... [more]

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Berta Isla

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Berta Isla

Javier Marias

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

Paperback

'For a while, she wasn't sure that her husband was her husband. Sometimes she thought he was, and sometimes not.'<br /><br... [more]

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Maigret and the Tramp (#60 Inspector Maigret)

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Maigret and the Tramp (#60 Inspector Maigret)

Georges Simenon

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

Paperback

When a tramp is recovered from the Seine, after being badly beaten, Maigret must delve into the man's personal circumstances... [more]

$16.99

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The Spookiest Campfire Stories: Forty Frightening Tales Told by the Firelight

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The Spookiest Campfire Stories: Forty Frightening Tales Told by the Firelight...

S. E. Schlosser

Horror & ghost stories; Short stories

Paperback

Nothing goes better with gooey s'mores and a glowing campfire than a ghost story. Vampires, werewolves, witches, Bloody Mary,... [more]

$35.95

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The Lightning Jar

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The Lightning Jar

Christian Felt

Fantasy; Romance; Short stories

Paperback

In the spirit of Tove Jansson, William Blake, and Calvin & Hobbes, The Lightning Jar contains a volatile mix of innocence... [more]

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The Sixteen Trees of the Somme

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The Sixteen Trees of the Somme

Lars Mytting

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

Paperback

A 20th-century family saga of epic scale, by the author of Norwegian Wood [more]

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Seventeen

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Seventeen

Hideo Yokoyama

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Fiction in translation

Paperback

A tense and fascinating box-set novel from the bestselling author of Six Four [more]

$22.99

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