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    And the Wind Sees All

    £10.80 £12.00
    Relaxing Nordic hygge in a novel; the entire story takes place in two minutes. The serene spirit of an Icelandic fishing village is captured from an unusual perspective: the wind.

    As The Eagle Flies

    £11.69 £12.99
    This is the story of an affair, or two. With a sharp wit, and a refreshing honesty, Le Blevennec charts the course of both two relationships, exploring their highs and lows over a decade, and gets to the heart of questions about love, family and identity. A book about getting lost in other people, and the lengths we go to to find ourselves again.

    Beside The Sea

    £8.09 £8.99
    A single mother takes her two young sons on a trip to the seaside. They stay in a hotel, drink hot chocolate and go to the funfair. She wants to protect them from an uncomprehending and cold world. She knows that it will be the last trip for her boys.


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    Finland, 1809. Henrik and Erik are brothers who fought on opposite sides in the war between Sweden and Russia. With peace declared, they both return to their snowed-in farm. But who is the master? Sexual tensions, old grudges, family secrets: all come to a head in this dark and gripping saga.

    Dead Lake

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    Yerzhan grows up in a remote part of Soviet Kazakhstan where atomic weapons are tested. As a young boy he falls in love with the neighbour's daughter and one evening, to impress her, he dives into a forbidden lake. The radioactive water changes Yerzhan. He will never grow into a man. While the girl he loves becomes a beautiful woman.

    Empress and the Cake

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    An elderly lady offers a young woman a piece of cake. She accepts. The lady resembles the Austrian Empress Elisabeth and lives with her servant in an apartment full of bizarre souvenirs. More invitations follow. Without realizing, the young woman has become the lady's accomplice. Does she realize she is losing control?

    Last Summer

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    A psychological thriller by the pioneering German writer Ricarda Huch. A novel of letters from the last century - but one with an astonishingly modern feel. Now for the first time in English.

    Maybe This Time

    £8.09 £8.99
    A man becomes obsessed with observing his neighbours. A large family gathers for Christmas only to wait for the one member who never turns up. An old woman lures a man into her house where he finds dolls resembling himself as a boy. Mesmerizing and haunting stories about loss of identity in the modern world.

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