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Time in Rome

Paperback, 06/03/2003, £9.99
Presenting an account of a time spent in Rome, the author describes its history, its architecture, its atmosphere, and the famous classical sites in the city.

Virginia Woolf

Paperback, 02/10/1997, £16.99
A biography of Virginia Woolf which moves freely between a detailed life-story and attempts to understand significant questions. She is presented as occupying a distinct and even uneasy position within the Bloomsbury Set, and also as a radically sceptical, subversive, courageous feminist.

Cutting It Short

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £7.99


Paperback, 22/06/2017, £8.99

Virginia Woolf

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £9.95
Weaving together the life and work of Virginia Woolf, this book serves as an introduction to both. Following the chronology of Woolfs life, it gives due prominence to her dazzlingly inventive essays, traces the contentious course of her afterlife and shows why, seventy years after her death.

Essays of Virginia Woolf: 1929 - 1932

Hardback, 15/01/2009, £35.00
Fiction was the core of Virginia Woolf's work. But she took her essay writing very seriously, spending a great deal of time on each essay and finding they provided a refreshing diversion from fiction. Her essays informed her fiction, and vice versa. This title shows her thinking about the possibility of poeticising the novel.

Ballad Tales: An Anthology of British Ballads Retold

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £9.99
An innovative collection of folk ballads re-told by professional storytellers. In association with the Society of Storytelling

Two Stories

Hardback, 22/06/2017, £8.99
Virginia Woolf was one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. With her husband, she started the Hogarth Press in 1917. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of 'Publication No 1', this edition takes the original text of Virginia's story, 'The Mark on the Wall' and pairs it with a new story, 'St Brides Bay', by Mark Haddon.

Imaginary Friends From Daemon Voices

Paperback, 27/07/2017, £2.50
An essay on stories and the childhood imagination, taken from Philip Pullman's forthcoming collection Daemon Voices. All the essays in the collection focus on storytelling. Warm, funny and entertaining, they discuss Philip's own stories, the craft of writing, other storytellers and the importance of stories in our culture.

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £9.99

On Heroes and Tombs

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £10.99

Mumbo Jumbo

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £9.99

Grapes of Wrath

Paperback, 03/07/2017, £8.99

East of Eden

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99


Paperback, 06/07/2017, £6.99

Cannery Row

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £7.99

Difficult Women

Paperback, 03/01/2017, £13.99
A collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection from award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay

Wuthering Heights

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £7.99
He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Catherine and Heathcliff's, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father. Catherine's brother Hindley's hatred and humiliation of Heathcliff leads to tragedy when Catherine marries another and Heathcliff returns wealthy to enact his revenge on who wronged him.

Leaving Las Vegas

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
A re-issue of John O'Brien's debut novel, a masterpiece of modern realism about the perils of addiction and love in a city of loneliness


Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
From the author of the lost masterpiece, Tony and Susan, comes a deeply intelligent and utterly thrilling novel about a kidnapped baby, a religious cult, and our collective need for gurus and gods, whether sacred or profane.

How to Stop Time

Hardback, 06/07/2017, £12.99
The life-affirming new novel from the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and The Humans

Jane Eyre

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £7.99
A pleasant existence as a governess is all she is supposed to hope for - but Jane desperately wants more. And an appointment at the gothic mansion of Thornfield offers her more than she could ever dream of - including a chance at real love. But when tragedy strikes, she will have to use all her bravery.

Telling Time

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
From the author of the lost masterpiece, Tony and Susan, comes a brilliant, cacophonous novel of families, failings and fatal flaws.

Under The Skin

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £9.99
One of Michel Faber's best-loved novels, this is an utterly compulsive and mysterious masterpiece

Stories of Eva Luna

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £8.99
The captivating collection of short fiction, beautifully repackaged for the first time on the Scribner list, from the internationally bestselling author of The Japanese Lover

Across the River and into the Trees

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
Richard Cantrell is an American colonel living in Venice just after the Second World War. The fighting has left him scarred and embittered, a middle-aged man with a heart condition. It seems that only the love of Renata, a nineteen-year-old countess can save him.

Islands in the Stream

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
Living a bacherlor's life on an island in the Gulf Stream during the thirties, Hudson's existence is dictated by the waves and tides. But when his sons come to visit, Hudson must grapple with the role of father and the unfamiliar demands of family. This book tells the story of Thomas Hudson, an artist and adventurer.

Jane Austen: Illustrated Quotations

Paperback, 23/06/2017, £9.99
`Here I am once more in this Scene of Dissipation and vice, and I begin to find already my Morals corrupted.' Drawing together fifty quotations from Jane Austen's letters and novels with vibrant illustrations which illuminate everyday aspects of life in the Georgian era, this beautifully produced volume is the perfect gift for Janeites everywhere.

Horse Walks into a Bar

Paperback, 16/06/2017, £8.99
Flaying alive both himself and the people watching him, Dovaleh G provokes both revulsion and empathy from an audience that doesn't know whether to laugh or cry - and all this in the presence of a former childhood friend who is trying to understand why he's been summoned to this performance.

Music Shop

Hardback, 13/07/2017, £14.99
1988. Frank owns a music shop. It is jam-packed with records of every speed, size and genre. Classical, jazz, punk - as long as it's vinyl he sells it. Day after day Frank finds his customers the music they need. Then into his life walks Ilse Brauchmann. Ilse asks Frank to teach her about music...

Red Pony

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £7.99

Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 831/4 Years Old

Paperback, 30/06/2017, £8.99
Meet Hendrik Groen. An octogenarian in a care home who has no intention of doing what he's told. To that end, he creates the Old-But-Not-Dead Club and with his fellow members sets about living his final years with careless abandon. Such anarchism infuriates the care home director but pleases Eefje, the woman who makes Hendrik's heart palpitate.

Mr Midshipman Hornblower

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £8.99

Don't Cry

Paperback, 20/07/2017, £8.99

Fraulein Else

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £9.99

Heavenly Table

Paperback, 20/07/2017, £8.99
Cane, Cob and Chimney Jewett are young Georgia sharecroppers held under the thumb of their God-fearing father, Pearl. When he dies unexpectedly, they set out on horseback for Canada, robbing and looting their way to wealth and infamy. But little goes to plan and soon they're pursued by the authorities...


Hardback, 20/07/2017, £20.00
Imagine a perfect world where everything is known, where everything is open, where there can be no doubt, no hatred, no poverty, no greed. Imagine a System which both nurtures and protects. A Community which nourishes and sustains. An infinite world. A world without God. A world without fear. Could you... might you be happy there?

Floating Theatre

Hardback, 15/06/2017, £12.99
In a nation divided by prejudice, everyone must take a side. When young seamstress May Bedloe is left alone and penniless on the shore of the Ohio, she finds work on the famous floating theatre that plies its trade along the river. But as May's secrets become harder to keep, she learns she must endanger those now dear to her.


Paperback, 15/06/2017, £7.99
. When lawyer Charlie Priest is attacked in his own home by a man searching for information he claims Priest has, he is drawn into a web of corruption that has its roots in the last desperate days of World War Two.

Dirt Road

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £8.99
From the Booker Prize-winning James Kelman, 'Dirt Road is about coming of age, grief and the folk music of the American deep south' Daily Telegraph

Birdcage Walk

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £8.99
It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily invested in Bristol's housing boom, and he has everything to loose...


Paperback, 03/08/2017, £8.99
Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other. It will boost his reputation. It will heal emotional wounds. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile.

How I Became a North Korean

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £8.99
Between North Korea and China, three young lives converge in the hope of a better future. Yongju is an accomplished student from a prominent but disgraced family; Jangmi has had to fend for herself since childhood, and now has her unborn child to protect; Danny is a Chinese-American teenager who yearns for the China of his childhood.

White City

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £7.99
An immediate bestseller upon publication in Sweden, The White City is an arresting and intimate novel of betrayal and empowerment from a bold, fearless writer.

All the Missing Girls

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £7.99
A nail-biting, breathtaking thriller about the disappearances of two young women - a decade apart - told in reverse. A brilliant debut from an amazing new voice in thriller writing.

Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £8.99
A magical adventure through Eastern Oregon, The Hawkline Monster confirms Richard Brautigan's place as one of the twentieth century's most exciting writers

So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £8.99
'Poetic, gently eccentric and deeply poignant' THE TIMES

That Was a Shiver, and Other Stories

Hardback, 03/08/2017, £14.99
Intimate new stories from the Booker Prize-winning James Kelman. He 'brings alive a human consciousness like no other writer can' ALAN WARNER


Paperback, 10/08/2017, £7.99
It's graduation day for sixteen-year-old Malencia Vale, and the entire Five Lakes Colony (the former Great Lakes) is celebrating.

Selection Day

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
A moving and beautifully observed novel, of adolescence, ambition and self-realization, of fathers and sons, set in contemporary Bombay, by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger and Last Man in Tower.
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