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Finnegans Wake

Paperback, 14/06/2012, £12.99
One of the greatest artistic works of the twentieth century, Finnegans Wake is both an outrageous epic and a wildly inventive comedy that rewards its readers with never-ending layers of meaning. This edition helps readers get past its reputation for difficulty in order to enjoy its astonishing originality and imaginative achievement.

Man Who Disappeared

Paperback, 12/04/2012, £8.99
Young immigrant Karl Rossmann has a series of adventures in a vision of an ultra-modern America that is both fantasy and social satire. Full of incident, and blackly humorous, Kafka's first novel is newly translated by Ritchie Robertson in an edition that includes a full introduction and notes.

Sorrows of Young Werther

Paperback, 10/05/2012, £7.99
Drawing on his own unhappy experiences, Goethe's account of Werther's passionate love for Lotte, who is promised to another, is one of the first great Romantic tragic novels. David Constantine's new translation captures the novel's lyric intensity, and is accompanied by an introduction and notes that illuminate Goethe's achievement.

Good Soldier

7, 06/09/2012, £7.99
A masterpiece of early Modernism, The Good Soldier tells the story of the unfolding relationships between two couples in the words of an archetypal 'unreliable narrator'. Its portrayal of the destruction of a civilized elite is a work of unforgettable power and literary skill, here accompanied by Ford's important essay 'On Impressionism'.

Jane Austen's Letters (Collected)

Hardback, 20/10/2011, £25.00
The fourth edition of Jane Austen's Letters incorporates the findings of new scholarship to enrich our understanding of Austen and give us the fullest view yet of her life and family. The biographical and topographical indexes have been updated, a new subject index has been created, and the contents of the notes added to the general index.

Lady Audley's Secret

Paperback, 12/01/2012, £9.99
When beautiful Lucy Graham becomes Lady Audley, her future looks secure. But her past is shrouded in mystery, and the disappearance of a young man sparks an investigation that will reveal her dark secret... This new edition explores the novel in the context of nineteenth-century sensation fiction and the lively debates it provoked.

Light Years

Paperback, 05/11/1993, £8.99
The first volume in the magnificent Cazalet Chronicles, recently adapted for BBC Radio 4

Buddha in the Attic

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £7.99
Between the first and second world wars a group of young, non-English-speaking Japanese women travelled by boat to America. They were picture brides, clutching photos of husbands-to-be whom they had yet to meet.

Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth

Paperback, 01/04/1992, £9.99
A new B-format edition of JRR Tolkien's legacy of short stories which inhabit the realm of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.


Paperback, 03/03/2011, £8.99
Features Oliver Tate, 15. Convinced that his father is depressed ("Depression comes in bouts. Like boxing. Dad is in the blue corner") and his mother is having an affair with her capoeira teacher, "a hippy-looking twonk", he embarks on a misguided campaign to bring the family back together.

About A Boy

Paperback, 27/05/2010, £8.99
At thirty-six, he's as hip as a teenager. He's single, child-free, goes to the right clubs and knows which trainers to wear. He's also found a way to score with women: attend single parents' groups of available mothers, hoping to meet a Nice Guy. Which is how Will meets Marcus, the oldest twelve-year-old on the planet.

Two Pints

Hardback, 01/11/2012, £9.99
Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss. They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids' pets, their football teams and - this being Ireland in 2011-12 - about the euro, the crash, the presidential election, the Queen's visit.


Hardback, 01/11/2012, £20.00
Refusing to be tied down to either fiction or the essay form, this title is narrated by a character who is haunted - literally - by a former lover, the writer of a series of lectures about art and literature. It explores form, style, life, love, death, mortality, immortality and what art and writing can mean.

Mr Loverman

Paperback, 29/08/2013, £8.99
French Barrington Jedidiah Walker is seventy-four and leads a double life. Born and bred in Antigua, he's lived in Hackney since the sixties. Barrington is a husband, father and grandfather - but he is also secretly homosexual, lovers with his great childhood friend, Morris.


Paperback, 02/07/2015, £6.99

Sherlock Holmes Book

Hardback, 01/10/2015, £17.99
Chronicles every case of the world's greatest detective and his assistant Dr Watson. This book explores every facet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most memorable creation. It offers all you want to know about the sleuth and his stories.

Bodies Left Behind

Paperback, 29/10/2009, £8.99
An isolated house in the woods, dead bodies on the floor, a chase through the woods: a tense standalone thriller from the master of the twist.

Mr. Rosenblum's List

Paperback, 08/07/2010, £8.99
A charming novel about an irrepressible man, his long-suffering wife and a Very English dream.

Teleportation Accident

Paperback, 11/04/2013, £9.99
From the award-winning Ned Beauman, an 'unquestionably brilliant' (TLS) novel that establishes him as one of the exciting and influential voices in modern British fiction.


Paperback, 03/01/2013, £9.99
Iain Banks at his very best - his funniest, grittiest and most exciting novel yet.

Point Of Rescue

Paperback, 07/08/2008, £8.99
The phenomenal word of mouth bestselling author Sophie Hannah explores the various sides of motherhood in her third stunning psychological suspense novel.

Under The Dome

Paperback, 08/07/2010, £10.99
The second season of the television adaptation of UNDER THE DOME will receive its UK premiere on Channel 5 on Monday, August 25th. In one of Stephen King's most riveting novels, in which every chapter ends on a cliffhanger. a Maine town and its inhabitants are isolated from the world by an invisible, impenetrable dome.


Paperback, 01/07/2010, £8.99
* The long-awaited and stunning new novel from the unrivalled Iain Banks - a high-definition, hyper-real apocalyptic fable for our times

Double Comfort Safari Club

Paperback, 28/01/2011, £8.99
* Mma Ramotswe's wonderful eleventh novel

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Paperback, 23/04/2013, £12.99
A new roundup of personal essays from the No. 1 bestselling writer Time named America's Favourite Humorist

Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £8.99
Mma Ramotswe's twelfth adventure

Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Paperback, 14/03/2013, £8.99
Everyone's favourite detective, The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection is Mma Ramotswe's thirteenth adventure

Wasp Factory

Paperback, 04/04/2013, £7.99
Frank, no ordinary 16-year-old, lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village. His elder brother Eric is confined to a psychiatric hospital. When news comes of Eric's escape, Frank has to prepare the ground for his brother's inevitable return.

Infinite Jest

Paperback, 04/04/2013, £11.99
Somewhere in the future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy of Infinite Jest, a movie said to be so dangerously entertaining its viewers become entranced and expire in a state of catatonic bliss.

Some Kind of Black

Paperback, 21/08/1997, £10.99
*The re-issued, re-jacketed paperback of the award-winning debut novel.

Farming of Bones

Paperback, 06/04/2000, £11.99
* Simultaneously haunting and horrific, this is an outstanding novel from a young writer of exceptional ability


Paperback, 05/01/2012, £9.99
The enthralling new novel from the award-winning author of Kraken and The City & The City


Paperback, 01/04/2011, £9.99
In this incisive collection of stories, Bret Easton Ellis returns to the moral badlands of 1980s Los Angeles.

Lunar Park

Paperback, 01/04/2011, £9.99
The author of American Psycho rips into his most frightening subject yet: himself.

Rules of Attraction

Paperback, 01/04/2011, £9.99
A startlingly funny, kaleidoscopic novel about three students with no plans for the future -- or even the present -- who become entangled in a curious romantic triangle.


Hardback, 08/10/1999, £20.00
One of the lost classics of the 1960s -- and a legendary experiment in form -- is here reissued for the first time in thirty years

Imperial Bedrooms

Paperback, 01/04/2011, £8.99
His tautest, most compulsively readable work since American Psycho. A sequel to Less Than Zero, it imagines what became of that book's group of over-privileged, dead-eyed kids as forty-year-olds' Hari Kunzru, Observer

Secret Keeper

Paperback, 09/05/2013, £8.99
The spellbinding new novel from the international bestselling author of The House at Riverton, The Forgotten Garden and The Distant Hours

Wings Of The Sphinx

Paperback, 03/06/2011, £8.99
The latest Sicilian investigation featuring the inimitable Inspector Montalbano


Paperback, 07/01/2011, £8.99
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010

Running Dog

Paperback, 04/03/2011, £8.99
A wild chase for Nazi pornography forms the basis of this gritty thriller; a damning critique of our compulsive desire for acquisition.

Family Fang

Paperback, 05/01/2012, £8.99
Caleb and Camille Fang have dedicated their lives to making great art. But for their children, Annie and Buster, who have been unwillingly involved in their parents' crazy performances for as long as they can remember, their art is an embarrassment. As soon as the children grow up they flee home, desperate to escape chaos of their parents' world.

House of Rumour

Hardback, 05/07/2012, £17.99
From the author of the cult hit The Long Firm, a mind-bending, thrilling journey into 20th-century history and outer space.

Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Paperback, 02/01/2013, £8.99
When Harold Fry nips out one morning to post a letter, leaving his wife hoovering upstairs, he has no idea that he is about to walk from one end of the country to the other. He has no hiking boots or map, let alone a compass, waterproof or mobile phone. All he knows is that he must keep walking. To save someone else's life.

In Zodiac Light

Paperback, 16/07/2009, £12.99
Ex-soldier, poet and composer Ivor Gurney, suffering from increasingly frequent and deepening bouts of paranoid schizophrenia, is transferred to the City of London Mental Hospital, Dartford. Neglected by the military and by his own family, Gurney begins a descent into the madness and oblivion which he believes has long been waiting to claim him.


Paperback, 05/07/2012, £8.99
September 1919: Twenty-years-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a clutch of letters to Marian Bancroft. The letters, however, are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He holds a secret deep within him.



Cambridge Companion to Daniel Defoe

Paperback, 15/01/2009, £23.99
A survey of Defoe's career and writings aimed at students, with readings of his major works.

Fatal Frost

Paperback, 08/11/2012, £8.99
May, 1982. While the force is busy dealing with a spate of local burglaries, the body of fifteen-year-old Samantha Ellis is discovered next to the railway track. Then a fifteen-year-old boy is found dead on Denton's golf course, his organs removed. Detective Sergeant Jack Frost is sent to investigate - a welcome distraction from troubles at home.

Rome: The Coming Of The King

Paperback, 24/05/2012, £9.99
Sebastos Pantera, known to his many enemies as the Leopard, is the spy the Emperor Nero uses only for the most challenging and important of missions. Hunting alone, trusting no-one, he must find the most dangerous man in Rome's empire and bring him to bloody justice. But his prey is cunning, subtle and ruthless.
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