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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Paperback, 18/01/2001, £9.99
* 'A book of formidable creative intelligence, and real moral purpose' OBSERVER

Every Man for Himself

Paperback, 02/10/1997, £9.99
* *'Brilliant ... do not miss this novel' * DAILY TELEGRAPH * *'A moving, microcosmic portrait of an era's bitter end' THE TIMES

Some Kind of Black

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

Ginger Man

7, 06/03/1997, £8.99
Feckless, unwashed and charming, Trinity College law student Sebastian Balfe Dangerfield is an Irish-American with an English accent. Dreaming of dollars and ready women, he stumbles from public house to pawnbrokers, murmering delusive enticements in the ear of any girl who'll listen.

Queen of the Tambourine

7, 11/06/1992, £8.99
A wonderful bittersweet story about a misguided do-gooder.

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.

World My Wilderness

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99
Macaulay's most sophisticated novel explores the spiritual dilemmas of the postwar world. One of the most evocative novels of London immediately after the Second World War.

Crewe Train

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99
Crewe Train is a witty and thought-provoking satire on London life in the 1920s

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.

Boxer, Beetle

Paperback, 03/03/2011, £9.99
The wildly compelling, award-winning debut novel from the author of THE TELEPORTATION ACCIDENT.

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.

Last Friends

Paperback, 18/02/2014, £8.99
The witty and sparkling new novel from Jane Gardam, bestselling author of Old Filth.


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

Fortress of Spears

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £9.99
The Romans take the fight north from Hadrian's Wall - to the enemy's greatest stronghold.

My Soul to Take

Paperback, 29/04/2010, £8.99
'well-written, pacey and wonderfully atmospheric' - Guardian

Green Darkness

Paperback, 28/06/2007, £10.99
Tudor England brought to life in all its glory and bloodthirstiness, from the bestselling author of KATHERINE.

Little Face (Bk 1 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 24/08/2006, £8.99
It's every mother's nightmare... An extraordinary debut psychological suspense thriller from a hugely talented novelist.

Hurting Distance (Bk 2 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 23/08/2007, £8.99
Sophie Hannah's stunning second psychological thriller. Sometimes love must kill before it can die ...

One Day

Paperback, 04/02/2010, £8.99
ONE DAY is the multi-million copy bestselling novel that brilliantly captures the experiences of a generation.

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.

Other Half Lives (Bk 4 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 03/09/2009, £8.99
Why would anyone admit to the murder of someone who wasn't dead? The fourth psychological suspense novel from the phenomenal word-of-mouth bestselling Hannah.

Soldier's Return

Paperback, 28/12/2006, £9.99
A profoundly moving and evocative novel set in post-war Cumbria

Remember Me...

Paperback, 05/02/2009, £9.99
The story of a love affair that ends in tragedy - a classic theme given fresh and powerful new life by an author 'cementing his place among the aristocrats of English fiction' (Sunday Telegraph).

Room Swept White (Bk 5 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 19/08/2010, £8.99
Murder begins at home... The fifth suspense novel yet from critically acclaimed queen of psychological crime Sophie Hannah.

Lasting Damage (Bk 6 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 18/08/2011, £8.99
The sixth psychological suspense novel yet from bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah - unnervingly good.

Kind of Cruel (Bk 7 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 02/08/2012, £8.99
Some secrets are so dark you keep them even from yourself ... The brilliantly chilling seventh crime novel from the queen of psychological suspense.

Carrier (Bk 8 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £8.99
The eighth chilling novel from the queen of psychological suspense Sophie Hannah.

Telling Error (Bk 9 Culver Valley Crime)

Paperback, 28/08/2014, £8.99
Queen of psychological crime Sophie Hannah returns with a new literary mystery and a puzzle that's impossible to solve...

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.

Road Less Travelled

Paperback, 15/03/1990, £8.99
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process, which most of us attempt to avoid. Drawing on his own professional experience, the author, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships.


Paperback, 19/06/1997, £14.99
An anthology of the work of the most important and influential Indian writers of the last 50 years. This volume is published to coincide with the anniversary of India's independence.

In a Dark, Dark Wood

Paperback, 31/12/2015, £8.99
Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back. Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare's hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage - the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend, to put the past behind her. But something goes wrong. Very wrong.

Collected Stories

Paperback, 18/10/1990, £12.99
A collection by Pulitzer prize-winning novelist John Cheever that shows the power and range of one of the finest short story writers. It includes masterpieces such as "The Swimmer" and "Goodbye, My Brother" and date from the time of his honourable discharge from the Army at the end of the Second World War.

London Fields

7, 03/06/1999, £9.99
The narrator, Samson Young, enters the Black Cross, a thoroughly undesirable public house, and finds the main players of his drama assembled, just waiting to begin. It's a gift of a story from real life... all Samson has to do is to write it as it happens.

Handmaid's Tale

Paperback, 03/01/1998, £8.99
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.

Intruder in the Dust

Paperback, 08/08/1996, £9.99
An elderly, proud black farmer, Lucas Beauchamp, is wrongfully arrested for the murder of a white man. The lynch mob are baying for his blood. His sole hope lies with a young white boy, bent on repaying an old favour, who with the help of Lucas's cynical lawyer will work to find the truth and hatch a risky plot to prove his innocence.

I am Radar

Paperback, 24/03/2016, £8.99
In 1975, a black child is mysteriously born to white parents. His name is Radar Radmanovic. Radar grows up in suburban New Jersey, but his story rapidly becomes entangled with terrible events in Yugoslavia, Norway, Cambodia, the Congo, and beyond.

Death and Mr Pickwick

Paperback, 12/05/2016, £9.99
On 31 March 1836 the publishers Chapman and Hall launched the first issue of a new monthly periodical entitled The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. The fame of Mr Pickwick soon spread worldwide - making The Pickwick Papers the greatest literary phenomenon in history. This book traces its history detail.

Dark as My Heart

Paperback, 06/10/2016, £8.99
Aleksi lost his mother on a rainy October day when he was 13 years old. 20 years later, he is certain that he knows who's responsible. Everything points to millionaire Henrik Saarinen. The police don't agree. Aleksi has only one option: to get close to Henrik Saarinen and find out the truth about his mother's fate on his own.

Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

Paperback, 08/01/2015, £8.99
Armed only with a counterfeit 100-Euro note, Ajatashatru the fakir arrives in Paris. His mission? To acquire a splendid new bed of nails. His destination? IKEA. Once there he finds an obliging wardrobe in which to lay his head, only to discover on waking that he is locked in and headed for England in the back of a truck.

All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

Paperback, 12/03/2015, £8.99
Wisconsin, 1941. With all the men off to war, Fritzi and her sisters must learn men's work and the All-Girl Filling Station is born, complete with neat little caps, short skirts, and roller-skates. Their peace doesn't last long though: skilled women are needed to fly planes for the war effort...

Old Wives' Tale

Paperback, 07/08/2014, £10.99
You might find it hard to imagine that those ageing spinsters living quietly in small English towns ever led lives of passion or hardship, that they ever possessed beauty or romantic ideals. This title tells the story of two such old wives, sisters Constance and Sophia, from youth, through marriage, heartbreak, triumphs and disasters, to old age.

Lost Horizon

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £8.99
Flying out of India, a light aircraft is hi-jacked and flown into the high Tibetan Himalayas. The passengers on board anxiously await their fate, among them Conway, a talented British consul. But on landing they are unexpectedly conducted to a remote valley, a legendary paradise of peace and beauty, known as Shangri-La. Have they been kidnapped?

New Selected Stories

Paperback, 24/04/2014, £9.99
Spanning her last five collections and bringing together her finest work from the past fifteen years, this selection of Alice Munro's stories infuses everyday lives with a wealth of nuance and insight. It is written with emotion and empathy.

Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

Paperback, 11/09/2014, £9.99
A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, which becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live.

God bless you Mr Rosewater

Paperback, 17/09/1992, £8.99
Eliot Rosewater is tortured by a fabulous inheritance he feels he does not deserve, so he devotes himself to drink, and to a life serving the dull, the ugly, the irrelevant and the useless.

Hocus pocus

Paperback, 17/10/1991, £8.99
Eugene Debs Hartke, ex-Vietnam vet, ex-college professor, current inmate of Tarkington State Reformatory, awaits his trial and probable death from TB. How did he get there?

Breakfast of champions

Paperback, 21/05/1992, £9.99
In a frolic of cartoon and comic outbursts against rule and reason, a miraculous weaving of science fiction, memoir, parable, fairy tale and farce, Kurt Vonnegut attacks the whole spectrum of American society, releasing some of his best-loved literary creations on the scene.
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