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Machines Like Me

Hardback, 18/04/2019, £18.99
Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever - a love triangle soon forms.

Cockroach

Paperback, 27/09/2019, £7.99
Kafka meets The Thick Of It in a bitingly funny new political satire from Ian McEwanThat morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a gigantic creature.

Science: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 01/10/2019, £3.50
`This is a history of intellectual courage, hard work, occasional inspiration and every conceivable form of human failing.A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis 'Great Ideas' series:Religion by Karen ArmstrongArt by Simon Schama

Nutshell

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home - a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse - but not with John. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb.

Daydreamer

Paperback, 01/10/1995, £7.99
Peter Fortune is a daydreamer. He's a quiet ten year old who can't help himself from dropping out of reality and into the amazing world of his vivid imagination. His daydreams are fantastic and fascinating - only in the bizarre and disturbing world of dreams can he swap bodies with the family cat and his baby cousin, Kenneth.

First Love Last Rites

7, 03/01/1998, £10.99
Offering stories of sex and loneliness, adolescence and incest, love and murder, and they linger in the mind long after they are finished, this edition includes a piece by the author on how he came to write First Love, Last Rites and archive material including manuscript pages, early publicity material and the cover of the first edition.

Child in Time

Paperback, 05/06/1997, £8.99
On a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children's books, turns his back momentarily. When he looks around again, his child is gone. In a single moment, everything is changed. The kidnapping has a devastating effect on Stephen's life and marriage.

Ian McEwan's Enduring Love

Paperback, 20/12/2006, £18.99
Explores the intricacies of Ian McEwan's haunting novel, aiming to provide a guide to the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds it.

Sweet Tooth

Paperback, 09/05/2013, £9.99
The year is 1972, the Cold War is far from over and Serena Frome, in her final year at Cambridge, is being groomed for MI5. Sent on Operation Sweet Tooth - a highly secret undercover mission - she meets Tom Haley, a young writer. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life?

Solar

Paperback, 03/03/2011, £8.99
Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. A compulsive womaniser, Beard finds his fifth marriage floundering. But this time it is different: his wife is having the affair, and he is still in love with her.

Black Dogs

Paperback, 03/09/1998, £8.99
In 1946, a young couple set off on their honeymoon. Fired by their ideals and passion for one another, they plan an idyllic holiday, only to encounter an experience of darkness so terrifying it alters their lives for ever.