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Machines Like Me

Hardback, 18/04/2019, £18.99
£12.99
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.

Nutshell

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Innocent

Paperback, 29/08/1998, £7.99
£7.19
Into a Berlin wrenched between East and West, comes twenty-five-year-old Leonard Marnham, assigned to a British-American surveillance team. Though only a pawn in an international plot, Leonard uses his secret work to escape the bonds of his ordinary life.

Ian McEwan the essential guide

7, 05/09/2002, £7.99
£7.19
A guide to the works of Ian McEwan. It offers an in-depth interview with Ian McEwan, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. It deals with McEwan's themes, genre and narrative technique, and provides a source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.

Daydreamer

Paperback, 01/10/1995, £4.99
£4.49
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, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Comfort of Strangers

7, 03/01/1998, £7.99
£7.19
Colin and Mary are a couple whose intimacy knows no bounds. Away on a holiday together in a nameless city, they get lost one evening in a labyrinth of streets and canals. They happen upon Robert, a stranger with a dark history, who takes them to a bar and ushers them down into a subterranean land of violence and obsession.

Child in Time

Paperback, 05/06/1997, £8.99
£8.09
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, £14.99
£13.49
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.

Ian McEwan

7, 29/08/1994, £10.99
£9.89
Providing an introduction to the whole range of Ian McEwan's work, examining his novels, short stories and screenplays, this title draws on McEwan's obsessions with childhood and the body, with regression and abjection, showing how these are deployed to raise disturbing political questions about gender, power, pleasure and narrative.

Sweet Tooth

Paperback, 09/05/2013, £7.99
£7.19
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?

Nutshell

£16.99
£15.29