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  • Lunatics, Lovers and Poets
    Lunatics, Lovers and Poets (Multiple languages, Paperback) Yuri Herrera, Valeria Luiselli

    To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes, six Hispanic and six English-language authors have each contributed a previously unpublished story in tribute to these giants of world literature. With Ben Okri, Deborah Levy, Kamila Shamsie, Yuri Herrera, Valeria Luiselli and others, introduced by Salman Rushdie.

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  • The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
    The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Daniel Hahn

    This Companion is the first place to look for information on authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved in children's literature, and on the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, it is a reference work that no-one interested in the world of children's books should be without

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  • Quest
    Quest (English, Paperback) Daniel Hahn

    A Hay Festival and Aarhus European Capital of Culture Project. Aarhus 39 is a collection of the best emerging writers for young people from across wider Europe.

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  • A Poison Apple
    A Poison Apple (Hardback) Michel Laub

    *Selected as one of the Best Books 2017 in the Financial Times*'One of Brazil's finest authors offers a meditation on betrayal, guilt, survival and the many ways in which personal and collective histories collide' - Angel Gurria-QuintanaIs it better to burn out than to fade away?

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  • Odyssey
    Odyssey (English, Paperback) Daniel Hahn

    A Hay Festival and Aarhus European Capital of Culture Project. Aarhus 39 is a collection of the best emerging writers for young people from across wider Europe.

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  • You Can't Be Too Careful!
    You Can't Be Too Careful! (English, Hardback) Roger Mello

    The White Rose is guarded closely by the gardener, who once caught a cold walking barefoot trying to find his shoes, which had been hidden by a cat, which was a gift from his younger brother, who was married to Dalva, who had inherited the cat from her uncle, who died of a broken heart awaiting a love letter that never arrived... Eventually, we see how one tiny action can have marvelous...

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  • The Ultimate Book Guide
    The Ultimate Book Guide (Paperback) Daniel Hahn

    With this book, 8-12 year-olds should never again cry, 'What will I read next? This is an up-to-date guide to the best children's books around - from classics to titles published at the end of 2003."

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  • The Book of Chameleons
    The Book of Chameleons (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    An Angolan house gecko relates the exploits of an unusual businessman who sells manufactured new pasts to unhappy clients seeking to improve their future prospects by breaking free of painful memories, a practice that is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a mysterious foreigner. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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  • The Investigation
    The Investigation (English, Paperback) Philippe Claudel

    The Investigator is despatched to a provincial town to investigate a disturbing spate of suicides among the employees of The Firm. But what should be a routine investigation descends into a nightmarish journey into the unknown.

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  • The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
    The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (English, Hardback) Daniel Hahn

    This Companion is the first place to look for information on authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved in children's literature, and on the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, it is a reference work that no-one interested in the world of children's books should be without

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  • The Polish Boxer
    The Polish Boxer (English, Paperback) Eduardo Halfon

    The Polish Boxer is the sparkling English debut from one of Latin America's most exciting new voices. Blurring the boundary between fiction and memoir, the tales within all reach for the beautiful and fleeting, whether through humour, music, poetry, or unspoken words.

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  • Nowhere People
    Nowhere People (English, Paperback) Paulo Scott

    Driving home, Paulo passes an indigenous girl at the side of the road. Paulo gives her a lift to her family's camp. From cocaine-fuelled rich kids and the Guarani Indians camped along Brazil's highways to a squatter's life in London, Nowhere People is a raw and passionate classic in the making, about our need for human connections and a home.

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  • Passageways
    Passageways (English, Paperback) Camille T. Dungy

    In the newest book in the groundbreaking Two Lines: World Writing in Translation series, a grandmother returns from the dead without bothering with an explanation, a rooster reflects on his long marriage to a chicken, and a loving son helps his father with his bra. With these stories, and dozens more rollicking poems and fiction pieces, Passageways presents a full range of fresh international literature never before seen in America. It includes international powerhouses such as Quim Monzo, Elvira Navarro, Yves Bonnefoy, and Naja Marie Aidt. To highlight the work of the translators who bring this work into English, Passageways includes short introductory essays from Lydia Davis, Peter Bush, Forest Gander, Valzhyna Mort, and Margaret Jull Costa. Passageways concludes with a special set of a dozen new poems and stories from Brazil. These diverse, inspiring works highlight the breadth of breathtaking writing coming out of the South American giant's literary scene.

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  • Arthur and the Earthworms
    Arthur and the Earthworms (Paperback) Johanne Mercier, Clare Elsom

    A great little series for newly independent readers. Short and simple, yet engaging and fun, this is a perfect series for children to try to attempt on their own. The illustrations help break the text and help set the humorous atmosphere. Arthur is a loveable and quirky character who will appeal to both boys and girls - LIBRARY MICE

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  • The Book of Rio
    The Book of Rio (English, Paperback) Marcelo Moutinho, Elvira Vigna Lehmann

    This diverse, literary patchwork of Rio de Janeiro contains 10 short stories set in varied quarters of the city drawing on its inhabitants' experiences of recent historical and cultural changes. From Copacabana's thriving LGBT scene in the 1960s where the military dictatorship simultaneously terrorizes and represses politically-minded citizens, to the exhausted labourers constructing the...

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  • Arthur and the Ice Rink
    Arthur and the Ice Rink (Paperback) Johanne Mercier

    This year it was even colder and icier that normal. Grandpa told me about the time he won a medal in the Great Crossing of the Lake. Then we an idea. But ice-skating was harder than it looked.

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  • Arthur and the Guard Dog
    Arthur and the Guard Dog (Paperback) Johanne Mercier

    "I'm Arthur and I'm seven, and the other day, Grandpa and I found a dog: a great big, hairy, grey and white dog..." With bold, lovable characters and stories to enchant, all brought to life by Clare Elsom's quirky illustrations, the witty, wonderful adventures of Arthur and his merry menage look set to run and run -- Lancashire Evening Post

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  • Arthur and the Mystery of the Egg
    Arthur and the Mystery of the Egg (Paperback) Johanne Mercier, Clare Elsom

    I'm Arthur and the other day, I found an egg. I was so happy, because it isn't every day you find an egg. And when I ran back to show it to my family, we finally had the chance to get to the bottom of the greatest mystery of all time. Which came first, the chicken or the egg? "A great little series for newly independent readers" LIBRARY MICE

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  • Victus
    Victus (English, Hardback) Albert Sanchez Pinol, Daniel Hahn

    Translation of: Victus: Barcelona 1714.

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  • The Ultimate Book Guide
    The Ultimate Book Guide (Paperback) Anne Fine

    With this book, 8-12 year-olds should never again cry, 'What will I read next?' This is an up-to-date guide to the best children's books around - from classics to newly released titles.

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