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  • Mr Mac and Me
    Mr Mac and Me (Paperback) Esther Freud

    Thomas Maggs, the son of the local publican, lives with his parents and sister in a village on the Suffolk coast in 1914. He is the youngest child, and the only son surviving. Life is quiet - shaped by the seasons, fishing and farming and the summer visitors....

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  • Lucky Break
    Lucky Break (Paperback) Esther Freud

    A captivating new novel about the world of acting from the acclaimed author of Hideous Kinky and Love Falls

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  • Hideous Kinky
    Hideous Kinky (Paperback) Esther Freud

    Two little girls are taken by their mother to Morocco on a 1960s pilgrimage of self-discovery. For Mum, it is not just an escape from the grinding conventions of English life but a quest for personal fulfilment; her children, however, seek something more solid and stable amidst the shifting desert sands.

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  • The Wild
    The Wild (Paperback) Esther Freud

    Nine-year-old Tess has never seen anything like The Wild. An old bakery, converted into a home, it has a fireplace big enough to sit in, a garden with a badminton net and another one for vegetables. And then there's William, its owner. Single father of three, he cooks homemade ravioli, cuts trees down with a chainsaw and plays the guitar.

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  • Summer at Gaglow
    Summer at Gaglow (Paperback) Esther Freud

    Summer, 1914. It is Emanuel's twenty-first birthday, and eleven-year-old Eva and her sisters are helping transform Gaglow for a glorious party. But their brother's arrival is overshadowed by the talk of war that comes with him from Hamburg, and when he is wrenched from the family to serve his country, Eva knows that nothing will be the same again.

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  • Love Falls
    Love Falls (English, Paperback) Esther Freud

    Invited to accompany her father on a summer trip to a Tuscan villa, seventeen-year-old Lara finds herself attracted to their nearest neighbors, the glamorous Willoughbys, the teenaged children of a British millionaire, especially the flirtatious Kip Willoughby.

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  • The Sea House
    The Sea House (English, Paperback) Esther Freud

    Fifty years after the death of an esteemed architect, a young woman researches his life and work, experiencing through a series of letters the relationship between the architect and the beloved wife from whom he was separated by his work numerous times throughout their marriage. By the author of Hideous Kinky. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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  • Große Besetzung
    Große Besetzung (German, Paperback) Esther Freud

    Toi, toi, toi: Nell, graue Maus mit wackeligem Selbstbewusstsein, hat es wirklich auf die Schauspielschule geschafft. Doch da fliegt sie auch schon wieder runter, Prädikat

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  • Love Falls
    Love Falls (Paperback) Esther Freud

    On a holiday with her father, Lara meets the Willoughby family, rife with illicit alliances and vendettas. The more embroiled Lara becomes with them, and with the beautiful Kip, the more consumed she is with doubt, curiosity and dread. And so begins her journey into self discovery and across the fine line between childhood and what lies beyond.

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  • Peerless Flats
    Peerless Flats (Paperback) Esther Freud

    Sixteen-year-old Lisa has high hopes for her first year in London. But she is squeezed into a flat with her bohemian mother and a little brother obsessed with foxes. Lisa trails through the city, dabbling with drugs and romance, and refusing to lose faith in her belief that something fantastic will happen to mark the rest of her life.

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  • Mr. Mac and Me
    Mr. Mac and Me (English, Hardback) Esther Freud

    "A compelling tale beautifully told, Mr. Mac and Me is as close to a perfect novel as anything I've read in a long time. I loved every page of it." --Ann Patchett

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  • Hideous Kinky
    Hideous Kinky (English, Paperback) Esther Freud

    The debut novel from the author of Summer at Gaglow, called "a near-seamless meshing of family feeling, history and imagination" by theNew York Times Book Review. Escaping gray London in 1972, a beautiful, determined mother takes her daughters, aged 5 and 7, to Morocco in search of adventure, a better life, and maybe love.Hideous Kinky follows two little English girls -- the five-year-old narrator...

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  • Lucky Break
    Lucky Break (English, Paperback) Esther Freud

    It is their first day at Drama Arts, and the nervous students huddled in a circle are told in no uncertain terms that here, unlike at any other drama school, they will be taught to Act. To Be. To exist in their own world on the stage. But outside is the real world-a pitiless, alluring place in which each of them in their most fervent dreams hopes to flourish and excel....

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  • Mr Mac and Me
    Mr Mac and Me (CD-Audio) Esther Freud

    It is 1914, and Thomas Maggs lives with his parents on the Suffolk coast. Life is quiet - shaped by the seasons. Then one day a mysterious Scotsman arrives, looking for all the world like Sherlock Holmes. Mac is what the locals call him as they whisper. But Mac isn't a detective, he's the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and together with his red haired artist wife, they soon become a source...

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  • Love Falls
    Love Falls (Hardback) Esther Freud

    Lara's father invites her to accompany him on a holiday to Italy. There, Lara is taken for dinner at the Willoughbys, and finds herself irresistibly drawn to the only son of the family - A boy with five older sisters, who seems, unbelievably, to be interested in her too. This book is written by the author of "Hideous Kinky".

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  • Innamoramenti (Italian, Paperback) Esther Freud

    Estate 1981. Ogni cosa pare sospesa. Mentre a Londra fervono i preparativi per il matrimonio di Carlo e Diana, la diciassettenne Lara attende trepidante che la vita abbia inizio. L'occasione

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  • The Wild
    The Wild (Paperback) Esther Freud

    This contemporary novel about childhood is an evocation of the collision of families and step-families, adult and childhood worlds. Tess is nine years old and wants her new family to work out, even though her brother Jake is not so sure.

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  • Mr Mac and Me
    Mr Mac and Me (English, Paperback) Esther Freud

    It is 1914, and Thomas Maggs, the son of the local publican, lives with his parents and sister in a village on the Suffolk coast. He is the youngest child, and the only son surviving. Life is quiet - shaped by the seasons, fishing and farming, the summer visitors, and the girls who come down from the Highlands every year to gut and pack the herring....

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  • Gaglow
    Gaglow (Paperback) Esther Freud

    This novel interweaves the story of Sarah, a pregnant, out-of-work actress, with that of her ancestors in Germany at the time of World War I. For it is only now, as long-since confiscated estate of Gaglow is about to be returned, that the generations can be brought together across the decades.

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