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    Blackout (Paperback) Ragnar Jonasson

    As the 24-hour Arctic summer is transformed into darkness by a volcanic eruption, Ari Thor must find a killer before someone else dies... NEXT in the international, bestselling Dark Iceland series

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    The Society of the Crossed Keys (Paperback) Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson

    'I had never heard of Zweig until six or seven years ago, as allthe books began to come back into print, and I more or less by chance bought a copy of Beware of Pity. I immediately lovedthis book, his one, big, great novel-and suddenly there weredozens more in front of me waiting to read.' Wes Anderson The Society of the Crossed Keys contains Wes Anderson's selections from the writings of the...

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    Signs Preceding the End of the World (English, Paperback) Yuri Herrera

    Makina knows how to survive in a macho world. Leaving her native Mexico in search of her brother, she's smuggled into the USA bearing two secret messages - one from her mother and one from the Mexican underworld. In this grippingly original novel Herrera explores the actual and psychological crossings and translations people make.

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    The Outsider (English, Paperback) Albert Camus

    Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on a sun-drenched beach near Algiers, his lack of remorse compounds his guilt in the eyes of society and the law. Yet he is as much a victim as a criminal.

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    A Country Doctor's Notebook (Paperback) Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

    With the ink still wet on his diploma, the twenty-five-year-old Dr Mikhail Bulgakov was flung into the depths of rural Russia in 1916-17. This book show how his alter-ego copes (or fails to cope) with the new and often appalling responsibilities of a lone doctor in a vast country practice - on the eve of the Revolution.

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    Iraq+100 (English, Paperback) Hassan Blasim, Anoud

    Iraq + 100 poses a question to contemporary Iraqi writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2103 exactly 100 years after the disastrous American and British-led invasion of Iraq? How might that war reach across a century of repair and rebirth, and affect the state of the country its politics, its religion, its language, its culture and how might Iraq have finally escaped its chaos,...

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    The Door (Paperback) Magda Szabo

    A young writer, struggling for success, employs an elderly woman called Emerence to be her housekeeper. From their first encounter it is clear that Emerence is no ordinary maid. This work evokes the development of the bond between these two very different women, and the tragic ending to their relationship.

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    The Storyteller (English, Paperback) Walter Benjamin

    A beautiful collection of the legendary thinker's short stories

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    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Welsh) (Welsh, Hardback) J. K. Rowling

    Broliai Mr a Mrs Dursley, rhif pedwar Privet Drive The first words of J.K. Rowling's timeless classic are familiar to readers the world over as 'Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive ...' Learners and lovers of the Welsh language will delight in Emily Huws's sparkling Welsh language translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which perfectly captures the wit and invention...

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    Justine, or the Misfortunes of Virtue (English, Paperback) Marquis de Sade

    Justine's attachment to virtue attracts nothing but misfortune, and she is subjected to an unending catalogue of sexual abuse. Sade's best-known novel, it overturns all religious, moral, and political norms, and still has the power to shock. This new translation of the 1791version is the first for over 40 years, and the first critical edition.

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    Paris Street Tales (English, Paperback) Helen Constantine

    Paris Street Tales contains eighteen newly translated stories related to particular streets in Paris, and one newly written tale, accompanied by evocative illustrations throughout. These stories range from the nineteenth century to the present day, and offer a vivid picture of Paris streets in a variety of literary styles and tones.

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    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (English, Paperback) Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Collects the Grimm brothers' "Children's and Household Tales," a group of stories that include such famous tales as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella."

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    Transmigration of Bodies (Multiple languages, Paperback) Yuri Herrera

    'The things people inscribe on tombstones, even if only with their breath - erasing those things is what the Redeemer's there for.'

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    Where Roses Never Die (English, Paperback) Gunnar Staalesen

    PI Varg Veum returns to solve the cold case of a child abducted from a middle-class village; newest novel by Gunnar Staalesen, the 'Norwegian Chandler'

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    Chess (Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    A group of passengers on a cruise ship challenge the world chess champion to a match. At first, they crumble, until they are helped by whispered advice from a stranger in the crowd - a man who will risk everything to win.

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    The Evenings (English, Hardback) Gerard Reve

    First published in Dutch as De Avonden in 1947.

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    The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman (English, Paperback) Denis Theriault

    As an escape from the mundanity of his life, a postal carrier secretly reads the contents of other people's mail and becomes swept up in the relationship of a couple who communicates via poetry.

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    Odessa Stories (English, Paperback) Isaac Babel

    'Everyone makes mistakes, even God.'In the original Odessa Stories collection published in 1931, Babel describes the life of the fictional Jewish mob boss Benya Krik - one of the great anti-heroes of Russian literature - and his gang in the ghetto of Moldavanka, around the time of the October Revolution. Praised by Maxim Gorky and considered one of the great masterpieces of twentieth-century...

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    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (English, Hardback) Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Collects the Grimm brothers' "Children's and Household Tales," a group of stories that include such famous tales as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella."

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    Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    The less I felt in myself, the more strongly I was drawn to those places where the whirligig of life spins most rapidly.So begins an extraordinary day in the life of Mrs C - recently bereaved and searching for excitement and meaning. Drawn to the bright lights of a casino, and the passion of a desperate stranger, she discovers a purpose once again but at what cost?In this vivid and moving tale of...

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