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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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    Pond (Paperback) Claire-Louise Bennett

    Feverish and forthright, Pond is an absorbing chronicle of the pitfalls and pleasures of a solitudinous life told by an unnamed woman living on the cusp of a coastal town. Claire-Louise Bennett's startlingly original debut collection slips effortlessly between worlds and is by turns darkly funny and deeply moving.

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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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    The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (English, Leather / fine binding) Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe was one of the earliest pioneers of the short story and perfected the tale of psychological horror. This title collects Poe's fiction and poetry, including "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Raven", "Annabel Lee", and the novel "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket".

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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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    The Accusation (English, Hardback) Bandi

    The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye-opening work of fiction that paints a powerful portrait of life under the North Korean regime. Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il’s leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships. The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide...

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    The Death Factory (English, Paperback) Greg Iles

    Death is the end, and if a man doesn't speak before it silences him, then his deepest secrets go with him.From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes an e-original novella featuring former prosecutor Penn Cage, a story of family secrets and justice denied, plus an excerpt from his new novel,Natchez Burning.When a heart attack sends Penn's father, Tom Cage, to the ER, Tom begs that...

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    Stories of Your Life and Others (Paperback) Ted Chiang

    A short story collection by the multiple-award-winning SF author Ted Chiang.

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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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    Stories of Your Life and Others (English, Paperback) Ted Chiang

    Soon to be a major motion picture starring Amy Adams.Combining the precision and scientific curiosity of Kim Stanley Robinson with Lorrie Moore's cool, clear love of language and narrative intricacy, this award-winning collection offers readers the dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar.Stories of Your Life and Others presents characters who must confront...

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    Attrib and Other Stories (Paperback) Eley Williams

    With affectionate, irreverent and playful prose, the inability to communicate exactly what we mean dominates this bold new collection from one of Britain's unique and most original new writers.

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    Rogues (English, Paperback) George R. R. Martin

    This thrilling collection of twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. George Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale. Also featuring stories from Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, and more!

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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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    Flappers and Philosophers: The Collected Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald (English, Hardback) F. Scott Fitzgerald

    A collection of stories such as: "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz", a fairy tale of unlimited wealth; the sad and hilarious stories of Hollywood hack Pat Hobby; and, "The Lost Decade".

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    Some Will Not Sleep (Paperback) Adam Nevill $17.85
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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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    1917 (English, Paperback) Boris Dralyuk

    1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a collection of literary responses to one of the most cataclysmic events in modern world history, which exposes the immense conflictedness and doubt, conviction and hope, pessimism and optimism which political events provoked among contemporary writers - sometimes at the same time, even in the same person. This dazzling panorama of thought,...

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