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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Complete Robot (English, Paperback) Isaac Asimov

    The complete collection of Isaac Asimov's classic Robot stories.

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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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  • Always Happy Hour (English, Hardback) Mary Miller

    "I adore Mary Miller's stories and you will too. Read this book and then read her others. Like, now." -Tom Franklin, author of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

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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 Alchemist (English, Paperback) Paulo Coelho

    A global phenomenon, The Alchemist has been read and loved by over 62 million readers, topping bestseller lists in 74 countries worldwide. Now this magical fable is beautifully repackaged in an edition that lovers of Paulo Coelho will want to treasure forever.

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  • Books of Blood Omnibus 2: Volumes 4-6 (Paperback) Clive Barker

    A collection from the master of horror ... trust nothing except your fear...

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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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  • 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 Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (Paperback) Angela Carter

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HELEN SIMPSON From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.

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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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  • The Man Who Walked Through Walls (English, Paperback) Marcel Ayme

    The excellent Monsieur Dutilleul has always been able to pass through walls, but has never seen the point of using his gift, given the general availability of doors. One day, however, his tyrannical boss drives him to desperate, creative measures — he develops a taste for intramural travel and becomes something of a super-villain. How will the unassuming clerk adjust to a glamorous life of...

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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...

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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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  • The Ladies of Grace Adieu (Paperback) Susanna Clarke

    Contains stories from the world of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell and is illustrated by Charles Vess. This book includes the characters of a conceited Regency clergyman, an eighteenth-century Jewish doctor and Mary, Queen of Scots, as well as two characters from "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: Strange himself and the Raven King".

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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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  • Ashenden (Paperback) W. Somerset Maugham

    When war broke out in 1914, Somerset Maugham was dispatched by the British Secret Service to Switzerland under the guise of completing a play. This title collects stories that are rooted in author's own experiences as an agent, reflecting the ruthlessness and brutality of espionage, its intrigue and treachery, as well as its absurdity.

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