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  • First Love
    First Love (English, Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction...

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  • Opposed Positions
    Opposed Positions (Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Isolated, restless and stuck, she decamps to America - a default recourse - this time to an attic room in Indianapolis, to attempt once again the definitive act of self-salvage. Some of these people want to be free - of themselves, of each other - and some have darker imperatives.

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  • Opposed Positions
    Opposed Positions (English, Hardback) Gwendoline Riley

    Isolated, restless and stuck, she decamps to America - a default recourse - this time to an attic room in Indianapolis, to attempt once again the definitive act of self-salvage. Some of these people want to be free - of themselves, of each other - and some have darker imperatives.

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  • Joshua Spassky
    Joshua Spassky (Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Joshua and Natalie share a vexed five-year history of sporadic encounters, explosive drunkenness and failed intercourse, spliced with sad intimations of true love. Natalie is attempting to start a new life in Manchester, but when Joshua calls unexpectedly and asks her to meet him in America she knows she has no choice but to go.

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  • Cold Water
    Cold Water (Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Carmel McKisco is wry, volatile and full of longing: a twenty-year-old girl working nights in a Manchester dive bar. eccentric individuals all somehow tethered to their past - not least Carmel herself, who is nurturing mordant fixations on both her lost love, Tony, and her washed-up adolescent hero: a singer from Macclesfield.

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  • Hard Rain
    Hard Rain (English, Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Ranging over 30 years of Bob Dylan recordings, films, and concerts, this updated edition includes a new epilogue that examines his 30th anniversary celebration and his 1998 Grammy Award comeback.

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  • Sick Notes
    Sick Notes (Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Returning to Manchester, her broken home, Esther moves back to the flat she used to share with her best friend Donna. Surrounded by empty gin bottles, with her past life safely taped up in stacked cardboard boxes, she proceeds to turn her back on a 'real world' that seems meaningless and absurd.

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  • Joshua Spassky
    Joshua Spassky (German, Hardback) Gwendoline Riley

    Nach ihren von Kritik und Lesern gefeierten Romanen COLD WATER und KRANKMELDUNGEN wechselt die britische Autorin Gwendoline Riley, "Manchesters Antwort auf Charles Bukowski" (THE GUARDIAN) und unverkennbare Stimme ihrer Generation, in ihrem neuen Roman den Schauplatz. Ihrem selbstironisch melancholischen Ton bleibt sie dabei treu. ...

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  • Cold Water
    Cold Water (German, Hardback) Gwendoline Riley

    Carmel McKisco, 20 Jahre alt, arbeitet als Barkeeperin in Manchester. Sie ist cool, schlagfertig, erlaubt sich keine festen Bindungen, schlägt keine Wurzeln - ihre Bücher verkauft sie, sobald sie gelesen sind. Und doch ist Carmel voller Sehnsucht. Sie träumt von Cornwall, von ihrem Ex-Freund Tony und von ihrem einstigen Idol, dem Rocksänger Steven. ...

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  • Joshua Spassky
    Joshua Spassky (Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Presents a story which explores the possibility of human connection, through the characters of American playright, Joshua, and English writer, Natalie, who try to reconcile themselves to all of life's bad endings and finally, wrest some meaning from their own mayfly existences.

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  • Cold Water
    Cold Water (Paperback) Gwendoline Riley

    Carmel McKisco, a 20-year-old girl working nights in a Manchester dive bar, cut off from her family, and from her ex, forms strange alliances with her customers and daydreams about escaping to Cornwall. She soon finds herself compelled to confront her romantic preoccupatons, for better or worse.

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