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  • Spies by Michael Frayn
    Spies (English, Paperback) Michael Frayn

    In the quiet cul-de-sac where Keith and Stephen live the only immediate signs of the Second World War are the blackout at night and a single random bombsite.

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  • The Cone-Gatherers by Robin Jenkins
    The Cone-Gatherers (English, Paperback) Robin Jenkins

    THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL NEVER RESTED: IN THE WORLD, AND IN EVERY HUMAN BEING, IT WENT ON

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  • An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
    An Artist of the Floating World (English, Paperback) Kazuo Ishiguro

    But as his memories continually return to the past - to a life and career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism - a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity. If you enjoyed An Artist of the Floating World, you might also like Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day, now available in Faber Modern Classics.

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  • A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro
    A Pale View of Hills (Paperback) Kazuo Ishiguro

    From the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go In his highly acclaimed debut, Kazuo Ishiguro tells the story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter.

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  • The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene
    The End Of The Affair (English, Paperback) Graham Greene

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MONICA ALIThe love affair between Maurice Bendrix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off.

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  • Hothouse Flower by Lucinda Riley
    Hothouse Flower (English, Paperback) Lucinda Riley

    As a child Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where her grandfather tended the exotic flowers. So when a family tragedy strikes, Julia returns to the tranquility of Wharton Park and its hothouse. Recently inherited by charismatic Kit Crawford, the estate is undergoing renovation.

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  • Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves by Rachel Malik
    Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves (Paperback) Rachel Malik

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2018**...

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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Claudia Hampton - beautiful, famous, independent, dying. But she remains defiant to the last, telling her nurses that she will write a 'history of the world ...and in the process, my own'. And it is her story from a childhood just after the First World War through the Second and beyond.

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  • The Silence of the Sea / Le Silence De La Mer by Lawrence D. Stokes
    The Silence of the Sea / Le Silence De La Mer (English, Paperback) Lawrence D. Stokes

    Introduces a Vercors' tale to a generation without personal experience of World War II who may not be able to read it in its original language. This book includes a historical and literary introduction, explanatory notes, a glossary of French terms and a bibliography.

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  • The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry
    The Temporary Gentleman (Paperback) Sebastian Barry

    A great beauty with a vivid mind, Mai was also an elusive and troubled soul, stuck in a marriage that couldn't last. The Temporary Gentleman is a powerful account of one man's attempt to come to terms with the savage realities of the past.

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  • Unknown Soldiers by Vaino Linna
    Unknown Soldiers (English, Paperback) Vaino Linna

    Follows the fates of a ramshackle troupe of machine-gunners in the Second World War, as they argue, joke, swear, cadge a loaf of bread or a cigarette, combat both boredom and horror in the swamps and pine forests - and discover that war will make or break them.

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  • Life And Fate (Vintage Classic Russians Series) by Vasily Grossman
    Life And Fate (Vintage Classic Russians Series) (Paperback) Vasily Grossman

    Life and Fate is an epic tale of a country told through the fate of a single family, the Shaposhnikovs. As the battle of Stalingrad looms, Grossman's characters must work out their destiniesin a world torn by ideological tyranny and war.

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  • The Kappillan of Malta by Nicholas Monsarrat
    The Kappillan of Malta (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    A classic novel set in the siege of Malta 1940-1942 from the bestselling author of The Cruel Sea

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  • Konflikt '47: Resurgence by Warlord Games
    Konflikt '47: Resurgence (English, Paperback) Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin

    A supplement for the Konflikt '47 Weird World War II wargames rules, presenting new rules, units and background.

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  • Shipyard Girls at War by Nancy Revell
    Shipyard Girls at War (English, Paperback) Nancy Revell

    THE SECOND SHIPYARD GIRLS NOVEL FROM SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, NANCY REVELL.Praise for The Shipyard Girls series:'the author is one to watch' Sun`A brilliant read' Take a Break`Well-drawn, believable characters combined with a storyline to keep you turning the pages' Woman

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  • Spy Story by Len Deighton
    Spy Story (Paperback) Len Deighton

    Computer games run in a classified war studies centre in London. Nuclear submarines prowl beneath Arctic ice. And war games go into real time. Patrick Armstrong - possibly the same reluctant hero of The Ipcress File - is sent to investigate.

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  • Estocada by Graham Hurley
    Estocada (English, Hardback) Graham Hurley

    1937. Fate will bring celebrated German fighter ace Dieter Merz and Scottish ex-marine turned intelligence operative Tam Moncrieff together. Can war be avoided? But how? The third in the Wars Within series.

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  • Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay
    Sarah's Key (English, Paperback) Tatiana De Rosnay

    The moving and compelling novel that is loved by book groups and inspired the movie starring Kirstin Scott Thomas.

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  • The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
    The Bronze Horseman (Paperback) Paullina Simons

    A magnificent epic of love, war and Russia from the international bestselling author of TULLY and ROAD TO PARADISE

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  • Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition by Joseph Heller
    Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition (English, Paperback) Joseph Heller

    His real problem is not the enemy - it is his own army which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. If Yossarian makes any attempts to excuse himself from the perilous missions then he is caught in Catch-22: if he flies he is crazy, and doesn't have to;

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