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  • Kiss Kiss by Roald Dahl
    Kiss Kiss (English, Paperback) Roald Dahl

    What could go wrong when a wife pawns the mink coat that her lover gave her as a parting gift? What happens when a priceless piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain? Can a wronged woman take revenge on her dead husband? This title deals with these questions.

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  • The Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem
    The Cyberiad (English, Paperback) Stanislaw Lem

    'Most cosmic civilizations long for things, in the depths of their souls, they would never openly admit to...' Trurl and Klapaucius are 'constructors' - they travel around the universe creating machines of astonishing inventiveness and power and visiting a bewildering variety of violent, peculiar and morose civilizations.

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  • A World of Difference by Lynda Prescott
    A World of Difference (English, Paperback) Lynda Prescott

    An international selection of 15 short stories by distinguished modern writers including Peter Carey, Zadie Smith and Bernard Malamud. Featuring the theme of 'difference', each story has something to say about cultural encounters, often arising from experiences of migration or uprooting. With biographic and photographic portraits.

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  • Books Of Blood Omnibus 2 by Clive Barker
    Books Of Blood Omnibus 2 (English, Paperback) Clive Barker

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

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  • The Complete Short Stories by Roald Dahl
    The Complete Short Stories (English, Paperback) Roald Dahl

    Collects adult short stories, in which the author begins by using his experiences in the war to write fiction. In 27 stories, written between 1944 and 1953, this title includes tales such as 'Man from the South'; 'Lamb to the Slaughter'; and 'The Sound Machine'.

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

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

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  • A Small Fiction by James Miller
    A Small Fiction (English, Hardback) James Miller

    An illustrated collection of 150 tiny stories, each told in 140 characters or less

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  • Babette's Feast and Other Stories by Isak Dinesen
    Babette's Feast and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Isak Dinesen, Karen Blixen

    These five rich, witty and magical stories from the author of Out of Africa include one of her most well known tales, `Babette's Feast', which was made into the classic film. It tells the story of a French cook working in a puritanical Norwegian community, who treats her employers to the decadent feast of a lifetime. There is also a real-life Prospero and his Ariel in `Tempests', a mysterious...

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  • Flappers and Philosophers: The Collected Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    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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  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
    What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (English, Paperback) Raymond Carver

    This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK.

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  • Attrib. and other stories by Eley Williams
    Attrib. and other stories (English, 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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  • The Ladies of Grace Adieu by Susanna Clarke
    The Ladies of Grace Adieu (English, 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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  • A Winter Book by Tove Jansson
    A Winter Book (English, Paperback) Tove Jansson

    A collection of some of Tove Jansson's best loved and most famous stories. Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the 20th century, this translated selection provides a showcase of the great Finnish writer's prose, scattered with insights and home truths.

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  • 2Fish by Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo
    2Fish (English, Hardback) Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo

    A collection of poems by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jhen e Aiko Efuru Chilombo.

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  • Victorian Fairy Tales by Michael Newton
    Victorian Fairy Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Newton

    This anthology brings together 14 of the best Victorian fairy tales, by major period writers as well as specialists in the genre, to show the vibrancy of the form and its ability to reflect our deepest concerns. From whimsy to satire, the stories reveal the preoccupations of the age and celebrate the value of the imagination.

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  • The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
    The Garden Party and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Katherine Mansfield, Lorna Sage

    Contains fifteen stories, many of which are set in the author's native New Zealand, and others in England and the French Riviera.

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  • Fictions by Jorge Borges
    Fictions (English, Paperback) Jorge Borges

    Offers accounts of 'Funes the Memorious', the man who can forget nothing; 'Pierre Menard, Author of the "Quixote"', who recreates Miguel de Cervantes' epic word-for-word; a society run on the basis of an all-encompassing game of chance in 'The Lottery in Babylon'.

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  • Too Good To Be True by Ann Cleeves
    Too Good To Be True (Paperback) Ann Cleeves

    A Quick Read from the bestselling crime author of Raven Black.

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  • Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    M.R. James is probably the finest ghost-story writer England has ever produced. These tales are not only classics of their genre, but are also superb examples of beautifully-paced understatement, convincing background and chilling terror.

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  • The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami
    The Elephant Vanishes (English, Paperback) Haruki Murakami

    A dizzying short story collection that displays Murakami's genius for uncovering the surreal in the everyday, the extraordinary within the ordinary*Featuring the story `Barn Burning', the inspiration behind the Palme d'Or nominated film Burning*When a man's favourite elephant vanishes, the balance of his whole life is subtly upset.

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