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  • Roar by Cecelia Ahern
    Roar (Hardback) Cecelia Ahern

    Have you ever imagined a different life?...

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  • The Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore by Lorrie Moore
    The Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore (Paperback) Lorrie Moore

    Since the publication of Self-Help, her first collection of stories, Lorrie Moore has been hailed as one of the greatest and most influential voices in American fiction.

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  • The Christmas Card Crime by Martin Edwards
    The Christmas Card Crime (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    With neglected stories by John Bude and E. C. R. Lorac, as well as tales by little-known writers of crime fiction, Martin Edwards blends the cosy atmosphere of the fireside story with a chill to match the temperature outside. This is a gripping seasonal collection sure to delight mystery fans.

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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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  • Help The Witch by Cox Tom
    Help The Witch (Hardback) Cox Tom

    A collection of folk ghost stories from the Sunday Times bestselling author Tom Cox

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  • Eight Ghosts by Sarah Perry
    Eight Ghosts (Paperback) Sarah Perry

    Eight authors were given the freedom of their chosen English Heritage site, from medieval castles to a Cold War nuclear bunker. Immersed in the past and chilled by rumours of hauntings, they channelled their darker imaginings into a series of extraordinary new ghost stories.

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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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  • 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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  • How the Marquis Got His Coat Back by Neil Gaiman
    How the Marquis Got His Coat Back (Paperback) Neil Gaiman

    A NEVERWHERE short story from 'one of the best fabulists of our age' Financial Times

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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 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 (Paperback) Ted Chiang

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

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

    M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes.

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  • The Ladies of Grace Adieu by Susanna Clarke
    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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  • Tales of Ordinary Madness by Charles Bukowski
    Tales of Ordinary Madness (English, Paperback) Charles Bukowski

    Lawrence, Chekhov and Hemingway, Bukowski's writing is passionate, extreme and has attracted a cult following, while his life was as weird and wild as the tales he wrote. This collection of short stories gives an insight into the dark, dangerous lowlife of Los Angeles that Bukowski inhabited.

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

    Includes eight tales such as 'Parson's Pleasure', a piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain; in 'William and Mary', a wife revenges herself on her dead husband; and in 'Royal Jelly' some new parents find an unusual and unsettling way to give their newborn its start in life.

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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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  • Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe by Thomas Ligotti
    Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe (English, Paperback) Thomas Ligotti

    Influenced by the strange terrors of Lovecraft and Poe and by the brutal absurdity of Kafka, the author crafts his own brand of existential horror, which shocks at the deepest levels.

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  • The Sadness Of Beautiful Things by Simon Van Booy
    The Sadness Of Beautiful Things (English, Paperback) Simon Van Booy

    Offers a collection of short stories about the innermost lives of everyday people.

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  • Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor
    Complete Stories (English, Paperback) Flannery O'Connor

    This is the complete collection of stories from one of the most original and powerful American writers of the twentieth century. Including A Good Man is Hard to Find and Everything That Rises Must Converge, this collection also contains several stories only available in this volume.

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