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  • The Shirley Hughes Collection
    The Shirley Hughes Collection (Hardback) Shirley Hughes

    Shirley Hughes is one of the best known and most popular creators of children's books, and her keen observation of family life have earned her a special place in the hearts of children and adults.

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  • The Man Who Planted Trees
    The Man Who Planted Trees (English, Hardback) Jean Giono

    A beautiful gift edition of this classic fable about one man's quest to create a forest, with a new introduction by Richard Mabey. Elzeard's solitary, silent work continues and the narrator returns year after year to see the miracle he is gradually creating: a verdant, green landscape that is a testament to one man's creative instinct.

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  • The Cow Who Fell to Earth
    The Cow Who Fell to Earth (Paperback) Nadia Shireen

    One night a star CRASH-LANDS right on top of a flock of bumbling sheep. But the star is not a star... How will she find her way home when nobody can understand a word she's saying? Both stylish and sweet, this hilarious tale is packed with Nadia Shireen's adorable animal characters - perfect for all those who loved The Bumblebear.

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  • The Little Book of Lunch
    The Little Book of Lunch (Hardback) Caroline Craig, Sophie Missing

    The Little Book of Lunch is filled with delicious and simple recipes for the working person's packed lunchbox.

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  • Belonging
    Belonging (English, Hardback) Simon Schama

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 by the Daily Telegraph, Mail on Sunday and Observer 'A glittering gemstone of a book' The TimesThe Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us.

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  • Feast
    Feast (English, Hardback) Nigella Lawson

    Food is the vital way we celebrate anything that matters. It's how we mark the connections between us; how we celebrate life. This book is suitable for those who are hosting Christmas dinner, planning a wedding or having a children's party, you'll find a deliciously simple recipe for any occasion.

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  • A Country Doctor's Notebook
    A Country Doctor's Notebook (Paperback) Mikhail Bulgakov

    TRANSLATED BY MICHAEL GLENNYWith the ink still wet on his diploma, the twenty-five-year-old Dr Mikhail Bulgakov was flung into the depths of rural Russia which, in 1916-17, was still largely unaffected by such novelties as the motor car, the telephone or electric light.

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  • Doctor Zhivago
    Doctor Zhivago (Paperback) Boris Pasternak

    The perfect gift for Valentine's DayFrom the acclaimed translators of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, a stunning new translation of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece, the first since the 1958 original.

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  • French Revolutions
    French Revolutions (English, Paperback) Tim Moore

    Self-confessed loafter Tim Moore, seduced by the speed and glamour of the biggest annual sporting event in the world, sets out to cycle the course of the Tour de France. Racing old men on butchers' bikes and being chased by cows, Moore soon resorts to standard race tactics - cheating and drugs - in a hilarious and moving tale of true adventure.

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  • Grayson Perry
    Grayson Perry (Paperback) Grayson Perry, Wendy Jones

    Every inch of Grayson's childhood bedroom was covered with pictures of aeroplanes, and every surface with models. But as Grayson enters art college and discovers the world of London squats and New Romanticism, he starts to find himself.

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  • Beloved
    Beloved (English, Paperback) Toni Morrison

    Terrible, unspeakable things happened to Sethe at Sweet Home, the farm where she lived as a slave for so many years until she escaped to Ohio. Sethe's new home is not only haunted by the memories of her past but also by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.

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  • The Swordfish and the Star
    The Swordfish and the Star (English, Paperback) Gavin Knight

    Cornwall and its seas are brought to life, mixing drinking and drugs and sea spray, moonlit beaches and shattering storms, myth and urban myth. the precarious reality of life in Cornwall today emerges from behind our idyllic holiday snaps and picture postcards.

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  • The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
    The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook (Hardback) Deb Perelman

    You don't need to be a chef, you don't need special ingredients, you don't even need a big kitchen. There is a half-galley kitchen in New York with just a single counter, a tiny stove, pans stacked high in the corner - yet it has conjured up stews and slaws, salsas and pestos, tatins and cheesecakes.

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  • On The Psychology Of Military Incompetence
    On The Psychology Of Military Incompetence (Paperback) M. Dixon, Norman F. Dixon

    This unique and penetrating book surveys 100 years of military inefficiency from the Crimean War, through the Boer conflict, to the disasterous campaigns of the First World War and the calamities of the Second.

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • London
    London (English, Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    Much of Peter Ackroyd's work has been concerned with the life and past of London but here, as a culmination, is his definitive account of the city. There are chapters on the history of silence and the history of light, the history of childhood and the history of suicide, the history of Cockney speech and the history of drink.

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  • Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
    Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman (English, Paperback) Richard P. Feynman

    Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure.

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  • The Longest Memory
    The Longest Memory (Paperback) Fred D'Aguiar

    The tragic story of a rebellious, fiercely intelligent young slave who breaks all the rules: in learning to read and write; in falling in love with a white girl, the daughter of his owner, and finally in trying to escape and joining her in the free North.

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  • 1Q84: Books 1, 2 and 3
    1Q84: Books 1, 2 and 3 (English, Paperback) Haruki Murakami

    The year is 1Q84.This is the real world, there is no doubt about that. But in this world, there are two moons in the sky. In this world, the fates of two people, Tengo and Aomame, are closely intertwined. They are each, in their own way, doing something very dangerous. And in this world, there seems no way to save them both.

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  • The Second Sex
    The Second Sex (Paperback) Simone de Beauvoir

    'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman'First published in Paris in 1949, The Second Sex by Simone de Beavoir was a groundbreaking, risque book that became a runaway success.

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