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Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

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MUSE
JESSIE BURTON    Book Number: 85066
Published price: $15.99
Bibliophile price: £1.63
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By the bestselling author of 'The Miniaturist' here is a simmering historical love story. It's 1967 and Odelle Bastien is a Caribbean émigré trying to make her way in London. She takes a job at the...
SIDNEY SHELDON'S THE TIDES OF MEMORY
TILLY BAGSHAWE    Book Number: 85525
Published price: £6.99
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Home Secretary. Sir Edward Manning, a bastion of the Westminster political establishment, would be Alexia De Vere's constant companion advising, cautioning and expertly guiding her through the maze...
IMPOSSIBLE!
Michelle Magorian    Book Number: 85733
Published price: £7.99
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Calling all thespians! It is only when she finds herself watching the recently established Theatre Workshop Company in a dress rehearsal that Josie realises how thrilling acting can be. First tho...
LOVE & RUIN
PAULA MCLAIN    Book Number: 86328
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.13
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Prologue: 'Near dawn on July 13, 1936, as three assassins scaled a high garden wall in Tenerife hoping to catch the band of armed guards unaware, I was asleep in a tiny room in Stuttgart, waiting f...
TRINITY
LOUISA HALL    Book Number: 86345
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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A kaleidoscopic novel about Robert Oppenheimer, father of the atomic bomb, as told by seven fictional characters. A brilliant scientist, champion of liberal causes and a complex and often extraord...
JULIET, NAKED
NICK HORNBY    Book Number: 86581
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £1.63
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Annie has put 15 years into safe, slightly obsessed Duncan but now it's time to move on. But she lives in Gooleness, and is she really going to find a proper, feel-it-deep-down-in-your-boots love ...
BLACK WATER
LOUISE DOUGHTY    Book Number: 87024
Published price: £7.99
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By the brilliant creator of Apple Tree Yard. John Harper lies awake at night on an isolated hut on Bali, listening to the rain on the roof and believing his life may be in danger. The present is ...
QUICK SAND
MALIN PERSSON GIOLITO    Book Number: 87152
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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"Lying next to the left-hand row of desks is Dennis...from Uganda. He says he's 17, but he looks like a fat 25 year old... Samir and I are in the same class because Samir managed to be accepted to ...
MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO
MITCH ABLOM    Book Number: 87179
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £0.88
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A very light read with guest appearances from Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King and even KISS. Frankie Presto is one of the world's brightest stars. At just nine years old he is sent to A...
WHEN THE CURTAIN FALLS
CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER    Book Number: 87186
Published price: £7.99
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In 1952, two young lovers, Fawn Burrows and Walter Brown, meet backstage in a beautiful West End theatre during a production of 'When the Curtain Falls'. Between clandestine meetings and stolen mo...
WHEN I WHISTLE
SHUSAKU ENDO    Book Number: 86988
Published price: £9.99
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Set largely in a modern hospital, the novel is a shocking exposé of the war between new and traditional values in Spain. On a commercial visit, a jaded businessman has a chance encounter that remi...
WHITE TEETH
ZADIE SMITH    Book Number: 87283
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £2.13
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Winner of multiple awards including the Whitbread First Novel Award. At 06.27 hours on the 1st January 1975, Alfred Archibald Jones was dressed in corduroy and sat in a fume-filled Cavalier Musket...
BLACK WATER LILIES
MICHEL BUSSI    Book Number: 87454
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Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Gérôme Morval, a man whose passion for art was matched only by his passion for women, has been found dead in the stream that runs through the gardens at Giverny, where Monet created his famous pain...
A LITTLE OF WHAT YOU FANCY
H. E. BATES    Book Number: 87512
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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"Teetotal!" Ma said. "It's a libel. He'll never live it down. What's he going to say when everybody asks him to have one?" "No" said Dr Conner. "You'll have to strap him down" Ma said. "You'll ha...
HISTORY OF LONELINESS
JOHN BOYNE    Book Number: 87537
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"I did not become ashamed of being Irish until I was well into the middle years of my life." Father Odran Yates is a good man, dedicated to his vocation since entering Clonliffe Seminary at the ag...
OH! TO BE IN ENGLAND
H. E. BATES    Book Number: 87544
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"Christening? We never said nothing about no christening, Ma, did we?" When a letter announces the imminent arrival of Madame Dupont, Ma and Pa Larkin learn that little Oscar and Blenheim, Charley...
SAVAGES
SHIRLEY CONRAN     Book Number: 87548
Published price: £7
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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"The children of the rich never expect anything terrible to happen to them. Armoured with this self-confidence, the young anthropologist - who belonged to one of the oldest, wealthiest and most po...
BACK TO BATTLE: A Kelly Maguire Thriller
MAX HENNESSY    Book Number: 87656
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.63
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As World War Two explodes around him, and after a devastating loss in the Battle of Narvik, Maguire finds himself washed up at Dunkirk during the perilous evacuation of 1940. Kelly will fight for ...
DANGEROUS YEARS: A Kelly Maguire Thriller
MAX HENNESSY    Book Number: 87661
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.38
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Book two in the Captain Kelly Maguire trilogy. Fresh from his triumph in the Great War, Maguire returns to battle. A hero of the Battle of Jutland, he progresses rapidly through the ranks despite...
THE COUP
JOHN UPDIKE    Book Number: 87564
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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Nothing in his previous life could have prepared Colonel Hakim Felix Ellellou for his new role as the President of Kush. Neither the French army nor his American university provided a grounding in...
A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
JOHN UPDIKE    Book Number: 87585
Published price: £13.95
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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In this riff on Nathanial Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent from his Mid-western parish in sexual disgrace. At a desert retreat dedic...
HOUSE OF SHADOWS
KATE WILLIAMS    Book Number: 87680
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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Celia De Witt is half German, half English, and heiress to her family's vast fortune. As the glittering Twenties plunge into Depression, a shocking revelation sends her far from everything she kno...
NOVEMBER
JORGE GALAN    Book Number: 87684
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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A tragic, horrific story based on true events which took place in November 1989 at the Jesuit University in San Salvador when six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter were murdered by...
SEVENTH CROSS
ANNA SEGHERS    Book Number: 87688
Published price: £8.99
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A rediscovered German classic novel from 1942, never before published in the UK, now in affordable paperback edition, it is both a gripping escape story and a powerful novel of resistance. Written...
LANDING ON THE SUN
MICHAEL FRAYN    Book Number: 87696
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Ever since an obscure Civil Servant called Stephen Summerchild fell to his death from a window in the Admiralty, rumours have circulated about a connection with some secret defence project. Now as...
SOMETHING TO ANSWER FOR
P. H. NEWBY    Book Number: 87726
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
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Set in the Egypt of 1956 during the Suez Crisis, this vividly exciting novel boasts a wonderful sense of place. It is not the best place to mislay your background, have a mysteriously motivated lo...
UNDERTAKING
AUDREY MAGEE    Book Number: 87951
Published price: £7.99
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A soldier on the Russian Front marries a photograph of a woman he has never met. Hundreds of miles away in Berlin, that woman marries a photograph of the soldier. It is a contract of business rat...
WALKING DEAD: The Road to Woodbury
ROBERT KIRKMAN & J. BONANSINGA    Book Number: 87954
Published price: £7.99
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From the New York Times bestselling series, here is a gruesome zombie read. First came the ground-breaking comic series, then the record-breaking TV show. This is an adventure set in that same bl...
WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP
JOHN IRVING    Book Number: 87960
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Bibliophile price: £2.50
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The funny, heart-breaking worldwide bestseller from 1978, Irving's classic is here reprinted. Jenny Fields is a feminist leader ahead of her time, a writer, icon and deliberately single mother to ...
I CAN SEE IN THE DARK
KARIN FOSSUM    Book Number: 87982
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Bibliophile price: £2.25
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Riktor doesn't like the way the policeman storms into his home without even knocking. He doesn't like the arrogant way he walks around the house, taking note of its contents. The policeman doesn't...
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