Fiction & Romance

Fiction & Romance

Fiction & Romance

Fiction & Romance

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RED BADGE OF COURAGE
STEPHEN CRANE    Book Number: 24302
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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Complete and unabridged Wordsworth American classic of one of the greatest war novels of all time. The book reports on the American Civil War through the eyes of Henry Fleming, an ordinary farm boy...
DON QUIXOTE
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES    Book Number: 30326
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According to tradition Cervantes first conceived his comic masterpiece in jail - his avowed intent being to debunk the romances of chivalry. From first publication 'Don Quixote' was a best-seller, ...
BULLDOG DRUMMOND
SAPPER    Book Number: 56203
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Bulldog Drummond was the original daredevil adventurer. Fearless, resourceful and debonair, Drummond could easily have been the father of James Bond. In the first four novels of the series, 'Bulldo...
GARDENING AT NIGHT
DIANE AWERBUCK    Book Number: 76783
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'This is a South Africa the international reader has not yet seen: the wood of smallness and the ordinariness and quirkiness of everyday life hidden behind the trees of politics.' - André Brink. T...
REPENTANT MORNING
CHRIS PALING    Book Number: 76803
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Soho, July 1936, and Meredith Kerr is spending another drunken evening in the stifling company of three men. The rich Mosleyite, Harry Bowden wants her for himself, but accepts that he'll have to ...
ROB ROY

New ROB ROY

SIR WALTER SCOTT    Book Number: 22003
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Rob Roy is set in the north of England and Scotland in the years before, during and after the first Jacobite rising of 1715. Rob Roy is a swashbuckling chieftain of the Clan MacGregor who is forced...
BRADSHAW VARIATIONS
RACHEL CUSK    Book Number: 77807
Published price: $15
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Thomas Bradshaw has found solace and nourishment in his daily piano study since quitting work to look after his eight year old daughter Alexa. But his parents and in-laws wonder why he has swapped...
BEGGARS BANQUET
IAN RANKIN    Book Number: 78994
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Rankin started off life as a short story writer and here are 22 mini masterpieces with titles such as Someone Got To Eddie, The Only True Comedian, Video, Nasty, The Hanged Man and Death Is Not The...
JERUSALEM COMMANDS: The Third Volume
MICHAEL MOORCOCK    Book Number: 80707
Published price: $23
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'Ostensibly, Pyat's voyages from California to Casablanca and Cairo are those of any picaresque hero, plunging into adventure, danger and miraculous escape, without any purpose except the next step...
FEAR OF DYING
ERICA JONG    Book Number: 81125
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Erica Jong has now exposed death in all its immodesty, just as she once ripped the lace modesty vest off sex. As Vanessa watches her aged parents fade, her daughter prepare for childbirth and her ...
A RATHER CURIOUS ENGAGEMENT
C. A. BELMOND    Book Number: 81004
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A companion to A Rather Charming Invitation code 81003, we return to the life of Penny Nichols. Now in her London apartment, she has the classic car, the villa in France, the fabulous bank account...
MORTDECAI
KYRIL BONFIGLIOLI    Book Number: 81007
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I am Charlie Mortdecai. I like art and money and dirty jokes and drink. I am very successful. But right now the Hon. Charlie Mortdecai, degenerate aristocrat and amoral art dealer, is up to his ...
ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU & OTHER STORIES
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 80522
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'Each time I dip a living creature into the bath of burning pain, I say: this time I will burn out all the animal, this time I will make a rational creature of my own!' declares Doctor Moreau to ha...
INVISIBLE MAN & THE FOOD OF THE GODS
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 80523
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At the end of the 19th century a stranger arrives in the Sussex countryside and mayhem ensues; in the sleepy county of Kent a miracle food brings biological chaos that engulfs and threatens the ent...
WAR OF THE WORLDS & THE WAR IN THE AIR
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 80528
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In these two compelling novels H.G. Wells imagines terrifying futures in which civilisation itself is threatened. The narrator of The War of the Worlds is quick to discover that what appeared to b...
KIPPS AND THE HISTORY OF MR POLLY
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 80529
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These comic novels will resonate with anyone who has ever felt trapped by circumstance. Their central characters, Artie Kipps and Alfred Polly, are prisoners of their modest social class, limited ...
FIRST MEN IN THE MOON & A MODERN UTOPIA
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 80530
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When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to Kent to write a play, he encounters Dr Cavor, an absent-minded scientist who has invented a material that counteracts gravity. This discovery enabl...
TIM FRAZER AGAIN
FRANCES DURBRIDGE    Book Number: 81660
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A companion to The World of Tim Frazer code 81659. Top special secret agent Leo Salinger is run over by a car in Amsterdam. But was his death a genuine accident and is the driver of the car as in...
SILAS MARNER
GEORGE ELIOT    Book Number: 10803
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Introduction and Notes by R.T. Jones, Honorary Fellow of the University of York. Although the shortest of George Eliot's novels, Silas Marner is one of her most admired and loved works. It tells t...
LANDFALLS
NAOMI WILLIAMS    Book Number: 82704
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'How does a 21st century Californian author know so persuasively what went on in an 18th century French maritime captain's mind? Or in the thoughts of a headstrong indigenous Alaskan teenage girl ...
WARRIOR OF ROME: King of Kings
HARRY SIDEBOTTOM    Book Number: 83063
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AD 256, the Roman Empire is threatened from within. With the cult of Christianity spreading like wildfire, dangerous and powerful men vie for influence. Ballista, battle-bloodied general and surv...
WARRIOR OF ROME: The Wolves of the North
HARRY SIDEBOTTOM    Book Number: 83067
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AD 263 and the Empire is threatened. In the north, the savage barbarian tribes of the Steppes grow bold. Ballista, Warrior of Rome, is sent on an impossible mission - to turn the barbarians again...
BAKLAVA CLUB
JASON GOODWIN    Book Number: 83124
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By the author of The Janissary Tree, this novel asks whether investigator Yashim has met his match at last. We go on a dark adventure which whirls us through the majesty and corruption of Istanbul...
TWO YEARS EIGHT MONTHS AND TWENTY-EIGHT NIGHTS
SALMAN RUSHDIE    Book Number: 83200
Published price: $28
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"Rushdie invents his own cultural narrative - one that blends elements of 'One Thousand and One Nights', Homeric epics and sci-fi and action-adventure comic books... referencing Henry James, Mel Br...
STRANGE JOURNEYS OF COLONEL POLDERS
LORD DUNSANY    Book Number: 83348
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Writing under a pen name was Edward Plunkett (1875-1957), an Irish writer and dramatist who published more than 80 books in his lifetime as well as hundreds of short stories and successful plays. ...
THREE SEA STORIES
JOSEPH CONRAD    Book Number: 27116
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As these three specially commissioned stories amply demonstrate, Conrad is our greatest maritime writer. In Typhoon, Conrad's funniest story, Captain MacWhirr blunders into a hurricane that reveals...
TAI-PAN
JAMES CLAVELL    Book Number: 83456
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A companion to Shogun code 83455, this international bestseller is set in the turbulent days of the founding of Hong Kong in the 1840s. It is the story of Dirk Struan, the ruler, the tai-pan of th...
VERY BRITISH ENDING
EDWARD WILSON    Book Number: 83381
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An MI6 officer, haunted by the ghosts of an SS atrocity, kills a Nazi war criminal in the ruins of a bunker. The German turns out to be a CIA asset being rat-lined to South America. As a hungry B...
FLOATING BOOK
MICHELLE LOVRIC    Book Number: 83649
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Venice, 1468. Sosia Simeon, a free-spirited sensualist, is the lover of many men in the fabled city although she is married to one she despises. On the edge of the Grand Canal, Wendelin von Speyer...
MAKING OF MR BOLSOVER
CORNELIUS MEDVEI    Book Number: 83666
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Born 16th October 1958 Andrew Lynch is otherwise known as 'Mr Bolsover'. Civil servant, librarian, columnist, local councillor, revolutionary, his recreations include shooting squirrels, skinning ...
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