Modern Fiction

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

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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 ...
PARADE'S END
FORD MADOX FORD    Book Number: 84226
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Ford Madox Ford chose his name in honour of his grandfather, the pre-Raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown and he founded two influential journals, The English Review in 1908 and The Transatlantic Re...
WEST OF SUNSET
STEWART O'NAN    Book Number: 84529
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A dazzling, intimate novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Hollywood years. In 1937, Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long behind him. In poor health, with his wife con...
DADDY LOVE
JOYCE CAROL OATES    Book Number: 84692
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America's queen of gothic writing taps into our deepest fears in her harshly beautiful novel. Have they found Robbie? They waited. Each hour of the day they waited. No one told her the latest n...
STRANGE WEATHER: Four Short Novels
JOE HILL    Book Number: 85111
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George R. R. Martin himself called this 'Original and gripping' and here we have the Sunday Times bestseller splendid outsize softback edition. The bestselling author of The Fireman and Horns link...
ALONG THE INFINITE SEA
BEATRIZ WILLIAMS    Book Number: 84917
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Star-crossed lovers in pre-World War Two Europe collide with a woman on the run in the swinging sixties in a novel by the bestselling author of 'Tiny Little Thing'. It is the autumn of 1966 and Pe...
MEMORY KEEPER'S DAUGHTER
KIM EDWARDS    Book Number: 84925
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In 1964, a blizzard forces Dr David Henry to deliver his own twins. His firstborn, his son, is perfectly healthy, but the doctor immediately recognises that his daughter has Downs Syndrome. For m...
PLAGUE & CHOLERA
PATRICK DEVILLE    Book Number: 85237
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An international bestseller which was shortlisted for many literary prizes, the novel is not just a brilliant reimaginating of a fascinating life, it is a hymn to the beauty and destruction of the ...
LONG MASQUERADE
MADELEINE BRENT    Book Number: 84975
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Written by the winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Award in 1978, these novels are now available in paperback editions. Madeleine Brent was the pseudonym used by Peter O'Donnell, creator...
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN AND THREE GUINEAS
VIRGINIA WOOLF    Book Number: 85304
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'A Room of One's Own' is probably the most influential feminist essay of the 20th century, imitated, acted on and quarrelled over for over 70 years. The history it tells so vividly and dramaticall...
ABSALOM ABSALOM!
WILLIAM FAULKNER    Book Number: 85305
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First published in 1937, we have the Vintage Classic facsimile reprint in paperback from 1995 in a new reprint edition by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. 'By universal consent, Faulkn...
REVOLVING DOOR OF LIFE: A 44 Scotland Street Novel
ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH    Book Number: 85397
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For seven year old Bertie Pollock, life in Edinburgh's most celebrated fictional street has just got immeasurably better. The enforced absence of his endlessly pushy mother Irene, currently consci...
CARTES POSTALES FROM GREECE
VICTORIA HISLOP    Book Number: 85317
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Inspired by a visit to Spinalonga, the abandoned Greek leprosy colony, Victoria Hislop wrote 'The Island' in 2005 and her number one bestseller 'The Return' was about the painful secrets of the Spa...
MUSE
JESSIE BURTON    Book Number: 85066
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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...
WOLVES OF LONDON: Obsidian Heart
MARK MORRIS    Book Number: 85077
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Part crime novel, part fantasy, part science fiction, Mark Morris is now known as one of the best horror writers we have. Alex Locke is a reformed ex-con, forced back into London's criminal underw...
JURASSIC PARK
MICHAEL CRICHTON    Book Number: 85498
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In the future there will be dinosaurs. On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been di...
SIDNEY SHELDON'S THE TIDES OF MEMORY
TILLY BAGSHAWE    Book Number: 85525
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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...
WISDOM OF SALLY RED SHOES
RUTH HOGAN    Book Number: 85643
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By the author of The Keeper of Lost Things here is a heartfelt story of the power of hope and friendship. Masha's life has stopped. Once a spirited and independent woman, her life has been change...
IMPOSSIBLE!
Michelle Magorian    Book Number: 85733
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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...
THE CRAFTSMAN
SHARON BOLTON    Book Number: 85954
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The author in her foreword says that the novel is "The story of women, and witches. Of the children we love and must protect. And of the men who fear us." Florence Lovelady's career was made when ...
TANGERINE
CHRISTINE MANGAN    Book Number: 85970
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The novel opens in Tangier 1956 where we are transported to the most glamorous possible milieu, an ideal setting for a story of heated passion in which friendship becomes obsession and finally a ki...
FRIENDLY ONES
PHILIP HENSHER    Book Number: 86097
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On a warm Sunday afternoon, Nazia and Sharif are preparing for a family barbecue at their house in Sheffield. In the garden next door is a retired doctor whose four children have long since left h...
MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY
TRENTON LEE STEWART    Book Number: 86164
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Welcome to the mysterious Benedict Society. Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities? When this peculiar advert appears in the newspaper, dozens of children enrol to take a series...
WOMEN IN THE CASTLE
JESSICA SHATTUCK    Book Number: 86181
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Set at the end of World War Two in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, here is a story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined. Amid t...
HOUSE ON COLD HILL
PETER JAMES    Book Number: 85495
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A terrifying tale told in the best old-fashioned tradition. They said the dead can't hurt you - they were wrong. Moving from the heart of Brighton and Hove to the Sussex countryside is a big unde...
COLOURS OF ALL THE CATTLE
ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH    Book Number: 86314
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The latest from the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, we have the glamorous 2018 hardback. Precious Ramotswe is pondering the meaning of her life. A meeting with Mma Potokwani who runs the local orp...
LOVE & RUIN
PAULA MCLAIN    Book Number: 86328
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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
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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...
ON LEAVE
DANIEL ANSELME    Book Number: 86413
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Daniel Rabinovitch was born in 1927 and adopted the name Anselme while serving in the French Resistance and this novel was first published in Paris in 1957. France's engagement in Algeria was beco...
CORPUS
RORY CLEMENTS    Book Number: 86436
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1936 and the Nazis have marched into the Rhineland; in Russia, Stalin has unleashed his Great Terror, and Spain has erupted in Civil War. In Berlin, a young Englishwoman evades the Gestapo to deli...
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