Modern Fiction

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

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ORPHAN SKY
ELLA LEYA    Book Number: 81221
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £0.63
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She is a good daughter of the Communist Party. That's all that matters in Azerbaijan in 1979. Leila shows her loyalty any way she can - how her fingers dance across the piano in competitions, how...
EUPHORIA
LILY KING    Book Number: 82121
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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Inspired by the true story of a woman who changed the way we understand our world, here is a taut, fiercely intelligent tale. In 1933 three young, gifted anthropologists are thrown together in the...
BLACK WATER
LOUISE DOUGHTY    Book Number: 82667
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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From the bestselling author of 'Apple Tree Yard' here is a gripping novel with complex, flawed characters. John Harper lies awake at night in an isolated hut on Bali, listening to the rain on the ...
TWO YEARS EIGHT MONTHS AND TWENTY-EIGHT NIGHTS
SALMAN RUSHDIE    Book Number: 83200
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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...
VERY BRITISH ENDING
EDWARD WILSON    Book Number: 83381
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Bibliophile price: £6.00
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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...
MAKING OF MR BOLSOVER
CORNELIUS MEDVEI    Book Number: 83666
Published price: £8.99
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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 ...
BARNUM MUSEUM
STEVEN MILLHAUSER    Book Number: 83725
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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This collection of short stories was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and they are elegantly told and charming stories. The Barnum Museum is a combination waxworks, masked ball and circus side-sho...
EVE OF ST VENUS
ANTHONY BURGESS    Book Number: 83902
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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Composer, screenwriter, librettist, poet, playwright, journalist, essayist, travel writer, translator and critic, Anthony Burgess is best known for 'A Clockwork Orange'. 'Why can't a goddess of lo...
CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR
JENNIFER RYAN    Book Number: 83965
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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In the idyllic village of Chilbury in Kent, the year is 1940 and change is afoot. Hearts are breaking as sons and husbands leave to fight, and when the Vicar decides to close the choir until the m...
INTENSITY
DEAN KOONTZ    Book Number: 84268
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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Chyna Shepherd's violent childhood taught her to be a survivor, but nothing prepared her for Edgler Vess. A sociopath intent on murder, Vess lives for one purpose only - to satisfy all appetites a...
REICHSBANK ROBBERY
COLIN RODERICK FULTON    Book Number: 84360
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Germany's state bank, the Reichsbank received 21 direct hits in February 1945 when the US Air Force launched the largest daytime bombing offensive against Berlin ever, dropping over 2,250 tons of b...
PARADE'S END
FORD MADOX FORD    Book Number: 84226
Published price: $19
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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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
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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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...
GETTING COLDER
AMANDA COE    Book Number: 84546
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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They were colour-supplement darlings of the 1980s - Patrick, sexy, ferocious young playwright, scourge of an enthralled establishment and beautiful Sara, who abandoned her two children to fulfil he...
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...
EMPIRE GIRLS
SUE WILSHER    Book Number: 84734
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Tilbury 1950s and the Empire is a boarding house run by Vi, Doris's mother. When Doris falls pregnant out of marriage, she is kicked out of the house and forced to fend for herself. Desperate to ...
FUTURE HOME OF THE LIVING GOD
LOUISE ERDRICH    Book Number: 84736
Published price: £18.99
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The Mail on Sunday said, 'Erdrich is the Poet Laureate of the contemporary Native American experience' and she is a writer of great emotional intelligence and old-fashioned storytelling. Evolution...
WEST WINFORD INCIDENT
JOHN PARKER    Book Number: 84958
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The author is a dear customer of ours and describes his own novel as 'in the style of Neville Shute.' Dave and Sue Harrison are beginning their new life and Dave, a metallurgist, is taking up a ne...
STRANGE WEATHER: Four Short Novels
JOE HILL    Book Number: 85111
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Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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
Published price: £14
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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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...
TRUE STORY OF HANSEL AND GRETEL: A Novel of War and Survival
LOUISE MURPHY    Book Number: 84930
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £4.25
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A Penguin paperback edition with reader's guide inside, here is the poignant and suspenseful retelling of a famous fairy tale set in a war-torn world. In the last months of the Nazi occupation of ...
PLAGUE & CHOLERA
PATRICK DEVILLE    Book Number: 85237
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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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 ...
CAPRICORN STONE
MADELEINE BRENT    Book Number: 84965
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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When Bridie Chance discovers that her much loved father is a highly successful criminal and now dead, her world is shattered. With no home or friends and almost no money, she has to care for her f...
GOLDEN URCHIN
MADELEINE BRENT    Book Number: 84970
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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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...
LONG MASQUERADE
MADELEINE BRENT    Book Number: 84975
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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...
MERLIN'S KEEP
MADELEINE BRENT    Book Number: 84978
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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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...
MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN: A NOVEL
RANSOM RIGGS    Book Number: 85037
Published price: $10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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A New York Times bestseller we have imported for our bibliophiles, this is a tense and moving novel which works brilliantly with the photographs included. A mysterious island. An abandoned orphan...
A KISS BEFORE DYING
IRA LEVIN    Book Number: 85303
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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Dorothy meets a handsome young man with an eye for her inheritance while she is in her first year of university. They are to be married and her life will be blissful, but Dorothy is pregnant and h...
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN AND THREE GUINEAS
VIRGINIA WOOLF    Book Number: 85304
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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...
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