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Girl Who Lived Twice: A New Dragon Tattoo Story
The sixth in the Millennium series featuring THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO - more than 100 million copies sold worldwide.
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Notting Hill Carnival (Quick Reads): A West Side Story
A Quick Read written by Sunday Times bestselling author, Candice Carty Williams
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Nearly Normal Family: A gripping, page-turning thriller with a shocking twist
A Nearly Normal Family is the gripping psychological thriller about a mother, a father, and their daughter who is accused of murder. How far would you go to protect your family?
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Mostly Hero: Faber Stories
Of course, of everybody of whom this particular hero was suspicious, he was most suspicious of femme fatale, of this woman he was in love with.
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Pianos and Flowers: Brief Encounters of the Romantic Kind
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Travelling Cat Chronicles
RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF INTERNATIONAL READERS - the tender feelgood story of a man's journey around Japan with a streetcat. Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami. INCLUDES SPECIALLY COMMISSIONED LINE-DRAWINGSA WATERSONES PAPERBACK OF THE YEAR 2017'Anyone who has ever unashamedly loved an animal will read this book with gratitude, for its understanding of an emotion that ennobles us as human beings, whether we value it or not' LYNNE TRUSS, Guardian`Bewitching..., as self-possessed and comforting as - well, a cat' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH `It has the warmth, painterly touch, and tenderness of a Studio Ghibli film - and it is a delight to read' FINANCIAL TIMES'A delightful tale of loyalty and friendship' JOHN BOYNE, IRISH TIMES****************************It's not the journey that counts, but who's at your side. Nana is on a road trip, but he is not sure where he is going. All that matters is that he can sit beside his beloved owner Satoru in the front seat of his silver van., Satoru is keen to visit three old friends from his youth, though Nana doesn't know why and Satoru won't say. Set against the backdrop of Japan's changing seasons and narrated with a rare gentleness and humour, Nana's story explores the wonder and thrill of life's unexpected detours. It is about the value of friendship and solitude, and knowing when to give and when to take., TRAVELLING CAT has already demonstrated its power to move thousands of readers with a message of kindness and truth. It shows, above all, how acts of love, both great and small, can transform our lives. 'Arikawa has a lightness of touch that elevates her story to a tale about loyalty and friendship ..., while speaking to our basic human need for companionship' JOHN BOYNE, Irish Times
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Evening in Paradise: More Stories
A collection of previously uncompiled stories from the short-story master and literary sensation Lucia Berlin - author of A Manual for Cleaning Women.
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Bloody Chamber and Other Stories: Vintage Classics Most Red Series
Discover Angela Carter's classic feminist retelling of favourite fairy tales interwoven by a master of seductive, luminous storytelling.
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Other End of the Line
The twenty-fourth thrilling mystery in the Inspector Montalbano series.
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Catholic School
A novel that takes the reader into a closed world of privilege and tradition: for fans of crime fiction, but also true crime - a study of class, religion, and how a worldview which sees violence as an integral part of masculinity, and any empowerment of women as a threat to men's dominance, can only end in tragedy.
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Absolution
All he wants is for them to say sorry... In the latest novel from the Queen of Icelandic crime, Freyja and Huldar must stop a ruthless killer taking revenge on teenage bullies.
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Root of Evil
The second installment in Hakan Nesser's Inspector Barbarotti quintet: a series of letters detailing future murders arrives on Inspector Barbarotti's very own doorstep . . .
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Nursery
A REFRESHING HEROINE FOR OUR TIMES, FOR FANS OF WHY MUMMY DRINKS AND THE UNMUMSY MUM. 'Brilliant and funny' HUGH GRANT'I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!' MARIAN KEYES'I loved it.
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Fatherland Files
July 1932. When a drowned man is found in a freight elevator in Haus Vaterland, the giant pleasure palace on Potsdamer Platz, Inspector Gereon Rath is called in to investigate.
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Christmas Books
Each of these short stories was written specifically for Christmas. They combine concern for social ills with the myths and memories of childhood and traditional Christmas spirit-lore. The stories include "A Christmas Carol", "The Chimes", "The Battle of Life" and "The Cricket on the Hearth".
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Hungry and the Fat: A bold new satire by the author of LOOK WHO'S BACK
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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
A collection of the great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes' cases. It lets us encounter some of his most famous and devilishly difficult problems, including "A Scandal in Bohemia", "The Speckled Band", "The Red-Headed League", "The Blue Carbuncle", "The Five Orange Pips" and "The Man with the Twisted Lip".
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Brief Cases: The Dresden Files
Brief Cases is a new collection of Dresden Files stories which will include an original novella, from international bestseller Jim Butcher
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Men Without Women: Stories
A dazzling Sunday Times bestselling collection of short stories from the beloved internationally acclaimed Haruki Murakami.
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Prefecture D
A collection of four novellas each set in the same world as Six Four
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Girl Who Reads on the Metro
Championing the intrinsic power of reading, this is a story for anyone who understands that a book can change a life.
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Charles Dickens' Christmas Stories: A Classic Collection for Yuletide
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Maigret and the Informer: Inspector Maigret #74
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Maigret's Madwoman: Inspector Maigret #72
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Tales of the Tattooed: An Anthology of Ink
The excruciating beauty, exoticism and mystery of tattoos is laid bare in this new collection of 12 stories ranging from the 1880s to 1940s.
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Vernon Subutex Two
The hunt for Virginie Despentes' enigmatic hero continues in the second title in her bestselling trilogy.
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Bond Undone: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 2
The most popular series by the most successful Chinese author - a cultural monument translated into English for the first time
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Good Trouble
Back at dinner, somebody said that the goose thinks it's a dog. No, it doesn't. It doesn't think it's a dog. The goose doesn't think. The goose just is. And what the goose is is goose. But goose is not goose, Robert thinks. Even the goose isn't goose.
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For the Missing
The award-winning, global bestselling Swedish crime debut about a missing girl, and the detective who must return home and confront her darkest secrets in order to find her.
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Grand Union
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Maigret and the Loner: Inspector Maigret #73
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Diary of a Country Priest
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Before the Coffee Gets Cold
A beautiful, moving story about a small Japanese cafe that offers its visitors the chance to travel back in time, to find an answer to the question: what would you change if you could go back? For fans of The Guest Cat and If Cats Disappeared from the World.
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Pursuit: The Balvenie Stories Collection
Stories of human endeavour, endurance and resolve with an unexpected twist, published to celebrate a new range of The Balvenie whiskies - The Balvenie Stories. With contributions from Max Porter, Kamila Shamsie, Daisy Johnson and many more
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Maigret and the Nahour Case: Inspector Maigret #65
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Intrigo
Adapted for a trilogy of films, Intrigo is a collection of novellas and short stories from the master of Nordic Noir, Hakan Nesser.
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Best Short Stories
The diverse tales selected for this volume display the astonishing virtuosity of Rudyard Kipling's early writings
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Unreliable Man
From the internationally bestselling author of Sophie's World, a novel about loneliness, language, lies and the power of storytelling.
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Ten Loves of Mr Nishino
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Dependency
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Stalingrad
It is tender, epic, and a testament to the power of the human spirit.'You will not only discover that you love his characters and want to stay with them - that you need them in your life as much as you need your own family and loved ones - but that at the end...
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Youth
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Alchemist
A global phenomenon, The Alchemist has been read and loved by over 62 million readers, topping bestseller lists in 74 countries worldwide. Now this magical fable is beautifully repackaged in an edition that lovers of Paulo Coelho will want to treasure forever.
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Man Who Would Be King & Other Stories
This anthology of tales by Rudyard Kipling contains some of the most memorable and popular examples of the genre of which he is an undisputed master
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These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Collection of New Stories inspired by Myth & Legend
Eight new stories from eight literary writers at the height of their powers, all inspired by myth and legend. Stories by Sarah Hall, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Adam Thorpe, Edward Carey, Sarah Moss, Alison Macleod, Paul Kingsnorth and Fiona Mozley.
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History of Violence
The radical, urgent new novel from the author of The End of Eddy - a personal and powerful story of violence. I met Reda on Christmas Eve 2012, at around four in the morning.
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I Always Find You
A spine-tingling, boundary-crossing, mind-blowing conceptual horror novel from the bestselling author of Let the Right One In
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Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition)
Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the short story, having perfected the tale of psychological horror, and having revolutionised modern poetics. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar is part of Barnes & Noble's Leatherbound Classics. This omnibus edition collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in a single volume.
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Doctor Who: Star Tales
'Even though they're gone from the world, they're never gone from me.'The Doctor is many things - curious, funny, brave, protective of her friends...and a shameless namedropper.
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Mr Salary: Faber Stories
My love for him felt so total and so annihilating that it was often impossible for me to see him clearly at all. Years ago, Sukie moved in with Nathan because her mother was dead and her father was difficult, and she had nowhere else to go.