Books

Format: 11/2018
Format: 11/2018
Chernow, Ron
Ron Chernow
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The definitive biography of the twentieth century's great German-Jewish banking family.

The Warburgs by Ron Chernow
Christiansen, Rupert
Rupert Christiansen
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A sparkling, authoritative account of the reinvention of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century as the most beautiful, exciting city in the world - a position it has never relinquished.

City of Light by Rupert Christiansen
Dorries, Nadine
Nadine Dorries
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A rags to riches story of family secrets set in post-war Ireland.

Shadows in Heaven by Nadine Dorries
Elman, Michelle
Michelle Elman
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A memoir about a woman's journey to body positivity.

Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman
Gerhardie, William
William Gerhardie
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Gerhardie's first comic novel tells the story of a young Englishman who returns to St Petersburg. Part-British romantic comedy, part Russian social realism, this funny and poignant novel is the tale of persistance in love and hope.

Futility by William Gerhardie
Hughes, Alrene
Alrene Hughes
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A wartime saga set in Manchester, following the lives and loves of workers in Rosenberg's raincoat factory.

The Girl in the Pink Raincoat by Alrene Hughes
Kasasian, M.R.C.
M.R.C. Kasasian
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New 1940s crime series, featuring Inspector Betty Church – one of the UK's first female police officers. Pitch-perfect historical crime.

Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire by M.R.C. Kasasian
Leach, Tim
Tim Leach
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Tenth-century Iceland. One night in the darkness of winter, two friends set out on an adventure but end up killing a man.

The Smile of the Wolf by Tim Leach
Oates, Joyce Carol
Joyce Carol Oates
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This taut collection stands at the crossroads of sex, violence, and longing – and asks us to interrogate the intersection of these impulses within ourselves. Six feverishly unsettling works.

Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates
Spivey, Nigel
Nigel Spivey
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The story of an object once described as 'the finest Greek vase there is', of the culture that produced it, and of the remarkably enduring influence of the scenes depicted on it.

The Sarpedon Krater by Nigel Spivey
Unsworth, Tania
Tania Unsworth
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Even though she's terrified of the sea, a girl who believes her mum might have been a mermaid runs away to the ocean to solve the mystery of who she really is.

The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was a Mermaid by Tania Unsworth
Weldon, Fay
Fay Weldon
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A book of wise, witty advice for budding writers from literary lioness and creative writing tutor, Fay Weldon.

Why Will No-One Publish My Novel? by Fay Weldon
Harman, Oren
Oren Harman
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A reimagining of modern science and ancient mythology, and of what it means to be human.

Evolutions by Oren Harman
Haohui, Zhou
Zhou Haohui
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Based on China's most famous online crime serial, a killer crowd-sources his victims, playing a deadly but ingenious game of cat-and-mouse with the police.

Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
Preston, Douglas, Child, Lincoln
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
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> Gideon Crew, Book 05

Gideon Crew, brilliant scientist and master thief, will face his most dangerous mission yet in the sequel to Beyond the Ice Limit.

The Pharaoh Key by Douglas Preston,  Lincoln Child

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