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The Sense of an Ending
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Julian Barnes
Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth form together, trading in affectations, in-jokes, rumour and wit. May...
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The Traveller's Daybook: A Tour of ...
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Fergus Fleming
 
A masterly anthology of extracts from the journals and writings of travellers, explorers and adventurers throughout history, The Traveller's Daybook takes the reader on 366 unforgettable journeys -...
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The Sense of an Ending
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Julian Barnes
Julian Barnes scoops the Man Booker at last with his latest novel, described by Chair of the judges, Dame Stella Rimington as 'exquisitely written' and 'subtly plotted'.
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Edgelands
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Michael Symmons Roberts; Paul Farley
 
Passed through, negotiated, unacknowledged: the edgelands - those familiar yet ignored spaces which are neither city nor countryside - have become the great wild places on our doorsteps. This title...
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Charles Dickens: A Life
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Claire Tomalin
 
Charles Dickens was a phenomenon: a demonicly hardworking journalist, the father of ten children, a tireless walker and traveller, a supporter of liberal social causes, but most of all a...
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The Finkler Question
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Howard Jacobson
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
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Faulks on Fiction
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Sebastian Faulks
 
Celebrates the act of novelistic creation. This title shows how some of the most enduring fictional characters over the centuries have helped map the British psyche - through heroes from...
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The Reading Promise: 3218 Nights of...
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Alice Ozma
 
The heart-warming, true story of a young woman, her single father, and the power of books...
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Autobiography of Mark Twain: The...
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Mark Twain; Lin Salamo; Benjamin...
 
"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away - to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you...
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OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable...
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Michael Palin; Michael Palin; Paul...
 
A collection of travel writing, which will act as a focus for the Oxfam Bookfest in 2011. It features stories from twenty-five travel writers, including Michael Palin, Paul Theroux, Sara...
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Afterwards
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Rosamund Lupton
 
A stunning second novel from the mega-selling author of SISTER.
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HHhH
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Laurent Binet
 
French Language Version
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in ...
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Mark Haddon
 
Narrated by a 15-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable...
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Books v. Cigarettes
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George Orwell
 
Explores everything from the perils of second-hand bookshops to the dubious profession of being a critic, from freedom of the press to what patriotism really means.
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The Handmaid's Tale
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Margaret Atwood
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of...
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Never Let Me Go
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Kazuo Ishiguro
 
Narrated by Kathy, now 31, this book hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham School, and with the fate that has...
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