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Under the Skin
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ean: 9780156011600, isbn: 0156011603,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Scarlett Johansson "A wonderful book - painful, lyrical, frightening, brilliant . . . I couldn't put it down." -- Kate Atkinson "The fantastic is so nicely played against the day-to-day that one feels the strange...
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780312253042, isbn: 0312253044,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
In Pat Barker's Liza's England, Liza Garrett is the first child in town born in the twentieth century--whose life in many ways mirrors the turmoils of England itself. The tough, severe, but very real and recognizable world of women is put to the most...
Tales of the Tikongs
By University of Hawaii Press
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mpn: 9780824815943, ean: 9780824815943, isbn: 0824815947,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
In this lively satire of contemporary South Pacific life, we meet a familiar cast of characters: multinational experts, religious fanatics, con men, "simple" villagers, corrupt politicians. In writing about this tiny world of flawed personalities, Ha...
Fludd: A Novel
By Brand: Henry Holt n Co
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ean: 9780805062731, isbn: 0805062734,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Firbank: Five Novels
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ean: 9780811207997, isbn: 0811207994,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
“A person who dislikes Ronald Firbank," quipped W. H. Auden, "may, for all I know, possess some admirable quality, but I do not wish ever to see him again." Edmund Wilson pronounced him "one of the finest writers of his period." Part high camp come...
The Return Journey
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ean: 9780385315067, isbn: 0385315066,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
In this extraordinary collection of stories, the New York Times-bestselling author of Evening Class and This Year It Will Be Different once again reveals her incomparable understanding of matters of the heart. In The Return Journey, Maeve Binchy brin...
The Wig My Father Wore
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ean: 9780802138323, isbn: 0802138322,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The second novel to be published in America by widely acclaimed Irish author Anne Enright, The Wig My Father Wore is a spry, hilarious novel about parents, love, religion, and the absurdities of them all. Grace is a young Dubliner who works on a tele...
My Not So Perfect Life: A Novel
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ean: 9780399568329, isbn: 0399568328,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Part love story, part workplace drama, this sharply observed novel is a witty critique of the false judgments we make in a social-media-obsessed world. New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella has written her mo...
By Independently published
ean: 9781980349358, isbn: 1980349355,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
She chose death.She got life.After Meredith Potts jumps in front of a train, she’s surprised to find herself still thinking.She meets the mysterious Michael who recruits her as a whisperer.Whisperers cause the unexplained thoughts and feelings we a...
An Experiment in Love: A Novel
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mpn: 9780312426873, ean: 9780312426873, isbn: 0312426879,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearIt was the year after Chappaquiddick, and all spring Carmel McBain had watery dreams about the disaster. Now she, Karina, and Julianne were escaping the dreary English countryside for a London Univ...
Man at the Helm: A Novel
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ean: 9780316286701, isbn: 0316286702,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
A New York Times Notable Book of 2015From the writer of the hugely acclaimed Love, Nina comes a sharply funny debut novel about a gloriously eccentric family. Soon after her parents' separation, nine-year-old Lizzie Vogel moves with her siblings and ...
Our Spoons Came from Woolworths
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ean: 9781590178966, isbn: 1590178963,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
“I told Helen my story and she went home and cried.” So begins Our Spoons Came from Woolworths. But Barbara Comyns’s beguiling novel is far from tragic, despite the harrowing ordeals its heroine endures. Sophia is twenty-one and naïve when s...
Blessed Are the Cheesemakers
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9780446693011, isbn: 0446693014,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Set on a small Irish dairy farm, this tender and funny debut novel follows two lost souls as they try to carve out new lives amid a colorful cast of characters reminiscent of those in the hit film Waking Ned Divine. Abby has been estranged from the f...
Laughter On The Stairs (Beverley Nichols Trilogy Book 2)
mpn: 44 b/w illus., ean: 9780881924602, isbn: 0881924601,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
In this, the second volume of the Merry Hall trilogy, Nichols is less concerned with his garden and more with his house, but the story does include the memorable characters Our Rose, the ditzy floral designer, and the cantankerous gardener Oldfield....
Leaves of the Banyan Tree (Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific Literature)
By University of Hawaii Press
ean: 9780824815844, isbn: 082481584X,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
An epic spanning three generations, Leaves of the Banyan Tree tells the story of a family and community in Western Samoa, exploring on a grand scale such universal themes as greed, corruption, colonialism, exploitation, and revenge. Winner of the 198...
Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction
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ean: 9780345423870, isbn: 0345423879,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
"Candy is beside me, drenched in sweat. She's breathing gently, long slow breaths. I imagine her soul going in and out: wanting to leave, wanting to come back, wanting to leave, wanting to come back. The day will soon harden into what we need to do. ...
Bridget Jones's Diary
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ean: 9780670880720, isbn: 0670880728,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
First Among Sequels (Thursday Next, Book 5)
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mpn: 9780143113560, ean: 9780143113560, isbn: 0143113569,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
The fifth installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England—from the author of Early RiserJasper Fforde has thril...
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