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'Stories are the only thing that defy death. Stories are truth. I hereby give you mine...' Peking, 1944: Sir Edmund Backhouse is a man of many parts. A polyglot scholar. An effete homosexual. A genius of perversity, a forger, arms... read more

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The Empress Lover
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As we grow older - most of all, in what we remember and what we dream - we live in the past. Sometimes, we live more vividly in the past than in the present. As an older man, Juan Diego will take a trip to the Philippines, but h... read more

Avenue of Mysteries
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Awards:US National Book Awards Longlist 2015

Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presen... read more

Fates and Furies
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New York. 1977. Be There When It Explodes. It's New Year's Eve, 1976, and New York is a city on the verge. As midnight approaches, a blizzard sets in - and an unmistakable sound rings out across Central Park. Gunshots. Two of them. The... read more

City on Fire
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For fifteen years, the recalcitrant Miss Shepherd lived in her broken-down van on Alan Bennett's driveway in Camden. Deeply eccentric and stubborn to her bones, Miss Shepherd was not an easy tenant. Bennett, despite inviting her i... read more

The Lady in the Van
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She hears her own thick voice deep inside her ears when she says, 'I need to know where I am.' The man stands there, tall and narrow, hand still on the doorknob, surprised. He says, almost in sympathy, 'Oh, sweetie. You need to... read more

Natural Way of Things
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 New Fiction

Series:Hogarth Shakespeare

'I saw the strangest sight tonight.' New Bohemia. America. A storm. A black man finds a white baby abandoned in the night. He gathers her up - light as a star - and decides to take her home. London. England. After the financial crash. L... read more

Gap of Time
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As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing. It is a cold day in January when J. Mendelssoh... read more

Thirteen Ways of Looking
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In May 1937 a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all through the night, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. Any celebrity he has known in the previous decade is no use to h... read more

The Noise of Time
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âe~Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?âe(tm)
With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitc... read more

Shylock Is My Name - The Merchant of Venice Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
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With this highly anticipated new novel, the author of the bestselling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel.
The High Mountains of Portugal is a suspenseful, mesmerisin... read more

High Mountains of Portugal
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 Fiction

Awards:Man Booker Finalist 2015 US National Book Awards Longlist 2015

Shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize'Astonishing and unsettling ... A masterwork' San Francisco Chronicle'Announces Yanagihara as a major American novelist' Wall Street JournalBrace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging,... read more

Little Life, A
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It begins in a bar, like so many strange stories. The gods Hermes and Apollo argue about what would happen if animals had human intelligence, so they make a bet that leads them to grant consciousness and language to a group of dogs st... read more

Fifteen Dogs
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The third son of a farmer, born in the small town of Kooweerup in rural Victoria during the Second World War, author Daryl Joyce was a sensitive Australian boy who realized there was life beyond his parents' farm. In Crossing Over, h... read more

Crossing Over
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 New Fiction

Awards:Man Booker Finalist 2015

From the acclaimed author of "The Book Of Night Women" comes a masterfully written novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s.

Brief History of Seven Killings
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Amory's first memory is of her father standing on his head. She has memories of him returning on leave during the First World War. But his absences, both actual and emotional, are what she chiefly remembers. It ... read more

Sweet Caress : The Many Lives of Amory Clay
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Reclusive literary legend M. M. 'Mimi' Banning has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years. But after falling prey to a Bernie Madoff-style ponzi scheme, she's flat broke. Now Mimi must write a new book for the first time in ... read more

Be Frank with Me
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 Fiction

Series:Neapolitan Novels
Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

The story of Elena and Lila begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighbourhood on the outskirts of Naples. They learn to rely on each other and discover that their destinies are bound up in the intensity... read more

My Brilliant Friend (the Neapolitan Novels #1)
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The Story of the Lost Child is the long-awaited fourth volume in the Neapolitan Novels (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay). The quartet traces the friendship b... read more

Story of the Lost Child (The Neapolitan Novels #4)
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1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured by local partisans and shot in a summary execution. The precise circumstances of Il Duce's death remain shrouded in confusion and controversy. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed w... read more

Numero Zero
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