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The Blackpool Highflyer (Jim... - Andrew Martin

The Blackpool Highflyer (Jim...Andrew Martin

A steamy whodunnit … This may well be the best fiction about the railways since Dickens.’ Independent on Sunday’Genuinely gripping … The sort of thing D. H. Lawrence might have written had he been less verbose or been blessed with… more

The Blackpool Highflyer (Jim Stringer)
Andrew Martin
Faber & Faber Crime , English
Chanel: An Intimate Life - Lisa Chaney

Chanel: An Intimate LifeLisa Chaney

In Chanel: An Intimate Life, acclaimed biographer Lisa Chaney tells the controversial story of the fashion icon who starred in her tumultuous era Coco Chanel was many things to many people. Raised in emotional and financial poverty, she… more

Chanel: An Intimate Life
Lisa Chaney
Penguin , English
The Complete Cosmicomics - Italo Calvino

The Complete CosmicomicsItalo Calvino

“We were peering into this darkness, criss-crossed with voices, when the change took place: the only real, great change I’ve ever happened to witness, and compared to it the rest is nothing.” — from The Complete Cosmicomics Italo Calvino’s … more

The Complete Cosmicomics
Italo Calvino
Mariner Books , English
Trigger Happy 2.0: The Art a... - Steven Poole

Trigger Happy 2.0: The Art a...Steven Poole

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Why can’t a wargame be anti-war? Why does “gamification” spit on the downtrodden? And why do so many videogames take the form of boring jobs? Investigating the aesthetics, politics, and psychology of modern videogames, the mini-essays in th… more

Trigger Happy 2.0: The Art and Politics of Videogames
Steven Poole
A Few Man Fridays - Adrian Jackson

A Few Man FridaysAdrian Jackson

Cardboard Citizens presents the story of an entire nation made homeless, starting in the age of Cold War secrets and ending in the era of global warming. A Few Man Fridays unearths an inglorious episode of British history. Between 1967 and … more

A Few Man Fridays
Adrian Jackson
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Indian Summer Notebook: A Wr... - Henry Williamson

Indian Summer Notebook: A Wr...Henry Williamson

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Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, is perhaps best remembered today as the author of the much-loved classics Tarka the Otter and Salar the Salmon, although he wrote over fifty books during a long life, including The F… more

Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer’s Miscellany
Henry Williamson
Henry Williamson Society , English
The Author (Oberon Modern Plays) - Tim Crouch

The Author (Oberon Modern Plays)Tim Crouch

Winner of the 2010 Whiting Award for best new play.Winner of the 2010 Total Theatre Award for Innovation.Nominated in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2010.Settle back into the warmth of the theatre. Relax as the story unfolds. For you. … more

The Author (Oberon Modern Plays)
Tim Crouch
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Bean Plays Four (Oberon Mode... - Richard Bean

Bean Plays Four (Oberon Mode...Richard Bean

England People Very Nice‘A very funny but outrageous comedy…makes you laugh then wonder whether you should have.’ Financial TimesThe Big Fellah‘Bean’s play is very funny, full of sharp contrasts between grim hilarity and gut-wrenching rever… more

Bean Plays Four (Oberon Modern Playwrights)
Richard Bean
Oberon Books , English
Capital Punishments - John Dodd

Capital PunishmentsJohn Dodd

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An alcoholic beggar with an irrational hatred of pinstripes…

An eccentric old lady who sits in her flat and enjoys pouring a kettle full of boiling hot water over passers by …

A man who attempts to board a locked train by clambering, bri… more

Capital Punishments
John Dodd
Endeavour Press Ltd. , English
Shadow of the Wolf - Ivor Watkins

Shadow of the WolfIvor Watkins

A Russian police woman investigating the death of her father finds a mysterious killer stalking a remote Siberian community. The remains of a priest are found outside the charred remains of his church; a family of trappers are slaughtered i… more

Shadow of the Wolf
Ivor Watkins
Posh (Oberon Modern Plays) - Laura Wade

Posh (Oberon Modern Plays)Laura Wade

I’ve got a new law for you mate, it’s called survival of the fittest, it’s called fuck you we’re the Riot Club.In an oak-panelled room in Oxford, ten young bloods with cut-glass vowels and deep pockets are meeting, intent on restoring their… more

Posh (Oberon Modern Plays)
Laura Wade
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
Willard Price: Shark Adventure - Anthony McGowan

Willard Price: Shark AdventureAnthony McGowan

Shark Adventure is an authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Full of action, adventure and animals!On a remote Polynesian island, Amazon Hunt and her cousin, Frazer, recruits of TRACKS animal … more

Willard Price: Shark Adventure
Anthony McGowan
Puffin , English
Coloso: Auge y decadencia de... - Ferguson Niall

Coloso: Auge y decadencia de...Ferguson Niall

¿Es Estados Unidos el imperio del nuevo mundo? Un recorrido por la historia del poder de Estados Unidos a lo largo del siglo XX. ¿Es Estados Unidos el imperio del nuevo mundo? El gobierno estadounidense lo niega rotundamente. A pesar de … more

Coloso: Auge y decadencia del imperio norteamericano (Spanish Edition)
Ferguson Niall
DEBATE , Spanish
The Duchess of Windsor: A Memoir - Lady Mosley (Diana Mosley) D...

The Duchess of Windsor: A MemoirLady Mosley (Diana Mosley) D...

‘Irresistible. One controversial expatriate on another.’ – Philip Mansel ‘Vivid.’ – Michael Bloch ‘Wit and intelligence.’ – Philip Ziegler ‘Cracking photographs.’ – Evening Standard An intimate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Diana Mo… more

The Duchess of Windsor: A Memoir
Lady Mosley (Diana Mosley) Diana Mitford
Gibson Square , English
A Gift to Remember - Melissa Hill

A Gift to RememberMelissa Hill

Sweet and uplifting, this will see you through grey days’ FABULOUS MAGAZINE ‘Way adorable and romantic’ STAR MAGAZINE ‘Charming and light-hearted, a gulp-in-one-go page-turner’ EVENING STANDARD

Anyone who says money can’t buy happiness ha… more

A Gift to Remember
Melissa Hill
Presumed Innocent - Scott Turow

Presumed InnocentScott Turow

Spellbinding … The suspense is relentless’ New York Times. The ultimate thriller - with a killer twist. Prosecutor Rusty Sabich enters a nightmare world when Carolyn, a beautiful attorney with whom he has been having an affair, is found… more

Presumed Innocent
Scott Turow
Pan , English
The Great Gatsby - Peter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great GatsbyPeter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.’‘F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby was first published on April 10, 1925. Set on Long Island’s North Shore and in New York City during the summer of… more

The Great Gatsby
Peter Joucla, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Oberon Books Ltd. , English
No Way Back: A Novel - Andrew Gross

No Way Back: A NovelAndrew Gross

No Way Back is a thrilling page-turner from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of 15 Seconds and The Blue Zone. One woman is framed for a horrific crime, and desperate to prove her innocence.A chance meeting with a stranger… more

No Way Back: A Novel
Andrew Gross
William Morrow , English
Don't Start Me Talking: Lyri... - Paul Kelly

Don't Start Me Talking: Lyri...Paul Kelly

Spanning 20 years of song-writing, a fully updated collection of all the lyrics from Australia’s greatest singer/songwriter, Paul Kelly.’He transforms the smallest everyday item, a winter coat or holiday gravy, into talismans of redemption … more

Don’t Start Me Talking: Lyrics 1984 - 2012
Paul Kelly
Allen & Unwin , English
Mansfield Park Revisited: A ... - Joan Aiken

Mansfield Park Revisited: A ...Joan Aiken

In Aiken’s sequel to Jane Austen’s complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny’s younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram’s new companion. Sur… more

Mansfield Park Revisited: A Jane Austen Entertainment
Joan Aiken
Sourcebooks Landmark , English