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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

What are you thinking, Amy? The question I've asked most often during our marriage, if not out loud, if not to the person who could answer. I suppose these questions stormcloud over every marriage:... read more


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Italian Shoes by Henning Mankell (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

From the bestselling author of the Kurt Wallander series comes a touching and intimate story about an embattled man’s unexpected chance at redemption.    Many years ago a devastating mistake drove... read more


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The Midwife's Confession by Diane Chamberlain (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

I don’t know how to tell you what I did. Would you read a letter never meant to be opened? Would you want to know secrets never meant to be told?  Or should a woman's mistakes stay buried?  An... read more


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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In Ann Patchett's Bel Canto, an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honour of a visiting Japanese industrial titan. Alas, in the opening sequence,... read more


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Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

London, 1958 - Soho, Notting Hill ... a world of smoky jazz clubs, coffee bars and hip hang-outs in the center of London's emerging youth culture. The young and restless - the Absolute Beginners -... read more


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Mouthing The Words by Camilla Gibb (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

We trust that what we know to be normal is normal simply because it is known to us. Worlds meet in collision and the coherence of our histories crumble. I feel it in the blank looks I tend to receive... read more


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The Resurrectionist by James Bradley (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

It is London, 1826. Leaving behind his father's tragic failures, Gabriel Swift arrives to study with Edwin Poll, the greatest of the city's anatomists. It is his chance to find advancement by making... read more


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The Summons by John Grisham (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

An intelligent, low-key thriller, The Summons continues John Grisham's exploration of the common decencies of a strain of American commercial story-telling in literature and film that we often link... read more


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The Ghost by Robert Harris (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Britain’s former prime minister is holed up in a remote, ocean-front house in America, struggling to finish his memoirs, when his long-term assistant drowns. A professional ghostwriter is sent out to... read more


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Therese Raquin (Classics) by Emile Zola (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

One of Zola's most famous realistic novels, Therese Raquin is a clinically observed, sinister tale of adultery and murder among the lower classes in nineteenth-century Parisian society. Zola's... read more


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The Whole Day Through by Patrick Gale (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The new novel from Patrick Gale, author of Richard & Judy-bestseller Notes from an Exhibition.When forty-something Laura Lewis is obliged to abandon a life of stylish independence in Paris to care... read more


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Thin by Grace Bowman (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Bright, popular, pretty and successful, Grace Bowman had the world at her feet. So what drove her to starve herself nearly to death at the age of 18? And what, more importantly, made her stop? A... read more


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The Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follett (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's historical masterpiece.


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Leaving The World by Douglas Kennedy (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

On the night of her thirteenth birthday, Jane Howard made a vow to her warring parents: she would never get married, and she would never have children.But life, as Jane comes to discover, is a... read more


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The Notable Brain Of Maximilian Ponder by J W Ironmonger (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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The Growing Pains Of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Adrian Mole faces the same agonies which life sets before most adolescents: troubles with girls, school, parents, and an uncaring world. The difference, though, between young Master Mole and his... read more


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The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Teen angst has never been such serious business--or this much fun! In his secret diary, British teen Adrian Mole excruciatingly details every morsel of his turbulent adolescence. Mixed in with daily... read more


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Quentins by Maeve Binchy (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Every table at Quentins restaurant has a thousand stories to tell: tales of love, betrayal and revenge. There has been hope and despair sitting in the chairs. The staff who come and go have stories... read more


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Angels And Demons by Dan Brown (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

When a world renowned scientist is found brutally murdered in a Swiss research facility, a Harvard professor, Robert Langdon, is summoned to identify the mysterious symbol seared onto the dead man's... read more


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The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food... read more