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The Men And The Girls by Joanna Trollope (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Julia Hunter and Kate Bain are in their late twenties, and are both having a relationship with two men in their sixties, who are also best friends. Julia is married to Hugh Hunter, a television... read more


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The Doomsday Testament by James Douglas (More from this author). Added: In the last week

1937, Hitler sent an expedition to Tibet in search of the lost land of Thule.1941, Heinrich Himmler spent a huge fortune, and sacrificed the lives of hundreds of concentration camp prisoners, to turn... read more


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The Feast Of All Saints by Anne Rice (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Set in New Orleans before the American Civil War, this is the story of the "Free People of Color", descended from slaves, and their French and Spanish owners. Among their number is Marcel, an artist... read more


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The Night Circus (Vintage Magic) by Erin Morgenstern (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. The black sign, painted in white letters that hangs upon the gates, reads:Opens at... read more


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The Underground Man by Mick Jackson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Mick Jackson makes films. It's no surprise, then, that his first novel, The Underground Man, should be so economically told, the action evoking a mise en scène. The novel takes the form of journal... read more


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The Confession Of Katherine Howard by Suzannah Dunn (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The new novel from the bestselling author of THE SIXTH WIFE. 'England: firelight and fireblush; wine-dark, winking gemstones and a frost of pearls. Wool as soft as silk, in leaf-green and moss;... read more


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Hard Times (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In the persons of Gradgrind and Bounderby, Dickens stigmatized the prevalent philosophy of utilitarianism which, whether in school or factory, allowed human beings to be caged in a dreary scenery of... read more


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The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he... read more


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The Stranger's Child by Alan Hollinghurst (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Sunday Times Novel of the Year ‘With The Stranger’s Child, an already remarkable talent unfurls into something spectacular’ Sunday Times In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his... read more


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My Dear, I Wanted To Tell You by Louisa Young (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Set on the Western Front, in London and in Paris, MY DEAR I WANTED TO TELL YOU is a moving and brilliant novel of love, class and sex in wartime, and how war affects those left behind as well as... read more


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Kommandant's Girl by Pam Jenoff (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Nineteen-year-old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Nazi tanks thunder into her native Poland. Within days Emma's husband, Jacob, is forced to disappear underground, leaving her... read more


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The Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The year is 1643. Roberto, a young nobleman, survives war, the Bastille, exile and shipwreck as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian. There he waits now, alone on the... read more


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The Mysterious Flame Of Queen Loana: An Illustrated Novel by Umberto Eco (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Yambo, a sixty-ish rare book dealer who lives in Milan has suffered a loss of memory; not the kind of memory neurologists call 'semantic' (Yambo remembers all about Julius Caesar and can recite every... read more


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The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows (More from this author). Added: In the last week

I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers. January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of... read more


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Call The Midwife: A True Story Of The East End In The 1950s by Jennifer Worth (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Jennifer Worth came from a sheltered background when she became a midwife in the Docklands in the 1950s. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying, not... read more


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The Help by Kathryn Stockett (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Help is the phenomenal international bestseller (that inspired the Oscar nominated film) by Kathryn Stockett where, amidst the turbulence of the Civil Rights movement, three Mississippi women... read more


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Silk by Alessandro Baricco (More from this author). Added: In the last week

This startling, sensual, hypnotically compelling novel tells a story of adventure, sexual enthrallment, and a love so powerful that it unhinges a man's life. In 1861 French silkworm merchant Hervé... read more


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Hungry Hill by Daphne Du Maurier (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Here is the thrilling drama of a powerful irish family who struggled against the driving forces of nature and the inhumanity of man for their right to live and love.


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All Or Nothing by Lynda Page (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Francine Champion loves her life working as a mechanic at her uncle's Leicester garage. But when Eddie Taylor starts seeing her best friend, Stella, Frankie can't help feeling uneasy. Eddie's... read more


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The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of near... read more