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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World - Shortlisted for The Booker Prize 2019 (format mare) -7%

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World - Shortlisted for The Booker Prize 2019 (format mare)

An intensely powerful new novel from the best-selling author of The Bastard of Istanbul and Honour - available for pre-order now 'One of the best writers in the world today' Hanif Kureishi 'Haunting, moving, beautifully written - and based by an extraordinary cast of characters who capture the diversity of modern Turkey. A masterpiece' Peter Frankopan'In the first minute following her death, Tequi..

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13 Reasons Why (Movie tie-in) Stoc momentan epuizat

13 Reasons Why (Movie tie-in)

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Featuring cover art from the Netflix original series executive produced by Selena Gomez, with exclusive interviews and photos inside! "Eerie, beautiful, and devastating." --Chicago Tribune "A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing." --The New York Times "Thirteen Reasons Why will leave you with chills long after you have fi..

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A Brief History of Seven Killings (Winner of The Man Booker Prize 2015)

WINNER of the 2015 Man Booker Prize A "thrilling, ambitious . . . intense" (Los Angeles Times) novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s. A recipient of the 2015 American Book Award One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times A New York Times Book Review Notable Book In A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James..

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A Dog's Way Home (film tie-in)

NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING ASHLEY JUDD From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of A Dog’s Purpose, the number one New York Times bestseller and major film comes a completely unforgettable adventure as one devoted dog makes her way home. When Lucas Ray rescued his puppy Bella he knew his life would change forever. Smuggling her into his building isn't easy, particularly with his prying neighbours, and ..

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A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

The New York Times bestseller'This selection of 43 stories should by all rights see Lucia Berlin as lauded as Jean Rhys or Raymond Carver' IndependentThe stories in A Manual for Cleaning Women make for one of the most remarkable unsung collections in twentieth-century American fiction.With extraordinary honesty and magnetism, Lucia Berlin invites us into her rich, itinerant life: the drink and the..

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A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian (format de buzunar)

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian is bestselling author Marina Lewycka's hilarious and award winning debut novel, now available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamorous blonde Ukrainian divorcée. He was eighty-four and she was thirty-six. She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade, churning up the mu..

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A Song of Stone

Necazurile abia incep pentru cei care locuiesc in castel. Neleguite bande inarmate bantuie pamanturile din jur si ataca orice casa. Sa pleci la drum cu ceilalti refugiati pare mai sigur decat sa ramai la castel. Dar locotenentul unei bande are alte ganduri, iar castelul devine tinta unui joc periculos, al tradarii si mortii. Banks e 'cel mai plin de imaginatie romancier al generatiei sale..

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A Spark of Light

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A writer the world needs to be reading right now' The Independent'An apposite and nuanced novel... Picoult writes about an emotive, controversial issue with unflinching precision.' Red'Incredibly compelling and page turning' Dolly Alderton'A very special novel about a very difficult subject.' Grazia'Her intelligent, meticulously researched novels explore ethical dilemma..

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Adele

From the bestselling author of Lullaby, her prizewinning novel about a sex-addicted woman in ParisShe wants only one thing: to be wanted.Adèle appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But underneath the surface, she is bored--and consumed by an insatiable need for sex.Driven less by pl..

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Adjustment Day

The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire.People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They’ve been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. In this ingeniously comic work, Chuck Palahniuk’s first novel in four years, he does what he does best: skewer the absur..

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After Gregory

Peter Gregory, a 35-year-old high school English teacher with an ex-wife and kids, tries to drown himself in the Ohio River. Failing to manage even that, he decides to hitch a ride east, fleeing the state and escaping accusations of rape and murder. As he assumes and discards aliases along the way, he believes that he can begin again, a fresh start - but the past has a habit of catching up with al..

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Amnesia

A Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian Book of the Year When Gaby Baillieux, a young woman from suburban Melbourne, releases the Angel Worm into the computers of Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walk free. Worse: the system is run by an American corporation, so some 5,000 US prisons are also infected. Doors spring open. Both countries' secrets threaten to pour out, ..

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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

If you came across an absolutely remarkable thing at 3 a.m. in New York City, would you walk away . . . or do the one thing that would change your life forever?The Carls just appeared. Coming home from work at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship - like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armo..

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An American Marriage (Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019)

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION, 2019'A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.' - Barack ObamaNewlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of the American Dream. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. Until one day they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagi..

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An Orchestra of Minorities (Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019)

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019From the Author of the Booker-shortlisted novel, The Fishermen'Obioma is truly the heir to Chinua Achebe' New York TimesA young farmer named Chinonso prevents a woman from falling to her death. Bonded by this strange night on the bridge, he and Ndali fall in love, but it is a mismatch according to her family who reject him because of his lowly status. Is it lov..

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Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books)

A stunning novel from the internationally bestselling author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND. In an abandoned mansion at the heart of Barcelona, a young man - David Martin - makes his living by writing sensationalist novels under a pseudonym. The survivor of a troubled childhood, he has taken refuge in the world of books, and spends his nights spinning baroque tales about the city's underworld. But pe..

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Art of Racing in the Rain

Now a major motion picture, this heart-warming and inspirational tale follows Enzo, a loyal family dog, as he tells the story of his human family, how they nearly fell apart, and what he did to bring them back together. A captivating and moving story of an extraordinary family, how they almost fell apart, and how they were brought back together again by the wisest and most loyal member – Enzo the..

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Aviator

MY HEAD SPINS. I'M LYING IN A BED. WHERE AM I? WHO AM I?A man wakes up in hospital. He has no idea who he is or how he came to be there. The doctor tells him his name, but he doesn't remember it. He remembers nothing.As memories slowly resurface, he begins to build a picture of his former life. Russia in the early twentieth century, the turbulence of the revolution, the aftermath. But how can this..

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Balkan Trilogy

Living and working in Romania, Guy and Harriet Pringle are forced to evacuate to Greece before the steady advance of the German army. The Balkan Trilogy is the remarkable portrait of their marriage, a haunting evocation of a vanished way of life and a delightfully ironic comedy of manners in a breaking world. So glittering is the overall parade- and so entertaining the surface that the tril..

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Before I Fall (film tie-in) Stoc momentan epuizat

Before I Fall (film tie-in)

A bestselling summer read as heartbreaking as The Lovely Bones and as gripping as Jenny Downham's Before I Die.**Now a major Netflix movie starring Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Kian Lawley**'Gossip Girl meets Groundhog Day' Grazia'Tender, funny and raw' Marie Claire'A clever, funny, insightful and utterly addictive novel' Daily Mail'Compelling and poignant, a truly memorable read' Clos..

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Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night: An Enchanting Collection of Modern Fairy Tales

Modern fairy tales of magic, outsiders and lost souls'A gem of a book ... deeply moving' Stylist'A darkly clever, beautifully written and deliciously twisted collection of modern fairy tales' Red'Campbell writes beautifully' Grazia'What a book. It's so strange and magical and the writing is just beautiful. I loved it' Louise O'Neill 'Enchanting and illuminating' Carys Bray, author of A Song For Is..

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Beneath the Earth

In this collection of twelve dark, unerring and surprising short stories, John Boyne explores the extremities of the human condition in all its brilliance and brutality. The secrets we keep and the ways in which they shape us, the impossibility of shared loss, the lengths we will go to in order to protect our families and the distance we will run to protect ourselves. Drawing on a host of ent..

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf

'Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter's. I cannot wait for the next installment' Neil GaimanIn this stunning follow-up to his Man Booker-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marl..

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Book of Hidden Things

From "one of the most significant figures of the last generation of fantasy" comes Francesco Dimitri's debut novel in English, an enthralling and seductive fantasy following four old friends and the secrets they keep. Four friends have a pact: to meet up on the same day every year in their small hometown in southern Italy. Art, the charismatic leader of the group, has always been adamant about the..

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Book of Joan

THE RESISTANCE STARTS NOW A group of rebels have united to save a world ravaged by war, violence and greed. Joan is their leader. Jean de Men is their foe. The future of humanity is being rewritten . . . Lidia Yuknavitch's mesmerising novel sees Joan of Arc's story reborn for the near future. It is a genre-defying masterpiece that may well rewire your brain. "Brilliant and incendiary . . . The ..

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Bottled Goods (Longlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2019)

Longlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction 2019, The Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019 and The People's Book Prize 2018. 'Enjoyable to read' - Dolly Alderton, The High Low. When Alina's brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services, causing both of their careers to come grinding to a halt. As the strain takes its toll on their marria..

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Boy at the Top of the Mountain

THE UNFORGETTABLE NEW WORLD WAR TWO NOVEL FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS Pierrot knows nothing about the Nazis when he is sent to live with his aunt in a mysterious house at the top of a mountain. But this is no ordinary house, and this is no ordinary time. It is 1935, and this is the Berghof. Taken under Hitler's wing, Pierrot is swept up into a dangerous new world o..

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Business

Kate Telman is a senior executive officer in The Business, a powerful and massively discreet transglobal organisation. Financially transparent, internally democratic and disavowing conventional familial inheritance, the character of The Business seems, even to Kate, to be vague to the point of invisibility. It possesses, allegedly, a book of Leonardo cartoons, several sets of Crown Jewels and wa..

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Canal Dreams

Apocaliptic' e primul cuvant care iti vine in minte pentru a descrie acest roman violent si puternic in care Banks isi demonstreaza o data in plus extraordinarele puteri negre ale imaginatiei…Impresionant" (The Times)..

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Cat Stories (editie cartonata)

Playful kittens and ruthless predators, beloved pets and witches' familiars - cats of all kinds come alive in these stories. Maeve Brennan and Alice Adams movingly explore what cats can mean to their humans, while writers as varied as Patricia Highsmith and Fritz Leiber imagine the intriguingly alien feline point of view. Cats flaunt their undeniable superiority in Angela Carter's bawdy retelling ..

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Celestial Bodies (Winner of The Man Booker International 2019)

Winner of The best Omani novel, 2010 Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owni..

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Chamber

Adam Hill e in primul lui an de practica la o firma de avocati din Chicago. Se ofera voluntar sa preia un caz pe care nu il vrea nimeni. Nici chiar viitorul client - un rasist care nu se sfieste de trecutul lui violent si care isi asteapta condamnarea la moarte pentru uciderea a doi copii evrei in 1967. De ce vrea Adam, un novice, sa il apere? Raspunsul se gaseste intr-un secret vechi de 20 de a..

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Chaperone (Film Tie-in)

Soon to be a feature film from the creators of Downton AbbeyOn a summer's day in 1922, Cora Carlisle boards a train from Wichita, Kansas, to New York City, charged with the care of a stunningly beautiful young girl with a jet-black bob and wisdom way beyond her fifteen years.The girl is Louise Brooks and, for her, New York offers a chance of stardom beneath the bright lights of Broadway. For Cora,..

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Children of The Alley

The tumultuous alley of this rich and intricate novel (first published in Arabic in 1959) is inhabited by a delightful Egyptian family, but is also the setting for a second, hidden, and more daring narrative: the spiritual history of humankind. The men and women of a modern Cairo neighborood unwittingly reenact the lives of their holy ancestors: from the feudal lord who disowns one son for diaboli..

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City of Girls (editie cartonata)

'Glamorous, sexy, compelling ... Addictive . Radical and refreshing to read' DOLLY ALDERTON, SUNDAY TIMESIt is the summer of 1940. Nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris arrives in New York with her suitcase and sewing machine, exiled by her despairing parents. Although her quicksilver talents with a needle and commitment to mastering the perfect hair roll have been deemed insufficient for her to pass in..

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Clifton Chronicles 1: Only Time Well Tell

The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer's most ambitious work in four decades as an international bestselling author. The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1919, in the backstreets of Bristol. His father was a war hero, but it will be twenty-one tumultuous years before Harry discovers the truth about how his father really died and if, in fact, he even was his father. Only Time Will Te..

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Clifton Chronicles 2: Sins of the Father (editie de buzunar)

New York, 1939. Tom Bradshaw is arrested for first degree murder. He stands accused of killing his brother. When Sefton Jelks, a top Manhattan lawyer, offers his services for nothing, penniless Tom has little choice but to accept his assurance of a lighter sentence. After Tom is tried, found guilty and sentenced, Jelks disappears, and the only way for him to prove his innocence would be to revea..

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Clifton Chronicles 4: Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For, the fourth instalment in Jeffrey Archer's The Clifton Chronicles, opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno? When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton ..

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Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis is the complete collection of short fiction from the world-renowned Lydia Davis.WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2013.'Big rejoicing: Lydia Davis has won the Man Booker International prize. Never did a book award deliver such a true match-winning punch. Best of all, a new audience will read her now and find her wit, her vigour and rigour, her funnin..

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Come Rain Or Come Shine (Faber Stories)

When Ray turns up to visit his old university friends Charlie and Emily, he's given a special task: to be so much his useless self that he makes Charlie look good by comparison. But Ray has his own buried feelings to contend with. Decades earlier, he and Emily would listen to jazz when they were alone, and now, as Sarah Vaughan sings through the speakers, he struggles to control everything the s..

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Compulsory Happiness

In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, the four novellas of Compulsory Happiness create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of the ordinary, and the painful search for an ideal. "Norman Manea's four novellas, written during the later Ceausescu years, offer a comparable contr..

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Con Artist: A Novel

There's murder at San Diego Comic Con in this entertaining summer read from a Marvel/DC comics veteran Fred Van Lente, featuring illustrations in classic comic book style. This illustrated mystery will appeal to comic book fans and anyone who appreciates an unconventional whodunit. Comic book artist Mike Mason arrives at San Diego Comic-Con, seeking sanctuary with other fans and creators—a..

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Consolation of Maps

'Austere, elusive . . . the influence of Beckett seems unmistakeable' Irish TimesArresting and beautiful, The Consolation of Maps tells a story of ill-fated passion. Theodora Appel runs a company that is more like a family. When young Kenji Tanabe moves from Tokyo to Washington, he's initiated into her rarefied world of antiquarian cartography. But Theodora - brilliantly successful, beguilingly se..

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Convenience Store Woman (Foyles Fiction Book of the Year 2018)

Meet Keiko.Keiko is 36 years old. She's never had a boyfriend, and she's been working in the same supermarket for eighteen years.Keiko's family wishes she'd get a proper job. Her friends wonder why she won't get married.But Keiko knows what makes her happy, and she's not going to let anyone come between her and her convenience store...*Convenience Store Woman comes in three different colours; the ..

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Conversations with Friends

WINNER OF THE SUNDAY TIMES / PFD YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2019LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2018A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEARFrances is twenty-one years old, ..

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Dead Men's Trousers

*THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*Mark Renton is finally a success. An international jet-setter, he now makes significant money managing DJs, but the constant travel, airport lounges, soulless hotel rooms and broken relationships have left him dissatisfied with his life. He’s then rocked by a chance encounter with Frank Begbie, from whom he’d been hiding for years after a terrible betrayal and the resu..

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Descreet Hero

Felicito Yanaque has raised himself from poverty to ownership of a trucking business. His two sons work for him. He receives a threatening letter demanding protection money. The police don't take him seriously, Felicito refuses to pay up and gets sucked into a nightmare. He becomes a reluctant public hero. Then his mistress is kidnapped, and matters become seriously complicated. And he finds ..

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Distant Hours

Edie Burchall si mama ei nu au fost niciodata apropiate, dar cand intr-o duminica soseste o scrisoare de demult returnata pe adresa Milderhurst Castle, Kent, Edie banuieste ca sub masca distantei emotionale, mama ei ascunde un secret. Evacuata din Londra cand avea 13 ani, mama lui Edie a fost aleasa de misteriooasa Juniper Blythe si luata sa traiasca la Milderhurst Castle cu familia Blythe. Dupa..

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