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ISBN: 0552995878
Title: Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
SALE: £3.75 reg: £0.00

The number one bestseller in Mexico and America for almost two years, and subsequently a bestseller around the world, "Like Water For Chocolate" is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet wit - and r...

ISBN: 0552094757
Title: A Raging Calm by Stan Barstow
SALE: £3.75 reg: £0.35

Tom Simpkins is a respected public figure in Cressley. He is also the long-time lover of a married woman. But when the husband of his mistress is killed in a car crash, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and relationships.

ISBN: 1871593212
Title: Camden Parasites by Daniel Lux
SALE: £3.75 reg: £8.95

Tyhe story of a working class boy who got into thieving early on and later used his charms on a series of middle class girls enabling him to indulge his heroin habit and desire for an easy life without too much effort

ISBN: 9781841957043
Title: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths) by Margaret Atwood
SALE: £3.75 reg: £8.99

'We are meaning-seeking creatures. Dogs, as far as we know, do not agonise about the canine condition, worry about the plight of dogs in other parts of the world, or try to see their lives from a different perspective

ISBN: 9780140168785
Title: The Eye In The Door : by Pat Barker
SALE: £4.25 reg: £7.99

Set in London in 1918, "The Eye in the Door" is an intense and profoundly intelligent examination of the effects of war, continuing the interwoven stories of Dr William Rivers, Billy Prior, and Siegfried Sassoon begun in "Regeneration"

ISBN: 0330285262
Title: An Easter Egg Hunt by Gillian. Freeman
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Freeman (The Marriage Machine, The Alabaster Egg) is a quiet, clever writer--and here she quietly, cleverly turns a grim little period tragedy into a satisfying short novel. .

ISBN: 9780385333788
Title: Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut
SALE: £3.75 reg: £0.25

World War Three and the Second Industrial Revolutin have come and gobe. Now machines and computers perform the routing manufacturing tasks

ISBN: F1438782720
Title: Farewell Victoria by White, T.H.
SALE: £2.75 reg: £2.00

A cleverly constructed novel presenting a panorama of the Victorian era; likened somewhat as an equivalent in novel form to Noel Coward's "Cavalcade".

ISBN: 0006545947
Title: The Day of Creation by J. G. Ballard
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In parched Port-la-Nouvelle in central Africa, Dr Mallory watches his clinic fail and dreams of discovering a third Nile to make the Sahara bloom

ISBN: 0140055770
Title: My Uncle Oswald by Roald Dahl
SALE: £3.75 reg: £1.25

Roald Dahl's first-ever novel presents the scurrilous memoirs of that delightful old reprobate from "Switch Bitch", Oswald Hendryks Cornelius - connoisseur, bon vivant, collector of spiders, scorpions, odd walking sticks, lover of opera, expert on C...

ISBN: 0140028900
Title: Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
SALE: £2.75 reg: £0.00

Enter the world of Gormenghast, to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. It is a kingdom of Byzantine rule and ancient ritual weighed down by centuries of intrigue, treachery, manipulation and murder.

ISBN: F1454604393
Title: The Saddest Summer of Samuel S by J. P. Donleavy
SALE: £3.75 reg: £0.18

A wily American driving his psychiatrist crazy in Vienna. Prey of a wealthy countess who wants him comfortable and secure – and her very own. Master of his domain – his sealed, darkened, disheveled apartment on a dank Vienna sidestreet

ISBN: 9780753801888
Title: The Great Philosophers: Nietzsche by Ronald Hayman
SALE: £3.25 reg: £3.00

A short book combining extracts from the work of one of the world's greatest thinkers combined with commentary from one of Britain's most distinguished writers on philosophy

ISBN: 1844083071
Title: Angel: A Virago Modern Classic (VMC) by Elizabeth Taylor
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At the turn of the century, 15-year-old Angelica escapes her life in a grocer's shop in a dreary provincial backstreet by retreating into a world of romantic dreams

ISBN: 9780007233458
Title: Alfred and Emily by Doris Lessing
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Examines the lives of Lessing's parents, both irrevocably damaged by World War I. The fictional first half imagines happier lives had there been no war; the biographical second half presents the lives they actually led

ISBN: 0417060203
Title: The Queen of a Distant Country by John Braine
SALE: £3.75 reg: £1.95

Suddenly in his middle thirties, writer TIm Metfield realises he is turning into a recording machine. More and more of his personal experience is becoming raw material for his novels

ISBN: 0192818759
Title: The Small Back Room by Nigel Balchin
SALE: £3.75 reg: £3.50

A classic 20th-century novel. Sammy Rice, a weapons scientist and one of the "backroom boys" of World War Two, suffers from a crippling disability that has left him cynical, disillusioned, and riddled with self-doubt

ISBN: 1844081249
Title: The Old Man And Me by Elaine Dundy
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There's love, and there's revenge. Betsy Lou Saegessor is bent on revenge

ISBN: 0140037292
Title: Local Anaesthetic by Gunter Grass
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"One of the best things written about the relationship of the sympathetic middle-aged with todays rebellious young.

ISBN: 0140023089
Title: Cat's Cradle (Penguin science fiction) by Kurt Vonnegut
SALE: £3.75 reg: £6.99

Cat's Cradle is the story of ice-nine and just what it meant when the stuff got loose

ISBN: 9780552779463
Title: Wake by Anna Hope
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"Hope's unblinking prose is reminiscent of Vera Brittain's classic memoir Testament of Youth". (New York Times)

ISBN: 0091784123
Title: The Hippopotamus by Stephen Fry
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A humorous novel by the author of "The Liar". Review: "My goodness what fruity language Fry uses! You can feel his enjoyment, and also the huge force of hi desire to please you, as you read this

ISBN: 0747405808
Title: Snowball by Brigid Brophy
SALE: £3.75 reg: £3.99

A comedy of manners set at a Baroque ball on New Year's Eve, this book portrays a variety of characters who embark on erotic relationships during the ball. The author has also written "Reads: A Collection of Essays" and "Flesh".