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ISBN: 9781847677655
Title: Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
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When a letter from an elderly taxidermist drops onto Henry's doormat it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist.

ISBN: 9780753823293
Title: The Reader by Prof Bernhard Schlink
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For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined

ISBN: 184195392X
Title: Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
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A young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the last survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. 'I was hundreds of miles from landfall, if not over a thousand miles

ISBN: 014101945X
Title: On Beauty by Zadie Smith
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SET IN NEW ENGLAND MAINLY AND LONDON PARTLY, ON BEAUTY CONCERNS A PAIR OF FEUDING FAMILIES - THE BELSEYS AND THE KIPPS - AND A CLUTCH OF DOOMED AFFAIRS

ISBN: 0552552119
Title: Eldest by Christopher Paolini
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There's a keenness in the storytelling, and an excitement for pure adventure and magic, that will ensure fans of Paolini's Eragon will find its much-anticipated sequel every bit as readable and captivating

ISBN: 0552553719
Title: Eragon: Book One (The Inheritance cycle) by Christopher Paolini
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When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery that will buy his family, meat for the winter

ISBN: 9780007374458
Title: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
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In The Art of Fielding, we see young men who know that their four years on the baseball diamond at Westish College are all that remain of their sporting careers

ISBN: 9780439943666
Title: The Ruby In The Smoke (Sally Lockhart) by Philip Pullman
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Soon after Sally Lockhart's father drowns at sea, she receives a strange anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet

ISBN: 9780752876924
Title: Father Figure by Ann Widdecombe
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Jason Kirk is a thirty-two year old teacher who believes he is happily married until he returns home one day to find that his wife has left him, taking their two young children with her

ISBN: 9780006472179
Title: The Journeyman Tailor by Gerald Seymour
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The "journeyman tailor" of the title is a figure of myth who betrayed the legendary Shane Bearnagh Donnelly to the English dragoons, and is the ghostly presence in this thriller

ISBN: 0140270051
Title: The Beach by Alex Garland
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Richard is drawn into a strange conversation in a hotel. He hears of a secret island Garden of Eden hidden in the scattered islands of a Thai marine park

ISBN: 0140035907
Title: Don't Look Now and Other Stories: by Daphne Du Maurier
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The title novella of this collection features John and Laura who are on holiday in Venice. But it is a dangerous place for them as they are being followed by two old sisters and there is a killer on the loose.

ISBN: 9780552147217
Title: Tom Dick and Debbie Harry by Jessica Adams
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The lead singer of "We've Got Blondie's Drumsticks and We're Going To Use Them" has a problem. He only wants one woman in the world, and that woman is Debbie Harry. Unfortunately, he works in a bank. His brother has a problem too

ISBN: 0006540945
Title: One Generation (Flamingo) by Roy A.K. Heath
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Rohan's involvement with a married woman disrupts his family, forces him to leave home, and causes tensions in a small town in Guyana. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

ISBN: 0349106800
Title: The Wedding by Dorothy West
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Set in the Elysian isle of Martha's Vineyard, among an insular community of proud and prosperous black families, this novel centres around the marriage of Shelby Coles, daughter of the community's foremost family, to a struggling white jazz musician

ISBN: 0340770120
Title: Sisters and Husbands by Amanda Brookfield
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Beautiful Anna Lawrence, with a successful career in broadcasting and marriage to a wealthy man with a luxurious country home, has everything a thirty-two year old could wish for

ISBN: 0330335278
Title: Foetal Attraction by Kathy Lette
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Aussie Madeline Wolfe has left her home, her surfboard and her hemisphere for the new man in her life. Alexander Drake, indisputed King of the TV jungle, gives the best cunnilingus this side of a detachable shower nozzle

ISBN: 9780330334747
Title: The Power by Colin Forbes
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The killer stepped inside. . . closed the front door. . . Paula Grey escapes death by minutes when a lunch party at a remote Cornwall mansion is massacred. A massive bomb blows tweed's London HQ to pieces. Both events take place on the same day

ISBN: 9780330488907
Title: The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood
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Introduced to Charlie and his younger brother, Sam at the start of this compelling novel, we quickly learn of the terrible tragedy that befalls their family

ISBN: 9780330441209
Title: Housewife Down by Alison Penton Harper
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The days I had previously filled with the duties of chief cook and bottle-washer now lay strangely empty and stretched out before me like a blank canvas. I kept looking at it, but couldn't think of anything to paint. .

ISBN: 9780413775573
Title: Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates
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As New/Unread/Immediate dispatch.

ISBN: 9781849161961
Title: The Merry Misogynist (Dr Siri Paiboun Mystery 6) by Colin Cotterill
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Many a crime fiction reader sighs with resignation when they encounter something over-familiar in the genre they love 'Oh, no!' is the lament, 'Not that plot again!' Or not that kind of character or even locale

ISBN: 9780593034736
Title: Riley by Catherine Cookson
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There were many who said of Riley that in his early life he appeared to be older than his years. He left school with little knowledge but is appointed assistant stage manager at The Little Palace Theatre

ISBN: 9780276441080
Title: The Constant Princess, Recipes for a Perfect Marriage and Look the World in the Eye by Philippa Gregory
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The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory, Recipes for a Perfect Marriage by Kate Kerrigan and Look the World in the Eye by Alice Peterson. 3 great stories of love and life.