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Below Deck

And then, just like that, a thought bubbles inside me. It's a beginning; a new beginning; my beginning. The beginning of the story I tell myself in order to survive. We choose to breathe, don't we? ..

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Bend in the River, A

A Bend in the River is V. S. Naipaul's vivid exploration of post-colonial Africa at the time of Independence. With an introduction by Yiyun Li, author of A Thousand Years of Good Prayers. Salim h..

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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 wa..

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Beneath the World, a Sea

'A disturbing descent into a surreal world, written with a deft hand.' - Adrian Tchaikovsky, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2016 South America, 1990. Ben Ronson, a British police officer, a..

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Benefit of Hindsight: Simon Serrailler Book 10, The

In this, the tenth Simon Serrailler crime novel, Simon must engage with his own demons as Lafferton struggles to cope with a series of crimes that threaten the sanctity of hearth and home. On th..

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Beowulf

"Of unknown date, and surviving in a tenth-century manuscript, Beowulf is the tale of a young Geatish hero and his struggle with three deadly foes, beginning with the dread monster Grendel, who has be..

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Beowulf (Summer School edition)

Alexander's translation is marked by a conviction that it is possible to be both ambitious and faithful [and] ...communicates the poem with a care which goes beyond fidelity-to-meaning and reaches fid..

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Beowulf: In Blank Verse

The Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf tells the story of the hero's slaying of three fabulous monsters, set against the historical background of sixth-century Scandinavian wars and dynasties. Its alliterative ..

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Beren and Luthien

Painstakingly restored from Tolkien's manuscripts and presented for the first time as a fully continuous and standalone story, the epic tale of Beren and Luthien will reunite fans of The Hobbit and Th..

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Berlin Alexanderplatz

'As long as he had money, he remained decent. But then he ran out of money' Franz Biberkopf is back on the streets of Berlin. Determined to go straight after a stint in prison for doing some stup..

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Besieged City, The

Written in flight from Lispector's 'shipwreck of introspection' it is a book unlike any other in the Lispector canon, a novel about simply seeing the external world. Its heroine Lucrecia is utterly mu..

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Best Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionized literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy tales - with an..

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Best Kind of Beautiful, The

A warm-hearted novel from the author of Walking on Trampolines about music, grief, relationships, gardens, love, laughter and family. Florence Saint Claire is a loner. Albert Flowers is a social..

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Best of Gene Wolfe, The

One of the greatest writers in genre (and literary fiction) of the 20th century, Gene Wolfe was a national treasure who produced the finest and most significant body of short fiction in the SF and fan..

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Best of Sherlock Holmes

Faithfully supported by his chronicler, Dr Watson, Sherlock Holmes pits his wits against 'Napoleon of Crime' Professor Moriarty, assists European royalty threatened by disgrace, helps to solve the my..

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Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse

Best-Loved Poems collects the nation's favourite and the English language's best: poetry's greatest hits.From the classics of Wordsworth, Donne and Keats to such modern masters as Hughes, Heaney and L..

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Better Luck Next Time

'Kate Hilton's writing reminds me of Nora Ephron's work . . . Witty, poignant, and deeply observant, I loved every moment I spent with Hilton's latest novel!' Marissa Stapley, bestselling author of Th..

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Better Man, A

Gripping and full of suspense, A BETTER MAN is the spellbinding new crime thriller from New York Times number one bestseller, Louise Penny. 'She makes most of her competitors seem like wann..

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Better Man, A

Gripping and full of suspense, A BETTER MAN is the spellbinding new crime thriller from New York Times number one bestseller, Louise Penny ****** 'Louise Penny is one of the grea..

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Betty

'NOT A STORY YOU WILL SOON FORGET' Karen Joy Fowler, author of Man Booker Prize finalist We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves 'A girl comes of age against the knife.' So begins the story..

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Between the Acts

Outwardly a novel about life in a country-house in whose grounds there is to be a pageant, Between the Acts is also a striking evocation of English experience in the months leading up to the Second Wo..

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Between Two Evils

As the country bakes under the relentless summer sun, a young doctor is found brutally murdered at his home in a picturesque Cambridgeshire village. Is his death connected to his private life - o..

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Beyond Recall

'Seymour produces the most intelligent writing in the thriller genre' Financial Times *** Gary - 'Gaz' - Baldwin is a watcher, not a killer. Operating with a special forces unit ..

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Beyond Stanislavsky

When Stanislavsky died, he was working on a new system, Psycho-Physical Acting. Previously he had taught that truthful performance can only spring from the actor's imagination (the Method). Late in li..

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Beyond the Sea

Chosen as a Book of the Year by Sebastian Barry, Martina Devlin and Peter Cunningham Hector and Bolivar set sail from their South American fishing village on what they believe to be a routi..

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Beyond the Sea

When fishermen Bolivar and Hector set sail from their South American village, they soon find themselves cast adrift in the Pacific Ocean by a sudden storm. As the days pass and no rescue materialises,..

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Big Brother

The new novel from the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, this is the compelling and confronting story of a sister who risks her marriage to save her morbidly obese brother. ..

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Big Girl, Small Town

'Milkman meets Derry Girls. A cracking read' Sinead Moriarty 'Bawdy yet beautiful, full of everyday tragedy, absurdity and truth. I grew extraordinarily attached to Majella' Sara Baume ..

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Big Lies in a Small Town

North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correction..

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Big Little Lies

I guess it started with the mothers.' 'It was all just a terrible misunderstanding.' 'I'll tell you exactly why it happened.' Pirriwee Public's annual school Trivia Night has ended in a shocking riot...

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Big Little Lies: Season 2

The no 1. New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband's Secret and new novel Nine Perfect Strangers. NOW AN EMMY AWARD WINNING HBO TELEVISION SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON & NICO..

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Big Sky

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER- THE RETURN OF JACKSON BRODIE, 'LIKE ALL GOOD DETECTIVES, A HERO FOR MEN AND WOMEN ALIKE' (The Times) 'Big Sky is laced with Atkinson's sharp, dry humour, ..

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Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep is the definitive hardboiled detective story and Philip Marlowe the perfect expression of the cynical, world-weary gumshoe. Hired by the crippled General Sternwood to ..

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Bina

My name is Bina and I'm a very busy woman. That's Bye-na, not Beena. I don't know who Beena is but I expect she's having a happy life. I don't know who you are, or the state of your life. But if you'v..

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Binding, The

The most captivating novel of 2019 'Utterly brilliant' Joanna Cannon 'Truly spellbinding' Guardian 'Pure magic' Erin Kelly 'A real treat' The Times 'Gorgeous' Stella Duffy 'Astounding' ..

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Binti

Winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novella! Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of hi..

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Binti: Home

It's been a year since Binti and the Meduse Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. A year since she abandoned her family in the dawn..

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Bird in the Bamboo Cage

War imprisoned them. Friendship set them free. 'Moving and authentic' Dinah Jefferies 'Vivid, heart-rending and so, so beautiful ' Jenny Ashcroft 'A beautiful, tender and fascinating story' Sin..

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Bird King, The

From award-winning author G. Willow Wilson, The Bird King is an epic journey set during the reign of the last sultan in the Iberian peninsula at the height of the Spanish Inquisition. G. Willow W..

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Birdman's Wife

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Birdman's Wife, The

A woman overshadowed by history steps back into the light . . . Artist Elizabeth Gould spent her life capturing the sublime beauty of birds the world had never seen before, but her legacy w..

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Birds, The

This is the story of Mattis, a mentally handicapped man who lives with and is cared for by his older sister, Hege. Mattis cannot make sense of his tangled thoughts, frightening apparitions, surges of ..

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Birdsong

WWI Centenary Edition. With a new introduction from the author. A novel of overwhelming emotional power, Birdsong is a story of love, death, sex and survival. Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman, ar..

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Bitterroots, The

Former sheriff's investigator Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. The latest novel in the Barry Award-winning Highway Quartet series. The ties that b..

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Black and Blue S2 2020

In the 1960s, the infamous Bible John terrorised Scotland when he murdered three women, taking three souvenirs. Thirty years later, a copycat is at work, dubbed Johnny Bible. DI John Rebus's unconven..

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Black Ball, The

'If he only knew what it was, he would fix it; he would kill this mean thing that made Mama feel so bad.'Belonging and estrangement intertwine in these four lyrical short stories from the the author o..

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Black Beauty

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure..

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Black Elfstone: Book One of the Fall of Shannara

'TERRY'S PLACE IS AT THE HEAD OF THE FANTASY WORLD' Philip Pullman The first book of the triumphant four-part conclusion to the Shannara series, from one of the all-time masters of fantasy.The age of ..

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Black Faggot and Other Plays

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Black Fox Running, A

'I have never read a novel about animals and the British countryside - with the single exception of BB's The Wild Lone - which has so moved or entranced me. Never' John Lewis-Stempel This is the ..

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf: Dark Star Trilogy Book 1

Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter - and he always works alone. But when he is engaged to find a child who disappeared three years ago, he must break his own rules, joining a gro..

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