For readers that like that feeling of contentment after reading a really good book. The author of the international bestseller The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry returns with a witty, moving novel about what it means to be a woman - especially in the Google age where no secret is ... read more
Anna and Magnus have a happy marriage, but when, in a moment of madness, Anna has a brief fling with Erik, a man she met at a work conference, she lives to regret more than just her infidelity. Erik is a disturbed individual who goes to extreme lengths to get Anna's attenti... read more
2013, First edition. A fine, as new copy.
The narrator, a student in 1950s South Africa, plots an escape from his native country, from the stifling love of his mother, from a father whose failures haunt him - and from what he is sure is impending revolution. However, arriving at last in London, he begins the dark pilgrimage of an outsider.
2002, First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.
2012. A proof copy in near fine condition.
When a young American research assistant is killed by a man-eating lion, three people are devastated Ã�Â�Ã�Â�Ã�Â�Ã�Â¯Ã�Â�Ã�Â�Ã�Â�Ã�Â¿Ã�Â�Ã�Â�&A... read more
2006. A paperback copy in good condition.
|Series:||The Black Forest Investigations|
Louise Boni, chief inspector with the Black Forest crime squad, is struggling with her demons. Divorced at forty-two, she is haunted by the shadows of the past. Dreading yet another a dreary winter weekend alone, she receives a call from the departmental chief which ... read more
|Author:||Guzel Yakhina; Lisa C. Hayden (Translator)|
|Awards:||Winner English Pen Award 2018 WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD|
WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD
Soviet Russia, 1930. Zuleikha, the "pitiful hen," lives with her brutal husband Murtaza and her mother-in-law in a small Tartar village. When Murtaza is executed by communist soldi... read more
1979. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by uniform age tanning of the pages.
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2001.|
As Eiji Miyake's twentieth birthday nears, he sets out for the seething metropolis of Tokyo to find the father he has never met. There, he begins a thrilling, whirlwind journey where dreams, memories and reality collide then diverge as Eiji is caught up in a feverish succession of encounters by turn b... read more
William Wiles is an easy-going thirty-something, a bartender who lives a quiet life alone until a serial killer singles him out - not to kill him, but to force him to decide who the next victim will be.
Harper Collins, 2006. A paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.