2011. A proof copy in fine, unread condition.
What looms in twelve-year-old Marwand's memory from his previous visit to Afghanistan six years ago is his contentious relationship with Budabash, the terrifying but beloved dog who guards his extended family's compound in the rural village of Logar. But eager for an ally i... read more
Faber and Faber, 2005. A paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.
1983. First UK edition. A near fine copy only marked by light browning of the edges of the text block. The d/w is fine and now in a protective cover.
|Awards:||Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction|
Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS.
Deft, spare and devastating, Rachel Seiffert's new novel tells of the three days that follow and the lives that are overturned in the process. ... read more
Margaret and Patrick, married just a few months, set off on a great adventure ? a year living in Kenya. While Patrick practices medicine, Margaret works as a photojournalist, capturing a dizzying and sometimes dangerous city on film. When a British couple invites the newl... read more
2009. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
In A Closed Eye, Anita Brookner explores, with compassionate insight and stylistic brilliance, the self-inflicted paradoxes in the life of Harriet Lytton, a woman whose powers of submissiveness and self-denial are suddenly tested by the dizzying prospect of sexual awakening. In H... read more
1992. A paperback copy in near fine condition.
For use in schools and libraries only. In mid-1970s India, after a "state of internal emergency" is declared, four diverse people--a widowed seamstress, a student, and a man and his nephew who have fled their village--find their lives inextricably intertwined.
***Soon to be a major TV series starring Kenneth Branagh*** OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD THE TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A SUNDAY TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A MAIL ON SUNDAYBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A DAILY EXPRESSBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 AN IRISH TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 ONE... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Saltire Society Scottish Fiction Book of the Year Award 2015. Baileys Longlist 2016|
WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA NOVEL AWARD AND BESTSELLING LITERARY PAPERBACK OF 2016: NOW INCLUDING AN EXCLUSIVE SAMPLE FROM KATE ATKINSON'S NEW NOVEL TRANSCRIPTION (September 2018). A God in Ruins relates the life of Teddy Todd - would-be poet, heroic World War II bomber pilot, husba... read more
A literary psychological suspense thriller for fans of Apple Tree Yard, this novel promises to be as talked about as Lullaby. Taut, absorbing and psychologically astute, in A Good Enough Mother Bev Thomas combines all the tension of a thriller with the emotional resonance... read more
JONATHAN CAPE, 1989, First edition in generally excellent condition. D/w is unclipped and has a very small chip to the front top lh of d/w. There is a small previous booksellers label to the front pastedown endpaper. In every other respect this is a superb copy. Protected in a mylar cover. Scans available if required.