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
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 ON... 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
1989, Reprint. A very good copy in a very good, unclipped d/w.
2107. A proof copy in fine, unread condition.
2011. A proof copy in fine, unread condition.
Based on Ernest J. Gaines' National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, Romulus Linney's A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to ... read more
1999. A paperback copy in very good condition.
Shortlisted for the 2005 Man Booker Prize.
Told in Sebastian Barry's characteristically beautiful prose, A Long Long Way evokes the camaraderie and humour of Willie and his regiment, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, but also the cruelty and sadness of war, and the divided lo... read more
Faber and Faber, 2005. A trade paperback copy in fine, unmarked condition.