|Author:||Anna Maria Ortese; Ann Goldstein|
Classic short stories set in Naples in the 1940s and 50s that inspired Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels
From "one of Iran's most important living fiction writers" (The Guardian) comes a fantastically imaginative story of love and war narrated by two angel scribes perched on the shoulders of a shell-shocked Iranian soldier who's searching for the mysterious woman haunting his dreams.
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MUNICH, SEPTEMBER 1938 Hitler is determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace. They will meet in a city which forever afterwards will be notorious for what is about to take place. As Chamberlain's plane judders over the channel and the Fuhrer's train steams s... read more
'A completely fascinating novel and a marvellously skilful re-imagining of real people, times and places. Outstanding.' - William Boyd ___________________________ They told him everything. He told everyone else.
Over countless martini-soaked Manhattan lunches, they shared their... read more
'The best crime novel I've read in a very long time.' VAL MCDERMID As heard on BBC Radio 4 Front Row SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS . . . On a stifling summer's day, eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them... read more
SIS agent Luke Carlton returns in the explosive, action-packed and unerringly authentic new thriller from BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner, author of the acclaimed No.1 bestseller Crisis . . .
Deep within a cave system at the Iranian military complex of Parch... read more
A deep and luminous story of late love and second chances - an enduring novel of ideas about life, love and the surprises it throws at us.
'Full of grace and humanity' Sunday Times
'Intriguing, tender, unexpectedly moving' Woman and Home
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"It is June 1962. In a hotel on the Dorset coast, overlooking Chesil Beach, Edward and Florence, who got married that morning, are sitting down to dinner in their room. Neither is entirely able to suppress their anxieties about the wedding night to come On Chesil... read more
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown returns with an unforgettable novel "about people--about strength and tribal loyalty and what we unwittingly do when trying to show our boys how to be men" (Jojo Moyes). Have you ever seen a town fall?... read more
Are Friends Electric? offers a vivid and moving vision of a past, present and future mediated by technology. The first part of Helen Heaths bold new collection is comprised largely of found poems which emerge from conversations about sex bots, people who feel an intimate love fo... read more
On tiny, isolated Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf is a treatment facility for alcoholic men. It's here, at the Salvation Army-run home, that three characters at very different points in their lives will find themselves gathered, each for reasons of their own. There is Katherine, known to... read more
In this powerful novel for teenagers, 16-year-old Jahnine is having to fend for herself amidst a series of family misfortunes, with her mother is in hospital battling cancer and her brother gone without a trace. Family legend has it that a patu taken during the Land Wars by her great-great-gra... read more