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The Moth : This Is a True Story by Catherine Burns The Moth : This Is a True Story by Catherine Burns favourite
£9.99
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With an introduction by Neil GaimanBefore television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. The Moth is a non-profit group that is trying to recapture this lost art, he…
Bartholomew Rakehell - nerer do well Bartholomew Rakehell - nerer do well
£6.95
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This most excellent book of verse would grace the study of any Discerning Gentleman or Lady. Lavishly bound in rich Burgundy Cloth and Gold-foil Blocked with six charming illustrations by Mr G. Woods, the tales involve Bare-knuckled fighters, Highwaymen, Pirates, Brothel-keepers and feisty young girls who give as good as they get! The book uses the language of the late 18th Century yet is accessib…
Being Dad - Short Stories About Fatherhood Being Dad - Short Stories About Fatherhood
£9.99
2 in stock
Fatherhood is in a state of flux. Gone are the simplistic gender roles of yesteryear, the clear divisions between mothers and fathers. More dads than ever before are staying home to be full-time parents to their children; those that work often find themselves part of a working partnership, their kids spending as much time with childminders and nannies as they do with their parents. As society chan…
Black Vodka Black Vodka
£12.00
1 in stock
Anarchy in Mexico - a comic novel about screwed-up families and politics from the author of Down the Rabbit HoleVillalobos' first novel, Down the Rabbit Hole, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011 and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2012It's the 1980s in Lagos de Moreno - a town where there are more cows than people, and more priests than cows - and a poor family is strugg…
Colorless Tsukuru Tazake and His Years of Pilgramage Colorless Tsukuru Tazake and His Years of Pilgramage
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1 in stock
This is a mesmerising mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood and 1Q84. Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning 'red pine', and Oumi, 'blue sea', while the girls' names were Shirane, 'white root', and Kurono, 'black field'. Tazaki was the only las…
Household Worms Household Worms
£10.00
1 in stock
Stanley Donwood says of a selection of stories contained in Household Worms that were inspired by drinking red wine alone at night: 'These were written to avoid staring for too long at a night-filled window that only reflected my own sorry-for-itself face. Perhaps I should try writing with white wine too. A lighter tone may emerge. Champagne would probably get me writing jokes for crackers. Never…
I Am The Brother Of XX I Am The Brother Of XX
£8.99
1 in stock
A wife is suspended in a bird cage; a thirteenth-century visionary senses the foreskin of Christ on her tongue: Fleur Jaeggy's gothic imagination knows no limits. Whether telling of mystics, tormented families or famously private writers, Jaeggy's terse, telegraphic writing is always psychologically clear-eyed and deeply moving, always one step ahead, or to the side, of her readers' expectations.…
Lime Tree Lime Tree
£8.99
1 in stock
Seeing double rows of elegant lime trees around the main square of his hometown of Colonel Pringles, our narrator - who could well be the author himself, although nothing is guaranteed in a book by Cesar Aira - suddenly recalls the Sunday mornings of his childhood, when his father would take him to gather the lime-flower blossoms from which he made tea. Beginning with his father, handsome and `bla…
Pure by Andrew Miller Pure by Andrew Miller
£8.99
1 in stock
WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD (2011)A year of bones, of grave-dirt, relentless work. Of mummified corpses and chanting priests.A year of rape, suicide, sudden death. Of friendship too. Of desire. Of love...A year unlike any other he has lived.Deep in the heart of Paris, its oldest cemetery is, by 1785, overflowing, tainting the very breath of those who live nearby. Into their midst co…
Quesadillas Quesadillas
£10.00
1 in stock
Anarchy in Mexico - a comic novel about screwed-up families and politics from the author of Down the Rabbit HoleVillalobos' first novel, Down the Rabbit Hole, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011 and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2012It's the 1980s in Lagos de Moreno - a town where there are more cows than people, and more priests than cows - and a poor family is strugg…

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