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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

In a prison in Occupied France one in every ten men is to be shot. The prisoners draw lots among themselves - and for rich lawyer Louis Chavel, it seems that his whole life has been leading up to an agonizing and crucial failure of nerve. Hysterical with a sense of injustice, he offers to barter everything he owns for someone to take his place. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
9780099284147
ISBN
9780099284147

€ 6.28

Paperback. Andrews is a young man who has betrayed his fellow smugglers and fears their vengeance. Fleeing from them, with no hope of pity or salvation, he takes refuge in the house of a young woman, also alone in the world. She persuades him to give evidence against his accomplices in court. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099286158
ISBN
9780099286158

€ 6.28

Paperback. Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 20. Weight in Grams: 204. Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 20. Weight in Grams: 204.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099470472
ISBN
9780099470472

€ 6.28

Paperback. On a remote Greek Island, Nicholas Urfe finds himself embroiled in the deceptions of a master trickster. As reality and illusion intertwine, Urfe is caught up in the darkest of psychological games. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 35. Weight in Grams: 486.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099478355
ISBN
9780099478355

€ 6.28

Paperback. One windy spring day in the Chilterns Joe Rose's calm, organized life is shattered by a ballooning accident. The afternoon, Rose reflects, could have ended in mere tragedy, but for his brief meeting with Jed Parry. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 16. Weight in Grams: 186.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099481249
ISBN
9780099481249

€ 8.92

Paperback. Anthony Patch and Gloria Gibson are the golden children of the Jazz Age. They marry and embark on a life of glittering parties, lavish expenditure and scandalous revelry. When the money dries up their marriage founders. In this wistful novel Fitzgerald portrays the decline of youthful promise with devastating clarity. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099541493
ISBN
9780099541493

€ 6.28

Paperback. Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded for as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099765219
ISBN
9780099765219

€ 6.28

Paperback. A tale of identical twin brothers who grow up on a farm in rural Wales and never leave home. They till the rough soil and sleep in the same bed, touched only occasionally by the advances of the twentieth century. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 16. Weight in Grams: 196.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099769712
ISBN
9780099769712

€ 6.28

Paperback. A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge. Translator(s): Davies, J.M.Q. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBF; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 98. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182247
ISBN
9780141182247

€ 9.45

Paperback. Meet Holly Golightly - a free spirited, lop-sided romantic girl about town. With her tousled blond hair and upturned nose, dark glasses and chic black dresses, Holly is a style sensation wherever she goes. Her apartment rocks to Martini-soaked parties and she plays hostess to millionaires and gangsters alike. Series: Penguin Essentials. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 114 x 11. Weight in Grams: 102.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241951453
ISBN
9780241951453

€ 6.28

Paperback. Hot on the heels of Fiere and Red Dust Road, a generous new collection from a storyteller in a class of her own. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Picador
Condition
New
SKU
9780330515726
ISBN
9780330515726

€ 11.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. Arriving in Derry, years after he left for a wandering life, Niall finds the damaged city of his youth to have changed in all but character. His family has fractured and his failure to attend his father's funeral has encouraged a bitter response. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 197 x 18. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571205509
ISBN
9780571205509

€ 8.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. Dublin. Midsummer. While absent in New York, the celebrated actor Molly Fox has loaned her house to a playwright friend, who is struggling to write a new work. Why does Molly never celebrate her own birthday, which falls upon this day? What does it mean to be a playwright or an actor? Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 16. Weight in Grams: 184.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571298785
ISBN
9780571298785

€ 10.99
€ 4.64

Hardcover. On March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths.. Num Pages: 880 pages
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
9780571324620
ISBN
9780571324620

€ 24.99
€ 17.54

Paperback. It is 1918 and the world is at war. But this feels a million miles away for Laurel Shelton. In the house where her parents toiled and died, in the wilds of the Appalachian Mountains, Laurel aches for her life to begin. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 182. NEW.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Canongate Books
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
9780857862624
ISBN
9780857862624

€ 10.99
€ 8.91

Paperback. Told in prose of extraordinary clarity, The Rising is a profoundly moving love story that delves deep into the mindset of Irish Republicanism, along with the complex social relationships of town and country during that era. An engrossing account of family, memory, history and belonging. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Hachette Books Ireland
Condition
New
SKU
9781473641389
ISBN
9781473641389

€ 10.99
€ 4.79

Paperback. Num Pages: 342 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 128 x 27. Weight in Grams: 260 358pp. Popular fiction
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Poolbeg Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781842233429
ISBN
9781842233429

€ 9.99
€ 8.00

Paperback. In a simple place among good people, a monstrous crime has taken place. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Sandstone Press Ltd.
Condition
New
SKU
9781910985212
ISBN
9781910985212

€ 10.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. The husband James never intended to lead a double life - with a wife in London and a mistress in the country, it's exhausting. But that's all about to change.. The wife Stephanie isn't really snooping when she finds a text message from a strange woman on her husband's mobile. But now she's found it, how can she ignore it? Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 266. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Penguin
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0001297
ISBN
9780141034409

€ 4.64

Paperback. Ben is, at last, leaving home. At twenty-two, he's the youngest of the family. His mother, is distraught. His father, is rather hoping to get his wife back. His brother, is struggling in a relationship. And his sister, is wrestling with debt and the end of a turbulent love affair. This book talks about the Boyd family and the empty nest. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 274. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Black Swan, London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0002182
ISBN
9780552773119

€ 4.64

Paperback. Lexi wakes up in a hospital bed after a car accident, thinking it's 2004 and she's a twenty-five-year old with crooked teeth and a disastrous love life. But, to her disbelief, she learns it's actually 2007 - and she's married! To a good-looking millionaire! How on earth did she land the dream life? Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 28. Weight in Grams: 316. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Black Swan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0006394
ISBN
9780552772761

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 202. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0007121
ISBN
9781408853580

€ 4.64

Paperback. Sarah Waters, the award-winning author of three novels set in Victorian London, returns with a stunning novel that marks a departure from the 19th century. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 34. Weight in Grams: 404. Good copy with some shelf wear. Binding is slightly warped. Remains a good reading copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Virago, London
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KAK0009238
ISBN
9781844082414

€ 4.64

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