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Fiction: special features

Paperback. Features two affecting short stories that combine the fantastical with the allegorical. This book includes "The Machine Stops" and "A Celestial Omnibus". Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: FLC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 111 x 8. Weight in Grams: 68.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141195988
ISBN
9780141195988

€ 6.04

Paperback. The Michael Moorcock Collection presents, for the first time, definitive editions of Moorcock's most influential work, fully revised and updated by the author. Series: The Best Short Fiction of Michael Moorcock. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Gollancz
Condition
New
SKU
V9780575115538
ISBN
9780575115538

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Paperback. Alexei Sayle is back, with a new collection of dark, timely, and comic tales. These dazzlingly written stories cut right to the heart of the modern world Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 127 x 22. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340819449
ISBN
9780340819449

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Paperback. A collection of short fiction by the Poet Laureate, taken from 40 years of occasional story-writing. The nine pieces, some of which appeared among the poems in "Wodwo", incorporate themes of violence, estrangement and arduous testing. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 10. Weight in Grams: 196. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Ted Hughes
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0020811
ISBN
9780571174829

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 308 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 132 x 22. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811216746
ISBN
9780811216746

€ 14.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. High interest books, designed to appeal to both boys and girls; highly motivating stories which attract the reader's attention and hold it through the story. Series: Hodder African Readers. Num Pages: 96 pages, 8. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 7. Weight in Grams: 88.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Hodder Education United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340990278
ISBN
9780340990278

€ 17.75

Paperback. A report of a rare and unusual gun - a type favoured by assassins - being smuggled into the country sparks Detective Harry Hole's interest. Then a former WW2 Nazi sympathizer is found with his throat cut. Next, Harry's former partner is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the night she was killed? Translator(s): Bartlett, Don. Series: Harry Hole. Num Pages: 656 pages. BIC Classification: FF; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 130 x 39. Weight in Grams: 486.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099546771
ISBN
9780099546771

€ 11.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the Twenty Third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science, and art. Intrigued as a school boy, Joseph Knecht becomes consumed with mastering the game as an adult. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 374. In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the Twenty Third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science, and art. Intrigued as a school boy, Joseph Knecht becomes consumed with mastering the game as an adult. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 374.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099283621
ISBN
9780099283621

€ 14.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. A collection of modernist short stories which create a picture of the day-to-day experience of Dublin life. The author stories are rooted in the rich detail of Dublin life, portraying ordinary, often defeated lives with unflinching realism. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182452
ISBN
9780141182452

€ 8.39

Paperback. Once a successful surgeon, Frederick Welin now lives in self-imposed exile on an island in the Swedish archipelago. Nearly twelve years have passed since he was disgraced for attempting to cover up a tragic mishap on the operating table. One morning in the depths of winter, he sees a hunched figure struggling towards him across the ice. Translator(s): Thompson, Laurie. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099512981
ISBN
9780099512981

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Paperback. A scintillating collection of stories from the master of science fiction. Num Pages: 976 pages. BIC Classification: FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 154 x 56. Weight in Grams: 960.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
HarperVoyager
Condition
New
SKU
9780007280582
ISBN
9780007280582

€ 24.99
€ 14.88

Paperback. In a godforsaken barn, Presidents Eisenhower, John Adams and Rutherford B Hayes are bemused to find themselves reincarnated as horses. Clyde and Magreb - he a traditional capes-and-coffins vampire, she the more progressive variety - settle in an Italian lemon grove in the hope that its ripe fruit will keep their thirst for blood at bay. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 190.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099578963
ISBN
9780099578963

€ 9.45

Paperback. These stories, conceived by the author as a thematic collection, have as their principal focus the city of Galway, providing an evocation of the city's life and people in the 1940s. From the author of QUENCH THE MOON and RAIN ON THE WIND. Num Pages: 195 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 191. Good clean copy. Showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0022095
ISBN
9780863222764

€ 14.52

Paperback. France, 1940. Lucile Angellier's husband has been captured as a prisoner-of-war, and all she can do is wait for him - and tend to the household controlled by her domineering mother-in-law. Their small village is soon occupied by a regiment of German soldiers, forcing the locals to coexist with an invading Nazi force. Translator(s): Smith, Sandra. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 304. Good clean copy. Showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0022608
ISBN
9780099598442

€ 4.64

Paperback. A global phenomenon, The Alchemist has been read and loved by over 62 million readers, topping bestseller lists in 74 countries worldwide. Now this magical fable is beautifully repackaged in an edition that lovers of Paulo Coelho will want to treasure forever. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 164.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
9780722532935
ISBN
9780722532935

€ 4.64

Paperback. The third volume of the crusades trilogy from bestselling Swedish author Jan Guillou. Num Pages: 512 pages, map. BIC Classification: FJH; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 368. Fine copy showing minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0016676
ISBN
9780007285877

€ 4.64

Paperback. Divided into five volumes, of which this novel is the fourth. It charts the glory and decline of the illustrious Jia family. Over and above the novel hangs the constant reminder that there is another plane of existence a theme, which affirms the Buddhist belief in a supernatural scheme of things. Editor(s): Minford, John. Translator(s): Minford, John. Num Pages: 400 pages, geneal.tables. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140443714
ISBN
9780140443714

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

Paperback. In post-Second World War Japan, Tsugami, the editor-in-chief of a newspaper, sets out to organise a bullfight. The project starts drowning in unforeseen logistical issues, while Tsugami's relationship with his lover is also going under. Alone and focussed, Tsugami persists in his bullfight plans, in a desperate and existential struggle.. Translator(s): Emmerich, Michael. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations, frontispiece. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 123 x 162 x 13. Weight in Grams: 142.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Pushkin Press
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782270003
ISBN
9781782270003

€ 15.99
€ 12.01

Paperback. In 1945, W. H. Auden remarked that Kafka stands in the same relation to his century as Shakespeare does to his-Kafka is the representative of the twentieth century, the poet who gives it its voice. Editor(s): Corngold, Stanley. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 362 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393924794
ISBN
9780393924794

€ 20.36

Paperback. The celebrated debut short story collection from the author of Solar Bones, winner of the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize and BGE Irish Book of the Year Series: Canons. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Canongate Canons
Condition
New
SKU
9781786891396
ISBN
9781786891396

€ 12.99
€ 9.79

Paperback. For readers of Melissa Bank or Jhumpa Lahiri: witty, seductive stories of expatriate women, their loves and losses. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 150. Weight in Grams: 318. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002932
ISBN
9780007135042

€ 17.95

Paperback. Editor(s): Haining, Peter. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 23. Weight in Grams: 412. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Souvenir Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004458
ISBN
9780285636590

€ 4.64

Paperback. Presents a narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim. Tracking one man's descent into the Kafkaesque underworld of contemporary Tokyo, this title unites East and West, tragedy and farce, compassion and detachment, slang and philosophy. Num Pages: 416 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; FA; FM; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 26. Weight in Grams: 292. Light creasing to the spine, else as new.
Publication date
2010
Condition
Used, Like New
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
SKU
KTG0021578
ISBN
9780099448785

€ 11.99
€ 9.95

Paperback. Presents the story of a tragic relationship between an impoverished copy clerk and a young seamstress, told through their passionate letters to each other. This title portrays a dreamer hero who is captivated by a curious couple and becomes their lodger. Translator(s): McDuff, David. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216. Good copy with some shelf wear and yellowing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KKD0011994
ISBN
9780140445053

€ 17.95

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