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Penelope Fitzgerald’s Booker Prize-winning novel of loneliness and connecting is set among the houseboat community of the Thames and has a new introduction from Alan Hollinghurst.On Battersea Reach, a mixed bag of the temporarily lost and the patently eccentric live on houseboats, rising and falling with the tide of the Thames. [lire la suite]
In the tradition of "The Notebook" and "Nights In Rodanthe", handled distinctively, the ramifications of a chance encounter between two people play out across decadesin this continent-hopping romance. [lire la suite]
The ex-assistant to a legendary fashion editor struggles to adjust to suburban monotony, displaced from the centre of theaction by snapchatting millennials. But when her old friend is dumped by a presidentialhopeful, Emily finds herself back in NewYork with the client of a lifetime. A return from the iconic anti-heroine of "The DevilWears Prada". [lire la suite]
The story of one dog's attempt to save his family, become a star, and eat a lot of bacon. Cosmo's family is falling apart. And it's up to Cosmo to keep them together. He knows exactly what to do. There's only one problem. Cosmo is a Golden Retriever. [lire la suite]
The winning novel of the 2019 Republic ofConsciousness Prize. Evoking the arrest and enforced castration of the brilliantmathematician Alan Turing, the story of aman responding to physical and mentaladversity with love and honour whilemaintaining curiosity about human consciousness. [lire la suite]
'THE BOOK EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT' THE TIMES'It was tempting to think, at times like this, that some bizarre hysteria had gripped the British people' Beginning eight years ago on the outskirts of Birmingham, where car factories have been replaced by Poundland, and London, where frenzied riots ... [lire la suite]
In solving the mystery of the Last Chance Hotel, Seth has discovered a bewildering new world of magic. Swept up in the new MagiCon case investigating ghostly goings-on at the remote Snakesmouth Lighthouse, he is determined to prove himself. But when eccentric owner Mina Mintencress is murdered, Seth realizes danger lurks around every corner. [lire la suite]
Fixie Farr loves to help people with things, and soon finds herself in an IOU war of attrition with the handsome Seb, at the awkward moment of her teenage crushre-emerging on to the scene. An exploration of the need to do yourself a favour once in a while, from the hit author of the "Shopaholic" series. [lire la suite]
*LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019*
*SHORTLISTED FOR THE ONDAATJE PRIZE 2019*
'This book ratcheted the breath out of me so skilfully, that as soon as I'd finished, the only thing I wanted was to read it again.' Jessie Burton Teenage Silvie and her parents are living in a hut in Northumberland as an exercise in experimental archaeology. [lire la suite]
Kit can't STAND reading. She'd MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she's dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery - and soon it's up to Kit and her friends to save the library... and the world. [lire la suite]
Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one which turns Deen Datta's world upside down.A dealer of rare books, Deen is used to a quiet life spent indoors, but as his once-solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on an extraordinary journey; one that takes him from India to Los Angeles and Venice via a tangled route through the memories and experiences of those he meets along the way. [lire la suite]
WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS TEEN & YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019
Angry, stirring and tender, this is a bold, questioning exploration of the lengths to which we'll go for the people we love. From the Costa Children's Book Award winning author of When Mr Dog Bites and The Bombs That Brought Us Together. [lire la suite]
The thrilling climax to the Ibis trilogy that began with the phenomenal Booker-shortlisted Sea of Poppies.
It is 1839 and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With no resolution in sight, the colonial government declares war. [lire la suite]
After hitchhiking from Brazil to nearly halfway around the world, Paulo stumbles across Karla, a young Dutch woman and like-minded soul, in Amsterdam’s famous Dam Square.
Together they decide to take the fabled hippie trail across Europe to Nepal, aboard the Magic Bus, in search of self-discovery. So begins a life-defining love story that will set the course for the rest of their lives. [lire la suite]