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    The Romance of the Lantana and Edelweiss Flowers: A Senoufo Ivoirienne and Deutsch Heidelberger in Love

    By Ralph Groves

    Paperback £5.99

    This novel is set in the West African country of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Its tale is about a young Ivoirienne woman of mixed Sénoufo and French ethnicities, suffering alienation in Côte d’Ivoire’s quasi-Western city of Abidjan, though retaining some of her Sénoufo traditions, along with religious and family orientated...

    First Love, Last Rites

    By Ian McEwan

    Paperback £7.85

    Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways in which murder can arise out of boredom, perversity can result from adolescent curiosity, and sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness.

    We Have Buried the Past

    By Abdelkrim Ghallab

    Paperback £10.25

    This pioneering post-colonial novel was the first break-through Moroccan novel to be written in native Moroccan Arabic. The story follows two generations of the al-Tihamis family whose members characterise distinctive aspects of Moroccan society, and whose lives reflect the profound social changes taking place during the period.

    Three Dreams in the Key of G

    Paperback £8.45

    Farewell to Bad Times

    By Zsolt Stanik

    Paperback £7.99

    The aim of this novella is to use the story of the Kalous and Hones families and other individuals to portray the lives of the myriads who lived in the period of communist totalitarianism in former Czechoslovakia that began roughly at the end of the Second World War and lasted...

    The Empathy Problem

    By Gavin Extence

    Paperback £7.85

    Perfect for fans of Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project and Gavin Extence's debut novel THE UNIVERSE VERSUS ALEX WOODS, comes a wild and witty, searing and true novel about life's ups and downs.

    Between Love and Terror

    By Steven Kayevich

    Paperback £9.99

    Book of Havana

    By Eduardo A. Santiesteban

    Paperback £8.45

    A Shimmer of Hummingbirds: Birder Murder Mystery 4

    Paperback £7.85

    Praise for Steve Burrows's Birder Murder mystery series: 'Most entertaining.' The Times 'Delightful.' Daily Mail 'Suspenseful.' Publishers Weekly

    Skin Deep

    By Liz Nugent

    Paperback £10.25

    The deliciously sinister new novel from the No 1 bestselling author of Richard and Judy Book Club pick, Lying in Wait 'I could probably have been an actress. It is not difficult to pretend to be somebody else. Isn't that what I've been doing for most of my life?' Cordelia...

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