Short stories

    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.

    Barren Novella

    By Peter V. Brett

    Hardback £10.25

    A new Demon Cycle novella from internationally bestselling author Peter V. Brett

    Beach Shorts

    By Rufus Stone

    Paperback £4.99

    IF YOU ENJOY MYSTERY, CRIME, PASSION AND HUMOUR THIS FINE COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES IS THE BOOK FOR YOUR SUMMER READ. THEN LAUGH ALONG WITH ‘JUST A THOUGHT’ AND ‘ONE-LINERS’ WHEN YOU’RE READY

    Book of Havana

    By Eduardo A. Santiesteban

    Paperback £8.45

    Fresh Complaint

    By Jeffrey Eugenides

    Hardback £12.65

    AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR AN EVENING STANDARD BOOK OF THE YEAR `What was it about complaining that felt so good? You and your fellow sufferer emerging from a thorough session as if from a spa bath, refreshed and tingling?'

    Wandering Earth

    By Cixin Liu

    Paperback £7.85

    Eleven stories and five Chinese Galaxy Award-winners take you from Earth to the edge of the Universe and back again.

    Dark Tales

    By Shirley Jackson

    Paperback £7.85

    Step into the unsettling world of Shirley Jackson this autumn with a collection of her finest, darkest short stories, revealing the queen of American gothic at her mesmerising best. There's something nasty in suburbia. In these deliciously dark tales, the daily commute turns into a nightmarish game of hide and...

    Edgar Allan Poe - Tales of Mystery & Imagination (Signature

    By Worth Press

    Hardback £10.25

    This stylish new series of the best-loved classics by Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are sure to appeal to all book lovers.

    Rub of Time

    By Martin Amis

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A Sunday Times / Times Literary Supplement Book of the YearOf all the great novelists writing today, none shows the same gift as Martin Amis for writing non-fiction - his essays, literary criticism and journalism are justly acclaimed.

    2084

    By Lavie Tidhar

    Paperback £8.45

    This anthology of new short stories draws together leading science fiction writers - famous for their visions of our near future - and asks them to look into our future, to the year 2084. Warnings or prophesies? The path to Paradise or destruction? Will we be proud of what we...

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