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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

"My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost..."
The hero of Hanif Kureishi's debut novel is dreamy teenager Karim, desperate to escape suburban South London and experience the forbidden fruits which the 1970s seem to offer. When the unl... read more

The Buddha of Suburbia
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award A modern classic, "Housekeeping" is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, the eccentr... read more

Housekeeping
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Reading Level:General Adult

A new edition to tie in with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's film adaptation.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (FTI)
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The phenomenal classic that has changed the lives of millions of people around the globe What are you afraid of? Public speaking; asserting yourself; making decisions; being alone; intimac... read more

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway: The Phenomenal Classic That Has Changed the Lives of Millions
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Series:Faber Modern Classics Ser.

Paul Auster's brilliant debut novels, City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room brought him international acclaim for his creation of a new genre, mixing elements of the standard detective fiction and postmodern fiction. City of Glass combines dark, ... read more

New York Trilogy: Faber Modern Classics
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 Penguin Spinner Non-fiction

On the Origin of Species is Charles Darwin's classic treatise on his theory of evolution and natural selection and is among the most important works in the history of science and evolutionary biology. When on board H.M.S. Beagle, as naturalist, I was much s... read more

On the Origin of Species
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1999 and Commonwealth Writers Prize 2000. Shortlisted for WH Smith Literary Prize 2000 and W H Smith Annual Literary Award 2000 and Best of the Booker 2008.

"INCLUDES A READING GUIDE After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing t... read more

Disgrace
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

It is Bombay in 1971, the year India went to war over what was to become Bangladesh. A hard-working bank clerk, Gustad Noble is a devoted family man who gradually sees his modest life unravelling. His young daughter falls ill; his promising son defies his father’s... read more

Such a Long Journey
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Georgie Jutland is a mess. At forty, with her career in ruins, she finds herself stranded in White Point with a fisherman she doesn't love and two kids whose dead mother she can never replace. Leached of all confidence, she spends her days in isolated tedium and her nights i... read more

Dirt Music
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

An international bestseller and a modern classic, this suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and their remarkable reconstruction has been read, adored and shared by millions around the world.This new edition for 2017 features a cover design by award-winning f... read more

The Poisonwood Bible
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This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller's masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.
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Catch-22 (50th Anniversary Vintage Classics)
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

The discovery of a long-lost letter reveals an old secret and the truth behind a woman's mysterious past in the best-selling novel from international publishing sensation, Kate Morton, author of The Shifting Fogand The Forgotten Garden.

The Distant Hours
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