A superb and necessary anthology of literature, images and commentary on our relationship to fire in its many manifestations. The works collected here are confronting, challenging, vital and also healing.

Fire: A Collection of Stories, Poems and Visual Images
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As he lay dying, George Orwell summoned his publisher Fred Warburg to his bedside. No longer capable of holding a pen, the writer dictated a message to the public about the world of his new novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. 'Don?t let it happen,? he concluded. 'It depe... read more

Nineteen Eighty-Four (Popular Penguin)
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Hat, ribbon, bird, rose. To the people on the island, a disappeared thing no longer has any meaning. It can be burned in the garden, thrown in the river or handed over to the Memory Police. Soon enough, the island forgets it ever existed. When a young novelist discovers that her ed... read more

The Memory Police
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Cave's only novel to date takes on the southern gothic in this bizarre baroque tale. Born mute to a drunken mother and a demented father, tortured Euchrid Eucrow finds more compassion in the family mule than in his fellow men. But he alone will grasp the crue... read more

And the Ass Saw the Angel (Popular Penguin)
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Set in the volatile Paris summer of 1938, The Age of Reasonfollows two days in the life of Mathieu Delarue, a philosophy teacher, and his circle in the cafes and bars of Montparnasse. Mathieu has so far managed to contain sex and personal freedom in conveniently separate compartments. But now he is in... read more

The Age Of Reason  (Popular Penguin)
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This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her... read more

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit
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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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Released in 2010 as a major motion picture starring Kristin Scott Thomas.
 
Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old Jewish girl, is arrested by the French police in the middle of the night, along with her mother and father. Desperate to protect her younger brother, she locks him in a ... read more

Sarah's Key
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A New York Times bestseller, An Amazon.com Best Book of the Year -- An elegant and captivating debut novel, Rules of Civility tells the story of a watershed year in the life of an uncompromising twenty-five-year-old named Katey Kontent, a young woman with an uncommon sense of purpos... read more

Rules of Civility
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Published when she was only nineteen, Francoise Sagan's astonishing first novel "Bonjour Tristesse" became an instant bestseller. It tells the story of Cecile, who leads a carefree life with her widowed father and his young mistresses until, one hot summer on the Riviera, he decides to remarry - with ... read more

Bonjour Tristesse
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

A stunning new novel from the two-time Man Booker shortlisted author of The Secret Scripture. Sebastian Barry's latest novel, Days Without End, is now available. Irishman Jack McNulty is a "temporary gentleman"--an Irishman whose commission in the British army in W... read more

The Temporary Gentleman
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Awards:Winner of Dylan Thomas Prize 2016. Shortlisted for British Book Industry Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year 2016.

In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - anta... read more

Grief is the Thing with Feathers
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