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By Thackeray, W. M. (William Makepeace), 1811-1863
Hardback. English.
Published London: Macmillan Collector's Library, 2017
Set during the Napoleonic wars, 'Vanity Fair' follows Becky Sharp as she cuts a swathe through Regency society. War, money, and national identity are...

By Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 1991
A collection of short stories concerned with the subject of racial conflict. The title story is of a man whose hatred has its origins in a scene from...

By Palahniuk, Chuck
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2006
When a group of people reply to an ad proclaiming 'abandon your life for three months', most believe they are shedding the distractions of real life so...

By Chamberlain, Mary, 1947- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Point Blank, 2019
Her heart died in the war - can she breathe new life to it? Dora Simon and Joe O'Cleary live in separate countries, accepting of their twilight years....

By Read, Miss
Paperback. English.
Published London: Orion, 2007
There are new people moving to Thrush Green and the village is rife with speculations and curiosity. Who are these people and will they be good for the...

By Silver, Josie, author
Paperback. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2018
Once upon a December. Laurie has never believed in love at first sight. Life isn't a scene from Love Actually, after all. But then she sees him. Their...

By Lanchester, John, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2019
Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that...

By Shepherd-Robinson, Laura, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Mantle, 2019
June, 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock - horribly tortured and branded with a slaver's mark. Some days later, Captain Harry...

By Velton, Sonia, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Quercus, 2019
When Esther Thorel, the wife of a Huguenot silk-weaver, rescues Sara Kemp from a brothel she thinks she is doing God's will. Sara is not convinced being...

By Limburg, Joanne, 1970- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Atlantic Books, 2016
This is an ambitious, absorbing, and authentic historical novel which re-imagines Anne's life from child princess in the glittering Restoration court...
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