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Mother London

Mother London

Author(s): Michael Moorcock

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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A large, though never sprawling, novel Mother London follows three mental-hospital outpatients Mary Gasalee, David Mummery and Josef Kiss and their friends, in an episodic, non-linear history of the capital from the Blitz to present day. Most noteworthy is...

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Mr Chicken Lands on London

Mr Chicken Lands on London

Author(s): Leigh Hobbs

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): Modern

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From the creator of the much-loved Mr Chicken Goes to Paris comes another madcap adventure this time it s London and Mr Chicken wants to see all of it! Mr Chicken lands in London, checks in at the Savoy...

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My Father’s ghost is Climbing in the Rain

My Father’s ghost is Climbing in the Rain

Author(s): Patricio Pron

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century Modern

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This is a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family; a story of fathers and sons, corruption and responsibility, memory and history, with a mystery at its heart. A young writer,...

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My First Travel Book

My First Travel Book

Author(s): Anna Othitis

Location(s): World

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): Modern

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Are you ready to take to the skies? Welcome Aboard Children! Come join the adventures of Captain Frankie and his flying angel as they travel across the world to some of the most popular, entertaining, and educational places in...

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My Map of You

My Map of You

Author(s): Isabelle Broom

Location(s): Zakynthos (Zante)

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

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Holly Wright has had a difficult few years. After her mother’s death, she’s become expert at keeping people at a distance – including her boyfriend, Rupert. But when Holly receives an unexpected letter explaining that an aunt she never...

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My Name is Red

My Name is Red

Author(s): Orhan Pamuk

Location(s): Turkey

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1600s

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In the late 16th century, during the final years of the reign of Ottoman Sultan Murat III, a great work is commissioned, a book celebrating the Sultan’s life. The work is conducted in secret, to the ignorance of the...

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Nectar in a Sieve

Nectar in a Sieve

Author(s): Kamala Markandaya

Location(s): India

Genre(s): Fiction

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‘Sometimes we eat and sometimes we starve. We live by our labours from one harvest to the next, there is no certain telling whether we shall be able to feed ourselves and our children, and if bad times are...

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Not Forgetting the Whale

Not Forgetting the Whale

Author(s): John Ironmonger

Location(s): Cornwall

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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When a young man washes up, naked, on the sands of St Piran in Cornwall, he is quickly rescued by the villagers. From the retired village doctor and the schoolteacher, to the beachcomber and the owner of the local...

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Off the Grid

Off the Grid

Author(s): C J Box

Location(s): Wyoming

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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There’s no hiding off the grid. Joe Pickett’s old friend Nate Romanowski is off the grid, lying low while the FBI search for him. But they’re not the only ones looking. Nate finds himself confronted by agents who need...

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One Clear Ice-cold January Morning at the Beginning of the 21st Century

One Clear Ice-cold January Morning at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Author(s): Roland Schimmelpfennig

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Early 21st Century

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Translated by Jamie Bulloch One clear, ice-cold January morning shortly after dawn, a wolf crosses the border between Poland and Germany. His trail leads all the way to Berlin, connecting the lives of disparate individuals whose paths intersect and...

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