Born in the Dublin slums of 1901, his father a one-legged whorehouse
bouncer and settler of scores..
A modern classic, this epic tale of families, romance and political
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Since her mother's death,
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A Tale of Two Cities (1859), Dickens' greatest historical novel, traces
the private lives of a gro..
In the summer of 2008, Andrei Kaplan moves from New York to Moscow to
look after his ageing grandm..
Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 One of the Guardian's
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Against the odds, former steel worker Harry Perkins has led the Labour
party to a stunning victory..
Corruption. Blackmail. Conspiracy to murder. A Very English
Scandal has all the hallmarks of a cla..
In the heart of London's Bloomsbury, Gwendolen - not yet truly famous as
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London, 1958. In the smoky jazz clubs of Soho and the coffee bars of
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The story opens in the late summer of 1955. Nineteen-year-old Harry Preston, having been granted an ..
Brendan Behan's genius was to strike a chord between critic and common
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A poignant, compassionate glimpse into the life of a child caught in a country at war with itselfAlb..
Sometimes I whisper it over to myself: Murderess. Murderess. It rustles, like a taffeta skirt along ..
The fields were eternal, our life the only way of things, and I would
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