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 Read reviewThe Story of the Lost Child

The Story of the Lost Child

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

The Story of the Lost Child is the long-awaited fourth volume in the Neapolitan Novels. The quartet traces the friendship between Elena and Lila, from their childhood in a poor neighbourhood in Naples, to their thirties, when...

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Beauty is a Wound

Beauty is a Wound

Eka Kurniawan

The English-language debut of Indonesia's rising star.

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The Body Where I Was Born

The Body Where I Was Born

Guadalupe Nettel

The first novel to appear in English by one of the most talked-about and critically acclaimed writers of new Mexican fiction.

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Complete Stories

Complete Stories

Clarice Lispector, Katrina Dodson

Features stories ranging from teenagers coming into awareness of their sexual and artistic powers to humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies to old people who don't know what to do with themselves.

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A General Theory of Oblivion

A General Theory of Oblivion

Jose Eduardo Agualusa, Daniel Hahn (Freelance author and editor)

On the eve of Angolan independence, Ludo bricks herself into her apartment, where she will remain for the next thirty years. She lives off vegetables and pigeons, burns her furniture and books to stay alive and keeps herself busy...

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 Read reviewI Refuse

I Refuse

Per Petterson, Don Bartlett

From the author of the international bestseller Out Stealing Horses I refuse to compromise. I refuse to forgive. I refuse to forget. Tommy's mother has gone.

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Mirages of the Mind

Mirages of the Mind

Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi, Matt Reeck, Aftab Ahmad

A hilarious and nostalgic account of twentieth-century Muslim life on the Indian subcontinent

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Moods

Moods

Yoel Hoffmann, Peter Cole

Yoel Hoffmann- Israel's celebrated avant-garde genius (The Forward)-supplies the magic missing link between the infinitesimal and the infinite

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Gabrielle Wittkop - Murder Most Serene

Gabrielle Wittkop - Murder Most Serene

Gabrielle Wittkop, Louise Lalaurie

In the last days of the Venetian Republic, the successive wives of Count Alvise Lanzi suffer mysterious, agonizing deaths. Murder Most Serene offers a cruel portrait of a beautiful but corrupt city-state and its equally...

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The Physics Of Sorrow

The Physics Of Sorrow

Georgi Gospodinov, Angela Rodel

Shortlisted for prizes around the world, Georgi Gospodinov's thrilling new novel is about physics, myths, and the power of stories.

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Signs Preceding the End of the World

Signs Preceding the End of the World

Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman

Makina knows how to survive in a macho world. Leaving her native Mexico in search of her brother, she's smuggled into the USA bearing two secret messages - one from her mother and one from the Mexican underworld. In this...

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The Story of My Teeth

The Story of My Teeth

Valeria Luiselli, PhD (Columbia University), Christina MacSweeney

Bon vivant, world traveler, auctioneerthe story of Highway and his teeth is like Johnny Cash meets Robert Walser in Mexico.

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Tram 83

Tram 83

Fiston Mujila Mwanza, Roland Glasser

Exceptional debut Congolese novel uses jazz rhythm to evoke the frenzied exploitation of land and people in contemporary Africa

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