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The Accidental
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The Accidental

Ali Smith

Korean edition of THE ACCIDENTAL. The book was short listed by the Man Booker Prize and won the Whitbread Prize. A psychic / mentally unstable woman managed to manipulate each member of the Smart family vacationing in an English...

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Summer
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Summer

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The unmissable conclusion to Ali Smith's innovative and dazzling literary high-wire act: the Seasonal Quartet concludes with Summer.  

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Public Library and Other Stories
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Public Library and Other Stories

Ali Smith

Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives - our own personal libraries - make of us? What does the unravelling of our tradition of public libraries, so hard-won but now in jeopardy, say about us?...

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Summer
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Summer

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Spring
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Spring

Ali Smith

Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The dawn breaks cold and still but, deep in the earth, things are growing.       

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 Read reviewGirl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis
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Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis

Ali Smith

In Girl Meets Boy Ali Smith reinterprets the Myth of Iphis, the girl who became a boy, as a brilliant hybrid of satire and romantic comedy. This is a warm, funny, subversive romp through the murky hinterland of...

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Hotel World
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Hotel World

Ali Smith

Featuring five people, this book focuses on these characters and traces their intersecting lives.

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Like

Ali Smith

From one of Britain's most impressive young fiction writers comes an extraordinary and haunting novel - A seductive story of what it means to be alive at the edge of the 20th century: here is a story of what it's like.

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How to be Both

Ali Smith

Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be both is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique...

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There but for the
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There but for the

Ali Smith

There once was a man who, one night between the main course and the sweet at a dinner party, went upstairs and locked himself in one of the bedrooms of the house. As time passes by and the consequences of this stranger's actions...

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Artful

Ali Smith

Refusing to be tied down to either fiction or the essay form, this title is narrated by a character who is haunted - literally - by a former lover, the writer of a series of lectures about art and literature. It explores form,...

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Public library and other stories
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Public library and other stories

Ali Smith

Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives - our own personal libraries - make of us? What does the unravelling of our tradition of public libraries, so hard-won but now in jeopardy, say about us?...

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Winter

Ali Smith

Winter? Bleak. Earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. But winter makes things visible. And Christmas is a time for family reunions, unexpected guests and evergreen truths.  

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Autumn
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Autumn

Ali Smith

Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy, and the color hit of pop art, Autumn is [an] ... excavation of the present by the past. The novel is a stripped-branches take on popular culture and a...

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Elsewhere Box Set
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Elsewhere Box Set

Ali Smith, Roddy Doyle, Michael Morpurgo

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Fair Play
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Fair Play

Tove Jansson, Ali Smith, Thomas Teal

Portrays a love between two older women, a writer and artist, as they work side-by-side in their Helsinki studios, travel together and share summers on a remote island.

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The Member of the Wedding
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The Member of the Wedding

Carson McCullers, Ali Smith

Presents three phases of a weekend crisis in the life of a motherless twelve-year-old girl.

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The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield
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The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield, Ali Smith

Katherine Mansfield's clear and perceptive short stories revolutionized the genre. This collection represents the whole range of her writing from short sharp studies to longer, richer tales, encompassing her three major volumes...

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Summer
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Summer

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Wise Children
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Wise Children

Angela Carter, Ali Smith

A richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the hazards and chances, Angela Carter's witty and bawdy newnovel is populated with as many sets of twins, and mistaken identitiesas any Shakespeare comedy,...

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Super-Cannes
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Super-Cannes

J. G. Ballard, Ali Smith

A high-tech business park on the Mediterranean coast is the setting for this crime thriller.

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Browse: Love Letters to Bookshops Around the World
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Browse: Love Letters to Bookshops Around the World

Ali Smith, Yiyun Li, Pankaj Mishra, Alaa Al Aswany, Michael Dirda

A celebration of bookshops all over the world, by an award-winning cast of writers

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Winter
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Winter

Ali Smith

Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd., a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London, in 2017 --Copyright page.

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Spring: 'A dazzling hymn to hope' Observer
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Spring: ‘A dazzling hymn to hope’ Observer

Ali Smith

The unmissable third instalment in the bestselling, critically adored, dazzling inventive novel cycle, the Seasonal Quartet.

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Spring
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Spring

Ali Smith

Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The dawn breaks cold and still but, deep in the earth, things are growing.

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Winter
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Winter

Ali Smith

From the peerless author of Autumn and How to be both - the second novel in the Seasonal quartet.

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The Story of Antigone
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The Story of Antigone

Ali Smith, Laura Paoletti

New paperback edition of our bestselling Save the Story title

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Other Stories and Other Stories
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Other Stories and Other Stories

Ali Smith

A whirling library of ghost story, funny story, love story, scary story, and more. Like Russian dolls, separate yet invisibly linked, they unfold from and into one another.

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Let's Call the Whole Thing Off: Love Quarrels from Anton Chekhov to ZZ Packer
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Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off: Love Quarrels from Anton Chekhov to ZZ Packer

Ali Smith, Kasia Boddy, Sarah Wood

A collection of love stories for various moods and occasions.

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The Whole Story and Other Stories
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The Whole Story and Other Stories

Ali Smith

How do you ever know the whole story? How do you ever know even part of the story? How do you find meaning when chance and coincidence could, just be chance and coincidence? Presenting connections and missed connections, this...

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The First Person and Other Stories
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The First Person and Other Stories

Ali Smith

Always intellectually playful, but also very moving and funny, the author explores the ways and whys of storytelling.

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The Seer
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The Seer

Ali Smith

Neil and Iona are a comfortable but complacent couple with well-paid professional jobs in a Scottish metropolis. They dress both themselves and their home immaculately; their lives are ordered to the point of sterility. Into their...

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Refugee Tales
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Refugee Tales

Ali Smith, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Chris Cleave, Marina Lewycka, Jade Amoli-Jackson

Reimagined Canterbury tales

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The Accidental
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The Accidental

Ali Smith

Winner of the Whitbread Award for best novel and praised for her style, ideas, and punch (Jeanette Winterson), Smith has produced a novel at once profound, playful, and exhilaratingly inventive, as she transfixes readers with a...

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The Accidental
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The Accidental

Ali Smith

A novel that pans in on the Norfolk holiday home of the Smart family one hot summer. There a beguiling stranger called Amber appears at the door bearing all sorts of unexpected gifts, trampling over family boundaries and sending...

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Autumn
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Autumn

Ali Smith

Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy, and the color hit of pop art, Autumn is [an] ... excavation of the present by the past. The novel is a stripped-branches take on popular culture and a...

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How to Be Both
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How to Be Both

Ali Smith

Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, this book features forms, times, truths and fictions.

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Winter
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Winter

Ali Smith

Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd., a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London, in 2017 --Copyright page.

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How to be Both
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How to be Both

Ali Smith

Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, this is a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions.

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Spring
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Spring

Ali Smith

Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The dawn breaks cold and still but, deep in the earth, things are growing.

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Jawbreakers: 2012 National Flash-Fiction Day Anthology
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Jawbreakers: 2012 National Flash-Fiction Day Anthology

Ali Smith, Jenn Ashworth, Tania Hershman

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Captain O and the mermaid
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Captain O and the mermaid

Ali Smith

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Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis
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Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis

Ali Smith

According to Ovid, when Iphis' mother fell pregnant, her husband threatened to kill the child if it was a girl, so when Iphis was born her mother raised her as a boy. The gods transformed Iphis into a man so that she could wed the...

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The First Person and Other Stories
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The First Person and Other Stories

Ali Smith

A collection of stories that explores the ways and whys of storytelling.

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Greenvoe
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Greenvoe

George Mackay Brown, Ali Smith

Greenvoe, the community on the Orkney Island of Hellya, has existed unchanged for generations. However, a sinister military/industrial project, Operation Black Star, requires the island for unspecified purposes and threatens the...

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A Far Cry From Kensington
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A Far Cry From Kensington

Muriel Spark, Ali Smith

When Mrs Hawkins tells Hector Bartlett he is a 'pisseur de copie', that he 'urinates frightful prose', little does she realise the repercussions. Holding that 'no life can be carried on satisfactorily unless people are honest' Mrs...

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1914-Goodbye to All That: Writers on the Conflict Between Life and Art
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1914-Goodbye to All That: Writers on the Conflict Between Life and Art

Lavinia Greenlaw, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson, Kamila Shamsie, Daniel Kehlmann

Published in association with the 14-18 NOW campaign and the Imperial War Museum.

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Talking to Women
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Talking to Women

Nell Dunn, Ali Smith, Kathrine Talbot, Anthony Kerrigan, Marina Warner

In 1964, Nell Dunn spoke to nine of her friends over a bottle of wine about men, sex, work, money, babies, freedom and love. After more than forty years out of print, Talking to Women is still as sparkling, honest, profound, funny...

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