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In a patch of dilapidated French countryside, a woman struggles with the demons of her multitudinous internal conflicts. Embracing exclusion, yet desiring to belong, craving freedom whilst feeling trapped, yearning for family life and simultaneously wanting to burn the entire facade down.

If a thought is thought it must be thought through to its end. This formula is productive both of great misery and of great literature, but, for most people, either consequence is fairly easily avoided through a simple lack of tenacity or focus, or through fear. Unfortunately, we are not all... read more

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: 9781999722784
: Charco Press
: Charco Press
: United Kingdom
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: Ariana Harwicz
: Paperback
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Die, My Love
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In this radical, exquisite novel, the winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize turns her attention to the contemporary refugee crisis and our responsibility in its creation.Richard has spent his life as a professor at the university, immersed in the world of books and ideas, but now ... read more

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck is an insightful exploration of the refugee crisis seen through the eyes of Richard, a recently retired academic in Berlin. Adjusting to the end of work, widowhood and the days endlessly stretching in front of him, Richard finds himself contemplating his pa... read more

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: 9781846276200
: Granta Books
: Portobello Books Ltd
: 216mm X 135mm X 18mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jenny Erpenbeck
: Hardback
: en
: 813
: 336
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Go Went Gone
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From the winner of the Man Booker International Prize for The VegetarianBoth the most autobiographical and the most experimental book to date from South Korean master Han Kang. Written while on a writer's residency in Warsaw, a city palpably scarred by the violence of the past, the narrat... read more

Han Kang's semi-autobiographical The White Book is a contemplation of life and death. It’s her meditative study of her sibling’s death at a few hours old, and how this event shapes her own history. Taking the colour white as a central component to explore this memory, she makes a list of ... read more

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: 9781846276293
: Granta Books
: Portobello Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Han Kang
: Hardback
: en
: 811
: 128
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The White Book
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Series:MacLehose Press Editions Ser.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL 2018 WHO IS VERNON SUBUTEX? An urban legend. A fall from grace. The mirror who reflects us all. Vernon Subutex was once the proprietor of Revolver, an infamous music shop in Bastille. His legend spread throughout Paris. But by the 2000s ... read more

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: 9780857055415
: Quercus
: MacLehose Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 13.80 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Virginie Despentes; Frank Wynne (Translator)
: Paperback
: 1
: en
: 843.92
: 352
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Vernon Subutex 1
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Shortlisted for The Man Booker International Prize 2018On April 4th 1968, Martin Luther King was murdered by a man named James Earl Ray. Before Ray's capture and sentencing to 99 years' imprisonment, he evaded the FBI for two months as he crossed the globe under various aliases. At ... read more

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: 9781781258934
: Profile Books Limited
: Tuskar Rock Press
: 240mm X 162mm X 33mm
: United Kingdom
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: Antonio Muñoz Molina
: Hardback
: English
: 863.7
: 320
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Like a Fading Shadow
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Shortlisted for The Man Booker International Prize 2018A Hungarian interpreter obsessed with waterfalls, at the edge of the abyss in his own mind, wanders the chaotic streets of Shanghai. A traveller, reeling from the sights and sounds of Varanasi, encounters a giant of a man o... read more

The mistake, or at least one of the mistakes, being made by each of the narrators of the stories that comprise Laszlo Krasznahorkai’s The World Goes On is thinking that the occurrences that constitute what they think of as their lives have anything to do with them, and, althoug... read more

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: 9781788160117
: Profile Books Limited
: Tuskar Rock Press
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: László Krasznahorkai; Ottilie Mulzet (Translator); George Szirtes (Translator)
: Hardback
: Main
: English
: 894.51134
: 320
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The World Goes On
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LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE The Dinner Guest is Gabriela Ybarra's prizewinning literary debut: a singular autobiographical novel piecing together the kidnap and murder of her grandfather by terrorists, reflecting on the personal impact of private pain and publ... read more

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: 9781910701980
: Random House
: Harvill Secker
: 1.2 Centimeters X 13.5 Centimeters X 21.6 Centimeters
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: Gabriela Ybarra; Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
: Paperback
: English
: 863.7
: 160
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The Dinner Guest
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Awards:Winner of 2018 THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

A visionary work of fiction with "echoes of Sebald and Kundera . . . There's no better travel companion in these turbulent, fanatical times" --The Guardian
A seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Chopin's heart is carried ... read more

When something is at rest it is only conceptually differentiated from the physical continuum of its location, but when moving its differentiation is confirmed by the changes in its relations with the actual. Likewise, humans have in them a restlessness, a will to change, a fluidity of identit... read more

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: 9781925603149
: Text Publishing Company
: Text Publishing Company
: 23.40 cmmm X 15.30 cmmm X 3.40 cmmm
: Australia
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: Olga Tokarczuk; Jennifer Croft (Translator)
: Paperback
: 917
: English
: 891.8/538
: 450
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Flights
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From the prizewinning author of HHhH, "the most insolent novel of the year" (L'Express)
Paris, 1980. The literary critic Roland Barthes dies--struck by a laundry van--after lunch with the presidential candidate François Mitterand. The world of letters mourns a t... read more

Popular culture rightly feels threatened by structuralist criticism, but it has only its own existing weapons (and not the weapon of theory) with which to respond and its understanding of the threat posed upon it is necessarily vague. When Roland Barthes was killed by a laun... read more

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: 9781784703196
: Random House
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm X 24mm
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: Laurent Binet; Sam Taylor (Translator)
: Paperback
: English
: 843.92
: 400
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The 7th Function of Language
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Awards:Winner of Taiwan Literary Award, Taiwan, 2015 and China Times Open Book Award (Six-time winner, including 2015), Taiwan and Eslite Bookseller Award for Author of The Year, Taiwan, 2015 and Publishers Weekly International Hot Book Properties 2015.

genOn a quest to explain how and why his father mysteriously disappeared twenty years ago, a writer embarks on an epic journey in search of a stolen bicycle and soon finds himself immersed in the strangely overlapping histories of the Japanese military during World War II, Lin Wang, t... read more

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: 9781925498554
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 234mm X 153mm
: Australia
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: Wu Ming-Yi
: Paperback
: 917
: English
: 813
: 416
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The Stolen Bicycle
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 Flights is a series of imaginative and mesmerising meditations on travel in all its forms, not only the philosophy and meaning of travel, but also fascinating anecdotes that take us out of ourselves, and back to ourselves. Olga Tokarczuk brilliantly connects travel wit... read more

When something is at rest it is only conceptually differentiated from the physical continuum of its location, but when moving its differentiation is confirmed by the changes in its relations with the actual. Likewise, humans have in them a restlessness, a will to change, a fluidity of identity a... read more

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: 9781910695432
: Fitzcarraldo Editions
: Fitzcarraldo Editions
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: Olga Tokarczuk (Jennifer Croft, translator)
: Paperback
: English
: 813
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Flights
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Awards:Winner of International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2014 and Le Grand Prix de L'Imaginaire 2017 (France).

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: 9781786070609
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Oneworld
: 216mm X 135mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
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: Ahmad Sadawi; Jonathan Wright
: Paperback
: UK and export TPB with flaps
: English
: 892.737
: 320
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Frankenstein in Baghdad
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