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- Add to BasketThe Valley Of The Vines
- Hardback - Robert Hale
Sophie Hargreaves tries to repair her shattered family by buying a rundown vineyard in Piedmont in the hopes of bringing everyone together again. Sadly, her attempt fails, leaving her struggling to bring in the grape harvest on her own before she faces ruin.
- Add to BasketVanessa And Virginia
- Paperback - Two Ravens
Devoted to each other, yet fiercely competitive, sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf fight to realise their artistic vision amidst a chaos of desire, scandal, illness and war. It is only at the end of the novel that the real nature of their relationship becomes clear.
- The View From Castle Rock: Stories
- Paperback - Vintage
On a clear day, you could see 'America' from Edinburgh's Castle Rock - or so said Alice Munro's great-great-great-grandfather, James Laidlaw, when he had taken drink. This is the story of those Ettrick shepherds and their descendants, among them the author herself.
- The Vanishing Act Of Esme Lennox
- Paperback - Headline Review
Set between the 1930s and the present, Maggie O'Farrell's novel is the story of Esme, a woman edited out of her family's history, and of the secrets that come to light when, 60 years later, she is released from care, and a young woman, Iris, discovers the great aunt she never knew she had.
- Add to BasketVisits From The Drowned Girl
- Paperback - Canongate
Benny Poteat is the only witness to a young woman's suicide. Should he go to the police? When he decides to find out who the woman was, what starts as a blackly humorous tale peopled by misfits and loners, gradually descends into darkness and obsession.
- Add to BasketVacant Possession
- Paperback - Radcliffe
Exploring the complexities of decision making on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves, this book touches on wide range of issues, considering legal, ethical, social and medical aspects.
- Add to BasketVenus As A Boy
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
In a room in Soho, a man is turning gold. His flesh, his organs, even his eyes, are being transformed by some human alchemy. And the path to this curious and frightening predicament has been filled with incredible moments. It began on South Ronaldsay amongst the seals and ancient ruins of Orkney.
- Vivaldi And The Number 3 And Other Impossible Stories
- Paperback - Serpent's Tail
Butlin looks at the lives of composers and philosophers from unusual but entertaining angles: Vivaldi's creative block is freed with God's gift of the number 3; Mozart struggles for financial independence by becoming Salzburg's first private eye; and Haydn's publicity benefits from an appearance on Jerry Springer.
- Paperback - Canongate
It is 1942 and Denmark is occupied by German troops. A young woman is invited to spend the summer with people she barely knows in a cottage on the North Sea coast. There she meets two people who will affect her entire life - the 14-year-old nephew of her hosts and an English airman shot down nearby.
- Add to BasketThe Valley Of Fear
- Paperback - House of Stratus
A terrible murder in a Sussex village begins this dark and powerful tale. Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery and, in doing so, uncovers a grim story of murder and deceit in a mining valley in the United States.