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The Testament Of Jessie Lamb
- Paperback - Canongate
Women are dying in their millions. Some blame scientists, some see the hand of God. As she watches her world collapsing, Jessie Lamb decides she wants to make her life count.
- Paperback - Hamish Hamilton
'The Accidental' 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 each of the Smarts scurrying from the dark into the light.
Black Cat Bone
- Paperback - Cape Poetry
John Burnside's book is full of strange, unnerving poems that hang in the memory like a myth or a song. These are poems of thwarted love and disappointment, of raw desire, of the stalking beast; poems that recognise we have too much to gain from the gods, and this is why they fail to love us.
Lanark: A Life In Four Books
- Paperback - Canongate
This novel is a work of extraordinary imagination and wide range. Its playful narrative techniques convey a profound message, both personal and political, about humankind's inability to love and yet our compulsion to go on trying.
A Little Stranger
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
When Daisy needed to hire a new nanny for her son, the efficient and capable Margaret Pride appeared to be the perfect candidate. But as the self-absorbed Daisy becomes removed from her previous life and Margaret becomes more prominent, she begins to notice oddities in the nanny's behavior.
A Passion For Nature: The Life Of John Muir
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
This is a biography of the great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club, John Muir. It traces Muir from his boyhood in Scotland and frontier Wisconsin to his adult life in California right after the Civil War up to his death at the beginning of World War I.
And The Land Lay Still
- Paperback - Penguin
It is the age of the bomb, the Cold War, Margaret Thatcher and North Sea Oil. As nationalism becomes a credible force in Scotland, a gay photographer, a feminist journalist, a war veteran and a guilt-ridden Conservative MP find their private lives entangled with the ideological conflicts of the times.
- Paperback - Puffin
Scarlett's not red like a sunset, she's red with rage. She cannot believe her mum is packing her off to Ireland to stay with the dad who left them. Surely he's the reason for everything going wrong, her never being able to stay in a school, rules always getting broken? They won't get round her so easily.
The Inner Life Of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History
- Hardback - Princeton University Press
They were abolitionists, speculators, slave owners, government officials, and occasional politicians. And they were from one family. This book tells the intimate history of the Johnstones - four sisters and seven brothers who lived in Scotland and around the globe in the fast-changing 18th century.
The Death Of Lomond Friel
- Paperback - Vintage
A debut novel about a family in crisis, written with compassion, humour and grace. A young woman's life is thrown into disarray when her father has a stroke.
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