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What Lot's Wife Saw
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
It has been 40 centuries since Sodom and Gomorrah and the world has changed beyond measure. By the shores of the Dead Sea the earth has opened up and mysterious violet salts have sprung up and changed everything. The geography of the continents has changed, the Mediterranean Sea has swallowed half of Europe and the addictive violet salt controls the new world. It is the new Sodom and Gomorrah and in the Colony which controls the salt there are hidden secrets which only Phileas Book can uncover. And on a night quite different from the rest, Phileas will be called to solve the most important riddle of his life.
Lost For Words
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's Books
Tapir and his friends all have nice new notebooks, just waiting to be filled. Giraffe decides to write a poem, Hippo writes a story and Flamingo composes a beautiful song. But poor Tapir can't think of anything to write and the harder he tries the more upset he becomes!
The World's Wife
- Paperback - Picador
In Carol Ann Duffy's latest collection of poems, the stories of famous men - Midas, Darwin, Quasimodo, Pontious Pilate, King Kong - are presented from the perspective of the lesser-known wife.
Angels Like Me
- Paperback - Puffin
Riley's new neighbours are different. Colourful and sparkly, they stand out. It's not just their names or how they dress - there's something magical about them. And since they arrived there have been loads of strange coincidences. Who are these new girls and what's with all the glitter?
Absolute Batman Incorporated
- Hardback - DC Comics
Bruce Wayne publicly announces that he is the financial backer of Batman and establishes a worldwide franchise of Batmen that will protect the entire globe. Joining him are strange heroes such as Knight & Squire, El Gaucho, and Batwing, as well as allies Nightwing and his own son, Robin. However, it seems that as soon as Batman creates his own crimefighting force, another organization rises to challenge him: Leviathan. As the war between the two forces reaches its apex, Bruce Wayne will face the greatest tragedy of his life.
In His Own Write
- Hardback - Canongate
'In His Own Write' is John Lennon's literary debut, a book of stories, drawings and poems that was first published in 1964 to great critical acclaim and became a phenomenon, selling over 600,000 copies in the UK alone and revealing a hitherto unseen side to Lennon's artistic output and talent.
A Spaniard In The Works
- Hardback - Canongate
Following the incredible success of his first book, 'In His Own Write', John Lennon's second collection of stories, drawings and poems is just as witty, whimsical and wonderful as his debut. First published in 1965 it is now back in print, looking just as it did when it first appeared half a century ago.
The Constant Star
- Paperback - Hodder
Susan Cahill enjoys her job at the BBC until a bomb destroys the building and brings unwelcome responsibilities and an autocratic new boss, Walter Boscombe. He has no time for ambitious young women from Shadwell and seems determined to break Susan's spirit - and her heart. Breda Hooper, Susan's widowed sister-in-law, and her small son are rescued from the East End's shattered docklands by Danny, Susan's estranged husband. Settled in a shabby caravan in the Vale of Evesham, Breda soon finds herself entangled in village affairs in more ways than one, with only her quick wits, her new friends and the ever dependable Danny to keep her out of trouble.
Humans: An A-Z
- Paperback - Canongate
A phrase book, dictionary and survival guide, this title unravels all the oddness, idiosyncrasies and wonder of the human species, allowing everyone to make the most of their time on Earth.
- Paperback - Quercus
Sam Houston, a bestselling thriller writer who farms many of his books out to a team of co-authors, wants to get back to his roots and write something himself again. But if the book-writing machine stops, many people stand to lose out, and Sam's extensive research has left him with some powerful secrets to keep ...
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