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- Paperback - Sphere
Evie needs a good holiday. So when her employers - two high-powered plastic surgeons - invite her to attend a conference with them in the south of France, she can't believe her luck. It's certainly the holiday of a lifetime - but not quite in the way Evie imagined!
The Ottoman Motel
- Paperback - Sandstone
Simon and his parents arrive in the small town of Reception and check in to the Ottoman Motel. Then, while Simon is asleep, his parents disappear. Are they lost? Has something terrible happened to them? Have they simply driven away and left him? All Simon knows is that he is alone in a strange town. And, as a desultory police investigation begins, he realises he is unsure who he can trust.
Oman, Culture And Diplomacy
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
This comprehensive study of the Sultanate of Oman presents a portrait of a nation through its diplomacy. It draws upon key research into Omani religious and social traditions and ethnographic studies of language and social customs.
Orkney's Italian Chapel: The True Story Of An Icon
- Paperback - Black & White
The author traces the history of an Italianate chapel built on the island of Orkney by Italian prisoners of war.
- Hardback - Jonathan Cape
At the core of 'On Writing' is the hugely popular blog that A.L. Kennedy writes for the Guardian and we follow her during a 3-year period when she finished one collection of stories and started another, and wrote a novel in between. Readers and aspiring writers will have almost everything they need to know about the complexities of researching, writing and publishing fiction, but they will be receiving this wisdom conversationally, from one of the funniest and most alert of our contemporary authors.
Omnesia: (alternative Text)
- Paperback - Bloodaxe Books
'Omnesia' is Bill Herbert's melding of omniscience and amnesia, the modern condition of thinking we can know everything about our world but, in actuality, retaining dangerously little. This new collection - published in twin editions, the alternative text and the remix - approaches and evades such flawed totality.
- Hardback - Granta
On a remote island a curiously-matched couple arrive on their honeymoon. He an eminent professor of literature, she his star pupil. Alone beneath the shifting skies of this untethered lansdscape, the professor realizes how little he knows about his bride. But what is it that constantly draws her to the sea.
On Dublin Street
- Paperback - Penguin
Four years ago, Jocelyn Butler left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons and forging ahead without attachments. Her solitary life is working well - until she moves into a new apartment and meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core.
The Ongoing Moment
- Paperback - Canongate
With characteristic perversity, and trademark originality, this is an idiosyncratic history of photography. Seeking to identify their signature styles, Geoff Dyer looks at the ways that canonical figures such as Alfred Stieglitz, Dorothea Lange and Paul Strand have photographed the same things.
The Official Biography Of Rangers
- Paperback - Hachette Scotland
Rangers have won 53 League Championships, more than any other club in the world. They have won the Scottish League Cup 26 times, more than any other Scottish club, and the Scottish Cup 33 times. This book details more than 130 years of the history of Rangers Football Club.
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