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  • Accessionby Livi Michael

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.68

    'Fine, taut writing . . . packs an emotional punch' - The Times on Rebellion Margaret Beaufort and Margaret of Anjou - two women who have fought to the bitter end to see their sons take the English throne. But with her son Edward killed in battle, and imprisoned herself, what next for Margaret of Anjou? And will Margaret Beaufort live to see... more...

  • Gentsby Warwick Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 3.78

    Ezekial Murphy, a West Indian immigrant, takes up a new job as an attendant at a large London lavatory. The supervisor, Josiah Reynolds, and Jason, a third West Indian, explain that their main problem is the casual sex which takes place in the cubicles. more...

  • The Death of Robin Hoodby Angus Donald

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 24.99

    'I charge you, Sir Alan Dale, with administering my death. At the end of the game, I would rather die by your hand than any other' England rebels War rages across the land. In the wake of Magna Carta, King John's treachery is revealed and the barons rise against him once more. Fighting with them is the Earl of Locksley - the former... more...

  • Blue Dogby Louis de Bernieres

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09 US$ 10.57

    From the author of Captain Corelli?s Mandolin , the spellbinding story of a young boy and his dog adventuring through the outback. When a family tragedy means Mick is sent to the outback to live with his Granpa, it looks as if he has a lonely life ahead of him. The cattle station is a tough place for a child, where nature is brutal and the men must... more...

  • The Bones of Paradiseby Jonis Agee

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    The award-winning author of The River Wife returns with a multigenerational family saga set in the unforgiving Nebraska Sand Hills in the years following the massacre at Wounded Knee?an ambitious tale of history, vengeance, race, guilt, betrayal, family, and belonging, filled with a vivid cast of characters shaped by violence, love, and a desperate... more...

  • Moonstoneby Sjn; Victoria Cribb

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 22.99

    The mind-bending miniature historical epic is Sjn's specialty, and Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was is no exception. But it is also Sjn's most realistic, accessible, and heartfelt work yet. It is the story of a young man on the fringes of a society that is itself at the fringes of the world--at what seems like history's most tumultuous, perhaps... more...

  • Brethertonby W. F. Morris

    Casemate Publishers 2016; US$ 14.99

    This World War I novel is ?a mystery as exciting as a good detective story and an extraordinarily vivid account of trench-warfare? ( The Sunday Times ). In November 1918, as the Germans are in their final retreat, a British raiding party under fire follows the sound of piano music and stumbles across an eerie scene in a ruined chateau. A German... more...

  • Patrolby Philip MacDonald

    Casemate Publishers 2016; US$ 14.99

    The novel that inspired John Ford?s The Lost Patrol : A band of World War I soldiers fights to survive in the desert after their leader is shot and killed. There had been, here, eleven men. Now ten rode away.... In the Mesopotamian desert during the First World War, an unseen enemy guns down the leader of a British parol. The officer was... more...

  • The Sommeby A. D. Gristwood; H. G. Wells

    Casemate Publishers 2016; US$ 14.99

    Two World War I classics: The story of a British soldier enduring the battle in France and a novella starring a man who takes drastic steps to escape the Great War. The million British dead have left no books behind. What they felt as they died hour by hour in the mud, or were choked horribly with gas, or relinquished their reluctant lives on... more...

  • Under Fireby Henri Barbusse; William Fitzwater Wray

    Casemate Publishers 2016; US$ 1.99

    The original translation of one of the first World War I novels?at first criticized for its harsh realism but now celebrated as a classic. Set in early 1916, Under Fire follows the point of view of an unnamed foot soldier in a squad of French volunteers on the western front. It combines soaring, poetic descriptions with the mundane, messy, human... more...