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  • THE CHILDREN ACT
    MCEWAN, IAN
    El títol d’aquest penúltim llibre de l’autor britànic Ian McEwan fa referència a “The Children Act 1989”, un acte amb el qual el parlament anglès defineix les funcions atribuïdes a les entitats locals, als tribunals, als pares i a les agències del Regne Unit per garantir i promoure el benestar dels menors. El jutge Maye s’enfronta al cas d’Adam Henry, un noi de 17 anys que, aju...
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    13,50 €

  • TRAINSPOTTING
    WELSH, IRVINE
    The bestselling novel by Irvine Welsh that provided the inspiration for Danny Boyle's hit filmChoose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fuckin junk food intae yir mooth. Choose rotting away, pishing and shiteing yersel in a home, a total fuckin...
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    13,35 €

  • BELOVED
    MORRISON, TONI
    Discover Toni Morrison's most iconic work in this Pulitzer-prize winning novel that exemplifies her powerful and important place in contemporary American literature.'An American masterpiece' AS ByattIt is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky. Her dead baby...
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    13,80 €

  • THE LILAC BUS
    MAEVE BINCHY
    Every Friday without fail, the lilac bus transports the same seven people from the bustle of Dublin to spend the weekend in the quaint village of Rathdoon.Each passenger has their own reason for making the trip. What is Judy hiding? Why is Rupert so unwilling to return home? And why has driver Tom orchestrated the lilac bus's trip in the first place?As friendships are forged an...
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    12,95 €

  • AMERICAN PASTORAL
    PHILIP ROTH
    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEPhilip Roth's masterpiece provides a piercing look into the promises of prosperity, civic order and domesticity in twentieth century America'Swede' Levov is living the American dream. He glides through life cocooned by his devoted family, his demanding yet highly rewarding (and lucrative) business, his sporting prowess, his good looks. He is the embo...
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    13,50 €

  • BURNING THE DAYS
    SALTER, JAMES
    In this brilliant book of recollection, one of America's finest writers recreates people, places, and events spanning some 50 years, bringing to life an entire era through one man's sensibility. Scenes of love and desire, friendship, ambition, life in foreign cities and New York, are unforgettably rendered here in the unique style for which James Salter is widely admired."Burni...
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    16,74 €

  • ONLY STORY
    BARNES, JULIAN
    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question.First love has lifelong consequences, but Paul doesn't know anything about that at nineteen. At nineteen, he's proud of the fact his relationship flies in the face of social convention.As he grows older, the...
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    13,35 €

  • FAREWELL TO ARMS: THE SPECIAL EDITION
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
    In 1918 Ernest Hemingway went to war. He volunteered for ambulance service in Italy, was wounded and twice decorated. Out of his experience came A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway's unforgettable book recreates the fear, the courage and the comradeship of warfare with total conviction. But A Farewell to Arms is not only a novel of war, it is also a love story of immense drama and un...
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    12,15 €

  • FIRST FORTY NINE STORIES
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
    From Ernest Hemingway's Preface: 'There are many kinds of stories in this book. I hope you will find some that you like- In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you dull and blunt the instrument you write with. But I would rather have it bent and dulled and know I had to put it on the grindstone and hammer it into shape and...
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    13,35 €

  • 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
    HARARI, YUVAL NOAH
    **THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children?Yuval Noah Harari takes us on...
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    13,75 €

  • THE CHILDREN ACT
    MCEWAN, IAN
    Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, renowned for her fierce intelligence and sensitivity is called on to try an urgent case. For religious reasons, a seventeen-year-old boy is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life. Time is running out.She visits the boy in hospital - an encounter which stirs long-buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy....
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    12,95 €

  • GOD HELP THE CHILD
    MORRISON, TONI
    Toni Morrison's fierce and provocative novel exposes the damage adults wreak on children, and how this echoes through the generations.Sweetness wants to love her child, Bride, but she struggles to love her as a mother should.Bride, now glamorous, grown up, ebony-black and panther-like, wants to love her man, Booker, but she finds herself betrayed by a moment in her past, a mome...
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    12,50 €

  • GN. THE HANDMAID'S TALE
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    Provocative, startling, prophetic, and more relevant than ever, The Handmaid's Tale has become a global phenomenon. Now, in this stunning graphic novel edition of Margaret Atwood's modern classic, the terrifying reality of Gilead is brought to vivid life like never before."Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood, which defines us." Offred is a Handmaid in the Repu...
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    27,00 €

  • NEW BOY
    CHEVALIER, TRACY
    Arriving at his fourth school in six years, diplomat's son Osei knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day - so he's lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student can't stand to witness this budding relationship: Ian decides to destroy the friendship between the black boy and the golden girl. By the end of the day, the school and i...
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    12,15 €

  • SATIN ISLAND
    MCCARTHY, TOM
    Meet U. - a talented and uneasy figure currently pimping his skills to an elite consultancy in contemporary London. His employers advise everyone from big businesses to governments, and, to this end, expect their 'corporate anthropologist' to help decode and manipulate the world around them - all the more so now that a giant, epoch-defining project is in the offing.Instead, U. ...
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    22,75 €

  • THE TESTAMENTS
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her – freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood’s sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. ‘Dear Readers: Ever...
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    13,50 €

  • BRAVE NEW WORLD
    HUXLEY, ALDOUS
    With introductions by Margaret Atwood and David Bradshaw. Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservat...
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    11,90 €

  • THE INNOCENT
    MCEWAN, IAN
    The Innocent is a startlingly prescient novel from Booker prize-winning Sunday Times bestselling author Ian McEwan.Into a Berlin wrenched between East and West, comes twenty-five-year-old Leonard Marnham, assigned to a British-American surveillance team. Though only a pawn in an international plot, Leonard uses his secret work to escape the bonds of his ordinary life.The promis...
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    12,50 €

  • LATE IN THE DAY
    HADLEY, TESSA
    'Unflinching, intelligent and fascinating' Marian KeyesThe lives of two close-knit couples are irrevocably changed by an untimely death in this Sunday Times bestselling novelAlex and Christine and Zach and Lydia have been inseparable since their twenties. From student house-shares and grubby pubs to proper homes and grown-up careers, the two couples' lives have been interlinked...
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    13,35 €

  • H IS FOR HAWK
    MACDONALD, HELEN
    Discover the number one bestselling phenomenon that is a powerful and profound mediation on grief expressed through the trials of training a goshawk.As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the ...
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    14,85 €

  • PALESTINE
    SACCO, JOE
    In late l991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States he started writing and drawing Palestine, which combines the techniques of eyewitness reportage with the medium of comic-book storytelling to explore this complex, emoti...
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    23,00 €

  • THE FIFTH COLUMN AND FOUR STORIES OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
    Inspired by Hemingway's adventures as a newspaper correspondent in Spain in the 1930s, The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War magnificently evokes life in a besieged city over a tumultuous decade. Featuring the author's only full-length play, the works recount decadent parties and doomed love affairs amid the rubble, and effortlessly capture the devastating ...
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    11,90 €

  • AMSTERDAM
    MCEWAN, IAN
    ***WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE***Two old friends - Cline Linley and Vernon Halliday - meet at the funeral of gorgeous, witty Molly Lane. Both men had been Molly's lovers years before their dazzling success; Clive is Britain's most eminent modern composer and Vernon is the editor of the respected broadsheet, The Judge. In the weeks that follow, Clive and Vernon's lives become bou...
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    12,15 €

  • NEVER ANY END TO PARIS
    VILA-MATAS, ENRIQUE
    After reading A Moveable Feast, aspiring novelist Enrique Vila-Matas moves to Paris to be closer to his literary idol, Ernest Hemingway. Surrounded by the writers, artists and eccentrics of '70s Parisian cafe culture, he dresses in black, buys two pairs of reading glasses, and smokes a pipe like Sartre. Now, in later life, he reflects on his youth while giving a three-day lectu...
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    12,90 €

  • SAPIENS A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND
    HARARI , YUVAL NOAH
    **THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human in the perfect read for these unprecedented times.Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us.In this bold and provocative book, Yuval N...
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    16,55 €

  • THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST
    TYLER, ANNE
    How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope with the chaos of everyday life? With the loss of his son, the departure of his wife and the arrival of Muriel, a dog trainer from the Meow-Bow dog clinic, Macon's attempts at ordinary life are tragically and comically undone.OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS SOLD ...
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    12,50 €

  • SUMMERTIME
    COETZEE, J.M.
    “Summertime” és una novel·la publicada l’any 2009 per l’autor J.M Coetzee, Premi Nobel de Literatura. És la tercera d’una sèrie de memòries novel·lades per l’autor que detalla la vida d’un noi des de la perspectiva de cinc persones que l’han conegut. La novel·la és ambientada a Ciutat del Cap i els seus voltants, i té lloc a la segona meitat dels anys setanta.. ...
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    14,25 €

  • THE RAZORS EDGE
    SOMERSET MAUGHAM, W.
    Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of this spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brillant characters - his fiancee Isabel, whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliot Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate American snob. The most ambitious of Maugham's novels, this is also one in wh...
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    15,00 €

  • THE LETTERS OF JOHN CHEEVER
    CHEEVER, JOHN
    John Cheever's letters offer a tantalising glimpse into the life of a writer. They include correspondence with his contemporaries, such as Philip Roth, John Updike and Saul Bellow, his days as a young, aspiring writer and his battles with bisexuality and alcoholism. In this collection, edited by his son Benjamin Cheever, we see how his private correspondence was as extraordinar...
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    17,60 €

  • THE LOST
    PATTERSON, JAMES
    Whit Allgood is renowned for healing the victimised. But now the people of his City have turned their backs on all who use magic, and Whit is faced with a terrible choice: give up his power or let good people die.Wisty Allgood once saved the City from despair, but now she watches over a society that fears her power and is unwilling to accept her as she is. Increasingly bitter a...
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    10,00 €