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Market Day!

An online bookshop is all very well, but there is nothing like engaging face to face with readers and booklovers of all ages and tastes. Today was my second ever market stall --...

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More Christmas Bundles

It was fun putting together those last two bundles, so here are a few more. Don't forget, all books are available individually at the marked price too. 3) Embark on a crime...

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Christmas Bundles

Christmas Bundles

In case you're looking for that last minute gift, or something just for you, I've put together a few bundles for inspiration. Each bundle has a theme, but all books can still be...

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It’s a Classic!

It’s a Classic!

Most of my current stock is made up of books published within the last eighty years or so, but I'd like to offer a range of classic fiction from the nineteenth and early...

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Getting the word out

Getting the word out

Do you have a favourite work of translated fiction? Perhaps one that you wish more people had heard of? I'm always on the look out for titles to stock and welcome input from...

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Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft

“Even the simplest words have secrets”

I want to start my series of occasional articles focusing on translators by giving an insight into the work of American translator and author Jennifer Croft.

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Latest Reviews

Detail from the painting The Student by Larchenko. A bearded man in a tall hat and black cloak looks intently out at the viewer.

The Brothers Karamazov 1

The Brothers Karamazov, the culmination of Dostoyevsky’s work, was completed in1880, shortly b

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Fictions

Mario Vargas Llosa wrote about Borges as follows: “His is a world of clear, pure and at the sa

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The Neighborhood

A sizzler of a thriller, perfect for reading on the beach, cocktail in hand. Lots of sex, but also a