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What We're Reading In Grafton Street

  • The Miniaturist

    The Miniaturist
    Jessie Burton

    Paperback · 03 Jul 2014 · €18.50
    Our Price: €12.99

    On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, but instead she is met by his sharp-tongued sister, Marin.

  • Rubbernecker

    Rubbernecker
    Belinda Bauer

    Paperback · 02 Jan 2014 · €9.95

    Patrick didn't care what made people work. He was only interested in what happened when they stopped. Life is strange for Patrick Fort - being a medical student with Asperger's Syndrome doesn't come without its challenges. And that's before he is faced with solving a possible murder.

  • Perfidia

    Perfidia
    James Ellroy

    Hardback · 11 Sep 2014 · €26.99

    It is December 6 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans - but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins.

  • Dark Places

    Dark Places
    Gillian Flynn

    Paperback · 10 Jun 2010 · €11.35

    Your brother murdered your family. Your evidence put him away. But what if he didn't do it? The thrilling new novel from the award-winning author of SHARP OBJECTS.

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue
    Bill Bryson

    Paperback · 01 Oct 2009 · €14.20

    Presenting a tour of English from its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain spelling and pronunciation, this book covers curious eccentricities that make it as maddening to learn and as flexible to use.

  • Zorba the Greek

    Zorba the Greek
    Nikos Kazantzakis

    Paperback · 16 Oct 2008 · €11.35

    Set before the start of the First World War, this fable sees a young English writer set out to Crete to claim a small inheritance. But when he arrives, he meets Alexis Zorba, a middle-aged Greek man with a zest for life. As their friendship develops, the Englishman is gradually won over, transformed and inspired.

  • Hour of the Star

    Hour of the Star
    Clarice Lispector

    Paperback · 06 Feb 2014 · €11.35

    Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a living as a typist, Macabea loves movies, Coca-Cola and her philandering rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn Monroe, but she is ugly and unloved.

  • The Little Stranger

    The Little Stranger
    Sarah Waters

    Paperback · 05 Jan 2010 · €12.80

    * The brilliant and chilling new novel from Sarah Waters - longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009 * 'Sarah Waters has worked a spell' GUARDIAN

  • Howards End

    Howards End
    E M Forster

    Paperback · 28 Jun 2012 · €9.95

    The rich Wilcoxes, the gentle, idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts. As the Schlegel sisters try desperately to help the Basts and educate the close-minded Wilcoxes, the families are drawn together in love, lies and death.

  • The Shining

    The Shining
    Stephen King

    Paperback · 10 Nov 2011 · €12.80

    Hodder are boosting Stephen King's backlist with new covers, new author branding and a marketing campaign that directs readers to the right King title for them.

  • Sinner

    Sinner
    Maggie Stiefvater

    Hardback · 03 Jul 2014 · €18.50
    Our Price: €14.99

    SINNER is the book that every Maggie Stiefvater and paranormal romance fan has been waiting for! SINNER is a companion book to the #1 bestselling SHIVER, LINGER and FOREVER trilogy.