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This year sees a bumper crop of movies based on successful books; discover the books behind the movies.

  • Twelve Years a Slave

    Twelve Years a Slave
    Solomon Northup

    Paperback · 05 Dec 2013 · €11.35

    Solomon Northup is a free man, living in New York. Then he is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Drugged, beaten, given a new name and transported away from his wife and children to a Louisiana cotton plantation, Solomon will die if he reveals his true identity.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    12 Years a Slave
    Solomon Northup

    Paperback · 13 Sep 2013 · €12.80

    Twelve Years a Slave, soon to be a huge new Hollywood film, is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, enduring unimaginable degradation and abuse until his rescue twelve years later. A powerful and riveting condemnation of American slavery.

  • The Sting Man

    The Sting Man
    Robert W Greene

    Paperback · 02 Jan 2014 · €12.80

    From hustling on the streets of the Bronx to selling bogus businesses and sham investments around the world, Mel Weinberg netted millions of dollars. So legendary were his skills that in the late 1970s he was recruited by the FBI to combat art thieves and counterfeiters. But the trail quickly led to even bigger targets.

  • A Captain's Duty

    A Captain's Duty
    Richard Phillips

    Paperback · 10 Oct 2013 · €9.95

    8th April 2009 was just an ordinary day for the author, captain of the United States-registered cargo vessel, the Maersk Alabama, as it headed towards the port of Mombasa. Ordinary that is until, two hundred or so miles off the east coast of Africa, armed Somali pirates attacked and boarded the freighter. This book tells his story.

  • The Hobbit

    The Hobbit
    J R R Tolkien

    Paperback · 07 Nov 2013 · €11.35

    The classic bestseller behind this year's biggest movie, this film tie-in edition features the complete story of Bilbo Baggins' adventures in Middle-earth as shown in the film trilogy, with a striking cover image from Peter Jackson's film adaptation and drawings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien.

  • The Monuments Men

    The Monuments Men
    Robert M Edsel

    Paperback · 13 Feb 2014 · €11.35

    What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group of heroes? What if I told you there was a group of men on the front lines who didn't carry machine guns or drive tanks; a new kind of soldier, one charged with saving, not destroying. This book tells their story.

  • The Book Thief

    The Book Thief
    Markus Zusak

    Paperback · 30 Jan 2014 · €11.35

    Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. This title tells her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall.

  • A Long Way Down

    A Long Way Down
    Nick Hornby

    Paperback · 06 Feb 2014 · €11.35

    'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?' For TV presenter Martin Sharp the answer's simple: he has, in his own words, 'pissed his life away'. And on New Year's Eve he's going to end it all ... but not. Because single-mum Maureen, eighteen-year-old Jess and American rock-god JJ turn up and crash his private party.

  • Divergent

    Veronica Roth

    Paperback · 11 Feb 2014 · €11.35
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    The explosive debut by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth. DIVERGENT - a major motion picture in 2014.

  • Tracks

    Robyn Davidson

    Paperback · 11 Apr 2013 · €12.80

    A revised, reissued edition of this prize-winning, bestselling account of one woman's solo journey across 1,700 miles of Australian Outback

  • The Fault in Our Stars 3 for 2 item

    The Fault in Our Stars
    John Green

    Paperback · 08 Apr 2014 · €11.35

    Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

  • The Homesman

    The Homesman
    Glendon Swarthout

    Paperback · 13 Mar 2014 · €11.35

    Soon to be a major film directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones and co-starring Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, and John Lithgow.

  • Before I Go to Sleep

    Before I Go to Sleep
    S J Watson

    Paperback · 14 Aug 2014 · €11.35
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    Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story. Welcome to Christine's life.