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Staff Recommended Reads May 2014

  • The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

    The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
    Joel Dicker

    Paperback · 01 May 2014 · €19.85
    Our Price: €15.99

    August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day a small New Hampshire town lost its innocence. That summer Harry Quebert fell in love with fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan. Thirty-three years later, her body is dug up from his yard along with a manuscript copy of his career-defining novel. Quebert is the only suspect.

  • The Good Luck of Right Now

    The Good Luck of Right Now
    Matthew Quick

    Paperback · 13 Feb 2014 · €19.85

    For thirty-eight years, Bartholomew Neil has lived with his mother. But when she dies, he has no idea how to be on his own. His grief counsellor, Wendy, says he needs to find his flock and leave the nest. But how does a man whose whole life has been grounded in his mom, Saturday mass, and the library learn how to fly?

  • The Quick

    The Quick
    Lauren Owen

    Paperback · 03 Apr 2014 · €18.50

    Takes you inside the rooms of London's mysterious Aegolius Club - a society of some of the richest, most powerful men in fin-de-siecle England.

  • The Interestings

    The Interestings
    Meg Wolitzer

    Paperback · 24 Apr 2014 · €12.80
    Our Price: €9.99

    On a warm summer night in 1974, six teenagers play at being cool. They smoke pot, drink vodka, share their dreams and vow always to be interesting. Decades later, aspiring actress Jules has resigned herself to a more practical occupation; Cathy has stopped dancing; Jonah has laid down his guitar and Goodman has disappeared.

  • Em and the Big Hoom

    Em and the Big Hoom
    Jerry Pinto

    Hardback · 01 May 2014 · €21.30

    She was always Em to us. There may have been a time when we called her something ordinary like Mummy, or Ma, but I don't remember. She was Em, and our father, sometimes, was the Big Hoom. In a tiny flat in Bombay Imelda Mendes - Em to her children - holds her family in thrall with her flamboyance, her manic affection and her cruel candour.

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