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Staff Recommended Reads June 2013

  • The Other Typist

    The Other Typist
    Suzanne Rindell

    Paperback · 07 May 2013 · €17.95

    Rose Baker is an orphaned young woman working for her bread as a typist in a police precinct on the lower East Side. Every day Rose transcribes the confessions of the gangsters and murderers that pass through the precinct. While she may disapprove of the details, she prides herself on typing up the goriest of crimes without batting an eyelid.

  • The Cleaner of Chartres

    The Cleaner of Chartres
    Salley Vickers

    Paperback · 23 May 2013 · €10.99

    There is something special about the ancient cathedral of Chartres, with its mismatched spires, astonishing stained glass and strange labyrinth. And there is something special too about Agnes Morel, the mysterious woman who is to be found cleaning it each morning.

  • All That is

    All That is
    James Salter

    Paperback · 28 Mar 2013 · €19.30

    From his experiences as a naval officer in battles off Okinawa during World War II, Philip Bowman returns to America and finds a position as a book editor. He soon inhabits a world where marriages fail as affairs ignite, alcohol reigns, writers struggle, and publishers hustle.

  • The Light Between Oceans 3 for 2 item

    The Light Between Oceans
    M L Stedman

    Paperback · 09 May 2013 · €10.99

    A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision. They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

  • The Round House

    The Round House
    Louise Erdrich

    Paperback · 08 May 2013 · €17.95

    One Sunday in 1988, thirteen-year-old Joe Coutts learns that his mother has been the victim of a brutal attack by a man on their North Dakota reservation. Joe's mother is traumatized and afraid. This title tells the story of a young boy pitched prematurely into an unjust adult world.

  • Jacob's Folly

    Jacob's Folly
    Rebecca Miller

    Paperback · 06 Jun 2013 · €17.95

    In eighteenth-century Paris, Jacob is a peddler of knives, salt cellars and snuffboxes. Despite a disastrous teenage marriage, Jacob is determined to raise himself up in life, by whatever means he can. In twenty-first-century America, Jacob's life has twisted in ways he could never have imagined.