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A Long Way from Home Peter Carey

Australia’s master novelist takes us on the race of a lifetime.

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At sea can be a beautiful and ferocious place to find yourself – alone and together.

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  • WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM MARGARET ATWOOD

  • Australia’s master novelist takes us on the race of a lifetime.

  • A new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of the monumental God of Small Things.

  • Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever . . .

  • What is the truth? In this blistering story of a ghost writer haunted by his demonic subject, the Man Booker Prize winner turns to lies, crime and literature with devastating effect

  • From the peerless author of Autumn and How to be both - the second novel in the Seasonal quartet.

  • The bestselling, prize-winning, generation-defining Zadie Smith's new unmissable novel out in paperback.

  • The bestselling, Pulitzer prize-winning classic.

  • An unforgettable love story about how we live now - from the bestselling, Man Booker shortlisted author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

  • The 'riotous, insanely readable' new novel from the author of THE HANDMAID'S TALE

  • **WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR** **WINNER OF THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION** **WINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRE ÉTRANGER** ‘Dazzling… Deeply affecting, utterly fascinating and blazing with love and intelligence’ Financial Times

  • WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA NOVEL AWARD AND BESTSELLING LITERARY PAPERBACK OF 2016: Devastating and brilliant, Kate Atkinson's stand-alone follow-up to Life After Life.

  • A classic tale of murder and deceit from one of the world’s master storytellers – ‘a masterpiece’ The Times

  • Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.

  • One of 15 limited edition Vintage Future Classics published to celebrate Vintage's 15th birthday. The 15 titles were voted for by reading groups all over the UK as being books that would still be read in 100 years time.

  • A stunning novel by the No. 1 New York Times bestselling, Times Top 10 bestseller and Man Booker long-listed author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton.

  • From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility – a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.

  • SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 A mordant story of obsession and suspense, by one of the brightest new voices in American fiction

  • The haunting, evocative new novel from the Nobel Prize-winning author whose compelling characters have charted Turkey’s increasingly troubled times.

  • A haunting tale of war, love and loss from the author of Birdsong and A Week in December

  • A profoundly moving story on the bonds of family and history - this is Beloved for the 21st century.

  • A richly detailed, darkly hilarious portrait of a family held together and torn apart by its scheming matriarch.

  • A book about family, selfishness and compassion on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, from the Booker Prize-winner. Shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Novel Award Longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize

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