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Inspired by Patience Grey’s Honey from a Weed, a cult classic in cookery circles, Jojo Tulloh seeks to connect with her inner peasant exploring different ways the urban dweller can become more self-sustaining. 

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Just when you think the legends that surround The Beatles are all but dried up, along comes a novel of such wit, vivacity and sheer glittering magic it almost makes you want to stick The White Album on the turntable and listen to the original crackles.

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In his novel The Son, Michel Rostain assumes the persona of his late son Lion, who was struck down by an aggressive form of meningitis aged just 21.

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The Shock of the Fall is told through the eyes of Matthew Holmes, a young schizophrenic boy who has spent the last ten years struggling to come to terms with the death of his elder brother Simon when he was nine years old.

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In The Hive, Gill Hornby makes her clever debut in the bloodthirsty arena all of us have experienced at least once: the school playground.

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Skid Beaumont is a young boy growing up in the swamplands of Louisiana, where his father brought his family, convinced that they would eventually profit from the expansion of nearby New Orleans.

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Mary Hooper’s new novel is a historical romp through early 19th century England, from rural Devon to the streets of London and Newgate prison.

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With Baz Luhrman's Hollywood adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's iconic novel The Great Gatsby hitting cinemas, a flurry of related books are hitting the market in response. R. Clifton Spargo's novel is just one of these.

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Dot is an unusual novel which will sweep those who loved I Capture The Castle off their feet.

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The disappearance of the Muller baby starts Constable Theodore Hildebrandt’s investigation into the darkness lurking in the quiet, secluded village of Hindelheim.

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In 1988, Joe Coutts is a young man living with his family on a reservation in North Dakota. While their circumstances are notably reduced beyond those of their white counterparts, they have a comfortable and happy existence until Joe’s mother, Geraldine, is sexually assaulted.

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One of the first lessons drummed into us as children is the absolute wrongness of lying. This is followed by a harsher lesson – that adults are lying to you anyway, they are just so much better at it.

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