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Marina is sent from Minnesota to the Brazilian jungle in search of a colleague, gone missing while investigating the progress of reclusive Dr Swenson's revolutionary drug. Such a synopsis does nothing to convey the richness of this book.

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Babbit lives with the Big One
and the Little One. When the Little One is not watching,
Babbit gets ‘grabbed' by the Witchy One and her mean
friends. Just in the nick of time the Big One and the Little One come to Babbit's rescue.

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Book Review

Babbit lives with the Big One
and the Little One. When the Little One is not watching,
Babbit gets ‘grabbed' by the Witchy One and her mean
friends. Just in the nick of time the Big One and the Little One come to Babbit's rescue.

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Julie Myerson's eighth novel, Then, marks her return to the disturbing themes that characterised her earlier works of dark fiction, this time in the previously unexplored dystopian setting of a post-apocalyptic London.

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In Higashino's first book to be translated into English, we quickly learn who the murderer is, but that's inconsequential to the plot, which concerns whether Yasuko and her neighbour Ishigami, a mathematician, can get away with it.

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This atmospheric novel tells the story of Jeanne, a young French exile orphaned by the Wars of Religion on the continent and brought to London disguised as a boy.

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Andrzej Stasiuk's Europe is in the East. As he travels through cities and towns that have had German and Russian names throughout the last two centuries, the landscapes are at first bleak.

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There's a new addition to Quadrille's "New Voices in Food" series. Lavishly illustrated, James Ramsden's Small Adventures in Cooking combines innovative recipes with a twist together with quirky thoughts in a book where food is the real focus.

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Fashion shows and recycling, star quality and chickens, custard doughnuts and moving house; more adventures in the life of Daizy Star, who, encouraged by best friends Willow, Beth and Murphy, attempts to impress Miss Moon so that she can be 'Star of the Week'.

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