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41. Sophie and the Sibyl: A Victorian Romance - Patricia Duncker

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Berlin, September 1872: The Duncker brothers, Max and Wolfgang, own a thriving publishing business. Irresponsible Max is as fond of gambling and brothels, whereas the older, wiser, Wolfgang is making the profit. When Max's bad habits get out of hand, Wolfgang sends him to the town of Homburg, to dance attendance upon a celebrity author - the enigmatic Sibyl, also known as George Eliot - she soon has Max bewitched. Yet Wolfgang has an ulterior motive: for his brother to consider wealthy Sophie von Hahn as a potential wife. Both women have Max in thrall - one with her youth and passion, the other with her wisdom and fierce intelligence.

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42. Stone Mattress - Margaret Atwood

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Arecently widowed fantasy writer is guided through a stormy winter evening by the voice of her late husband. An elderly lady with Charles Bonnet’s syndrome comes to terms with the little people she keeps seeing, while a newly-formed populist group gathers to burn down her retirement residence. A woman born with a genetic abnormality is mistaken for a vampire.

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43. Stonemouth - Iain Banks

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After five years in exile, Stewart Gilmour is back in Stonemouth for the funeral of patriarch Joe Murston, and even though the last time Stu saw the Murstons he was running for his life, staying away might be even more dangerous than turning up. Although there’s supposed to be a temporary truce between Stewart and the town’s biggest crime family, it soon becomes clear that only Stewart is taking this promise of peace seriously.

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44. Strange Bodies - Marcel Theroux

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It all started when Nicky Slopen came back from the dead...

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45. The Art of Leaving - Anna Stothard

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Anna Stothard reveals that love has its fault lines and freedom comes at a price…

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46. The Blazing World - Siri Hustvedt

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Artist Harriet Burden, furious at the lack of recognition she has received from the New York art establishment, embarks on an experiment: she hides her identity behind three male fronts who exhibit her work as their own. And yet, even after she has unmasked herself, there are those who refuse to believe she is the woman behind the men...

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47. The Care and Management of Lies - Jacqueline Winspear

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The Care and Management of Lies is a lyrical drama of love struggling to survive in a damaged, fractured world.

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48. The English Monster - Lloyd Shepherd

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A Waterstone Autumn Book Club 2012 title.

London, 1811. The twisting streets of Wapping hold many an untold sin. Bounded by the Ratcliffe Highway to the north and the Dock to the south, shameful secrets are largely hidden by the noise of Trade.

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49. The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix - Paul Sussman

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Raphael Ignatius Phoenix has had enough. Born at the beginning of the 20th century, he is determined to take his own life as the old millennium ends and the new one begins. But before he ends it all, he wants to put the record straight, and that includes making sense of his own long life...

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50. The Ghost Riders of Ordebec - Fred Vargas

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France’s bestselling crime writer, and three-time winner of the CWA International Dagger, sends the unorthodox Commissaire Adamsberg far outside his jurisdiction…

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51. The Heart Whisperer - Ella Griffin

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On her thirty-third birthday, Claire decides that it’s time to grow up. Her mother was thirty-three when she drowned. She’d had everything to live for but Claire’s life is a mess...

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52. The Humans - Matt Haig

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It's hardest to belong when you're closest to home...

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53. The Invisible Mountain - Carolina De Robertis

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Tells an epic tale of a country's growth and the lives of its women, the story of a century in whose shadow a distant war is being played out in faraway Europe.

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54. The Killing: Book Two, Parts 1 - 6 - David Hewson

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David Hewson’s highly acclaimed novelisation of BAFTA award-winning TV series The Killing, based on the original screenplay of the second series.

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55. The Lemon Grove - Helen Walsh

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Sun. Desire. Obsession. An explosive, intelligent novel from the prize-winning author Helen Walsh.

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56. The Longest Holiday - Paige Toon

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A week before Laura’s wedding, her fiancé, Matthew, makes a terrible mistake. Escaping the humiliation that is now her marriage, Laura is whisked off to Florida’s Key West by her best friend Marty. A carefree holiday full of cocktails, surrounded by gorgeous men, is exactly what the doctor ordered...

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57. The Lying Game - Tess Stimson

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There are some things we are never meant to know…

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58. The Marrying of Chani Kaufman - Eve Harris

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Nominated for the Man Booker Prize 2013

A story of liberation and choice, The Marrying of Chani Kaufman is a compelling and original debut novel.

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59. The Memory Book - Rowan Coleman

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The name of your first-born. The face of your lover. Your age. Your address... What would happen if your memory of these began to fade? Is it possible to rebuild your life?

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60. The Method - Juli Zeh

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German author Juli Zeh’s translated 2009 novel is an Orwellian vision of the near future in which civilisation adheres to the stark principles of The Method

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