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Welcome to the online Large Print Bookshop, the UK's leading retailer of large print books. It's an invaluable resource for those looking to find out more about books for the visually impaired.

Nearly all of the books listed on this site are printed in 16 point font size.

 
 

Large print book of the month

 The Essex Serpent - Sarah Perry

LargeprintOur Price: £19.50  - Click book title for availability and further details

London, 1893. When Cora Seaborne's controlling husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness. Along with her son Francis - a curious, obsessive boy - she leaves town for Essex, in the hope that fresh air and open space will provide refuge. On arrival, rumours reach them that the mythical Essex Serpent, once said to roam the marshes claiming lives, has returned to the coastal parish of Aldwinter. Cora, a keen amateur naturalist with no patience for superstition, is enthralled, convinced that what the local people think is a magical beast may be a yet-undiscovered species. As she sets out on its trail, she is introduced to William Ransome, Aldwinter's vicar, who is also deeply suspicious of the rumours, but thinks they are a distraction from true faith. As he tries to calm his parishioners, Will and Cora strike up an intense relationship, and although they agree on absolutely nothing, they find themselves at once drawn together and torn apart, affecting each other in ways that surprise them both. The Essex Serpent is a celebration of love, and the many different shapes it can take.


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Other large print books we like

 

1. Shades of Grey - Jasper Fforde

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £14.99  - Currently in stock

Eddie Russett lives in a world where fortune, career and ultimate destiny are rigidly dictated by the colours you can see, with violet at the top, and red at the bottom. Below the colours are the grey underclass who can only see tones of black and white.

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2. Strange Bodies - Marcel Theroux

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £14.99  - Currently in stock

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

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3. The Old Romantic - Louise Dean

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £14.99  - Currently in stock

Obsessed with death and planning his own funeral, Ken is determined to die in the bosom of his family. But it isn't that easy - his family don't want to know him.

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4. The Way to a Woman's Heart - Christina Jones

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £14.99  - Currently in stock

Escaping from city life into the Berkshire countryside, Ella Maloney had been expecting to find rural tranquility & a chance to indulge in her favourite hobby - cooking. When she meets chef Ash Lawrence, Ella knows she's died & gone to heaven.

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

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £14.99  - Currently in stock

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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6. The Perfect Stranger - P. J. Kavanagh

Largeprint (Paperback) Our price: £14.99  - Currently in stock

The early years of poet P.J. Kavanagh’s life – which took him from a Butlin’s Holiday Camp to Switzerland and Paris, to a battlefield in Korea, to Oxford and Barcelona, and finally to Java – made little sense to him, until ‘something extraordinary happened’: his meeting with Sally, ‘the perfect stranger’.

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7. I'll Go To Bed At Noon - Gerard Woodward

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £13.49  - Currently in stock

It is 1970 in the suburbs of north London and, from the untidy comfort of her crowded house, Colette Jones is watching her older brother go to pieces, drinking himself into oblivion on home-made wine. Colette knows the solace a drink can provide. But soon she finds she cannot afford to ignore the destructive effect alcohol is having on her family.

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8. You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You - Robert J. Randisi

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £11.99  - Currently in stock

Marilyn Monroe thinks she's being followed. Eddie G, pit boss at the Sands Casino, is up for the job, but he is forced to leave buddy PI Danny Bardini to look after Marilyn.

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9. Who's that Sleeping in My Bed - Keren Smedley

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £11.99  - Currently in stock

Being over 50 is not what it used to be: it does not mean giving up on sex & love. 'Who's That Sleeping In My Bed?' addresses a huge range of questions & answers them wisely & wittily.

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