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  • The Color Purple

    Set in the deep American South between the wars, The Color Purple is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation.

    Raped repeatedly by the man she calls ‘father’, she has two children taken away from her, is separated from her beloved sister Nettie and is trapped into an ugly marriage.

    But then she meets the glamorous Shug Avery, singer and magic-maker – a woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually Celie discovers the power and joy of her own spirit, freeing her from her past and reuniting her with those she loves.

    14,00 €
  • Hamnet

    Hamnet is a novel inspired by the son of a famous playwright, a story of the bond between twins, and of a marriage pushed to the brink by grief. It is also the story of a kestrel and its mistress; flea that boards a ship in Alexandria; and a glovemaker's son who flouts convention in pursuit of the woman he loves. Above all, it is a tender and unforgettable reimagining of a boy whose life has been all but forgotten, but whose name was given to one of the most celebrated plays ever written.

    12,75 €
  • Lord of the Flies

    Urdida en torno a la situación límite de una treintena de muchachos en una isla desierta, El Señor de las Moscas es una magnífica novela que admite lecturas diferentes e incluso opuestas.

    12,00 €
  • Sunset Song

    Faced with a choice between a harsh farming life and the world of books and learning, Chris Guthrie chooses to remain in her rural community, bound by her intense love of the land. But everything changes with the arrival of the First World War and Chris finds her land altered beyond recognition. In lyrical prose, Sunset Song evokes village life in the early twentieth century and offers a powerful portrait of a land and people in turmoil.

    16,50 €
  • Mrs. Dalloway

    A stunning new edition of Virginia Woolf's engulfing portrait of one day in a woman's life, featuring a new foreword by Jenny Offill, the New York Times bestselling author of Weather and Dept. of Speculation

    A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition

    15,75 €
  • The Vanishing Half

    The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it’s everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters’ storylines intersect?

    16,95 €
  • Only Time Will Tell

    A secret past. A hidden destiny. A battle for the truth. Set in Bristol and Oxford ; from 1919 through the Second World War, this is the epic tale of Harry Clifton's life.

    11,00 €
  • The Sins Of The Father

    The fate of the Clifton family rests with one man. The Clifton Chronicles is this author's most ambitious work in four decades as an international bestselling author.

    11,00 €
  • Best Kept Secret

    The fate of two families forever entwined.

    11,00 €
  • Chess

    '...a human being, an intellectual human being who constantly bends the entire force of his mind on the ridiculous task of forcing a wooden king into the corner of a wooden board, and does it without going mad!'

    Stefan Zweig

    7,25 €
  • The Guernsey Literary...

    "" I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers." "January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she's never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb....

    13,00 €
  • Cometh The Hour

    This book opens with the reading of a suicide note, which has devastating consequences for Harry and Emma Clifton, Giles Barrington and Lady Virginia. Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. But is Karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy? Lady Virginia is facing bankruptcy, and can see no way out of her financial problems, until she is introduced to the hapless Cyrus T. Grant III from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sebastian Clifton is now the Chief Executive of Farthings Bank and a workaholic, whose personal life is thrown into disarray when he falls for Priya, a beautiful Indian girl whose parents have already chosen the man she is going to marry...

    11,00 €
  • Mightier Than The Sword

    History is written by few, fought for by many.

    This book opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?

    Clifton Chronicles continue in this, his most accomplished novel to date. With all the twists and turns that have made him one of the world's most popular authors, the story of the Clifton and the Barrington families continues.

    11,00 €
  • Her Kind

    One night, a woman finds refuge with her daughter in the household of a childhood friend, Alice Kytler. She is the town’s wealthiest citixen, but the memory of a shared past persuades her to shelter them. She gives her former companion a new name, Petronelle, a job as a servant, and warns her to hide their old connection. But in aligning herself with a powerful woman, Petronelle realices than she and her child are in more danger than they ever faced in the savage countryside ... Alice has a deadly enemy. When she understands the destruction Alice’s enemy is ready to unleash, is it too late?

    “A story of loss, ambition, misogyny, family love and what it means to belong ... evocative and atmospheric” - Irish Times

    18,00 €
  • World's Best Travel...

    Discover the best of the world, travel to experience what is authentic, incomparable, and distinctive in the world. This world fuels the wanderlust of anyone who dreams of seeing the world's most extraordinary places.

    35,00 €
  • Quidditch Through the...

    This brand new edition of the most famous sports book in the wizarding world pairs J.K. Rowling's original text, with gorgeous jacket art by Jonny Duddle and line illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomic. A contribution from the sale of each book will go to Comic Relief.

    9,99 €
  • The Narrow Road To The...

    The Narrow Road To The Deep North fue galardonada con el Man Booker por su elegancia y originalidad. Dorrigo Evans, el protagonista, se encuentra recluido en un campo de prisioneros japonés durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Durante su tiempo allí, utilizará sus habilidades de cirujano para ayudar a los demás presos, condenados a construir el ferrocarril que unirá las capitales de Birmania y Tailandia. Muchos enfermarán, pero Dorrigo conseguirá hacerse un nombre entre ellos. 

    Mientras tanto, recordará con pesar su historia de amor de hace años con la joven mujer de su tío, pero el tiempo pasa para todos y, años después, siendo un héroe de guerra descubrirá todo aquello que se perdió en el camino hacia el norte.

    15,00 €
  • Naked Heat ( Castle...

    Cuando el cronista de sociedad más vicioso de Nueva York aparece muerto, "Heat" destapa una galería de sospechosos de alto perfil. La investigación se complica por su sorprendente reencuentro con el periodista Jameson Rook.

    12,00 €
  • The Magic Toyshop

    The Magic Toyshop es una novela gótica para los amantes de las historias extrañas. Melanie se ve obligada a decir adiós a todo lo que ha tenido, a su infancia, a su hogar. La enviaran a Londres para vivir con unos familiares un tanto peculiares. Su tía Margaret, una mujer de pocas palabras; Francie, Finn y el tío Philip, obsesionado con las marionetas de madera a tamaño natural que crea para su juguetería.

    12,00 €
  • The cut out girl

    The Cut Out Girl cuenta la historia real de la familia del autor, el devenir de dos familias unidas por una persona. Lien fue entregada a unos padres adoptivos en Ámsterdam, con ellos vivió durante la ocupación nazi sin saber nada de su origen. Sobrevive a la guerra y será entonces cuando descubra la verdad sobre ella y sus padres biológicos, un matrimonio judío que murió.

    Bart es el nieto de los padres adoptivos de Lien, y tras conocer la historia necesitaba saber mucho más. Así dio lugar a esta novela llena de pérdidas y reencuentros, de amor y de guerra.

    15,00 €
  • Shadow Of The Night

    A discovery of Witches introduced an Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and a vampire geneticist. Drawn to each other despite long-standing taboos, these two other-worldly beings found themselves at the center of a battle for a lost, enchanted manuscript.

    Book two of the All Souls Trilogy plunges them into Elizabethan London. Their mission is to find traces of Ashmole 782, the manuscript, but as the net of Matthew's past tightens around them they embark on a very different and more dangerous journey.

    8,25 €
  • Perfect Timing

    Popey Dunbar is out on her hen night when she meets Tom Kennedy, and she's attracted to him, not only because of his dark eyes and quirky smile, but because she feels she's known him all her life. She can't go through with the meeting they arrange - but she can't go with her wedding either.

    She moves to London and installs herself in the bohemian household of Caspar French, a good-looking young artist with a reputation for breaking hearts. But even in her colourful new home, she can't get Tom off her mind. Until she's tracked him down, she'll never know if their meeting was destiny or if the future holds something different for her...

    12,00 €
  • Fall of Giants

    Esta es una novela enorme que sigue a cinco familias a través del mundo, sacudiendo dramas de la Primera Guerra Mundial, la Revolución Rusa y la lucha por el voto de la mujer.  Fall of Giants se mueve sin problemas desde Washington a San Petersburgo, de la suciedad y el peligro de una mina de carbón a las brillantes lámparas de araña de un palacio.

    16,00 €
  • Whistle In The Dark

    When Lana goes missing for four days and returns refusing to speak of what happened, Jean fears the worst. She feels she's failed as a mother, that her daughter is beyond reach and that she must do something to bring her back.

    The family returns to London where everyone seems happy to carry on as normal - everyone but Jen. Her husband thinks her obsession is getting out of hand  and their eldest daughter is tired of Lana getting all the attention. But Jen knows her daughter has changed, and can't understand why.

    Is the answer in those four missing days? And how can Jen find out?

    12,50 €
  • The Winner's Kiss

    After the intrigue and danger of The Winner's Curse and the revolution and romance of The Winner's Crime, Kestrel is in the tundra's mines. She is a sly, ruthless killer, caring more for the empire than for the lives of innocent people, and certainly more than for Arin - or so he thinks -. He has sailed home, because he can't forget Kestrel and how she's betrayed him.

    Lies will come undone, and Kestrel and Arin will learn just how much their crimes will cost them in this third and final installment in the heart-stopping Winner's trilogy.

    14,00 €
  • The kite Runner

    Cometas en el cielo es la conmovedora historia de dos padres y dos hijos, de su amistad y de cómo la casualidad puede convertirse en hito inesperado de nuestro destino.

    17,00 €
  • My Brilliant Career

    This Australian classic, which was first published in 1901, tells the story of a 16 year old girl. She is trapped on her parents' farm, and she simultaneosly loves the bbush life and hates the physical burdens it imposes. She longs for a more refined lifestyle - to read, think, sing - but above all to do great things.

    Suddenly she is whisked away to live on her mother grandmother's property and her life is transformed when the rich and handsome Harry Beecham sees her. And soon she'll have to choose between everything a conventional life offers and her own plans for a brilliant career...

    8,00 €
  • Edge Of Eternity

    This is the final volume in The Century trilogy.

    An unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War. From South America to Siberia, from Cuba to London, going through the United States and East Germany, this is a sweeping tale of the fight for freedom in a world grippedby the mightiest clash of superpowers anyone has known.

    18,00 €
  • This Little Puffin

    Elizabeth Matterson (Autor)

    Ningún padre, maestro o guardería de grupo debe estar sin este clásico.

    Hay canciones, rimas y juegos para todas las ocasiones, todas elegidos por su popularidad y probadas con niños pequeños.

    Recogidos por toda Gran Bretaña, los contenidos reflejan la diversidad cultural de la nación, por lo que es una colección extraordinariamente rica y estimulante.

    Desde la primera edición que se publicó hace más de treinta años, se ha revisado y actualizado, lo que le permite seguir siendo el libro más invaluable de su tipo.

    14,50 €