Penguin UK Adult Spring 2016

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    The Book of You Paperback Nelli Lahteenmaki 9781405924139 $18.99 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Jan 26, 2016
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    Memoir Paperback Chris Robshaw 9780718180164 $31.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jul 26, 2016
    An insightful and inspiring memoir from the English Rugby Union captain.As England’s Rugby Union captain, Chris Robshaw has garnered respect and admiration for his uncompromising leadership style and is determined to lead the national team to victory in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. In this memoir, Robshaw shares his story from the death of his father when he was five and his battle with dyslexia, to becoming one of the leading lights on the world rugby stage. After joining the Harlequins in 2005, he led the team through winning the premiership and... + Read More
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    Series: Penguin Shakespeare The Two Noble Kinsmen Paperback William Shakespeare 9780241200568 $16.99 PERFORMING ARTS Jan 26, 2016
    Considered by Thomas de Quincey to be 'perhaps the most superb work in the language', The Two Noble Kinsmen is set in Athens and was co-written by Shakespeare with John Fletcher. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited by N. W. Bawcutt with an introduction by Peter Swaab. 'Once, he kissed me. I loved my lips the better ten days after' When Theseus, Duke of Athens, learns that the ruler of Thebes has killed three noble kings he swears to take revenge. But after Athens triumphs over the rival city, Theseus is struck by the bravery of two ... + Read More
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    Twelve Deaths of Christmas Paperback Jason Sharp 9781405920285 $16.99 FICTION Jan 26, 2016
    The second seasonal thriller from author Jackson Sharp, this time introducing DI Kerry Cox. It's Christmas, but Detective Inspector Kerry Cox is not celebrating. The holiday season is usually tough for Cox, but this year she's preparing to face down the ramifications of her most recent investigation: a fumbled child trafficking case. Distraction comes when the body of a retired ex-policeman is found, and DI Cox refuses to buy that it's a suicide. Despite warnings and pressures, she follows the trail stubbornly. Teaming up with the journali... + Read More
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    The Pursuit of Love Paperback Nancy Mitford 9780241974681 $18.99 FICTION Dec 18, 2015
    Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love is one of the funniest, sharpest novels about love and growing up ever written. 'Obsessed with sex!' said Jassy, 'there's nobody so obsessed as you, Linda. Why if I so much as look at a picture you say I'm a pygmalionist.' In the end we got more information out of a book called Ducks and Duck Breeding. 'Ducks can only copulate,' said Linda, after studying this for a while, 'in running water. Good luck to them.' Oh, the tedium of waiting to grow up! Longing for love, obsessed with weddings and sex, Linda... + Read More
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    The Blessing Paperback Nancy Mitford 9780241974728 $18.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    The Blessing by Nancy Mitford It isn't just Nanny who finds it difficult in France when Grace and her young son Sigi are finally able to join her dashing aristocratic husband Charles-Edouard after the war. For Grace is out of her depth among the fashionably dressed and immaculately coiffured French women, and shocked by their relentless gossiping and bedhopping. When she discovers her husband's tendency to lust after every pretty girl he sees, it looks like trouble. And things get even more complicated when little Sigi steps in . . . The Bl... + Read More
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    The Complete Novels Paperback Nancy Mitford 9780241239476 $41.00 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    The Penguin Complete Novels of Nancy Mitford. Here in one volume are all eight of Nancy Mitford's sparklingly astute, hilarious and completely unputdownable novels: Highland Fling, Christmas Pudding, Wigs on the Green, Pigeon Pie, The Pursuit of Love, Love in a Cold Climate, The Blessing and Don't Tell Alfred. Published over a period of 30 years, they provide a wonderful glimpse of the bright young things of the thirties, forties, fifties and sixties in the city and in the shires; firmly ensconced at home or making a go of it abroad; and wh... + Read More
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    Wigs on the Green Paperback Nancy Mitford 9780241974711 $18.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    Wigs on the Green by Nancy Mitford is a hilarious satire of the upper classes. Eugenia Malmains is one of the richest girls in England and an ardent supporter of Captain Jack and the Union Jackshirts; Noel and Jasper are both in search of an heiress (so much easier than trying to work for the money); Poppy and Marjorie are nursing lovelorn hearts; and the beautiful bourgeois Mrs Lace is on the prowl for someone near Eugenia's fabulous country home at Chalford, and much farce ensues. One of Nancy Mitford's earliest novels, Wigs on the Green... + Read More
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    Rain Paperback Barney Campbell 9781405921213 $16.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    Drawing on firsthand experience of combat, Rain is a searingly powerful novel in the bestselling tradition of Matterhorn.     Tom Chamberlain was destined to be a soldier from the moment he discovered a faded picture of his father patrolling the streets of Belfast.      With the war in Afghanistan at its savage peak, Tom is despatched from home in the dead of an anonymous September night, a blood tribute leaving without fanfare. Full of eagerness, but wracked by self-­doubt, he must discover who he is and what he is capable of.      But as the ... + Read More
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    The Woman Who Walked into the Sea Paperback Mark Douglas-Home 9780718182748 $27.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    One of the most unique crime series ever. Cal McGill, the sea detective, must unravel a tragic mystery.Cal McGill is a Scottish oceanographer and one-of-a-kind investigator who uses his knowledge of the waves to find where objects came from, or track where they’ve gone. His expertise could help solve the disappearance of Megan Bates who, twenty-six years ago, strode out into the ocean and let the waves take her away. Megan’s daughter, Violet Wells, was abandoned as a baby on the steps of a hospital hours before the mother she never knew committ... + Read More
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    Becoming Your Real Self A Practical Toolkit for Managing Life's Challenges Paperback Eddie Murphy 9780241971475 $18.99 SELF-HELP Feb 23, 2016
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    Why Grow Up? Paperback Susan Neiman 9780141982496 $21.99 PHILOSOPHY Feb 22, 2016
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    Series: Penguin Modern Classics For Two Thousand Years Paperback Mihail Sebastian 9780241189610 $21.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    'Nothing I have read is more affecting than Mihail Sebastian's magnificent, haunting 1934 novel, For Two Thousand Years' - Philippe Sands, Guardian Books of the Year A prescient interwar masterpiece, available in English for the first time 'Absolutely, definitively alone', a young Jewish student in Romania tries to make sense of a world that has decided he doesn't belong. Spending his days walking the streets and his nights drinking and gambling, meeting revolutionaries, zealots, lovers and libertines, he adjusts his eyes to the darkness tha... + Read More
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    Barging Round Britain Exploring the History and Heritage of our Lost Waterways Paperback John Sergeant 9780718180645 $18.99 SPORTS & RECREATION Feb 25, 2016
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    The Egyptians A Radical Story Hardcover Jack Shenker 9781846146329 $31.99 POLITICAL SCIENCE Feb 23, 2016
    From award-winning journalist Jack Shenker, The Egyptians is the essential book about Egypt and radical politics In early 2011, Cairo's Tahrir Square briefly commanded the attention of the world. Half a decade later, the international media has largely moved on from Egypt's explosive cycles of revolution and counter-revolution - but the Arab World's most populous nation remains as volatile as ever, its turmoil intimately bound up with forms of authoritarian power and grassroots resistance that stretch right across the globe. In The Egyptian... + Read More
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    The Bomb Girls Paperback Daisy Styles 9781405924344 $16.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
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    Chasing the Dead A David Raker Thriller Paperback Tim Weaver 9781405923125 $16.99 FICTION Feb 23, 2016
    The first novel in the David Raker series by Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author Tim Weaver.One year ago, Alex Towne’s body was found. One month ago, his mother saw him on the street. One week ago, David Raker agreed to look for him. Now he wishes he hadn’t.Mary Towne’s son, Alex, went missing six years ago. Five years later he finally turned up—as a corpse in a car wreck. Missing persons investigator David Raker doesn’t want the work: it’s clearly a sad but hopeless case of mistaken identity brought to him by a woman unable to ... + Read More
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    Almost the Perfect Murder The Killing of Elaine O'Hara, the Extraordinary Garda Investigation & the Trial that Stunned the Nation: The Only Complete Inside Account Paperback Paul Williams 9780241973783 $16.99 TRUE CRIME Feb 23, 2016
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    The Holy Roman Empire A Thousand Years of Europe's History Hardcover Peter H. Wilson 9781846143182 $74.95 HISTORY Feb 25, 2016
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    The 24-Hour Wine Expert Paperback Jancis Robinson 9780141981819 $10.95 COOKING Mar 30, 2016
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    Incarnations India in 50 Lives Hardcover Sunil Khilnani 9780241208229 $63.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 29, 2016
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    Iris Grace Hardcover Arabella Carter-Johnson 9781405923644 $35.99 PSYCHOLOGY Apr 26, 2016
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    Series: CASE FOR FREY & MCGRAY, A A Fever of the Blood Frey & McGray Book 2 Paperback Oscar De Muriel 9780718179847 $16.99 FICTION Mar 22, 2016
    'A hugely entertaining Victorian mystery' New York Times 'I enjoyed this - properly creepy and Gothic' Ian Rankin A spellbinding concoction of crime, history and horror - perfect for fans of Sherlock Holmes and Jonathan Creek. New Year's Day, 1889. In Edinburgh's lunatic asylum, a patient escapes as a nurse lays dying. Leading the manhunt are legendary local Detective 'Nine-Nails' McGray and Londoner-in-exile Inspector Ian Frey. Before the murder, the suspect was heard in whispered conversation with a fellow patient - a girl who had been m... + Read More
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    The Great Explosion Gunpowder, the Great War, and a Disaster on the Kent Marshes Paperback Brian Dillon 9780241956762 $21.99 SCIENCE Mar 22, 2016
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    The Forgotten Summer Paperback Carol Drinkwater 9780718183097 $21.99 FICTION Mar 22, 2016
    Secrets ripen and fester over a long sweltering summer in France . . . The annual grape harvest at the Cambon family's magnificent vineyard is always a cause for celebration. But not this year. When an accident destroys the crop, leaving the estate facing ruin, Clarisse Cambon knows exactly who to blame - her daughter-in-law Jane. It's just the latest incident in a decades-long feud whose origin both women have concealed from Luc, who struggles to keep his wife and mother on speaking terms. But is Luc the saint he appears to be? When tragedy ... + Read More
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    Over Our Heads Stories Paperback Andrew Fox 9780241968956 $18.99 FICTION Mar 22, 2016
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    Making It Up As I Go Along Hardcover Marian Keyes 9780718182526 $31.99 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Mar 22, 2016
    Laugh your socks off with this hilarious collection of tales, observations and flights of fancy from the funniest woman in print, bestselling author Marian Keyes Welcome to the magnificent Making It Up as I Go Along - aka the World According to Marian Keyes™ - A bold and brilliant collection of Marian's hilarious and often heartfelt observations on modern life, love and everything in between. From a guide to breaking up with your hairdresser to entering the fifties-zone, the joys of her nail varnish museum to singing her way through insomnia,... + Read More
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    Fallen Paperback Lia Mills 9780241964729 $18.99 FICTION Mar 29, 2016
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    The Mark and the Void Paperback Paul Murray 9780241953860 $18.99 FICTION Mar 22, 2016
    WINNER OF THE EVERYMAN WODEHOUSE PRIZE 2016 A comic masterpiece about love, art, greed and the banking crisis, from the author of Skippy Dies What links the Investment Bank of Torabundo, (yes, hots with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For the Love of a Clown, a four-year-old boy named after TV detective Remington Steele, a lonely French banker, a tiny Pacific island, and a pest control business run by an ex-KGB man? You guessed it . . . The Mark and the Void is Paul Murray's madcap new novel of institu... + Read More
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    In the Family Way Illegitimacy Between the Great War and the Swinging Sixties Paperback Jane Robinson 9780241962916 $21.99 HISTORY Mar 22, 2016
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    Easter 1916 The Irish Rebellion Paperback Charles Townshend 9780141982472 $22.99 HISTORY Mar 29, 2016
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    An Affair with My Mother A Story of Adoption, Secrecy and Love Paperback Caitriona Palmer 9781844883578 $31.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 26, 2016
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    Dear World, How Are You? Hardcover Toby Little 9780718183387 $27.99 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Apr 26, 2016
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    The Way We Were Paperback Sinead Moriarty 9780241970720 $16.99 FICTION Apr 26, 2016
    'Heartfelt and deeply moving ... I couldn't put it down.' Susan Lewis 'Intriguing and thought provoking ... a great read.' Katie Fforde 'Gripping and thought-provoking - I was desperate to discover how it would pan out!' Paige Toon 'We ate this fabulous story up - 4 stars' Heat magazine 'Love, lies and longing - this has it all - 4 stars' Woman magazine 'Intriguing - a dramatic twist in the tale will keep you engrossed.' Candis When Alice's husband Ben dies suddenly, her world falls apart. They shared twenty years and two daughters and li... + Read More
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    Madonna in a Fur Coat Hardcover Sabahattin Ali 9780241206195 $21.99 FICTION Jul 26, 2016
    The bestselling Turkish classic of love and longing in a changing world, available in English for the first time. 'It is, perhaps, easier to dismiss a man whose face gives no indication of an inner life. And what a pity that is: a dash of curiosity is all it takes to stumble upon treasures we never expected.' A shy young man leaves his home in rural Turkey to learn a trade in 1920s Berlin. The city's crowded streets, thriving arts scene, passionate politics and seedy cabarets provide the backdrop for a chance meeting with a woman, which will... + Read More
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    Series: Penguin Monarchs Edward VII The Cosmopolitan King Paperback Richard Davenport-Hines 9780241014806 $27.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 29, 2016
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    Series: PENGUIN MONARCHS Charles II The Star King Hardcover Clare Jackson 9780141979762 $27.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 26, 2016
    Charles II has always been one of the most instantly recognisable British kings - both in his physical appearance, disseminated through endless portraits, prints and pub signs, and in his complicated mix of lasciviousness, cynicism and luxury. His father's execution and his own many years of exile made him a guarded, curious, unusually self-conscious ruler. He lived through some of the most striking events in the national history - from the Civil Wars to the Great Plague, from the Fire of London to the wars with the Dutch. Clare Jackson's marv... + Read More
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    Series: PENGUIN MONARCHS Richard II A Brittle Glory (Penguin Monarchs) Paperback Laura Ashe 9780141979892 $22.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 23, 2016


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