Faber & Faber Adult Summer 2016

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    Aeneid Book VI Hardcover Seamus Heaney 9780571327317 $31.99 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 28, 2016
    In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld. In Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, Heaney acknowledged the importance of the poem to his writing, noting that 'there's one Virgilian journey that has indeed been a constant presence, and that is Aeneas's venture into the underworld. The motifs in Book VI have been in my head for years - the golden bough... + Read More
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    Series: A John Q Mystery The Long Count A John Q Mystery Paperback J.M. Gulvin 9780571323784 $27.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
    In The Long Count, the first book of JM Gulvin's masterful new crime series, we meet Ranger John Quarrie as he is called to the scene of an apparent suicide by a fellow war veteran. Although the local police want the case shut down, John Q is convinced that events aren't quite so straightforward. When his hunch is backed up by the man's son, Isaac - just back from Vietnam, and convinced his father was murdered - they start to look into a series of other violent incidents in the area, including a recent fire at the local Trinity Asylum and the ... + Read More
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    Stallo Here be Monsters? Paperback Stefan Spjut 9780571296804 $18.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
    A terrifying supernatural thriller for fans of Let the Right One In, The Passage, and The Loney 'Very scary. Never mind Scandi crime fiction, the time has come for Scandi horror.' Metro ***** 'Ratchets up the tension to an almost unbearable level ... Astonishing.' Independent on Sunday, Books of the Year In the late 1970s, a young boy disappears from a summer cabin in the Swedish woods. His mother claims that he was abducted by a giant. The boy is never found.Twenty-five years later, an old woman claims that a creature has been standing o... + Read More
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    Run, Ride, Sink or Swim A year in the exhilarating and addictive world of women's triathlon Paperback Lucy Fry 9780571313150 $18.99 SPORTS & RECREATION Jun 28, 2016
    At the age of thirty-one, Lucy Fry was pretty certain she knew her limits. And here's how she felt about the component parts of triathlon: swimming - fairly terrifying, especially in open water. Cycling - brilliant when done on a stationary bike, indoors. Running - sometimes fantastic, sometimes hideous. But as increasing numbers of her female friends continued to sign up to tri, Lucy couldn't help wondering: what was it about this exhausting pursuit that women seemed to find so magical, so transformative? The time had come to find out.... + Read More
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    Multitudes Eleven Stories Paperback Lucy Caldwell 9780571313501 $27.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
    'Beautifully crafted, and so finely balanced that she holds the reader right up against the tender humanity of her characters.' Eimear McBride 'A writer of rare elegance and beauty, Caldwell doesn't just get inside her characters' minds. She perches in the precarious chambers of their hearts, telling their stories truthfully and tenderly.' Independent Multitudes is the beautiful debut story collection from the acclaimed, prize-winning novelist and playwright Lucy Caldwell From Belfast to London and back again the ten stories that comprise Ca... + Read More
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    The News from Waterloo The Race to Tell Britain of Wellington's Victory Paperback Brian Cathcart 9780571315260 $21.99 HISTORY Jun 28, 2016
    The Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon in 1815 at Waterloo ensured British dominance for the rest of the nineteenth century. It took three days and two hours for word to travel from Belgium in a form that people could rely upon. This is a tragi-comic midsummer's tale that begins amidst terrible carnage and weaves through a world of politics and military convention, enterprise and roguery, frustration, doubt and jealousy, to end spectacularly in the heart of Regency society at a grand soiree in St James's Square after feverish j... + Read More
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    Animal An Autobiography of a Female Body Paperback Sara Pascoe 9780571325221 $27.99 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 28, 2016
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    Under the Tump Sketches of Real Life on the Welsh Borders Paperback Oliver Balch 9780571311958 $31.99 TRAVEL Jun 28, 2016
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    Good Night and Good Riddance How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Life Paperback David Cavanagh 9780571327898 $27.99 MUSIC Jun 28, 2016
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    Pearl Hardcover Simon Armitage 9780571302956 $31.99 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Jun 28, 2016
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    The Curiosities Paperback Christopher Reid 9780571322961 $22.99 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Selected Poems Paperback Jamie Mckendrick 9780571327294 $27.99 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Series: Faber Nature Poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge Hardcover Samuel Taylor Coleridge 9780571328796 $22.00 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Series: Faber Nature Poets John Clare Hardcover John Clare 9780571328741 $22.00 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Series: Faber Nature Poets Thomas Hardy Hardcover Thomas Hardy 9780571328758 $22.00 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Series: Faber Nature Poets William Wordsworth Hardcover William Wordsworth 9780571328789 $22.00 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Series: Faber Nature Poets John Keats Hardcover John Keats 9780571328765 $22.00 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Series: Faber Nature Poets Selected Poems of Edward Thomas Hardcover Edward Thomas 9780571328772 $22.00 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    One Thousand Things Worth Knowing Paperback Paul Muldoon 9780571316052 $22.99 POETRY Jun 28, 2016
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    Black Water Paperback Louise Doughty 9780571278664 $27.99 FICTION Jul 26, 2016
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    Golden Hill Hardcover Francis Spufford 9780571225194 $35.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
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    Psychedelia and Other Colours Paperback Rob Chapman 9780571282746 $37.99 MUSIC Sep 26, 2017
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    Paradime Paperback Alan Glynn 9780571316229 $27.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
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    The Jump If you got to live your life over, what would you do different? Paperback Doug Johnstone 9780571321582 $16.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
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    Berlin Red Paperback Sam Eastland 9780571322367 $27.99 FICTION Jun 28, 2016
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    A Long Way to Shiloh Paperback Lionel Davidson 9780571326853 $18.99 FICTION Sep 20, 2016
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    Pimp State Sex, Money and the Future of Equality Paperback Kat Banyard 9780571278220 $27.99 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jul 26, 2016
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    Young Napier Hardcover Andrew Lambert 9780571231584 $42.95 HISTORY Nov 19, 2019
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    I Am Dogboy The Underworld Diaries Hardcover Karl Hyde 9780571328659 $60.00 MUSIC Dec 13, 2016

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