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73 Dove Street : An emotionally gripping new novel set in 1950s London

The page-turning and evocative new novel set in 1950s London from the author of That Green Eyed Girl 'Gripping . . . Julie Owen Moylan vividly recreates drab, grey postwar London and her characters are convincing to the end' THE TIMES, 'BEST NEW HISTORICAL FICTION' 'Psychologically astute and emotionally absorbing, this is a heartfelt read' DAILY MAIL 'A wonderfully evocative, immersive novel that brings 50s London to life, from the smog and the nightlife to attitudes towards women . . .
R 350,00

?Eres tu? : A History of Lonquimay

?Eres tu? - Is it you? - Just before 1973, a young Robert, from Montana, travels to Chile to collect medicinal plants. He meets Rosa, the daughter of a shaman, or machi, who has much knowledge of the powers of medicinal plants. But, Robert must leave for Vietnam and can only return several years later after the military coup to learn that he has a daughter. This novel takes place in the Araucarian region of south-central Chile. Not only is it a story of love, it also presents a history of the r
R 335,14

A Beard Tangled in Dreams : The True Story of Rip Van Winkle

Neil Gaiman meets Sigmund Freud in this imaginative retelling of the first American fairytale, Rip Van Winkle. The original Rip Van Winkle was a modest sixty-four pages. Quite short for a tale spanning twenty years. Why so short? None of those pages accounted for all the years that languorous legend spent asleep. There has never been a single published word of what Rip dreamt all those years, until now. Those wildest of dreams follow Rip from the furthest reaches of his mysterious past, thr
R 310,08

A Christmas Carol

This annotated edition includes: Author Biography Photographs and Images A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet
R 365,48

A Book Without A Name : Western Horror - Splatter Western - Southern Gothic Anthology

The 19th Century was a bitterly cruel time in American history. President Abraham Lincoln waged an ongoing war across the seceding South that would inevitably kill a higher percentage of Americans than any war to date. Thereafter, the proud people of this fallen Confederacy would be diminished, written off as traitors, and oppressed beneath the heel of the occupying military as Dixie's cities lied in ruins. The self-avowed infidel, spiritualist, Marxist Abraham Lincoln would thereafter be deifi
R 300,21

1526 : A Historical Mystery

1526 is an Interlocking puzzle of characters and situations bound together by a central mystery - an entertaining epic, speckled with folklore, romance and battle that brings the early 16th century to life.
R 675,72

A Claim to Kin

Sarah lives in a typical Victorian industrial town. Happy to be starting her Easter holiday from school, her joy is short-lived for, a year after her step-father disappeared without a trace, her mother is tragically killed in a road accident, leaving Sarah and her twin brothers without any means of support. Stoically she decides her only course of action is to go in search of her real father and with some reluctance places the boys in the local orphanage. Her search begins in a small Wessex vil
R 348,14


"0-by-1" is a revolutionary literary work written by a mysterious author known only as Existence - who prefers to be addressed as the numeric value of "1." This logic behind this strange, 0-1 juxtaposition becomes crystal clear as the reader and Existence (1) move through 13.8 billion years (and one trillionth of a second) of existential history. Many of life's most confusing situations and painful experiences are explained along with the mystery surrounding how something can emerge from no
R 366,22

A Bridge Home : A World War II Family Saga

"This information is dynamite in my hands. It's real power that no one knows I have. I'm not sure how or when I'll use it, but when I do it'll bring down the Jurgen Behrmann family." In A Bridge Home , book three in his Promises series, Greg Carson concludes the tense saga of the Behrmann family. Their secret has fallen into the wrong hands. What consequences will they suffer and when? During the war years, Jurgen and Lili endure hardships as they move west with the Russian army. Didi's memorie
R 431,31

A Brother for Sorrows

In 1963 Joe Kaufmann is a Jewish doctoral student in history at Indiana University. He is unwittingly dragged into a waking nightmare when he befriends freshman music major Robert Stangarden. At the end of the school year, Joe helps Robert move back to his home in Indianapolis. However, he comes face-to-face with Robert's parents, Henry and Ada Stangarden, whom he recognizes as Nazi civilians who had worked at the Buchenwald concentration camp where he and his parents had been prisoners in 1944
R 419,08

1976 - Punk, Cricket and London's Burning

1976 Punk, Cricket and London's Burning is the story of the rise of punk as both a genre of rock and a cultural movement. In divided 1970s Britain, resentment to the establishment and old order was growing with yearnings for a new beginning. Despair and anger for the working-class young was everywhere.
R 351,36

A Conquest Impossible to Resist

#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens returns to the Cynsters' next generation to bring you a thrilling tale of love, intrigue, and fabulous horses. A notorious rakehell with a stable of rare Thoroughbreds and a lady on a quest to locate such horses must negotiate personal minefields to forge a greatly desired alliance-one someone is prepared to murder to prevent. Prudence Cynster has turned her back on husband hunting in favor of horse hunting. As the head of the breeding pr
R 498,51

A Brugel Fairytale Treasury : far-fetched fables

From the fantastic world of Brugel comes this fairytale collection of folklore. Every tale is both refreshing and yet comfortingly familiar. There are stories to delight, discombobulate and possibly entertain. A welcome companion to the four-part Ondine series by the same author. Lovers of The Princess Bride will adore these tales.
R 281,30

A Boxing Trainer's Journey : A Novel Based on the Life of Angelo Dundee

To train the greatest, he had to be the greatest. On the streets of South Philly, Angelo Dundee learned what it took to survive-a sense of purpose, a clear head, and sometimes . . . a powerful right uppercut. For the boxing legends of our time, including Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard, there was no one else they wanted in their corner.
R 338,71

A Body in Berkeley Square

A Bow Street Runner summons Captain Gabriel Lacey to a Berkeley Square ballroom where a young dandy has been found stabbed to death during a society ball. The prime suspect: Lacey's former commander, Colonel Brandon.
R 339,60

A Brain. A Heart. The Nerve

A Brain. A Heart. The Nerve. is a fictional biography of Meinhardt Raabe, a midget hired to play a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz.
R 599,53

A Collier and a Gentleman

Murder, intrigue, romance, and the solidarity of a mining community in the bitter Miners' Strike of 1893 provide the backdrop to this story of triumph of the human spirit. It is a unique and genuine collaboration between two authors, with Steven Kay re-working a novel written by Alfred Fletcher in 1895.
R 280,55

A Call to China

A coming of age story, about two sisters continents apart, finding and discovering each other and themselves.
R 367,21

"Intention": War for the Han Frontier

A historical fiction novel that recounts several famous events from early 3rd Century Chinese history and details the early careers of future heroes of the Three Kingdoms era
R 617,37

A Bitter Harvest

From the bestselling author of Above the Fold and Dragons in the Forest. William Patterson is a wealthy ambitious politician with a scandalous past. Elizabeth is his beloved daughter, beautiful and headstrong. Stefan Muller is a poor German migrant seeking a better life in Australia. As a young nation comes of age, these three lives collide igniting an epic tale of political manoeuvring, prejudice wrought by war, love and loss - a sweeping saga that traverses the bright lights of Sydney, the ba
R 706,00

"Turmoil": Battle for the Han Empire

A historical fiction novel that recounts several famous events from late 2nd Century Chinese history and details the early careers of future heroes of the Three Kingdoms era
R 617,37

"Yellow Sky": Crisis for the Han Dynasty

A historical fiction novel that recounts several famous events from late 2nd Century Chinese history and details the early careers of future heroes of the Three Kingdoms era
R 617,37

1918 : The Great Pandemic, A Novel

*FIRST PLACE, LITERARY FICTION -- Independent Publishers of New England Book Awards ( Written by a doctor of Internal Medicine, "1918" is a rigorously researched and accurate historical novel about the pandemic that killed up to 100 million people. The story is told through the eyes of Dr. Edward Noble, an army major and infectious disease sub-specialist, whose unique position in Boston allows him to detect an emerging influenza strain that is an unprecedented global threat. The actua
R 667,63

A Civil Contract

Adam Deveril, the new Viscount Lynton and a hero at Salamanca, returns from the Peninsula War to find his family on the brink of ruin. It is Lord Oversley, father of Adam's first love, who introduces him to Jonathan Chaleigh, a city man of apparently unlimited wealth, but with his eyes firmly fixed on a suitable match for his only daughter.
R 260,00