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a : A Novel

Part novel, part Pop artwork, Andy Warhol's a is an electrifying slice of life at his Factory studio 'A work of genius' Newsweek In the early 1960s, Andy Warhol set out to turn the novel into pop art. a, the first book he wrote, is the result. Transcribed from audiotapes recorded in and around his legendary art studio, it begins with the actor Ondine popping pills, then follows a cast of thinly-disguised superstars, musicians and prima donnas as they run riot through Manhattan. A knowing resp
R 320,00

A Ballet of Lepers : A Novel and Stories

An uncovered novel from the world's greatest lyricist, Leonard Cohen
R 425,00

1000 Coils of Fear

'I have more privilege than any person in my family. And I'm still screwed.' From award-winning author Olivia Wenzel comes a captivating and unsettling literary debut about race, politics, feminism, motherhood, nationality and enduring love.
R 301,75 R 355,00

A Beginner's Guide to Murder

* Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award 2022 *
R 195,50 R 230,00

A Bright Ray of Darkness

'Riveting' Patti Smith 'Vivid' Sunday Times 'Heartfelt' Washington Post 'Wild' Metro Actor William Harding has been caught cheating on his rock star wife and the press have descended upon him. He must examine himself, and who he has become, under the brightest of lights and the keenest of eyes.
R 215,00

28 Questions : A love story for our times and for all time

They say it takes 28 Questions to fall in love. Then what? 'Reader, imagine yielding to someone with a power so strong she has the ability to slice time. Before. Her. After.' When first-year music student Amalia stumbles into her Oxford college bar, she has no idea that everything is about to change. Seated across from her is Alex, a velvety-voiced fellow Australian with eyes the colour of her native sky. They strike up a friendship that is immediate - its intensity both thrilling and terr
R 280,50 R 330,00

20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth

'She's no good, that girl. Much too individualistic' This is the story of Fenfang who, determined to carve out a life more independent than her provincial roots, gets a job as a film extra in Beijing. But living a modern life is not as easy as it looks in this tumultuous, messy city. Grappling with the narrow world of cinema, an outworn Communist regime, and the city's far-from-progressive attitudes to women, charismatic Fenfang finds her true freedom in the one place she never expected. 20 F
R 215,00

365 Days

The sexy and deeply romantic internationally bestselling novel that inspired the blockbuster movie.
R 204,00 R 240,00

69 Jerusalem Street

In her sparkling debut collection of short stories, Lindiwe Nkutha takes us through the minds of people you may overlook on an ordinary day: The wayward neighbour you vaguely remember seeing every day as a child until the day he vanished.
R 220,00

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 'One of the best writers in the world today' Hanif Kureishi 'Haunting, moving, beautifully written - and based by an extraordinary cast of characters who capture the diversity of modern Turkey. A masterpiece' Peter Frankopan For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuous memory: spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the birth of a yearned-for son; bubbling vats of lemon and sugar to wax women's legs while men are at pray
R 240,00

A Brief History of Seven Killings

Set against the backdrop of 1970s reggae culture, disco, sex and excess comes this remarkable re-imagining of the attempted assassination of Bob Marley
R 216,75 R 255,00

11.22.63

A riveting, high-stakes political story like UNDER THE DOME, a love story like BAG OF BONES, a 1950s community like IT, Stephen King's incredibly ambitious, heartstoppingly dramatic time travel novel, 11.22.63 is a WHAT IF? novel like no one's ever read before - a one thousand page tour de force.
R 233,75 R 275,00