Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday. This is the story of Dr Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist - for whom diary-notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in 'Trout and Salmon' - who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen - a project that will change his life, and the course of British political history for ever.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday. This is the story of Dr Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist - for whom diary-notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in 'Trout and Salmon' - who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen - a project that will change his life, and the course of British political history for ever.

Dangerous by Moonlight by Leslie Thomas. Lost, baffled, and alone in Willesden's mean streets, Detective Constable Dangerous Davies is up against the cream of criminality. Newspaper theft (the work of organized crime?), household robbery (including cheese from the fridge), it's all grist to his mill. When Dangerous is beaten up, yet again, at a European Friendship dinner dance he reluctantly takes some sick leave...

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Dangerous by Moonlight by Leslie Thomas. Lost, baffled, and alone in Willesden's mean streets, Detective Constable Dangerous Davies is up against the cream of criminality. Newspaper theft (the work of organized crime?), household robbery (including cheese from the fridge), it's all grist to his mill. When Dangerous is beaten up, yet again, at a European Friendship dinner dance he reluctantly takes some sick leave...

Reef by Romesh Gunesekera. A love story set in a spoiled paradise. It is told by Triton, who at the age of eleven goes to work as houseboy to Mister Salgado, a marine biologist obsessed by swamp, sea movements and the island’s disappearing reef. Triton learns to polish silver; to mix a love cake with ten eggs, creamed butter and fresh cashew nuts; and to steam the exotic parrot fish for his master’s lover. As Triton recounts his story, an extraordinary voice emerges: naive, knowing and…

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Reef by Romesh Gunesekera. A love story set in a spoiled paradise. It is told by Triton, who at the age of eleven goes to work as houseboy to Mister Salgado, a marine biologist obsessed by swamp, sea movements and the island’s disappearing reef. Triton learns to polish silver; to mix a love cake with ten eggs, creamed butter and fresh cashew nuts; and to steam the exotic parrot fish for his master’s lover. As Triton recounts his story, an extraordinary voice emerges: naive, knowing and…

OTHERS OF MY KIND James Sallis. At age eight, Jenny Rowan was abducted and kept for two years in a box beneath her captor's bed. Eventually she escaped and, after living for eighteen months on scraps at the local mall, was put into the foster care system. Suing for emancipation at age sixteen, she became a legal adult. Now she works as a production editor for the local public TV station, and is one of the world's good people. But buried memories are soon revived...

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OTHERS OF MY KIND James Sallis. At age eight, Jenny Rowan was abducted and kept for two years in a box beneath her captor's bed. Eventually she escaped and, after living for eighteen months on scraps at the local mall, was put into the foster care system. Suing for emancipation at age sixteen, she became a legal adult. Now she works as a production editor for the local public TV station, and is one of the world's good people. But buried memories are soon revived...

FAME A Novel in Nine Episodes Daniel Kehlmann. Imagine being famous. Being recognised on the street, adored by people who have never even met you, known the world over, wouldn't that be great? But what if..?

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FAME A Novel in Nine Episodes Daniel Kehlmann. Imagine being famous. Being recognised on the street, adored by people who have never even met you, known the world over, wouldn't that be great? But what if..?

"Where have I read that at the end, when life, surface upon surface, has become completely encrusted with experience, you know everything, the secret, the power, and the glory, why you were born, why you are dying, and how it all could have been different? You are wise. But the greatest wisdom, at that moment, is knowing that your wisdom is too late. You understand everything when there is no longer anything to understand." - Foucault's Pendulum, Unberto Eco

"Where have I read that at the end, when life, surface upon surface, has become completely encrusted with experience, you know everything, the secret, the power, and the glory, why you were born, why you are dying, and how it all could have been different? You are wise. But the greatest wisdom, at that moment, is knowing that your wisdom is too late. You understand everything when there is no longer anything to understand." - Foucault's Pendulum, Unberto Eco

SCENES FROM EARLY LIFE Philip Hensher. One family's life, and a nation - Bangladesh - are uniquely created through conversation, sacrifice, songs, bonds, blood, bravery and jokes.

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SCENES FROM EARLY LIFE Philip Hensher. One family's life, and a nation - Bangladesh - are uniquely created through conversation, sacrifice, songs, bonds, blood, bravery and jokes.

Juggling by Barbara Trapido

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Juggling by Barbara Trapido

“She had eyes like strange sins.”  ― Raymond Chandler, The High Window

“She had eyes like strange sins.” ― Raymond Chandler, The High Window

THE MAIN CAGES Philip Marsden. When Jack Sweeney arrives in a Cornish village in decline he finds himself transformed by the presence of the sea. He discovers he has the attribute most prized among the town's struggling fishermen: luck. He buys a boat, and becomes a member of the lifeboat crew. He falls in love. But in the hardy enthusiasm for his new life are the seeds of tragedy.

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THE MAIN CAGES Philip Marsden. When Jack Sweeney arrives in a Cornish village in decline he finds himself transformed by the presence of the sea. He discovers he has the attribute most prized among the town's struggling fishermen: luck. He buys a boat, and becomes a member of the lifeboat crew. He falls in love. But in the hardy enthusiasm for his new life are the seeds of tragedy.

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