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Honey

The men and women in Elizabeth Tallents stories think a great deal about love. They argue about it at the dinner table. They cling to it with talismans. They flirt with strangers or moon impossibly over aunts and cousins.In Honey, Elizabeth Tallent animates her characters predicaments and charts the wild arcs of their longings with breathtaking grace and profound emotion

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The Beautiful Indifference: Stories

From Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author Sarah Hall comes a collection of unique and disturbing short fiction hailed as a sensation by UK reviewersThe serenity of a Finnish lake turns sinister when a womans lover does not come back from his swim . . . A bored London housewife discovers a secret erotic club . . . A shy, bookish girl develops an unlikely friendship with the

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Complete Works of M. R. James

M. R. James entirely redefined the ghost story for the modern reader. Abandoning many of the formal Gothic cliches of his predecessors, he chose instead realistic contemporary settings, whilst blending his esoteric interest in antiquarian subjects to fashion his own inimitable tales of horror. For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics presents the complete

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The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

Deux nouvelles pour trembler et sourire extraites des Histoires serieuses et grotesques.

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Bon-Bon (The Bargain Lost)

This early work by Edgar Allan Poe was originally published in 1835. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1809, Poe became an orphan at a very early age. After being taken in by a couple in Richmond, he spent a brief spell in the United Kingdom before returning to enrol at the University of Virginia. Poe struggled for many years to make a living as a writer and frequently had

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In the Land of the Lawn Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales(Weenies 1)

Kids can be such monsters. Literally.From the award-winning author of Hidden Talents, two remarkable short story collections - Kidzilla and The Witchs Monkey - together for the first time. Plus several brand new stories. Each hilarious and harrowing. A substitute teacher finds out she has some monsters for students. A group of kids attempt a levitation trick with hair-rai

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Learning to Talk

A companion piece to the captivating memoir GIVING UP THE GHOST by the Man Booker-winning author, this collection of loosely autobiographical stories locates the transforming moments of a haunted childhood.

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On the Fringe: Stories

Lacey is afraid to death that standing up for the school freak will destroy her popularity. Gene, mocked one time too many, heads for class with a loaded rifle. High school can be a war zone of popularity and persecution, where no one really looks at the kids on the fringe. In this powerful and timely collection, some of todays most acclaimed authors bring to life eleve

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