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The Silence of Animals: Progress and Other Modern Myths

John Gray draws on a wide array of memoirs, poems, fiction and philosophy to make us re-imagine our place in ...

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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem and the Modernisation of the Monarchy

During her long reign, Queen Victoria was the target of no fewer than eight assassination attempts. In seven of these ...

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On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt. The ...

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This is what it means to be a slave: that everything is decided for you from out there. You just ...

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Hill Farm

Hill Farm tells the story of what appears to be a perfectly ordinary farming family living in a perfect village ...

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Something Like Happy

A collection of masterpieces in short fiction in praise of hope, from prize-winning author John Burnside.

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