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BETWEEN HERE AND KNITWEAR

These twenty-two cleverly linked stories, written over two decades, trace a life from childhood to middle age. Beginning in Lancashire in the ‘60s and ‘70s, they follow a young girl as she becomes aware of what it means to be a daughter, a sister, a lover and a woman in a family where the relationships are constantly changing.

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CAPTIVITY

Lander Hawes strips bare a romantic entanglement from the point of view of that modern phenomenon: "celebrity."

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COUNTRY LIFE

An unsustainable comedy where the world outside, natural and unnatural, described in Edwards' unnerving prose, just doesn't care about any of us

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KILLING DANIEL

A literary thriller which examines two cultures and two women from opposite

ends of the world with an unflinching gaze.

When the two cultures collide the

effect is mesmeric.

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LAIKONIK EXPRESS

'Laikonik Express has a range of references and obsessions that are much broader and more intriguing than those found in most contemporary novels.'

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MERIDIAN

'MERIDIAN: A Day in the Life with Incidental Voices reveals the inner monologue of a successful contemporary architect. A post post-modern triumph, it builds into a discourse on modern life, a distillation of the demotic and the demonic.'

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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

With a gorgeous new jacket for this edition including original artwork by Gracie Carver, based on the famous Luke Fildes illustration, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD completed by David Madden is sure to continue to offer the true Dickensian vision of this classic.

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RED ROOM

In this collection, twelve of Britain’s most celebrated writers have produced short

fictions that interact, respond and play with the legacy of the Brontë Sisters

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THE SYLLABUS OF ERRORS

In a sequence of overlapping short stories, a cast of loners and romantics explore how our anxious present is mirrored in the uncertainties of the inter-war period with its crashes and crises.

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TOUCHING THE STARFISH

Crisp, witty and scalpel-sharp...doesn't miss a trick in its arch depiction of the orthodoxies and absurdities of Creative Writing Programmes and the many varieties of pond-life to be found therein.

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UNTHOLOGY NO. 1

The first in a series dedicated to showcasing unconventional, unpredictable and experimental stories.Inside you will encounter a motley crew of animals,

objects and even humans.

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UNTHOLOGY NO. 2

The second of Unthank Books’ annual collection of unpredictable, unconventional short fiction. Incarcerations and manic episodes and moments of doubt and transcendence. These are resonant tales for anxious times.

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UNTHOLOGY NO. 3

The third of Unthank Book's series showcasing the finest short fiction from

new and established writers. sticky predicaments, testing choices

and reluctant confessions. Lit-up

tales for dark times.

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UNTHOLOGY NO. 4

The fourth of Unthank Book's series drawing its energy from the
wanderlust and shape-shifting tendencies

of the contemporary short story.

 

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UNTHOLOGY 5

In the latest of our celebrated series, you find yourself surfacing, dazed in the waiting room. You read snatches of lines over the shoulders of raincoats. In the carriage you have glimpses and visions.

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UNTHOLOGY 6

Meet in difficult circumstances under flickering lights. Find yourself privy to the secrets of strangers. The silent barman is your confidante. Shilly-shally about succumbing to desire

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UNTHOLOGY 7

Wonderful and frightening short fiction from new and established authors.

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UNTHOLOGY 8

Extraordinary short fiction from new and established writers.

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WRITERS IN CONVERSATION VOL. 3

Compiles Christopher Bigsby's interviews with the world's greatest writers from a decade of the Arthur Miller Centre's International Literary Festival at the University of East Anglia.

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WRITERS IN CONVERSATION VOL. 4

Compiles Christopher Bigsby's interviews with the world's greatest writers from a decade of the Arthur Miller Centre's International Literary Festival at the University of East Anglia.

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WRITERS IN CONVERSATION VOL. 5

Compiles Christopher Bigsby's interviews with the world's greatest writers from a decade of the Arthur Miller Centre's International Literary Festival at the University of East Anglia.

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THE END

Short fiction inspired by the artwork of Nicolas Ruston

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THE GLASS MOTHER

SMemoir of literary life at famous University of East Anglia, estrangement from son, and personal search for meaning leading to Indian spiritual master Meher Baba.

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UNTHOLOGY 9

Welcome to the Unthology Archipelago

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Some Of Us Glow More Than Others

Stories by Tania Hershman

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