Minotaur

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    Chosen for The Reading Agency's Big Friendly Read as part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2016 When Parker Banks moves with his family from London to New York, he struggles to adapt to his new school and...
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  • Remainder
    WINNER OF THE BELIEVER PRIZE 2008 Traumatized by an accident which ‘involved something falling from the sky’ and leaves him eight and a half million pounds richer but hopelessly estranged from the world...
  • The Very Thought of You
    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 Shortlisted for Amazon's Rising Stars award 2009 Longlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2010 Longlisted for Le Prince Maurice Prize for Literary...
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    Supermarket checkout girl Tracy Pringle has a very lively imagination indeed. In front of her, as she blip-blips herself into a daydream, walk past not boring housewives with screaming children or tired office...
 
 
 
 
 
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