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The day after a terrible storm, a woman is found dead. She has been mutilated and nailed to a cross. How did she get there? And what will her killer do next? Jim Bonham investigates.

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The Pure Gold Baby

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Both personal and political, The Pure Gold Baby is a remarkable portrait of a family, a friendship, and a neighbourhood. Download our reading group guide.

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Cristina Henríquez gives voice to the stories of the displaced and unknown - the untold stories of our time that resonate for us all.

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The Moaning of Life by Karl Pilkington

'"Why are we here?" The only time I ever asked meself that was on a surprise holiday to Lanzarote.' Discover the worldly wisdom of Karl Pilkington.

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Another Great Day At Sea by Geoff Dyer

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