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    Pebbles on the Beach

    R39,00 R218,52
    Elspeth's mother died when she was a baby and she never knew her father. Raised by her mother's cousin Flora, Elspeth is resented by her foster mother, but loved by her foster brother. She falls in love, but is rejected and then her father appears, forcing her to decide on her life's path.

    The Way Back Home

    R79,00 R185,00
    One summer, something happened that changed everything forever...

    Dual Image

    R79,00 R155,35
    Not everything you see at the movies is true... When fun-loving soap star Ariel Kirkwood is offered the part of a sultry, manipulative femme fatale in an exciting new film, she jumps at the opportunity. And working with talented screenwriter Booth DeWitt is the chance of a lifetime.

    Our Kind of Traitor

    R69,00 R175,00
    Britain is in the depths of recession. A left-leaning young Oxford academic and his barrister girlfriend take an off-peak holiday on the Caribbean island of Antigua. By seeming chance they bump into a Russian millionaire called Dima who owns a peninsula and a diamond-encrusted gold watch.

    The Eighty-five Billion Euro Man

    R49,00 R264,90
    The Eighty-five Billion Euro Man is here to save Ireland from the Irish! Can he sort out our finances before it’s too late, or is his mission doomed before it even begins? When Ajai Chopra and his gang of grey suits from the IMF roll into town, questions are asked at the Department of Finance. Why does everyone do their sums in their heads? Why is Mystic Meg listed on the payroll as a consultant? And why does the country appear to be down to its last fiver? One unfortunate bean counter is left behind to clean up the mess. As the country edges ever closer to bankruptcy, he is forced to deal with a cast of senior civil servants and politicians whose bubble has yet to burst. Chief among them is Dermot Mulhearn, head honcho at the Department of Finance. He presided over the boom and he’s in no humour to give up his perks now that the Celtic Tiger is dead and buried. Whether it’s dining out in Michelin-star restaurants or taking the government jet to Rome for Bunga Bunga parties, Dermot still feels he deserves a treat or ten. And he just got another €85 billion to play with. Everyone seems to know that we are where we are, but nobody has any idea how we got here. Will Taoiseach Enda stand up to Europe and demand a better bailout? Can Paddy, Enda’s imaginary friend, save the day before Enda realises he doesn’t exist? The Eighty-five Billion Euro Man is a disturbing insight into the spectacular shortcomings of Official Ireland. It would be funny if it wasn’t so serious

    All Change

    R59,00 R180,00
    The fifth book in the landmark Cazalet Chronicles, recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4

    Fiela's Child

    R135,00 R170,00
    In Africa, a child wanders too far into the Knysna Forest. He never returns. Nine years later, two government officials, working on a census, find a white child living with a coloured family in the mountains on the other side of the forest.

    These Things Hidden

    R69,00 R279,10
    Imprisoned for a heinous crime when she was a just a teenager, Allison Glenn is now free. Desperate for a second chance, Allison discovers that the world has moved on without her...

    The Well and the Mine

    R49,00 R135,00
    * A deeply affecting, timely, and emotionally uplifting story set in Depression-era Alabama about the value of community, charity, family and hope.

    With or Without You

    R59,00 R185,00
    Follow your heart and see where it leads you ... A novel about starting again from the Sunday Times bestselling and readers' favourite Carole Matthews

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    R165,00 R195,00
    When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by Jonny Duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON .

    What kind of child

    R29,00 R245,00
    Bernal Diaz del Castillo is a tattoo artist who is five hundred years old, or believes he is five hundred years old. His mind is filled with images of the Spanish conquest of Mexico. He lives in Cape Town, working out of a tiny studio in Long Street.

    The White Pearl

    R69,00 R195,00
    Set against the attack on Pearl Harbour, the breathtakingly epic new novel from the bestselling author of The Russian Concubine

    Black Water

    R145,00 R170,00

    Upon Dark Waters

    R49,00 R245,87
    * If UNDER AN ENGLISH HEAVEN was the story of an aircraft, UPON DARK WATERS is that of a ship - and in particular two of its crew. A thrilling story of endurance and survival.

    The Secrets We Keep

    R59,00 R130,83
    The Blakely family is broken and scattered as matriarch Mary June refuses to face the truth of her past and a legacy of tragedy. She and her husband Preston have paid the price for years of unspoken emotions - one son is lost forever, another, Morgan, has not been home in over a decade. When Morgan unexpectedly returns to help care for his sick father, the family begins to face their demons. Then Mary June reveals the heartbreaking family secrets she and Preston have kept for forty-seven long years.