Endland

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Normal People

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Conversations with Friends

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Girl, Woman, Other

Girl, Woman, OtherJoint Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2019 Teeming with life and crackling with energy a love song to modern Britain and black womanhood Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families,


My Year of Rest and Relaxation

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The Overstory

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Mr. Nobody

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El murmullo de las abejas

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My Name Is Lucy Barton

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The Perfect Nanny

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The Topeka School

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Night Boat to Tangier

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Lanny

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The Second Sleep

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The Cockroach

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