Category Archives: MODERN FICTION

My Cousin Rachel

Ambrose Ashley, Philip’s cousin, married Rachel in Italy, and died there. Jealous of his marriage, racked by suspicion at the hints in Ambrose’s letters, and grief-stricken by his death, Philip prepares to meet his cousin’s widow with hatred in his … Continue reading

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A Woman of Substance

This is the first in a saga of books about Emma Harte and the business empire she created and ruled.Author : A Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Diana QuickPublished by : HarperCollins PublishersISBN Number : 1046314Price : £7.36Fiction … Continue reading

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Mapp and Lucia

The middle novel of Benson’s six-book “Lucia” series sets Lucia in an English summer resort town.Author : Mapp and Lucia by E.F. Benson, Prunella ScalesPublished by : HarperCollins PublishersISBN Number : 1046349Price : £7.36Fiction & Poetry

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Porterhouse Blue

Author : Porterhouse Blue by Tom Sharpe, David JasonPublished by : HarperCollins PublishersISBN Number : 1046357Price : £8.46Fiction & Poetry

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The Old Man and the Sea

Part of an original American collected edition of Hemingway’s work, this is the heroic story of an old man and a giant fish that ends in tragedy, yet also on a note of triumphant sadness. It was for this story … Continue reading

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Hold the Dream

This is the second in a saga of books about Emma Harte and the business empire she created and ruled. The books have been filmed in a TV mini-series. Other books by Barbara Taylor Bradford include “A Woman of Substance” … Continue reading

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Under Gemini

Author : Under Gemini by Rosamunde Pilcher, Imogen StubbsPublished by : HarperCollins PublishersISBN Number : 1046780Price : £7.36Fiction & Poetry

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Jean Brodie is a teacher with advanced and unconventional ideas that put her at odds with the other members of staff at the Marcia Blaine School in Edinburgh, as she endeavours to shape the lives of the select group of … Continue reading

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The Rector’s Wife

Anna has been everything a priest’s wife should be. But when her husband, Peter, fails to gain promotion to Archdeacon, Anna rebels, and tastes independence for the first time since she left university.Author : The Rector’s Wife by Joanna Trollope, … Continue reading

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Love in a Cold Climate

Set in the privileged world of the country house party and the London season, this title is a comedy of English upper-class manners between the wars. With a gallery of characters, it exposes the eccentricities and foibles of the aristocracy.Author … Continue reading

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