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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (by Douglas Adams)

Gollancz, London (21 Apr, 2005)

One Thursday lunchtime Earth is unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this is already more than he can cope with. Sadly, however, the weekend has only just begun. And the Galaxy is a very, very large and startling place indeed . . .

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Northanger Abbey and Angels and Dragons (by Jane Austen, Vera Nazarian)

Norilana Books (05 Dec, 2010)

Dragons in the skies of Regency England! Gothic horrors collide with high satire in this elegant, hilarious, witty, insane, and unexpectedly romantic supernatural parody of Jane Austen's classic novel. Young and naive Catherine Morland is constantly surrounded by angels only she alone can see. Leaving her country home for the first time, to embark on a grand adventure that begins in fashionable Bath ...

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The Secret Life of a Slummy Mummy (by Fiona Neill)

Arrow (31 Jan, 2008)

For Lucy Sweeney, motherhood isn't all astanga yoga and Cath Kidston prints. It's been years since the dirty laundry pile was less than a metre high, months since Lucy remembered to have sex with her husband, and a week since she last did the school run wearing pyjamas. Motherhood, it seems, has more pitfalls than she might have expected. Caught between perfectionist Yummy Mummy No 1 and hypercompetit ...

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Over Hill and Dale (by Gervase Phinn)

Penguin (24 Sep, 2009)

Gervase Phinn begins his second year as a schools inspector in Yorkshire. Gervase's colleagues rag him unmercifully about his faraway look whenever the name of Christine Bentley of WinneryNook Nursery and Primary School is mentioned, and he realises it is time to take action - but how to put the question?

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Johnny and the Dead: A Johnny Maxwell story (by Sir Terry Pratchett)

Corgi Childrens (29 Apr, 2004)

Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies . . . Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he's got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead aren't going to take it lying down . . . especially since it's Halloween tomorrow. Besides, they're beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it w ...

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The Vesuvius Club: A Lucifer Box Novel (Lucifer Box 1) (by Mark Gatiss)

Pocket Books (04 Jul, 2005)

This title reveals a tour of Edwardian low life and high society, accompanied by host Lucifer Box Esq - artist, dandy, rake ... and lethal secret agent.

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Snuff: Discworld Novel 39 (by Sir Terry Pratchett)

Doubleday (13 Oct, 2011)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. And Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch is on holiday in the pleasant and innocent countryside, but not for him a mere body in the wardrobe. There are many, many bodies and an ancient crime more terrible than murder. He is out of ...

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The Portable Door (by Tom Holt)

Orbit (05 Feb, 2004)

The course of true love never runs smooth - particularly when there's a goblin in the way. Tom Holt cordially invites readers to join him in his world of madness with this comic fantasy novel about a man who finds himself working for a deeply sinister organization.

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It's a Vet's Life (by Alex Duncan)

Star (30 Nov, -0001)

The true and wildly funny exploits of vetinary surgeon Michael Morton.

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A Tiny Bit Marvellous (by Dawn French)

Michael Joseph (28 Oct, 2010)

Mo is about to hit the big 50, and some uncomfortable truths are becoming quite apparent: She doesn't understand either of her teenage kids, which as a child psychologist, is fairly embarrassing. She has become entirely grey. Inside, and out. Her face has surrendered and is frightening children.

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Three Men in a Boat, to Say Nothing of the Dog! (Penguin Popular Classics) (by Jerome K. Jerome)

Penguin Classics (25 Jan, 2007)

J and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a 'T'. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks - not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J's small fox-terrier Montmorency.

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Your New Baby: An Owner's Manual (by Martin Baxendale)

Silent But Deadly Publications (27 Jun, 1996)

This invaluable OWNER'S HANDBOOK will ensure many years of trouble-free operation from your NEW BABY, covering such essential subjects as: BASIC AND ADVANCED, OPERATING FEATURES & MODES, ROUTINE SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE. AND MUCH MUCH MORE....

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