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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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Refugee (Bio of a Space Tyrant) (by Piers Anthony)

Xlibris, Corp. (20 Aug, 2000)

Though he was later accused of every crime and sexual perversion in the galaxy, Hope Hubris began as an innocent. Because he defended his older sister against the violent lusts of a wealthy scion, Hope and his peasant family were forced to flee Callisto, one of the moons of Jupiter. Pursued by the bloodthirsty scions across the airless desert, they barely escaped with their lives. The illegal space bubble w ...

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Ender's Game: Ender Series: Book One (by Orson Scott Card)

Atom (04 Jul, 2002)

Ender Wiggin is Battle School's latest recruit. His teachers reckon he could become a great leader. And they need one. A vast alien force is headed for Earth, its mission: the annihilation of all human life. Ender could be our only hope. But first he must survive the most brutal military training program in the galaxy...

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Celebrity In Death (by J. D. Robb)

Piatkus (16 Feb, 2012)

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she's managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove Agenda, a film based on one of her famous cases. It's a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who looks almost like her long-lost twin. Not as unsettling, though, as seeing the actress who plays Peabody drowned in the lap pool on the roof of the director's luxu ...

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John Carter of Mars: A Princess of Mars (by Roger Langridge, Filipe Andrade)

MARVEL - US (15 Feb, 2012)

An episode in the story of John Carter, warlord of Mars. Written half a century ago these books still warrant attention.

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The Day of the Triffids (Penguin Modern Classics) (by John Wyndham)

Penguin Classics (22 Feb, 2001)

When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see: everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids - venomous plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day.

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The Traveller (The Fourth Realm Trilogy) (by John Twelve Hawks)

Corgi (01 Mar, 2006)

In the shadows of our modern society, an ancient conflict between good and evil is being fought. A life-and-death battle we will never see, between those who wish to control history and those who will risk their lives for freedom and enlightenment… Los Angeles: A city where you have to work hard to live beneath the surface. Gabriel and Michael Corrigan are trying to do just that. Since childhood, the br ...

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The Time Machine (Penguin Classics) (by H.G. Wells, Marina Warner, Patrick Parrinder, Steven McLean)

Penguin Classics (31 Mar, 2005)

When a Victorian scientist propels himself into the year 802,701 AD, he is initially delighted to find that suffering has been replaced by beauty, contentment and peace.

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New York to Dallas (by J. D. Robb)

Piatkus Books (15 Sep, 2011)

Twelve years ago, Eve Dallas was just a rookie NY cop when her instincts led her to the apartment of Isaac McQueen, a man she discovered to be a sick murderer and paedophile, who was keeping young girls in cages. Now a homicide Lieutenant, Eve is one of the most distinguished officers in the city - and then she learns that McQueen has escaped from jail. Bent on revenge against Eve and with a need to punish ...

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A Place Called Here (by Cecelia Ahern)

HarperCollins (16 Oct, 2006)

The magical new novel from the number 1 bestselling author of "PS, I Love You" and "Where Rainbows End". Since Sandy Shortt's childhood schoolmate disappeared twenty years ago, Sandy has been obsessed with missing things. Finding becomes her goal - whether it's the odd sock that vanished in the washing machine, the car keys she misplaced in her rush to get to work or the graver issue of finding the people w ...

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When the Wind Blows (by James Patterson)

Headline (08 Jul, 1999)

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Brave New World (by Aldous Huxley)

Vintage Classics (06 Dec, 2007)

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free.

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