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A Cold Day for Murder: A Kate Shugak Mystery (by Dana Stabenow)

Poisoned Pen Press (30 Nov, -0001)

Somewhere in the hinterlands of Alaska, among the millions of sprawling acres that comprise “The Park,” a young National Park Ranger has gone missing. When the detective sent after him also vanishes, the Anchorage DA’s department must turn to their reluctant former investigator, Kate Shugak. Shugak knows The Park because she’s of The Park, an Aleut who left her home village of Niniltna to pursue edu ...

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A Thief of Time (by Tony Hillerman)

Harper (30 Nov, -0001)

Dr Eleanor Friedman-Bernal is a ceramics expert studying clay pots of the Anasazi, the ancient pots of Navajo culture. One morning she disappears. To her friends she is a missing person - to Leaphorn and Chee she is a possible criminal, under suspicion for excavating valuable relics.

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Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul (Oxford Pape (by William Blake)

OUP Oxford (15 Oct, 1970)

Blake was one of the finest craftsmen of his time, an artist for whom art and poetry were inextricably linked. He was an indepedent and rebellious thinker, who abhorred pretention and falsity in others. His Songs of Innocence are products of this innocent imagination untainted by worldliness, while the Songs of Experience resulted from his feelings of indignation and pity for the sufferings of mankind. The ...

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Narziss and Goldmund (Penguin Modern Classics) (by Hermann Hesse)

Penguin Books Ltd (25 Mar, 1971)

Narziss is a teacher at Mariabronn, a monastery in medieval Germany. Brilliant and severe, he feels that Goldmund, his favourite pupil, will never be a scholar nor a monk. So Narziss helps Goldmund realize that they must each fulfil themselves in different ways; Narziss retiring from the world into a patterned order of prayer and philosophy while Goldmund quits the cloisters to plunge into a sea of blo ...

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Jean at Noon (Apology for the life of Jean Robertson / Janet Sandison) (by Janet Sandison)

Macmillan (08 Sep, 1972)

When Charles Simpson comes to seek help from his dead mother's disapproving and parsimonious sisters, it is young Jean who smooths away the difficulties and encourages him in his ambition to be a doctor. Together they become allies, sometimes fellow-conspirators, building a happy, private world which is to be shattered by their own foolhardiness .....

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The Backward Shadow (by Lynne Reid Banks)

Penguin Books Ltd (28 Sep, 1972)

Jane says she doesn't want to be a burden to anyone - least of all to her lover, Toby. She has exchanged the l-shaped room of the earlier novel for a remote country cottage where she nurses her baby. Dottie, another stray, turns up with a proposal unlikely at first sight to succeed.

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A Circle of Stones (by Shelagh Macdonald)

Andre Deutsch Ltd (26 Apr, 1973)

Tini, a beautiful visitor from England, with Pethi, a native boy, explores the Greek island of Serifos.

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The Shrouded Walls (by Susan Howatch)

Pan Books, London (08 Jun, 1973)

Effective gothic thriller with interesting characters and eerie setting.

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I'm the King of the Castle (by Susan Hill)

Penguin (26 Oct, 1973)

'I didn't want you to come here.' So says the note that the boy Edmund Hooper passes to Charles Kingshaw upon his arrival at Warings. But, young Kingshaw and his mother have come to live with Hooper and his father in the ugly, isolated Victorian house for good.

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The Christmas Mouse (by Miss Read)

Penguin Books Ltd (28 Oct, 1976)

One Christmas Eve a mouse's appearance in an old widow's bedroom leads to a chance encounter with a small boy - a meeting that would be remembered by both of them for a long time.

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The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 4 (by Dorothy L Sayers)

Hodder Paperbacks (01 Mar, 1977)

Lord Peter Wimsey bent down over General Fentiman and drew the Morning Post gently away from the gnarled old hands. Then, with a quick jerk, he lifted the quiet figure. It came up all of a piece, stiff as a wooden doll . . . But how did the general die? Who was the mysterious Mr X who fled when he was wanted for questioning? And which of the general's heirs, both members of the Bellona Club, is lying?

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No Holly for Miss Quinn (by Miss Read)

Penguin Books Ltd (29 Mar, 1979)

A gentle Christmas story.

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