Beryl Bainbridge




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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2016

    The complete short stories—including six previously uncollected works and one novella—of award-winning British literary giant Beryl Bainbridge. From one of the United Kingdom’s most famed female novelists come nineteen different takes on the of...

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  • Literary

    Nov-2016

    A group of eccentricfriends makes a mess of their shared holiday in this witty novel from one of Britain’s best-loved authors. When Claude stumbles upon an old photo, memories of a weekend spent in the company of his friends come back in full force...

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  • Literary

    Nov-2016

    A satirical thriller about a British adulterer in Russia from the award-winning author of The Bottle Factory Outing. Middle-class, middle-aged, and middle-of-the-road lawyer Douglas Ashburner has never been much of a womanizer. So when he tells his w...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2008

    In the tumultuous spring of 1968 a young English woman, Rose, travels from London to the United States to meet a man she knows as Washington Harold. In her suitcase are a polka dot dress and a one-way ticket. In an America recently convulsed by the A...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2001

    Bainbridge’s brilliantly imagined, universally acclaimed, Booker Prize-longlisted novel portrays the inordinate appetites and unrequited love touched off when the most celebrated man of eighteenth-century English letters, Samuel Johnson, enters the...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1998

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: A masterwork of love, guilt, and friendship set in Victorian Liverpool and Eastern Europe during the Crimean War. Photography is the common thread weaving together three different points of view that span the...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1997

    Recapturing the four crucial days prior to the sinking of the Titanic and the loss of fifteen hundred lives, this story is told from the perspective of Morgan, the American nephew of the owner of the shipping line, and reveals how his destiny is link...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1996

    If Liverpool in 1944 was grim for Rita and her aunts Nellie and Margo, Rita knew that life in America was gay and rich - she'd seen it in the movies. So when a GI came to call, she was sure that love and escape would follow. But Nellie knew different...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1995

    In this hilarious and ingenious novel set in 1912, Young Adolf Hitler, age twenty-three, comes to Liverpool, penniless, traveling with false papers, and perpetually stalked by imaginary enemies. His half-brother, Alois, who works as a hotel waiter an...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1993

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  • Action Adventure

    Feb-1991

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1987

    Social dysfunction meets dangerous perversion in this black comedy about two misfit families camping in the Welsh woods. George McFarley, a six-foot-eight hulk of a man obsessed with the Holocaust, and his assistant, Balfour, an unbearably shy stu...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1986

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1985

    After nearly thirty years of marriage, a Victorian clergyman, John Selby Watson, bludgeons his wife to death one Sunday afternoon after church. In this compelling tale by award-winning novelist Beryl Bainbridge, the seemingly ordinary history of thei...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1976

    In an English seaside village just after the Second World War, a seemingly ordinary family in a state of claustrophobic tension seethes with the violence that lies beneath so much of the surface of life...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1976

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1974

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