Helen Dunmore



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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2018

    'Wisdom and wit shine out from Helen Dunmore's last stories' The Times 'It was her emotional concision that made her so exceptional, a quality on ample display in these posthumous short stories ... some absolute gems' Mail on Sunday 'I cou...

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  • Historical

    Aug-2017

    It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property d...

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  • Historical

    Apr-2016

    London, November, 1960: the Cold War is at its height. Spy fever fills the newspapers, and the political establishment knows how and where to bury its secrets. When a highly sensitive file goes missing, Simon Callington is accused of passing info...

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  • in Reader, I Married Him

    Literary

    Apr-2016

    This collection of original stories by today’s finest women writers—including Tracy Chevalier, Francine Prose, Elizabeth McCracken, Tessa Hadley, Audrey Niffenegger, and more—takes inspiration from the famous line in Charlotte Brontë’s most ...

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  • Literary

    Apr-2014

    Published during the centenary of World War One to astonishing reviews and selected as a Richard and Judy Summer 2014 Book Club Pick in the UK, THE LIE is a spellbinding tale of love, remembrance, and deception, set before, during and immediately aft...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-2012

    'Tonight it is the concert. Two Prodigies of Nature are coming to play in my lady's ball-room. As soon as the concert begins I understand why the whole world comes to stare and listen.'Scipio is eleven years old and a lady's page. He plays the harpsi...

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  • Literary

    Oct-2012

    Bestselling novelist Helen Dunmore’s historical novels have earned her comparisons in the press to Tolstoy and Emily Bronte. In her newest book, Dunmore mines the past to chilling effect in this evocative and sophisticated ghost story about a love ...

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  • Mystery

    May-2012

    The crossing of Ingo is an ancient and dangerous coming-of-age ritual: a journey to the bottom of the world. Sapphy and Conor have been called to take part, the first of human blood ever to make an attempt. But Ervys and his followers are determined ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2012

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  • Fantasy

    Feb-2012

    In this companion novel to the Ingo series, myth and reality collide when Morveren, a young girl from a Cornish island, discovers a Mer boy, Malin, half-buried in the sand dunes. New conflicts erupt between the worlds of sea and air, and storm clouds...

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  • Fantasy

    Jan-2012

    In this companion novel to the Ingo series, myth and reality collide when Morveren, a young girl from a Cornish island, discovers a Mer boy, Malin, half-buried in the sand dunes. New conflicts erupt between the worlds of sea and air, and storm clouds...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-2011

    Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap. Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey, they are original and exclusively in digital form. This is a chilling tale by Helen Dunmore.'It was nothing, she tells herself, but her body kno...

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  • Literary

    Sep-2011

    Internationally-acclaimed author Helen Dunmore follows her bestselling novel, The Siege, with a riveting and emotionally absorbing portrait of post-war Soviet Russia, a world of violence and terror, where the severest acts of betrayal can come from t...

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  • Fantasy

    Jun-2009

    Ingo - 3

    Sapphire lives in two worlds. On land she walks the rocky shores of the Cornwall coast--but under the sea she can swim like a seal by the side of her Mer friend Faro. Now both of Sapphy's worlds are threatened. In the profound depths of the ocean...

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  • Fantasy

    Feb-2008

    Ingo - 2

    In a seaside town of sandy beaches and ocean breezes, Sapphy has never felt so far from the sea. The crowded shore at St. Pirans is nothing like the cove at Sapphy's old home, where she first found her way into the underwater world of Ingo.But Ingo's...

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  • Fantasy

    Aug-2006

    Ingo - 1

    A whisper on the tide Sapphire's father mysteriously vanishes into the waves off the Cornwall coast where her family has always lived. She misses him terribly, and she longs to hear his spellbinding tales about the Mer, who live in the underwater ki...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2006

    'Outstanding, a sheer pleasure to read. Dunmore is a remarkable storyteller' Daily Mail ***From the author of Inside the Wave , the Costa Book of the Year 2017*** Finland, 1902, and the Russian Empire enforces a brutal policy to destroy Fi...

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  • Historical

    Dec-2005

    Tara is bored. Staying in Grandma's little apartment isn't much fun. But when Tara sneaks into the garden, she has a wonderful surprise...Fantastic facts about World War Two. Discover what it's like to be an evacuee!...

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  • Suspense

    Mar-2004

    Abandoned as a baby, with no ties to her parents, Rebecca grows up to create her own unique and unorthodox family consisting of Joe, a historian and loyal friend; her husband Adam, Joe's friend; and Ruby, her beloved daughter, until a terrible blow t...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2002

    Yellow Bananas Teacher's Guide Based on the Yellow Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce and enhance what students learn in their core reading program through engaging activities that focus on reading skills. Teachers will find: ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2002

    ** FROM THE AUTHOR OF INSIDE THE WAVE , THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017** Leningrad, September 1941. Hitler orders the German forces to surround the city at the start of the most dangerous, desperate winter in its history. For two pairs of lov...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2001

    With Ice Cream, her first story collection published in the United States, award-winning New York Times notable author of The Siege and A Spell of Winter, Helen Dunmore confirms her status as a master of the shorter form (The Sunday Telegraph). In ea...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2001

    With Friends Like Zillah, Who Needs Enemies? When Katie meets Zillah, she's pretty sure she hates her. Zillah is difficult and bad-tempered and makes it clear she doesn't want Katie for a friend. Well, that's fine by Katie. Just because she's new to ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2000

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    With Your Crooked Heart is bestselling author Helen Dunmore's sixth novel. Louise married Paul, brother to Johnnie . . . Yet she doesn't get one man with this union - she gets two. Born twelve years apart in a one-bedroom flat in Barking, Paul and Jo...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-1998

    A heart-stopping novel from the WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 ' A brilliantly plotted thrilling fable unravelling dark, sad secrets' Mail on Sunday 'There are things you should know about blackmail . . . ' At thirty-eight Sim...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1997

    In this collection of short stories, the author takes the reader into a sensuous world of endless winters and midnight sun. As far apart as Finland, the Austrian Tyrol, and upstate New York, these stories come alive to the touch of estrangement, misu...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-1997

    Talking to the Dead is bestselling author Helen Dunmore's fourth novel. There's nothing closer than sisters . . . Unloved by their distant mother, Isabel and Nina cemented their bond in childhood when tragedy struck the family. Many yeas later...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1996

    Space Ranger: it's the best theme park ride ever. State-of-the-art computers and lasers combine to create a thrilling out-of-this-world experience, a voyage into the farthest reaches of our solar system and beyond But when competitors hack into the c...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1995

    Bestselling author Helen Dunmore's third novel, A Spell of Winter won the 1996 Orange Prize. Catherine and her brother, Rob, don't know why they have been abandoned by their parents. Incarcerated in the enormous country house of their grandfather - '...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1994

    Nadine, a sixteen-year-old runaway new to London, is set up in a decaying Georgian house by her Finnish lover, Kai. Slowly, she begins to suspect that Kai's plans for her have little to do with love. 'Be careful,' warns Enid, the elderly sitting tena...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1994

    In her prize-winning first novel, Zennor in Darkness, Helen Dunmore reimagines the plight of D.H. Lawrence and his German wife hiding out in Cornwall during the First World War. Spring, 1917, and war haunts the Cornish coastal village of Zennor: ship...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1994

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  • Historical

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