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Two hundred and fifty members of a new society, floating, stranded at sea, heading for unknown lands, fleeing a Europe in flames.
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Serpent's Tail Classics edition of a wild masterpiece by a Nobel prize winner championed by influential writers such as Karl Ove Knausgaard and D…
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Zoe Pilger's wildly funny debut novel, reissued as a Serpent's Tail Classic
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Welcome to the Hollow in the Land: from its neglected high streets to the isolated wilderness of the surrounding moors, this Lancashire valley bursts…
A poignant tale of family and revolution in postcolonial Africa, from one of the continent's greatest living novelists
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