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Michel Houellebecq

'The mischief-making enfant terrible of new-wave French fiction' Independent

Beer in the Snooker Club

Waguih Ghali

Known and loved by readers and writers since first publication, now back in print as a Serpent's Tail Classic

If He Hollers Let Him Go

Chester Himes

Acclaimed expose of racism in mid-twentieth century USA, now a Serpent's Tail Classic

The Piano Teacher

Elfriede Jelinek

Elfriede Jelinek's most famous novel is an explicit, shocking exploration of sex and fantasy

Red Riding Nineteen Seventy Four

David Peace

Volume one in David Peace's newly reissued crime masterpiece The Red Riding Quartet

White Bicycles

Joe Boyd

How was one man present at so many pivotal points of the birth of modern rock? Joe Boyd's classic memoir of the 60s music scene reissued as a Serp…


George Pelecanos

A stand-alone thriller by an acclaimed writer on The Wire: now a Serpent's Tail Classic with a new foreword by Mark Lawson

The Book of Disquiet

Fernando Pessoa

A prize-winning international classic, first published in English by Serpent's Tail in 1993, now with a new introduction by William Boyd

We Need To Talk About Kevin

Lionel Shriver

The Women's Prize for Fiction winning, million copy bestseller: now a Serpent's Tail classic, with a new foreword by Kate Mosse

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