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Books tagged with "intriguing"

K:PAX the trilogy by Gene Brewer

K:PAX the trilogy

By Gene Brewer

Prot is clever, utterly charismatic and has no traceable background. Does he really come from the planet K-PAX - a perfect world without wars, money, government or religion – or is this all a delusion? If you’ve always avoided science fiction before, here’s a great place to start.

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Mappa Mundi by Justina Robson

Mappa Mundi

By Justina Robson

When you can alter a human mind with the flick of a switch it's not only the implications for national security that FBI agent Jude Westhorpe has to investigate. The more sinister issues of changing the world order and creating a radical shift in human identity become all too real. If you’re a thriller reader who’s never tried Science Fiction before, this book is a great place to start.

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Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris

Five Quarters of the Orange

By Joanne Harris

If you’re looking for a little bitter/sweet escapism this could be a book for you. Mix all the ingredients for some culinary intrigue on the banks of the Loire.

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The Fig Eater by Jodie Shields

The Fig Eater

By Jodie Shields

This novel may whet the appetite with its descriptions of coffee shops and cake. It’s a multi-layered novel with a mix of suspense, superstition and latent eroticism set in early twentieth century Vienna.

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Playing Sardines by Michele Roberts

Playing Sardines

By Michele Roberts

A feast of dark and sensuous tales about food, women and love. If you enjoy all the good things in life, be tempted by this sweet, yet bittersweet concoction.

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