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Last Exit to Brooklyn

Read in conjunction with Welsh's highly personal introduction, this authorial note will be illuminating for longstanding fans, and make Last Exit to Brooklyn easier to swallow for newcomers.

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The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs

The dangerous symbiotic relationship embracing two profoundly different protagonists forms the core of Scottish-born Welsh's seventh novel.

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Feast of Souls

Start of a new fantasy trilogy--an elaborate vampire variant--from the author of the Coldfire trilogy (Crown of Shadows, 1995, etc.).

GUARDIAN

Possession

In short, the whole book is a gigantic tease – which is certainly satisfying on an intellectual level. But still, that doesn't account for its singular appeal. Possession's true centre is a big, red, ...

THE GUARDIAN

Lies

Franken does concede that Fox can be entertaining "if you can stomach that stuff", but his attack on its presenter Bill O'Reilly, in a chapter titled "Lying, Splotchy Bully", fails to acknowledge that ...

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The Informers

In "The Secrets of Summer," a story reminiscent of American Psycho, a man/vampire tells how he picks women up in bars, lures them home by promising them cocaine, then bleeds them.

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Geek Love

After a hiatus of almost two decades, the author of Attic and Truck has produced a novel that everyone will be talking about, a brilliant, suspenseful, heartbreaking tour de force.

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Oyster

When Horse's body turns up in a trawler's net, his sons Darryl ("Little Horse") and Ross (with their gentler brother, Rusty, looking on in horror) murder Therese's brother, Alton, who they blame for H ...

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Choke

Since Chuck doesn't know about three-timing Clare's liaison with still another man, it's not until after he finds the body of Clare's much older husband Harryrich, retired, and innocent of any credit ...

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