Fantasy books set in United Kingdom (18)


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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson EN

Rating: 5 (5 votes)
Description:
'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest - Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!' All hands on deck for the swashbuckling adventure of a lifetime! Treasure Island has captivated children for decades and remains Robert Louis Stevenson's most famous book. With the legendary Long John Silver leading a mutinous pirate crew, children won't want to miss the boat on this classic tale of treasure and treachery.

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Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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A novel from the author of Giving Up the Ghost and A Place of Greater Safety.

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Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Description:
"A true story of the woods, of the fae, and of the heart. Deep and green and wonderful.”—Naomi Novik There is a Wild Man who lives in the deep quiet of Greenhollow, and he listens to the wood. Tobias, tethered to the forest, does not dwell on his past life, but he lives a perfectly unremarkable existence with his cottage, his cat, and his dryads. When Greenhollow Hall acquires a handsome, intensely curious new owner in Henry Silver, everything changes. Old secrets better left buried are dug up, and Tobias is forced to reckon with his troubled past—both the green magic of the woods, and the dar... continue

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Drowned Country by Emily Tesh EN

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Even the Wild Man of Greenhollow can’t ignore a summons from his mother, when that mother is the indomitable Adela Silver, practical folklorist. Henry Silver does not relish what he’ll find in the grimy seaside town of Rothport, where once the ancient wood extended before it was drowned beneath the sea—a missing girl, a monster on the loose, or, worst of all, Tobias Finch, who loves him. In this stunning sequel to Silver in the Wood, Emily Tesh once again invites readers to lose themselves in the story of Henry and Tobias, and the magic of a myth they’ve always known. Praise for Silver in the ... continue

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens EN

Rating: 4 (21 votes)
Description:
From the bustling, snowy streets of 19th-century London to the ghostly apparitions of Christmases past and future, award-winning artist Roberto Innocenti vividly renders not only the authentic detail but also the emotional impact of Charles Dickens's beloved Christmas tale. In both crowded urban scenes and intimate portraits of familiar characters, we gain a sense of the timeless humanity of the tale and perhaps catch a glimpse of ourselves.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis EN

Rating: 5 (10 votes)
Description:
They open a door and enter a world.

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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll EN

Rating: 4 (11 votes)
Description:
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.

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Thirteen Storeys by Jonny Sims, Jonathan Sims EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
One apartment building, many stories. A chilling thriller that's perfect for fans of grounded horror like Get Out, Us and It Follows. A dinner party is held in the penthouse of a multimillion-pound development. All the guests are strangers - even to their host, the billionaire owner of the building. None of them know why they were selected to receive his invitation. Besides a postcode, they share only one thing in common - they've all experienced an unsettling occurrence within the building's walls. By the end of the night, their host is dead, and none of the guests will say what happened. His... continue

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Coraline by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 4 (7 votes)
Description:
In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. . . . Forever. Coraline is an extraordinary fairy tale/nightmare from the uniquely skewed imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.

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Watership Down by Richard Adams EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Description:
An allegorical tale of survival in which a band of wild rabbits leave their ancestral home to build a more humane society

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Good Omens by Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett EN

Rating: 5 (4 votes)
Description:
The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies written in 1655. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing and everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist. Put New York Times bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett together . . . and all Hell breaks loose.

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The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
G. K. Chesterton's surreal masterpiece is a psychological thriller that centers on seven anarchists in turn-of-the-century London who call themselves by the names of the days of the week. Chesterton explores the meanings of their disguised identities in what is a fascinating mystery and, ultimately, a spellbinding allegory. As Jonathan Lethem remarks in his Introduction, The real characters are the ideas. Chesterton's nutty agenda is really quite simple: to expose moral relativism and parlor nihilism for the devils he believes them to be. This wouldn't be interesting at all, though, if he didn... continue

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Cursed Bread by Sophie Mackintosh EN

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GRANTA BEST OF YOUNG BRITISH NOVELISTSFrom the Booker Prize-nominated author of The Water Cure comes a chilling new feminist fable based on the true story of an unsolved mystery . . .'A shimmering fever-dream of a novel' Telegraph'A dreamy sapphic romp' The Times'Gauzy [and] gripping, a qu[Bokinfo].

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The Wayward Sisters by Kate Hodges EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
Something wicked this way comes... 'This Gothic feminist mystery is just magic' Heat 'For fans of eerie Gothic mystery, The Wayward Sisters has it all' The Upcoming Inverness, 1769. On a freezing winter's night, astronomer Nancy Lockaby arrives at Blackthistle House, home to renowned Shakespeare scholar Caleb Malles, to assist him in his research. She hopes to forget all that has happened to her in London. Nancy initially finds herself captivated by Caleb's eccentric mind and deep passion for Macbeth. So, when she is warned by three mysterious women that Caleb is keeping secrets from her, she ... continue

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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinarylife, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.

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How the Marquis Got His Coat Back by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
A Neverwhere short story from one of the brightest, most brilliant writers of our generation - the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning The Ocean At the End of the Lane. The coat. It was elegant. It was beautiful. It was so close that he could have reached out and touched it. And it was unquestionably his. *** 'Gaiman's achievement is to make the fantasy world seem true' The Times

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The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
This night will be bad and tomorrow will be beyond imagining. It's Midwinter's Eve, the day before Will's eleventh birthday. But there is an atmosphere of fear in the familiar countryside around him. This will be a birthday like no other. Will discovers that he has the power of the Old Ones, and that he must embark on a quest to vanquish the terrifyingly evil magic of the Dark.

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Der König von Narnia by C. S. Lewis DE

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Sie öffnen eine Tür und finden eine Welt voller Magie NARNIA... gefangen im ewigen Winter... ein Land, das darauf wartet, befreit zu werden. Durch einen Kleiderschrank gelangen Lucy, Edmund, Susan und Peter nach Narnia, das unter der Schreckensherrschaft der Weißen Hexen steht. Als alle Hoffnung verloren scheint, bringt die Rückkehr des mächtigen Löwen Aslan die Wende...