Books set in United Kingdom (148)


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A Beginner's Guide to Acting English by Shappi Khorsandi EN

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Country: Asia / Iran flag Iran
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"A family. On the run. In a foreign country-- England"--Cover.

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens EN

Rating: 4     16 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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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
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In a future where criminals rule the night, Alex, a vicious fifteen-year-old droog, is "redeemed" by the state.

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo EN

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Country: Asia / China flag China
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Communication is proving tricky for Ziao, a young woman fresh off the plane from China. When she finds herself pitched headlong into an affair, and living with her English boyfriend, she decides to write her very own dictionary, a Chinese-English dictionary for lovers. But will her new love survive the cultural chasms between East and West?

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A orillas del mar / By the Sea by Abdulrazak Gurnah ES

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Tanzania flag Tanzania
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Una conmovedora historia sobre el exilio, el amor y la traición, del Premio Nobel de Literatura 2021 Huyendo de la mítica isla de Zanzíbar, tierra de mercaderes de perfumes y especias acunada por los monzones, Saleh Omar, un comerciante de 65 años, llega al aeropuerto de Gatwick con una caja de caoba llena de incienso y un pasaporte falso. Para comunicarse con él, los servicios sociales recurren a Latif Mahmud, un poeta experto en suajili, profesor y exiliado voluntario que vive apaciblemente en un apartamento de Londres. Cuando los dos hombres se encuentran en una pequeña ciudad junto al mar,... continue

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A Short History of England by Simon Jenkins EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
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Which battle was fought 'For England, Harry and St George'? Who demanded to be painted 'warts and all'? What - and when - was the Battle of the Bulge?In A Short History of England, bestselling author Simon Jenkins answers all these questions - and many more - as he tells the tumultuous story of a fascinating nation. From the invaders of the dark ages to today's coalition, via the Tudors, the Stuarts and two world wars, Jenkins weaves together a gripping narrative with all the most important and interesting dates in his own inimitable style. Until now there has been no short history of England ... continue

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A Spy in the House by Ying S. Lee EN

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Country: Asia / Singapore flag Singapore
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Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

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A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
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The first of the Sherlock Holmes' adventures, this book introduces the great sleuth and explains how Dr. Watson and Holmes come to share rooms together and solve mysteries together.

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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll EN

Rating: 4     6 Votes
Description:
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.

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All the Broken Places by John Boyne EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
From the author of the globally bestselling, multi-million-copy classic, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, comes its astonishing and powerful sequel. 'When is a monster's child culpable? Guilt and complicity are multifaceted. John Boyne is a maestro of historical fiction. You can't prepare yourself for the magnitude and emotional impact of this powerful novel' John Irving 'An incredible feat of storytelling. All the Broken Places is a stark confrontation of evil, an examination of guilt and deflection, and an old-fashioned page-turner. John treads the finest of narrative lines with skill and gra... continue