Father’s Day Gifts

We've gathered together some favourite titles below, but if nothing catches your eye, be sure to browse the whole site. With hundreds of books to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect Father's Day present.

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All Quiet on the Western Front book

All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Maria Remarque

The most famous German anti-war novel, based on Remarque’s own experiences in the trenches tells the story of a generation destroyed by war

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The Complete Shorter Fiction book

The Complete Shorter Fiction

Herman Melville

With stories like ‘Bartleby, the Scrivener’ and ‘Billy Budd’, Melville’s short fiction is unmissable. Illustrated by Bill Bragg.

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court book

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

Mark Twain

A hilarious novel from the master of satire and irony. Factory manager Hank finds himself transported to legendary Camelot, but soon discovers that King Arthur's court isn't quite as chivalrous as he thought. Illustrated by David Hughes.

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The Foundation Trilogy book

The Foundation Trilogy

Isaac Asimov

Introduced by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. Drawing on contemporary politics, ancient history and mathematics Asimov's extraordinary science-fiction epic of the decline and fall of a Galactic Empire is as gripping as it is utterly unique.

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Frost Selected Poems book

Frost Selected Poems

Robert Frost

At the age of 86, Robert Frost read his poem ‘The Gift Outright’ at the inauguration of John F. Kennedy. In turn, the new president paid tribute to Frost: ‘He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding’.

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Herzog book

Herzog

Saul Bellow

A masterpiece from one of North America's greatest post-war writers, illustrated with a series of mid-century photographs by Leonard Freed, Ansel Adams and others.

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy book

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams

In the first in his 'trilogy of five', Douglas Adams introduces us Earthbound readers to Zaphod Beeblebrox, the Babel fish, Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters and Marvin the Paranoid Android.

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The Hobbit book

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

A beautiful edition of Tolkien's classic children's story. Leaving his comfortable hobbit hole Bilbo Baggins goes on a reluctant adventure to defeat a dragon, and along the way he encounters the vile, but pathetic Gollum, and his ‘Precious’ – a ring to rule them all.

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How the Mind Works book

How the Mind Works

Steven Pinker

What is happiness? Why do we fall in love? How do we recognise faces? Pinker's exhilarating book explores the machinery of the mind – its origins and development, and how we use it to interact with the world.

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Impossible Journeys book

Impossible Journeys

Mathew Lyons

Before the modern age, only the intrepid, foolhardy or mad would undertake a voyage of exploration. Impossible Journeys tells the stories of 24 of these extraordinary journeys, from the Middle Ages to the Victorian era.

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The Maltese Falcon book

The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett

With this gripping 1930s thriller, Dashiell Hammett single-handedly reinvented the detective novel for the 20th century.

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Master and Commander             book

Master and Commander

Patrick O'Brian

The first ever Aubrey-Maturin adventure sees Captain Jack Aubrey take charge of his first command, HMS Sophie. To read Patrick O’Brian is to experience life at sea in the days of thrill of a skirmish with an Algerian quarter-galley.

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On the Road book

On the Road

Jack Kerouac

A fictionalised account of Jack's own journeys across America with his friend Neal Cassady, Kerouac’s beatnik odyssey captured the soul of a generation and changed the landscape of American fiction for ever.

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Redcoats and Rebels: The War for America 1770-1781 book

Redcoats and Rebels: The War for America 1770-1781

Christopher Hibbert

A gripping and detailed account of the American revolution which sheds a new light on the war that created the United States

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Rogue Male book

Rogue Male

Geoffrey Household

Opening, literally, with a cliffhanger, Household's classic thriller plunges you into a exhilarating game of cat and mouse as a would-be assassin is chased across 1930s Europe.

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