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The year is 1665 and the women of Eyam keep many secrets . . . . .
‘A glitteringly dark historical novel of ambition, persecution and survival’
Based on the real history of the Derbyshire village during the Great Plague, The Hemlock Cure is an utterly beguiling tale of fear and ambition, betrayal, self sacrifice and the unbreakable bond between two women.
‘Spellbinding’ Nikki Marmary
‘Wholly Original’ Sarah Burton
‘Exquisite’ Emma Carroll
‘Bewitching’ Roz Watkins
‘Beautiful’ Annie Garthwaite
‘Mesmerising’ Rosie Andrews
Published on Thursday 10th February 2022
Available in the shop from 10th February, our price £12.99 (RRP £14.99)
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This month’s book is Dark Pines by Will Dean
‘The tension is unrelenting and I can’t wait for Tuva’s next outing‘ – Val McDermid
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The shop will re-open at 10am on Tuesday 11th January 2022
Forthcoming events in the literary world
Tuesday 4th January Announcement of the Costs Book Awards 2021 in the five categories
30th Jan – 6th Feb National Storytelling Week
Tuesday 1st February Announcement of the overall winner of the Costa Book Award 2021
Thursday 3rd March World Book Day 2022
Thursday 10th March Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 longlist
25th March – 3rd April Oxford Literary Festival
Saturday 23rd April World Book Night 2022
Thursday 28th April Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 shortlist
26th May – 5th June Hay Literary Festival 2022
18th – 25th June Independent Bookshop Week (2022)
13th – 29th August Edinburgh International Book Festival (2022)
Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
Described as ‘an uplifting story of female friendship against the odds’ ‘The perfect escape novel for our troubled times.’ PATRICK GALE.
It is 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She is going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may not exist.
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Peak District Mazzle
The distinctive map jigsaw puzzle
MAZZLE – the distinctive 1000 piece map jigsaw puzzle from HARVEY
The Peak District MAZZLE is a full colour jigsaw based on the renowned British Mountain Map, so the addictive walker can examine familiar terrain in detail in the winter evenings when deprived of hill walking.
The MAZZLE is a fascinating map jigsaw puzzle which will delight walkers and jigsaw addicts. It is also an excellent souvenir.
Moderately difficult jigsaw with lots of detail. Not suitable for children under 36 months.
Jigsaw size: 66cm x 50cm
Colour puzzle overview sheet included
New for 2020 – packaged in a cardboard tube
Tube dimensions: (h) 22cm (w) 13cm
Other Mazzles available to order, Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, The Cairn Gorms, Central Lake District, Loch Lomond and Trossachs, the Munroes, Skye and Cuillin, and Snowdon.