Книги издательства The Borough Press

We Begin Our Ascent
We Begin Our Ascent
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For Sol and Liz, competition is everything. On the road or in the lab, it’s all on the line.As a young professional cyclist in the Tour de France and a geneticist on the brink of a major discovery, success looks within reach for them both – if only they can reach out and grab it.But everything comes at a cost, whether that’s starting a family or doping to keep up with the team, and soon the worlds of drugs, cycling and family will collide, and they will be forced to decide whether the price of accomplishment is something they can afford.In this powerful, gripping and blackly comic debut, this young couple must ask themselves: what is it we’re striving for? And what is it worth?

The Happiness Machine
The Happiness Machine
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If a machine could offer a prescription for happiness but you might not like the results would you take the test?Eat more tangerines. Divorce your wife. Cut off your right index finger. The Apricity machine’s recommendations are often surprising, but they’re 99.97% guaranteed to make you happier. Pearl works for Apricity – meaning happiness is her job – but her teenage son Rhett seems more content to be unhappy, and refuses to submit to the test. Is Pearl failing as a mother and in her job – and does she even believe in happiness any more?

BINDING  PB
BINDING PB
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Emmett Farmer is a binder’s apprentice. His job is to hand-craft beautiful books and, within each, to capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If you have something you want to forget, or a secret to hide, he can bind it - and you will never have to remember the pain it caused. In a vault under his mentor’s workshop, row upon row of books - and secrets - are meticulously stored and recorded. Then one day Emmett makes an astonishing discovery: one of the volumes has his name on it.

PART  OF  FAMILY  PB
PART OF FAMILY PB
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SINGLE  THREAD  EX  PB
SINGLE THREAD EX PB
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The First World War took everything from her. Her brother, her fiance - and her future. She is now considered a `surplus woman`. But Violet is also fiercely independent and determined. Escaping her suffocating mother, she moves to Winchester to start a new life -a change that will require courage, resilience and acts of quiet rebellion. And when whispers of another world war surface, she must live with a secret that could change everything...