Parthian Books

We found 30 items
View
Sort by
View as

Hummingbird

Paperback
by Hughes, Tristan
Winner of the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award for Fiction with a Sense of Place. Beside a lake in the northern Canadian wilderness, fifteen-year-old Zachary Tayler lives a lonely and isolated life with his father. His only neighbours are a leech trapper, an eccentric millionaire, and an expert in snow. But then one summer the enigmatic and shape-shifting Eva Spiller arrives in search of the rem...
In stock online
Online Stock:
11 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 11 in stock
  • Bristol Store - 2 in stock
  • Warehouse - Out of stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

The Equestrienne

Paperback
by Kovalyk, Ursula
It is 1984 and a small town somewhere in the east of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic is in the firm grip of totalitarianism. Karolina, a teenage runaway who never knew her father and who grew up in an untraditional family full of strange women, discovers a riding school on the edge of town. There, she gets to know the physically handicapped Romana and Matilda, a rider and trainer. Matlida begins to coac...
In stock online
Online Stock:
32 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 32 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£7.99
£7.99

The Dat's Love and Other Stories

Paperback
by Brito, Leonora
Brito's stories engage primarily with the Cardiff of her youth, most notably the Docks and Tiger Bay. She was the first of a group of writers who heralded a feminist renaissance in short story writing in Wales. Her stories are full of light and life, and the descriptions are marked by an unusual exactness and sense of place. They are unique in Welsh fiction in that they present an insider's perspective on a...
In stock online
Online Stock:
10 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 9 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Hummingbird

Hardback
by Hughes, Tristan
Winner of the Hayes & Jarvis Fiction, with a Sense of Place at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2018 "What you could change and alter could never be finished or complete or dead. This is what I had been told back then, and what I had tried very hard to believe in since." Beside a lake in the northern Canadian wilderness, fifteen year old Zachary Tayler lives a lonely and isol...
In stock online
Online Stock:
17 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 17 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£10.00
£10.00

Van Of One's Own, A

Paperback
by WELLS, BIDDY
"Portugal is not all that far away, or exotic, or dangerous, but it felt like a huge stretch for me to leave my partner, family, job and home and just go off. An overland solo trip lasting months in an ancient little campervan was not the kind of thing I did. But it was something I was about to do."In her debut memoir A Van of One's Own, Biddy Wells tells the story of how, propelled by a thirst for peace an...
In stock online
Online Stock:
9 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 9 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

A Kind of Loving

Paperback
by Barstow, Stan
Stan Barstow's landmark 'Brit-Lit' novel of the sixties immortalized Vic Brown, the amiable working class lad from the North and led the way for author's like Nick Hornby writing similar slice-of-life drama. Still as fresh and alive today, it spawned two sequels: The Watchers on the Shore (1966) and The Right True End (1976). First published in 1960, it has long been used as a set text in British schools. I...
In stock online
Online Stock:
6 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - 1 in stock
  • Warehouse - 6 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Her Mother's Hands

Paperback
by Jaio, Karmele
`Jaio is undoubtedly a very skillful narrator' - Inigo Roque, Gara *Winner of a PEN Translates Award *Bestselling book in Basque at the Donostia-San Sebastianand Bilbao Book Fairs, winning the Euskadi Plata and Zazpi Kale prizes. *Winner: Seventh Igartza Prize, the Beterriko liburua (an annual distinction which readers award the best book in Basque), Hontza, JUUL, and Iparraguirre. Have you ever had the fee...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Ten Pound Pom

Paperback
by Niall Griffiths
In 1976, 10-year-old Niall Griffiths and his family immigrated to Australia from Liverpool as part of the Ten Pound Pom, an assisted-passage plan designed to increase the population of Australia and supply workers for its booming industries. Following three years of residence, the family moved coast-to-coast, from Brisbane to Perth, traveling more than 2,000 miles in a souped-up station wagon. Thirty years ...
In stock online
Online Stock:
4 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Feet in Chains

Paperback
by Kate Roberts
Snowdonia, 1880, and Jane Gruffydd is a newcomer to the district, dressed to the nines and almost fainting in the heat of the interminable prayer meeting out on the mountainside...In the pages of this classic 1936 novel, we see the passionate and headstrong Jane grow up and grow old, struggling to bring up a family of six children on the pittance earned by her slate-quarrying husband, Ifan. Spanning the nex...
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Freeways - A Journey West on Route 66

Hardback
by Lewis Davies
Exploring the lure of migration, this tale chronicles a drive along Route 66 from Oklahoma through New Mexico and Arizona to the promised land of California. Showing a country obsessed with change and itself, the story reveals how the nation fragments into pieces as the drift of manifest prosperity stalls on the coast.
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£5.99
£5.99

A Glass Eye

Paperback
by Meaba, Miren Agur
Winner of the 2013 Beterriko Liburua Award and the 2013 Zazpi Kale Prize, the prize of Bilbao book fair. `But what if we are all fictioneers? What if we all continually make up the stories of our lives? (...) Our life-stories are ours to construct as we wish, within or even against the constraints imposed by the real world...' J.M. COETZEE A writer in her late thirties retreats to Landes in France for a whi...
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Paris

Paperback
by William Owen Roberts
Paris (2013) is William Roberts' most ambitious work to date and can best be described as a contemporary historical novel. It concerns an extended family of Russian emigres struggling to survive in Paris and Berlin during the inter-war years of the last century and examines the difficulty of holding on to one's identity in exile. As the waves of political and ideological turmoil impinge directly on the fate...
In stock online
Online Stock:
3 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Martha, Jack and Shanco

Paperback
by Lewis, Carol
The coldness of the climate, the dark, the harshness of country life: all are woven into the fabric of a raw and timeless story where the portrayal of the animal world is unflinching, and the human beast plods on relentlessly toward what seems the inevitability of the tragic end.
In stock online
Online Stock:
2 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Insufficiently Welsh

Hardback
by Griff Rhys-Jones
In this informal guide to Wales, Griff Rhys Jones rediscovers "the land of his aunties". Born in Cardiff but raised in Essex, Griff is returning home on a mission to explore the real Wales: the one beyond the tourist trail that exists in the deep beautiful countryside, full of hidden treasures and eccentric characters that makes this country so unique.
In stock online
Online Stock:
2 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

Into Suez

Paperback
by Stevie Davies
1949: Egypt's struggle against its British occupiers moves towards crisis; Israel declares its statehood, driving out the Arabs; Joe Roberts, an RAF sergeant, his wife Ailsa and daughter, Nia, leave Wales for Egypt. "Into Suez" is a compelling human and political drama, set in the postwar period when Britain, the bankrupt victor of the Second World War, attempted to assert itself as an Imperial power in a w...
In stock online
Online Stock:
2 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Mrs D'Silva's Detective Instincts & The Shaltan Of Calcutta

Paperback
by Glen Peters
The book is the story of an Anglo Indian community in 1960s Calcutta coming to terms with India taking its first few faltering steps towards democracy. Joan is a single parent whose son's accidental discovery of the body of a young woman, gets her embroiled in the sinister activities of a maoist faction. The movement is bent on bringing a violent revolution to overturn the unfairness of caste, class, religi...
In stock online
Online Stock:
2 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£7.99
£7.99

Where to Now?

Paperback
by MORRIS, JANE [
Meet the prostitute who gets the better of her brothers when they try to marry her off, the wife who is absolved of adultery, the hero who drowns in a bowser of cheap beer, the poetry slammer who doesn't get to perform his final poem, and many more. The writing in this collection of short stories from Zimbabwe, edited by Jane Morris, is at times dark, at times laced with comedy. Set against the backdrop of ...
In stock online
Online Stock:
1 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 1 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

FISH TRAPPED INSIDE THE WIND

Paperback
by Christien Gholsen
This is the story of A Fish Trapped inside the Wind. It all begins in a small town in Belgium near the French border on the morning of the festival of St. Woelfred. There are dead fish scattered everywhere seemingly blown in by the wind. The empty quarries of Villon are soon to be used as toxic waste dumps. Are the fish a sign from the saint or a trick played by Contexture, the dance group who once got nak...
In stock online
Online Stock:
1 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 1 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

1519: A Journey to the End of Time

Paperback
by Harrison, John
When Hernan Cortes met the Mayans, Aztecs and other cultures of the gulf coast of Mexico in 1519, it was the first extended contact between the peoples of continental America and Europe. The Spanish found cities larger and better run than any in Europe, and pyramids greater than Egypt's. The Aztecs believed time was running down and they lived in the final age of the world. Many Spaniards believed Christ's ...
In stock online
Online Stock:
1 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 1 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£10.99
£10.99

Where the Earth Ends - A Journey Beyond Patagonia

Paperback
by John Harrison
My great grandfather and grandfather sailed the Horn, in steam and diesel, out of Liverpool. I was the first generation not to sail the Horn or fight a war. Instead, I would go to the end of the world, beyond Patagonia, to Tierra del Fuego. I would do more, I would see the Horn and find lost tribes. The child in me could go even further and sail the waters of Coleridge's albatross and enter the watercolours...
In stock online
Online Stock:
1 available
Available in stores
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - Out of stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 3pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£10.99
£10.99
View
Sort by
View as

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. By using this site you give implied consent. For more infomation please review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy and then Accept and Close this bar.

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. By using this site you give implied consent. For more infomation please review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy and then Accept and Close this bar.