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Modern Fiction

Settle into a book that encapsulates modern life and society in an intelligent and contemporary way.

Modern and Contemporary Fiction deals with key themes such as modern society, growing up, personal and social problems and highlights these through the use of thoughtful imaginary characters and situations.

Contemporary Fiction a genre that is still under wide debate by scholars and writers as to what it is exactly. To East Neuk Books, contemporary fiction is the exploration of modern life through a fictional light. 

Whatever Contemporary FIction means to you, we are sure you will find something here on the East Neuk Books online bookstore.  

Whirligig
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Whirligig

Fledgling Press

Just outside a sleepy Highland town, a gamekeeper is found hanging lifeless from a tree. The local police investigate an apparent suicide, only to ...

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Where the Crawdads Sing
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Where the Crawdads Sing

Corsair

For years, rumors of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase And...

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The Midnight Library
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The Midnight Library

Canongate Books

Nora's life has been going from bad to worse. Then at the stroke of midnight on her last day on earth she finds herself transported to a library. T...

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The Gloaming - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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The Gloaming

Vintage Publishing

Mara’s island is one of stories and magic, but every story ends in the same way. She will finish her days on the cliff, turned to stone and gazing ...

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Conversations with Friends - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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Conversations with Friends

Faber & Faber

Frances is a cool-headed and darkly observant young woman, vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend and comra...

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The Blackhouse - The Lewis Trilogy - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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The Blackhouse - The Lewis Trilogy

Quercus Publishing

A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith.A MURDERDetective Inspecto...

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

Bonnier Publishing

Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo - until...

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Beautiful World, Where Are You - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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Beautiful World, Where Are You

Faber & Faber

Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he'd like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen i...

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Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! by Michael Morpurgo - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! by Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins Publishers

Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perf...

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Farm to Trouble - KINGDOM BOOKS LEVEN
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Farm to Trouble

Sourcebooks, Inc

First in a new cozy mystery series from USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower!Coming home to a run-down farm, gossipy neighbors, and a shady i...

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