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Fiction: The Nick of Time by Francis King (Arcadia, £11.99)

No Telling by Adam Thorpe (Vintage, £7.99) The Book Against God by James Wood (Vintage, £6.99)

Waxwings by Jonathan Raban (Picador, £7.99)

The Clerkenwell Tales by Peter Ackroyd (Vintage, £6.99) Yellow Dog by Martin Amis (Vintage, £7.99) Mr Golightly's Holiday by Salley Vickers (Harper Perennial, £7.99) The Murder Room by P. D. James (Penguin, £6.99) Thinly Disguised Autobiography by James Delingpole (Picador, £7.99)

To the Ends of the Earth by William Golding (Faber, £9.99) The Boy who Taught the Beekeeper to Read by Susan Hill (Vintage, £6.99) Disordered Minds by Minette Walters (Pan. £6.99)