Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
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|Norwegian Wood RRP $29.95 First love is never forgotten. For Toru, a student in the turbulent 1960s, he is coming to terms with the suicide of his best friend Kizuki whose grief-stricken girlfriend, Naoko, he has since formed a complex bond. But Naoki's reclusive lifestyle and melancholic envelopment make it tough for Toru to form a connection, something he has no trouble in doing with the vivacious Midori who soon becomes his infatuation. But it won't be long before he will have to choose between the two if fate doesn't intervene first. |
This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.
It's Paris, 1962. Wealthy stockbroker Jean-Louis lives a bourgeois existence with his perfectly-presented socialite wife. But when the family's maid abandons them, into the residence comes Maria, who is young, hardworking and - quelle horreur! - Spanish.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is all sleek, stealthy elegance. High-ranking intelligence officer George Smiley was forced out of service when a mission in Hungary went very wrong, but rumors of a Soviet mole hidden within the agency bring him back into play. If the theory of the former head, Control, is to be believed, the mole is at the very top, one of four senior officers. With the help of a lower-ranking agent with a few secrets of his own and a field agent who may be a source of disinformation, Smiley slowly draws out the clues he needs to lay a trap for the mole.
The body of a slain woman is found in a Copenhagen park commemorating Danish Resistance in WWII. A symbolic act? An ex-soldier disabled while serving in Afghanistan is savagely killed. A deadly warning? Sarah Lund is back, and her combinative powers are as sharp as ever. She soon discerns a common thread in the cases: all the victims are ex-soldiers, and all were stationed in Afghanistan. They are the protagonists of a twisting tale of top-level cover-ups, betrayals and lies set in a time of fear: that of Islamic terrorism, which clouds Sarah Lund's investigation. The victims are all linked through the war in Afghanistan - but is this really the deepest layer of these killings, which represent a major threat to the entire Danish government?