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Bitter Lemon Press

The best crime & romans noirs from faraway places

Our books are entertaining and gripping crime fiction that expose the darker side of foreign places. They explore what lies just beneath the surface of the bustling life of countries such as Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, India, Iraq, New Zealand, Australia,and the USA.

These are books for your travels, whether imaginary or real.

Crime books from Europe

Wilmington Square Books

Thought provoking books for thoughtful people.

A non-fiction list dedicated to writing about culture and society. It includes works on the visual and plastic arts, literature, history, philosophy and travel, by such authors as Francis Russell, Ian Hamilton Finlay and Raymond Tallis.

Books chosen for their originality, their quality and their contribution to knowledge and to debate.


Our books are available in printed and eBook format in quality bookstores and through online retailers.

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101 PLACES IN ITALY, A PRIVATE GRAND TOUR
101 Places in Italy, A Private Grand Tour A selective and authoritative guide to the art and architecture of Italy, the world's 'most visited foreign country'.
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A DARK SONG OF BLOOD
A Dark Song of Blood The third in the Martin Bora series. Rome 1944, an 'open city' beset by violence and decadence as the Germans prepare to retreat...
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BAGHDAD CENTRAL
Baghdad Central Baghdad, November 2003, 'mission accomplished' they said, but not for police inspector Khafaji.
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DEATH ON DEMAND
Death on Demand The return of Maori cop Tito Ihaka, “unkempt, overweight, intemperate, unruly, unorthodox and profane “, a stubborn investigator with an uncanny instinct for the truth.
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HOTEL BRASIL
Hotel Brasil According to the Rio police, the victim was stabbed in the heart before the head was separated from the body...
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THE MAN WHO LOVED DOGS
The Man Who Loved Dogs Moscow under Stalin, Frida Kahlo's Mexico, Trotsky's assassination and contemporary Cuba in one magical novel.
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THE SILENCE OF THE WAVE
The Silence of the Wave A woman on the run from her past. A child on the run from reality. A man on the run from himself...
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