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Hunters in the Dark: A Novel

by Lawrence Osborne

From the novelist the New York Times compares to Paul Bowles, Evelyn Waugh and Ian McEwan, an evocative new work of literary suspense

 

Adrift in Cambodia and eager to side-step a life of quiet desperation...


Jalan Jalan: A Novel of Indonesia

by Mike Stoner

**Winner of The Guardian London's Self-published Book of the Month Award**

"What sort of idiot takes a job after a five minute phone interview, in a country he knows nothing much about and on the other side of...


The Past

by Tessa Hadley

“An exquisite writer, a writer’s writer, with a fine eye for detail and a way of crafting sentences that make you stop and inhale . . .  Hadley should be a bestseller rather than literary fiction’s best...


The Visitors

by Simon Sylvester

In the tradition of Neil Gaiman and Iain Banks, Simon Sylvester brings an ancient myth to life with this lush, atmospheric coming-of-age tale

Nobody comes to the remote Scottish island of Bancree, and seventeen-year-old...


The Restoration of Otto Laird

by Nigel Packer

Retired architect Otto Laird is living a peaceful, if slightly bemused, existence in Switzerland with his second wife, Anika. Once renowned for his radical designs, Otto now spends his days communing with nature...


Gorsky: A Novel

by Vesna Goldsworthy

An enchanting love story—a tale of big money, fine art, and great books On a rainy afternoon in London’s old Chelsea, a charming multi-billionaire Russian oligarch, Gorsky, walks into an ailing bookshop...


Quartet in Autumn

by Barbara Pym & Alexander Mccall Smith

With an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith

One did not drink sherry before the evening, just as one did not read a novel in the morning.

In 1970s London Edwin, Norman, Letty and Marcia work in the same office...


The Gap of Time: A Novel

by Jeanette Winterson

The Winter’s Tale is one of Shakespeare’s “late plays.” It tells the story of a king whose jealousy results in the banishment of his baby daughter and the death of his beautiful wife. His daughter is...


Everland

by Rebecca Hunt

1913. Dinners, Millet-Bass, and Napps-three explorers bound not by friendship, but by a dependence founded on survival-volunteer to leave their ship, the Kismet, and scout an uncharted and unknown island in...


Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel

by Salman Rushdie

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Harper’s Bazaar • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian...


A Clue to the Exit

by Edward St. Aubyn

A beautifully modulated novel that shows Edward St. Aubyn at his sparkling best

Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake...


My Friend Sashie

by Jane Duncan

'From the rail I looked down at Sashie's upturned face and the brilliant, early tropical sunlight made me think of the lights upon the stage of a theatre long ago . . .'

With these thoughts Janet Sandison says...


My Friends from Cairnton

by Jane Duncan

'I think you are forgetting one thing, Twice,' I said. 'You seem to forget that my home is where you are.'

Janet is unhappy in St Jago. Although Twice Alexander is now convalescing from his serious illness, the...


My Friend My Father

by Jane Duncan

'It seems to me,' my father said quietly, 'that one always tries to leave a place better than one found it . . .'

From the time when she was small enough to be held high above his head Duncan Sandison was the...


My Friend the Swallow

by Jane Duncan

'She was very small with fragile birdlike bones, and although she had slept in the white shirt and shorts she still looked fresh and airy, as if she had just flown in from the open sky . . . '

When Janet Sandison...


My Friend Rose

by Jane Duncan

When the problem-child Dee Andrews runs away from her Knightsbridge home to see her father in his City office, she starts a chain of events which involve Janet Sandison in the life and loves of her step-mother...


My Friend Sandy

by Jane Duncan

Janet and 'Twice' Alexander break new ground in the island of St. Jago, British West Indies-a setting as far removed from the Highlands of Scotland as a calypso from a lament.

But it takes more than a planter's...


My Friend Cousin Emmie

by Jane Duncan

'Since I lost the baby, you and I have been so close together that we have been almost a single person'

Janet Alexander returning by sea to the Caribbean with her husband 'Twice' finds their domestic harmony...


The Incarnations: A Novel

by Susan Barker

New York Times Notable Book of 2015

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2015

Finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize for Fiction

Winner of a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize

Hailed by The New York Times for its “wildly...


Spider

by Patrick Mcgrath

Spider is gaunt, threadbare, unnerved by everything from his landlady to the smell of gas. He tells us his story in a storm of beautiful language that slowly reveals itself as a fiendishly layered construction...