Meet Me at the Museum is an epistolary story of love and selflessness. It put a smile on this reader’s face.
Told through the ruptured lives of three siblings, The End of Loneliness is a heartfelt, enriching novel about loss and loneliness, family and love.
A moving story of first love told in old age, looking back at a hidden world of suburban secrets and sham respectability.
George Orwell’s 1934 novel is a tale from the waning days of British colonialism, when Burma was ruled from Delhi as a part of British India.
In the balmy summer of 1920 Tom Birkin arrives penniless at Oxgodby station with his nerves “shot to pieces” and a commission to restore a Medieval work of art.
There is much to admire in Abi Andrews’ debut novel. She has created an inspiring female protagonist, one you will think of long after reading the final page.
Asymmetry is a story in which nothing and nobody is equal. It is inventive, compelling and altogether unforgettable. We should expect to hear a great deal more of its promising author over the coming months.
Walking Wounded is a brilliantly crafted, often harrowing, powerfully intense piece of work, which deserves to win awards.
At 162 pages, Ru is a short but intense potpourri of vignettes – powerful, superbly realized and well worth reading.
Love is an intelligent, compassionate, if melancholy tale, which demonstrates what can happen if we become too internalised and fail to be mindful of those we love most.
I rather like Pompey Casmilus, the narrator of this slightly off-kilter stream of consciousness novel.
It is difficult to know how to define Life After Life, Kate Atkinson’s 2013 Costa Book Award winning novel.
The British poet, novelist and children’s writer, Helen Dunmore died of cancer at the age of 64 on 5th June 2017.
I reflect on Atwood’s 1988 Booker-nominated novel about a controversial artist grappling with the tangled knots of her life.
The Vegetarian is concerned with obsession, desire, fear, disintegration of family and madness.