A Year of Marvellous Ways
A magical story about life, love, grief, death, the sea and storytelling.
The Gustav Sonata
An astonishing book - understated, moving, thought-provoking, atmospheric. Tremain is an amazing writer.
The Empathy Problem
A gentle, unsentimental, amusing and thoughtful read set in the financial district of London. Published in August.
My Italian Bulldozer
Both funny and wise, this story lifts the spirits and makes you want to get on a plane to Italy immediately! A wonderful book!
The Last Pilot
A fascinating look at life at the start of the space race for a pilot, husband and father. Intriguing, clever and mesmerising.
The Butcher's Hook
Found myself physically repelled by elements of this story, but it's brilliantly written.
A story of a friendship and obsession, with horrifying consequences. Compelling to read, with a haunting conclusion. Published July.
The Children Act
A novella providing a snapshot of the life of a judge facing challenges personally and professionally.