Fiction for Dad
Jimmy Rabbitte is back. The man who invented the Commitments back in the eighties is now forty-seven, with a loving wife, four kids ...and bowel cancer. He isn't dying, he thinks, but he might be.
Words are weapons, and one man is immune, in this dazzlingly original thriller from the author of Jennifer Government
In Times of Fading Light
With wisdom, humour and great empathy, and drawing on his own family history, Eugen Ruge majestically traces the stories of both this particular family and the GDR, while exploring the tragic intertwining of politics, love and...
Kit doesn't know who his mother is. What he does know, however, is that his father, Guy, is dying of cancer. Feeling his death is imminent, Guy gathers around him his oldest friends - or at least the friends with the most to...
From the author of the highly acclaimed American Rust comes his eagerly awaited second novel, an extraordinary multi-generational Texan epic
Brimming with cinematic references, Now Showing is best consumed with a tub of hot popcorn. For the price of two movie tickets, screenwriter Ron Elliott's criminally good mini novels bring cinema's best known...
Each indelible narrative in the Collected Stories is marked by Salter's great literary grace, his ability to show the subtleties of a character or situation with precision, and his equally assured ability to...
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The Ocean at the End of the Lane is a fable that reshapes modern fantasy: moving, terrifying and elegiac - as pure as a dream, as delicate as a butterfly's wing, as dangerous as a knife in the dark, from storytelling...
2121: A Tale From the Next Century
In this starkly terrifying vision of the near future, humanity has been overwhelmed by the technologies we take for granted today.
American Dream Machine
The story of two talent agents and their three troubled boys, heirs to Hollywood royalty. It's a sweeping narrative about fathers and sons, the movie business, and the sundry sea changes that have shaped Hollywood and, by...
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