Man Booker Prize Longlist 2012
The hilarious Man Booker-longlisted novel from the author of 'Darkmans', Nicola Barker.
The Teleportation Accident
From the award-winning Ned Beauman, an 'unquestionably brilliant' (TLS) novel that establishes him as one of the exciting and influential voices in modern British fiction.
Soon there must come a day when I can say for myself: This and that I shall do, this and that I shall not. Philida is the mother of four children by Francois Brink, the son of her master. The year is 1832 and the Cape is rife with...
The Man Booker-longlisted novel explores how each of us conjures up our own city.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
When Harold Fry nips out one morning to post a letter, leaving his wife hoovering upstairs, he has no idea that he is about to walk from one end of the country to the other. He has no hiking boots or map, let alone a compass,...
Bring Up the Bodies
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012
Portrays a city in collision with itself. With a cast of pimps, pushers, poets, gangsters and eunuchs, this title is a journey into a sprawling underworld.
Futh, middle-aged and newly separated, is on his way to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. When he finds himself treated with hostility by the hotel landlord, he does not understand why. Nor does he anticipate that things...
The Garden of Evening Mists
It's Malaya, 1949. After studying law at Cambrige and time spent helping to prosecute Japanese war criminals, Yun Ling Teoh, seeks solace among the jungle fringed plantations of Northern Malaya where she grew up as a child. There...
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