Literary

Things in Jars

By Jess Kidd - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Red-haired, sharp-witted Bridie Devine is an interesting woman; she’s been a lot of things in her life, the latest of which is ...Read Review

Lampedusa: A Novel

By Steven Price - Published 2019-09-17

Genres:

Literary

Sicily, after the devastation of the Second World War. We are given the history of the last years of Giuseppe Tomasi, true-life author ...Read Review

Village of Scoundrels

By Margi Preus - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Based on the true story of villagers who saved thousands of Jews during World War II, Village of Scoundrels traces the fortunes and ...Read Review

Knockfane: A Novel

By Homan Potterton - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

This is the first novel of Homan Potterton, distinguished Irish art historian and man of letters. The story begins in the 1950s, and ...Read Review

Pax

By John Harvey - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

As a postgraduate student more than three decades ago I had reason to be grateful to Dr. Harvey for his Victorian Novelists and ...Read Review

My Life is Like a Fairy Tale

By Robert Irwin - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

By 1945, Dutch bit-part actress and dancer Sonja Heda is finding it increasingly difficult to find roles. Not only are fewer films being made ...Read Review

A Long Petal of the Sea

By Isabel Allende - By Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Allende’s fluidly written saga conveys her deep familiarity with the events she depicts, and her intent to illustrate their human impact in ...Read Review

Estoril

By Dejan Tiago-Stankovic - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In June 1940, a ten-year-old Jewish boy from Antwerp arrives alone at the Hotel Palácio Estoril outside Lisbon. Gaby, short for Gavrihel, brings ...Read Review

The Shadow King: A Novel

By Maaza Mengiste - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Maaza Mengiste’s The Shadow King begins after Benito Mussolini’s second invasion of Ethiopia in 1935, when a Fascist army armed with tanks ...Read Review

Requiem for a Knave

By Laura Carlin - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

This is a dark Gothic tale set in late Mediaeval England, structured as a pilgrimage from a village in Derbyshire to the shrine ...Read Review

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