Chatto & Windus

The Fires of Autumn

By Irène Némirovsky - By Sandra Smith (trans.) - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



In 1912, a comfortable middle-class Parisian family, widowed Adolphe, his 15-year-old daughter Thérèse and his mother-in-law, sit down to Sunday lunch with ...Read Review

Road Ends

By Mary Lawson - Published 2013Published 2014


Megan Cartwright is the glue that holds her family together. At twenty-one, she’s never ventured outside the small isolated town of Struan, ...Read Review

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

By Richard Flanagan - Published 2014Published 2014-08-25



“Why at the beginning… is there always light?” muses Dorrigo Evans, recalling, as a one-year-old in 1915, the sun flooding a church hall in ...Read Review


By Laura Beatty - Published 2014


Mia Morgan is researching the life of Lady Brilliana Harley, 17th-century Puritan and now known mostly for the letters she wrote to her ...Read Review

Three Brothers

By Peter Ackroyd - Published 2013Published 2014


Separated by exactly one year from each other in birth date, Harry, Daniel and Sam are no ordinary brothers. As different in personality ...Read Review

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

By Fannie Flagg - Published 2013Published 2014



Beloved author Fannie Flagg has written another delightful saga spanning decades and focusing on the Southern theme of family. Mrs. Sarah “Sookie” Poole, ...Read Review

The Mystery of Princess Louise, Queen Victoria’s Rebellious Daughter

By Lucinda Hawksley - Published 2013



Princess Louise (1848-1939) was Victoria and Albert’s sixth child and, arguably, the most popular of the royal progeny. Beautiful, intelligent and artistic, ...Read Review

Red Joan

By Jennie Rooney - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Taking the more unusual approach of not if, but why, this novel is loosely based on the real life 87-year-old grandmother who was ...Read Review

The Windsor Faction

By D.J. Taylor - Published 2013


Alternate History

It is the first few months of the Second World War, and the British are in that curiously suspended situation, wondering when, if ...Read Review


By Janette Jenkins - Published 2013


Biographical FictionLiterary

Jamaica 1971, and Sir Noël Coward is in declining health, living out his final years in the sun and heat at his eponymous ...Read Review