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A Good Year

By Polis Loizou - Published 2022

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Literary

1925, rural Cyprus. This book tells of Loukas and his wife Despo, married only a year and expecting their first child—please God a ...Read Review

Voting Day

By Clare O'Dea - Published 2022

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Switzerland, 1959: a referendum is taking place on whether to grant women the vote, but one in which only men can take part. Farmer’...Read Review

Blue Postcards

By Douglas Bruton - Published 2021

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This novella has an unusual format in that the paragraphs, even sometimes just single sentences, are all numbered, with white space between each ...Read Review

The Second Person from Porlock

By Dennis Hamley - Published 2021

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1824. In London, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, now in his fifties and totally addicted to opium, sits by his seriously ill son, Derwent, and reflects ...Read Review

The Woodcock

By Richard Smyth - Published 2021

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Gravely, east coast of England, 1920s. Harriet and Jon have been happily married for two years. He is a naturalist who makes a ...Read Review

Valhalla

By Alan Clark - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Born in 1867, cousin of Queen Victoria, and known within royal circles as “May,” Princess Mary of Teck was one of the crop of ...Read Review

A Matter of Interpretation

By Elizabeth Mac Donald - Published 2019

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Literary

Translation is always a “matter of interpretation”, and it can (still) be a matter of life or death for the translator. Elizabeth Mac ...Read Review

The Prince of Mirrors

By Alan Robert Clark - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

The Prince in question is Prince Albert Victor, eldest son of Edward, the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra of Denmark. He was ...Read Review