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Lucky Us

By Amy Bloom - Published 2015

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Eva and Iris are sisters, aged 12 and 16. They are unaware of each other’s existence until their father’s wife dies, and Eva’...Read Review

Bodies of Light

By Sarah Moss - Published 2014

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Saga

Bodies of Light is the story of a middle-class family in Victorian Manchester. Ally is the daughter and granddaughter of strong, idealistic women ...Read Review

The Letter Bearer: A Novel

By Robert Allison - Published 2015Published 2016Published 2016-02-25

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Literary

The Letter Bearer tells a story reminiscent of The English Patient, about a World War Two motorcycle courier whose bike runs over a ...Read Review

Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

By Frances Larson - Published 2014

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Nonfiction

Housing four of the five senses, our brain, and the body’s most elaborate set of muscles, the head naturally ranks as preeminent ...Read Review

A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz

By Göran Rosenberg - By Sarah Death (trans.) - Published 2014

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Nonfiction

In August 1947, a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town. He has come from Lodz in Poland and his ...Read Review

The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World

By George Prochnik - Published 2014

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Nonfiction

Stefan Zweig was a Jewish intellectual, writer and biographer, one of the most popular European writers of the early 20th century. He left ...Read Review

The Road to Middlemarch

By Rebecca Mead - Published 2014

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Nonfiction

George Eliot published her novel Middlemarch some forty years after the period of time it describes (1830-1832), so it might just have qualified ...Read Review

Lucky Us

By Amy Bloom - Published 2014

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At the age of twelve, Evie Acton’s young mother leaves her on the steps of her father’s house, where she meets ...Read Review

Secrecy

By Rupert Thomson - Published 2014

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LiteraryThriller

Set in late 17th-century Florence at the Medici court of the Grand Duke Cosimo III, Secrecy tells the story of Zummo, a talented ...Read Review

The Luminaries

By Eleanor Catton - Published 2013

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Literary

In January 1866, Walter Moody, newly arrived in the New Zealand goldfields, stumbles into a furtive gathering of twelve local men who have met ...Read Review