Harvill Secker

The Shadows of Men (Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1920s Calcutta can be a perilous place. Muslim and Hindu tensions are running high, and the city is a tinderbox awaiting a match. ...Read Review

China Room

By Sunjeev Sahota - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Trauma and endurance form the complex legacy passed on by a young woman, trapped in a loveless marriage in Punjab in 1929, to her ...Read Review

Civilisations

By Laurent Binet - Published 2021

Genres:

Alternate History

The book opens in AD 1000. Freydis Eriksdottir, Erik the Red’s daughter, leads a band of Viking warriors who travel as far as ...Read Review

The Autumn of the Ace

By Louis de Bernières - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

Daniel Pitt served his country as an RAF fighter pilot in the First World War and a spy for the Special Operations Executive ...Read Review

Death in the East (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In early 1922, Captain Wyndham of the Imperial Police is on his way to a Hindu monastery in the Assamese hills, for a last-ditch ...Read Review

The Convert

By Stefan Hertmans - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Vigdis, daughter of a rich Norman nobleman, is brought up in the Christian faith during the 11th century. As a teenager, she falls ...Read Review

Shadowplay

By Joseph O’Connor - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

At an essential level, this novel deals with the Irish writer Bram Stoker, and his relationships with the actress Ellen Terry, and Henry ...Read Review

Smoke and Ashes (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Christmas of 1921 is approaching in Calcutta, and Captain Sam Wyndham of the Imperial Police Force could hardly care less. A shell-shocked war ...Read Review

The Shadow Killer

By Arnaldur Indridason - By Victoria Cribb (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the sequel to last year’s The Shadow District, with both books set in Reykjavík, Iceland, during the Second World ...Read Review

The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock

By Imogen Hermes Gowar - Published 2018

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Too many times I have read a book, very often by a first-time published writer, that has been stratospherically praised by the media, ...Read Review

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